Global Running Day with Westin

Beginning on Global Running Day through the month of June, Westin will add reflective accessories to the brand’s Gear Lending program in response to a growing global demand among travelers, who are sweating before sunrise. (PRNewsfoto/Marriott International, Inc.)

Westin Hotels & Resorts Salutes The Early Rising Running Community Study Reveals Travelers Are Up Before the Sun to Reclaim their Well-Being Routine Beginning on Global Running Day, Westin Pilots Reflective Gear, Adding to the Brand’s Popular & Pioneering Gear Lending Program In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott [...]

Kaiser Fights Mental Health Stigma

Kaiser Permanente Launches “Find Your Words” Campaign to Fight Stigma Around Mental Health - find out more at FindYourWords.org

Kaiser Permanente Launches “Find Your Words” Campaign to Fight Stigma Around Mental Health Efforts also include $1.5 million in behavioral health grants for schools According to a recent report published by Mental Health America, over 40 million Americans are dealing with a mental health concern—more than the populations of New York and Florida combined. Even [...]

Dangers of Weight Cycling

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Body Weight Fluctuations Linked to More Deaths in People with Coronary Artery Disease Repeated cycles of weight loss and gain may be linked to higher risk for stroke, heart attack, and death in people with pre-existing coronary artery disease, according to a study published online April, 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Led by researchers [...]

Celebrate Almonds

Marisa Moore, RDN shares heart-smart snacks in honor of Almond Day.

Celebrate Almond Day The Entire Month Of February With Versatile Recipes & Heart-Smart Tips Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Food Blogger Marisa Moore Shares “Almonds Five Ways” Recipes and Lifestyle Tips In honor of Almond Day on February 16, California Almonds and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Marisa Moore are teaming up to offer 20 new, versatile almond snack recipes, along [...]

For Moms-to-Be

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March of Dimes Offers 9 New Year’s Resolutions on Healthy Pregnancy for Moms-to-Be If you’re a woman who’s pregnant or planning a baby this season, make a New Year’s resolution to be as healthy as you can, says the March of Dimes Foundation. The first step is to start taking a daily multivitamin containing the B vitamin [...]

AMGEN TOUR UNDERWAY

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AMERICA’S PREMIER CYCLING RACE GETS UNDERWAY AS AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA LAUNCHES ITS SECOND DECADE California Welcomes Cycling Icons – World Champions, Olympic Medalists, Hopefuls and Tour de France Champ – in All-Star Lineup for 2016 Race U.S. Welcomes Inaugural UCI Women’s WorldTour When Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM Begins [...]

SPRING TRAVEL & ZIKA

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HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM MOSQUITOES & THE SPREAD OF THE ZIKA VIRUS The spring travel season is here and travelers’ excitement about soaking up some sun in a tropical locale is turning to concern about mosquitoes. In early 2015, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a global public health threat. Currently, the virus [...]

WOMEN RUN THE WORLD

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2016 MORE/SHAPE WOMEN’S HALF-MARATHON TO HONOR 13 FEMALE LEADERS FOR THE FIRST-EVER WOMEN RUN THE WORLD™ RELAY & MENTORSHIP PROGRAM Honorees Including Sara Bareilles, Danielle Brooks and Padma Lakshmi Will Be Paired with Mentees from New York Road Runners’ “Run for the Future” Program to Walk or Run a One-Mile Leg of the 13.1-Mile Race Meredith [...]

Foot Fitness

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  Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym this New Year with  these Essential Foot Fitness Tips In the New Year, don’t forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get fit. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers tips for foot safety while at the [...]

GOT FISH?

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Updated 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Urge Americans to Eat Seafood at Least Twice Each Week The United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which encourage Americans to eat seafood at least twice weekly because of its heart and weight benefits. The Guidelines also [...]