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Monday, September 22, 2014

Health

Sierra Leone Wraps Three-Day Ebola Lockdown

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Sierra Leone ends it's three day lockdown which was implemented to help isolate and treat Ebola victims

College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

Yesterday - Health
SUNDAY, Sept. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Young women starting college understand the benefits of a healthy diet and know which foods they should eat. But they aren’t confident they can follow through on these wise nutritional choices, according to a new study. The study involved 268 female college freshmen enrolled in the University of Illino... by Health Editor

Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone

2 days ago - MSNBC Health
Health workers in Sierra Leone came under attack while trying to bury five Ebola victims, police said Saturday

Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says

2 days ago - Health
SATURDAY, Sept. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — As flu season approaches, the best way to stay healthy and avoid infection is to get a flu shot and a checkup, according to an infectious disease specialist. A primary care doctor can vaccinate people against the flu, and also address other health concerns or issues patients may have. Retail stores may... by Health Editor

Five-Minute Meals That Blast Fat

3 days ago - Yahoo Health
In fact, one study found that dieters who ate eggs for breakfast lost 65% more weight than those who didn’t eat eggs for breakfast, even though they ate the same number of calories! Make this breakfast in minutes by spraying a mug with cooking spray, beating one egg in it, stirring in a handful of chopped broccoli florets and chopped carrots and...

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Weight Loss Motivation

3 days ago - Health
Photo: Getty Images A study released last week made fewer headlines than I hoped it would. Conducted by University College London, it concluded that discrimination against overweight and obese people, or “fat shaming” as it’s often referred to, leads to weight gain, not weight loss. The lead researcher stated, and I agree, that there is no ju... by Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD

5 Head-Turning Workout Outfits

3 days ago - Health
Remember Florence Griffin Joyner (a.k.a Flo Jo)? Back in the 80s, the Olympic Gold medalist on the track often made headlines for her one-legged running outfits (and those talon-like nails!) just as much as her record-breaking running skills. Well, as the saying goes, “what was once old is now new again.” Several athletes have taken a page from... by Rozalynn S. Frazier

Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People

3 days ago - Health
FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The avian flu that killed 160 harbor seals in New England in 2011 could be spread through respiratory drops and therefore poses a potential threat to humans, according to a new study. Although no human illnesses have been linked to the harbor seal virus, researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research hospi... by Health Editor

Gluten-Free Skincare: Do You Need It?

3 days ago - Health
Photo: Getty Images The gluten-free phenomenon has officially made its way from grocery aisles to cosmetic shelves. More and more creams, cleansers, and even foundations are being stamped with the seal of approval. So what does that mean for your skin? Should you toss your favorite gluten-containing lotions and potions down the drain? The answer is... by hollydawsey

Many Women Over 35 Would Rather Look Young Than Thin

3 days ago - Health
Photo: Getty Images Sixty percent of women over 35 say they would rather hear “you look young” rather than “you look thin,” according to a survey by British skincare line Sanctuary Spa. What’s more, anxiety about aging seems to peak for many women on the eve of their 40th birthday, the Daily Mail reports. (It probably doesn’t help tha... by Carolyn Cakir

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