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The Secret Pressure Point To Ease Neck Pain (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | October 31, 2014 | OWN
Everyone's been there: After a long day of working at a desk, hunched over a project and looking down at your devices, the pain creeps up. Your neck stiffens and your shoulders ache. You've tried rolling your neck, massage, applying heat and applying ice, but nothing seems to work to...

One Simple Trick To Run Farther And Faster With Less Effort

Sarah Klein | October 31, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Melaina Juntti for Men's Journal Even routine runners have off days where legs feel like lead or motivation is just lacking. There's a seriously easy way to help make those workouts seem shorter and less painstaking: By creating visual goals along your route. A new...

'Halloween New Orleans' Draws Sexy Gay Revelers From Around The World (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | October 30, 2014 | Gay Voices
LGBT revelers from around the world pulled out all the stops this year as part of Halloween New Orleans, a spectacular Big Easy event with a beneficent cause. All proceeds from the annual event (now in its 31st year) go toward Project Lazarus, a New...

5 Reasons To Think Twice About Colon Cleansing

Amanda L. Chan | October 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Cari Nierenberg, Contributing writer Published: 10/29/2014 03:51 PM EDT on LiveScience Cleaning out the colon is sometimes necessary— for example, before a medical procedure, such as a colonoscopy. But some people do it in the belief that the process will rid their colons of excess toxins...

Nintendo Is Developing A Sleep-Tracking Device

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | October 31, 2014 | Technology
Nintendo announced Thursday a new device that will track a user’s fatigue and "map their sleep." It’s expected to be available before the end of March 2016

Flu Shots Urged, As Doctors Say Ebola False Alarms Could Clog Emergency Rooms

CP | Christian Cotroneo | October 30, 2014 | Canada Living
CHICAGO - Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola — chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.That message still hasn't reached many Americans, judging from stories ER doctors and nurses swapped this week at a Chicago medical conference. Misinformed patients with Ebola-like symptoms...

Why You Should Quit The Scale Today

Refinery29 | Sarah Klein | October 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
I don't believe in following directions anymore. Doing what other people told me to do in order to fix my body is what screwed it up to begin with. The only orders I follow now are the ones my own instincts provide: I eat food that feels and tastes good,...

The No-Makeup Fix For Puffy Eyes

Corrie Pikul | October 30, 2014 | OWN
By Corrie Pikul We ask the experts for some DIY ways to deflate (plus, one last-resort procedure). The De-Puffing Diet What's happening: Eating sugar causes inflammation all over the body; you're noticing it under the eyes because the skin is especially thin and prone to swelling. What to try:...

Prostate Cancer Risk Decreases When You Have Sex With 20 Or More Women: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 30, 2014 | Canada Living
Men are less likely to develop prostate cancer if you've slept with several women. That's the main conclusion from a study out of the University of Montreal (UofM) and INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier. It found that men who have had sex with more than 20 female partners are 28...

9 Things We'd Rather Do In A Running Romper Than Run In It

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | October 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
First it was Lululemon's Runsie, and now Brooks is set to grace us with a running romper in 2015. Photo from Lululemon But every runner we've talked to about the prospect of running in such a getup has the same question: Why?...

The Powerhouse Superfood You've Probably Never Heard Of (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | October 29, 2014 | OWN
When it comes to superfoods packed with nutrients and health benefits, most of the heavy hitters are familiar: kale, chia seeds, blueberries and salmon, for example. But one particular superfood that's gaining notoriety is packed with probiotics -- and likely something you've never even heard of....

Why Flying On A Plane Makes You Feel Terrible

Vox | Amanda L. Chan | October 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
Do you feel inexplicably crappy — tired, dehydrated, and headachy — every time you fly? It's not your imagination. People talk a lot about the many awful aspects of flying nowadays, but one that gets less attention is the way that sitting in a small, pressurized metal tube at 35,000 feet...

5 Reasons To Eat More Oatmeal

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | October 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
Need some healthy breakfast ideas? Look no further than oatmeal. Just a cup of cooked oatmeal contains 4 grams of fiber -- nearly the same amount that's in an apple or a cup of cooked brussels spouts. It's incredibly versatile and you can find...

Time Change 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 31, 2014 | Canada Living
When do our clocks go back? Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 a.m. How much should I turn them back? One hour. Why are they going back? Because Daylight Saving Time (DST) is ending. What is Daylight Saving...

Being Fat Used To Be An Evolutionary Advantage. Now It's A Disease. Here's What Happened

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | October 31, 2014 | Healthy Living
Getting "fat" used to give us a genetic edge: When food was scarce, we needed to store backup reserves of energy, because we couldn't always guarantee when or where we'd find our next meal. "This ability to store surplus fat from the least...

13 Tips For Running Your First Race

Sarah Klein | October 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Amanda Loudin for Life by DailyBurn So you've decided to run a race -- congrats! Paying the registration fee is the first and probably easiest step. Now it's time to get out the calendar and start plotting the next couple of months leading up to the big...

How To Get A Whole-Body Workout With Nothing More Than A Pumpkin

Sarah Klein | October 31, 2014 | Healthy Living
Halloween means candy and costumes, but it also brings an abundance of pumpkins to seemingly every grocery store and front stoop. Sure, you can cook them and carve them, but why not use them to switch up your workout, too? As long as you pick a...

How Tapping Can Help You Zap Your Anxiety (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | October 27, 2014 | OWN
You practice yoga, you've mastered mediation -– but have you tried tapping? The therapeutic exercise, also called Emotional Freedom Technique, is said to relieve stress and anxiety by using your fingers to gently drum on energy meridians on the body. Life coach Gabrielle Bernstein, who is...

Fitbit Unveils Three New Devices After Recall Debacle

Timothy Stenovec | October 30, 2014 | Technology
Fitbit is trying again. More than nine months after recalling the Fitbit Force following complaints that the activity tracker was irritating and blistering the wrists of some owners, Fitbit on Monday announced three new devices for the wrist: Charge, Charge HR and Surge. The devices...

6 High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating

Sarah Klein | October 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
Whether we're trying to lose weight or just avoid gaining it, many of us think steering clear of dietary fat is the first step. Rather than cut out all fat, however, we'd be better served if we focused on what types of fat we're getting. The body needs...
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