Charissa Childress

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Sharing Drinks With Others: Can I Actually Catch a Disease?

One thing that has become very clear over the last decade or so is how thirsty we've all become. It seems like everyone has a bottle of water or some other drink with them at all times. Which is probably good -- the health benefits of water (and hydration in general) are well-known.<p>But all these …

Losing Sleep Makes You Hungry

Previous studies have shown that when you stay awake all night, your body burns about 7 percent more calories. So it makes sense that sleep-deprived people compensate by eating a little bit more. But there’s another reason you’re likely to crave salty, sweet, or savory snacks instead of a wholesome …

Best Exercises to Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that affects men and women, especially women beyond menopause because estrogen helps to protect bone. In …

Weight Loss

Inflammatory Bowel Disease And Melanoma: Researchers Find Correlation

<i>By Brett Spiegel</i><p>If living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) wasn't hard enough, patients with the digestive disorders Crohn's and colitis may be at an elevated risk for developing skin cancer too, according to research presented at the Digestive Disease Week conference in Orlando.<p>Researchers at …

Low-Calorie Cocktail Recipes

<b>Hibiscus Margarita</b> <i><br>Research has found that hibiscus tea may naturally lower blood pressure.</i><br>1 1/2 oz tequila<br>4 oz brewed and cooled hibiscus tea (or try a bottle like The Republic of Tea Natural Hibiscus Iced Tea)<br>1 tsp agave nectar<br>Ice<p>Shake all ingredients in a shaker, then strain into a chilled …

How to Avoid Hot Feet When Walking or Running

Walkers and runners often experience hot feet or a burning sensation. Naturally, your feet will heat up as you walk or run. Often times, overheating …

Mayo Clinic

I Lost Weight: Sherrisse-Lee Lewis Slowed Down To Make Healthy Choices And Lost 60 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Sherrisse-Lee Lewis<p><b>Age:</b> 24<p><b>Height:</b> 5'4"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 200 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> After a rocky three-year relationship, I found myself hitting a breaking point of 200 …

Associated Press News

Man Connected to Boston Marathon Bombers Is Shot and Killed by the FBI

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>An FBI special agent shot and killed a man in Orlando, Florida, early on Wednesday morning, just …