Fitness

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Health Effects?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There’s a lot of evidence to show that breathing in dirty air can harm your heart. But a modest new study suggests that every day vitamin B supplements may possibly counteract that impact. While two hours of exposure to concentrated air pollution had a damaging impact on heart ...

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Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Heart Risks

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Hot flashes may possibly be far more than a troublesome nuisance for some ladies for the duration of menopause — they could be a signal for improved danger of heart disease, new investigation suggests. Researchers tracked the wellness of 272 nonsmoking girls, aged 40 to 60. Among women ...

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When Your Global Colleagues Don’t Make Sense

“What is a ‘summer Friday’ and why is no one picking up their phone?” “They’re inefficient and we’re spending too much time fixing their mistakes.” “What?! There is no coverage because they’re all having lunch together?!!” These are common challenges we hear when training global managers at Fortune 500 companies. They are the same complaints I heard when I worked ...

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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Everyone’s heard about the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now, researchers say kids can choose up nicotine on their hands “thirdhand.” Children can get higher levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a tiny U.S. study located. The findings ...

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Vibram celebrates 80 years of the iconic Carramato sole

If you’ve owned a number of hiking boots, you’ve probably noticed a pattern: The sole on the back of the boot usually has seven diamond shapes in the center. That’s because it’s the Vibram Carramato sole, which has been supporting people’s feet in all kinds of shoes for 80 years. Originally created in 1935 by Vibram’s founder Vitale Bramani, Carramato ...

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Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attacks, Strokes

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Could the contents of your cupcake have an effect on your heart attack threat? It appears so, according to a new study that located decrease rates of heart attack and stroke in communities that restrict trans fats in foods. Trans fats, which are identified in products such as ...

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How to Sell Succession Planning to Your CEO

I’ve interviewed more than 50 executives from nearly 50 different companies in an effort to discover what has worked for them and what hasn’t in their efforts to grow their bench strength from within. By far, the No. 1 problem with succession planning is that many senior executives view it as a project they can delegate to HR so they ...

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Vin Diesel: ‘Not a day went by we weren’t thinking about’ Paul Walker during ‘Fate of the Furious’

The stars were out and about on Saturday evening for the exclusive premiere event for Fate of the Furious—and none with a louder voice than Vin Diesel.  In a speech in front of the excited crowd ahead of the movie’s premiere, the Fast & Furious franchise veteran took a moment to remember the late Paul Walker, who had anchored the ...

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How a Mom of 3 Manages Her MS

At 36 years old, Marleigh Brown, an avid exerciser and busy mom of 3, suddenly located herself feeling tired and frazzled. Her doctors initially chalked it up to her getting a parent, but there was far more at play. The fatigue became debilitating at times, and she began losing her quick-term memory and capacity to multitask. Brown also says she ...

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