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Entries by Laura Schocker from 06/2011

National Running Day: 10 Ways To Celebrate

Posted 06.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Today, June 1, 2011, is National Running Day -- are you planning to go out for a run? No matter why you enjoy it (the exercise, the camaraderie, the c...

The Best #RunningDay Tweets

Posted 06.01.2011 | Healthy Living

What do you run for? To celebrate National Running Day (today, June 1, 2011), its creators have asked runners around the world to answer that question...

How To Stop Snoring

Posted 06.02.2011 | Healthy Living

Snoring is a common phenomenon in American bedrooms -- roughly 90 million adults in the U.S. are affected, according to the National Sleep Foundation,...

Bob Greene's Four Strategies For Longevity

Posted 06.03.2011 | Healthy Living

As a celebrity trainer to the stars, founder of the Best Life diet and fitness plan and author of several health books, Bob Greene has quite a few tri...

National Cancer Survivors Day: 50 Tips From The Twittersphere

Posted 06.03.2011 | Healthy Living

Last year in the United States, more than one and a half million men and women were estimated to be diagnosed with cancer -- and more than half a mill...

Healthy Salad Greens: New Options To Power Up Your Salad

Posted 06.04.2011 | Healthy Living

These up-and-coming greens give you great health benefits -- and flavor, too. Mizuna One of the mildest mustard greens, mizuna -- often foun...

Eat Up: Breakfasts That Can Lower Blood Pressure (VIDEO)

Posted 06.07.2011 | Healthy Living

The typical poster child for a "complete" breakfast -- bacon, hash browns, eggs and cheese, for instance, or a stack of buttery pancakes -- certainly ...

How Much Do You Know About Cholesterol?

Posted 06.08.2011 | Healthy Living

How often should you have your cholesterol checked? What should your LDL be? How about your total cholesterol? And which is worse: stick margarine, eg...

WATCH: Simple Lifestyle Changes To Slash Heart Disease Risk

Posted 06.09.2011 | Healthy Living

Coronary heart disease is a modern epidemic, ranking as a leading cause of death among both men and women -- and it, perhaps unsurprisingly, is a symp...

Dirty Dozen: The 12 Fruits And Vegetables With The Most Pesticides

Posted 06.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Could an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Maybe -- but it may also be coated in pesticides. Today, the Environmental Working Group, an advo...

Fathers Day Gifts: For The Dad With The Desk Job

Posted 06.13.2011 | Healthy Living

There’s a new kind of gender gap happening in America -- and this one is centered around men’s health. Today, the average man dies nearly six year...

Father's Day Gift Giveaway

Posted 06.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Stumped on the perfect gift for Dad? Each day this week, we're compiling healthy gift guides that focus on different areas of men's lives -- and now o...

Fathers Day Gifts: For The Couch Potato Dad

Posted 06.14.2011 | Healthy Living

Almost three out of every four men is overweight or obese in the United States -- with more than 30 percent falling into the obese category. The healt...

Fathers Day Gifts: For The Health Conscious Dad

Posted 06.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Women are twice as likely to seek out preventive care than men are -- but that doesn't mean that the men in our lives shouldn't, or don't, care about ...

Fathers Day Gifts: For The Dad Who Needs To Eat Better

Posted 06.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Unfortunately, men are leading the country's weight epidemic, with nearly three out of every four being either overweight or obese. And losing weight,...

Father's Day Gifts For The Stressed Out Dad

Posted 06.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Stress has become a national health epidemic -- according to the American Psychological Association, more than half of working adults are worried abou...

50 Twitterers Share Dad's Best Health Advice

Posted 06.19.2011 | Healthy Living

Some dads have a special knack for offering just the right words of wisdom. And so for our Father's Day healthy gift giveaway, we asked readers to Twe...

Father's Day Freebies To Try Today

Posted 06.19.2011 | Healthy Living

Sometimes the old cliche is true -- the best things in life really are free. And that means Father's Day doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Spe...

Secrets Of The World's Oldest People (VIDEO)

Posted 06.19.2011 | Healthy Living

While quite a bit of buzz recently has focused on centenarians, or people who are 100 years or older, there's an even smaller group of people who have...

Healthy Postures For Your Daily Tasks (VIDEO)

Posted 06.20.2011 | Healthy Living

We all know that sitting hunched over at a desk all day isn't good for the back -- but there are actually a variety of unhealthy postures we may be ho...

Happiness And Weight Loss: The Surprising Connection (VIDEO)

Posted 06.21.2011 | Healthy Living

For so many of us, happiness seems to be on the other side of weight loss -- I'll be happy once I look a certain way in a bathing suit, or hit a certa...

Deepak Chopra On How To Quit Smoking (VIDEO)

Posted 06.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Today, the FDA released a new set of graphic cigarette labels depicting the health effects of smoking, including a diseased set of lungs and decaying ...

How To Improve Your Morning Routine

Posted 06.22.2011 | Healthy Living

Research has linked eating a healthy breakfast to increased weight loss. But what you put on the plate also really matters -- another recent study fou...

How To Make Smart Choices At Fast Food Restaurants

Posted 06.22.2011 | Healthy Living

Sure, we all know it's not healthy to supersize -- but, beyond that, deciphering the best option in a sea of fast food choices can be tricky. But t...

14 Beauty Tricks Men Should Steal From Women

Posted 06.23.2011 | Healthy Living

Men spend just over 20 minutes grooming each morning -- which clocks them in seven minutes faster than the average woman, according to one report. ...