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Doctors Practice Healthy Behaviors More Often Than The Rest Of Us, Study Suggests

Amanda L. Chan | October 8, 2012 | Healthy Living
Do doctors practice the healthy behaviors that they preach? Generally, yes, according to a new report from Gallup-Healthways, showing that doctors score higher on scales of physical health and healthy behaviors than other workers in the U.S., including nurses. "As primary healthcare providers, physicians play an important...

WATCH: How To Achieve A Glow Within Five Minutes, From Terri Walsh

Gabrielle Linzer | August 20, 2013 | MarloThomas
Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh gave advice on achieving a healthy glow in just five minutes when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. All you have to do is jog in place for five minutes or do a few push-ups to look lively before...

WATCH: The Surprising Thing That Helps You Lose And Maintain Weight, From Terri Walsh

Gabrielle Linzer | August 20, 2013 | MarloThomas
How is sleep related to weight loss? Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh insisted on the importance of getting sufficient sleep when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. It turns out that if you're sleep-deprived, you're more likely to crave carbohydrates. For more tips on...

WATCH: How To De-Bloat In Just Three Days! From Terri Walsh

Gabrielle Linzer | August 20, 2013 | MarloThomas
Need to slim down fast? When celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh visited me on Mondays With Marlo, she spoke about de-bloating in just three days by cutting out starchy carbs, drinking loads of water and eliminating liquid calories. For more tips on getting fit and...

Maternal Depression, Left Untreated, Slows Language Learning In Children: Study

Catherine Pearson | October 9, 2012 | Parents
Moms who live with depression are often issued warnings about how mood disorders may affect their babies. One study found that being depressed during pregnancy doubles risk of preterm birth, while another recent report tied postpartum depression to shorter stature in kids. A small...

A Quick Nightly Routine For Healthy Skin And Hair, From Terri Walsh (WATCH)

Gabrielle Linzer | August 20, 2013 | MarloThomas
All women would love to have glowing skin and shiny, healthy hair. Luckily, celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh has a secret formula, which she shared with me on Mondays With Marlo. Terri suggests taking a teaspoon of extra virgin olive or coconut oil mixed with...

WATCH: The Best Solution For Belly Fat, From Terri Walsh

Gabrielle Linzer | August 20, 2013 | MarloThomas
Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh broke down her method for beating belly fat when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. Taking simple steps, like cutting down on starchy carbohydrates and getting enough sleep, can help slim down your midsection. For more tips on getting...

Shoot For The Cure: Illinois State Rifle Association Hosts Breast Cancer Day At The Range

Meredith Bennett-Smith | October 9, 2012 | Women
The Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) has announced its second annual Shoot for the Cure next Sunday. The event will benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation as "evidence of the ISRA's commitment to help eradicate the scourge of breast cancer." "Firearm owners are...

Don't Drink Dairy And Drive, Russia's Top Doctor Gennady Onishchenko Says

Ryan Craggs | October 8, 2012 | World
MOSCOW -- Russia's top health official said Monday that drinking and driving don't mix – even when the drink in question is kefir, a fermented milk beverage containing less than one percent alcohol. The comments by Gennady Onishchenko, Russia's chief sanitary inspector, sparked an outburst of criticism and ridicule on...

Kaitlyn Terrana Sleeping Beauty: Ontario Teen Has Serious Sleeping Disorder

Rebecca Zamon | December 8, 2012 | Canada Living
TORONTO - There was nothing sweet about Kaitlyn Terrana's 16th birthday. And she has virtually no recollection of her last birthday, her 17th, either. She slept through both of them.At a time when the teenager should be living each day to the fullest, she is trapped in a roughly six-week...

It's Not You, It's Me: The Notorious Breakup Line Supercut (VIDEO)

Eva Hill | October 9, 2012 | Comedy
No one likes to be told that he or she isn't "the one," but out of every possible breakup scenario, hearing the words, "It's not you, it's me" has to be the worst. If your not-so-significant other ends the relationship with this age-old cliché, it might signify that the relationship...

Meningitis Outbreak: As Cases Grow, Police Enlisted To Help Find Potential Victims

Reuters | December 8, 2012 | Healthy Living
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct 8 (Reuters) - About 13,000 people in 23 U.S. states may have received steroid injections linked to a rare fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed eight people, but far fewer are likely to contract the disease, the Centers for Disease Control said on Monday. It was the...

8 Scary Things Lurking In Our Food

Sarah Klein | December 8, 2012 | Healthy Living
The bright yellow pineapple and the red cherries found in the canned fruit you eat might appear to be natural, but those vivid colors are actually the result of food additives and food preservatives. In addition, many commonly consumed fruits and vegetables contain trace elements from the soil and other...

Hong Kong Recalls XL Foods Beef, Suspends Imports

Seema Dhawan | October 8, 2012 | Canada Alberta
The newest addition to Alberta's XL Foods beef recall has crossed an ocean making its way to Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s Centre for Food Safety said that some of the raw beef has been imported in. As a precautionary measure, Hong Kong has suspended imports of XL Foods...

Solanezumab, Alzheimer's Drug, Shows Some Promise In Mild Disease

Amanda L. Chan | December 8, 2012 | Healthy Living
BOSTON — Combined results from two studies of an experimental Alzheimer's drug suggest it might modestly slow mental decline, especially in patients with mild disease. Taken separately, the studies on the drug – Eli Lilly & Co.'s solanezumab – missed their main goals of significantly slowing the mind-robbing disease or...

New Model Predicts Women's Odds Of Getting Pregnant

Catherine Pearson | October 9, 2012 | Women
One of the biggest challenges for women trying to get pregnant is determining if and when they should keep trying to conceive on their own, and when it is time to seek medical help. Researchers in the UK have attempted to bring some clarity issue by developing a computer model...

Louis C.K.'s Moving Tig Notaro Email: Breast Cancer Set 'One Of The Greatest Standup Performances I Ever Saw'

Ross Luippold | October 9, 2012 | Comedy
Louis C.K. gave comedian Tig Notaro the ultimate endorsement by releasing her comedy on his website, but this weekend, he went even further, emailing his fans directly about how the release came to be. In August, Notaro shocked fans by announcing that she had been diagnosed...

Breast Cancer Prevention Foods: What Can You Eat To Reduce Your Chances?

Meredith Melnick | October 10, 2012 | Healthy Living
We all know that cancer isn't caused by any one factor. Instead, a collection of influences -- genetics, environmental exposure, lifestyle factors like diet, exercise, BMI and stress and, frankly, serendipity -- create a perfect storm that can lead to the disease. And while there's not much you...

What To Eat To Get A Good Night's Sleep

Sarah Klein | October 7, 2013 | Healthy Living
Thanks to popular culture (not to mention that infamous "Seinfeld" episode), many of us still believe certain foods -- like turkey and wine -- can put us out like a light. But "TODAY" diet and nutrition editor Dr. Madelyn Fernstrom says getting a good night's sleep is much more about...

Fact Of The Day #69: African-Americans And Cancer (INFOGRAPHIC)

Nick Wing | December 8, 2012 | Politics
Good news: cancer incidence is declining for all Americans. Sobering and perplexing fact: African-Americans are more likely than white Americans to be diagnosed with, and die from, cancer. In fact, the mortality rate for blacks has been higher for years. In 2010 the trend continued; 216 of every 100,000 blacks...
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