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Over Hill and Under Hill: Seeing the Appalachian Trail

"There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after."...

For the First Time in My Life

A brief introduction. Basically to make sure I'm doing this friggin' thing right....

Against The Odds

2189.2 miles is a long way to drive much less walk, and here we stand with 32 days until we leave and I can’t help but be scrambling around making sure I have everything I need to walk to Maine and to survive for 6 months. I know I am not the only one right??......

Bebo soda dietética a diario. ¿Puede eso ser nocivo?

Respuesta de Katherine Zeratsky, especialista en dietética Beber una cantidad razonable de soda dietética al día, como una o dos latas, probablemente no haga daño. Los edulcorantes artificiales y otras sustancias químicas actualmente utilizadas en las sodas dietéticas son inocuos para la mayoría de personas y no existe evidencia creíble respecto a que esos ingredientes […]

Something to Think About ~ When do you truly fail?

"Our crabapple is more resilient than I am. I try. I fail. And then I stop trying. I lose hope, get frustrated and impatient, and then give up..." More from Amit Sood, M.D. - When do you truly fail? Dr. Sood is director of research in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, […]

Mayo News Network Headlines 2/27/2015

In today's Mayo News Network Headlines with Vivien Williams: Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Winter Blues What Color is the Dress Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for the script.

Outside money aiding incumbents in L.A. City Council races

50 minutes agoHealth : Booster Shots

Unlimited outside spending in the campaigns for seven Los Angeles City Council seats has topped $1.2 million, with the vast majority of the money going to help incumbents at City Hall.

The Bloodshed State

Earlier this year, a Lake Worth, Florida, resident left his loaded gun sitting out on a table by the front door while he dressed for work. He heard a loud noise and ran into the hallway, where he discovered his daughter lying in a pool of blood with a bullet hole through her head. Show More Summary

The Lab School: A Nontraditional School for Nontraditional Learners

The Lab School is an innovative learning environment — grounded in arts education, individual support, and a hands-on curriculum — that may be just what the doctor ordered for kids with ADHD or LD.

Liberia’s President Urges U.S. to Continue Ebola Aid

2 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia praised the American efforts to fight the virus, which have helped to nearly eliminate new cases.

Pakistani Officials Issue Arrest Warrants Over Refusals of Polio Vaccine

2 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Police officials in the northwest province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa said they had issued hundreds of arrest warrants for parents who have refused to vaccinate their children.

Matter: In Short-Lived Fish, Secrets to Aging

2 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Turquoise killifish last no more than a few months, giving researchers a faster way of learning more about the mechanics of getting older.

Waldeslust - Joy of the Forest

Spending a little time in Nature can break the yoke of self-domestication and bring peace and happiness. Begin with a walk in the woods.

Largest Study of Its Kind Documents Causes of Childhood Community-Acquired Pneumonia

To investigate specific causes of childhood CAP, University of Utah Health Sciences and other institutions collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the largest study of its kind, the Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community (EPIC). Show More Summary

Medical News Today: 'Risk of bleeding' if recent heart attack patients take NSAID painkillers

Drugs such as ibuprofen, taken even just for a few days, have been found to raise the risk of bleeding in patients taking anti-clotting drugs such as aspirin after a heart attack.

Friday Funny 881: Instructions for the Game of Life

I'm stuck on #10 right now. Probably will be for a while. Stop by steveinaspeedo.tumblr.com for funny stuff posted all week long. Happy weekend! (I'll maybe see you at my art exhibition tomorrow night!) Steve in a Speedo http://iwannagetphysical.blogspot.com/

This 370-Calorie Cobb Salad Will Be Your New Favorite Lunch

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

A Cobb salad may sound like a healthy order, but more often than not, it's a sneaky calorie bomb. Loaded with oversize portions of bacon, blue cheese, avocado, and fatty dressing, you can easily eat half your recommended calories for the day in one sitting. Show More Summary

Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez hopes conditioning will keep him in the game

4 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

In nine years as an everyday player in the major leagues, Adrian Gonzalez has never been on the disabled list. His focus during spring training is on extending that streak.

U.S. and Cuban diplomats make progress, but still at odds

4 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

U.S. and Cuban diplomats said Friday that they had made progress in talks on normalizing diplomatic relations after a five decade break, but were still at odds over Havana’s demand to be taken off a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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