Participating in the Open as a Pregnant or Postpartum Athlete

Photo Credit: Whitney Kono Cardenas Enjoying Morning Chalk Up? Access additional exclusive interviews, analyses, and stories with an Rx membership. Even with all of the changes the Crossfit Open has experienced through the years, the appeal of pushing yourself each season surrounded by your friends and greater CrossFit community is still there. The open connects … Read more

This Fast Shoulder Workout Uses Lateral Raises to Build Muscle

Still looking to blow up your shoulders in the least possible amount of time? Then this joint-safe delt destroyer is the perfect addition to your routine. The latest Men’s Health Fast Finisher is a torturous twist on the classic lateral raise. Co-created by Men’s Health fitness director Ebenezer Samuel and Mathew Forzaglia, N.F.P.T., C.P.T., founder … Read more

When will my health insurance premium increase?

Health insurance premiums are going up soon. When your rate hike notice arrives in the mail, it’s a prompt to see how your policy stacks up. Our articles are dedicated to helping you find the right product at the right price. We may receive revenue from affiliate and advertising partnerships for sharing this content and … Read more

A “Striking” Link Between Vitamin D Levels and Omicron

New data reveal an unexpected risk factor for the highly contagious Omicron virus—low levels of vitamin D. Source: Fernando Zhiminicela / Pixabay A recent study by Israeli scientists found “striking” differences in the chances of contracting severe COVID-19 illness between individuals with sufficient levels of vitamin D prior to catching the virus and those who … Read more

A tribal relations solution we can all get behind

The Alaska State Capitol in Juneau on December 28, 2021. (Marc Lester / ADN) Over the past few years, we’ve all gotten used to inaction by the Legislature. Partisan bickering over the fiscal crisis, the state budget, the Permanent Fund dividend and health care policy, compounded by escalating divisiveness, have made it so that not … Read more

UVM Medical Center nurses get immediate pay bump amid unprecedented staff shortages

Deb Snell, a nurse in the medical intensive care unit and president of the union, speaks in front of University of Vermont Medical Center on August 25, 2021. File photo by Riley Robinson/VTDigger As the health care world grapples with severe staffing shortages, Vermont’s largest hospital has unveiled a plan to stanch nurse resignations by … Read more

HIV Policy, Resource Improvements Needed for Jailed Persons in North Carolina

Internal policy improvements for jails, along with additional external resources, are needed to bump up the quality of HIV care that North Carolina’s incarcerated population receives, according to study findings published last month in PLoS One. Using semistructured interviews from March 2019 through March 2020, authors investigated outcomes among 23 persons living with HIV (PLWH) … Read more

This homegrown brand promises high-quality and affordable protein supplements

Health enthusiasts keen on gaining muscle know the value of protein supplements. However, whey protein isolates made from milk are beneficial for other reasons too – recovering from an injury, adding extra protein to a vegetarian’s diet, and even as a means to lose weight. Recognizing that protein supplements are a burgeoning industry, Anish Garg … Read more