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Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap

4 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

Foam soaps are increasingly replacing traditional liquid soaps in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, the food industry and other public spaces, but the trend may carry a risk, a small study suggests.

Your Friday Night Yoga Playlist to Flow into Weekend Mode

4 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Get ready for your jump start your Friday night out with this vinyasa flow playlist. You'll come back to this Friday night yoga playlist time and again! The post Your Friday Night Yoga Playlist to Flow into Weekend Mode appeared first on Yoga Journal.

The New Old Age: With Age Comes a Mouthful of Trouble

4 hours agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

Dental problems are epidemic among older people. Experts are scrambling to address them in a variety of ways.

Socialising is good

Hi everybody, Just dropping in to say hi and tell you that socialising is good. Thank you all for your comments, hugs and wise words. I went out for dinner yesterday with 2 good friends and received some real beautiful … Continue reading ?

Tonight’s Reading Material For Republican Legislators.

Mike Magee Since the Republicans have stalled today in their eight year pursuit to repeal Obamacare, perhaps they should take the night off, and relax by reading UNC professor Jonathan Oberlander’s NEJM advice on next steps. Here are...Show More Summary

Why the American Health Care Act Should Require Men to Pay for Prenatal Care

Requiring insurers to cover essential health benefits like maternity care, mental health care, and preventive services is good for everyone.

8-Year-Old Carter Blanchard Learned to Love His Skin With the Help of a Furry Pal

White-Eyed Rowdy, a dog living with vitiligo, helped Carter Blanchard, who also suffers from the condition, learn to love the skin he's in.

Kate Middleton: Motherhood Is 'Joy, Exhaustion, Love, and Worry Mixed Together

In a recent speech, Kate Middleton admitted that no one—not even someone with a royal support system—is immune to parenting challenges.

PCT Prep: Road Trip!

Back when I played with Barbies, the accessory I wanted most for my main gal was that sweet red Barbie Ferrari convertible. Why? So she wasn’t stuck in my room and could explore other places (duh). I get claustrophobic on tiny islands. Show More Summary

Students Propose Solutions to Critical Health Issues at Annual Hackathon

From virtual reality to crowdsourcing ideas, participants at UC Health Hack 2017 combined creativity and problem-solving to create projects addressing critical issues in health systems and global health. The 181 participants focused on one of two tracks: health care delivery or refugee health.

Facial injuries are common in U.S. nursing home residents

5 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - More than 20,000 people living in U.S. nursing homes experienced serious injuries to the face last year, mainly from falling and hitting hard surfaces or while getting in and out of bed, a recent study suggests.

Nuevo rayo de luz para quienes luchan por perder peso: terapia con láser de baja potencia

La lucha por perder peso es compleja y llena de retos. Para quienes luchan contra su peso corporal puede ser difícil encontrar esperanza y solución, pese a que entiendan las consecuencias nocivas para la salud. No cabe duda que perder peso es difícil; por ello, existen procedimientos para extraer las células grasas del cuerpo. Un […]

Age-related hearing loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It's no secret that many people have hearing troubles as they get older.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gayla Poling explains age-related hearing loss. To listen, click the link below. Age-related Hearing Loss

Is Taking Vitamins Ever Useful?

For SELF, by Korin Miller. While experts agree that multivitamins aren’t needed for most Americans, there’s been a lot of talk about vitamins lately. Enough to make one wonder: Is taking vitamins good for you, ever? Gwyneth Paltrow’s...Show More Summary

When Did I Become A Person With Allergies?!

For SELF, by Amy Marturana. As a kid, I really resented the fact that we couldn’t get a cat or dog. Both my mom and brother were really allergic. We also did things like close the windows in the summer when people were cutting their grass, and eventually, got a fake Christmas tree. Show More Summary

Scientists assemble Zika virus mosquito genome from scratch

(Baylor College of Medicine) A team of scientists has developed a new way to sequence genomes, which can assemble the genome of an organism, entirely from scratch, dramatically cheaper and faster.

A merciless bat-killing fungus is on the move again. Now it's in Texas.

5 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

The deadly fungus that causes white-nose syndrome has popped up in Texas. Now in 33 states, it's almost impossible to stop.

They want to enlist 1 million yoga fans for the world's largest class

Sunset asanas turn into a dance party; kidney health gets an up-close look; an influential women’s group makes wellness a focus; and the world’s biggest yoga gathering kicks off. Here’s a look at four events you want to know about: Expect to see a long line outside Lululemon's SweatBox interactive...

These Brownies Are Healthy Enough to Get You a Hall Pass on the Whole30

5 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Whether you're eating a diet that's vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, Paleo, or Whole30, this brownie recipe has got you covered. That's because it's made with only three common ingredients. You can't get any simpler than that! You probably...Show More Summary

Ellen Pompeo Credits Her Baby Nurse With Making Parenting Manageable

Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo spoke about the challenges of motherhood and how having a baby nurse to lend a helping hand has made all the difference.

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