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Meditation Physically Changes Your Brain’s Gray Matter for the Better, Study Finds

4 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Grey or gray matter. However you spell it, if you meditate, oh, it’s a-changin’. And that’s what a team of Harvard researchers is telling us. The most astounding part? Our brain’s gray matter can change in shape and size (for the better, mind you) in just eight weeks of practicing meditation. Show More Summary

Losing Every Battle, Winning the War

By J.B. Handley The nadir for me came on January 6, 2011, when Anderson Cooper interviewed Dr. Andrew Wakefield live on national television. It was an absurd and painful moment. Anderson Cooper, a journalist I had generally respected, treated Andy...

Well: Are Vitamin Drinks a Bad Idea?

4 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Some nutrition scientists are concerned that with the profusion of fortified foods, beverages and supplements, many people may be ingesting levels of vitamins and other nutrients that are not only unnecessary, but potentially harmfu...

Harvard Bill of Health Blog Guest Post: Mary Holland On Art Caplan's Vax Crackdowns

We invite you to read Oregon Law Review: Herd Immunity and Compulsory Childhood Vaccination: Does the Theory Justify the Law? By MARY HOLLAND AND CHASE E. ZACHARY ABSTRACT: Compulsory childhood vaccination is a cornerstone of U.S. public health policy. All...

Los Angeles to Build Housing for Veterans

4 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to settle a three-year-old lawsuit brought on behalf of homeless veterans by pledging to build permanent and transitional “bridge” housing.

Matter: In the Way Cancer Cells Work Together, a Possible Tool for Their Demise

4 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Research on the cooperation that goes on in a cancerous tumor could point to a new strategy for fighting the disease.

Joe And The Right Thing To Say

We see her virtually every day. Either we run into her in the lobby, on the elevator or we meet her as she is leaving and we are coming home. Our schedules must be very similar. On top of that, she like we, hasn't filled her life with rushing and as a result we often stop to chat. Show More Summary

Super Yoga Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots

5 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Last time we checked in with the Seattle Seahawks they were making history winning Super Bowl XLVII. Before that they were talking about changing the future of football with yoga and meditation, again, making history, albeit of a different kind. Show More Summary

The Mysterious Demise of Mr. Mojo Risin

Jim Morrison, the poetic lyrical  voice of The Doors, died at the age of twenty-seven in Paris, France. On their next to final album (Morrison Hotel, 1970) before his untimely demise, sounding a lot like he just "woke up this morning and got myself a beer," Morrison (Mr. Show More Summary

U.S. long-distance hiking trails

5 hours agoFitness / Hiking : BestHike.com

Hiking has gone Hollywood with the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s bestselling backpacking memoir Wild – and the Pacific Crest Trail is its real star. If the film inspires you, here are 10 trails that explore the stunning US wilderness … Continue reading ?

Ask an Expert: Should I Go to a Halfway House or a Recovery Community?

7 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Today's question is on whether a recovery community or a halfway house would be a better choice after rehab.

Houston Area Family Expecting Quintuplets

It took three years of infertility for Danielle and Adam Busby to finally conceive their now three-year-old daughter. So, when the couple decided to try and expand their family, they hoped they would get more than one child. The post Houston Area Family Expecting Quintuplets appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Super.Natural LS Top 175 Baselayer Jersey

I hate writing product reviews about my underwear, but I’ve had such a good experience using Super.Natural’s LS Top 175 this winter, that I wanted to tell you about this new brand. Half wool, half synthetic, the Super.Natural’s LS 175...Show More Summary

The 5 best (healthy!) comfort foods on Instagram this week

10 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Blame the blizzard. Instagram was filled with gorgeous, healthy comfort foods this week—here are five to drool over (or make).

Now you can get your green juice at…the mall?

10 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Jamba Juice, the chain known for its super-size strawberry-filled fruit smoothies, is launching cold-pressed bottled juices nationwide.

Q&A: The NFL player whose touchdown celebration is a “Namaste bow”

11 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster does yoga, meditates—and you really won't believe how much kale he eats.

Gear Gone Wild: 15 Pairs of Printed Workout Pants

12 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

In an endless sea of black capris, take a stand with fresh, fun style. From bursts of loud pop art to girlie, laid-back looks, each pair of these flattering printed pants will refresh your workout wardrobe - without totally breaking the bank.

The judge saw through the lie

In a Boston Globe story, here's how Priyanka Dayal McCluskey reports on how the outgoing CEO of Partners Healthcare System described the deal that was turned down today by Suffolk Superior Court Judge Janet L. Sanders:“The judge hasShow More Summary

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