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6 Skincare Products That Work Double Duty

Many products today pack a dual-purpose punch. Find out which combos play nice and which just do battle.<p>Similar to real-life couples, some ingredient pairs in skin-care products are a perfect match—while others should really call it quits. "Multitasking products eliminate a few steps and can save …

10 Answers to Your Biggest Fitness Questions

<b>Q: What are the biggest mistakes people make at the gym?</b><br>A: The biggest mistake people make at the gym is not understanding how to use the equipment. They perform exercises improperly and end up injuring themselves. So don't be afraid to ask a professional how to use the equipment! [And while you're …

4 Restorative Yoga Poses That Help You Relax and Unwind

Pleas says there are three key steps to restorative yoga: Relax your body and muscles; slow, lengthen and deepen your breath; and calm your mind. But don’t worry, that doesn’t mean turn your brain off completely (or any of these 10 hilarious stages of trying to meditate for the first time!). “A …

Foods For Clear Skin

To keep blemishes at bay, try incorporating the following seven foods, recommended by nationally recognized dietitian and nutritionist Elisa Zied, author of <i>YOUNGER NEXT WEEK: Your Ultimate Rx to Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy and Look and Feel Younger in 7 Days</i>, and internationally renowned …

The Word That Sheryl Sandberg, Beyoncé, and Jennifer Garner Want Banned

The Word That Jennifer Garner, Sheryl Sandberg, and Beyoncé Want Banned<p>You know it must be pretty bad if this all-star lineup can't stand it.<p>Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook and author of <i>Lean In</i>, has become a champion for women leaders in the workplace. For her latest …

6 Yummy Takes on Avocado Toast

Pears, spinach, feta, and red pepper flakes give this avocado toast tons of extra flavor—and nutrients.<p>Another yummy option: sliced avocado on toast with a little bit of mozzarella cheese sprinkled on top.<p>@lkengel loves to have the green stuff smashed on Rye bread for an afternoon snack.<p>Tomato …

Let disabled people speak for themselves

There are two sayings in disabled people's organisations. The first is "Nothing about us, without us". This was developed more than three decades ago because professionals saw themselves as experts about our lives and made decisions based on professional prejudice that imprisoned and oppressed us. …

Death Penalty For Mentally Disabled Revisited By Supreme Court

<i>This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.</i><p>How should states decide if someone convicted of a crime has an intellectual disability, when the answer …

Why Isn't the United States Standing Up for Disability Rights?

I feel lucky to live in the United Sates as a person with a disability, but I still experience inequalities daily. I am paralyzed due to a car …

Ex-New York police officers, firefighters charged in disability scam

NEW YORK — One retired police officer who told the government he was too psychologically damaged to work ran a martial arts studio, prosecutors said. Another said his<p>depressionwas so crippling that it kept him housebound, but he was photographed aboard a watercraft, they said. A third who said he …

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Mat Fraser's museum piece challenges us all to bring disability out of the box

Mat Fraser is standing on a stage in a hall in the Royal College of Physicians. All around him leather-bound medical tomes are locked behind bars as if they are dangerous. It's the first performance of The Cabinet of Curiosities: How Disability Was Kept in a Box, part of a research project called …

Disabled shoppers deterred by difficult high street experience

Disabled people are being forced to shop online because of poor access in and around UK town centres and difficulties using basic but essential facilities such as changing rooms or toilets, a report has claimed.<p>Many disabled customers are struggling to access shops, cafes and restaurants, with some …

The Wolf of Wall Street attracts new complaints from disability groups

Martin Scorsese's financial-era-excess movie The Wolf of Wall Street has come in for yet more criticism – this time from disability-advocate organisations who have protested at its use of the "R" word and its suggestion of drug-induced "cerebral palsy" type behaviour.<p>Peter Berns, CEO of disability …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

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3 New Health Foods You Should Try In 2014

Exotic (and delicious!) ingredients to add to your grocery list this year<p>If you're sick of cooking with kale and chia seeds all the time, you're in luck—2014 promises to bring a whole new crop of health foods to grocery stores and menus this year. Check out some of the best ways to keep your your …

Food

13 Sumptuous Quotes About Falling In Love From Famous Authors

BRB, heart turning to goo.

