What is Gerson Therapy?

August 7, 2015

What you need to know about the controversial treatment. At age 22, Jessica Ainscough was diagnosed with a rare cancer, epithelioid sarcoma, which spread through her left arm and shoulder. Chemotherapy was initially successful, but within a year the cancer had returned. Doctors told Jessica her best hope was to have her arm amputated. She declined all further conventional medicine instead, choosing to follow Gerson Therapy, an alternative treatment which…


HaveNoFear! Body’s Internal ‘Marijuana’ Could Erase Bad Memories

August 6, 2015

A brain circuit that helps create new memories to erase scary ones has been identified, at least in mice. The circuit connects two brain regions associated with emotion and decision making, researchers said in a new study. Other studies have suggested that these brain circuits operate very similarly in both humans and rodents. “It translates across species very effectively,” said study co-author Andrew Holmes, a neuroscientist at the National Institute…


Get salon hair at home

August 5, 2015

Easy, do-at-home techniques to make your hair look salon-fresh everyday. Want to recreate the salon look at home? Get your hair looking great with tips from the hair experts That moment when you walk out of a salon looking like Blake Lively’s hair twin and knowing that won’t be lasting very long? Yes, we’ve all been there. That perfect blow-dry looks so easy when a professional is blasting a hair…


Eating Out & Entertaining

August 4, 2015

Enjoy delicious dining without sabotaging your diet. Introduction “Would you like that ‘supersized’?” is a common question at fast-food restaurants. The large portions we’re served when eating out at restaurants and take-out establishments can foil any healthy diet or weight loss program. The good news is that eating out healthfully has never been easier. Whether you’re on the road, in an airport, or in your neighborhood, you’ll find that nearly…


Simply Red

August 3, 2015

Red lipstick. It’s an icon. A turn-on. A marketing phenomenon. And you can wear it – really. It was Gwyneth Paltrow who said, “Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.” And when she’s not talking about juice fasting and how she wants to marry kale, Gwynnie actually knows what she’s talking about. Clinical psychologist April Benson says, “Lipstick is very…


Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb

August 1, 2015

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb View Parenting Slideshow Pictures Parenting Principles Slideshow Pictures Top 10 Brain Foods for Children Slideshow Pictures Parenting – Fitness and Exercise Slideshow Pictures Facebook Twitter Email Print Article Latest Healthy Kids News Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves Are Hospitals Overusing Neonatal Intensive Care? Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains School’s…


A Morning Ritual To Help You Feel More Awake

July 31, 2015

Scientist Jon Kabat-Zinn is best known for creating the groundbreaking program Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, which is available in more than 700 medical centers, hospital and clinics around the world. First developed in 1979, this program helps patients transform the experience of pain by changing their relationship with it. Even if you don’t suffer from chronic pain, Kabat-Zinn believes that we can all benefit from daily mindful meditation. In fact, it’s…


Different is OK! Adorable dogs with facial conditions inspire kids

July 30, 2015

For the knot of children hovering around Cyrus, a small mixed breed dog born with no front legs, the message is clear: Life can be happy and healthy even if you are different. Cyrus was born without front legs The scruffy little grey dog cheerfully motors around the room with his custom made set of wheels, greeting anyone who comes up to him, completely oblivious to facial anomalies that might…


Your hair and your body: the surprising connection

July 29, 2015

Fancy shaping up without a single squat? Here’s how.  We’ve delved into scientific studies and recruited the world’s most skilled hairdressers to show you how you can change your body shape simply by changing your hair. Oh yes, it can be done Apart from beer goggles, few things in life can instantly change the way others view your body. Sure, Spanx can help – to an uncomfortable degree. But what…


Your body on… a cold day

July 28, 2015

Here’s what’s been going on beneath your clothes… You don’t notice the cold Your body’s comfortably warm after you jump out of a hot shower, drive with your heater on and run from the carpark to the netball court. Feeling a little toasty, you push up the sleeves of your hoodie. You may not have noticed, but your skin’s lightly covered with sweat – and as perspiration gathers on your…