Hula Hoop: '50s Fad Gets New Spin as Workout Tool
It has been a circus prop, a toy and a 1950s fad, and now the hula hoop is making a comeback as a workout tool that fitness experts say provides an effective cardio and even meditative workout. A new generation of hoop activists is putting another spin on the hoop, which...... [Full Story]
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A new study suggests that potential help in lowering high blood pressure [Full Story]
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HPV Test Beats Pap for Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk: Study
Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer in the near future, according to a new study. Negative HPV tests provided women with more reliable assurance that they wouldn't develop cancer or... [Full Story]
Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attacks: Yale Study
Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S.seniors, those gains don't seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults -- especially women, a new study reports. Heart attack hospitalization rates among young and middle-aged adults have remained stable during... [Full Story]
Danish Genes May Hold Key to Happiness
Inspired by studies about which nations are the happiest, economists at Warwick University in the UK performed one of their own, concluding that countries whose population bears the most genetic resemblance to Denmark are the happiest... [Full Story] |
Abdominal Obesity Rates in US Kids Level Off
After rising steadily for more than 10 years, the proportion of U.S. kids defined as obese due to a large waist circumference held steady between 2003 and 2012... [Full Story]
Isolated Island Is Haven for GMO-Free Food Production
Thousands of Black Angus bulls snort steam gently into the frigid early morning air at Tasmania's largest cattle feedlot as they jostle for space at a long grain trough... [Full Story]
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