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Entries by Emma Gray from 08/2011

11 Celebrities With Crohn's Disease

Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that can be incredibly challenging. In Crohn's disease, a rogue immune system attacks the ...

16 Health Causes Celebrities Stand For

Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living

On November 7, 1991, basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson, announced that he was retiring from the Lakers due to his HIV-positive status: “...

11 Sneaky Reasons Your Hair Is Falling Out

Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Not only is August the last month of summer, but it's also National Hair Loss Awareness Month -- who knew? According to the American Academy of Dermat...

How To Enjoy Ice Cream Without Blowing Your Diet

Posted 08.12.2011 | Healthy Living

A couple of weeks ago, I enjoyed my first “real” ice cream of the summer. Sure, I’ve eaten plenty of low-calorie, low-fat frozen yogurt in...

15 Surprising Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted 08.13.2011 | Healthy Living

About 1.3 million people in the U.S. -- or 1 percent of adults -- have rheumatoid arthritis. RA is different from osteoarthritis; it's caused ...

I Braved An 'Absolute Beginner' Pole-Dancing Class

| Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living

To be honest, we too were fully prepared to feel uncomfortable. But to our surprise and delight, the Absolute Beginner Pole Class at SHOCKra Studio absolutely defied our preconceived notions.

Medical Radiation Exposure: How Much Is Too Much?

Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Since the mid-90s, the use of CT scans in the ER has skyrocketed, according to a new study conducted by the University of Michigan Health System. The ...

Child Wellness State By State

Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living

The kids are alright -- but some more than others, according to a report released August 17. The 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book, put out by The Annie E. Ca...

The Most Nutritious Dairy-Free Milks

Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living

At any given time, my refrigerator has at least three different types of milk in it. I have cow’s milk for my family, soy milk for tea and usual...

How Love Makes You Sick

Posted 08.25.2011 | Healthy Living
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Once smitten, these “love” chemicals surge and their health effects are set in motion. Some people, like Francoeur, are particularly hard-hit. Her...

Orthorexia: Too Much Of A Healthy Thing?

Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living

“Eat healthy!” is a trope we’re all used to hearing -- and with good reason. Obesity has reached epidemic levels in the United States, we are co...

11 Signs Cholesterol Could Be Harming Your Legs

Posted 08.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Cholesterol can clog the heart's blood vessels, but it can also affect the legs, leading to peripheral arterial disease, or PAD. Up to 12 mill...

How To Stave Off Extra Pounds At Every Life Stage

Posted 08.28.2011 | Healthy Living

It's true that there are certain times in your life (after getting married, post-kids, during perimenopause) when extra poundage seems to appear o...

'How I Got Healthier -- And Stayed That Way'

Posted 08.29.2011 | Healthy Living

I spent last weekend at the Healthy Living Summit in Philadelphia along with 225 health and fitness enthusiasts. The two-day conference was a grea...

Prayer A Spiritual Boost For The Sick, Say Believers

Posted 08.29.2011 | Healthy Living
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Do prayers really work or are skeptics correct when they say today's miracles are tomorrow's science? "The medical community measures and quantifies,"...