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Most Americans Believe Employers Should Be Required To Give Workers Paid Vacation: Poll

Dave Jamieson | August 29, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Americans overwhelmingly support the idea of requiring large U.S. employers to provide their workers with at least some paid vacation time, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. In a poll conducted ahead of Labor Day, 75 percent of respondents said they believe in placing such a...

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Could Help Improve Memory, Study Finds

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | August 29, 2014 | UK Lifestyle
The moment when you forget a work colleague's name even though it's on the tip of your tongue, is just plain awkward. But new technology could stop this from happening ever again. A study has shown memory can be boosted by using a magnetic field to stimulate part...

Why Dreaming About Failure Is Actually A Good Omen

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | August 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
Despite the stress and dread they can cause, dreams about failure could actually be a good omen -- especially if you have a big test coming up. That’s according to a new study by researchers at Sorbonne University and the Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière in Paris, France. Researchers, led...

Deepak Chopra Shares Tips To Break Free From Emotional Eating (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | August 29, 2014 | OWN
Hannah, 24, says she has been overweight for as long as she can remember. Emotional eating is her crutch: the memories from things like her parent's divorce and her childhood bullies cause her to turn to food. Hannah says she feels like she's finally prepared to address her excess weight,...

Why Ab Workouts Are A Waste Of Time

CNN | Sarah Klein | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
You've been trying forever to get that elusive six-pack: the holy grail of fitness goals. None of the gizmos and doodads advertised online or on TV have worked, so you figure it's time to sign up for that 30-minute abs class at the gym.

The Common Mistake People Make When Applying Antiperspirant (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | August 28, 2014 | OWN
We all know that antiperspirants work differently than deodorants, but there's another big distinction between the two that you may not be aware of -- and it could make all the difference. Dr. Dee Anna Glaser, president and founding member of the International Hyperhidrosis Society, says timing is everything...

7 Ways To Avoid Stress-Related Weight Gain

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | August 28, 2014 | Fifty
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Stressful home situations or working at a job that makes you crazy can lead to weight gain over time, according to a new study from Ohio State University. The...

Scientific Proof That You Need A Vacation Right Now

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
Stop being afraid of taking time off. Science says vacations will make you a better worker.

How A Breakup Led To A 136-Pound Weight Loss For Lisa Jarrett

Sarah Klein | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
Name: Lisa Jarrett Age: 31 Height: 5'8" Before Weight: 336 pounds How I Gained It: I grew up in a single-income, blue collar family outside of Chicago. My parents, while at normal weights in their youth, were both obese, and I picked up on many of their...

Why The Pushup Is The World's Greatest Exercise

Sarah Klein | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
If I could only do one exercise for the rest of my life, it would be the pushup. Maybe you hate them or you think you can't complete a single rep or you think being a runner (or a cyclist or a walker) means you only need to...

Proof That Chinese Grandparents Are More Athletic Than You

Matt Sheehan | August 27, 2014 | World
BEIJING -- No treadmills, no iPods and no sweat-wicking fabrics. No protein shakes, no hot yoga and no Fitbit. Armed with just jungle gym equipment and mind-boggling levels of physical fitness, these elderly Chinese people are putting on a showcase of human dexterity at Beijing’s Temple of Heaven Park. ...

This Is What A Yogi Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | August 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
The beauty of yoga is that it's all-inclusive -- anyone can do it, and anyone can benefit from it. Anyone can be a yogi, no matter their gender or body type, age or experience level. To prove the universality of the practice, we turned to our social communities to show...

The Latest Photoshop Fail Starts An Important Conversation

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | August 27, 2014 | Style
We are reminded far too often of the dangers of Photoshop thanks to missing body parts or a botched armpit. And while we would never condone altering someone's body for a photo, sometimes the conversation that follows turns out to be not only important but inspiring,...

Here's What Happens When Flies Land On Your Food (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Trinh | August 25, 2014 | Canada Living
Dining on insects might be a growing trend in parts of the globe but finding out your lobster linguine is more like a cockroach casserole still remains an instant meal breaker for many. Well, that's one of the takeaways from a survey released by Orkin in August. In...

3 Easy Ways To Strengthen Your Bones

Pam Masin | August 28, 2014 | OWN
Roughly 34 million Americans show early signs of bone loss. Here's how to stay strong. By Dr. Mehmet Oz Most people don't realize that the skeleton does more than anchor your muscles and protect your...

After Giving Birth To Twins, Carra Hughes Greer Lost 81 Pounds

Sarah Klein | August 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
Name: Carra Hughes Greer Age: 31 Height: 5'6" Before Weight: 265 pounds How I Gained It: I carried and gave birth to four kids in under four years, each time stacking on the pounds. I gained significant weight with my last two kids because they were twins....

Why Liberia's Ebola Quarantine In West Point Slum Will Fail

Christian Cotroneo | August 25, 2014 | Canada
Medical experts say that mass quarantine is rarely if ever effective in stemming the spread of a contagion like Ebola, and the move by Liberia to cordon off a sprawling slum is likely to do more harm than good. "It's a measure that basically goes back to the Middle Ages....

6 Vegetables That Might Save Your Life

Sarah Klein | August 25, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Timothy Gower for Men's Journal If there's one food that no one -- not your doctor, your nutritionist or even your mother -- will tell you to eat less of, it's leafy greens. Calorie for calorie, chard, collards, kale and other leafy greens may just be the most nutritious...

Why You're Starving After A Workout (And What To Do About It)

Sarah Klein | August 25, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Theodora Blanchfield for Life by DailyBurn Training for endurance events means you can eat whatever you want, right? Not quite. Ask any marathoner who's gained weight over the course of their training, and they'll kindly inform you otherwise. But run 20 miles in a single session and...

5 Scientific Reasons A Beach Vacation Is Necessary For Your Health

James Cave | August 25, 2014 | Travel
If you don't already have a beach vacation planned, marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols's new book will make you seriously reconsider. Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In , On, Or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, And Better At What...
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