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Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

Steroid Shots For Back Pain May Work Because Of The Shots, Not The Steroids: Review

To relieve lower back pain, some patients choose to receive epidural steroid shots -- that is, injections of steroids to the space surrounding the spinal cord. But in addition to mixed reports on their efficacy (some studies show only 60 percent of people experience a benefit from such treatments), …

Food Addiction Is Real

<i>by guest blogger Pam Peeke,</i> MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition<p>One year ago I launched my book, <i>The Hunger Fix: The Three-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction</i> <i>(Rodale 2012)</i>, on Katie Couric's show. Within five days it became a <i>New</i> …

Drug Addiction

Another Angle on Childhood Obesity -- Empower the Child

We know the statistics. Childhood obesity has become a national public health challenge, with rates of childhood obesity doubling in the past 30 years. (1) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2010 approximately 1/3 of children were obese or overweight. (2) A study …

Bracing For Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Is Effective At Preventing Surgery, Study Suggests

Children and teens with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (where the cause of the spine curvature is unknown) might be able to avoid spinal correction surgery if they wear a back brace, according to a new study that involved a trial considered so successful by researchers that it was able to be …

The Definition of Jealous: What Happens to Your Body When You're Jealous

Another key player is your noggin's dopamine system; it regulates the chemical associated with happiness or reward.<p>Spurred by the above are the three types of jealousy:<p><i>Reactive jealousy</i> happens after your mate has actually deceived you. You know he strayed and feel PO'ed, anxious, or sad. (Ditto …

A Simple Self-Esteem Boost That Improves Emotional Strength

Our self-esteem is far from stable. It fluctuates day to day and sometimes hour to hour. Getting praise from our boss, completing our first 5K run, or acing an exam will make our self-esteem go up, while failing to stick to our new diet, getting turned down for a promotion, or getting snubbed by …

Perfectionism Leading to Anxiety

"What's wrong with trying your best? Or striving to be perfect?" This is what my clients with anxiety disorders ask me when I challenge them not to try so hard. Their questions are understandable, though, because their striving to be perfect has been rewarded. After all, anxiety and success often …

Weekend Challenge: Swiss-Ball Plank

This intense plank variation works your core better than any situp<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women</i> …

How Do You Define Success?

<i>Even during times of transition, we can redefine our idea of success.</i><p>I've always been a tad nonconformist, but I'm noticing how one of my long-treasured beliefs is coming of age.<p>Success can, and in some cases must, be defined by individual preference rather than outward norms or previously accepted …

Labor Economics

Study Finds Mixed Results For Back Braces To Treat Scoliosis

For decades, doctors have been recommending that children with scoliosis wear a back brace so that the sideways curve of the spine doesn't get worse.<p>But there was scant evidence to prove back braces really help.<p>And telling a teenage girl she's going to have to wear a brace 18 hours a day for 7 1/2 …

6 Dating Rules to Break

<b>Break It:</b> Text within 24 hours.<p>The beauty of a speedy text: It's efficient for making plans to see him again and a key to flirting for shy girls. Here, a few guidelines on the other forms of reaching out:<p><b>Call:</b> After three or four dates.<p><b>E-mail:</b> Skip it if you're sending a "Hey, what's up?" type of …

8 things you shouldn’t do on the Tube

London Underground etiquette is very important. From standing on the right on the escalator when getting to the Tube to let speedy commuters fly down …

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