Shirley Robertson: ‘When you age you should be less concerned about thinness and calories’

Paris Olympics, we will be talking to former Olympian medallists about how they keep fit now – from ageing and retiring to what they eat and how much they exercise. Meet the sixth in our series, Shirley Robertson. Robertson is a sailor and the first British woman to win an Olympic gold medal at consecutive games: Sydney in 2000 and Athens in 2004. ...

The three types of body fat to know — which to lose and the one to gain

The three types of body fat to know — which to lose and the one to gain - Not all body fat is equal. Madeleine Spencer asks the experts to weigh in on the methods which could help you lose the bad kind and gain the good

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling, According to Flight Attendants

From foods to avoid while flying to the right (and wrong) way to exercise on a plane.

Weight-loss jabs approved for people in danger of heart attacks

Weight-loss drugs can now be given to Britons at risk of heart attacks and strokes, the medicines regulator has said. Health officials said semaglutide, marketed under the brand names Ozempic and Wegovy, was the first weight-loss drug to be approved for patients to prevent heart disease. It comes after a trial found the drug cut the risk of cardiov...

Colorado requiring dairies to test milk for bird flu

Colorado will require dairies to test their milk supplies for bird flu every week, the state Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday, as concerns over the avian flu remain high nationwide. State Veterinarian Maggie Baldwin said Colorado has “not been able to curb the spread of disease at this point,” after about three months of bird…

Over One-Third of Psychiatric Patients Are Misdiagnosed—Here Are Our Stories

It was like nobody put the pieces together

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles, According to Dermatologists and Makeup Artists

Plus, how to prevent them in the first place.

A personal trainer at a longevity clinic says you should care about 3 fitness markers if you want to live a long, youthful life

Work out for a longer life by focusing on improving balance, building muscle, and doing specific cardio work, a trainer at a longevity center says.

Facts about LB.1, or D-FLiRT, the newest COVID subvariant

Headlines are again warning of a new COVID variant in Australia. This time it's LB.1, or as some experts have dubbed it, "D-FLiRT."

Greenland sharks can live for over 250 years, and scientists think their anti-aging secrets may help humans live longer

Greenland sharks can live up to 400 years old, making them the longest-living fish. Scientists are studying their longevity to improve human health.

Study Raises Alarms About 280,000 Seniors Losing Health Care

Around 280,000 Americans find themselves at risk after losing Medicaid because they must earn Medicare once they turn 65.

How to Clear Cookies on iPhone and Android—and Why You Should

Just like with actual cookies, it's possible to have too much of a good thing. Here’s what you need to know about clearing cookies and cache on your smartphone. The post How to Clear Cookies on iPhone and Android—and Why You Should appeared first on Reader's Digest.

The Surprising Health Benefits of Cherries—and the Best Ones to Eat

Stock up on these fruits this summer.

Olympians are super fit. That doesn’t mean we’re healthy

I competed at the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as an elite rhythmic gymnast, and after training from the age of six until I was 22, I thought I had developed all the necessary habits for a healthy life: how to eat right, exercise, handle my emotions and take care of my body. But upon retiring, I struggled to run for more than a minute on the treadmill, and I couldn’t tell when I was full or hungry. After having access to the best mental...

Some moms are microdosing on mushrooms, touting the benefits – but risks exist, say doctors

Thousands of mothers are taking microdoses of psychedelic or “magic" mushrooms — officially called psilocybin — to ease their stress and anxiety. Experts weigh in on potential benefits and risks.

Lifestyle changes could prevent nearly half of adult cancer deaths, study finds

A new study from the American Cancer Society has found that 45% of cancer deaths among adults could be prevented by making lifestyle changes such as stopping smoking, improving diet and increasing exercise. Dr. Jon LaPook takes a closer look at the findings.

Common over-the-counter medicine linked to increased dementia risk

One in five people suffer from the condition it treats.

Gym Tips: 40 Foods to Avoid for Optimal Fitness

Keep these daily meal tips in mind to get more out of your training routines.

Is corn healthy? Dietitians weigh in on frozen, canned and fresh varieties

Corn is a starchy vegetable and grain we all know and love, but is corn good for you? Dietitians discuss corn nutrition, health benefits and healthiest ways to cook corn.

Arizona officials warning about spread of potentially fatal hantavirus

Arizona public health officials are warning that hantavirus, a virus spread by rodents to humans, is causing an increase in a potentially fatal lung syndrome.

As doctors leave Puerto Rico in droves, a rapper tries to fill the gaps

Puerto Rico has lost thousands of its doctors in the past decade, many having fled to the U.S. mainland for better pay.

The new retirement is no retirement: Baby boomers are keeping jobs well into their 60s and 70s because they ‘like going to work’

"They are transforming professional and executive career trajectories and what they may look like for generations to come."

A grim trend among Americans without college degrees exposes an enormous failure

Anne Case and Angus Deaton's research on the life expectancy gap between people with college degrees and without them in America exposes a huge problem.

Nipah out break: Why is Kerala often affected by this virus?

Health authorities in India's Kerala state have issued an alert after a 14-year-old boy died of the Nipah virus. According to the state's health minister, an additional 60 people have been identified as being in the high-risk category of having the disease.

Here are the ultraprocessed foods you most need to avoid, according to a 30-year study

Studies have shown that ultraprocessed foods can have a detrimental impact on health. But 30 years of research show they don’t all have the same impact.

Here's how much you need to retire among the top 10% of Americans — are you on track? Here are 3 ways to boost your retirement savings

The climb may be challenging, but the view will be worth it.

