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7 Ways to Avoid a C-Section

Post by Judy Dutton. After 10 hours of labor, my doctor turned to me and said, “Time for a C-section.” Before I could say “Why?” or even “Huh?” I was carted off and cut up like a roast turkey while I lay there gritting my teeth and wondering:...Show More Summary

World Cup: German Footballers Turn to Yoga

8 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Even World Cup athletes are hip to the benefits of yoga. via Alaric Gomes for GulfNews.com The German football team continues to explore innovative things to help raise their level of play, this time by doing yoga with the help of … The post World Cup: German Footballers Turn to Yoga appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Robert Downey Jr.'s Baby Announcement Outdoes the Rest of Hollywood

Post by Suzee Skwiot. While we're still crying over rumors that Eva Mendes is pregnant with Ryan Gosling's child, Robert Downey Jr. has masterfully swooped in and delivered his own baby news. In typical RDJ fashion, he nonchalantly tweeted...Show More Summary

Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool

Concerns over minimally invasive device arise after use in some cases spreads undetected sarcomas Last year Martha Montalvo-Ariri underwent a routine hysterectomy to help treat painful uterine fibroids. During surgery, her doctor used a morcellator, a device that cuts the tissue into pieces so it can be removed through small incisions.

Speeding to Hospital at 95 mph, Dad films Birth of His Baby Boy

Troy Dickerson found out on June 28th how good he can be at multitasking. When his pregnant wife Kristin went into labor middle of the night Troy not only drove her to hospital at 95 mph, he also managed to shoot a 10 minute video. And...Show More Summary

WHO highlights need for countries to scale up action on noncommunicable diseases

As world leaders gather at the United Nations General Assembly to assess efforts made since 2011 in controlling noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like heart disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung disease, the new WHO "Noncommunicable...Show More Summary

5 Ways to Make Yourself Happier in the Next 5 Minutes

Happiness is a lifelong pursuit of meaning, purpose, and fulfillment. But while it could take years of persistence to deeply transform your life, there are scientifically-tested strategies that are shown to provide an immediate happiness boost. read more

Living With Cancer: Parting Gifts

8 hours agoHealth : Well

Being in a cancer support group eventually means losing a friend.

Travel the Globe With Your Favorite Designers

8 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Imagine your favorite designer picking your next vacation spot. Now imagine that designer packing your bags with a curated collection of local trends and destination must haves. Check out Destination Style by ShopStyle and Tablet Hotels, and discover curated shops from fashion tastemakers inspired by their favorite Summer travel spots. Show More Summary

Breaking News: Men Treat Pregnant Women Like Crap

Post by Judy Dutton. When I was pregnant and commuting on the New York subway, I quickly noticed something strange: Men would typically not give up their seat for me. Even if my noticeable eight-month bump was about two inches from their face, they wouldn't budge. Show More Summary

Nearly 60% Of People Use Nutrition Info on Menus

8 hours agoHealth : Healthland

New report suggests people are paying attention to menu labels

?Dad Films Wife Giving Birth ... While Driving Her at Top Speed to the Hospital (VIDEO)

Post by Maressa Brown. Proving once again that a mom-to-be could have a birth plan, but things often don't go the way you plan, Texas mom Kristin Dickerson recently gave birth right outside a Houston hospital's doors. This after an emotionally-charged, high-speed ride with her husband behind the wheel... Show More Summary

Well: Living With Cancer: Parting Gifts

8 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Being in a cancer support group eventually means losing a friend.

PODCAST: IMMIGRATION, BENGHAZI, ISRAEL

Former congressman and current Talk Radio News Service correspondent Bob Ney speaks with Gary Baumgarten about immigration, Benghazi and Israel.

The GW Institute for Spirituality and Health and the John Templeton Foundation Announce Reflection Rounds Award Winners

The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality and Health, in partnership with the John Templeton Foundation, is pleased to announce the GWish-Templeton Reflection Rounds award winners.

Race Across South Africa, part four

9 hours agoHealth / Fitness : Jill Outside

Pulling into the Vuvu school, we saw another five bicycles parked outside. Still reeling from my glycogen crash, I just blinked in confusion as Di laughed. "What's this? Looks like a party!" Four riders from the Monday start group were there, as was Ingrid, the woman racing to Rhodes who started on Tuesday with us, and who I thought was far ahead. Show More Summary

UCSF Policy Brief: Young Adults' Privacy Potentially Jeopardized by Insurance Plans

Violations of privacy are increasing as more adolescents and young adults gain coverage on their parents' health insurance plans, according to a new health policy report from UC San Francisco.

HHS awards $83.4 million to train new primary care providers

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell today announced $83.4 million in Affordable Care Act funding to support primary care residency programs in 60 Teaching Health Centers across the nation. The funding will help train more than 550 residents during the 2014-2015 academic year, increasing the number of residents trained in the previous...

Family Focused Outreach Programs Aim to Help People "Quit" Radical Islam

9 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Many de-radicalization groups have been trying to steer young Muslims away from jihad using counseling, hotlines, and job programs.

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