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How Weather May Trigger Headaches

For most of us, a day of thunderstorms on a summer Saturday means staying inside with a cup of tea and a good movie. For others, though, a …

Summer is Here! Discover the Healing Power of Nature

There's something about the first day of summer that always brings a smile to my face! And after this year's long and rain-filled spring, just about everyone I know is itching to get out and enjoy the extended daylight and gentle breezes. For family caregivers, summer weather offers incentives and …

Outdoor Spaces

Casual Sex: How to Avoid Post-Hookup Regret

"I really want to emphasize that this was just correlational," says study author Melina Bersamin, PhD, professor of child development at Sacramento State. "We don’t know what causes what—it could very well be that students who are depressed and anxious seek out those casual sex relationships; it’s …

Motivation for Running

<b>Find Your Mantra.</b> Repeat a key word or phrase during a run to reinforce positivity. Try "You've earned this," "Finish strong," or "I will."<p><b>Trick Yourself.</b> Sometimes the biggest hurdle is getting out the door. If you don't feel like doing a 30-minute run, tell yourself you'll go out for just five …

De-Stress Mind and Body With This Simple Summer Detox

<i>By Terri Trespicio</i><p>What you eat every day matters. Habits add up -- and the bad ones take their toll. So if you want a quick way to ramp up your energy, clear your mind, and lighten the toxic load on your body, trying a gentle, food-based detox can make a big difference in how you look and feel. …

Wellness

What Are Nail Ridges: Are They A Sign Of A Health Problem?

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

Cap Sleeves: How to Show Off Your Arms

Swap sleeveless for cap sleeves, which hit right at the awesome arm curves you've worked so hard to get.<p><b>Issa dress</b>, at Beyond 7, 646-619-6857; <b>Samantha Faye necklace</b>, $68, shopsamanthafaye.com; <b>Jook & Nona bracelet</b>, $145, jookandnona.com<p><b>Sculpting Secret</b><br>For killer arms in little time, focus your …

The Caregivers' Guide to Summer Travel

Lily Avelon used to travel the world, but she hadn't left the country in 10 years as her Parkinson's disease advanced. It took a simple question from her occupational therapist to get her back in the air. "She told me she loved to travel, and I said, 'Well, why can't you?'" recalls Gerard Muncic, …

Eating More Omega-3 Fatty Acids From Fish Linked With Lower Breast Cancer Risk

By: Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 06/27/2013 06:31 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>A large review of studies concludes that women who consume more omega-3 fatty acids by eating fish were at a lower risk of having breast cancer.<p>The researchers in China analyzed the results of 26 …

#WTF Is a Vision Board?

Photo by bmevans<p>Remember when homework consisted of cutting out pictures we liked from magazines and pasting them on poster board, collage style? It …

Motivation

Hugh Jackman: No more Mr. Nice Guy

<i>This feature originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of</i> <b>Men's Fitness.</b><p>"Killed.’’ Hugh Jackman remembers it vividly. “We got killed in the …

4 Myths About Fat and How to Lose It

At a recent get-together, I overheard a few friends talking about their weight loss woes. One said, "My problem is I have a gym membership and I …

Easy Does It: 7 Healthy Foods and Drinks That Can Become Unhealthy

Mine's almond butter; I bet you have one too. You know, that healthy food you can't keep in the house because during a late night lapse in judgment, one serving becomes the whole container.<p>Certain foods are notoriously easy to overeat. I'm not just talking about that pint of Chunky Monkey in your …

Nutrition

Obesity As a Disease?

Obesity has been called many things -- an epidemic, a major public health problem, an urgent chronic condition -- but is it a disease? The American Medical Association (AMA), the largest physician organization in the nation, has decided that it is.<p>One in three American adults is obese, and the rate …

The Latest Research On Alzheimer's

The largest gains in treatment of the disease have been made in the psycho-social realm — preparing the patient and the caregiver for what to expect. Dr. Jason Karlawish of the University of Pennsylvania tells guest host Lynn Neary what else researchers are learning.<p>Transcript<p>LYNN NEARY, HOST:<p>Dr. …

The Brain

Healthy Breakfast Ideas: Your Favorite Morning Quickies (PHOTOS, RECIPES)

Last week, we thought we were teaching you a thing or two about nutritious breakfasts -- the kind you can make in a matter of seconds (see: 6 Grab And Go Breakfasts That Redefine 'Grab-And-Go').<p>Little did we know, our Healthy Living readers are breakfast aficionados -- especially when it comes to …

Is Sugar From Fruit Better For You Than White Sugar?

<i>By YouBeauty.com</i><p><b>We Asked:</b> Joy Dubost, R.D., is a nutritionist, food scientist and a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.<p><b>The Answer:</b> Whether it's in a piece of fruit, your soda or a pastry, sugar is made up of the same two components: fructose and glucose. The molecular structure …

Summer Party Meals: Steak Salad, Potato Salad, and Ice Cream

We all have our favorite summertime foods: a juicy cheeseburger grilled to perfection, a hearty potato salad, or cool, refreshing ice cream. Here are some recipes I recommend as healthy alternatives to those warm-weather favorites.<p><b>Hanger Steak</b><p>Instead of a cheeseburger, how about some hanger steak …

Food

Living By The Ocean Is Good For Your Health, Expert Says

By: By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer<p>Published: 06/28/2013 08:29 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>WASHINGTON — The age-old wisdom that being near the seaside is good for your health may be true, studies suggest.<p>People often focus on the threats the ocean poses to human health, whether it's storms and floods, …

28 Healthier Doughnut Recipes

Who doesn’t love a good doughnut? Cakey or light, frosted or glazed, filled or in hole form, doughnuts are just a (very good) excuse to eat cake for …

Breakfast

Can we make ourselves happier?

<b>Can we make ourselves happier? According to studies from all over the globe collated by the World Happiness Database in Rotterdam, we can. But the path to happiness may not be where we are looking for it.</b><p>Prof Ruut Veenhoven, Director of the Database and Emeritus professor of social conditions for …

Happiness

Fruit Pizza With Chocolate-Coconut Cream

Less than 15 minutes<p>3-4<p>8 Ingredients<p>1 can coconut milk, chilled<br>• 1 tablespoon agave nectar (or maple syrup)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 2 tablespoons …

Breakfast

Themed Rooms: Movie Night

Fun family nights filled with popcorn and movies, everyone needs a cozy, homey spot to kick back, relax and catch up with the tube. Blankets and …