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Medical News Today: Functional neurological symptom disorder: Diagnosis and treatment

In this article, learn about functional neurological symptom disorder. What are the causes, what are the symptoms, and is it commonly misdiagnosed?

Medical News Today: Is hearing voices a cause for concern? That depends, study suggests

Hearing voices can be prevented from becoming a distressing occurrence if the voices fall in line with the hearer's life goals, a new study suggests.

On Baseball: Fatherhood, and Illness, Retools the Priorities of Rockies Starter Chad Bettis

Bettis, 28, who was battling testicular cancer when his baby daughter, Everleigh, arrived, said, “I kind of found out where baseball stood.”

Serena Williams Got Great Pregnancy from Twitter

Ask and you shall receive! Tennis legend Serena Williams tweeted out a request for advice about her pregnancy. On Tuesday, Serena tweeted, “Any tips on how to turn over at night? I’m having trouble from going from my left….to my right….to my left side.” She got lost of great feedback! Lay on your left side and... Read More »

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Melatonin may help you sleep

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Can melatonin supplements help insomnia? What are the side effects of melatonin supplements? ANSWER: Melatonin supplements may help treat sleep problems in some adults. Melatonin is a natural hormone produced by your brain’s pineal gland. It’s normally synced with the rising and setting of the sun (circadian rhythm). Production increases as darkness […]

Shenandoah National Park: The Musical

Day 72-80: Blackrock Hut to Harper’s Ferry, 141.1 miles Public Enemy #1 Of all of the things in the woods to fear, I never thought a nocturnal songbird would be at the top of my list. Yet here we are. On my first night in the Shenandoah, we were cursed with listening to the Whip Poor Will all night long. Show More Summary

I’m skipping the Sierras (and other things I think at a creek crossing)

Right now I’m camping on the south side of Woods Creek (pictured above) at mile 801 after watching my fiancé and hiking partner, Henri (Rooster) just barely make it across safely. He suggested I wait until morning to cross, as the current will be a bit lower by then. Show More Summary

Core and leg burning workout

Hi friends! Nice to see ya on a Saturday. ???? Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! I wanted to pop in and share a new workout with you. This one is a leg and core burner! It will set your legs and core on fiiiiire. All you need is a pair of dumbbells and an… The post Core and leg burning workout appeared first on The Fitnessista.

Boots’ morning-after apology isn’t easy to swallow | Barbara Ellen

Boots has said sorry in the row over its emergency pill, but its comments reveal how women are still judged on contraception and sex Boots, Britain’s largest chemist, has now apologised (and maybe narrowly avoided a nationwide boycott)...Show More Summary

Love Island: stars’ on-screen smoking angers health charity

Campaigners urge Ofcom to investigate possible breach of broadcasting code by ITV bosses The bedroom activities of Love Island’s glamorous contestants are providing many a watercooler moment in offices across the land. But their love of smoking is provoking an altogether different kind of debate. Show More Summary

For the record

This week’s corrections “Revealed: scale of ‘unnecessary’ NHS deaths” (News, last week, page 1), contained several editing errors. The article concerned a report by the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death into the use of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in patients with severe breathing difficulties. Show More Summary

This one thing is putting your heart at risk

Many women experience hot flashes during menopause, but research suggests that this may also be a sign of heart problems. The researchers tracked the health of 272 non-smoking women between the ages of 40 and 60. The researchers found that … The post This one thing is putting your heart at risk appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.


Innovation in over-the-counter supplement is helping situations when the male partner may be the cause of a couple’s infertility. In America, an estimated 7 million couples struggle with infertility.  Don’t get caught up in the misinformation out there.  And there is plenty of it. You’re not considered infertile after just a few months of trying... Read More »

hiking Stein Valley next week

Lord willing and the creek don’t rise, I expect to hike the best parts of the Stein Valley  north of Whistler, B.C. next week. Since I’m alone with a rent-a-car, I’ll start and finish at Lizzie Creek Forest Service Road. … Continue reading ?

More Photos from the USATF Hopkins Raspberry Run

Race buddy Tom R posted an album of photos from last weekend's Raspberry Run 1 Mile, and here are a few I wanted to share of friends, teammates, and me: 350 people racing down main street. The winner! Sweet! Another pair of short yellow shorts. Show More Summary

Your Essential Workout For Sexy Shoulders

Come summertime, arms, abs, and legs get all the attention. One of the lesser-talked-about areas worth focusing on? Hello, shoulders. Sure, warmer weather is prime time for bikinis, but what about those sexy off-the-shoulder shirts,Show More Summary

Study: ACA-backed efforts to reduce hospital readmissions also reduced mortality

With the future of the Affordable Care Act still up in the air, most of the news coverage has gone to insurance coverage, premiums and Medicaid. And rightly so. But also included in the massive health reform law were a number of innovative measures to improve the quality and value of the medical care we actually get in the doctor’s office. Show More Summary

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