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The latest stats show that more than 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese, and while many regain that weight, an important study that tracked successful dieters via the National Weight Control Registry found that over a ten-year period, the majority kept it off. I've spent much of...
The driver who cuts you off in traffic. The neighbors who don’t pick up after their dog. The insurance company that keeps you on hold for an eternity. Situations such as these get your heart racing and send your stress levels skyrocketing. Anger isn’t a pleasant feeling. Some of us bottle up the...
Wall Slide Why: This one should be done with no weights at all—and before every shoulders workout. Why? “One of the key things to keep in mind when training shoulders is you need to have the requisite mobility in the shoulder to press overhead,” says Chris Cooper, a personal trainer and...
It’s hard to go anywhere these days without hearing about the Whole30 diet. You probably know at least one person who has tried it ― or has considered trying it ― as a New Year’s resolution or dietary “reset.” The craze for the eating plan began in 2009 when creator...
Much remains unknown about the novel coronavirus ripping through China, but one thing is certain. The disease can cast a storm over the whole human body. Such has been the nature of past zoonotic coronaviruses, ones that hopped from animals to humans like SARS and MERS. Unlike their common-cold-causing cousins,...
Donating your brain to science after your death has been popular for some time, with some people even donating their entire body so it can be used for research purposes and studies. What about donating a piece of your brain while you‘re still alive? Turns out, that’s also possible and...
Poor sleep could be harmful to women's heart health as it appears to lead them to overeat, according to a study. Women who took part in the research were more likely to eat additional food and have a lower-quality diet after sleeping badly, which could, in turn, increase their risk...
China’s National Health Commission (NHC) on Sunday said that 9,419 coronavirus patients have been cured even as the death from the virus has risen to 1,665 and the number of confirmed cases has reached 68,500. So far, 529,418 people have been identified as having had close contact with infected patients...
My mum has always been a very active woman. A natural long-distance runner, she would run through Hyde Park when she lived in London during her twenties, relishing the feel-good kick the endorphins gave her. As she got older she competed in numerous running events raising money for Cancer...
Could the novel coronavirus one day be as commonplace as the seasonal flu? Despite rigorous containment efforts, medical experts working to understand the virus, now known as COVID-19, have acknowledged such a possibility -- including Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), who...

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