Laura Schocker
Executive Editor, Healthy Living

Entries by Laura Schocker

16 introvertidos bem-sucedidos que mudaram a vida de muita gente

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2015 | 4:54 PM

Abraham Lincoln e Emma Watson têm algo em comum. Assim como Eleanor Roosevelt e Christina Aguilera. Eles, assim como cerca de um terço a metade da população, são introvertidos.

Enquanto os extrovertidos tendem a ganhar energia em situações sociais, os introvertidos tipicamente recarregam as baterias por...

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16 Super Successful Introverts

(338) Comments | Posted August 15, 2015 | 10:34 AM

Abraham Lincoln and Emma Watson have something in common. So do Eleanor Roosevelt and Christina Aguilera. They, like an estimated one third to one half of the population, are introverts.

While extroverts tend to gain their energy in social situations, introverts typically recharge through solitude and...

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6 Science-Backed Reasons To Go Read A Book Right Now

(358) Comments | Posted August 5, 2015 | 6:11 PM

In a world of omnipresent screens, it can be easy to forget the simple pleasure of curling up with a good book. In fact, a HuffPost/YouGov poll of 1,000 U.S. adults found that 28 percent hadn't read one at all in the past year.

But the truth is...

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13 Things Not To Say To Someone With A Migraine

(137) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 10:45 AM

Those of us who get migraine headaches know the unique suffering an attack can bring: excruciating pain, sometimes along with light and noise sensitivity, and even nausea or vomiting. And when well-meaning friends and loved ones offer support or advice, it's often clear that they just don't get it.


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Migraine: 10 éléments déclencheurs surprenants (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 11:49 AM

Selon la National Headache Foundation, environ 12% des Américains ont régulièrement des migraines. Mais leurs migraines ne ressemblent pas à un mal de tête courant: en général, ces crises se manifestent par une douleur lancinante accompagnée d’une ultra-sensibilité à la lumière et au son, et parfois...

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Μήπως κάνετε κι εσείς αυτά τα λάθη με το αντηλιακό σας;

(1) Comments | Posted June 8, 2015 | 5:18 AM

Το πρώτο βασικό λάθος που μπορεί να κάνει κάποιος με το αντηλιακό του είναι να μην φοράει καθόλου. Με τα νούμερα του καρκίνου του δέρματος να παρουσιάζουν αύξηση και να εμφανίζεται ολοένα και σε μικρότερες ηλικίες, το αντηλιακό δεν είναι απαραίτητο μόνο στην θάλασσα, αλλά ακόμα...

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Wenn Sie das lesen, werden Sie Ihr Wasser im Restaurant das nächste Mal ohne Zitrone bestellen

(2) Comments | Posted June 1, 2015 | 7:02 PM

Die Healthy Living Redaktion der Huffington Post beantwortet Fragen rund um das Thema Gesundheit, die von Lesern eingeschickt werden. Diesmal geht es um die Zitronen-Stückchen, die wir in Restaurants mit unseren Getränken serviert bekommen.

Wie viele Bakterien tummeln sich auf den Zitronen-Stückchen, die wir in Getränken serviert bekommen?

Eine Scheibe...

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Depois dessa, você nunca mais vai querer colocar aquela rodela de limão na sua água

(4) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 7:35 PM

Uma rodela de limão dá um toque especial a um simples copo d’água, mas você pode estar tomando mais coisas do que deseja.

Essa guarnição aparentemente inócua em copos d’água (ou refrigerante) pode ser hospedeira de vários organismos nada apetitosos.

Em um estudo para o Journal of...

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"J'ai la migraine": 13 choses à ne jamais dire à quelqu'un qui a des maux de tête

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 1:14 PM

Ceux parmi nous qui subissent de véritables migraines connaissent cette souffrance si particulière qu’elles amènent : douleur insupportable, parfois accompagnée de sensibilité à la lumière et/ou au bruit, et même, parfois, de nausées ou de vomissements. Et quand des proches bien intentionnés proposent leur soutien ou leur conseil, on constate...

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Journée nationale du sommeil: les terrifiants effets du manque de sommeil

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 6:25 AM

La privation de sommeil est dangereuse. Un nombre d'heures de sommeil réduit, volontairement ou non, a des effets délétères sur tout votre corps. D'ailleurs, une étude publiée en 2013 a démontré que même un petit manque à gagner de sommeil — moins de six heures par nuit durant...

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Pourquoi vous êtes toujours en retard et comment y remédier

(1) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 10:48 AM

La semaine dernière, le blogueur du HuffPost Greg Savage posait la question, «Depuis quand est-il devenu normal d'être en retard?» Et comme le montrent les 350,000 likes récoltés par son article sur Facebook (série en cours), il n'est pas le seul à se le demander. Voici ce qu'écrit...

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Strange Sleep Habits Of The Stars

(165) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 11:22 AM

Can't sleep? You're not alone. According to the National Institutes of Health, between 50 and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders or occasional sleep problems. And among the sleepless ranks are some of our favorite famous faces.

But while we all have little quirks...

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O que acontece com seu corpo quando você não dorme o suficiente

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 10:06 AM

Quem não dorme bem se dá mal. Dormir menos que o necessário pode prejudicar você dos pés à cabeça. De fato, um estudo publicado no ano passado mostrou que uma semana apenas passada dormindo menos de seis horas por noite resultou em modificações em mais de 700 genes....

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Bakterien-Alarm: Wenn Sie das lesen, wollen Sie NIE WIEDER in einen Whirlpool steigen

(2) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 6:10 PM

Whirlpools haben ihre ganz eigene Magie. Das warme, sprudelnde Wasser ist einfach verlockend - allerdings nicht besonders hygienisch.

Die Huffington Post hat mit zwei Experten über das Thema Hygiene in Whirlpools gesprochen: Epideminologin Michele Hlavsa und Prof. Charles Gerba von der University of Arizona.

Wie sich...

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This Will Make You Never, Ever Want To Get In A Hot Tub Again

(427) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 8:16 AM

With warmer spring days and cooler nights upon us, plus summer vacations (hopefully) in the not-too-distant future, it's officially hot tub season. (Not to mention The Bachelorette starts back up again on Monday, meaning a summer full of steamy hot tub moments awaits on reality TV if not in actual...

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LOOK: What Meditation Can Do For Your Mind, Body And Spirit

(27) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 8:04 AM

Over the past few years, meditation has evolved from an of-the-moment fad to a legitimate health craze, as research has linked the practice to everything from improved cardiovascular health to cognitive benefits. Science has even shown that mindfulness meditation can affect gene expression.

While the modern-day...

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Ask Healthy Living: Does Counting Sheep Really Help You Fall Asleep?

(9) Comments | Posted April 20, 2014 | 8:16 AM

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!

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Why You Can't Get That Song From 'Frozen' Out Of Your Head

(61) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 1:12 PM

"Let it go, let it go."

It's the song that seems to be stuck in everyone's head. And Idina Menzel's (a.k.a. Adele Dazeem's) rousing Oscars performance of the hit "Frozen" tune on Sunday only fueled the internal repeat loop. But why exactly...

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Your Body Does Incredible Things When You Aren't Awake

(39) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 7:18 AM

Sleep is anything but a waste of time. While many people think of catching Zzs as the body "shutting off" until morning, nodding off actually activates a complicated process that helps you feel rested and healthy the next day. Scientists divide sleep into four stages -- each full sleep cycle...

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