| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:46 PM
There are zillions of tips floating around about how to lose weight, boost your metabolism and stay healthy. We polled registered dietitians and nutritionists to find their top 10:
Eat breakfast: In order to gain weight, Japanese sumo wrestlers don't eat...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:46 AM
It's every woman's dream: could chocolate, the substance that cures everything from PMS to heartbreak, also make you skinnier?
If true, there's got to be a catch, right?
Here's the skinny: Dr. Beatrice Golomb, associate professor of medicine at...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:36 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The way lung cancer patients feel around the time they're diagnosed may be related to how long they survive — even after taking into account objective measures of the disease, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women trying to get pregnant, moderate exercise is tied to more success, according to a new study. However, with exception of overweight and obese women, women who exercise vigorously take a longer time to conceive....
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:05 AM
I have several questions about gardening. I have a plum tree with many blooms but very few plums. Why would this happen? Those that grow mostly are small and turn red and blue. There is a brown film or coating around the pit in midsummer. Why would this...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:28 AM
A recent study shows that women with lower testosterone levels - typically caused by the use of hormone-based oral contraceptives like the pill - are more attracted to men who also have low testosterone levels.
Previous studies have shown that the less...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:31 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Donating eggs does not appear to hurt a woman's chances of becoming pregnant in the years after the procedure, a small study from Belgium found.
Few other studies have looked at the effects of egg-harvesting procedures on...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
SELF Workout in the Park
Saturday, May 21
Butler Field, Grant Park
350 East Monroe Street
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Rain or Shine!
Special Guest Appearance on the Main Stage in Chicago: Alison Sweeney, host of The Biggest Loser and author
Tickets will be...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Sara Avant Stover
To purchase a copy of the book:
The Way of the Happy Women: Living the Best Year of Your Life
Friday, November 4
Heaven Meets Earth Yoga Studio
Saturday, November 5
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Living in Accordance with...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:00 AM
There's a growing gap between what grocery shoppers think they know about their food and the reality. Those tomatoes with the evenly rich red color that look ripened to perfection? They were bred to avoid showing streaks of green, a result of genetic...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:20 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Baby boys whose moms ate organic during pregnancy do not seem to have a lower risk of a birth defect of the penis, a new study finds.
The birth defect is known as hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra is on the...