LifeStyle: Health & Fit

I Tried Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections on My Stretch Marks — Here's What Happened

Monday  22:26,   23 april 2018

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been known for its use in sports medicine, facials, breast-lifts, O-Shots, and, most recently, stretch mark therapy. Here's one writer's experience with PRP for stretch marks.Let's get one thing straight: I[...]

Fresh Cannabis Leaves May Be the Superfood You're Missing Out On

Monday  20:37,   23 april 2018

Ned Flanders calls it "the devil's lettuce," but apparently fresh cannabis leaves have anti-inflammatory properties (and no, you won't get you high).We know that smoking dried cannabis flower yields a number of benefits - from pain [...]

Study: Meditation Improves Anxiety and Cardiovascular Health

Monday  20:37,   23 april 2018
U.S. News & World Report

The study found that just one hour of meditation helped reduce anxiety and improve heart health.One hour of meditation can ease anxiety and improve cardiovascular health, a study from Michigan Technological University[...]

Bullied for Her Birthmarks, This Woman Is Proudly Showing Off Her Skin in a Campaign About Body Positivity

Monday  20:06,   23 april 2018

<p>"I want to change the concept of beauty," she says.</p>Lots of people have birthmarks—or beauty marks, as they're often called. But Lorena Bolanos was born with several large raised birthmarks covering her face and[...]

Eye Doctors Share 7 Things You Should Absolutely Never Do With Contact Lenses

Monday  20:06,   23 april 2018

<p>Contact lenses are considered medical devices for a reason; using them improperly can potentially affect the structures of your eyes in a big way.</p>Like filing your taxes on time, taking proper care of your contact lenses—and your eyes,[...]

Verne Troyer's death the latest suicide for Hollywood's community of little people

Monday  20:06,   23 april 2018
FOX News

<p>According to the Little People of America, dwarfism is defined as a medical or genetic condition that often carries orthopedic and other medical stresses.</p>Verne Troyer spoke to Fox News in 2011 about a new web series he was developing[...]

Here’s the One Exercise Every Older Person Should Do

Monday  19:40,   23 april 2018
Best Life

A new study published in the Journal of Neuroimaging says that the ancient art of Tai Chi has unexpected physical and psychological benefits in the elderly. Recent scientific research has focused a lot on how to stay sharp in your twilight[...]

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after an outbreak — and it reveals one of the most dangerous grocery store habits

Monday  19:16,   23 april 2018
Business Insider

<p>A CDC investigation is putting leafy greens under the microscope.</p>A CDC investigation is putting leafy greens under the[...]

The foods that are the most likely to make you sick, according to the Centers for Disease Control

Monday  19:11,   23 april 2018
Business Insider

<p>You may have read about how tainted romaine lettuce is being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC also keeps tabs on what foods tend to get us sick most frequently. Here are seven common[...]

Abby Lee Miller Updates Fans After Health Scare

Monday  18:35,   23 april 2018
International Business Times

Abby Lee Miller took to Instagram to thank everyone who has shown and expressed their support to her amid her battle with cancer. Abby Lee Miller took to social media to update her fans about her present condition after she was diagnosed with[...]

How much does the FDA really do to promote public health?

Monday  18:31,   23 april 2018
The Hill

From cheering for prescription opioids to its inaction on tobacco harm reduction, ample evidence suggests FDA is not advancing public health. According to its mission statement, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for "advancing[...]

These 4 Foods Are Ruining Your Precious Good Night’s Sleep

Monday  18:31,   23 april 2018

<p>Here are four foods you may want to nix from your diet to maximize your sleep.</p>Unfortunately, sleep deprivation is a serious problem for many, and it can take a real toll on your health. Besides tanking energy levels, sleep loss can[...]

We Love Starbucks, But Here Are 6 Menu Items That Pack More Carbs and Calories Than You Expect

Monday  18:08,   23 april 2018

<p>Plus a nutritionist's tips for tweaking your order.</p>Is Coffee Good For You? Recent studies have found that this very affordable beverage has a multitude of health advantages! Here are 4 of those[...]

5-Year-Old Has Adorable Reaction to Meeting Newborn Sister with Albinism: 'She Looks Like Elsa!'

Monday  17:51,   23 april 2018

Taylor Dunnavant, of Saint Clair, Missouri, says she could sense something was different about her latest pregnancy. The 25-year-old mom lost weight and even ran into some brief complications, but she says nothing could have prepared her for the[...]

Feeling lonely? How to stop social media from making you feel isolated

Monday  17:22,   23 april 2018

"We are facing a loneliness epidemic," experts say. Lacking social connections may be as damaging to a person's health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. It's lonely out there, even as gadgets connect more people than ever.Texts, tweets,[...]