Share on PinterestStatins can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by lowering the level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the blood. clubfoto/Getty Images Statins were first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1987. Updated guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) suggest that statins […]

Boston Children’s Hospital said it had received “threats of violence toward our clinicians and staff” after false claims were made online that the hospital provides genital surgeries to minors. Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Boston Children’s Hospital […]

For 9-year-old Leah Rainey, the school day now begins with what her teacher calls an “emotional check-in.” “It’s great to see you. How are you feeling?” a voice comes from her laptop. It asks her to choose an emoji that represents how she feels: Happy. Sad. Worried. Angry. Frustrated. Calm. […]

Rachelle Dejean, 31, is the chief marketing officer of Rumble, a boxing and fitness brand. She’s helping change the landscape of luxury fitness by making it more inclusive. Her days start with a walk at 7 a.m. and end with either a workout or an episode of “The Office.” Rachelle […]

So you’ve invested in a Theragun. Well done. The question you’re probably asking yourself now is: should you be using before, during or after your workout? All of the above – but to different effect, says Nick Duncan, gym operations manager at London’s The Ned. By addressing aches and fatigue, […]

The 30-day fitness challenge has been around since the dawn of the Internet age, but there’s still no consensus as to whether or not it’s an effective training tool. This is partly due to the range of different workout plans that fall under the 30-day-challenge umbrella, which range from isolated […]

Mourners remembered a slain Chinatown dentist as a dedicated practitioner and budding ballerina – one whose life came to a “senseless” end in a brazen, botched robbery while she visited Oakland’s Eastlake district. Their heads bowed around a shrine of flowers and slow-burning incense, dozens of friends, city leaders and […]