Health officials say to avoid all forms of romaine lettuce after an E. coli outbreak sickened people in 16 US states

Health officials say to avoid all forms of romaine lettuce after an E. coli outbreak sickened people in 16 US states

Fields of romaine lettuce can be susceptible to E. coli contamination from nearby cattle farms. E. coli can also spread if people don’t wash their hands. Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images The CDC recommended on Friday that Americans avoid all forms of…

Shorter, high-intensity workouts offer the same benefits as longer, moderate ones — here's how to get started and how it could transform your body

Shorter, high-intensity workouts offer the same benefits as longer, moderate ones — here's how to get started and how it could transform your body

You can get in a great high intensity interval circuit with a heavy bag. Shutterstock/Jacob Lund High-intensity workouts are some of the best ways to improve health and athletic performance. With a short, intense interval workout, researchers have found that some people…

Why all your favorite burger chains are going vegetarian

Why all your favorite burger chains are going vegetarian

Burger restaurants are beefing up their vegetarian options. As more customers go vegan or vegetarian, eateries such as Shake Shack, White Castle and Bareburger are adding more plant-based dishes to balance out their meaty menus. Shake Shack is introducing a new veggie…

‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller diagnosed with cancer

‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller diagnosed with cancer

“Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller has been diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma just days after being hospitalized for emergency spinal surgery. It was originally believed that Miller, 51, was suffering from an infection in her spine, but her orthopedic surgeon claims it…

Dale Winton told pal he’d ‘had enough’ and ‘didn’t like the ageing process’ shortly before his death

Dale Winton told pal he’d ‘had enough’ and ‘didn’t like the ageing process’ shortly before his death

The popular Supermarket Sweep star, 62, also asked the devastated friend: "Do you think there'd be a turn-out for the funeral?" LBC DJ Steve Allen, the presenter's friend of 50 years, said this morning: "He didn't like the ageing process, he hated…

7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk

7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk

Joe Skipper/Reuters SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is famously productive. Musk recently told Tesla employees they’d be moving to an ambitious 24/7 schedule to get Model 3 production on track. In a letter announcing the changes, Musk offered employees a list…

Barbara Bush is in failing health as former First Lady and wife of George H.W. Bush decides to reject any more medical treatment

Barbara Bush is in failing health as former First Lady and wife of George H.W. Bush decides to reject any more medical treatment

In a news release on Sunday, Jim McGrath said: "Following a recent series of hospitalisations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care."…

Mums-to-be popping painkillers could harm their baby's future fertility — and grandkids' too

Mums-to-be popping painkillers could harm their baby's future fertility — and grandkids' too

Experts claim using paracetamol or ibuprofen might even have a knock-on effect on their grandchildren. Up to one in three mums-to-be take the pills but should only do so if absolutely necessary, according to researchers at Edinburgh University. Their experiments suggest a…

Why Jane Seymour, 67, looks so young

Why Jane Seymour, 67, looks so young

Jane Seymour‘s flawless skin isn’t the result of facials. “I don’t have facials. Very, very rarely,” the 67-year-old actress told Page Six on Tuesday during a Crepe Erase event in New York. “They [the facialists] start pressing, and they’ll put so many…

Arnold Schwarzenegger is ‘not great yet’ post-heart surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger is ‘not great yet’ post-heart surgery

LOS ANGELES — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he’s good, but not great, following heart surgery. The 70-year-old “Terminator” actor and former California governor on Thursday released a short video on Twitter updating his condition and thanking people for the support. Schwarzenegger says he’s…

People's chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely

People's chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely

Patty DiRenzo gives a kiss to her son, Salvatore Marchese’s grave, July 16, 2012, in Blackwood, New Jersey. DiRenzo’s son died of a drug overdose on September 23, 2010. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson The US is getting healthier overall, but in 21 states…

Death toll from Indonesia tainted liquor rises to 82

Death toll from Indonesia tainted liquor rises to 82

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Eighty-two Indonesians have died and many more have been hospitalized after drinking tainted bootleg liquor last week, police said on Wednesday. Police prepare evidence during a press conference regarding the arrests of suspects linked to the production and sale…

Bob Harper meets the man who saved his life

Bob Harper meets the man who saved his life

Bob Harper was at a loss for words when he reunited with the man who administered CPR on him when he was suffering a heart attack. “There was a doctor in the gym,” the fitness guru, 52, recalled of the February 2017 incident…

German public sector hit by second day of strikes

German public sector hit by second day of strikes

BERLIN (Reuters) – Trade unions in Germany piled more pressure on public sector employers with a second day of nationwide wage strikes on Wednesday, as more than 25,000 workers staged walkouts at hospitals, childcare centres and waste depots. Members of German public sector…

Crash dieting might actually make you gain weight

Crash dieting might actually make you gain weight

Keeping a regular eating schedule – and not crash dieting – is the best way to fight weight gain, researchers in Finland said. Pound-shedding diets don’t work and actually lead to more weight as people get older, according to University of Helsinki…