Fitness

Drug OD Deaths Have Nearly Tripled Since 1999: CDC

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Drug overdose deaths have practically tripled in the United States considering that 1999, with whites and middle-aged Americans bearing significantly of the brunt, a new government report shows. Much more than 16 out of each one hundred,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2015, compared to just ...

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9 Parents of Twins Share Their Best Advice

Locating out that you’re pregnant is a enormous step for any parent-to-be. But when your doctor delivers the news that you are carrying not a single, but two babies, it can appear even more daunting to prepare for the years ahead.  Fortunately, other folks have been there prior to you — several other individuals, in truth, offered that the twin ...

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Fall in love with Alfa Romeo’s new high-speed pinup: the Giulia Quadrifoglio

Get to know the luxurious 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. Name: Alfa Romeo Giulia QuadrifoglioBasic personality: Italian flirt.Measurements: A curvy 111.0, 182.6, 73.7, 56.1 (wheelbase, length, width, height, in inches).Weight: 3,800 pounds (curb) of asphalt-churning force.Fast or slow type? With a top speed of 191 mph and a speedy 3.8 0-60 romp, the Quad isn’t playing around. Special talents: The Quad’s ...

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How to make the ultimate arawak cocktail

Sometimes, when winter seems to be everlasting and perma-gray, you need a reminder (or three) that spring is around the corner. BlackTail, in New York City, serves up just the thing. The cocktail geniuses there call it the Arawak: Bacardi, sherry, amaro, Campari, and coffee liqueur; plus, it’s got just enough absinthe to keep your feet tapping. Try it out. Ingredients – ...

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Training Retail Associates for the Fusion of E-Tail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

It’s inevitable that the irresistible convenience of e-commerce will drive higher shares of retail revenue in the coming years. It’s also inevitable that higher e-commerce revenues will spark a resurgence of the brick-and-mortar store. In fact, it has already started. Brick-and-mortar stores are about two years into what will most likely be a 10-year evolution to becoming service centers. Buying ...

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Belly Fat vs. Being Overweight in Older Women

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In older women, it really is not excess weight that’s deadly, but where these additional pounds collect that can shorten life, a new study reports. Amongst women 70 to 79, being overweight or obese didn’t seem to cut years off life — unless the weight was centered about ...

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How Whoop became the fitness tracker for the athletic elite

Photo courtesy Whoop Connor Jaeger prepared for the 2016 Olympics thinking the Rio games might be his last. The 25-year old swimmer graduated from University of Michigan with a bachelor’s in engineering and a master’s in management, so his livelihood wasn’t anchored to the pool. But after a sixth-place finish in the 1,500-meter freestyle in the 2012 London Olympics, Jaeger ...

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Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest WebMD News from HealthDay By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Receiving care at a hospital for a psychiatric disorder might be linked to a greater threat of stroke in the following weeks and months, new study suggests. People who sought care at a hospital ...

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