Health

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Perfect Excuse for a Midday Workout: Run at Work Day Is Next Week

There’s no doubt about it: Staying active can be difficult when your job requires staring at a computer screen for nine hours straight. And, no, […]

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Watch: Incredible Video Shows Little Girl Aging 70 Years in 5 Minutes

You know those semi-creepy computer programs that show you what you might look like when you get older, simply by adding dark creases to your […]

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Chobani Greek Yogurt Issues Voluntary Recall Due to Mold Concerns

Did you pack a Chobani for lunch today? You might want read the label carefully before eating it. According to CBS News, the company has […]

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The Checkup: 32 Workout Ideas for Any Fitness Level and Goal

• Whether you’ve just finished the Couch to 5K program (or haven’t started it at all) or have six marathons under your belt, one thing is […]

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The Checkup: 18 Fun Running Workouts That’ll Make You Love Running Again

• No siree! Running doesn’t have to be all “point A, point B, rinse, repeat.” There are actually all kinds of different workouts you can […]

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Wait, What?: New Study Says to Get Mammograms Younger

Ladies, if you’re not already thoroughly confused about when and how often to get a mammogram, there’s this: A new study which flies in the […]

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The Checkup: How to Become a Morning Workout Person

• I’ve admitted on this blog before that I’m not a model morning-workout person. (But I’m trying to get better! Check out some of my […]

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New App Helps You Find the Healthiest Items on Restaurant Menus

Have you ever thought you were ordering something healthy, only to find out that you might as well have eaten a Big Mac?  This is […]

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“Why I Ate My Own Placenta”

I consumed my own placenta. Let me just say I don’t wear hemp, I don’t own Birkenstocks, I do shave my armpits. I mean no […]

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Remission Man: Cancer Survivor Steve Brown’s Incredible Story

As told to Emily Leaman I’ve been an athlete all my life: first soccer, then in college, running, and then I got bit by the […]

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Gah! New Study Confirms Too Much Sitting Is Bad for Literally Everyone

I can no longer keep track of the number of times I’ve written about the dangers of prolonged sitting on this blog, so I’m not […]

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The Checkup: How to Take the Perfect Nap for an Energy Boost

• Remember back in college when you could power nap like a champ? Only me? Well, whatever your napping history, I’m sure we can all […]

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Study: Worrying About Money Lowers Your IQ

Talk about adding insult to injury: A new study published in Science magazine claims that money woes don’t just impact your stress levels, it also […]

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The Checkup: 10 Best Exercises to Do at the Gym

• Imagine my joy when I clicked a link about exercise tips, and lo and behold, there, in crisp black-and-white Internet font, I found a […]

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Blerg! New 3D Scan Shows How High Heels Destroy Your Feet

Ladies! You absolutely, positively need to watch this video before you take one more step in your Jimmy Choos. A new 3D scan machine called […]