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Core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:00:00 GMT
These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.
Harassed, hit on, fed up: Women in medicine want their #MeToo
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:39:17 GMT
In a months-long investigation, NBC News spoke with nearly a dozen women and experts who described widespread misconduct in hospitals and health care.
BPA unlikely to be harmful, FDA says
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 23:35:00 GMT
New National Toxicology Program data show little effect in rats
Realistic screen time solutions for kids (and their parents)
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:57:28 GMT
A primary challenge in policing screen time is hypocrisy: it's hard to set limits if parents don't have any themselves.
Neanderthals made this cave art
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:16:03 GMT
Drawings and jewelry found in Spain too old to have been made by modern humans
Federal agency recalls chicken salad that has sickened 100+ people
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:12:00 GMT
The Iowa Department of Public Health said it linked 115 cases of salmonella-related illnesses to the chicken salad sold by Fareway Stores.
Measles cases more than triple in Europe
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:10:00 GMT
Low vaccination rates drive measles outbreaks
South Asian genetic research data is sparse. This program wants to collect more.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:39:00 GMT
Map the Gap seeks to sequence 100 genomes of those from Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh and make them available for scientific research.
Why 'perfection' is the enemy of weight loss
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:27:00 GMT
Diet and exercise guidelines are a good place to start. But true progress comes from defining what a healthy lifestyle looks like for you.
New treatment for peanut allergy helped kids
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:47:00 GMT
Flour sprinkled over food helped sensitize children to nuts, the company said
FluMist flu vaccine will be back next year
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:09:46 GMT
Reformulated version of FluMist influenza vaccine wins approval from vaccine advisers
Kratom blamed for salmonella outbreak
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:10:12 GMT
CDC says stay away from kratom for now
Antibiotic can kill if you have heart disease, FDA says
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:13:24 GMT
Clarithromycin can kill even years later, FDA says
Why next year's flu vaccine will be lousy, too
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:36:10 GMT
Flu vaccines are made months in advance using old-fashioned technology
Stephanie Ruhle: 2018 is the year I'll beat 'The Creep'
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:47:00 GMT
Twelve years after becoming a working mom, I'm suddenly burnt out and feeling like my pants are tighter. Something has to give.
5 exercises that will strengthen your back
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:53:00 GMT
Our backs are made up of 140 overlapping muscles — most of which we're under-utilizing sitting at our desks all day.
Trump pushes insurance that doesn't cover pre-existing conditions
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:01:00 GMT
The Trump administration is moving to expand the use of temporary insurance, which could offer customers a cut-rate option while raising premiums elsewhere.
A 5-step formula to create a training plan for any fitness goal
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:17:10 GMT
Whether you want to run a half marathon or learn how to golf — this Olympic-inspired plan will set you up for success.
'Despair deaths' spike from suicide, drugs, alcohol
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:16:46 GMT
Blacks, Latinos, Asians being increasingly hit
For nurses, sexual harassment from patients is 'par for the course'
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:37:56 GMT
The #MeToo movement has prompted nurses to stand up for themselves and put an end to what they describe as pervasive sexual harassment from their male patients.
What is the keto diet — and is it healthy?
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:13:00 GMT
The eating philosophy is getting a lot of buzz, but it may not be right for everyone.
The flu season may have peaked, CDC says
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:24:00 GMT
However, a second wave of influenza can hit in late winter and early spring
How to deal with constant interruptions at work, according to science
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:30:00 GMT
How a "ready-to-resume plan" can help beat back office distractions.
How to stop being so busy and get more done
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 09:30:11 GMT
To be effective, you have to do "all the right things," not "all the things."
Low-fat? Low-carb? Either diet works the same
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:09:13 GMT
You can't game the system when it comes to weight loss