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Gym Time or Meal Time: What Matters Most for Weight Loss?

Photo: Pond5 By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn When it comes to weight loss, we've been told time and time again: Cutting calories is the fastest way to see results. So when a group of doctors and scientists announced earlier...Show More Summary

Improve Your Digestion and Lose Weight With 30 Low-Calorie Dinners

According to scientific research and Ayurvedic tradition, making lunch your largest meal of the day can help you lose weight and ease digestion woes. Consuming 40 percent of your daily calories at lunchtime ensures that you have enough...Show More Summary

Goodbye to the rampant boobage of Playboy magazine

5 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

I was mildly surprised when I read today that Playboy has decided it will no longer feature full female nudity in its pages. I mean, I haven’t seen the magazine in years, but I think it’s probably fair to say that Playboy, and its relatively tame photos, have touched the psyche of any American...

What Does It Mean To Tonify Qi and Blood? Part 2

Founder’s note: Here is an article in three parts from two third year students in the classical Chinese medicine program at NCNM. They wrote this paper, and the accompanying presentation, as part of their Chinese herbal training. Read: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 coming soon… — In our first post, we discussed the […]

'The Martian' may lose top spot in crowded weekend at box office

5 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

"Goosebumps" may outspook "The Martian" at the box office this weekend. Ridley Scott's "The Martian" will likely add $24 million to $26 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to people familiar with pre-release audience surveys. That could earn it the No. 1 spot for the third...

The Way We've Been Treating Anorexia May Be All Wrong

Post by Stephanie Booth. When you're battling anorexia nervosa, food does not seem nourishing or even necessary. A full plate before you can fill you with dread. Now, researchers are an important step closer to understanding why: When choosing what food to eat, anorexics use a part of their brain associated with controlling habits. Show More Summary

Jennifer Lawrence and the Psychological Dilemma of the Working Woman Wage Gap

Women are socially conditioned to skimp on their wage negotiations for fear of seeming ‘difficult’ or ‘spoiled,’  a dilemma which Jennifer Lawrence summed up well in an widely-circulated article for Lena Dunham’s newsletter, “Lenny.” Psychologists dish on how to deal with this. Show More Summary

"Fools Rules" for Justifying Drinking

One of the symptoms of an alcohol problem or Alcohol-Use Disorder is when individuals make “rules” around their drinking. These rules may offer a false sense of security that their drinking is under control.

Meet the Neighbors? There’s an App for That

5 hours agoHealth : Well

As people spend less time getting to know their neighbors, a fast-growing social network attempts to reconnect us to the people living next door.

About Julia Banim, Author of ‘Anxiety-Schmanxiety’

Hi, my name is Julia Banim and I’m the new co-author of Anxiety-Schmanxiety. I’m a Journalist based in Manchester, England. Reading and writing have long been a quiet refuge for me from the social situations that, admittedly, have never come … Continue reading ?

Dachel Media Update: Response to Harriet Washington

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Aperture International. My response to Harriet Washington's comment on my story, Samsarah Morgan on CA Vaccine Mandates & African American...

This Could Cut Your Health Costs by $25,000 a Year, Study Finds

5 hours agoHealth : Healthland

After eight weeks of a relaxation program, people used clinical services 43% less, according to a new study

Gear Review: Ecosox Hiking Socks

Gear Review: EcoSox Hiking and Running Socks Disclosure: The following product was donated for the purpose of review. Introduction: A couple months ago, Ecosox sent me some socks. Specifically, a big box of beautiful, fresh socks. And like some sap that thinks they can just go into the SPCA to ‘visit’ the puppies, I fell in......

Yoga for First Responders: 5 Strategies for Stress + Trauma

6 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Police officers, firefighters, and others who face extreme stress and trauma on a regular basis can find peace in asana, breath, and affirmation. The post Yoga for First Responders: 5 Strategies for Stress + Trauma appeared first on Yoga Journal.

WATCH: Yoga Journal’s October 2015 Home Practice Issue

6 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

This issue is dedicated to helping you develop your ideal home practice and create a space you love to practice in. Learn more about the October 2015 issue. The post WATCH: Yoga Journal’s October 2015 Home Practice Issue appeared first on Yoga Journal.

USC's Claude Pelon out, Steven Mitchell unlikely to play against Notre Dame

6 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

USC interim coach Clay Helton announced Tuesday that defensive lineman Claude Pelon would be sidelined Saturday against Notre Dame. Pelon, a senior, suffered a knee injury against Washington last Thursday. Helton also said that receiver Steven Mitchell, who suffered an ankle injury against the...

6 Awful Relationship Habits, and How to Break Them

We typically think of habits as bothersome behaviors that affect us as individuals. However, there are habits that couples develop which can be just as bothersome, if not more so. By keeping us from getting the most we can out of our closest bonds with others, they can stand in between us and true relationship happiness.

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor and #NoBraDay Has Nothing to Do With Me

Post by Juliet Farmer. Today is #NoBraDay, the latest gimmick in a string of breast cancer awareness campaigns that were clearly cooked up by someone who has never had breast cancer. While there's no question billions of women walking about braless today will get attention, I doubt it will garner much in the way of breast cancer awareness. Show More Summary

Dreams That Warn of Breast Cancer

Kat O'Keefe-Kanavos, author of Surviving Cancerland, is not your ordinary dreamer, although her story of discovering her own breast cancer through her dreams is not unique. Neither is her experience of having doctors be skeptical of the importance of her warning dreams. Show More Summary

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