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Does ‘good’ cholesterol still matter?

17 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Several recent studies suggest that looking just at the HDL number isn’t wise.

INTERESTING STUFF – 27 May 2017

18 hours agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

BEFORE WE GET STARTED TODAY Yesterday, I posted instructions for John Oliver's direct link to the FCC comment page on the agency's net neutrality changes. In case you missed it, here it is again: To get to the page, go...

Forget Rosé—Spritzers Are the Ultimate Summer Day Drink

Unpopular opinion right this way. These 12 spritzer recipes will convince you that spritzers are the new drink of summer.

16-Year Study: Surprising Findings about Marriage and Health

In a 16-year study, more than 11,000 people were followed as they married and divorced. Here’s what happened to their health, life satisfaction, and depression.

This woman called a cat unprintable names. Now everybody wants to adopt him.

18 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Mr. Biggles's idea of a good time is drawing your blood, but a droll adoption profile has made him one coveted cat.

Anti-delirium strategy reduces after-surgery confusion in elderly

18 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Getting patients out of bed and doing simple tasks gets them oriented and home faster.

Running is supposed to make you feel good. So why did I just feel more stressed?

18 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

At a retreat in Utah, I learned how mindful running could help me find needed balance.

The Insanely Challenging CrossFit Workout Boxes Across the Country Do on Memorial Day

18 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

This Memorial Day marks an important day in the CrossFit community, where CrossFit boxes across the country do a Hero WOD called Murph, remembering Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, NY, who was killed in Afghanistan on June 28, 2005. Show More Summary

4 Things Female Thru-Hikers Need to Hear

Dear Female Thru-Hikers, In 2016, I hiked the Appalachian Trail and became apparent of how my gender played a role in how my abilities were perceived. Although I hiked with my best friend, Sunshine, I am inspired by female thru-hikers who take on the trail solo. Show More Summary

The Boy, The Cruelty, The Toy

It surprised me when he stepped on the elevator with me.It surprised me even more when I spoke up.He was in his late teens, he had been with a group of friends, in the mall. I had turned towards the elevator and in doing so came into their view. Show More Summary

Black on the Appalachian Trail

19 hours agoFitness / Hiking : BestHike.com

Rahawa Haile: What happens when an African American woman decides to solo-hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine during a summer of bitter political upheaval? Everything you can imagine, from scary moments of racism to new friendships to soaring … Continue reading ?

Medical News Today: Latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction: What to expect

The latissimus dorsi muscle is sometimes used for breast reconstruction surgery. Learn more about preparation, side effects, and recovery in this article.

I won the Doctor Lottery — but only after some bad encounters

19 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Getting good medical care often seems like a game of chance.

New therapies treat hearing loss

20 hours agoHealth : Bel Marra Health

The 21st century used to seem like an incredible and distant future. It was something you would read about in science fiction books. Now that we live in an era where much of that fantasy has become a reality, we … The post New therapies treat hearing loss appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

Seventieth World Health Assembly update, 26 May 2017

World Health Assembly focused on implementation of the International Health Regulations, and improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.

Sunscreen label confusion putting Britons at risk, say experts

Six out of 10 consumers don’t understand labelling on sunscreen products designed to protect skin from harmful rays from sun Britons are putting themselves at risk of sunburn and long-lasting skin damage by failing to understand the “dual protection” labelling on sunscreen products, research has warned. Show More Summary

Petition Asking Amazon to Ban Skyhorse Publishing Autism Book an Affront to American Ideals

NOTE: We are not linking the petition demanding that a new book from Skyhorse Publishing never see the light because we refuse to assist these selfish"neurodiversity" community members who think that only their autism (such as it may even be)...

Caption Contest: Lesions! Buttocks! Autism! MMR! What??

Honestly, I think this contest would have made Dan Olmsted howl. Adriana Gamondes came up with the graphic and we need YOU to provide the caption in our comments. The winner receives a case of Desitin and a pack of...

The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak, the Anonymous Messaging App

20 hours agoHealth : Well

The app, which shut down in April, was plagued by bad press from the beginning, earning itself a reputation as a place for racism, sexism, bullying and bomb threats.

2,000 Entries, 5 Winning Essays: Catch Up on the Modern Love College Contest

20 hours agoHealth : Well

This year’s standout stories focused on faith, gender, technology and, of course, love.

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