Wash your hands, people

By |2019-05-26T13:28:04+00:00May 26th, 2019|

It might not seem like it, but it's almost summer. And summer means grilling season. Cooking outside the kitchen is a great way to commune with nature, but it's also a great way to give your dinner guests salmonella. There are some simple rules to follow when it comes to food preparation and storage. MPR [...]

Want to Lose Body Fat? Eat a Late Breakfast and Early Dinner

By |2019-05-26T13:24:11+00:00May 26th, 2019|

How time-restricted eating can help you It turns out, it’s not just what we eat that matters for our health, but also when we eat. Many Americans eat throughout the day. We force our bodies to keep pumping out insulin as we metabolize a steady stream of food. Now, a small study in the Journal of Nutritional Sciencesuggests that time-restricted eating can help [...]

7 tips to get in the game and play sports safely this spring

By |2019-05-26T12:57:31+00:00May 26th, 2019|

NEW YORK -- Spring is here and with it, the desire to get back outside and play your favorite sport, or maybe you or your child wants to learn a new one. Dr. Edward Laskowski, a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, has seven tips [...]

When LA’s Air Got Better, Kids’ Asthma Cases Dropped

By |2019-05-26T12:31:21+00:00May 26th, 2019|

Children who live in areas with bad air pollution are more likely to develop asthma, which is the most common chronic illness among young people. But when you clean up the air does that actually protect the health of kids? A study published Tuesday in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, looked to answer that question. [...]

Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It’s A Discipline.

By |2019-05-26T12:26:20+00:00May 26th, 2019|

The way self-care is portrayed today is completely and utterly backward. First, self-care as a concept is almost exclusively aimed at women (generally wealthy white women who can afford the goods and services that get marketed to them as self-care). The not-so-subtle suggestion is that women need to be reminded to care for themselves because, [...]

Mumps and measles cases in England prompt vaccine call

By |2019-05-25T15:17:44+00:00May 25th, 2019|

A significant increase in mumps cases and continuing outbreaks of measles in England have led to calls for people to ensure they are immunised. Public Health England said even one person missing their vaccinations was "too many". There were 795 cases of mumps in the first three months of 2019, compared with 1,031 in the [...]

This Is What Happens To Your Body 10 Hours After Putting On Nail Polish

By |2019-05-25T15:13:04+00:00May 25th, 2019|

Most people don’t think twice when putting on nail polish. Whether it’s the association of nails as inert objects on their fingers, or the thought that nails (unlike skin) don’t absorb certain compounds, people don’t really take what they put on their nails seriously. Unfortunately, the nails do, just like skin, absorb substances that we [...]