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Eat This Carb and You Won’t Gain Weight

42 minutes agoHealth : Healthland

Unripe bananas and takeout white rice both have it

The 21 Most Popular Baby Girl Names of 2015

Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. Every year, another bunch of baby names rises to the top of popular monikers -- but the latest batch of trendy titles sounds awfully familiar to us! That's right, the Social Security office has releasedShow More Summary

Real Perspective

I walk the same path of amazing and strong parents who have lost their children to DIPG and other rare Pediatric brain cancers. I see what the future looks like for me. Those behind me, I am a storyteller, advocate, someone removed to help guide families through life and death decisions. I see and hear the optimism that their child may be the one. Show More Summary

Cold Turkey vs. Slow Turkey: What's the Best Way to Quit Smoking?

Photo by Mason Bryant What's the best way to stop smoking? Cold turkey, or slow turkey? A group of primary care clinics in England decided to find out, and the results were published in this week's Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers...Show More Summary

What the How-To Blog Posts Don't Tell You About Sleep

Right, right, right.... I am guilty of it too. I have also written a post on sleep with some quick fix tips related to nutrition...but the truth is, many times, if you have a serious sleep issue, all of this fragmented advice won't be...Show More Summary

UAB Hospital Recognized for Decreasing Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics

Antibiotic use in acute and long-term care facilities is a focus of UAB's antibiotic stewardship program.

In Scientific First, Researchers Visualize Proteins Being Born

For the first time, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have developed a technology allowing them to "see" single molecules of messenger RNA as they are translated into proteins in living mammalian cells. Initial findings using this technology that may shed light on neurological diseases as well as cancer were published online today in Science.

That Promised Upbeat Post

I realized a few days ago that my blog posts have all included crying. While they’re all true, and I’ve gotten feedback from people who appreciate that I’m sharing so honestly about how hard this is, I don’t want to leave the impression that I’m merely enduring this journey, because I’m not. It can be......

Share Your Success Story, Win a Year’s Supply of PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Mayo!

Do you have a Primal Blueprint Success Story you’d like to share? Then I want to hear from you! Write it up and include a photo. Including both pre-Primal and post-Primal pics is best, but not required. Don’t worry if you’re not a chiseled Adonis. This isn’t a “who’s the most ripped” contest. Whether you’ve […]

15 Best Places to Vacation With Your Best Friend

Post by Tanvier Peart. All of us need to experience that one trip that gives us memories for a lifetime. No, you don't need to drive off a cliff holding hands, or end up on some casino rooftop -- wondering what in the hell happened. All you need are your suitcase, some stylish clothes, possibly a passport, and the people you love to call friends. Show More Summary

Mother’s Day – joy for some, sorrow for others

A time of mixed emotions with pressure to meet some ideal image that can never be achieved. How to get through it intact.

594th Friday Blog Roundup

It has either been raining or in a state of pre-rain for… weeks. At least, it feels like it has been weeks.  Baseball has been cancelled a bunch of times, and I’ve been using up the cheaper hair gel because why bother with the good stuff when my hair is going to frizz anyway? I’m […]

'Transparent's' Judith Light says Season 3 flashbacks will be devastating

1 hour agoHealth : Booster Shots

The notion that we carry the scars of our forebears was an underlying theme in the second season of Amazon's "Transparent," and it seems the forthcoming third season will continue that exploration. At least that is what Judith Light indicated when she stopped by the Los Angeles Times studio to...

Woman, 78, killed in her Lake View Terrace home, police say

1 hour agoHealth : Booster Shots

A 78-year-old woman was found dead of blunt force trauma this week in her Lake View Terrace home, police said Thursday. Officers went to the home of Armida Custodio about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday after someone requested a welfare check, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. They tried to make...

Medical News Today: Switching to e-cigarettes may reduce immediate tobacco-related harm to heart

Heart cells showed a stress response to tobacco cigarette smoke but not e-cigarette vapor in a new study, suggesting less immediate cardiovascular harm from e-cigarettes.

Watch what "The Big One" on the San Andreas fault would feel like

1 hour agoHealth : Booster Shots

A top seismology expert this week reminded Southern California that a major earthquake on the southern San Andreas fault is long overdue. But exactly what kind of quake, of course, is impossible to know. Speaking at an earthquake conference this week in Long Beach, Thomas Jordan, director of the...

Shortages of emergency-care drugs are increasing

1 hour agoHealth : The Checkup

A study found that shortages persisted despite a law allowing the FDA to respond to them.

Some like it hot: Scientists figured out why female turtles are born at higher temperatures

1 hour agoHealth : The Checkup

With climate change putting turtles in peril, the find could help scientists figure out how to save them.

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