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Last Wednesday night, we teamed up with Wanderlust Festival and Jill Platner for a kombucha cocktail party to launch Yoga on the Fly, our must-have yoga poster for summer travel.
Can inclusion have a bottom-line impact for business? It's a question of question I think about a lot. I'm an advocate, but I also work in the business world. Can those two worlds meet? Can the business world create value for the community, in a way that also benefits the company? I've always hoped so, and thus I’m always alert for concrete examples in my daily life. read more
U-M study finds peripherally inserted central catheters - an often preferred route for delivery of IV medications -- increase risk of blood clots in sickest patients
Fibromyalgia is a condition in which a person experiences chronic widespread pain and stiffness of the joints. Some patients with this medical condition may also experience bowel abnormalities, swallowing issues, sleep disturbance and even numbness as well as a tingling sensation. Fibromyalgia’s exact cause is still unknown and hence the various treatments only cure the [...]Show More Summary
Closure of Overton Elementary will force displaced students to walk dangerous new routes to school, said Jitu Brown, a parent and organizer who helped lead about 150 protesters on a South Side march today.
In case you are thinking about abortion options during first trimester, you should know that basically there are two options: abortion pill or aspiration abortion. Both of them have their advantages and disadvantages so you should weigh your options. Abortion pill You can use this method until the ninth week of pregnancy. In this case [...]
My wakeup heart rate was 63, and that is high enough that I should have stayed home. But I went running with a hope of doing 2.5 miles. However, at 1/2 mile, I turned around and went home. My legs felt like they were made of lead, and I had no energy for walking much less for running. Show More Summary
With hurricane season less than two weeks away, and a very active season predicted by meteorologists, all thoughts are on what happened last year, when a tropical cyclone named Sandy raced north from the Caribbean, hung a sharp leftShow More Summary
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis -- two disorders that are difficult to tell apart. A molecular marker obtained from pancreatic "juices" can identify almost all cases of pancreatic cancer, their study shows.
Slimming down for Summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just one day. Read on to get our tips on how to feel less bloated and puffy - and have a flatter belly - by the end of today! View Slideshow ›
Racked's editorial director shares the creative green juice recipe (peppers, carrots, and lime!) that kept her healthy through her pregnancy.
Depressed people aren't ambitionless, but their goal-setting practices are less focused than those of non-depressed people. What does this tell us about how goals work in general? More » Goal-Setting: What Difference Does Depression Make? is a post from Blisstree - Get tips on healthy living, work outs, wellness & health food recipes. Show More Summary
If you have a new little one at home who will soon be on the move and will be crawling soon, you may want to start thinking about babyproofing your home. We are loving HelloBee's handy dandy printable babyproofing checklist. Head on over to HelloBee for detailed listings of what to do and when you're done, click the image above, print and get started.
Hours into a Red Line construction project that promises to snarl commutes for months, the southbound train steered away from the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday morning and instead traveled down the Green Line tracks.
It is time to whip yourself into shape for bikini season. Waste no gym time with this total-body workout. It keeps the heart rate up while toning you from head to toe. Press play and get ready to get your sweat on!
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have identified a potential new risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea: asthma.
A new study looking at sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and markers for Alzheimer's disease (AD) risk in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and neuroimaging adds to the growing body of research linking the two.
Gourmands and foodies everywhere have long recognized ginger as a great way to add a little peppery zing to both sweet and savory dishes; now, a study from researchers at Columbia University shows purified components of the spicy root also may have properties that help asthma patients breathe more easily.