The concept of a “beach body” can be a controversial one. Some people want to slim down and tone up as much as possible for a boost of confidence before they hit the sandy shores, and there’s certainly plenty of tips online (and on our site) to do it.
Photo: Getty Images Many women know the feeling: You want a kid, but you’re just not sure if you’re ready for the responsibility of being a mom.
A quick trim at the hips. A little shave off the thigh. These days, thanks to photo-editing apps that go even farther than an Instagram filter, it’s easier than ever to edit your photos to perfection.
By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new class of cholesterol drug could sharply cut “bad” LDL cholesterol in people who don’t fare well on commonly used cholesterol-lowering medications called statins, a new research review confirms.
Photo: Getty Images Whenever I drink alcohol, I feel anxious the next day. Why? You know the bodily symptoms of a hangover: fatigue, headache, and nausea.
Photo: Getty Images I’m a happiness research junkie. I love reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment.
Photo: Courtesy of Maria Menounos Between her work as an actress, producer, best-selling author, Special Olympics ambassador, Dancing with the Stars contestant, and reality TV star—Maria Menounos is busy.
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. government has decreased its recommended level of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in a half-century, to prevent staining of tooth enamel caused by overexposure to fluoride.
Photo: Getty Images Everyone wakes up in their own way. Maybe you’re the “chug some lemon water, pull on your sports bra, and bolt to the gym” type.
MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — While treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma can beat back the once-deadly cancer, it may also render patients vulnerable to heart disease decades later, a new study shows.
MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has just released new guidance to help primary care doctors recognize the signs of child abuse.
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — U.S. health officials warned last year that nine out of 10 American kids eat more salt than they should, raising their lifelong risk of high blood pressure and heart disease.
Fans of Bruce Jenner in Australia have taken to social media to show the former Olympic athlete their support by painting their nails.
MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Bullied high school students have greater odds for depression and suicidal thoughts than others, and they’re also more likely to take weapons to school, according to three new studies.
MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation — a common heart rhythm disorder — who are at high risk for stroke, a new study shows.
MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Outbreaks of head lice in kids can be effectively treated without banning infected children from school, new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) say.
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Girls as young as 14 are receiving important health benefits from the HPV vaccine, which protects against a sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, a new study reports.
MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has just released updated guidelines for judging whether or not a newborn is ready to leave the hospital.
By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The number of U.S. infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units to treat symptoms of drug withdrawal has nearly quadrupled since 2004, researchers report.
SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Health store employees may encourage teens to buy body-shaping dietary supplements, even though the products’ labels state they’re for adult use only, researchers report.