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“Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Football Players?”'

“Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Football Players?”

Let ‘em be cowboys and such. “… pick guitars and drive them old trucks.” If you’ve been keeping up with the NFL over the last couple of years, then the…

The Long and Short of It is: L-O-V-E'

The Long and Short of It is: L-O-V-E

“All you need is love, love.   Love is all you need.” The Beatles Said It John Lennon’s “All You Need Is Love” was sung by the Beatles during the sixties…

Little task, big changes'

Little task, big changes

New Years, New beginnings. But positive, lasting changes don’t have to start with big efforts. Here’s how starting our day with small tasks can help us get the big things…

Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?'

Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?

Fresh calls to restrict Ibuprofen sales come after study reveals increased cardiac risk after just days of use. New research raises doubt about the long term effects of over-the-counter pain relievers including…

Half-Time Show Brings Discussion about Tolerance'

Half-Time Show Brings Discussion about Tolerance

During the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga’s athletic performance was all about celebrating inclusion and the spirit of equality while 172 million American football fans looked on. She wanted a memorable…

Don’t forget the bouquet!…And these eight healthy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day'

Don’t forget the bouquet!…And these eight healthy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is just around the corner….still plenty of time to express your innermost feelings to someone you love. What better way to show your sweetheart what you feel for…

Taking Probiotics? Here is the “Cliff Notes” Version of What You Should Know'

Taking Probiotics? Here is the “Cliff Notes” Version of What You Should Know

Ten health benefits of probiotics Science has encouraging evidence that probiotics can be beneficial in the treatment or prevention of a variety of health issues. Research suggests that probiotics, which…

Smoothly Does It'

Smoothly Does It

Been blending like your life depends on it? Or has your NutriBullet blended into the kitchen scenery? Since the smoothie makers whizzed off the shelves around this time last year,…

Bariatrics Part 1-2

Bariatric surgery: An interview with Dr. Rami Lutfi

Bariatrics part one: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 28. Bariatrics part two: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 29. Surgery and morbid obesity. Dr. Cynthia Jaffe interviews Dr. Rami Lutfi, a Bariatric surgeon from…

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.'

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.

Who should you call for help when Batman is busy? A superhero with good genes. Scientists are now studying people who have “super powers” that mean they stay healthy despite…