Sonia Marian

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Awe-Inspiring Photos of Earth's Oldest Living Trees

In a protected area high in the White Mountains in eastern California, 15 miles east of Bishop, you'll find the oldest living trees in the world. The gnarled beauties, called the Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, are believed to be 1,000 to around 4,800 years old. Can you imagine the amount of history …

Become a Runner in Six Weeks: Training Plan

Burn fat with this training plan for beginners<p>Haven't run since middle school gym? No sweat. This women's workout plan, designed by fitness guru Amy Dixon, will help you build from a walk to a run. By the end, you'll be able to run 30 minutes without stopping—and you'll be showing off a rock hard …

How to Prevent and Treat Heat Exhaustion During Exercise

Athletes are especially prone to heat exhaustion and other heat illness, such as heat stroke, heat cramps, and dehydration, when exercising in hot …

How To Read A Food Label

Overwhelmed by all those hard-to-pronounce words on the ingredient list? You're not alone. "The Nutrition Facts panel is experts-only stuff, useful just for those who have a degree in nutrition," observes Adam Drewnowski, Ph.D.<p>To get in and out of the store with your sanity intact, adds Caroline …

Fatigue Facts: 5 Things That Make You Tired

Your extreme fatigue might be coming from one of these energy suckers

Healthy Breakfast Ideas: The Quickest Morning Meals, Seriously Ever (VIDEOS)

You'd describe your lifestyle as "on-the-go." Truly, you barely have enough time to dress yourself for work, so the concept of whipping up a frilly, masterful breakfast in the morning is mere fantasy.<p>We hear you. But in order to be fueled for your frenetic day, a healthy breakfast is a must. …

Stanford's Research Provides Hope for Patients With Narcolepsy

<i>Julie Flygare and Dr. Emmanuel Mignot at the SLEEP 2013 meeting in Baltimore.</i><p>On a recent trip to San Francisco, I boarded a train headed south to Palo Alto to visit the Stanford Center for Narcolepsy. As the train whizzed through the Bay Area, I reflected on my long and unexpected journey to arrive …

An Easy Gluten-Free Pasta Salad for Your Next Summer Picnic

Here's a healthy pasta salad recipe that's perfect for your next barbecue or summer picnic. It's full of fiber, healthy fats, and lean proteins—and it's so easy to make!<p><b>Basil Asparagus Pasta Salad</b><p><i>Serves 4</i><b>Ingredients</b><p>3/4 lb. gluten-free elbow pasta<p>4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil<p>2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar<p>…

How to Prevent Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disorder in the United States. It can affect your joints, nervous system, heart, skin, and eyes. It's …

New Mers-Coronavirus continues to smoulder

An electron microscope image of the Mers virus<p><b>Prof Jonathan Ball, a virologist at the University of Nottingham, UK, assesses the potential of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) to spread more rapidly through human populations.</b><p>"What's the truth about this new coronavirus - …

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How to Make the Most of Your Life Transitions

Major life transitions -- moving to a new city, becoming a parent, retirement -- can be an exciting and invigorating part of life. Yet transitions, even happy ones, can also be stressful and bring up mixed feelings.<p>Heidi always knew she would move to a new city after college. She wanted to live …

Depression And Music: How Your Playlist Could Make You Feel Better

<i>By Madeline Vann, MPH</i><p>Danielle Grant, a 31-year-old chemical engineering student, put John Denver’s seriously sad “I’m Sorry” and Bruno Mars' equally heart wrenching “When I Was Your Man” on her playlist as she and her longtime boyfriend went through a cycle of breakups and reconciliations before …

Bright Red Blood in Stool and Rectal Bleeding

Blood is <i>supposed</i> to stay in your body. Seeing blood in your bowel movement is very frightening. It is also an indication that <i>something</i> is not working …

Three New Diets for Weight Loss: What Works and What Doesn't

With summer here, everyone's thinking about wanting to look good and feel great, making diet plans the hot topic on many people's mind. So, I stopped by The Katie Couric Show recently to talk about three of the latest plans -- the Fast Diet, the Fast Metabolism Diet, and the VB6 Diet -- and offered …

Americans Have Most Difficulty Falling Asleep On Sunday Nights, Survey Says

When Monday morning rolls around are you ready to hit the ground running or would you rather turn over in bed and fall back asleep?<p>Yep, we thought so. But turns out it's less a uniquely torturous aspect of Mondays causing that fatigue and more likely because we have the most difficulty falling …

What to Say to Yourself (And Those You Love) When the Worst-Case Scenario Comes True

I've barely turned on the TV these past few weeks, and yet I've still absorbed an avalanche of bad news.<p>A shooting on the school campus where a close friend works. (She's rattled, but powering through.)<p>Another (unrelated) shooting, just a few blocks away. (My mom's physical therapist shared the …

Summer's Here -- Juice It Up!

A recent trip to my favorite farmers market on a Sunday morning left me clutching an overladen shoulder sack filled to bursting with all manner of glorious fruits and veggies that had seduced me with their siren songs. "JUICE," I muttered to myself to justify my lack of self-control, "I'll make …

Information and Tips for Losing Weight While Breastfeeding

If you're like most new mothers, you may be worried about losing weight after pregnancy and the birth of your baby. And, maybe you've heard that …

Advantages in Bipolar -- No Longer If, but Why and How

I attended a great presentation at the APA annual conference in San Francisco about Achievement, Innovation, and Leadership in the Affective Spectrum. Four distinguished panelists gave presentations about their research into why people with bipolar disorder tend to exhibit advantages in some parts …

With WikiLeaks' Help, NSA Leaker Snowden Seeks Asylum In Ecuador Via Moscow

Just when WikiLeaks seemed to be fading from the world of spilled secrets, Julian Assange’s group has become part of the story of another megaleaker: Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old whistleblower currently flying across the globe to escape an Espionage Act indictment for revealing the biggest …