Love

13 Works Of Nonfiction And Memoir That We Loved In 2013

More books are being published than ever before — how can you possibly decide what to read? Here are a few nonfiction titles that we loved in 2013.

Books

14 Quotes To Inspire Your New Year's Resolutions For 2014

A New Year. A New You.

Motivation

31 Delicious Things To Cook In January

Guys, I'm kind of glad the holidays are over. January will be all about eating healthy... ish.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>(This will vary depending on the time of the month and where you live.)<p>Apples<p>Beets<p>Brussels …

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Weight Loss Tips

What Women Who've Lost a Ton of Weight Want You to Know<p>Steal their tricks to drop a size<p>Ever look at a woman who’s experienced a dramatic weight loss and wonder what her secret is? Well, no need to wonder anymore—we got tons of <i>Women’s Health</i> followers who dropped pounds to share the one tip they …

Easy Ways to Lose Weight

<b>Ditch the guilt:</b> Recent research shows beating yourself up about eating something indulgent can sabotage your weight-loss efforts. Instead, look at treating yourself as a celebratory—not shame-inducing—event.<p><b>Ignore the scale:</b> Numbers go up and down and stall in a plateau all the time, which can do …

5 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Not all snacking is bad for you. These five pairings will keep you feeling full (without filling out)<p>iStock/Thinkstock<p>Let's get real: It's not <i>always</i> possible to avoid eating after dark. Some situations (a late work shift, a delayed flight) call for legit midnight meals—and hey, other times you're …

Ways to reduce stress

7 Things That Are Secretly Stressing You Out<p>Keep calm and read this article<p>Feeling especially tense these days? It's easy to blame it on your job or your in-laws, but you may be shocked to discover that these sneaky culprits could be stressing you out, too. Read on for the random things that might …

Whole Grain Breakfast Recipes

<b>Apricot Pistachio Granola</b><br>Makes about 8 cups<p>3 cups rolled oats<br>1 cup raw pistachios, coarsely chopped <br>1 cup raw pepitas<br>1⁄2 cup raw sesame seeds<br>1⁄2 cup raw sunflower seeds <br>1 tsp kosher salt<br>1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon<br>1⁄2 tsp ground cardamom<br>1⁄2 tsp pure vanilla extract<br>1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br>1⁄2 cup …

6 Secrets to Getting Up for a Morning Workout

<b>Get a blast of sunlight.</b> <br>When your eye senses light, it sets off a chain reaction in your brain that leaves you feeling alert and energized, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Soak up rays by standing near an open window, or position your bed so it faces east and natural light will wake …

The 10 Best Workout Songs of 2013

So to honor this fantastic year in music, blast these awesome songs from 2013 during your next workout. You've probably downloaded some of them over the past 12 months... but we bet they're not all in one kick-butt playlist!<p><b>1. Pitbull ft. Ke$ha, "Timber"</b><p><b>2. Katy Perry, "Roar"</b><p><b>3. Lady Gaga,</b> …

Allison Sweeney Motivational Quote

<i>“I know that when my week is incredibly crazed, I can’t beat myself up for only working out for 30 minutes a day but I can beat myself up if I choose not to work out at all or if I make bad nutritional choices.”</i><p>Let’s just consider that the busy girl’s fitness mantra. Here’s why Sweeney nails it on …

Reasons Why It's Okay to Work Out at Night

<b>2. You have more energy to dominate your workout</b><br>"Chances are you do not feel so sleepy like you can in the morning," says Monica Nelson, American Council on Exercise-certified personal trainer. "You're usually warmed up and ready to crush it." And honestly, who doesn't want to crush their</b> …

Set Your Intention

Experts say intention setting can be a powerful tool in any fitness discipline, not just yoga. "It zeros in on something you can connect to emotionally, and unlike a long-term goal, you can make good on an intention in a single session, which is very satisfying," says celeb trainer Brett Hoebel. In …