From stretch marks and acne to itchiness and rashes, your skin will go through as many changes during pregnancy as the baby growing inside of you! During pregnancy, you must avoid retinoids, or vitamin A derivatives, such as Retin-AShow More Summary
You've likey heard that breastfeeding can confer some pretty impressive benefits to your baby—reduced ear infections and asthma, maybe even a bump in IQ among them. Turns out there are even more perks for your little one, not to mention...Show More Summary
The modified moves taught in prenatal yoga are both safe and beneficial to expectant moms. To warm up your muscles, most yoga sequences start with this pose: Stand with feet farther than hip-width apart, knees slightly bent and toes pointed straight ahead, your palms touching at "heart center" (in front of your chest). Show More Summary
Last weekend, I was on a romantic vacay with my boyfriend in Riviera Maya and since we're both huge nerds for history and animals, we stayed at a resort connected to an Mayan ecological reserve called Xcaret. (Highly recommended, BTW). Show More Summary
Want to have your baby at home? Or is a scheduled C-section your preference? Most women opt for something in between the far ends of the birthing-choices spectrum. This look at the 7 options will help you decide what is best for you. Issue name: Dec/Jan 2009 Related articles: home delivery Scheduled Delivery Labor & Delivery read more
A new study claims a soda habit can damage your chompers as badly as a drug habit.
By THEODORIC MEYER ProPublica As the United States grows warmer and extreme weather more common, the federal government’s flood insurance maps are becoming increasingly important. The maps, drawn by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, dictate the monthly premiums millions of American households pay for flood insurance. Show More Summary
President Obama addressed the recent upsurge of military sexual assault cases and the “rippling” affects during his commencement speech to graduating midshipmen of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland Friday. “Those who commit sexual assault are not only committing a crime, they threaten the trust and discipline that makes our military strong,” Obama said. [...]
Side lunges offer a new take on regular lunges. They allow you to work your hips, glutes and thighs a bit differently than traditional squats and lunges while still targeting the major muscles of the lower body. They offer a really good workout and are friendly on the knees, reducing the risk of injury. Show More Summary
The CTA will waive a $5 fee for customers who obtain the new Ventra transit card in 2013 and it also will eliminate or reduce some of the controversial service charges, officials said Friday.
This is a special challenge-inspired weekend quote. I hopped on Facebook really quick this morning and saw this: Oh how I love a good daily challenge! And since I pretty much retired #YogaADay and #DailyYogurt for myself, I think it’s a good time to move on to #RWRunStreak. According to Runner’s World, the idea is [...]
Oh hi there, Self.com. I'm Jaclyn, the assistant fitness editor here at SELF. I'm also an ACE-certified personal trainer, a licensed Spinning instructor and pretty much have googly eyes for any kind of intense workout. (Example: Check me out during a mud run last year. Show More Summary
Celebs like Jessica Alba and Cameron Diaz love it, and if you're a runner, you may love CrossFit, too. This workout is all about basic exercises involving body resistance, gymnastics, aerobics, weight lifting, and other high-intensity moves. Show More Summary
I love / hate to stop by PhotoshopTroll.com now and then. People THINK they're asking a Photoshop expert for help on an image, but instead they get trolled. Here's a good one. (WARNING: naughty words.) Steve in a Speedo http://iwannagetphysical.blogspot.com/
I saw this photo on Instagram Fitness. After a little research, I found that it’s a photo of Tricia Kelly (tkofitatx) on Twitter and she also has a website called tk(o).. It took her four years, but now she is a hard and lean Cross-Fit Lovin’ Machine! Congratluations, Tricia! Keep up the good work! You’re [...]
Post by Ericka Sóuter It's official! Nothing is sacred to the Karsdashians. They will put any and every single moment of their lives on camera. The latest? Kim Kardashian had the Keeping Up With The Kardashians crew along for the doctor's appointment when she found out her baby's gender. Show More Summary
Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA)Â?have made an advance in breast cancer research which shows how some enzymes released by cancerous cells could have a protective function. New research published today in the JournalShow More Summary
Missing Visits Even More Detrimental For Children with Chronic Health Conditions Young children who missed more than half of recommended well-child visits had up to twice the risk of hospitalization compared to children who attended most of their visits, according to a study published today in the American Journal of Managed Care. Show More Summary
Allegations involved girls, varsity baseball players The athletic director of Evanston Township High School has pulled the varsity baseball team from the state playoffs after "inappropriate photos" of girls at the school were distributed among some players, officials said.
Mike Magee In 2003, I was moderating a Q&A session with Craig Venter, the American biologist and entrepreneur of DNA mapping fame. On behalf of the audience, I asked him what percentage of the knowledge required to optimally care for human beings did we currently possess. His unhesitant response? “Less than one percent.” Over the [...]