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Is Hip-Hop Still ‘CNN For Black People?’

The prevailing opinion is we have to look to the past for the days when hip-hop stirred the political pot. But a new generation of rappers has plenty …

New year's resolutions: How to lose the fat and get fit for free

Armed with a bit of get-up-and-go and good planning, you can be fitter than ever without spending a penny. We've enlisted the help of top fitness experts to help you explore new ways and places to exercise for free.<p>Walk everywhere<p>Walking is underrated as a form of exercise, but it's one of the …

Mental Illness Yoga Program Aims To Support Those Living With Depression And Bipolar Disorder

TORONTO - As a yoga devotee and founder of her own studio, Linda Malone is sharing her passion for the practice through a special program dedicated …

21 page-turning books that captivated readers in 2014

2014 was a good year for first-time authors.<p>Relatively unknown writers turned out promising book debuts, and beloved entertainers and Internet …

Fire Up Your Metabolism with These 4-Minute Workouts

Yep, 4 minutes. NO EXCUSES!<p>Getting a sufficient workout in less than five minutes? It sounds crazy, but it’s absolutely possible. These two routines—one which uses bodyweight moves and another which uses minimal equipment—allow you to work your entire body and boost your muscular endurance and …

6 Money Myths Millennials Should Bust -- Now

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Chances are you’ve fallen for at least one of them. We’re talking about money myths—those erroneous financial proclamations that get passed down from generation to generation as fact.<p>You know, things like “buying in bulk is <i>always</i>better” and “buy low and …

These 5 Moves Will Make You Look Flat-Bellied from Every Angle

This series tones your ENTIRE core.<p>Your core is about <i>so</i> much more than just your abdominal muscles. It comprises the main abdominal muscle (<b>rectus abdominus</b>, a.k.a. the “six pack” muscle) that allows you torso flexion, or what happens when you sit up from lying down or bend over. Then there's your</b> …

Numerous Studies: Yoga As Good For Heart as Aerobic Activitiy

If you’re not too keen about building up a sweat in the cold and damp in order to get fit, there’s some good news: It turns out that the peaceful and …

Did you GAIN weight after giving birth? You’re not alone! 75% of mothers are actually heavier one year after their baby is born

New moms struggling to get back to their pre-pregnancy figure can take solace in the fact that they are not alone.<p>Nearly 75per cent of women are …

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What Teens Don't Know Can Hurt Them (and Their Futures) -- Why STD Testing Is Critical

Nearly 20 million new sexually-transmitted diseases are estimated to occur every year in this country, half among young people between the ages of 15 to 24. As parents, health care providers and policy makers, this isn't something we can ignore.<p>CDC's latest national STD report, released today, …

Why self-tracking apps keep overlooking women

On Sept. 9, a parade of men marched across the stage at Flint Center in Cupertino, California, outlining a variety of new products in the Apple …

“They wouldn’t allow me to see the doctor”: Another pregnant woman jailed in Wisconsin for seeking medical care

<b>( ANURAK PONGPATIMET via Shutterstock)</b><p>Tamara Loertscher told her doctor about her previous drug use because she wanted to get care. She got jail instead<p>Katie McDonough<p>December 15, 2014 3:24pm (UTC)<p>Tamara Loertscher just had a feeling she was pregnant. She didn’t have health insurance and money was …

The Size of Your Vagina: Is It Normal?

Find out how your fine china measures up.<p>While there's tons of info out there to help you figure out if your breasts are normal (not to mention visual evidence), vaginas are pretty mysterious. It’s difficult to get solid facts about your lady-garden. So we turned to Brook McFadden, M.D., assistant …

How to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

Weight loss just got easier!<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Losing weight takes a lot of sweat and discipline, but even when you're not powering through a treadmill interval workout or counting calories, there are a lot of simple ways to see those pounds melt away. Employ these 10 little tricks …

The Brain–Gut Axis and Neuropsychiatric Disease: A Paradigm Shift

In the past decade, scientists have learned that the microbiome, or the diverse population of microbes housed in the human gut, influences far more …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Strengthen your core with these key poses.<p>A regular yoga practice can prep your tummy for bikini season faster than banging out a million crunches.<p>In general, yoga is full of core-strengthening moves, but these stomach toners take top honors. They challenge your balance and stability and force your …

Meditation in Different Traditions - Balance

Meditation brings to mind traditional methods and iconography – yet at its heart, the practice is a personal exploration, a search for meaning …