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Thursday, December 18, 2014

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This Drug Could Be Promising In Extending Life (And It's Already In Your Medicine Cabinet)

3 hours 56 minutes ago
While the research is still young — it’s only been conducted in animals so far — scientists are growing more excited about the potential life-extending prospects of ibuprofen.

8 Healthy Spice Trends for 2015

3 hours 58 minutes ago
McCormick’s Flavor Forecast predicts what seasonings and spices will be hot in 2015.

7 Lazy Ways to Lose Weight

4 hours 56 minutes ago
When it comes to fitness and weight loss, we’re a society of do-ers. These seven simple tweaks can help even the laziest of weight-loss seekers drop serious pounds without lifting a finger.

4 Foam Roller Exercises to Burn Fat and Reduce Cellulite

5 hours 9 minutes ago
Yes, it hurts so good, but there's more to foam rolling than easing post-workout soreness. Technically called self-myofascial release, foam rolling therapy works by alleviating adhesions or “knots” in soft tissue to restore elasticity and muscle motion. By guiding your body back and forth over the roller, you're essentially giving yourself a deep tissue massage. “Foam rolling gives you more circulation, more oxygenated blood,” says Lauren Roxburgh, a personal trainer and expert in foam rolling.

Hugs: The New Cold And Flu Fighters?

5 hours 54 minutes ago
A hug can actually boost the body’s ability to counter stress and fight off infection, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University.

Obesity A Disability? Europe Says Yes

10 hours 25 minutes ago
Firing someone for their weight is now considered discriminatory in Europe.

6 Science-Backed Ways To Pick Out The Perfect Last-Minute Present

10 hours 58 minutes ago
Still looking for that last-minute holiday gift? Picking the perfect present even when you have plenty of time is no easy task. You’d think after giving (and receiving) gifts year in and year out we’d be experts by now, but most people struggle to find presents that friends and family like and will actually use.

The Only 4 Stretches You Need For Lifting

11 hours 13 minutes ago
Whether you’re hitting the weight room to bolster your next pickup game or just looking to build strength, remember that the most successful and enduring athletes are the loosest.

5 Bathroom Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

11 hours 13 minutes ago
Germs and bacteria aren’t the only worrisome parts of the bathroom. From how you wipe to how you wash, common mistakes could put your health on the line.

6 Reasons Why You Can't Out-Exercise a Bad Diet

11 hours 58 minutes ago
The truth is, flat abs are made in the kitchen and no amount of cardio and crunches can sculpt a sleek physique if you maintain an unhealthy diet.

3 Ways To Beat Mindless Munching When You're On The Go

11 hours 58 minutes ago
Follow these expert tips from the new book "20 Pounds Younger" to keep travel stress from derailing your diet. 

Wellness Wisdom

"Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together." -Thomas Dekker

Why People Listen To This Whispering Woman To Feel Better

Did you hear the one about the woman on the Internet who will whisper you to sleep? If you’re one of the many people who claim to have autonomous sensory meridian response — or ASMR — then odds are the answer is yes, and that you love the spine-tingling sensation you get from hearing YouTube star Maria whispering as she role-plays giving you a haircut, silently turning pages in a book, or even folding laundry.

What Panic Attacks Feel Like

"A panic attack goes from zero to 100 in an instant." "It’s halfway between feeling like you’re going to faint and like you’re going to die."

Dystextia: Garbled Phone Text May Be Sign of a Stroke

Confusing text messages can signal something much worse.

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