Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Health / Popular

Worm spends four years burrowing through man’s brain (but at least we’ve sequenced its genome)

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

After four years of headaches, a British man was found to have a rare guest living inside his skull: a tapeworm. The case is reported in the journal Genome Biology. Does your head hurt yet? Give it a minute. Read full article >>

Using a public restroom hand dryer? You may be spreading bacteria all over the place.

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

First things first: When you go to the bathroom, wash your hands properly when you're done. Seriously. This is not a drill. But what to do with those wet hands? Putting them under a hand dryer could end up spreading bacteria in public...Show More Summary

A new picture of Rosetta’s comet — and this one comes in 3-D

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

This newly released image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken as the Philae lander first approached it, is breathtaking even in two dimensions. But if you've got red-blue 3-D glasses on hand, you can see it in stereoscope, too. Read full article >>

Are You Using the Right Size Dumbbells?

yesterdayHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Dumbbells are an active girl's best friend because they're fairly inexpensive, compact, easy to use, and allow you to tone every part of your body. Using them can be a little confusing since they come in so many sizes, and many people may not realize that one size doesn't fit all exercises. Show More Summary

Now That It's OK To Do ... Murder, That Is ...

I just completed an interview, as part of research into the effect that working with people who have been traumatized has on you in the role of helper, and am a little traumatized from the experience itself. To be fair, the interview...Show More Summary

Ask D’Mine: Thanks, Diabetes (Just in Time for Turkey Day)

Hey, All — if you’ve got questions about life with diabetes, then you’ve come to the right place! That would be our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.… The post Ask D’Mine: Thanks, Diabetes (Just in Time for Turkey Day) appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Fund Drive Update, and Autism Vs. Alopecia

By Dan Olmsted We can’t offer you a very special concert with Yanni, or every episode of Upstairs Downstairs on DVD. All we can promise is that, with your help, we’ll keep doing what we’re doing. Boring, I know. But...

Cut the Carbs With 13 High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

yesterdayHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

When you start the day with a carb-heavy breakfast, the morning can sometimes drag, causing you to reach for that second cup of coffee. Try cutting down on carbs, and reach for one of these high-protein breakfast recipes instead. Whether...Show More Summary

Gosainkund & Helambu – day 2

Trip report by site editor Rick McCharles Foprang Danda 3190m – Gosankund 4380m Enjoying my morning coffee in paradise. The Lodge owner walked me out to a shortcut trail through the haunted forest, skipping Sing Gompa, saving perhaps an hour. … Continue reading ?

Nutritionist-Recommended Recipe Rehabs For Your Favorite Holiday Dishes

yesterdayHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

We all have Thanksgiving Day dishes we love but the calories and saturated fat, not so much. Dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD of Appetite For Health has great tips and simple tweaks to make your favorite holiday dishes healthier without sacrificing the flavor. Rich and creamy mashed potatoes, sweet cranberry sauce, bread stuffing, pecan pie... Show More Summary

Must See Documentary: ‘Who Owns Yoga?’ – Watch the Full Version Online Right Now

yesterdayFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

We advise you to grab a seat, grab a screen and watch this right now. “Who Owns Yoga?” is a documentary from Al Jazeera English Reporter Bhanu Bhatnagar and in its short 50 minutes it covers so much ground about the issues and challenges...Show More Summary

HIIT the Deck With These Sweat-Inducing Interval Workouts

yesterdayHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Source: Shutterstock We partnered with Spotify on this post that pairs working up a good sweat with the perfect tunes to keep you going. And what's better than a workout you actually enjoy? Get up and get moving with high-intensity workouts that sweat the pounds off. Show More Summary

Dr. Donald F. Steiner, Diabetes Researcher, Dies at 84

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

Dr. Steiner, whose discoveries were used by insulin manufacturers to improve their products, wrote hundreds of articles as a professor at the University of Chicago.

The New Health Care: Change in Health Care Law Would Take Aim at Consumer Inertia

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

Instead of being re-enrolled in their previous plan if they took no action, people could be switched to the cheapest plan in the same category.

Officials Revise Goals on Containing Ebola After Signs of Wider Exposure in Mali

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

The leaders of the United Nations and the World Health Organization said nearly 500 people in Mali and Guinea had been exposed to a sickened imam who had been misdiagnosed.

The New Health Care: Oregon Health Study: The Surprises in a Randomized Trial

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

The study upended conventional thinking about health insurance, and many of the individual stories were compelling and surprising in their own right.

Iditarod Again, part nine

As dusk faded, a thick, subzero cold oozed back into the Kuskokwim Valley, as though daylight had been the only force holding it at bay. We were coated in frost by the time we arrived in Nikolai, barraging the Petruskas all at once with five hungry walkers who hadn’t stepped inside a building in three days. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC