Daily Archives: September 15, 2015

15 Things That Happen After a Breast Reduction

1 of 17 The truth about breast reductions by Maria Masters Back in your training bra days, you may have wished for larger breasts—but busty women know that big boobs can bring on big health problems, like back injuries, shoulder and neck pain, and nerve compression. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,… Read More »

13 ‘Healthy’ Swaps That Can Backfire

1 of 15 Health swaps that aren’t by Linda Melone Losing weight, boosting your energy, eating better: Whatever your health goals may be, dropping bad behaviors and replacing them with healthier ones is the first step to achieving them. Sometimes, though, your “better” choice has its own downsides—and may not actually be good for you… Read More »

21 Reasons You’ll Live Longer Than Your Friends

1 of 23 Live smarter to live longer by Michael De Medeiros When we’re young, we all believe we’re going to live forever. But as we age, most of us realize that’s not the case. What’s more, it becomes clear that the choices we make can have an impact on how long we live. While… Read More »

12 Ways to Raise a Kid Who’s Healthy for Life

1 of 14 Raise a Healthier Child by Maria Masters We get it: It’s hard enough persuading your kids to eat anything that isn’t shaped like a dinosaur, to say nothing about dragging them away from the TV after just one episode of SpongeBob. But just remember, in the battle to help your children healthy,… Read More »

What’s Leon Panetta going to do about Blue Shield?

When former defense secretary and CIA chief Leon Panetta joined the board of directors of Blue Shield of California, he explained: “I have chosen to serve on the board of Blue Shield because it is a not-for-profit health plan . . . Blue Shield is focused on the long-term welfare of the entire community, not… Read More »

How Obamacare’s breaking the bonds of job lock

Back in the days before the Affordable Care Act (ACA), fear of losing insurance benefits kept far too many people stuck in jobs they didn’t like, jobs that didn’t pay enough or jobs that didn’t let them pursue their professional passions. Fortunately, those days are gone. No one has to be stuck in a dead-end… Read More »