Winter is gross. Day after day, you’re yanking on your shapeless puffy coat, moisturizing relentlessly (without really getting results) and keeping your fingers crossed at all times you don’t slip on ice and fall on your face. I’m the first to admit I’m not my prettiest in the winter, and I’m going to bet most
Having trouble keeping your New Year’s resolution to ditch the sweets? Blame your brain. A new study from researchers at Duke University finds that a sugar habit leaves a lasting imprint on certain brain circuits, making it incredibly difficult to stop eating sweet food. These marks, in turn, prime us to give into our cravings.
MARION, Ala. (AP) — Tuberculosis, a global scourge, has mostly been eradicated in the United States, but minorities and poor people who lack regular health care remain vulnerable. Marion, the town where Coretta Scott King was raised, is just that kind of community: the seat of Alabama’s poorest county, where 47 percent live in poverty
More than 3 million American women suffer from postpartum depression each year — including up to 40 percent of women who have been treated for depression. After working with many new and expecting mothers, Dr. Sona Dimidjian, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder, began to question what her profession
It’s that time of year again. It’s freezing outside, there’s a lot of good TV on and those New Year’s resolutions are starting to look like yesterday’s news. A measly 8 percent of people actually manage to achieve their New Year’s resolutions, and we don’t want you to be one of them. Without further ado,
(AP) A womans quest to lose weight has come at the cost of her teeth after she manipulated her type 1 diabetes symptoms to drop the pounds. Skye Simpson, 30, lost 60 pounds over the course of six months, the New York Post reported. Simpson, a beauty therapist in Australia, would disregard her insulin injections
This is how good intentions start: A new gym membership or studio pass, new exercise clothes and a full schedule of classes to try. You’re ready to be a better person who exercises regularly — for health, for looks, for whatever. But old habits die hard. Even though the first few weeks or months go as
Actor and writer reveals good-natured battle against studio-ordered weight loss in new documentary about relationship with mother Debbie Reynolds Carrie Fisher has revealed how the makers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens sent a personal trainer to her home to weigh her, remove unhealthy food from her cupboards and persuade her to exercise. Fisher was
It’s not easy being a sex symbol! On Thursday, Kim Kardashian West pleaded with her Twitter followers to support her while she geared up for a session with her trainer. Apparently Kimmy is having a hard time hitting the gym now that she’s a mommy of two!
Some people just ooze happiness: They always seem to be smiling and having fun, and let negative emotions and experiences roll off their backs. But if you think there’s no way you could possibly ever be that way, you’re wrong. Science proves that you do have the power to change your outlook on life. And