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Just One Drink Per Day Can Open Door to Alcohol-Caused Cancer, Says New Study

If you think that just one drink can't hurt, an emerging study disagrees with this logic, purporting that just one drink per day can increase risks of alcohol-caused cancer.<p>Most people don't really think twice about sucking down a cold beer or enjoying a glass of wine after a long day (I sure …

Stigma around gynaecological cancer stopping women from visiting GP

False assumptions about the links between sexual promiscuity and gynaecological cancers, such as womb and ovarian cancer, are creating a stigma around the diseases that could be costing women’s lives, a charity has warned.<p>Lack of knowledge about causes and symptoms of gynaecological cancers<p>is …

Cancer

Substance Use While Pregnant and Breastfeeding

Research shows that use of tobacco, alcohol, or illicit drugs or abuse of prescription drugs by pregnant women can have severe health consequences …

This Mirror Can Detect Disease

A new smart mirror can assess your face, breath, and circulation for signs of illness.<p>Vanity can be good for your health—provided you’re preening in …

Health Care

ADD on my mind: diagnosing attention deficit disorder in adult women

<i>Attention deficit disorder—ADD—is known as ‘the naughty boy’s disease’, yet it afflicts a large number of adults and is under-diagnosed in women.</i> …

Autism

5 No-Equipment Back Exercises You Need in Your Life

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Chris Ryan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Hunching over laptops and smartphones for hours on end does your back no favors. In fact, it's one of the biggest -- and most important -- muscle groups we're guilty of ignoring. And the issue isn't just aesthetics (though a toned back can help you …

Fitness tools make strengthening the core less of a chore | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Strengthening the core, or midsection muscles of the body, is important for everyday activities from hoisting a toddler to swinging a golf club, according to fitness experts.<p>Toning the abdominals and oblique muscles through a series of moves such as lunges or squats can also …

Exercise

Parenting, What's the Rush?

When we have our first baby there is anticipation, excitement and hopefully joy. But, there is another side to it. No matter how prepared we believe we are, nothing truly prepares you for the change that occurs to our lives. I would call it -- my life as I formally knew it. Some women experience …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

Death toll from smoking goes way beyond lung cancer, study says

Cigarette smoking is responsible for at least 345,962 cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, according to a new study.<p>About 45% of those deaths are the result of cancers of the lung, bronchus and trachea, researchers reported Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. An additional 15% of the …

Cancer

Parmesan Chicken Cutlets

4 Servings<p>If you cut the chicken into smaller pieces before breading, they’re nuggets—the guilt-free kind.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup all-purpose flour<p>2 large eggs<p>1½ cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>¼ cup grated Parmesan<p>1 tablespoon mustard powder<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 …

Cast Iron Skillet

Waldorf Astoria Wedding Shooting: Bride Goes Nuts When Hotel Cancels $1 Million Reception After Accidental Shooting

A Waldorf Astoria wedding shooting led to some high drama after hotel officials decided to cancel a $1 million wedding reception after an accidental …

How to Save Some Serious Money on Your Wedding Dessert

How-to<p>Kimberly Watson ·<p>Cake has long been a wedding reception staple, but with many guests opting to continue the dance party instead of sitting down for a slice and more and more couples choosing to skip cake-cutting all together, is it worth working that three-tiered beauty into your budget? …

Dessert

Game of Thrones Parody Introduces the Real Housewives of Westeros — Watch

Save for a few potential quips from Tyrion, Sunday’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> season finale (HBO, 9/8c) promises to be largely unfunny, so let’s all have one …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

No-Running Cardio Program You Can Do at Home

You don't need a gym membership, and you don't need to check the weather report -- you can do cardio in the comfort of your home right now, for free. Simply follow the visual guides and you'll be done in half an hour! The best part is, since these are printable A4 posters, you can catch up on your …

A 5-Move, 5-Minute Workout Video That Will Sculpt You All Over

Total-body toning, right this way<p>If you thought five minutes was only enough time to pump out some measly crunches, you totally thought wrong. In the exercise video below, <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts,</i> leads you through a five-minute</i> …

How to Get Tighter Obliques in 20 Minutes

We don’t know who originally came up with the moniker “love handles,” but we know we don’t agree with the cutesy nickname for this not-so-cute area. …

Top 5 Home Workout Routines | Discover Good Fitness

Loading ...<p>No time or money to spend at the gym? Here are 5 of my favorite home workout routines that you can do at a time that’s convenient for …

Sweat It Out with the Tone It Up Girls for a Bombshell Bod

Exercise 1 Deadlift to Upright Row<p>Stand tall, holding a pair of dumbbells in front of your thighs, palms facing your body <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your back flat, slowly hinge forward at the hips and lower the weights toward your shins <b>(B)</b>. Squeeze your glutes to return to standing, keeping the weights close to …

Red Alert: Contact Lenses Could Cause Eye Infections

Time to wear glasses.<p>You know how in movies the dorky chick always turns into a babe once she takes off her glasses? Well, a new study is going to make you feel the opposite of that, because those little magic disks could be flooding your eyes with bacteria, and not the good kind.<p>In comparing the …

Exercise Fights Cancer Tumors Directly

Increased blood flow via exercise appears to reduce cancer growth and spread.<p>Cancer patients are often advised to exercise, and it’s easy to understand why. A cancer diagnosis is life-shattering, so patients often fall into a deep depression, which makes recovery all the more difficult. Far better …

Floral Chandeliers as Wedding Reception Decor

We'll admit it, we may have something of an obsession with fresh floral details, but when they result in a look so pretty, can you really blame us? And our latest blooming love affair takes your reception space to new heights — literally.<p>Floral and greenery chandeliers have been on the wedding …

Health Risks of Oral Sex

Searching for answers, one physician tested Mische's cancer cells for human papillomavirus (HPV), the sexually transmitted infection notoriously linked to cervical cancer. Mische was taken aback; she'd spent the past 16 years in two monogamous relationships and was fastidious about getting annual …

Filmmakers Discuss How the Church of Scientology Tapped Nicole Kidman’s Phone to End Her Marriage to Tom Cruise

According to this new documentary, the wire tap was “at Tom’s behest.”<p>A panel consisting of two journalists and two high-profile former members of the Church of Scientology gathered in New York on Monday night to discuss the upcoming HBO documentary <i>Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief</i> …

17 Cooking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to …

New research shows possibility of cure for HPV positive throat cancer patients

Researchers from Canada have shown for the first time that some patients with HPV positive oropharyngeal cancer can be cured, even after the disease …

The Lowdown on Bad Debt Credit Cards

It is common these days to find a lot of people with bad credit scores. Failure to make payments on time and accumulation of debts are just some of …

Cook These Healthy Vegetables - Consumer Reports

When it comes to making healthy vegetables, cooked can sometimes be better than raw. Cooking can free up more nutrients for your body to …