Healthy Life

Orthopedic doctors explain how to prevent shoulder injuries

A good friend of mine surfs daily in order to maintain his sanity (it’s a rough life out here in Los Angeles!)… or at least he did, until a shoulder injury sidelined his healthy hobby for an indeterminate amount of time (so far spanning half the year). He is despondent about losing his daily outlet, in constant pain, and unsure of when things will return to normal for his body. Shoulder injuries, it turns out, are no joke—some can come on for seemingly no reason, too, and then go on to last months or even years, significantly reducing quality of

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How to get better at sex with a 3-step equation

Your instincts may tell you that sex isn’t the same as training for a race. And while it’s true that sexual encounters carry more emotional weight and physical intimacy than, say, interval running, you can still take a beginner’s approach to pleasure. If you’re trying to figure out how to get better at sex, sexologist Shan Boodram, author of The Game of Desire, says that a simple shift in perspective can revolutionize the way we think about our sex lives.

“The thing about sex in relationships and intimacy is that we other it from every other skill in life.

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Dear Derm investigates: How to increase collagen production

Welcome to ‘Dear Derm,’ our new beauty series in which dermatologist Mona Gohara, MD shares serious skin-care realness. In each episode, she’ll answer your most burning beauty questions and give you all the tools you need to take your glow game to the next level. 

Collagen is a fibrous protein that basically holds our bodies together via our bones, connective tissues, and our skin—which is why zillions of products exist to boost it. But, even though it’s well studied, there are so many myths surrounding it.

This is why Mona Gohara, MD, board-certified dermatologist, is talking all about collagen

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Knee stability is key—here’s how to improve yours

Remember that song “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes”? Sure, it teaches children about anatomy, and gets them moving a bit, but the more I started to think about it (don’t ask me why it was on my mind), I realized that these parts of our body are somewhat ignored in our fitness routines—yet they’re important. Big toe flexibility is crucial, your shoulders are the steering wheel of your body, your head holds your brain, and your knee is center to every movement you do.

Think about it: Your knees are the all-important joint that’s smack in the middle of

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Health effects of sugar, from Dr Robin Berzin

 

Today, the average American consumes almost 60 pounds of added sugar per year, which translates to about 17 teaspoons a day. Despite this mass overconsumption of sugar by Americans, it is well understood that eating too much sugar is bad for your health. It contributes to weight gain, cavities, acne and long-term health problems like type 2 diabetes, cancer, liver disease, heart disease, dementia, mood disorders, and metabolic issues.

While most people know that sugar is not doing them any favors, the reality is much more serious than that: Sugar directly impacts your biology in addictive ways. Research presented

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Money saving tips for following your passion from a professional foodie

Together with Citi, we’re finding out how inspiring entrepreneurs saved to make their dreams reality. Find out the money saving tips recipe developer and food stylist Studio Jodi Moreno used to do it below, and get more information on how to be smarter with your savings here.

Ever wonder what a day-in-the-life of a professional foodie looks like? For Jodi Moreno, it could include styling one of the gorgeous meal spreads you see in magazines, dreaming up a menu for a new restaurant, or creating a recipe for pink beet hummus for her blog, What’s Cooking Good Looking.

But it

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This ‘DIY’ eye cream hack will save you *so* much money

Skin-care products in general can get really pricey. Tack on a teeny-tiny eye cream to your order, and the total cost of your shopping cart skyrockets. Well, according to one beauty expert, there’s no need to spend big bucks on the staple. Not when you can so easily DIY your own and still wind up with the exact same results.

Lalita Vedantam, the cosmetic scientist behind the popular Instagram account @skinchemy, has made it her mission to share the secrets to the science of skin care and makeup. And most recently, she let her followers in on a money-saving tip

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Understanding Home Healthy and beautiful in the family

Understanding Home Homes. The house functionsas. A place to live and is used to protect against climate disturbances and other living things. The house is also a gathering place for family members to spend most of their time.

Understanding Home

 

A healthy home is one of the means to achieve the optimum degree of health. To get a heal house is determined by the availability of housing sanitation facilities. Home sanitation is a public health effort that focuses on monitoring the physical structure where people use it for shelter which affects the degree of human health.

The house is also one … Read More