Foods That Help — and Hurt — Your Sleep

Since I’ve become a parent, it’s a challenge for me to get enough sleep. It’s become harder for me to fall asleep because I’m thinking about work, the baby, all the stuff that needs to be done around the house, what to make for dinner the next night…and the list goes on. (At least I’ve […]

About the Flu

Flu refers to illnesses caused by a number of different influenza viruses. Flu can cause a range of symptoms and effects, from mild to lethal. Two strains of flu, seasonal flu and the H1N1 (Swine) flu, are currently circulating in the United States. A third, highly lethal H5N1 (Bird) flu is being closely tracked overseas. […]

‘Family Ties’ cast members today

Unlike real-life families, TV families don’t have to get together for holiday dinners or backyard barbeques. But sometimes, years after their characters are a distant memory and they’ve moved on to other roles, cast members do get a chance to catch up with each other, and often in front of cameras in order to answer […]

About HIV

About HIV What is HIV? HIV is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system-the body’s defence against diseases. The latest research suggests that between 70 and 90 per cent of people may experience symptoms of infection a few days after having been infected. Three symptoms occuring together: fever, rash and a severe sore throat […]

What Men Really Think About Your Hair

From uncensored opinions of men to scientific evidence about what turns them on, here’s what dudes are paying attention to. We asked 100 guys on the street about these hair trends— and were a little surprised by their answers. Thinking about changing your style? Signature Styles We asked, do you care if a girl styles […]

Nurses Paid Higher Salaries Than Family Doctors

Despite the growing shortage of family doctors in the United States, medical centers last year offered higher salaries and incentives to specialist nurses than to primary care doctors, according to an annual survey of physicians’ salaries. Primary care doctors were offered an average base salary of $173,000 in 2009 compared to an average base salary […]

5 Habits to Break Before It’s Too Late

You want to live a long, full life — to be young and lean forever. But you could be doing yourself more harm than good. “Someday,” you say, “I’m going to get my health back on track, after this next project,” or “when I get back from my cruise,” or “when the kids get a […]

Secrets From Real Dentists

Dentists from across the country tell us what they’re really thinking as they peer at our teeth. Do you floss about as often as you flip your mattress? Do you spend more time putting toothpaste on your brush than actually cleaning your teeth? Dentists notice these things. And that’s not all. They also know when […]

The World’s Most Powerful People

The 67 heads of state, criminals, financiers and philanthropists who really run the world. “I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.” — Napoleon Bonaparte Power has been called many things. The […]

12 Mini-Makeovers

Give yourself a little lift with these simple yet satisfying instant hair and fashion makeovers. 1. Try some orange pop The makeup color of the moment is a bright, juicy shade of orange, says Molly R. Stern, a CoverGirl celebrity makeup artist. Try it on your lips with CoverGirl ShineBlast Lip Gloss in Fire, $7.50, […]