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7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

2018 Washington Football has reason for confidence

The 2018 Washington Football team has reason to feel confident after enduring an injury plagued season, and adding one of the most talented …

College Sports

What is the average weight for women?

Knowing if your weight is within a healthy range can be beneficial. This is particularly so in the United States, where obesity is a significant …

These Antidepressants Are Most Effective, Study Says

Millions of people take antidepressants for depression. But there’s long been debate over just how effective the medications actually are. On …

The Limits of Human Endurance Are Embedded In the Brain

Being able to go further faster is not just about how much iron you can lift.<p>The brain’s role in endurance is, perhaps, the single most controversial …

Son of Navy offensive coordinator undergoes successful heart transplant

Ivin Jasper's son had been battling complications from an abnormally fast heart rate<p>The Navy football community was on the receiving end of some …

Medicine

A mental health expert explains 4 common mistakes people make when dealing with anxiety

I recently wrote an article about five mistakes people with depression make. That post was well-received, so I decided to write a version about anxiety.<p>Here are well-intentioned ways people respond to or think about their anxiety, that actually cause unnecessary suffering or get in the way of doing …

Underwater robots to measure Antarctica climate threat

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a $2 million gamble.<p>Scientists with the University of Washington in conjunction with Paul G. Allen Philanthropies are sending robots to Antarctica for as long as a year in what will be the longest mission ever undertaken in the region.<p>The aim: to gain more extensive data about the rate …

Sea Level

This Cincinnati-Based Truck Driver Went From 300 Pounds to 45 Marathons

Charles Ray Bell didn’t want the same fate as his parents, so he dedicated himself to running.<p>For Charles Ray Bell, his greatest gift was one that initially led to loss—loss of many things that were weighing him down.<p>At about 300 pounds, Bell was taking medication for high blood pressure, …

ADHD Parent Coaching with Lou Brown, ADHD Coach

<i>The research shows that although parenting style does not cause ADHD, it can exacerbate or diminish our children’s ADHD symptoms and affect their</i> …

Oil from cinnamon drives fat cells to burn energy - Futurity

The essential oil that gives cinnamon its flavor could make a difference in the fight against obesity.

Cinnamon

Taking multiple medications? You may also be taking excess risks.

Lugging every pill you take to your next doctor’s appointment or trip to the pharmacist might seem like overkill, but it could save your life — especially if you take multiple drugs or supplements.<p>In fact, regularly taking five or more medications — something many Americans do — often does more …

Medicine

Cam Newton’s younger brother Caylin will play football at Howard University

His father says strength of campus culture and academics played into the decision<p>In true signal-caller fashion, Caylin Newton opted to call his own …

NFL

MacIntyre takes Colorado from 'nation's worst' Power Five team to CFP contender

The ride has been a bumpy one for the Buffaloes, but they're finally back<p>You wonder how Colorado ever got so screwed up.<p>The setting in Boulder is not …

College Football

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Icing on the cake: What top U.S. Olympians earned in bonus money

Our American Olympians have come back from Rio with a haul of 121 medals, the most ever for the U.S. (excluding 1984, when the Soviet Union boycotted …

Swimming

Second Chance U: UAB its own guinea pig as college football's biggest do-over

A program long steeped in irrelevance is navigating the dicey terrain of life after death<p>BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- To live, the University of Alabama at …

College Football

My NFL Love Story, Part 1: Struggling to maintain an identity while an NFL wife

When I first talked with Craig Terrill—on a cold night in October 2001—the NFL was the last thing on my mind.<p>I had just stood up from a couch in one …

NFL

5 Stunning Day Hikes Near Seattle

As the mecca of nature and outdoor activities, one of the most popular activities in Seattle, rain or shine, is to go hiking. On the Instagram feeds …

Nine Things that Improve Insulin Sensitivity: Accelerate Fat Loss & Build Muscle Faster! | Poliquin Article

We’re going to let you in on a little secret: The FIRST thing you should improve when you want to change your body by losing fat or putting on muscle …

Nutrition

20 great places you can live in the US for $1,000 a month

Sometimes, the rent is too darn high. In fact, the number of households in the United States spending more than 50 percent of their income on rent is on the rise, according to a report by Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. The report points …

The safest places to travel in Mexico

First off, it's important to know the difference between the two different travel advisories the U.S. State Department issues: travel alerts and travel warnings. A travel alert is a short-term caution, signaling events that should be over fairly quickly: tumultuous elections, labor strikes or …

Highlights from our Reddit AMA on Seattle’s housing and real-estate market

It turns out that, given the opportunity, Seattle residents are fairly eager to talk about the local housing market.<p>On Wednesday, Seattle Times real …

Real Estate

How the Quarterback Contract Decision Either Defines or Sinks General Managers

Link to Media<p>The supply of NFL starting-caliber quarterbacks doesn't come close to meeting the demand.<p>You hear that so often it can become white noise. It begins to sound like an excuse to the beleaguered Cleveland Browns fan who had to sit through Josh McCown starts, or the guy who meticulously …

NFL

Ranking The Most Underrated College Football Programs of Last Decade

Yesterday, I took a look at which football programs of the last decade have been the most overrated, comparing preseason and postseason AP Polls. …

College Sports

Last Chance U Trailer: Netflix Doc Series Takes a Look at the Grueling World of College Football

Even though I’m not the biggest sports fan, as a cinephile, I usually love most sports dramas and documentaries. The filmmaker approach to sports …