Vitamin D supplements may improve the well-being of women with diabetes and depression, a new study suggests. Researchers have found that supplementing can reduce certain types of pain associated with diabetes, including neuropathic pain in the lower body. Vitamin D decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and depression, according to a study conducted […]
Among those carrying genes associated with autism, exposure to air pollution further increases the risk of developing the disease. A new study examined air quality and the incidence of autism in several hundred children, and has found a significant effect. Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry […]
It's SO easy to send a quick "thank you" email for those holiday gifts, right? Listen, we know it takes less time than breaking out a pen and some quality stationery -- but you know that warm, happy feeling you get when you receive good...Show More Summary
The only thing I ever read in the New York Times (if I can help it) is the weekly Opinionator blog. Each week, a writer muses on a different subject. Last weekend’s topic was writing about people after they’ve died and cannot public respond to your verbal portrait. The writer, Ken Budd, discusses the act […]
One of our favorite fashion trends this season? Coated denim. Tight, sleek and shiny, these pants are not for the timid -- they show off every single curve.
A New York City Council hearing on Wednesday drew opponents and supporters of the proposed inclusion of e-cigarettes in the ban on smoking in most public places.
Vitamin D is a key nutrient for many aspects of our health, and new work suggests it is also critical for maintaining brain structure and function. Researchers have found that low levels of vitamin D are linked to oxidative damage to brain cells, and deficiencies in learning and memory. A new study led by University […]
Ambulances, once free, are now generally run as businesses that contribute to America’s escalating medical bills.
I've become utterly enchanted, captivated and hooked by Sweet Sunsets ever since moving to southern California a few months ago. My newest hobby is taking photos at sunset. In fact, as the days have gone into weeks, this has become a very important part of my day. Show More Summary
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Shezanne Cassim, a 29-year-old American working for Price Waterhouse in the UAE created this parody video about teaching the residents of an upscale suburb, Satwa, how to fight, by throwing shoes and calling for help over Twitter. In April, Cassim was arrested for posting the video under a law that prohibits the publishing of chracatures [...]
Sometimes it's worth going against the status quo, especially when it comes to your health. The post Why I Didn’t Take Antibiotics for Strep Throat appeared first on Living Holistically...with a sense of humor.
USAToday Celebrities are on their way out and relatives (particularly of the grand- and great- variety) are decidedly in — when it comes to baby names, that is.The latest list of the year's most popular names reflects a new generation...Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. After giving birth and looking back at pre-baby life, a lot of women say they were reborn after becoming moms -- that their lives changed for the better and they can't imagine a world without their children. But...Show More Summary
No one wants to be an energy vampire. Nonetheless, many of us have been through situations that leave us in victim-mode, making the soil ripe for draining others. The post How to Deal With Energy Vampires appeared first on Living Holistically...with a sense of humor.
Squats - you love 'em, you hate 'em, or you love to hate 'em. In any case, they are a simple, effective, and versatile move to have in your workout arsenal. Squats work your entire lower body: calves, hamstrings, glutes, quads, and lower back. Show More Summary
A dietary supplement sourced from the same plant that creates the spice known as saffron, crocus sativus is gaining popularity as a natural weight-loss aid. Long used in herbal medicine, crocus sativus is thought to help promote weight loss by reducing dieters' intake of calories.... Read Full Post
City officials hope a judge’s ruling allowing bankruptcy will release Detroit from the grip of creditors and move it toward recovery. Bankruptcy was inevitable because of too much debt. But now, pensioners are afraid that they will lose their retirement benefits.
4 December 2013 -- After the fourth meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005), the Committee concluded that it saw no reason to change its previous advice. It...Show More Summary