Healthy Living

6 Bizarre Things That Happen To Your Body On Your Period

As if that time of the month isn't annoying enough.<p>Let’s talk periods.<p>For many people, cramps and bloating are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to side effects. It turns out your monthly cycle can deliver all kinds of changes to your body ― some of which you may not even know are occurring.<p>…

Women's News

Are You Taking Probiotics the Wrong Way? A Dietitian Weighs In

Gut health is incredibly important, so many people turn to probiotics to keep their stomachs healthy. Probiotics contain the same bacteria found in …

Nutrition

Noah Syndergaard Just Sent A Trump-Bashing Tweet About Hurricanes

"Stick to baseball," one commenter sniped.<p>Noah Syndergaard just threw President Donald Trump a high, hard one on Twitter.<p>The injured Mets pitching ace on Monday used the barrage of hurricanes to seemingly diss the president for dumping the Paris Climate Agreement.<p>Syndergaard, who included a …

Noah Syndergaard

Experts Say This Is The Best Way To Boost Your Collagen Production

Take notes! You may be wasting your money.<p>Over the past few years, collagen-boosting products have popped up in the form of powders, supplements, lotions, serums, gummy bears and even beer.<p>More and more people are spending money on collagen, seeking out fillers or buying special creams in the hopes …

Skin Care

NFL Cheerleader Wiped Out By Cameraman In One Of Day's Biggest Hits

She got up and kept on cheering.<p>Think the actual game of football is brutal?<p>This Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader discovered that halftime can be rough, too.<p>Watch a cameraman run across the field and bulldoze her as she performed a routine with her squad on Sunday at the Eagles-Chiefs game in Kansas …

Sports

Broncos' Bennie Fowler Collapses Twice After Hit To The Head

"That's just hard to watch," Fox announcer Joe Buck said.<p>As the NFL faces mounting evidence of brain disease among its former players, a current one gave fans a scare Sunday in a game between the host Denver Broncos and Dallas Cowboys.<p>Broncos receiver Bennie Fowler was hit as he dove to make a …

Sports

Brazilian Tennis Player Pulls Racist Eye Gesture At Line Judge In Japan

The International Tennis Federation has fined Guilherme Clezar over the incident.<p>A Brazilian tennis player has apologized and been fined for making what appeared to be an offensive gesture during a Davis Cup match in Japan.<p>Guilherme Clezar was caught on camera mockingly stretching his eyes on …

Tennis

This Is How to Eat Enough Protein on a Vegetarian Diet

There probably isn't a vegetarian on the planet who hasn't been asked "Are you getting enough protein?" While the amount is important — women need, …

Nutrition

Lady Gaga Put A Much-Needed Spotlight On Chronic Pain

The singer opened up about living with fibromyalgia.<p>Lady Gaga revealed this week that she’s been living with fibromyalgia, a chronic illness that causes musculoskeletal pain. Shortly after her announcement, she was hospitalized for severe pain and canceled her performance at the Rock in Rio music …

Chronic Pain

Step Up Your Healthy Living Habits As a Family This School Year

Keeping the entire family healthy for the entire school year is as team effort. One person in the family with poor health habits such as poor hygiene …

Lifestyle

Republican Health Care Efforts Would Harm Veterans, Report Says

“That goes way beyond just turning the clock back to pre-ACA status quo," said report author Michael Dworsky.<p>Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act would likely have negative consequences for veterans, a group that Republicans lawmakers typically champion, according to a report released by …

Health Care

4 Reasons Joining the Gym Might Be Hindering Your Journey

If you're new to fitness, you'd be forgiven for thinking joining a gym is the magical elixir for success. However, as many know, embarking on a …

Fitness

The Counterintuitive Reason You Shouldn't Say 'Sorry'

It's not having its intended effect.<p>Recent research suggests when it comes to letting someone down easy, you should probably keep your apology to yourself.<p>A study published last month in the journal Frontiers in Psychology found that a rejection might hurt a little <i>less</i> if you don’t use the word …

Canadian News

Violence Against Nurses Is A Serious Problem, But Hospitals Are Basically Policing Themselves

We have to do more to protect the people who care for us.<p>Over the course of her 32-year career as a nurse in O’Fallon, Missouri, Deanna Cignetti, 67, suffered a torn rotator cuff and bruised ribs at the hands of patients. In another incident, a patient pinned her to the wall with his forearm …

Health Care

Making Mayo's Recipes: Stock your freezer with homemade meatballs

Meatballs are a quick, make-ahead option for turning ground turkey, chicken or lean beef into dinner. You can roll and freeze uncooked meatballs when …

