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Eating Fruits and Vegetables with High Pesticide Residues Linked with Poor Semen Quality

Multiple studies have shown that consuming conventionally grown fruits and vegetables results in measurable pesticide levels in urine. Other studies have uncovered associations between occupational and environmental exposure to pesticides and lower semen quality. Show More Summary

Help Build Lean Muscle With These High-Protein Foods

From vegan options, to grilled meals, these protein-packed meals will keep you satiated and on your way to dropping pounds.

Researchers Link Virus to Mysterious Paralysis in Children

7 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Study finds more evidence linking enterovirus D68 to mysterious paralysis in kids

4 Skin Conditions That Can Signal Other Health Problems

7 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Skin conditions are often linked to processes occurring throughout the body

Celeb-inspired Easter Dress Style Ideas

7 hours agoHealth / Pregnancy : Belly Itch

If you are currently preggers and planning what to wear to church this Easter, here are some Throwback pics of celebrities who looked fashionable and delightful in dresses that would be suitable for Easter Brunch, an Easter Egg Roll or an Easter Brunch. Show More Summary

Way beyond nutrition: Or why Kimberly Snyder’s new book rocks

7 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

The celebrity nutritionist takes a whole new, surprising stance on keeping yourself healthy—and food is just a piece of it.

Starting With A NEGATIVE 8.6 Miles

A what?  How do you start with a negative day?  Did you start at the bottom of Amicalola Falls and you are calling it a negative?  Nope.  I never saw the falls. Well, those falls, anyway. Truly, it was a negative day.  I’d love to say I was kidding, but I wasn’t. How does one......

The Back Burner, Catching Up, and Letting Go

3 weeks to go. I’ve been pretty relaxed. I’ve felt things. I’ve realized things. I haven’t packed my pack yet, or made mail drops. I usually do my best work under pressure. In February, I decided that I was not going to get back on the A.T. until I step foot on Springer. That deal......

7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS (photo: Eric Ray Davidson) While marathon sweat sessions can certainly kick your metabolism into high gear, there's a faster, better way to rev up your fat-burning potential. Below are seven seriously simple...Show More Summary

Mental health group wants BMW to pull ad featuring ‘crazy’ woman

8 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

If you've been watching the NCAA tournament the past couple of weeks, there's almost no chance you've missed the BMW ad above, which touts the car's on-board assistance capability. I feel like I've seen it at least 10 times.Read full article >>

New Anti-Smoking Ads Target E-Cigarette Industry

8 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A $68 million ad campaign has been launched to raise awareness about the possible dangers of vaping.

First Six Months on Twitter: Lessons Learned from Our Twitter Chat (Part 1)

On March 29, HOPWA celebrated our 6-month Twitter anniversary. We joined Twitter to share HIV housing resources and information. In our short time on Twitter, @HUD_HOPWA  has grown to 273 followers and increased circulation of new publications and resources. We recently hosted a Twitter Chat – a chat on Twitter which allows users to participate...

Study finds transforming vacant urban lots into green spaces could reduce stress, improve health

For all you city-dwellers out there, next time you walk by a vacant lot that’s been refurbished with green gardens and budding trees, take note of your heart rate. You might find the pleasantly green view caused a welcome moment of relaxation and lowered stress.

Estudio de Mayo Clinic en miles de cerebros revela que la proteína tau conduce a la enfermedad de Alzheimer

JACKSONVILLE, Florida: Después del examen post-mortem de más de 3600 cerebros, los investigadores de las sedes de Mayo Clinic en Jacksonville, Florida, y en Rochester, Minnesota, descubrieron que el avance de la proteína disfuncional tau conduce al deterioro cognitivo y a la pérdida de la memoria que se observa en la enfermedad de Alzheimer. El […]

What Happens When the Class Clown Grows Up

Every school classroom seems to have a class clown. The nightmare of most teachers, we know very little about what happens to them when they enter the world of work, home, and community. When they grow up, these “wits” or jokesters can also create havoc to the other adults who inhabit their world.

JACC cites our work in calling for journalists & researchers to share responsibility in protecting the public

Dr. Valentin Fuster of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, cites our work in his editorial, “Journalists and Researchers: Equal Responsibility in Protecting the Public.” Excerpts of his editorial: “Over the past 10 months in these Editor’s Pages, I have often encouraged [...]

The Five-Minute Rule

From time-to-time, people who learn about the inside-out nature of the human experience begin to feel guilty if they partake in any sort of outside-in action designed to improve the quality of their lives. As one of my own mentors said...Show More Summary

5 Simple Ways to Express Gratitude and Other Lessons I Learned From My Mom

Throughout our lives, we all need something and someone to believe in. We also need someone who believes in us. That was the role my mother played in my life. I was once told that when you lose your parents you lose your fan club, and this is exactly the way I felt when my mom passed away six years ago. Show More Summary

What's Up With All the Honking?

Recently I found myself in a new city. I won't mention it by name, but if you're curious I will say that it starts with an "F" and rhymes with "Mort Mauderdale." Hubbie and I decided to spend our one day there checking out the sites....Show More Summary

Finding Gratitude In Familiar Places

There is nothing for which I am more thankful than my "capacity to be grateful." This may seem a blatant effort to wriggle out of having to name one "thing" I appreciate most, and it is. But honestly, in my experience, the capacity for gratefulness truly trumps all reasons to be thankful. The vast majority of us have reasons to be grateful galore. Show More Summary

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