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Why We Need To Stop Calling All Unhealthy Foods 'Processed'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Pop quiz. Which of the following is considered a processed food: Kellogg's Corn Flakes, homemade greek yogurt, bagged baby spinach? (Answer: All of th...

ICYMI: Quantifying The Dad Bod And Why We Need More Black Doctors

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we found ourselves drawn to stories about sexual politics in health. We were blown ...

ICYMI: A Young Runner Battles Tourette Syndrome And The High Health Costs Of Contaminated Chicken

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we were taken by personal stories, including HuffPost Highline's first longform fea...

Cuba's Had A Lung Cancer Vaccine For Years, And Now It's Coming To The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) headed to Havana on a historic trade mission in April, he returned with the promise of an important commodity:...

11 Reasons You're Always Hungry

Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By Esther Crain It's one thing to notice an uptick in appetite if you've been training hard at the gym, or if you're pregnant or PMS-ing. But w...

Bringing Yoga To Underserved Communities in San Diego

Rob Schware | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Laura Plumb, who began her career in London, working with The Discovery Channel Europe. At Discovery she was quickly drawn to programming on indigenous cultures, complementary medicine, and healing traditions.

Agencies Make Infertility Treatment Affordable For Low-Income Women

Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living

By Julia Haskins Trying to conceive a child isn’t just emotionally draining. It can also be a financial burden, especially for low-income familie...

ICYMI Health: How Kendrick Lamar Could Change The Face Of Depression And Why Dressing Better Might Improve Your Work Life

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what editors at The Huffington Post are reading this week. This week, we focused on reading stories about the high cost of m...

ICYMI: The Dark Side Of Being A People Person And How Sleep Can Make You More Creative

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. Mental Health Awareness month began on May 1, and we were captivated by the stories of friends...

What Chinese Centenarians Can Teach Us About Living Well

Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer J. Brown, Ph.D. At 115, Boxin Huang is the oldest resident of China’s Bapan Village, also called Longevity Village. But he's not...

Bringing Yoga and Meditation to a Canadian Prison

Rob Schware | Posted 05.01.2015 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Perri van Rossem, who began teaching yoga as a volunteer in 2005 at Collins Bay Medium Security Institution in Kingston, Ontario; she has been teaching there ever since. In addition, she coordinates yoga programs being offered in three other institutions.

Yoga: Helping Map the Path Home for Veterans

Rob Schware | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Ena Burrud, E-RYT500, a certified yoga therapist working with veterans in Colorado and Wyoming. Herself diagnosed with PTS...

Americans Are Binge Drinking More, Especially Women

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living

The binge drinking rates for women rose almost 36 percent between 2002 and 2012, according to a study published this month in the American Journal of ...

5 Nutrition 'Rules' That Should Make You Skeptical

Posted 04.24.2015 | 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 ...

ICYMI: An Infuriating History Of Breast Cancer And The Psychological Depth Of ‘YOLO'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we took a closer look at psychology across disciplines. We were fascinated that 18t...

6 Vaccines Adults Shouldn't Skip

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Chai Woodham for U.S. News Often, the conversation about vaccines is centered on children -- as vaccines are still believed by some to cause aut...

The Much-Maligned Food That Could Add Years To Your Life

Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By Johannah Sakimura Though “grains” and “flour” are dirty words for some health-focused eaters these days, evidence continues to mount...

When Seasonal Allergies Get Serious

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lacie Glover for U.S. News Spring is finally here, and many regions in the U.S. are beginning to thaw after a treacherous winter. Many of us are...

ICYMI: The Dubious Appeal Of Cryotherapy And The Limits Of ‘In Sickness And In Health'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we can't get enough of question-and-answer style interviews with captivating subjec...

Fast Food Chains Are Allowed Inside Hospitals In These 15 States

Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Florida and Texas earn a dishonorable mention for being the states with the most fast food locations inside of hospitals, according to a recent report...

The Troubling Connection Between Anger Management Problems And Gun Access

Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults have both a history of impulsive anger and access to a firearm, according to a new study by researchers from Duke, Harvar...

5 Ways Your Commute Is Hurting Your Health

Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan The average American commute to work lasts 25 minutes, according to U.S. Census data, but many workers travel far above and...

Researchers Discover New Source Of Airborne Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria from cattle feed yards can become airborne, according to a study to be published in Environmental Health Perspectives th...

ICYMI: Gender Bias, Sleep Justice And Iceland's Genetic Experiment

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. During this last week in March, we were captivated by the story of Iceland's cache of genetic ...

Obamacare Has Already Transformed How We Diagnose Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living

President Obama may be able to add another feather to his cap, according to a study of newly diagnosed diabetes patients published in Diabetes Care th...