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The Messy Facts about Diet and Inflammation

Can certain foods really help you fight heart disease, arthritis and dementia?

At Veterans Hospital in Oregon, a Push for Better Ratings Puts Patients at Risk, Doctors Say

ROSEBURG, Ore. — An 81-year-old veteran hobbled into the emergency room at the rural Veterans Affairs hospital here in December, malnourished and dehydrated, his skin flecked with ulcers and his ribs broken from a fall at home.<p>A doctor examining the veteran — a 20-year Air Force mechanic named …

Sapiens Medicus

<i>Carlos Arámburu, MD.</i> Ene 18, 2016 0<p>Continua leyendo y con tan sólo seguir 4 sencillos pasos, no sólo podrás interpretar una gasometría, sino que</i> …

Read This, and You’ll Never Want to Skip the Bodyweight Lunge Again

Here's how to turn the simple forward lunge into a grueling 10-minute conditioning workout<p>It’s tough to get excited about a bodyweight lunge. We all know you can use it within a regular workout to build single-leg strength, explosiveness, and stability. “But you can also use it at the end of your …

Workouts

Build Bigger Biceps with Just One Simple Exercise

One exercise, five different recipes for smoking guns<p>When it comes to zeroing in on your biceps, there’s probably no better exercise than the old-school curl. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t tweak the movement.<p>In fact, making small alterations to the way you curl the weight can lead to bigger …

Workouts

The Two Stretches You Need to Do before a Workout

Mobility work can be a bore. Cut down your warmup by focusing on these two stretches from world-renowned strength coach Dan John<p>You probably approach mobility work with the same mentality as you do jury duty: Get it done as quickly and painlessly as possible.<p>We get it: Even though mobility …

Windmill

Should You Worry if Your Knees Crack When You Squat?

In most cases, a little cracking in your knees is harmless. Unless it's accompanied by this<p>In most cases, if your knees crack but don’t hurt, then the noise is just crepitus—gas bubbles bursting, says Tony Gentilcore, C.S.C.S., cofounder of Cressey Sports Performance in Massachusetts.<p>Sure, crepitus …

Workouts

The Right Way to Do the Burpee

Here’s everything you need to know to own the ultimate fat-fryer: burpees<p>When it comes to fat loss, the best exercises are movements that can be done anywhere and that work a ton of muscle groups at once. One of my favorites: the burpee. It’s tough, it’s efficient, and if done right, it can …

Extreme Sports

Are You Lifting Too Light On These 3 Exercises?

Don’t sell yourself short. Go heavy on these key movements<p>Maybe it’s our desire to impress women, or our egos, or our competitive nature, but most guys use heavier loads than they need to at the gym.<p>And overreaching is the most common culprit behind horrendous form and ensuing injuries, says Harold …

Workouts

The 10-Minute Ab Workout That Anyone Can Do

This is not your standard core routine<p>People love to prove that they can hold a plank for a really long time. In fact, the plank record is more than five hours, set just last week.<p>This is incredibly impressive, but most fitness experts agree that holding a plank beyond a minute or two does no good. …

Workouts

The Exercise That Will Smoke Your Six Pack

This variation of a classic exercise will work your abs harder than ever<p>For a greater challenge to the classic plank, take your workout sideways with the lateral crawl. “It’s essentially a sideways moving plank,” says Sam Stauffer, an expert trainer for <b>Men’s Health Thrive</b>, a cutting-edge functional …

Workouts

The Workout That Burns Fat Seriously Fast

Can you keep up with the winner of Men’s Health’s Next Top Trainer?<p>Justin Miller<p>This high-intensity cardio challenge will give you a taste of The Anarchy Workout, the newest fitness DVD from <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>Creator Andy Speer—winner of the first-ever <i>Men’s Health Next Top Trainer</i> competition—was able to …

