"Hormone whisperer" Alisa Vitti calls out the under-the-radar symptoms that many of us live with—even though they are treatable.
Yes, I’m one of those: I had a Dexcom G4 and was all excited about it the first few weeks and months and then my enthusiasm waned. But really there’s a very good reason. My life is generally very predictable and routine. I work at home, and so can control my food and exercise. So after […]
Larry Wilmore's use of the N-word to President Obama at end of his White House Correpsondents' dinner performance received the stamp of disapproval from the Rev. Al Sharpton. "Many of us are against using the N-word period," Sharpton said at MSNBC's after party that followed the event at the Washington...
The mega-popular food brand released a statement as part of its initiative for promoting healthier food choices.
Hi friends! Happy Friday! What are you up to this weekend? Any fun fitness events on the horizon? Festival 520 is happening here in Tucson (at La Encantada) if you’re local and want to check it out. The day is packed with fitness classes from local studios, and is sponsored by lululemon. You can check […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DadDDh_j6Ms The ability to drive is a lot like your pancreas, it turns out. You don’t miss it until it’s gone and then suddenly you’re lost without it. I recently discovered that having diabetes can put a major cramp on the ability to maintain a drivers license in some states–when my license was suspended for not […]
A Mayo Clinic seminar with a surgical twist recently gave high school students a chance to feel what it’s like to be a medical professional. The interactive lab was modeled after a Mayo Clinic YouTube series that teaches simple lifesaving techniques through short videos. In this report, Jeff Olsen takes you on a field trip to […]
Zika virus is a growing public health concern in the U.S. Zika virus disease is especially dangerous to pregnant women, because of its link to serious birth defects. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, infectious disease specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh provides an update on the spread of Zika virus. And, internal medicine specialist and vaccine […]
Are you going to lecture me about saving the environment? Actually, no. We’re reasonably sure that using hand dryers is in fact the way to go if you’re looking to help out the environment. But that’s not why we’re here. So why are we...Show More Summary
The growing online documentary film library will take a major step forward, thanks to PBS and The Mental Health Channel. A 12-part series called Stories of the Mind will begin airing in April and May, commencing with four half-hour shows on depression, veterans, "The Critical Years" (late adolescence and early adulthood), and paths to wellness. Show More Summary
This vacation was out of control. Their room was $5,900 a night. The helicopter ride cost $36,347. They spent more than $1,000 a day on drugs. It was like nothing I'd ever heard of before. Last summer, my friends took their family to Virginia. Show More Summary
This week is World Immunization Week and what better way to commemorate it than by discussing the facts about vaccines and the importance of herd immunity. But first... What exactly IS a vaccine? A vaccine is a biological agent that stimulates a person's immune system to produce immunity to a specific pathogen, protecting the person from a disease. Show More Summary
Wellness entrepreneur Annie Lawless is, however, a big fan of putting cacao in everything.
Is Jon Snow really dead? Is Daenerys going to survive the Dothrakis? These are just a few of the cliffhangers fans of Game of Thrones want answered in season six. To take the stress out of another beloved character death, Reebok instructor and celeb fitness expert Emily Schromm helped to create a fun game you can play while watching. Show More Summary
April is National Donate Life Month. On any given day, more than 120,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for lifesaving donor organs to become available. Randy Marlow was 1 of more than 4,000 people in need of a heart transplant. He recalls being told that the odds really were stacked against him. A host […]
The health benefits of dancing are as beneficial as other forms of exercise, and are accessible to almost everyone regardless of age or range of mobility. Related Post: How simply moving benefits your mental health Challenge your mind...Show More Summary
“Bad math” and “slippery language” is how Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) characterized some of the testimony at this week’s congressional hearing on OSHA’s new silica regulation.
Bravo to whoever conceived the Nike ad A Revolution in Motion. After first watching it last week, I felt inspired and energized, and I immediately wanted to go and work out. Serena Williams is just one of many athletes featured in the spot, but today Nike Women pulled out a clip highlighting only Serena's part. Show More Summary
This single serving breakfast cookie can be made in advance to enjoy the next morning. Just cook in the am and serve! For a larger batch of breakfast cookies, try these baked breakfast cookies or this single-serving overnight oats cookie. I eat a lot of the same things for breakfast. There are a handful of […]
The following workout is excerpt from a post originally featured on The Fitnessista and written by Gina H., who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. The medicine ball is one of my favorite simple workout tools, especially since it's an...Show More Summary