Ways to eat more fruits and vegetables in 2014

by Kami Bigler posted in Life & Home I love January because it gives everyone a fresh start – a chance to get back on track. If you’ve got big plans for your physique in 2014, (don’t we all?) you may want to remember the saying, “You lose weight in the kitchen and you get… […]

Day 14: How to Eat More and Still Lose Weight

Wouldn’t you love it if you could eat more and still lose weight? Eating foods that are low in calories, like vegetables, lets you increase the size of your portions. But it’s not just extra veggies; there are other ways to help you pump up the volume of your food as well. Try adding liquids […]

“Going Seedless”: Why is this method of contraception not more widespread?

A vasectomy is a male birth control method that works by preventing sperm from being released into the semen during ejaculation. It is done through a minor surgical procedure in which the tubes that carry sperm are cut and sealed. While some forms of vasectomy involve making a small surgical cut in the upper part […]

Does mental illness make you more likely to kill?

The Sun has run with the front page headline, “1,200 killed by mental health patients,” featuring a story inside entitled “Broken People..Broken System”. Since publishing its story, the newspaper has been widely criticized for being inaccurate and for stigmatising mentally ill people. But is there any truth behind the Sun’s headline?   Where did The […]

Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More

While you may not follow a Paleo or gluten-free diet, here’s a takeaway from both that will help get more veggies into your diet: use vegetables to wrap up your meal. Bread, wraps and tortillas may be the first things you think of to “contain” sandwiches, tacos and more, but lettuce, dark leafy greens and […]

The increasing number of women with gestational diabetes could lead to many more children with early diabetes

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that children exposed to gestational diabetes in the wombs of their mothers are… Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report

Title: White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2014 12:00:00 AM MedicineNet Pregnancy General

How Gut Bacteria Impacts Obesity, Allergies, Happiness and More

A growing body of research has shown that the teeming populations of gut bacteria within us have evolved complex connections that can affect our body’s basic functions — from metabolism to sleep to mood. Changes in the makeup of the gut bacteria in the human digestive system have been associated with a growing number of […]

Jenny McCarthy’s son called 911 on her more than once

by Sara McGinnis posted in Celebrities Jenny McCarthy may be having second thoughts about teaching her son Evan how to call the police. The cohost of The View, who has opened up about her 12-year-old’s bullying problem and sex talk issues, is now sharing about how he’s unafraid of calling 911. The engaged star explained… […]

More on the river that divides Tajikistan and Afghanistan– and a 50 fold different risk in…

What explains the enormous more than 50 fold difference in maternal mortality rates across this river? Both areas of Tajikistan and Afghanistan are “in geographically contiguous poor, post-conflict, highly conservative, mountainous countries.” How can the obstetric risks for women be so different? To continue our review of this fascinating study, we take a closer look […]

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