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These Real Girls Prove That Lace-Up Shoes Are For the Birds

There was a time when laces ruled all. You tied them in neat little bows, maybe you even weaved them to make a checkerboard pattern. Either way, it's time for an upgrade because laces have gone the way of the dodo. The biggest trendShow More Summary

Beyoncé 3.0: The Maternal Ideal

1 hour agoHealth : Well

By making her pregnancy a dazzling performance, is the singer raising the bar too high?

An Ad About Risk Misses The One In Plain Sight

Sometimes you just can’t make this stuff up. At least, that’s the thought I was left with this morning when I happened to see a television advertisement touting a particular company’s abilities to apply predictive analytics to ordinary...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention -Can One Rely On Coconut To Prevent Heart Disease?

People used to stay away from coconut products because they are unhealthy. Lately, coconut seems to return as a health food, and coconut-based products have become increasingly popular. Proponents of coconut claim that coconut contains...Show More Summary

Sara’s Story: Pregnant Survivor of Rape & Meth Addiction at 18 Years Old

Hi, I don’t know really how to start this off. I was debating if I should write more as a story of my life, a letter to meth or something else. So, I will do a little of it all. My motto these days is... Read the full article... The post... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my blog for the full story, more meth resources and more! ]]

Upcoming Events

Adult ADD Productivity Circle The next Adult ADD Productivity Circle begins on May 8th.  There are now 3 different membership levels for the Productivity Circle too.  Registration opens this Friday at 12:00 pm EDT. If you are interested in the Super level make sure set up a reminder to register on Friday. The Super section […]

Ascending & Descending

Sorry for the lack of updates, but it’s been a crazy ride so far as I’ve officially hit one month on the trail. Currently, I am a few miles out of Hot Springs. But for the past few days, I’ve been between Hot Springs and a mini tripShow More Summary

Ten life lessons on managing stress (that I keep learning over and over)

Asking for help doesn’t need to be as difficult as I make it sometimes. “Is there a way you could help me with this?” or “How would you handle _____?” can be power questions. I’ve learned that there is a certain kind of lonely stressed-out feeling that I have when I really need to be... Show More Summary

Top 5 Questions I’ve been asked about the PCT (and my answers)

That’s right! My first extremely click-bait(ish) post and I’m not even sorry about it! Hear me out. There were questions that people had before I started the Appalachian Trail, most of which seemed quiz-like. The questions were very logistical. Show More Summary

These Are the Hip Stretches Your Body Needs Stat

We sit for hours. At desks. In cars. On couches binge-watching new releases on Netflix. All this sitting makes for some seriously tight and achy hips, but we have an easy remedy: stretching, of course. To take care of this joint, you need to lengthen all the muscles around the hips and glutes. Show More Summary

Black Pepper Tofu Stir Fry

I had my monthly book club last night. Except I didn’t read the book. In my defense, I started the first few pages and at another mom’s club event, one of the moms cued me in that the book wasn’t worth reading. If only I’d known that before spending $9.99 on the book. Ha! But,... Read More »

Trial investigates use of asthma drug for patients with heart conditions

(NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy?s and St Thomas? and King?s College London) Researchers at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust have launched an innovative new trial which aims to improve the recovery of patients with serious heart conditions. Show More Summary

The Best Workouts For Introverts Who Want to Escape Other Humans

There's been a huge boom around social fitness lately, particularly around boutique studio classes. For some people, that's amazing! The opportunity to connect with your community and make new friends through fitness is exciting. Yet...Show More Summary

Further Investigations of Cellular Senescence in Muscle Aging and Frailty

5 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

As a topic for aging research, cellular senescence passed its tipping point a few years ago. Prior to that growth of interest and attention it was a struggle to raise funding for this area of work, and thus it didn't matter how compelling the evidence was for its involvement in the processes of aging. Show More Summary

New evidence finds standardized cigarette packaging may reduce number of people who smoke

(Wiley) A Cochrane Review published today finds standardized tobacco packaging may lead to a reduction in smoking prevalence and reduces the appeal of tobacco.

Folate Receptor Overexpression Can Be Visualized in Real Time During Pituitary Adenoma Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery

Winner of the Synthes Skull Base Award, John Y.K. Lee, MD, FAANS, presented his research, Folate Receptor Overexpression Can Be Visualized in Real Time During Pituitary Adenoma Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery, during the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting

Angiogenesis Plays a Critical Role in Group 3 Medulloblastoma Pathogenesis

Winner of the Columbia Softball Charity Award, Eric M. Thompson, MD, presented his research, Angiogenesis Plays a Critical Role in Group 3 Medulloblastoma Pathogenesis, during the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting.

UK plain cigarette pack law seen cutting number of smokers by 300,000

5 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

LONDON (Reuters) - The introduction of plain packaging for tobacco cigarettes sold in Britain from next month could cut the number of smokers in the country by another 300,000 within a year, researchers said on Thursday.

Drugs firms call for phased transition of regulation after Brexit

5 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

LONDON (Reuters) - Pharmaceutical companies called on Thursday for a phased transition in drug regulation after Britain leaves the European Union, in order to avoid supply disruption and protect public health.

Stash Your Gear in One of These 9 Supercute Gym Bags Under $40

If your gym bag is past the point of being salvaged, smells like a high school locker room, or is falling apart at the seams (perhaps some unfortunate combination of the aforementioned), then you probably definitely need a new carryall for your shower shoes, towel, favorite gym water bottle, and headphones. Show More Summary

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