health and fitness
prev1 2 3 4 5 6 ....37 next

buzz  8  + buzz

Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas

a shared story    335 weeks 2 days 11 hours 41 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

Parental monitoring tied to less risky sexual behaviors in teens

a shared story    10 minutes ago
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - In a recent study, watchful parents had teens who engaged in fewer risky sexual behaviors. When parents were aware of their adolescents' activities, the kids had longer delays before starting to have sex, and when they did have intercourse,...(more) 

buzz  1  + buzz

From curse to catfish: West Africa schools tackle stigma of disability

a shared story    1 hour 10 minutes ago
By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Working quietly in a classroom at a primary school in Dakar, nine-year-old blind boy Abdoulaye sits next to the star pupils, who watch and help him, and alert the teacher if he struggles. "At first there were worries...(more) 

buzz  1  + buzz

Toil and trouble in China over Nobel medicine prize

a shared story    2 hours 10 minutes ago
China's Tu Youyou collects her country's first Nobel Prize for medicine next week for extracting an anti-malarial drug from a herb mentioned in a traditional text, but her award has prompted debate over the role of science in the practice. Tu derived artemisinin from sweet wormwood,...(more) 

buzz  1  + buzz

Don't Use Weight as a Weapon

a shared story    3 hours 10 minutes ago
Weight is front and center in America today, but perspectives vary according to context, knowledge, experience and yes, compassion. There are many angles to the issue and I'm pretty sure, that just about everyone who is overweight knows these factors intimately. We know our reality and...(more) 

buzz  1  + buzz

How NYC Salt Warning Could Affect Your Dinner

a shared story    4 hours 10 minutes ago
Your favorite New York pizza slice might now come with a warning label thanks to a new regulation in New York City that aims to make consumers aware of salt levels in their food. In the battle to ensure consumers know exactly what they're getting in...(more) 

Study: Weightlifting helps breast cancer survivors

a shared story    328 weeks 2 days 23 hours 22 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

December 1: World AIDS Day

a shared story    5 hours 10 minutes ago
World AIDS Day, first recognized in 1988, was the first ever global health day. As of 2012, approximately 35 million people worldwide were living with HIV/AIDS, the majority in sub-Saharan Africa. The HIV/AIDS pandemic has caused nearly 40 million deaths globally since cases were first reported...(more) 

tags: december aids

Health insurance options limited after job loss

a shared story    362 weeks 2 days 12 hours 21 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

Safer way to do gene editing

a shared story    6 hours 10 minutes ago
Scientists say they have fine tuned a gene editing method to make it safer and more accurate - vital if it is to be used in humans to cure inherited diseases or inborn errors. 

buzz  7  + buzz


a shared story    436 weeks 2 days 23 hours 13 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) 

Gundlach's DoubleLine Capital posts 22nd straight month of inflows

a shared story    7 hours 10 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - DoubleLine Capital, the investment firm with $80 billion in assets overseen by widely followed co-founder Jeffrey Gundlach, posted net inflow of $1.08 billion in November, the 22nd month it has attracted new money. 

prev1 2 3 4 5 6 ....37 next

last hour day week month all

ambient news

general | tech | lifestyle