The United Nations wants you to check your pulse.
BRUNSWICK - Effective Jan. 1, the Beach Monitoring and Notification Program began using a new bacterial level threshold - recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency - in order to determine when swimming advisories should be issued.
If you're one of Netflix's 40 million subscribers (or one of the many others who mooch off one of those subscriber's accounts) you've probably done your fair share of Netflix bingeing. While it's becoming more and more common, a new study from the journal JAMA Psychiatry published findings that the growing popularity of bingeing on your favorite TV shows on Netflix and other streaming sites isn't so great for your cognitive function as you age.
When Giacomo Fasano took up running 10 years ago, the New Jersey writer was hoping to improve his fitness. He didn’t know he was about to improve his spiritual life as well.
If you want to lose weight when you work out, you’re in luck: Science has just found the right time for you to eat when you want to hit the gym and burn fat.
The pizza, the salami sub, the cheese-covered tater tots — they’ve got to go, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
Bad news for pizza lovers: The Food and Drug Administration says the classic cardboard pizza box is almost as bad for us as the gooey, saturated fats that sit inside it.
It’s 6 a.m. again and you’re lying in bed wondering how many times you can press the snooze button. Next thing you know you’re downing a cup of coffee while buttoning your shirt and checking emails before you rush to the office. Sound familiar?
The average American adult will sneeze and sniffle through two head colds this year; the average child, up to a dozen. Then there is the bewildering minority who seem to never get sick, the enviable few who breathe through both nostrils all winter.
It was 31 degrees in Dallas on Monday, but that wasn’t cold enough for Brittany Justice. So the 22-year-old stripped down to her underwear, put on gloves and socks, and entered a cylinder where the temperature plunged to negative 211 degrees Fahrenheit.
Behold the wood-burning fireplace — while you can. What was once the source of warmth and ambience, the fireplace is being rebranded as an oversized cigarette, spewing potentially deadly chemicals into the lungs gathered round it.
Fewer people are dying from cancer in wealthy countries, while mortality rates are on the rise in lower-income countries, a new study says, providing fresh evidence that lifestyle weighs heavily in cancer rates, as does access to quality medical care.
On a recent snowy run, I stopped for a second to tie my shoe. As I was doing so, some movement caught my eye, and I looked up to see a rather large jack rabbit that was quickly moving along the hillside above me — then he stopped. For what was only a few seconds, I stood still and watched the rabbit as he sat in the snow, scanning the landscape ahead of him.
For anyone whose New Year resolution is to become faster, fitter and stronger, there’s growing evidence that improvements to health might not take up as much time as you think.
The January blahs may have nothing to do with the three pounds you gained in December or the Christmas thank-you notes that remain unwritten. They may signify you’re not getting enough sun, and the solution may be as easy as turning on a light.
Getting enough iron might not be on our “to do” lists, but if your body is not getting enough iron you might not feel like ...