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Back to School: Feed the Body and Brain

If your children participate in school sports, you know proper nutrition will help them perform at their best. The same holds true for academics. Mayo Clinic Children's Center pediatrician Dr. Brian Lynch says healthy, nutritious foods will benefit kids' academic performance, behavior and overall health. Show More Summary

The Motivations Behind the WDBJ On-Air Shooting: When Does Anger Turn to Violence?

The man behind the on-air shooting wrote in a manifesto sent to ABC News: "I’ve been a human powder keg for a while … just waiting to go BOOM!!!!”

You'll Love Serena Williams Even More After This Sweet Video

#BeSerena Check out this Video that Chase put together for me. I am so lucky to have such amazing friends. Thank you all so much for being so amazing and supportive in my life, and for taking the time to do this video for me. I love you all. Show More Summary

Sesame Cabbage Salad with Grilled Salmon

Moms talk about all sorts of silly things…constantly. Sleep, bottles, diapers, and food. It’s no wonder I need my adult activities of tennis and hockey to keep me sane…and from becoming the most boring conversationalist ever. I’ve tried to maintain an evening routine since Shea began eating “real” food, but our preferred and typical European... Read More »

Poll Shows Rabid Anti-Marijuana Policies Won't Work With Voters

11 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

In a rare display of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats agree that states should handle marijuana policy.

Introducing Don’t Just Sit There!

Today’s an exciting day for me. One of those jump out of bed early in anticipation of what’s to come days. Today is the day I get to announce the launch of Primal Blueprint’s Don’t Just Sit There program, packaged and perfected with my friend and world-renowned biomechanist Katy Bowman. But before I gush over […]

FDA to tobacco companies: Stop calling your cigarettes “natural” or “additive-free”

11 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

The warnings marked the first time the Food and Drug Administration has exercised its authority under a far-reaching 2009 tobacco control law to take action against such claims on cigarette labels.“The FDA’s job is to ensure tobaccoShow More Summary

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes in the U.S.

Read the full list on Greatist. Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for hiking and camping in spots that don't attract millions of tourists every year. Show More Summary

A New Theory of Why Neurotics Are Creative

11 hours agoHealth : Healthland

A wandering mind might explain why creative leaders tend to be neurotic.

A comfy guest room with a small space

This post is sponsored by Leesa.  There’s quite a bit happening in our house right now! We’re moving a ton of baby items in from storage, shuffling things around, starting to baby-proof, and redecorating. And…because I’m crazy, I thought I’d make some changes to Livi’s room, too (I think it’s safe to say that nesting […]

Paycheck parity: Assembly backs equal pay for women

12 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

California lawmakers on Thursday approved a measure intended to help female employees receive the equal pay to their male counterparts.

City Lights' Lawrence Ferlinghetti takes vivid shape in new books

12 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

It wouldn't be the first time Lawrence Ferlinghetti would kick up a hive. On this occasion in 1982 it would be as part of a panel at the Naropa Institute where he served the role of august first-hand witness. The topic: Beat Generation and Censorship.

California lawmakers act to raise smoking age to 21, restrict e-cigarettes

12 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The state Senate on Thursday approved six anti-tobacco bills, including measures that would raise the smoking age in California from 18 to 21 and bar electronic cigarettes from restaurants, movie theaters and other public places where smoking is banned.

The 5 Stages of Ending My PCT Thru-hike

I’m not leaving the trail, I tell myself. I’m not one of those people. It’s just blisters. I’ll be fine by tomorrow. I did not yet know that 4 days later, and mucho $$$ lighter, I would be calling my husband and asking him to pick me up. Even then, I was in denial that my thru hike of the PCT was over....

Put Down the Q-Tips: You've Been Cleaning Your Ears All Wrong

Earwax is one of those annoying facts of life, and for many of us, Q-tips are a satisfying way to get the gunk out. But we've been on edge ever since seeing Hannah Horvath's Q-tip incident on Girls (shudder), so we reached out to ear,...Show More Summary

The Hard-to-Hear Advice Every 20-Something Needs

Let's be honest: Your twenties are a weird time. After teenage years spent in angst over the lack of freedom that comes with living under your parents' roof, you finally have independence. Now what? You have to cook your own meals, clean your apartment (not just your bedroom), and pay all of those bills. Show More Summary

The Vast Majority of U.S. Kids Are Vaccinated

12 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Less than 1% of children received no vaccinations in 2014, but pockets of low vaccination rates put kids at risk

Antibiotics Are Linked To Type-2 Diabetes

12 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Antibiotic use is associated with type-2 diabetes diagnoses, the latest research reveals

Magnets change brain activity to relieve depression

12 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Magnetic pulses from a device applied to the head appear to "reset" the brains of depressed patients, according to a new study from the United Kingdom. The circuitry in a part of the right prefrontal cortex is known to be too active in depressed patients, causing excessive rumination and self absorption and impaired attention. Show More Summary

More than seven decades later, Monaco apologizes for deporting Jews

12 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Monaco committed the "irreparable" injustice of deporting Jews to Nazi camps during World War II, Prince Albert II said Thursday in belated apology for the action 73 years ago that sent scores of residents and refugees to their deat...

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