Fitness

For Jessica McDonald, Playing on the Women’s World Cup Team Is More Than Just an Athletic Achievement

In the past couple of months, Jessica McDonald has been rocked by two separate is-this-really-happening-right-now moments. The first came earlier this spring, as the 31-year-old mother and professional American soccer player sat in her North Carolina doctor’s office for a routine check-up. A phone call interrupted the appointment. On the line? Jill Ellis, head coach […]

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13 Things Scientifically Proven to Make You More Attractive

Be kind Olena Yakobchuk/Shutterstock When it comes to attraction, it’s definitely not all about looks. As in the Gwyneth Paltrow movie Shallow Hal, good people often seem more attractive. “The ‘halo effect’ suggests that those who are perceived as physically attractive are also perceived as having socially favorable personality traits like kindness,” Dr. Beall says. […]

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Are we more constipated than we think?

Doctors and the public are at odds over the symptoms of constipation, leaving some people without the advice or treatment they need, researchers say. While medics think infrequent bowel movements are an important sign, less than a third of the public does, a study found. The King’s College London team said a new definition for […]