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How Hawaii Became One Of The Healthiest States In The Nation

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | May 29, 2015 | Healthy Living
Hawaii isn't just a nice state for a vacation. It may also be the healthiest state in which to live, at least according to one metric: Only 19 percent of Hawaiian residents suffer from obesity. That's the lowest of any state, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released...

Stress Relief: Relaxation Tips From People Who Know How To Chill

TODAY.com | Jade Walker | May 29, 2015 | Healthy Living
A new project just fell on your desk and that one coworker keeps complaining about, well, everything. Home won't feel any better. There's laundry, dinner, and the your daughter needs to finish her science project asap. So it's just another day filled with little stresses.

Here Is The Definitive History Of Mankind's Finest Food: The Salad

Graham Nelson | May 29, 2015 | Healthy Living
Before the hamburger, before the burrito -- before even all-you-can-eat breadsticks -- there was the salad. (Cue dramatic music.) According to the Oxford Dictionary of Food and Drink in America, mankind’s finest vegetable creation was popularized way back in the Roman Empire. It first appeared in the form of raw...

Woman Performing 'Lose Yourself' In Sign Language Gets Us Super Pumped

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | May 28, 2015 | Entertainment
We always wondered how to say, "Mom's spaghetti" in American Sign Language. Luckily we have Shelby Mitchusson, an ASL interpreter who performed Eminem's "Lose Yourself" on YouTube. It's one of her first videos -- though she appears to have interpreted bad-assery at rock concerts...

The Link Between Traffic Noise And Weight Gain

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | May 28, 2015 | Healthy Living
Got a noisy bedroom? You might be at a greater risk for weight gain, according to a new study conducted at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institute. As urban communities grow and rural ones shrink, noise pollution is a growing problem. Traffic and other transportation-associated noise are...

11 Things You Didn't Know About Za'atar

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | May 28, 2015 | Canada Living
That apostrophe might look a bit unusual to English-speaking eyes, but there’s no reason the essential Middle Eastern spice za’atar can’t find a way into your kitchen. Whether you make authentic Arab recipes at home or just add it to the top of roast chicken, this blend of nutty, herbaceous,...

Black Women With Low Income Levels At Greater Risk For Heart Disease, Stroke

Reuters | Lilly Workneh | May 28, 2015 | Black Voices
(Reuters Health) - Among African American adults with low education and income levels, the increase in risk of heart disease or stroke associated with living in poverty is largest for women and people under age 50, according to a large new study. In the Mississippi African American population studied, women...

Maternal Death Rates Are Decreasing Everywhere But The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | May 28, 2015 | Healthy Living
The United Nations reported last year that it would not meet its goal to decrease the number of women who die in childbirth by 75 percent by 2015, a Millennium Development goal that was agreed upon and set by UN members way back in 1990. While...

Duggar Scandal Should Prompt TLC To Help Fight Child Abuse, Advocate Says

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | May 28, 2015 | Impact
A women's rights group wants television executives to make sexual abuse prevention a priority on par with promoting one of their top-rated reality shows. In a USA Today column published on Wednesday, Teresa C. Younger, the Ms. Foundation for Women president and CEO, called on the TLC network...

The Smart, Impactful Reason Why More Food Banks Are Looking Like Grocery Stores

New York Times | Robbie Couch | May 28, 2015 | Impact
Nearly a million and a half people rely on food pantries in New York City, and Lugeily Duran is one of them. She was laid off from her job in a medical office and now works as a home health aide at night. She has a husband, who is jobless,...

Lassa Fever Victim Possibly In Contact With 150: CDC

AP | AP | May 28, 2015 | Healthy Living
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal and state health officials have identified more than 150 people who possibly had contact with a patient who died of Lassa fever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. So far, most of those people face no danger, but six are at a...

Stunning Book Of Portraits Shows 'Beauty After Breast Cancer'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | May 28, 2015 | Women
When facing a preventative double mastectomy, Katelyn Carey had no idea what to expect. Now that she is past her procedure, she wants to tell other women in her position: You're not alone. Carey, a nurse and mother of two, has a family history of breast cancer and underwent...

7 Ways Making Your Bed Helps You Feel Like A Better Version Of Yourself

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | May 28, 2015 | HuffPost Home
Photo: Getty Images) It's crazy to think that a habit as simple as making your bed could lead to increased happiness, boosted productivity and fewer household arguments about cleanliness and chores. But according to experts, that's exactly what making your bed can do. Plus, there's...

Seattle Food Truck To Cook Up Free Grilled Cheese For Sick Kids, Other People In Need

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | May 28, 2015 | Impact
This food truck is the big cheese. For the past three years, Seattle brothers Tom and Bo Saxbe have been selling grilled cheese and soup from their famed food truck, Cheese Wizards, according to King 5 News. But now, the selfless sandwich guys are cooking up a plan...

HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: How Giving People Choice In Food Pantries Can Help Feed More

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | May 28, 2015 | Media
The New York Times: To Feed More, Food Pantries Learn From Supermarkets Fighting hunger in New York City is a difficult, ongoing battle. According to the Food Bank for New York City, residents miss 100 million meals every...

The Surprising Link Between Gut Germs And Toddlers' Tantrums

Jacqueline Howard | May 28, 2015 | Science
Could germs be to blame for your toddler's temper tantrums? The complex ecosystem of microbes living in the gastrointestinal tract is known to change considerably in the first two years of life, especially as solid foods are introduced into a child's diet. And according to a new study, this unstable...

Don't Wait To Start HIV Treatment, According To Groundbreaking Global Study

Anna Almendrala | May 28, 2015 | Healthy Living
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major international study sought to settle how soon is best to start HIV treatment — and the advice is don't delay. People who started anti-AIDS drugs while their immune system was strong were far less likely to develop AIDS or other serious illnesses than if they...

'Mom Body' Comic Nails The Emotional Exhaustion (And Eventual Joy) Of Pregnancy

Caroline Bologna | May 28, 2015 | Parents
Illustrator and cartoonist Rebecca Roher has always been curious about women's bodies and reproductive health, particularly now as she's beginning to think about having children someday. When her close friend was carrying her first child, Roher became increasingly inquisitive as she observed the progression of her pregnancy. "I asked her...

Women Petition Removal Of 'Tampon Tax' Because Hygiene Products Aren't A Luxury Item

Eleanor Goldberg | May 28, 2015 | Impact
It’s a purchase no woman looks forward to making yet, across the globe, tampons are taxed as luxury items, and customers are demanding it be repealed. Thursday marks Menstrual Hygiene Day, an awareness event that aims to break the stigma around the issue and air the struggles women...

Neuroscientist Explains The Similarities Between The Brains Of Praying Nuns And Psychedelic Drug Users

Ryan Buxton | May 28, 2015 | Religion
It's common to hear users of psychedelic drugs describe trips on mushrooms or LSD as a "spiritual experience," and the comparison is nothing to scoff at, according to neuroscientist Andrew Newberg. HuffPost Live continued its week-long exploration into the connections between drugs and religion on Wednesday when...
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