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Thrillist – Sunbathing, sleeping, working out, and lounging around in the buff may actually provide legitimate health benefits.
You'll sleep better
Keeping your body cooler at night yields more restful sleep. "A lower body temp helps with sleep, all bodies sleep better in the cooler temperature," says Michael Breus, PhD, aka "The Sleep Doctor."
The National Sleep Foundation confirms by saying, "Your body temperature decreases to initiate sleep." In case you're not into the high...
Mayo Clinic – Sex headaches are brought on by sexual activity — especially an orgasm.
You may notice a dull ache in your head and neck that builds up as sexual excitement increases. Or, more commonly, you may experience a sudden, severe headache just before or during orgasm.
Most sex headaches are nothing to worry about. But some can be a sign of something serious, such as problems with the blood vessels that feed your brain.
Feb 10, 2020 |
China virus cases rise again, 65 more on ship in Japan |
Beijing (AP) – China reported a rise in new virus cases Monday, denting optimism that disease control measures including isolating major cities might be working, while the operator of a cruise ship in Japan reported dozens of new cases.
Britain declared the virus an "imminent threat" and said it would forcibly detain infected people if necessary. France tested 45 children and their...
CNN – Rep. Ayanna Pressley's reveal of her alopecia -- an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss -- and her consequent bald head have made her the subject of online bullying.
Massachusetts' first black congresswoman hit back at critics Thursday, posting a selfie on Twitter along with a letter to her "trolls" –
"Dear Trolls, You really think I look like "Mr. Clean"? Please. He never looked THIS clean. Sorry not sorry my unapologetically rockin' my...
10 Drug-Free Home Remedies For Better Health Health
| Feb 5, 2020
Mayo Clinic News Network – Heart disease can be improved — or even prevented — by making certain lifestyle changes.
The following changes can help anyone who wants to improve heart health:
Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease, especially atherosclerosis. Quitting is the best way to reduce your risk of heart disease and its complications.
Control your blood pressure.
Ask your health care provider...
Do evacuees even know where they are?
2 jumbo jets, both without windows, land in California carrying Americans escaping virus zone |
Feb 5, 2020
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Two jets carrying about 350 Americans fleeing the virus zone in China landed Wednesday morning at an Air Force base in Northern California.
Some will be quarantined at a hotel on the base for 14 days while others will be quarantined at a Southern California military base, officials said.
"We never know when they're watching, what they're picking up on. To think this little poster here saved his cousin's life, it's amazing." Teacher Brandi Wardlow
9-year-old performs Heimlich maneuver to saving choking cousin, 5
CNN – Timothy Prater had seen the YouTube videos. He remembered seeing a poster, too.
So when this 9-year-old's cousin started stomping his feet and holding his throat, Timothy knew just what to do.
He leaped into action, dropped to his knees and...
“In today’s connected world, an outbreak anywhere can be a risk everywhere. Risk is dependent on exposure.”
Jan 27, 2020
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention upped its travel warning Monday to a level 3, its highest alert level. American citizens are urged to avoid all nonessential travel to China because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The CDC warning says those who travel should avoid all contact with sick people, animal markets and products...
Drug-free pain relief from a low-price herb found in most every grocery store |
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Turmeric’s anti-inflammatory properties may relieve arthritis pain ...
January 24, 2020
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend says that her arthritis pain improved after she started taking turmeric. Can you tell me more about this supplement?
ANSWER: Although turmeric is a common spice in many home pantries, many people are not familiar with its purported health effects. Relieving arthritis pain...
Jan 20, 2020
MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK – You're not doomed to toss and turn every night.
Consider simple tips for better sleep, from setting a sleep schedule to including physical activity in your daily routine.
Think about all the factors that can interfere with a good night's sleep — from work stress and family responsibilities to unexpected challenges, such as illnesses. It's no wonder that quality sleep is sometimes elusive.
While you might not be able to...
Jan 18, 2020
Medical News Today – New research helps explain why sugary foods are irresistible.
Whenever we learn something new or experience something pleasurable, our brain's reward system becomes activated.
With the help of natural brain chemicals, several brain areas communicate with each other to help us learn and repeat behaviors that improve our knowledge and well-being.
Relying heavily on the neurotransmitter dopamine, the reward system helps explain several quintessential human experiences, such as falling in love,...
Jan 14, 2020
Fight The New Drug – In a way, we are what we eat, and we are what we watch.
Or at least we internally absorb a large part of the things we consume, both with our eating and viewing.
As a society, we realize that what we see impacts the way view others—especially when we’re younger, and are just starting to learn about what the world is really like.
Positive messages can be passed on through...
Jan 14, 2020
CBS News – McDonald's is turning to an often-maligned ingredient in its years-long effort at creating a chicken sandwich capable of luring customers from Chick-fil-A and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.
McDonald's is now testing chicken sandwiches with monosodium glutamate, or MSG, at more than 230 of its restaurants in Texas and Tennessee.
The fried chicken sandwich is topped with butter and dill pickles and comes on a "buttery" potato roll similar to the Popeyes sandwich.
Winter travelers: this is the dirtiest spot in the airport |
Dec 21, 2019 |
Mind-Body Green – The airport is the last thing standing between you and your vacation, and all you have to do is walk through it without getting sick.
But it's easier said than done—especially during flu season.
Air travel is notoriously hard on the immune system.
Consider this your friendly reminder that the dirtiest spot in the airport probably isn't the toilet;...
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