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7 Healthy Back-To-School Tips

As we approach the end of August, many of us are preparing for another school year for our kids. As a nutritionist, I regularly counsel parents and their children on healthy eating. The beginning of the school year is a perfect timeShow More Summary

Seattle’s Potential Solution for Heroin Epidemic: Places for Legal Drug Use

3 minutes agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

A city task force endorsed the idea of safe consumption facilities, which would allow addicts to take drugs without fear of being arrested.

Coffee cravings may be in your DNA

5 minutes agoHealth : Bel Marra Health

A new study has found that your DNA could be responsible for your coffee cravings. The researchers analyzed genetic data from over 1,200 people in Italy who had to report how much coffee they consume throughout the day. The researchers … The post Coffee cravings may be in your DNA appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

Sports Medicine Physicians Speak Out About Regulating High School Pitch Count

By 2017, all states must implement a pitch count regulation for high school baseball players. Sports medicine doctors applaud, but say there is more than can be done to address the shoulder overuse epidemic.

How much should we tell kids about their own health?

24 minutes agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - When it comes to deciding whether and how to talk to children about their own health, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula, some doctors argue.

New basketball facility opens on Saturday in Torrance

24 minutes agoHealth : Booster Shots

Shoot 360, a new basketball facility, is opening on Saturday in Torrance. It's considered a high tech basketball training facility. Located at 2076 Artesia Blvd., it is 20,000 square feet with over 20 specially designed shooting cages along with a full NBA size court. There will be a grand opening...

Happy Run-iversary

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer Last year, on the eve of yet another birthday (cue incessant crying and Porsche browsing), I decided I needed a little physical activity to get over my angst. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Why Quit Smoking And How?

For smokers, lighting up a cigarette is a pleasure but non-smokers find smoking irritating. Smoking can put both smokers and people around them (via second-hand smoke) at a higher risk of developing chronic medical conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure, lung cancer, and stroke. Show More Summary

Risk of early death goes up because of this

32 minutes agoHealth : Bel Marra Health

When we talk about women’s health, we almost inevitably touch upon the subject of menopause. Although many women may be relieved they don’t have to experience their monthly period any longer, menopause comes with its own set of unpleasant...Show More Summary

When It Comes To Breast Cancer, Doing More Tests Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better Outcomes

When it comes to our health and our health care, we love the numbers. Sometimes, we even fall in love with the numbers, assuming that the numbers tell us the whole story when in fact that may not be the case. Cholesterol numbers, blood pressure numbers, body mass index, whatever. Show More Summary

Everything you need to know about the new planet Proxima b (in gifs)

42 minutes agoHealth : The Checkup

All the news on the closest exoplanet ever found, minus the hype.

On illegal immigration, Trump supporters have views out of step with most Americans, poll says

44 minutes agoHealth : Booster Shots

Donald Trump’s supporters have darker views of immigrants in the country illegally than do most other Americans, according to a new poll Thursday from the Pew Research Center. Most people in America, an overwhelming 76%, believe these immigrants are as hard working as U.S. citizens, and 67% say...

MMA Rankings: What's next for Conor McGregor?

45 minutes agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Times’ MMA rankings for August: Heavyweight 1. Stipe Miocic 2. Alistair Overeem 3. Fabricio Werdum 4. Cain Velasquez 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Ben Rothwell 7. Andrei Arlovski 8. Vitaly Minakov 9. Travis Browne 10. Derrick Lewis Stipe Miocic will defend the UFC heavyweight title against Alistair...

Diversity on campus sparks protest? It's a sign of progress.

46 minutes agoHealth : Booster Shots

Show of hands: you work side-by-side with people who are much poorer or wealthier than you — and you share your living space with someone from a religion, race, nation or sexual orientation other than your own. We suspect few adults have their hands in the air. The vast majority of Americans live...

Medical News Today: Fatty Liver: All You Need to Know About Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

47 minutes agoHealth : Medical News Today

Learn all about nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and outlook for NAFLD.

6 Habits Of Completely Miserable People

I'm not thrilled to say this, but I've known a lot of miserable people throughout my life. Hell, I've been one myself. I've noticed that chronically unhappy people tend to have a few things in common- habits they follow, life philosophies they subscribe to. Show More Summary

Scalpel-Free Surgery Proves Safe, Effective for Treating Essential Tremor

A study published today in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine offers the most in-depth assessment yet of the safety and effectiveness of a high-tech alternative to brain surgery to treat the uncontrollable shaking caused by the most common movement disorder. And the news is very good.

Researchers Identify Possible Pathway to Reboot Immune System After Bone-Marrow Transplants

New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin ? receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus; and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who undergo bone-marrow transplant are slow to recover their immune system.

GBSI Antibody Validation Workshop Gathers Key Stakeholder Groups at Asilomar To Find Actionable Solutions for Improving Reproducibility in Research

The Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) targets the quality of research antibodies at a workshop at Asilomar next month in its ongoing efforts to improve reproducibility in preclinical research. Antibody Validation: Standards,...Show More Summary

The First Yoga Sutra: What It Means and How You Can Practice It

1 hour agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Lasater explores the meaning of the first sutra and offers a home practice to honor its wisdom. The post The First Yoga Sutra: What It Means and How You Can Practice It appeared first on Yoga Journal.

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