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Best photos of Comet Lovejoy near Beehive star cluster

Comet Lovejoy has been visible with binoculars in the predawn sky, near the famous Beehive star cluster. How to spot it, plus best photos, …

Pollinating Bees Are The Pesticide Deliverymen Of The Future

Making industrious pollinators do double-duty as pest controllers saves time and money for farmers.<p>Here's another reason to pay attention to dwindling bee populations: Bees might be the organic pesticide spreaders of the future. While they go to work pollinating our crops, bees could simultaneously …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

7 Sneaky Beauty Tricks to Get That “Natural” Look

How to nail that fresh-faced glow without loading on the products

The 5 Key Emotions of Success

How do you know when you are successful? What clues do you need to demonstrate that you know you've made it whether you've reached a life goal or just completed an important project? With regard to how you feel, should there be a difference in feeling between the sizes of your achievements -- …

Recipe Rehab Season 1 Recipe How-To: Mexican-Style Pancakes

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

Mirach is guide star to three galaxies

The orange-colored star Mirach in the constellation Andromeda acts as your guide star to 3 different galaxies.<p>The star Mirach (Beta Andromedae) in …

Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Some foods have been promoted as "healthy" when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here's an expansion on his observations:<p><b>1. Canned Tomatoes</b><p>Many canned foods contain BPA, a toxic chemical linked to reproductive and neurological abnormalities, such …

12 Surprising Facts About the Male Body

Bizarre but totally interesting details about his anatomy<p>Can't imagine what it's like to be a guy? Now you don't have to wonder—or ask him to explain why he likes it rougher than you do. Just read on for everything you never knew about the male physique.<p>The Average Erect Penis Is 5.57 Inches …

Weekend Challenge: Reverse Crunch

This exercise will help eliminate your lower belly pooch<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have.</i> …

Dare to Be 100: Medicine Has Not Read Shakespeare

Erudite British historian CP Snow observed that a person who is not familiar with the second law of thermodynamics is equivalent to a person who has not read Shakespeare. My profession is illiterate. It doesn't know Ophelia or Lear. The second law is not in medicine's vocabulary.<p>This lament is not …

How to Make Tequila-Lime Marinade

The next time you make fish, whip up this tasty marinade for a hit of citrus<p>Pair this tequila-lime marinade with mahimahi or snapper for the ultimate fish tacos, or with flank steak for a delicious batch of south-of-the-border fajitas. <b>Tequila-Lime Marinade</b> 1/2 cup blanco tequila 1/4 cup honey 1/4 …

Vegetarians or Meat-Eaters: Guess Who Might Live Longer

If you guessed meat-eaters...you should probably mark down another answer on your quiz sheet. According to a new study, it's vegetarians who just might to have longer lifespans.<p>The study followed more than 73,000 participants—all from the Seventh-day Adventist Church—for six years. The researchers …

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Immune training MS trial 'safe'

<b>An experimental treatment to stop the body attacking its own nervous system in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) appears safe in trials.</b><p>The sheath around nerves cells, made of myelin, is destroyed in MS, leaving the nerves struggling to pass on messages.<p>A study on nine patients, reported in …

Immune System

The Real Reason We Procrastinate (and What to Do About It)

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Distracted At Work? 5 Obstacles Getting In Your Way, And How To Get Past Them

<i>By Sam Ferrigno for HooplaHa.com</i><p>We've all been there -- eager to accomplish anything <i>but</i> the task at hand. Here are some things to keep in mind next time you're feeling distracted at work.<p><b>1. Hunger</b><p>Unless you’re a chef, you’re probably starving all the time at work. Eating provides a terrific …

Jo Robinson, 'Eating On The Wild Side' Author Busts Conventional Wisdom On Vegetables

Those of us who follow nutrition news have heard it all. We try to eat food, not too much, mostly plants. We were scared of, then rehabilitated toward meat, eggs, real butter. We like monounsaturated fats and omega-3s and fiber and carotenoids. We know that broccoli and berries protect against …

Why Not Adderall for Finals Week?

Having prescribed drugs like Ritalin and Adderall to children for 35 years, I've participated with concerned fascination in the ADHD/ADD epidemic that has swept our country. Still, I was surprised that I felt so troubled when 16-year-old Joe's* mother, Susan*, called me the other day and asked if …

4 Simple Stretches to Keep Your Dog Moving

Whether your dog is a canine athlete, getting up in years, is a large or giant breed, or just deserves some TLC, stretching is a great natural tool.<p>Older dogs are prone to joint problems, loss of muscle tone and size, decreased flexibility, and the aches and pains of an aging body.<p>Dogs involved in …

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If Your Dog Is Bouncing Off the Walls, This Could Be Why

If your canine companion is tightly wound, wired, has no desire (ever) to settle down, relax, regroup, you probably refer to him as being hyperactive or suffering from ADHD. But even though the term is widely used in our society today, the actual clinical syndrome of hyperactivity is rare in …

What's New From the White House Conference on Mental Health

On Monday, President Obama opened the second White House Conference on Mental Health with a meaningful plea to end the stigma surrounding mental illness and bring these issues out of the shadows. Almost 14 years ago to the day, President Clinton had similar comments as he closed the first-ever …

New Multiple Sclerosis Treatment 'Tricks' Immune System

By: Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 06/05/2013 02:48 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>An experimental treatment that involves injecting multiple-sclerosis (MS) patients with their own white blood cells has been shown to be safe, according to a new study. The study also provided some …

How Nature Builds A Pandemic Flu Virus

Here's a sobering thought: Wild birds — including city pigeons and ubiquitous Canada geese — carry 170 different types of bird flu. You know, all those viruses with the Hs and Ns in their names, like H1N1 and H5N1.<p>Only a dozen of these viruses have infected humans so far, but many of those have …

Coffee Intake Tied to Weight, Insulin Problems

New research shows the beverage may make affect how (or whether) your body accumulates fat<p>Consider this before you go on an afternoon java run: Overdoing it with the coffee may promote weight gain, according to a new research published in the <i>Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry</i>.<p>For the animal …

In Vienna, Meditating on Lemon Meringue

Next week, I leave Vienna after a year's sojourn in the city. Over the past 12 months, I've enjoyed many quintessentially Viennese experiences: I went to balls, explored the elegant city on foot, romped in the Vienna woods, drank coffee (and more coffee) and tasted delicious pastries.<p>Now, during my …