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Hawaii Poised To Become The First State To Raise Smoking Age To 21

AP | James Cave | April 24, 2015 | Healthy Living
HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigarettes.

Dr. Christiane Northrup Explains Why Surrounding Yourself With Positive People Is 'Crucial' To Your Health

Lynn Okura | April 24, 2015 | OWN
Take a good look at the people you surround yourself with every day. Are they happy, positive people who make healthy life choices? Or naysayers who drain the energy from the room and drag you down? Not only is it good for our mental health to surround ourselves with positive...

Why Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth Is Actually Pretty Darn Gross

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | April 24, 2015 | Healthy Living
The question: Just how gross is it really if I forget to brush my teeth before bed every once in a while? The answer: Bad news: It's pretty gross. You probably already know that the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing those pearly whites twice a day. You also probably...

Mom Breastfeeds Baby After Mastectomy In Powerful Photo

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | April 24, 2015 | Canada Living

5 Nutrition Concepts You Shouldn't Take At Face Value

Erin Schumaker | April 24, 2015 | Healthy Living
By Janet Helm for U.S. News We all know about the book and movie with “shades of grey” in the title. That phrase may conjure up certain images in your head, but it got me thinking about all the shades of grey in nutrition. People frequently speak about...

Here's What Your Yoga Instructor Wishes You Would Stop Doing

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | April 24, 2015 | Healthy Living
The benefits of yoga are endless. With a little downward dogging, you can lower your stress levels, decrease your risk of heart disease, maintain a healthy weight and so much more. So if you're getting your butt to yoga class every week, good for you! But if...

Tokyo Airport Running Track Gets Rat Race Ready For 2020 Olympics

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | April 23, 2015 | Sports
Tokyo's airport prepares for even the non-Olympic runners.

9 Of The Best Stability Ball Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | April 23, 2015 | Healthy Living
With just a wall, a ball and a yoga mat, you can build a low-impact, total-body strength and toning workout like the one below (not to mention work up a serious sweat as you do it). Far too many people associate stability balls with boring crunches, goofy stretches and...

Belle Gibson, Australian Wellness Blogger, Lied About Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | April 22, 2015 | Canada Living
Belle Gibson said she cured her brain cancer with natural therapies and healthy foods. She did not.

Toronto Air Quality Map Shows Where It's The Worst In The City

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | April 22, 2015 | Canada Living
Hold your breath.

Fitness Blogger Photoshops Her Body In Real-Time In Response To Hateful Comments

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | April 22, 2015 | Women
Fitness blogger and personal trainer Cassey Ho is tired of receiving negative comments about her appearance. In a poignant YouTube video titled "The Perfect Body," Ho alters herself in response to online criticism of her body. "In this video, you will experience what it feels like...

The MOST Effective Butt Exercise, Period (Video)

Refinery29 | Sarah Bourassa | April 21, 2015 | Healthy Living
Are you looking to kick off a new fitness routine or simply make yours a little better? Our 60 Seconds To Fit video series is here to help. "Each exercise targets multiple muscle groups," says celeb trainer Sadie Kurzban. This short clip, produced in coordination with Calia, breaks down exactly...

Shelley Smith Returns To ESPN This Month Following Battle With Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | April 21, 2015 | Sports
Smith announced in October that she was diagnosed with cancer.

These Celebs Show Love For Their Bodies No Matter What You Say

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | April 23, 2015 | Healthy Living
When bikini photos of Selena Gomez surfaced last week, hateful comments started rolling in. She was called ugly and fat -- and in response, she shrugged. In an Instagram photo, Gomez addressed the trolling, writing: "I love being happy with me y'all #theresmoretolove."

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Rebekah Gregory Crosses Finish Line 2 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | April 21, 2015 | Sports
Rebekah Gregory was among those injured during the 2013 bombings.

The Health Advice A Gyno Gives Her Friends

Pam Masin | April 21, 2015 | OWN
Find out what tips your doc is doling out over drinks. By Amanda Kelly Get This Type of Birth Control "I talk my patients through all of their birth control options," says gynecologist Liz Lyster, MD, MPH, FACOG. "But I tell my friends to mess with their hormones as...

HuffPost Wants To Celebrate Its Birthday With Fellow 10-Year-Olds!

Jessica Samakow | April 21, 2015 | Parents
The Huffington Post was born on May 9, 2005 as an adorable little website with just a handful of bloggers. Our childhood was filled with milestones and regular kid memories -- we napped, we learned, we played, we broke news and won fabulous prizes (like a...

4 Ailments That Can Be Confused With Stress

Pam Masin | April 21, 2015 | OWN
Sometimes headaches and tense muscles signal a more serious issue. By Krystnell Storr Iron Deficiency Anemia Watch out for: Constant fatigue Lack of iron in your diet (or the body's inability to absorb the mineral) can significantly...

Common Running Mistakes That Prevent You From Reaping Its Benefits

Joy D'Souza | April 20, 2015 | Canada Living
With the sun shining and the heat rising, it's time to put on your running shoes and start sprinting outdoors — and why not? Marathon season has already started. But beginners be warned, running isn't as easy as it looks. In the Buzzfeed video above, we look at the most...

'Waltons' Actress Mary McDonough Shares The Tough Lesson She Learned From A Bad Boob Job (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | April 20, 2015 | OWN
Growing up on a television show can be a difficult process for a young star. For more than a decade, Mary McDonough played middle daughter Erin on "The Waltons," and says she struggled with her body image as she matured. When the show ended in 1981, the pressure...
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