Tag archive for "health conditions"

Diet and Fitness

Dr. Oz reveals the symptoms of 3 major eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia

Dr. Oz Defines the 3 Major Eating Disorders

No Comments 25 April 2012

How do you know if you or someone you love is in danger of having an eating disorder? Dr. Oz explains the symptoms of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and EDNOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified). From YOU: The Owner’s Manual for Teens: A Guide to a Healthy Body and Happy Life, by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.

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High calorie diets may lead to memory loss

High-Cal Diets Can Harm More than Your Waistline

No Comments 09 March 2012

By Kristin Sidorov As if we needed another reason to cut back on calories, a new study has found an alarming link between high-calorie diets and memory function. In those ages 70 and older, consuming between 2,100 and 6,000 calories a day could double the risk of mild cognitive impairment.

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What a Healthy Diet Does to Your Body in 15 Minutes, 12 Hours, 12 Weeks…

No Comments 29 December 2011

When trying to lose weight, you might be focused on fitting into that sexy black number hanging in your closet. But there are wonderful things happening inside your body that won’t be reflected on the scale, such as decreasing blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol. Learn more from Dr. Mike Moreno, author of The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor’s Plan Designed for Rapid Results.

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6 Supplements for Healthier, Stronger Bones

3 Comments 30 November 2011

It’s not just about calcium. Learn what supplements to take in addition to calcium—ones that can help slow the rate of bone loss, increase bone density, and prevent osteoporosis. From What the Drug Companies Won’t Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn’t Know: The Alternative Treatments That May Change Your Life—and the Prescriptions That Could Harm You by Michael T. Murray, N.D.

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Get the most nutrients out of your vegetables and fruits by using these shopping and cooking tips from the 17 Day Diet by author Dr. Mike Moreno

17 Ways to Maximize Nutrients from Your Fruits and Veggies

1 Comment 02 November 2011

You're eating right and changing your diet—great work! But before you microwave those peas or stir-fry that veggie medley, be sure you know the best way to help your healthy produce retain its nutrient value. From Dr. Mike Moreno, author of The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor’s Plan Designed for Rapid Results.

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Giuliana Rancic was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and plans to go back to work soon but how does a cancer diagnosis affect your ability to earn an income?

How Breast Cancer Affects Your Career

No Comments 20 October 2011

E! News host Giuliana Rancic recently shocked her fans with news that she has breast cancer. As she recuperates from surgery with plans to get back to work next week, we wish her the best. And we'd like to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special segment on how a cancer diagnosis can take its toll on not just your health, but your bank account, too. These questions will help you determine if and for how long you should take a leave of absence.

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Stay safe when exercising in summer heat by hydrating and listening to your body

How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion during Summer Workouts

3 Comments 11 August 2011

By Kristin Sidorov It's the dog days of summer, and even at 8AM the air is already humid and heavy. You try to enjoy your morning run and path to better health, but the sweltering sun makes it impossible. Your muscles feel like lead and you can’t seem to catch your breath. You struggle to go harder and faster, thinking you’re falling out of shape. You just need to push through it. Right?

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Swearing is good stress relief according to some studies

WTF? Dirty Words Are Good for Your Health

3 Comments 09 August 2011

Ah, #$@! it. We all know cursing is a social landmine, but sometimes—when you bang your elbow, are having a bad day, or maybe even had a teensy bit too much to drink—you unleash a blue streak that could cause the heavens to weep. But is it as good for your health as say, a long, mind-clearing run, meditating with the Dalai Lama or brain-calming exercises?

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How to avoid the dangers of infection and blindness from wearing colored contacts

The Dangers of Decorative Contact Lenses

2 Comments 28 July 2011

Decorative contact lenses are quickly becoming a familiar beauty trend, worn regularly by fashion icons like Lady Gaga and Rihanna. At first glance, they seem harmless enough, because corrective contact lenses are medically safe and worn by millions. But look again and you’ll see very real dangers lurking beneath their tinted surface.

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How to tell if you have psoriasis or just a skin rash

How to Tell if You Have Psoriasis

2 Comments 27 July 2011

Although it's a widespread medical condition, psoriasis seems to have flown under the radar of buzzed-about medical conditions--until recently, when reality TV star Kim Kardashian was diagnosed with the autoimmune skin disease.

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How to quit smoking for good

How to Quit Smoking for Good

5 Comments 07 July 2011

Nixing the nicotine habit can feel like a daunting, uphill battle, but don't let fear of failure stop you (after all, this is one situation where quitting is good). There are more resources than ever for smokers who want to free themselves from addiction forever.

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Learn the truth behind fertility myths

Fertility Myths, Debunked

1 Comment 06 July 2011

Trying to get pregnant can open you up to a world of undue stress, anxiety, and heartache. Without the proper information, it's all too easy look for answers in the wrong places and begin believing any number of unfounded reasons for your struggle with fertility.

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Nut allergies are on the rise among children

What to Do if Your Child Has Food Allergies

5 Comments 29 June 2011

Scary, challenging, and seemingly more commonplace than ever, food allergies pose serious health and safety risks for millions of American children. And while we’ve gotten used to seeing "peanut-free zones," a recent study suggests that it might be time to take a closer look at allergy severity and what it means.

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Stay fit while working with simple exercises you can do at your desk

How to Avoid Workplace Weight Gain

1 Comment 23 June 2011

A new study confirms the rather obvious relationship between an increase in desk jobs and the U.S.’s rapidly rising obesity rate. But while it's easy to target less "work" at work as a problem, it's more important to determine what you can do to stop packing on the pounds while sitting at your computer.

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