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What '?Me Before You'? Gets Wrong About Disability

For Teen Vogue, by Lily Puckett. Photo: Courtesy of YouTube Advocates are taking over the film's #LiveBoldly hashtag. The film adaptation of Jojo Moyes's 2012 novel Me Before You, which hit theaters on June 3, is facing criticism over its portrayal of life with a disability. Show More Summary

The World Is Covered in Feces, So Wash Your Hands, Please

By Drake Baer Hand-washing has a surprisingly ignoble history. The 19th-century Hungarian pathologist Ignaz Semmelweis was chastised and ignored when he told surgeons that they should wash their hands and instruments with a chlorine solution between examining corpses and delivering babies. Show More Summary

1 Entity That Can Surely Transform Your Yoga Practice

The newly released 2016 Yoga in America Study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance shows that the number of US yoga practitioners has increased to more than 36 million, up from 20.4 million in 2012, while annual practitioner spending...Show More Summary

Life Is Short, Live With Urgency

Picture yourself on vacation in a destination you have always desired to visit. It's the afternoon of your final day there, and the sun is not quite setting, but it has passed its peak point in the sky and it is slowly starting to retreat towards the horizon. Show More Summary

14 Ways to Help You Look Primal

Do you look Primal? I don’t refer to chiseled abs, prominent shoulder striations, and bulging calves that draw queries from failed actors. I’m not talking about loincloths, or fur togas, or wild unkempt hair and scraggly beards, or any of the other aesthetic choices paleo-reenactors make. In fact, this isn’t about your appearance at all; […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Melanoma Awareness

With summertime upon us, here’s a healthy reminder to wear your sunscreen and keep an eye on changes to your skin. One in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in his or her lifetime. Diagnosed early, it is highly treatable. Even melanoma, which accounts for 75 percent of skin cancer deaths, often is cured when […]

If Diabetes was Personified, Who Do You Think It Would Look Like?

Did you ever wonder what diabetes would look like and sound like if it was personified? Would it be a raging monster with fire coming out of its nose?  Would it be a person who looks sweet enough to invite in and then devours everything in sight?  Would it be a kicking, screaming little kid that […]

Oh My Aching Back!

Over the years my practice has taken on a more fluid quality with a focus on flexibility. There's more flow than static postures. I still build strength, yes, but I like for my yoga practice to have an emphasis on...

Critical Rx For a Healthy Home

Not feeling well, but can't figure out what is wrong? Some people have health issues and may not realize their personal wellness and the health of their home are interconnected. By giving your home a health check-up, you may be preventing diseases and other hazards from hurting you and your family. Show More Summary

The Start School Later Movement is Ringing Through Pennsylvania

Most Pennsylvania middle and high school students start class too early in the morning to get healthy sleep. This could change soon thanks to legislation ((HB2105) just introduced by Representative Tim Briggs of Montgomery County, which...Show More Summary

7 ways to be more productive

Hi friends! How’s the morning treating you? Hope you enjoyed the goat cheese queso recipe. ???? Today I thought we could share some planning and productivity tips with each theory.  This is something I’ve had some questions about lately, and I thought I’d share since I always love to hear what strategies help others make […]

6-Day Experiment: Meet Someone New Every Day! Recently a friend sent me the summary of a book called A Curious Mind -- The Secret to a Bigger Life, by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman. I like the word CURIOUS because I am the curious type, which is why I amShow More Summary

3-Minute Plank Challenge

Planking has become one of the most popular "core" exercise known in the fitness industry. And as many of you might have noticed, it requires a lot of upper body strength, especially in the shoulders, abdomen, back and arms. Let's be clear. Show More Summary

Conflicts of interest abound in NYT post on Transcendental Meditation

Joy Victory is deputy managing editor of HealthNewsReview. She tweets as @thejoyvictory. Twelve years ago, as a newspaper reporter in the New York City suburbs of Westchester County, a news release came across my desk alerting me that...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Radio: Suicide / Genetic Testing / Exercise and Healthy Aging

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the rate of suicide in the U.S. increased 24 percent from 1999 to 2014. Suicide has long been thought of as a mental health problem, but the CDC now warns that it’s become a public health problem. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, psychologist Dr. Craig […]

Convenience Is King: How to Make Nutritious Foods the Easy and Preferred Choice

In 2014 America reached a tipping point in how we consume food. We are now spending more money at restaurants and fast food establishments than on food meant to be prepared at home. Eight in 10 Americans report eating at fast-food restaurants at least monthly, with almost half saying they eat it on a weekly basis. Show More Summary

The foolproof way to feel happy in the morning

2 weeks agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Meditation coach Kelly Morris shares her favorite way to start the morning and—spoiler alert—it involves Beyonce.

10 things that you really should clean immediately

3 weeks agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Some overlooked items that can get pretty nasty if you don't give them a good scrub once in a while.

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