Christina Shans

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Lady Gaga Just Revealed She Suffers From Fibromyalgia

Here's what that means.<p>Lady Gaga has been open over the last year about the fact that she suffers from chronic pain, and now she’s revealed an actual diagnosis to her fans. “In our documentary the #chronicillness #chronicpain I deal w/ is #Fibromyalgia I wish to help raise awareness & connect …

NASA crashed the $4 billion Cassini spacecraft into Saturn. It was awesome.

For 13 years, Cassini explored the gas giant and its moons. On Friday, it ended its mission in an elegant dive.<p>On Friday, September 15, at 7:55:46 am Eastern time, NASA watched its 20-year-old, $4 billion-plus spacecraft crash into Saturn.<p>The space agency had no other choice. Cassini was nearly out …

Astronomy

These women are taking 1,001 photos of bare booties to prove we come in all shapes and sizes

With the Kardashians ruling reality TV and the cheeky peach emoji popping up on screens, rear ends are really having a moment. On the heels of our …

Why Clean Eating Is A Dirty Lie

My name is Tom and today I am…two pieces of brown toast, Hovis I think, spread lustily with butter and Marmite; one Herta frankfurter, fridge-cold …

4 High-Protein Snacks From Trader Joe's You Should Eat For Weight Loss

You already know how important protein is for weight loss, and if you have a Trader Joe's trip planned this week, you should know that they have some …

An Avocado Sandwich With Triple The Flavor (Thanks, Mayo)

In college, I was a member of the Peruvian Student Forum. We had gathered one day to plan an upcoming event, and the discussion quickly turned to food. The group reacted enthusiastically as each member announced the dish he or she was going to bring to this function, until someone mentioned the …

6 Mason Jar Meals To Bring To Work This Week To Lose 6 Pounds

The work week doesn't start up again for a few days (happy holiday!) but that doesn't mean you can't start thinking about what's for lunch... and …

Eating Healthy on a Budget? Here’s How

An investment in your health pays off in the long run. Here are some tips to help you eat healthy on a budget.<p>If you’re determined to embark on a …

Nutrition

Comments of the Week #167: From failed stars succeeding to migrating the Earth

“Sometimes the silences, the gaps, tell us more than anything else.” -Peter AckroydDid you know that there’s even more going on than before here at …

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Running on the Track

Whether you’re new to the sport or a seasoned runner who hasn’t run laps since gym class, the oval is a quick, effective—and yes, fun—way to get fitter.<p>Even after she’d run for years and finished a marathon, Alex Gardner was mystified by the track. Which way do you run? How fast? “I didn’t even …

Marathons

The Actor Who Played Davy Crockett Founded the Most Beautiful Country Inn and Winery

When you think of California wine country, Napa and Sonoma probably come to mind. It might surprise you to learn that the state's largest wine region …

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

The Buddha's Instructions for the Practice of Mindfulness<p>Mindfulness is one of the most basic practices of Buddhism. It is part of the Eightfold Path …

Mindfulness

A Former Health Insurance Executive Is Blowing The Whistle On Billions Of Dollars In Medicare Fraud

During the Bush administration, a Clinton-era initiative on Medicare was formalized under the name Medicare Advantage. The idea was that, by bringing the efficiency of private enterprise into the complicated Medicare bureaucracy, doctors could be paid more efficiency, competition for services would …

Health Care

20 Positive Thinking Quotes to Help You Deal With the Sunday Night Blues

What does your Sunday evening routine look like?<p>If you’re like most people, it involves savouring the last relaxing hours before dreading the Monday …

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