Carla Ferraz

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The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>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 …

Risky behaviors come together across PG-13 and R films | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Violent movie characters often engage in other risky behaviors like sex and drinking, according to a new study. Those compounded behaviors also occur equally among PG-13 and R-rated movies.<p>Researchers found about 90 percent of the top-grossing movies over a 25-year …

Alcohol without the hangover? It's closer than you think

Science now allows us to develop a safer way to get drunk. But before we can sober up in minutes, the drinks industry needs to embrace this healthier approach<p>Imagine enjoying a seasonal drink at a Christmas party without the risk of a hangover the next day, or being able then to take an antidote …

30 Most Colorful Ways to Paint Your Dining Room

We're seeing red ... and blue and yellow and white.<p>The entertaining hub of your home deserves an equally lively paint job. Get these designer-approved paint colors and palettes, and don't miss even more decorating ideas from over 85 favorite dining rooms.

Inside Fashion Designer Michael Bastian's Small, Cozy Bedroom

He's collaborated with GANT and has won the CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year award. His fashion philosophy: Take a classic and make it better. This bedroom suits him to a T.<p><b>Barbara King: Your flair for design obviously isn't limited to fashion. Have you ever thought of doing a home</b> …

Meditation May Slow Brain Aging

By 2030, about 72 million people in the U.S. will be over age 65, and by 2025, more than 7 million Americans are expected to have Alzheimer's.<p>As the U.S. population grows older, brain aging will become a greater concern. An aging brain increases the risk of age-related cognitive decline and …

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A Prescription From the 'Father of Aerobics' -- Exercise Is Medicine

The late 1960s were a wild time in our nation. Change was everywhere. And when the Beatles first sang, "You say you want a revolution," Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper already had begun revolutionizing health and fitness in the United States and, quite soon, the entire world.<p>His landmark book <i>Aerobics</i> came …

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The Healing Benefits of Meditation

For the majority of my life I've had a meditation practice. Through meditation I've healed addiction, emotional distress and even physical conditions. In this video I share about the power of stillness and the healing benefits of meditation. For more on this topic check out Dr. Lissa Rankin's book</i> …

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What India Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well

India has been described by some traditional texts as <i>Sa Prathama Sanskrati Vishvavara</i>, the first and supreme culture in the world. To this day, the South Asian country remains a hotspring of ancient wisdom on mind-body health and spirituality.<p>This wisdom has been steadily permeating American life …

Can Vitamins Lower Your Risk Of Cancer?

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 11/11/2013 05:07 PM EST on LiveScience<p>Taking vitamin E or beta-carotene does not appear to reduce the risk of cancer or cardiovascular disease, according to a new review from a government-appointed panel of experts.<p>However, there isn't enough evidence to …

5 Easy Soup Recipes You Haven’t Tried

5 Easy Soup Recipes for Blustery Fall Days<p>They taste SO much better than the canned stuff—and barely take any more effort<p>Eating soup can help you slim down, according to research. But chicken noodle? Been there and done that <i>way</i> too many times. So grab a spoon and try something new. You can make any …

Does CrossFit Cause Injuries?

They even suggest that CrossFit isn't worth the injury risk—and potential lost training time—for people who are in "above average" or "well above average" shape, since the aerobic and body composition benefits of CrossFit drop off after a certain level of fitness.<p>As exercise physiologist Fabio …

Vagisil – marketing paranoia to women

The matey, we're one-of-the-girls advertising for this vaginal deodorant is typical of ad agencies' use of fear to sell to women<p>There's a new ad on the woman-hating block. It features a sad cartoon lady hiding behind a large plant pot. She is coaxed out by a perky-voiced woman exclaiming "You …

The man behind Silk Road – the internet's biggest market for illegal drugs

Silk Road was the internet's wild west. What are the ideology and passions behind its radical founder, Ross Ulbricht?<p>On a bright Tuesday afternoon at around 3.15pm, a handful of plain-clothed FBI agents climbed the stone stairs of Glen Park Library, an unobtrusive building on Diamond Street in San …