Exercise

Build Boulder Shoulders

And chisel a rock-solid midsection with this simple exercise<p>The overhead press is a standard way to enhance upper-body strength, particularly in your shoulders and triceps. “But performing the movement also delivers a muscle-building hit to your abs,” says Sean De Wispealere, an expert trainer for</b> …

Boulder

The 10 Dirtiest Spots in Your Kitchen

Use this cleaning checklist to kill all the germs in your cooking zone.<p>Think your kitchen is squeaky clean? Not so fast. "Moisture and food particles make it the perfect environment for growing germs that can make you sick," says Kelly A. Reynolds, PhD, an environmental microbiologist at the …

The 20-Rep Core Torcher

Feel the temperature rise to ignite a burn in your six-pack<p>Not all core exercises <i>look</i> like they're blasting your abs. That's why after you finish blazing through this week's challenge, you'll feel a surprising sizzle in your six-pack.<p>"You might not realize it at the time—because you'll be focused …

Workouts

10 Craziest Things in the Senate Report on Torture

Capitol Hill yesterday provided America with a classic set piece of partisan performance art: a pair of sanctimonious legislative events, one for …

100 Artists Reimagine Their Favorite Classic Album Covers

"Thirty Three & 1/3" is the name of George Harrison's seventh studio album, released in 1976. The series "33 1/3" is a famous collection of books dedicated to individual albums, published by Bloomsbury Publishing beginning in 2003. And "33 and a Third and a Third" is an exhibition, out this week in …

See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …

Photographing TIME's Person of the Year in Africa, Europe and the U.S.

Foday Galla, 37, Ambulance Supervisor, photographed at home wearing a PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) suit, in Signb<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jackie Nickerson …

1994: The 40 Best Records From Mainstream Alternative's Greatest Year

40<p>3. Weezer, 'Weezer'<p>Plenty of Nineties rockers had reps for shrugging off their success, but only one applied to Harvard at the height of his band's …

Music

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

Kent State

Too much bed rest keeps ICU patients weak longer - Futurity

Prolonged bed rest in a hospital ICU leaves many patients significantly weaker, causing lingering physical problems even two years after discharge.

Teamwork is best when making surgery decisions for elderly - Futurity

Deciding if a sick, elderly patient should have surgery should be a team effort, with input from the patient, family members, doctors, and …

Physiology

The Muscle-Burning Megacircuit

Intensify your workout with this lightning-fast, 6-minute routine<p>Between chatting, recovering, and watching <i>SportsCenter</i>, most men don't spend a lot of time actually exercising at the gym. "But if you want to get the best results from your workout, you need to maximize your time there," says David …

Exercise

Prevent These 5 Common Running Injuries

These exercises will stop the potential pain in its tracks<p>If you take the right preventative measures, you can avoid pain before it starts. The American College of Sports Medicine recently released the 5 most common injuries runners face every year. Here are some of the best ways to avoid the …

Pain

Blazing Burpees

Challenge your muscles from every direction with this lightning-quick fitness test<p>This fitness challenge may consist of only two moves—the burpee and lateral shuffle—but it'll tax your muscles, jolt your metabolic system, and leave you drenched. "When done back-to-back, the burpee and lateral …

Workouts

37 Ways to Turn Your Lower Body into a Machine

Build unparalleled strength with these unilateral leg exercises<p>Pistol squats are extremely tough. In fact, most guys are wobbly disasters when attempting one. But the exercise is the ultimate test of single-leg strength. That's why it's so impressive that BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's …

Workouts

WATCH: These iPod-Based Magic Tricks Are SO. MUCH. FUN

What if deception is in the eye of the beholder? And what if lies can help us tell the truth? Watch this video and enter into the multimedia world of magician Marco Tempest. Then decide for yourself.<p><i>Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they morph and adapt into their most</i> …

The Fit 5: Kettlebell Conditioning

Think Small and Grow Big

Have you ever tried to use the bench press on a Monday night a 5 PM? It’s almost impossible. Most gym goers will never skip a chest or arms workout, …