health and fitness
prev1 2 3 4 5 6 ....36 next

buzz  8  + buzz

Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas

a shared story    270 weeks 1 day 8 hours 59 minutes ago
Cases of invasive breast cancer in the United States have declined overall, but the decrease is significantly less marked in poor women who live in rural areas, possibly due to differences in the use of hormone therapy (HT), a new study suggests. 

buzz  1  + buzz

South Korea lifts ban on beef with feed additive: food ministry

a shared story    29 minutes ago
South Korea has lifted a ban on animal feed additive zilpaterol in beef, a food ministry official said on Tuesday. Seoul had earlier flagged that it intended to ease its zero-tolerance policy on zilpaterol-based drugs, such as Merck & Co Inc's Zilmax. The official confirmed that...(more) 

buzz  1  + buzz

Hospitals seeing more skin cancer

a shared story    1 hour 28 minutes ago
The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, figures show. 

buzz  1  + buzz

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

a shared story    2 hours 29 minutes ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.... 

buzz  1  + buzz

16 Simple Things I Do Daily

a shared story    3 hours 29 minutes ago
In no order, I do the following 16 simple things daily to improve my physical and mental health:1. Walk 10k steps. 2. Drink from a water fountain every time I see one.3. 100 sit ups. 4. Take stairs instead of elevator/escalator/moving walkway. 5. Take nutritional supplements,...(more) 

buzz  1  + buzz

Family dinners may help kids cope with cyberbullying

a shared story    4 hours 29 minutes ago
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Like victims of face-to-face bullying, kids who experience internet bullying are vulnerable to mental health and substance use problems – but spending more time communicating with their parents may help protect them from these harmful consequences, a new...(more) 

Study: Weightlifting helps breast cancer survivors

a shared story    263 weeks 1 day 20 hours 40 minutes ago
Breast cancer survivors have been getting bum advice. For decades, many doctors warned that lifting weights or even heavy groceries could cause painful arm swelling. New research shows that weight training actually helps prevent this problem.... 

buzz  1  + buzz

Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health

a shared story    5 hours 29 minutes ago
By Andrew M. Seaman A low-carbohydrate diet is better for losing weight and may also be better for lowering the risk of heart disease than a low-fat diet, according to a new study. While low-carb diets have outperformed other diets when it comes to weight loss,...(more) 

Health insurance options limited after job loss

a shared story    297 weeks 1 day 9 hours 39 minutes ago
John Mathson had been paying about $550 a month to continue his health insurance coverage after the 63-year-old Eureka man got laid off in October after 39 years at the Evergreen Pulp mill. 

buzz  1  + buzz

High-action TV shows lead to more snacking: study

a shared story    6 hours 29 minutes ago
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Watching high-energy TV programs might make watching calories harder, a new study suggests. With snacks freely available, young adults watching an action movie ate almost twice as much food as those watching an interview show, the researchers found....(more) 

buzz  7  + buzz


a shared story    371 weeks 1 day 20 hours 31 minutes ago
Although the lure of Big Sur is timeless, hopping in the saddle is a novel way to enjoy the spectacular scenery. At Molera Horseback Tours - one of the few companies that offer the service in Big Sur - riders of any experience level can go...(more) 

buzz  1  + buzz

India's Cipla launches copy of GSK's top asthma drug in Germany, Sweden

a shared story    7 hours 29 minutes ago
India's Cipla Ltd has launched an anti-asthma inhaler in Germany and Sweden that is a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Advair, a move that will further dent sales of the British firm's top-selling product. Cipla's drug will be marketed under the name Serrofloin in Germany and...(more) 

prev1 2 3 4 5 6 ....36 next

last hour day week month all

focus on san francisco bay area
( more...)

5 things to know about earthquake faults

ambient news

general | tech | lifestyle