Ever wonder what doctors look for whenever they ask you to stick out your tongue? Why do they use your tongue to get a quick preview of your general health?
Did you just finish running the Chicago Marathon over the weekend? Here are some tips on what you can do to help you recover fast after running for hours to finish a distance of 42.196 kilometers.
The origin of Conversion Therapy may be traced back to the time of Sigmund Freud who, along with other psychoanalysts, has recognized that homosexuality is actually a pathological illness and that treatment is only appropriate. While Conversion Therapy has been heavily promoted and practiced, it is still very much up for countless arguments hence and finally, the signing of the Conversion Therapy Ban in California. More than actually converting an “abnormal homosexual” to become a “normal heterosexual”, the true effects of Conversion or Reparative Therapy can be more harmful than beneficial to the individual.
Like looking as if a giant ant has bit your forehead is not enough to scare you off from the "Bagel Head" trend in Japan, what are the potential side effects that you can get from it? And could it be that there is actually something people all over the world can learn from the Japanese?
With the Ryder Cup almost to a close, the European and American golf players are competing well to get this prestigious cup. But did you know that even if playing golf looks easy, there are a lot of injuries that you can get from playing with a wrong form. Here are the most common golf injuries and how you can prevent it.
The Jewish tradition and observance of Yom Kippur mainly involves prayer services, charity, and fasting. Yom Kippur fasting is that single day of the year that the Jewish will have to sacrifice food and water as one way to repent for their sins against God and other people. Yom Kippur Fasting, or any kind of fasting, is no easy task. If you are going to do it, you should physically and mentally prepare for Yom Kippur Fasting.
The rumors of Bill Nye being dead spread across the social network and the internet these past couple of days. How can gossip about you hurt your health? After being a target, what can you do to cope and deal with gossip?
After seeing the destructive forces of Hurricane Katrina, the impending Hurricane Issac may have caused a bit alarm in you naturally. But the good thing about weather forecast is that it gives you enough time to prepare. How can you make sure that you survive this storm? What can you do to make sure that you and your family are safe and healthy under such natural disaster?
What is colon hydrotherapy? What benefits can you get from it that Janet Jackson claims to be a fan of it?
Why does your fear of the future cut your happiness level? Why do these fears keep you from attaining true contentment? What can and should you do to overcome these fears to live a better present and look forward for the best future?
Gabby Douglas makes history as the first African-American to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics in the London 2012 Olympics, he is also one of the youngest to do so at the age of 16. Ever wondered how these young athletes become Olympians at such a young age? Here are tips on how to raise an Olympic athlete.
Not everybody can afford the services of a professional caregiver or nurse who can look after a sick loved one 24/7. These people would have to rely on family members alone for such a tiring and time-consuming task. The family caregiver can be the spouse, a sibling, or an adult child. This caregiver is expected to be with the patient everyday and should be at the patient’s every beck and call. But what if the caregiver neglects him or herself? How can this family caregiver further perform his or her tasks for the sick loved one? Caregivers need to give importance to their own physical and emotional health, too.
Who will be the better authority to talk on health and fitness than people who have been training for the Olympics? If you have heard enough from health gurus and celebrities about their exercising secrets and fad diets, it is about time that you get health and fitness tips from Olympians themselves. Know how some of these athletes eat, exercise, and train as they make their way for the 2012 Olympics.
By now Kristen Stewart's affair with Snow White and the Huntsmen director Rupert Sanders have already shocked you - who in their right mind would ever cheat on Rob Pattinson, right? But exactly what compels people to cheat? And more importantly, what does the affair tell them about themselves?
You are always faced with tasks and projects you have no desire to do; hence, you procrastinate. But the more you put off doing things, the more you are inclined to give up before you could even begin. Instead, know which concentration techniques you can do to increase your productivity and better your character.
Being a workaholic is different from working hard. There is nothing wrong with working hard to provide for your family’s needs and with working hard to achieve your goals and dreams. But when work becomes the center of your life and everything else gets neglected especially your health, then you have a problem or worse, an addiction. What is a workaholic and how can it really affect your physical and mental health?
Could it really be prescription drugs overdose that killed actor Sylvester Stallone’s son, Sage Stallone? How dangerous are prescription drugs? What are the precautions to be taken when taking prescription drugs?
With news of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise split, divorce is always surprising and also painful. Even celebrities with almost perfect lives are not exempted from divorce. How does going through a divorce impact ones health? Or can it be helped?
50 Shades of Grey has been considered the new Twilight Saga that is sweeping the nation. It's also been called the "Mommy Porn" among other things. You cannot deny that it has affected your sexual health - in a good way - but apart from enhancing your relationship with your partner, how else is it shaping you?
In the light of Anderson Cooper’s coming out and admitting he is gay, we can’t help but ask: What makes gays or lesbians hide in the closet for a long time? How does staying in the closet really affect their lives? How can you really come out as a gay or a lesbian?
Are you one of the many ambitious moms in the world who's trying to be successful in both her career in family life? Newsflash: you can't have it all, as stated by former US State Dept. Anne-Marie Slaughter. But she speaks the truth. Obesity, bullying, depression, teenage behavior aggression all comes from the lack of mother's guidance. The question is - why are you denying to see the truth?
Are you someone known to have a “short-fuse?” Do you feel guilty or embarrass after venting out to someone? Do you ever wish that you could be more patient? Here’s how.
Every young and old clubber are not going in droves to get hooked on the so-called Party Girl Drip. Made famous by Rihanna’s recent picture of herself hooked on an IV right after a night of heavy partying. What is it really and is it effective?
How well do you know your tween or teens? Could there be any likely that they are leading secret lives that could make them vulnerable to predators online? Is giving them the technological privileges such as smart phone and Internet a hip or a reckless thing to do?
You don’t have to hate stress because stress is not as bad as you think – so long as you do not allow it to lead your life. Know the 4 benefits of what stress can do for you.
People are lining up to plastic surgeons for a chin implant or chin augmentation. Why is there a sudden want to having a newer and better chin? Find out why and know if you really need it.
The tax month of April is also a time when car accidents increase as well. Here are some tips on how to keep yourself safe on the road amidst your hurry to have all your tax documents filed in order.
Unemployment is steadily increasing, and it can also be a major problem to ones health, both physically and mentally. Find out how you can get through this hard time without sacrificing your health.
It's a great feeling knowing that you look perfect anywhere you are at any time. But is permanent makeup really worth the risk? Here are the pros and cons of permanently tattooing makeup onto your face.
How eating red meat can slash your life expectancy considerably. Find out how red meat is bad for you. And start eating and cooking with red meat alternatives here
The new Apple iPad will hit the stores next week. People will be buying them, and using them on a daily basis. Are there any health risks that we need to look out for when using an iPad or tablet device?
With no official report on Whitney Houston's death yet, aside from her drug addiction; could her alcohol drinking spree be one cause of her death too?
Music is part of the daily life of any individual, whether he is a professed music-lover or not. These recent years, music has even become much more accessible with improved technology allowing the quick and easy recording and sharing of pieces.
Much research has been undertaken these recent years to study the effects of stress on a person’s physical health. It has been shown that patients of medical conditions like mental illnesses, heart disease, or other chronic conditions are the ones who are the most affected by stress, although people who are found healthy may also be at risk.
Have you ever tried working on a day when you got off on the wrong side of the bed? Perhaps you spent the night worrying about things, such as your finances, your future, or even important relationships in life, that you hardly slept a wink. Or it could be that your sleep was laden with nightmares of things that you are afraid of but never brought up out in the open.