Food & Nutrition

12 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol

Healthy Eating Protect your heart by eating more foods that have a beneficial effect on cholesterol. Here are the experts’ favorites. New rules to live by Umpaporn/Shutterstock High cholesterol is considered a risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease, the top cause of deaths in the country and worldwide. One of the most effective ways to […]

Fitness

All About the Sling Shot Push Up, an Exercise Tool That Can Help You Master the Push-up

Whether you’re a beginner exerciser or a longtime gym-goer, the push-up can be a seriously challenging move. It requires technique, upper-body strength, and total-body coordination to master. There’s also the intimidation factor—the name alone can conjure up bad bootcamp class experiences or memories from grade school fitness tests. If, like many folks, you struggle to […]

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Superintendent Quits After Arrest For Allegedly Using Her Insurance To Help Sick Student

An Indiana school superintendent who was arrested for allegedly using her own health insurance to purchase medicine for a sick, uninsured student, has resigned. Casey Smitherman submitted her resignation to the Elwood School Board on Friday after being charged last month with insurance fraud, identity theft and official misconduct over the incident, Indianapolis station WISH-TV reported. […]

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Cheap common drugs may help mental illness

Cheap and widely used drugs for diabetes and heart health have potential for treating severe mental illness, a study hints. It showed the number of times patients needed hospital treatment fell by up to a fifth when they took the drugs. The researchers at University College London say their findings have “enormous potential”. But they, […]