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6 Tips to Return to CrossFit Post-Injury

CrossFit, just like any other sport, is not without its share of risk. Whenever you move heavy weight or perform complicated exercises, there is a …

6 Ways You Should Be Using Essential Oils

There's a reason they're called 'essential' oils.<p>Essential oils have been creating serious buzz in the beauty community (they were actually the top search term on WholeFoodsMarket.com recently). But do you know how to make the oils—which aren't the same as fragrance oils, by the way—work for you? …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Hydration

Hydration isn't as simple as just adding water—in fact, women have a special set of requirements. What you need to know.<p>When you work out, you sweat: That's true no matter what your age, sex, or fitness level. Sweating is critical to keeping your body temp regulated, but with each drop of …

Journal questions validity of autism and vaccine study

The debate over a link between autism and vaccines continues.<p>A study published earlier this month concluded African-American boys are more at risk for autism if they're given the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine before the age of 2. The study author says researchers at the Centers for Disease …

Meet CrossFit's Fittest Man on Earth

Picture it: A four-day competition, with two to four workouts a day that consist of running, swimming, muscle-ups, 345-pound squat cleans, handstand push-ups, rope climbs, double unders, handstand walks, 245-pound overhead squats and more, against 43 of the most in-shape competitors you know, all …

The Huge, Neglected Opportunity For Proactive Medicine

In this Forbes post by Neil Versel, David Nash of the Philadelphia’s Thomas Jefferson School of Population Health offers a great, pithy summary of ObamaCare’s strategy to reform U.S. healthcare: “No outcome, no income.” He’s talking about reforming the incentives for healthcare providers by paying …

Artificial blood that’s better than the real thing

Each week on the BBC World Service programme The Forum, a global thinker from the worlds of philosophy, science, psychology or the arts is given a minute to put forward a radical, inspiring or controversial idea – no matter how improbable – that they believe would change the world.<p>This week, …

Canadian Literature

Old dope, new tricks: the new science of medical cannabis

Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal government last week. The …

Cannabis

Models of patient engagement emerge

Stage 2 of meaningful use requires at least 5 percent of a given provider's patients to be engaged in their own care either through an online portal …

Privacy and security experts will share best practices Sept. 8-9

Healthcare privacy and security experts from around the U.S. will gather in Boston Sept. 8-9 to share information and strategize over how to combat …

The impact of transition rocks nonprofit hospitals' financials

Nonprofit hospitals posted their second straight year of revenue declines in 2013 and their dismal rate of revenue growth broke records, according to …

10 Natural Alternatives to Sugar: How Healthy Are They Really?

<i>(White sugar. Photo by Stockfood)</i><p>They say, “Know thy enemy,” right? Then getting to know oft demonized sugar — as well as its myriad alternatives, …

Microchips Will Be Implanted Into Healthy People Sooner Than You Think

Mark Gasson<p>In March 2009, British researcher Mark Gasson had a chip injected under the skin of his hand. The chip, a slightly more advanced version …

Diabetes drug could increase lifespan: study

A large-scale study conducted by researchers at Cardiff University says that type 2 diabetes patients live longer than people without the disease …

It’s official: Your carrier is pushing you to buy a Samsung phone over an iPhone

It’s something we’ve long suspected but now we finally have the proof we need: Your wireless carrier wants to push you to buy a Samsung smartphone …

Autoblog: New Cars, Used Cars for Sale, Car Reviews and News

"We don't want to fight in public via Twitter."<p>Third-generation Century luxury sedan drops the V12, adds tech and symbolism.<p>A choice selection of …

Car Reviews

Giant new species of lethal jellyfish discovered in Australian waters

Keesingia gigas are gargantuan members of the Irukandji jellyfish family<p>Scientists have discovered a new venomous creature in the waters off Western Australia's coast, according to <i>The Guardian</i>. Named after the scientist who captured the first-known specimen, the arm-long <i>Keesingia gigas</i> is an …

FCC chief slams Verizon’s lame excuse for throttling your supposedly ‘unlimited’ data

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is not impressed with Verizon’s reason for throttling users’ LTE data speeds even though they supposedly have grandfathered …

Man uses his cat to map which neighbors have Wi-Fi networks he can easily hack

Sniffing out open or weakly protected networks with a little help from his pet<p>Security researcher Gene Bransfield has figured out a fun way to map the vunerable Wi-Fi networks in his neighborhood. As reported in <i>Wired</i>, he outfitted his cat Coco with a specially-made collar built from a Wi-Fi card, …

1 Billionaire Reveals 5 Simple Ways to Make Money From Stocks

Some billionaires grab headline attention, but one is happy to share how he has made money from stocks for decades and decades.<p>Some billionaires hold …

Save Money on Car Insurance

Learn the Money-Saving Insurance Secret That Agents Won't Tell You About!<p>Attention Drivers:<p>If you are currently insured, have no DUI's, and drive …

13 Cheapest Health Foods Money Can Buy

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- All right, everyone. It's time to challenge the notion that eating healthy is just too expensive.<p>Healthy food helps you …

What a Guy's Facial Hair Says About Him

<b>A leading expert offers socio-historical analyses of five beard and moustache styles.</b><p><i>By: Katie Chang</i><p><b>YOU CAN JUDGE a man by his shoes, but what about</b> …

Doctors Pulled a Tooth Out of a Man's … What?

Nosebleeds are common among children and young adults, but one young man's frequent nosebleeds turned out to have a rather unusual cause: He had a …

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