After several winters in a cold and snowy climate with small children, my family has vowed to take warm weather vacations in the winters. So this week, my husband, three children, and mother are at Disney World. [Read more…]
The report is significant because it determines the foods served in school lunches and sets priorities for the food assistance programs. The guidelines also impact labeling, advertising and the advice given by medical professionals.
For centuries, humans have been searching for a fountain of youth to reverse the effects of aging. While no one has ever found one, scientists are getting closer to understanding why some people age with fewer ailments than others, and what that means for anti-aging therapies. [Read more…]
Happy New Year, and welcome back to EBL in 2016!
Does your New Year’s resolution involve a pledge to exercise more? Mine does. And one of my goals to avoid getting injured as I ramp up my workouts. So I was happy to come across this systematic review on stretching. [Read more…]
Being different than other people — whether it means your race, gender, or sexual orientation — is often a source of stress in our society today. People of minority sexual orientations often feel that stress most acutely, according to the evidence. [Read more…]
If you’ve ever parented a child who gets frequent ear infections, you know that this is the time of year to brace yourself. It starts with a runny nose. And before you know it, there’s a fever and ear pain. [Read more…]