Laura Farley

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Prohibition Bakery Reveals Its Secret Boozy-Cupcake Recipes

The Prohibition Era was full of genius, discreet ways of transporting and imbibing alcohol: Any complicated, but beautiful entrance into a New York …

Not Qualified For Obamacare's Subsidies? Just Lie -- Govt. To Use 'Honor System' Without Verifying Your Eligibility

If you thought the delay in the employer mandate was bad news for Obamacare, just wait. On Friday, Sarah Kliff and Sandhya Somashekhar of the <i>Washington Post</i> discovered that the Obama administration had buried in the <i>Federal Register</i> the announcement that the government won’t be able to verify …

Organ donation plea from heart transplant girl

<b>Nearly four years ago Sophie Gilman, from Sevenoaks, was in bad way.</b><p>She could only attend school two or three times a week, for half a day, and she spent most of her time lying around the house.<p>"I got very breathless and I was on tablets a lot. Life wasn't great," she says.<p>She was diagnosed with …

Weekend Challenge: Medicine-Ball Leg Drops

This exercise targets your hip flexors and your external obliques<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 already</i> …

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How to See the World as Your Gym

Busy schedules, vacations and travel for work are the three most frequent excuses I get from my clients about why they can't make it to the gym. Unfortunately for them, I always have suggestions about how we can all break free from the walls of the gym and get a workout in just about anywhere. …

Skyrocketing Epidemic Among Women: Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

It's an increasingly common story. On March 11, the Tulsa World reported on a 51-year-old woman found in her home, dead of a prescription drug overdose. She suffered from back pain and was taking painkillers prescribed by her doctor but took them along with other prescriptions, including …

Tiny stem-cell livers grown in laboratory

<b>Tiny functioning human livers have been grown from stem cells in the laboratory by scientists in Japan.</b><p>They said they were "gobsmacked" when liver buds, the earliest stage of the organ's development, formed spontaneously.<p>The team, reporting their findings in Nature, hope that transplanting …

The Healthiest Snacks to Take on a Road Trip

Ah, the open road...filled with pretty sights, perfect playlists, and lots and <i>lots</i> of snacks.<p>Says Rania Batayneh, MPH, author of <i>The One One One Diet,</i> while stopping for fast food—multiple times!—along the way may <i>seem</i> like a good idea, it's not always your best bet. High in calories, fat, and sugar, …

Addressing Workplace Stress: A Comprehensive Wellness Imperative for Individuals and Their Organizations

Identifying the most pronounced sources of stress in your life is rarely difficult. However, pinpointing some of the less overt stress triggers is more challenging. Understanding how multiple sources of stress in your life act in concert to create your own individualized risk and resiliency profile …

Vessel, A Carbon Fiber Bathtub Shaped Like a Hammock

Vessel is a limited edition carbon fiber bathtub with a swoopy design based on a hammock. Designed by Splinter Works in the U.K., the nine-foot-long …

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Hot Air Balloon

This is the bead-chain experiment. It's about to melt your brain.

Inside this beaker is a 50-meter-long string of 8,000 beads. Watch what happens when you toss one end of the string out of the beaker. Prepare …

5 Tips for Running in the Heat

A U.S. Olympic Committee nutritionist and sports psychologist weigh in on overcoming the physical—and mental—hurdles brought on by hotter temps<p>If you’re signed up for a race this summer, your training plan shouldn’t look like it did in the winter months—or even this past spring. Exercising in the …

Fitness

Wonders of the World

Max Boufathal – Fighting Solar Brothers

Paris-based artist Max Boufathal created these shimmering warriors out of plastic bags, steel, plaster and wax. The set of three sculptures are named after the music icons, Jimi Hendrix, Marvin Gaye and James Brown. I love the way he was able to form the plastic bags into muscles, turning something …