We have all done it. That split second when you get distracted as you’re chopping up carrots or celery, and whoops!—cut your finger. Or you’re enjoying a weekend walk on the beach and slice your foot on a sharp shell. No matter how it happens, at some point most of us will have to take care …
Just when you’ve finally mastered the Burpee, there’s something new on the workout horizon—the latest best way to get buff and strong.
Not all breasts are created equal. Girls learn this at puberty, and women re-learn it all the time, thanks to a popular culture seemingly fixated on breasts and breast size. But from a health perspective, breast size or outward appearance is much less important than something you cannot readily see: breast density.
Paula knew that, as a smoker, she was at risk for cancer, but didn’t know there was a simple screening that can help detect lung cancer early, when it’s still treatable. Fortunately her primary care doctor did, and recommended she get a CT lung scan.
If you are taking time off around the New Year, or anytime really, do yourself (and your colleagues and your family) a favor and really take time off. As in, don’t compulsively check work email. More and more research is confirming the obvious—that the convenience of our 24/7 connectivity comes at a cost.
If spending time with the grandchildren is part of your holiday plan, then give yourself a high-five for longevity. According to the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, the benefits of hugs, cuddles and giggles with grandchildren go further than just putting a smile on your face.
The December crunch is on, and if you’re like most people, you might still need a holiday gift idea, or five. Don’t stress (because, newsflash, stress is NOT healthy!) – we’ve got you covered. Here are some suggestions that won’t wreck your budget and even better, will benefit your gift recipient’s health.
No, we don’t mean that unwanted kind of Mac hack, where your laptop becomes imperiled. We’re talking a velvety cheesy one that will delight your tabletop and lighten up a favorite holiday side dish. Macaroni and cheese is a go-to for chilly weather comfort food, plus it’s a crowd pleaser for all ages. This makes …