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Why this magazine is ditching the 'body shaming' language

“Are you bikini ready?”  That all-too familiar headline — as well as variations on it — could be headed for extinction. Women’s Health magazine announced that it’s banning this kind of “outdated” terminology from its cover. Media outlets should not be complicit in “body shaming” and promoting a...

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    Inhaling cold pizza by the light of the fridge – what could be better? Still, it might be time to break the midnight munchies habit. New research suggests that eating late at night can have surprisingly negative physical and mental effects: YOU’RE LIKELY TO OVEREAT People who midnight munch don’t...

  • Meningitis outbreaks among gay men have experts puzzled

    Meningitis outbreaks among gay men have experts puzzled

    As cases of meningitis, a rare and potentially fatal disease, popped up in cities nationwide over the past several years, public health officials noticed a trend: many of those infected were gay men.  There’s no known medical reason why meningitis, which is transmitted through saliva, would spread...

  • Sharon Osbourne says she’d take Ozzy back on one condition

    Sharon Osbourne says she’d take Ozzy back on one condition

    In May, amid tabloid reports that her rocker husband and business partner, Ozzy Osbourne, was involved with another woman, Sharon Osbourne, 63, told a riveted TV audience that she had kicked Ozzy out of their house. “I can’t keep living like this,” she said on the set of the CBS show she co-hosts,...

  • Take a look at how hip hotels are helping guests break a sweat

    Take a look at how hip hotels are helping guests break a sweat

    Hotel gyms used to amount to a few dusty pieces of outdated equipment stashed in a utility room.  No more. “There have been big changes when it comes to hotel fitness over the past 10 years,” said celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak. “Traditionally hotel gyms used to have just one brand of cardio...

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