Six surprising health risks in your home

Our home is our safe haven, a place infused with markers of our tastes, interests, and personalities. We share our homes with people, creatures, and things we love, and they provide comfort and joy. Yet, our homes can sometimes also pose risks to our health. For instance, gas heaters and stoves, in the absence of proper ventilation, can release enough carbon monoxide to poison us. Another health hazard lies in

The 5 Worst Things to Do Before a Run

If you’re new to running, it’s vital to prep your body correctly before heading out the door. And in the long term, warming up right will also help ensure your success as a runner. But how do you get your body primed properly? In my experience as a coach and as a runner, here are the top five things to avoid doing before your workout. WARMUP MISTAKE #1: STATIC STRETCHING Most

6 health warnings every woman should watch out for once she turns 30

Welcome to your 30s: the point in your life when you finally feel like a full-fledged adult. With age comes wisdom, and nothing is wiser than focusing on your health. But because many women spend this decade juggling careers, pregnancies, children, and marriages, it’s not uncommon for their personal health concerns to be placed on the backburner. This is a big mistake. The Office on Women’s Health recommends that all women in

Cristiano Ronaldo's Quads Are Bigger Than His Own Child

Cristiano Ronaldo may be one of the most polarizing men in soccer—or fútbol, depending on where you’re reading this—but there’s one thing we can all agree on: The guy is ridiculously fit. On Thursday, the Real Madrid player shared a heartwarming photo on his Instagram page that simultaneously showed off the fact that he never skips leg day, and also that he loves his kids. Ensinando aos meus 2 filhos

'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds

A new “cancer pen” promises to help surgeons immediately detect and completely remove cancerous tumor tissue, without having to send samples off to a lab for testing while the patient languishes on the table. The MasSpec Pen is a hand-held device that allows doctors to test in real-time whether tissue is cancerous or not, delivering results in about 10 seconds, researchers report. The pen will make it easier to surgically

Infographic :  'WARNING! These 10 Foods are Terrible for Your Child's Body' to spread the word regarding the childhood obesity epidemic.

“As parents, we are responsible for raising happy and healthy children into adults that will be good contributors to society. Once issue, however, is that nobody really teaches us what kind of food we should be feeding our kids. What’s even worse is that we face a constant barrage of commercials that promote food as healthy choices, when in reality we shouldn’t be serving that to young people. Here’s an