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After a Busy ‘Off-Season,’ It’s Time to Ask: How’s Your MS Today?

“The Season” here in our little corner of Ireland refers to the tourist season. It used to be that when the kids went back to school in September, things died until the May Bank Holiday weekend, then slowed again until school ended in late June. Now, international tourists keep the tour bus lines running well […]

Self-Care on the Cheap: Acupressure Points to Relieve Cramps

Beyond reaching for the heating pad and handfuls of ibuprofen, there are some simple ways to self-treat your menstrual cramps and the achy lower back that often accompanies them. Let us teach you three acupressure points so you can lessen the pain with just your finger tips. Show More Summary

Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was "exploding" after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law.

Donald Trump and Addictive Behaviors, Part II

Donald Trump's behavior in the aftermath of defeat is even more worrying than his bullying and gloating in victory.

Affordable Care Act remains ‘law of the land,’ but Trump vows to explode it

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

White House faces choices that could weaken or stabilize the ACA’s insurance marketplaces.

A CrossFit Coach Crafted This Workout and It's Going Kick Your Ass

yesterdayHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If you've always wanted to try CrossFit but aren't ready to commit to joining a box, try this workout from CrossFit coach and competitor Dani Horan of Champlain Valley CrossFit. All you'll need is a jump rope and under 10 minutes to get your heart pumping and work your upper and lower body. Show More Summary

This Is Exactly What It Took For Esther to Lose 170 Pounds

Losing weight is not always about aesthetic - not everyone is trying to drop pounds to fit into a new dress or look a certain way. In fact, many women turn to weight loss as a way to improve their mood and ensure they're living a long, healthy life. Show More Summary

Olfactory receptors: New molecular targets detected in colorectal cancer cells

Growth of colorectal cancer cells can be inhibited with the odorant troenan, report scientists. The researchers detected the olfactory receptor OR51B4 in tumor cells taken from the rectum and colon cancer cell lines. They analyzed which odorant activates the receptor and in what way the activation affects the cells.

Study shows potential of stem cell therapy to repair lung damage

(European Lung Foundation) A new study has found that stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in an animal model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis.

New study shows circular RNA can encode for proteins

Scientists have discovered a protein-encoding function for circular RNA, a form of RNA until now considered non-coding. This kind of RNA molecule is highly active in brain cells. By identifying the function of circRNAs, the research helps advance our understanding of molecular biology, and can be helpful in understanding aging or neuro-degenerative diseases.

Children Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol Have Academic Difficulties

Despite greater awareness of the dangers of prenatal exposure to alcohol, the rates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders remain alarmingly high. This study evaluated academic achievement among children known to be prenatally exposed to...Show More Summary

An Increasing Proportion of Women Who Are 60 Years of Age and Older Are Drinking

Most older Americans drink alcohol. Given that this segment of the population is projected to almost double by 2050, reaching 112 million, in the future, there will likely be many more older drinkers in the United States than currently. Show More Summary

World Champion Boxer Alicia Napoleon: “Anger Fueled My Dreams”

Alicia Napoleon's childhood dream was to be a boxer, but she had to fight tooth and nail to get there. Watch Alicia's full story on POPSUGAR's new TV series, Conquered, Tuesday, March 28, on Z Living.

Emergency Doctors Are Breaking Tradition to Oppose the AHCA Compromise

We emergency doctors are moderates by nature. In fact, a report last year found we are the most politically centrist of any medical specialty: Of those giving party affiliations, 51 percent of emergency doctors identify as Republican. Why is this? I like to say that it’s because emergency doctors touch all segments of society on a daily basis. Show More Summary

What to Eat For a Better Sex Life

Our friends at YourTango have the diet you need for a better sex life. Your body will thank you. As anyone who has been following me for a while will know, almost every decision that I make is ultimately optimized for one of two things… My...Show More Summary

Why getting a good night’s sleep is so important

When it comes to medicine, we know not to take a drug that causes drowsiness during the day or before driving. The best example of this is medication for the common cold, conveniently divided into pills for the day (keeping … The post Why getting a good night’s sleep is so important appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

7 Easy Tips For Therapeutic Relief For a Bloated Belly

The following post was originally published on Clean Living Guide. When we're feeling gassy or bloated, it can seem like we're the only ones with this embarrassing problem. But the reality is that many people regularly experience gastro-intestinal discomfort. Show More Summary

8 Ways to Get a Great Workout on the Elliptical Machine

These elliptical machine tips will help you switch up your gym routine, beat boredom, and see faster results.

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