Florida is getting too expensive for some retirees so they're flocking to Alabama. Here's why — plus a few more ways to get 'bigger bang for your buck' during your golden years

Move over, Florida. Alabama is now a haven for retirees

How Much Alcohol Can You Drink a Week and Still Be Healthy?

Scientists are homing in on how much—or how little—you can consume without raising your risk for health problems.

Patients with Alzheimer's have higher frequency of mental health symptoms which can precede memory problems

Decline in memory and other thinking abilities is the most well-known result of Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, many individuals with this condition also experience mental health symptoms such as agitation, depression, apathy, and trouble with sleep.

Panera Just Released New Summer Menu Items, Including High-Protein Sandwiches—Here's What a Dietitian Thinks

Here’s what to know about the new seasonal items.

Dopamine Might Have An Unexpected Function That Could Reshape Our Understanding Of Brain Conditions

One type of dopamine neuron has an unexpected function that could reshape how scientists, clinicians, and the public understand this neurotransmitter.

A Botulism Outbreak Over Improperly Stored Mayonnaise Killed 1 Person and Sickened 75 — Here’s How to Stay Safe

Yes, you actually have to refrigerate most of your condiments.

What are the healthiest potatoes? These 2 types have the most nutrients, dietitians say

All potatoes provide healthy carbohydrates, fiber and even protein. But the healthiest potatoes contain unique nutrients, like antioxidants, dietitians say.

What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Watermelon Regularly

This refreshing sweet fruit is a summertime staple and it benefits your body in a myriad of ways. Read on for nutrition information, recipes and more.

Here are the 5 best reasons Americans should retire as soon as they can — and ideally in 2024 if you can afford to

If you can swing it, retiring early just may be your smartest move.

Semaglutide Drugs Like Ozempic Are Tentatively Linked To Sudden Blindness—Doctors Explain The Real Risk

Here's why doctors say you shouldn't panic.

I Thought I'd Overcome My Eating Disorder. 30 Years Later, I Found Myself In Its Thrall Again.

"I wish I could say that I hated the return to a problem I thought I’d left behind 30 years earlier. But I didn’t hate it. I loved it."

Sen. Coons calls concerns that Democrats covered up Biden’s health problems 'BS' and not 'relevant'

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., denied that there was any cover-up of President Biden's health problems by the Democratic Party before he was convinced to abandon his re-election bid.

Nasal spray could ‘wash’ brain clean of Alzheimer’s disease proteins

Millions of people around the world have the disease.

The impact of tobacco smoking and smoking cessation on the life expectancy of people with HIV in South Africa

Now that more people with HIV in South Africa are on antiretroviral therapy (medicines to treat HIV), more are surviving long enough to face the health consequences of tobacco smoking.

8 Foods to Lower Uric Acid and Protect Your Kidneys

8 Foods to Lower Uric Acid and Protect Your Kidneys #uricacid #healthtips #kidneystone Disclaimer The materials and the information contained on Natural ways channel are provided for general and educational purposes only and do not constitute any legal, medical or other professional advice on any subject matter. None of the information on our videos is a substitute for a diagnosis and treatment by your health professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new diet or treatment and with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provide.

24 Worst Habits That Impact Your Mental Health

Protecting your mental health is as important as your physical health.

‘Moving in with my family made me healthy and happy – I’m not surprised it helps people live to 100’

Ever thought about moving in with the grandparents, or having them come to live with you? If so, you are part of a worldwide trend. In the UK 1.8 million households have multiple generations living together under one roof, says one study – an increase of 38 per cent in just 10 years. Interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen was recently singing th...

Backed up? Here are 11 expert-approved ways to get relief from constipation

When you're backed up, you need to know some easy ways to make yourself poop. Here, experts share what to eat, drink and do for relief when you're constipated.

This one bodyweight exercise can strengthen your obliques, abs and hips — and boost flexibility

The hanging L-sit is a bodyweight exercise found in calisthenics that builds full-body strength and lower-body flexibility and develops hip flexor and core endurance. Here's how to do it.

Latest COVID-19 guidelines to remember as virus appears to spike

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for COVID-19 still call for a period of isolation for those dealing with the virus. This comes after a summer COVID wave appears to have grown in some parts of the country. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Céline Gounder has more on the current protocols in place.

An Alaska veteran is finally getting his benefits — 78 years after the 103-year-old was discharged

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 103-year-old World War II veteran who’s been paying his medical bills out-of-pocket is finally getting his veterans benefits from the U.S. government after 78 years. Louis Gigliotti’s caretaker says the former U.S. Army medical technician has a card from the Veteran Administration but he never realized he could use his status to access “free perks” such as health care. Gigliotti, who goes by the nickname Jiggs, could...

How to beat the big four diseases of ageing

We are living longer than ever before. In 1765, the average lifespan was just 38.8 years, and even by the start of the 1920s, still only 56. Then along came the vaccines: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and tuberculosis. Today, life expectancy in the UK is 78.6 years for males and 82.6 years for females. But longevity comes with a price: that o...

Zubsolv vs. Suboxone for Opioid Use Disorder: Similarities and Differences

Zubsolv and Suboxone are medications containing the same active ingredients–buprenorphine (a partial opioid agonist) and naloxone (an opioid antagonist)–to treat opioid use disorder. Opioid use disorder is characterized as having a problematic pattern of opioid use, leading to problems or distress. Opioid drugs can include heroin, as well as prescr...

The 5 biggest weight loss myths that ‘need to die,’ according to an obesity doctor

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you may have experienced one of these popular pitfalls.