Guidebooks or grandmas? Where most moms get their pregnancy advice

As bookstores and libraries continue to line their shelves with self-help literature, most month-by-month pregnancy guides have one thing in common—recommendations to follow medical guidance over mom’s advice, often arguing for a “generational disconnect” between pregnant women and their mothers. But according to sociology research at the University of Cincinnati, most pregnant women still rely on their mothers for emotional […]

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How Carbon Plates and Super Foam Are Changing Running Shoes

Men’s Health/Eric Rosati A version of this story appears in the Tech Guide section of the December 2019 issue of Men’s Health. The first run I went on in a pair of Nike’s Zoom Fly 3s felt different. I planted my foot, pushed off, and was propelled forward, as if I had stepped ona hidden power block in a video […]

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You’ll Sculpt Your Entire Body With This 30-Day Pushup Challenge

If you could only do one exercise for the rest of you life, what would it be? If pushups jumped to mind, you chose very wisely: Pushups are one of the best total-body exercises you can do. Not only do they tone your chest, shoulders, and triceps—but also your entire core (I’m talking abs, back, and glutes!), plus internal stabilizer […]

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Mental practice may improve golfers’ putting performance

Researchers from Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, hosted at University of Limerick (UL), are lending support to Arnold Palmer’s famous assertion that golf is predominantly played in “the six inches between the ears”. According to research by Lero and UL, kinaesthetic ability, which is an individual’s ability to feel an action without actually performing it, may […]

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Schools forced to shut this week after norovirus outbreaks

Norovirus outbreaks close more schools and hospital wards across the UK as the winter vomiting bug infects hundreds of children and patients Howden School in Goole and Parkside School in Bradford have closed Health officials have stepped in to tell headteachers closures are necessary Some schools in Northern Ireland have had hundreds of pupils off sick  Teachers said the outbreaks […]

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Healthy munchies for diabetics when travelling

Diet for diabetes: Here is a bunch of healthy snack items that you can binge on while others are savouring unhealthy fried street food. Travelling might seem like fun, but for diabetics, it comes with its challenges. While others can easily binge on street side samosas, parathas and cheese sandwiches, people with high blood sugar levels can’t afford to give […]

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What Happened When I Had a Medical Intuitive Reading

I once went to a psychic named Olga who told me I was going to die when I was 84 years old and I’ve forever been traumatized. Olga was wearing her pajamas and smoking a cigarette while sitting in a big plush chair in a windowsill when I decided to pay her $15 to tell me my fortune. I’m not […]

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Obese people share similar genes with hibernating animals

Could hibernation treat obesity? Obese people share similar genes with hibernating animals – but animals that sleep all winter do NOT suffer diabetes cancer or Alzheimer’s linked to excess weight Scientists sequenced the genomes of 4 hibernating animals – a squirrel, a hedgehog, a lemur, and a bat Each of the animals have evolved a particular region in their DNA […]

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