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Research Finds Crying Can Help You Lose Weight

What if we told you that having a good ol’ sob could help you lose weight? You’d probably give us some serious side-eye, right? Well, turns out torching cals with tears is actually a thing. A recent study has found that crying – we’re talking mascara-running-down-your-face, gulping-like-a-fish type stuff – can effectively kick extra kgs […]

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This Single Move Targets Your Butt, Legs, AND Core

Reasons to get flustered at how surprisingly difficult a task turns out to be: Helping your kid with basic algebra; playing that peg board game at Cracker Barrel; and attempting a basic single-leg deadlift without weights. After all, all you’re doing is hinging at the hips—minus the added resistance from a dumbbell, no less. But […]

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Avidan named head of anesthesiology

Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh, has been named head of the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. In that position, he also will become anesthesiologist-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Avidan will begin in his new role July 1. Avidan currently is the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology […]

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Are You Ruining Your Skin Without Even Realizing It?

You probably already know that your skin is your biggest organ. But you might have forgotten all the amazing things it does. Your epidermis helps to regulate your body temperature; its nerves allow you to experience touch, pressure, and pain; it keeps your inner organs in place; and protects you from germs. Unfortunately, there are […]