Mayo Clinic

Joanna Goddard Hasn’t Set An Alarm In 7 Years

The 'A Cup of Jo' founder takes us through her busy A.M.<p><i>Do you spring out of bed, ready to start your day or hit snooze over and over again? That Morning Person is HuffPost’s attempt to make sense of mornings by peering into the routines of others.</i><p>Ten years ago, Joanna Goddard was working as a …

Productivity

Here’s How Psychologists Actually Analyze Your Dreams

Because it’s not as simple as a fish means this and a filing cabinet means that.<p>I dreamed recently that I was standing at the edge of a river with my three children (I don’t have any kids in real life), explaining to them that I’d spent my childhood there and loved it.<p>The dream, illogical as it …

Psychology

These 9 Qualities Can Help You Thrive in Any Situation, According to Science

Blossoming in the face of adversity takes a combination of factors, researchers say. Here's what to aim for.<p>In new and challenging situations, some …

Self-improvement

Why Do Some Women Get More UTIs Than Others? A Doctor Chimes In

Anyone who has ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI) knows that it's one of the most painful things in the world, and you wouldn't even wish it on …

Hormone Therapy Isn't As Risky As Once Thought, New Study Finds

Good news for menopausal women.<p>Scientific opinion on hormone replacement therapy sometimes feels like a pendulum that swings back and forth, leaving women confused about what treatment for menopause symptoms, including hot flashes, vaginal dryness and osteoporosis, is best for them.<p>While all …

Women's News

An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

It could lead to a less-risky polio vaccine that doesn't require the actual virus to work.<p>Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and water. Now, scientists have found a way to use a tobacco-like plant to create particles for a new polio vaccine.<p>In a …

Public Health

Why Hillary Clinton Is Into 'Alternate Nostril Breathing'

The technique is easy AND effective.<p>Unsurprisingly, Hillary Clinton has had to deal with <b></b>an extra load of stress since last year’s election.<p>The former presidential candidate explained how she worked through the aftermath of her loss in her new book, <i>What Happened</i>. She also detailed her preferred …

Happiness

That Pre-Meeting 'Power Pose' Isn't Doing What You Think It's Doing

Here's what to do instead.<p>It turns out the only beneficial result of a “power pose” is nice posture.<p>Previous research on the stance ― where you stand tall with your legs spread and hands on your hips ― found that it can boost confidence in a stressful moment, which could lead to better performance. …

Psychology

Massive food study puts current nutrition standards into question

Worldwide study looks at fruit, veggie and fat intake and heart health.<p>According to this latest research, your quest toward a healthier lifestyle may …

Nutrition

Thousands Of Americans Still Die Of AIDS Every Year

Yet antiretroviral therapy can turn the deadly disease into a manageable chronic condition.<p>Antiretroviral therapy has transformed HIV from a death sentence to a manageable chronic condition for many. Yet as the death of 41-year-old Broadway composer Michael Friedman this past Saturday reminds us, …

Public Health

Twitter Roasts Los Angeles Rams' Awful Attendance In NFL Opener

"This is just embarrassing."<p>Season-opening games for the NFL are often a hot ticket, but not so much in Los Angeles.<p>Sparse attendance at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum for the Rams’ 46-9 victory over the Indianapolis Colts prompted Twitter to blitz hard with mockery on Sunday.<p>The 93,000-plus stadium …

Sports

Here's The Absolute Best NFL Catch Of The Year So Far

Cole Beasley makes like Odell Beckham Jr. for the Cowboys' highlight reel.<p>The NFL season is just one weekend old ― but we already have a candidate for catch of the year.<p>Watch Cole Beasley of the host Dallas Cowboys make a juggling, one-handed reception that he manages to pin to the back of his …

Sports

'Reclaiming My Time' Gospel Song Is Now A Suicide Prevention Anthem

New York City's first lady, Chirlane McCray, is using the song to help spread a message of hope.<p>Chirlane McCray is using music to try to dispel stigmas surrounding mental illness.<p>McCray, wife of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, launched a video campaign with Broadway’s Mykal Kilgore to start …

Suicide

How Much Does It Really Cost to Run a Marathon?

Thinking about running a 26.2? You've probably budgeted how much time you'll need to train. But you might be wondering just how much <i>money</i> a marathon …

Health

These Are the 13 Foods a Dietitian Insists Her Clients Eat For Weight Loss

A big chunk of weight loss success has to do with your diet, so it makes sense to get advice from an expert on healthy eating. We asked certified …

Weight Loss