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Whew, this one has taken a while for me to sort through. I’ll start by saying that we made it to 13’700 ft, just shy of Rainier’s 14’410 ft summit that I could see from my vantage point behind the lead guide, Win Whittaker. As we ascended an open face with 60 mph winds barreling us to the ground, the rope between me and Win grew taut. Show More Summary

Salmon with Pistachio Pesto

This dairy-free pesto is heavy on pistachio nuts and light on basil. Spiked with garlic and lemon zest and blended together with olive oil, this is a thick, rich sauce that’s more than a little addictive. It’s tempting to eat this pistachio...Show More Summary

Recovery coaches at ERs try to help opioid addicts avoid another overdose

6 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Most of those who are rescued go right back to using. Coaches try to change that.

Yoga in the office? Firms should help us stay well, says public health chief

Yoga clubs, ‘walking meetings’ and standing desks are among the strategies small and medium-sized companies should adopt, according to Duncan Selbie Lunchtime yoga classes, providing help to remove ingrowing toenails and holding meetings...Show More Summary

20-Minute, No-Running Cardio Blast

There are no excuses for skipping this workout; it's only 20 minutes, and it requires no equipment, so no matter where you are, you can fit in a sweat session. Quick and effective, this workout is all cardio with no running required....Show More Summary

The 12 Best Vegan Finds at Trader Joe's

6 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Whenever I walk into Trader Joe's, I feel a sense of excitement because I am always discovering a new vegan item on its shelves. It's hard not to do a little inner dance when I skim the list of ingredients or see the little "V" for "vegan"...Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Homocystinuria: Causes, symptoms, and tests

What is homocystinuria? In this article, learn about the causes of this condition and who it affects, the symptoms, and how it is diagnosed and treated.

The 'Tone It Up' girls share 8 rules for living the fit life

We asked the Tone It Up girls for some advice and inspiration. They happily shared both.

HIV and cancer teams double up to seek out new disease killers

7 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

LONDON, (Reuters) - HIV experts at an international conference starting on Saturday are keenly courting colleagues in oncology to explore whether advances in harnessing the immune system against cancer can help the search for a cure for AIDS.

There’s new advice on what constitutes high blood pressure

7 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

The acceptable number is now higher — if don’t have risk factors for heart disease.

Listen: Singer Eric Paslay Talks About Diabetes

The number of singers with diabetes in the spotlight is ever growing. In this episode of the Juicebox Podcast, Grammy nominated artist Eric Paslay talks about his life with type 1 diabetes. You can checkout his music and tour information on the Eric Paslay website. You might enjoy this story about Paslay giving a concert […]

Watch what happens when kittens come to yoga. (So much more than downward dog.)

8 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

A lot of giggling, a little yoga, one messy incident — and maybe some adoptions.

U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face

9 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Reuters) - Patricia Canon drives poor rural Kentucky women to distant abortion clinics each week, part of a national army of volunteers who are growing bolder even as abortion foes ratchet up opposition to the activists they have branded as "accomplices to murder."

Patients Taking Opioids Prior to ACL Surgery More Likely to Be on Pain Medications Longer

More than 130,000 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgeries take place each year with the majority of patients not requiring pain medication after three months post-operatively. However, researchers presenting their work at the American...Show More Summary

Patients with Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears May Have Surgical Option, New Research Shows

The arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) surgical technique can offer patients with irreparable rotator cuff repairs the opportunity to return to sports and jobs that require heavy physical work, as presented in research today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Medical News Today: What is a thrombus? Causes and types

What is a thrombus? In this article, we explore the different types of thrombus, their causes and symptoms, and how they are diagnosed and treated.

A New Everest

A little over a year ago I wrote a blog post about my attempt to push up a really long and very steep ramp. As I described then, the ramp is so long that they built a flat section about 2/3 the way up so you can rest before attempting the last part. Show More Summary

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