LifeStyle: Health

Mumps makes a comeback in Canada and the U.S.

Sunday  10:51,   26 february 2017
CBC

Public health officials in several provinces remind young adults to check if they need vaccination boosters against mumps as cases in Canada mount.Mumps is a viral infection that is contagious and spread through saliva and respiratory droplets, [...]

Mum posts dramatic before-and-after photos to prove how meaningless the scale is

Sunday  10:51,   26 february 2017
Cosmopolitan

Remember this the next time you want to judge yourself on the numbers you see.*For all the people that don't read the post...YES TWO POUNDS. Body recomposition. Lost fat gained muscle! NEGATIVE COMMENTS ARE DELETED AND BLOCKED*. People have been[...]

How Cabbage Can Help You Lose Weight

Sunday  10:51,   26 february 2017
PopSugar

Cabbage is low in calories! Whether you enjoy it raw, cooked, or fermented, you always need a head of this inexpensive cruciferous veg in your crisper - especially if you're trying to lose weight on a budget! 1. It has detoxifying diuretic[...]

This Seemingly Harmless Pain Could Be A Sign Of Early Death

Saturday  09:20,   25 february 2017
Medical Daily

New research has found an alarming "clear link" between back pain and dying earlier in life. As if you needed something else to worry about, a new study now suggests that your seemingly harmless back pain could be a sign of something far[...]

8 reasons you need to pee all the time

Saturday  09:20,   25 february 2017
Cosmopolitan

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Man loses 50 pounds by playing a VR game

Saturday  04:20,   25 february 2017
The Daily Dot

Virtual reality gives you the chance to experience new worlds, play the most immersive gaming experience available to modern consumers, and even get some indoor exercise—some pretty darn effective exercise, it turns out. One HTC Vive owner has[...]

‘Exhausted’ Shannen Doherty Completes Her Last Day of Chemo Two Years After Cancer Diagnosis

Friday  23:20,   24 february 2017
People

Shannen Doherty has completed chemotherapy! To mark the momentous date in her breast cancer journey — which is almost exactly two years since she was diagnosed in March 2015 — the Beverly Hills, 90210 and Charmed actress took to Instagram on Friday[...]

Legendary Singer Judy Collins Talks About Her Decades-Long Eating Disorder: ‘I’m On the Other Side of This Monster’

Friday  23:20,   24 february 2017
People

She had one of the most celebrated and beautiful voices of her time, but offstage, singer Judy Collins hid debilitating food, alcohol and opioid addictions, and a long battle with depression. The legendary performer famous for her recordings of[...]

Popular heartburn drugs could lead to kidney damage without warning: study

Friday  21:21,   24 february 2017
CBC

Popular heartburn medications taken by millions of Canadians could lead to long-term kidney damage without any warning, a new study suggests. The drugs, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), reduce the symptoms of heartburn by lowering the amount of [...]

Three Years Ago, Richard Simmons Vanished. We Talked to the Man Trying to Find Him.

Friday  21:21,   24 february 2017
Esquire

Dan Taberski made "Missing Richard Simmons," the first great podcast of 2017.The story drives this year's first must-listen podcast. In his limited-run series Missing Richard Simmons, filmmaker Dan Taberski (The Daily Show, Andrew W.K.'s[...]

Why My Vegan Diet Only Lasted One Month

Friday  19:20,   24 february 2017
Spoon University

Tackling a new diet is too often something left for our “New Year, New Me”-self to handle. Unfortunately, the New Year's fitness buzz usually does not carry us over for the rest of the year or even the rest of the month. My resolution was to[...]

6 ways that going to bed late affects your body the next day

Friday  16:06,   24 february 2017
Huffington Post UK

6 ways that going to bed late affects your body the next daySo inevitably we end up going to bed a little later than planned and vowing to rectify it with caffeine in the[...]

Why I Quit My Women's Gym (and Won't Ever Go Back)

Friday  08:20,   24 february 2017
Greatist

“It’s not about the numbers,” the trainer said as she placed a printout full of numbers and complicated charts in front of me. It was my second encounter with the InBody machine, a souped-up scale that measures not just your weight, but also your[...]

Dad's Beautiful Post Honors His Brave Wife, Who Is Carrying Their Baby to Term for Organ Donation

Thursday  22:16,   23 february 2017
Woman's Day

"She's TOUGH. She's BRAVE. She's incredible. She's remarkable And somehow, she's my wife.""We're getting closer to the finish line, and while it's going to be amazing to run through that tape and meet Eva, it comes at a [...]

Demi Lovato Says She Is “Bipolar and Proud”

Thursday  22:15,   23 february 2017
Vanity Fair

In 2011, after a history of drug abuse and self-harm, Demi Lovato entered rehab. There, she was diagnosed with bipolar depression, the depressive phase of bipolar disorder. In the years since, the 24-year-old has spoken about living with mental[...]