Health and Wellness

How Learning a Language Could Save a Life

0 Comments 17 September 2014

We all know how important it is to be multilingual, and many of us have learning a new language at the top of our lengthy to-do lists. But if you work in a hospital, being bilingual can also be critical to a patient's health. No one knows this better than David, a hospital worker who learned Spanish and now connects better with his patients—and advanced his career by passing required language tests.

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At What Age Should Kids Get Serious About Sports?

2 Comments 12 September 2014

Many people believe that children should hit the field as young as age 4 or 5 if they want to snag a college scholarship or go pro as an adult. I disagree. Here's why. From Any Given Monday: Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them, for Athletes, Parents, and Coaches–Based on My Life in Sports Medicine, with Don Yaeger.

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Diet and Fitness

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Why Fish Doesn’t Belong in a Healthy Diet

2 Comments 10 September 2014

Seafood isn't actually as heart-healthy as people claim it to be. Here's why, from The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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Recipes

Sample Recipe: 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

1 Comment 8 September 2014

Made of nutrient-packed leafy greens and fruit, you’ll enjoy the tasty smoothies from the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse. which will help you jumpstart weight loss, boost your energy level, clear your mind, and improve your overall health. This is the recipe for Day 1—it makes enough for three smoothies, a full day’s worth on the plan.

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