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The Other Boston Marathon: Around Fenway Park—116 Times!

Runner's World Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:40

The historic ballpark hosts the first marathon in its 105-year history.

How This Visually Impaired Runner Dropped 69 Pounds

Runner's World Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:30

“I know that not every day is going to be perfect, so I focus on the bigger picture.”

Como a Grande Indústria Viciou o Brasil em Junk Food

New York Times - Health - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:13

À medida que o crescimento diminui nos países ricos, as empresas de alimentos ocidentais se expandem acintosamente nos países em desenvolvimento, contribuindo para obesidade e problemas de saúde.

Public Health: One Reason to Take the Latest Obamacare Repeal Seriously, and Three Reasons It Could Fail

New York Times - Health - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:01

The political and procedural hurdles are many, but the hunger for victory among Republicans may overcome all.

While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable

New York Times - Health - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:30

A new survey of employers shows moderate price increases in health benefits despite turmoil in the individual insurance market.

Cancer Didn’t Stop This High School Cross-Country Runner From Finishing One More Race

Runner's World Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:58

His cross country season may be cut short, but only so he can come back healthy and strong to PR in the mile this spring.

5 Things I Learned From Running “Naked” for a Week

Runner's World Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:16

As in, sans music or metrics.

What Defines the Ultimate Limits of Your Endurance?

Runner's World Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 05:15

A new book explores the science of extreme endurance, and finds that both mind and muscle matter.

The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes

New York Times - Health - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 05:00

The availability of cheaper, off-brand cigarettes is associated with an increase in infant mortality.

Obamacare Repeal, Thought Dead in July, May Be Revived in Senate

New York Times - Health - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:49

A long-shot effort by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy to repeal the Affordable Care Act got new life on Monday, with a showdown vote possible soon.

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

New York Times - Health - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:28

Drug companies and doctors have been accused of fueling the opioid crisis, but some question whether insurers have played a role, too.

‘I Can Do Whatever I Want’: Behind the Chaos at the Mexico City Marathon

Runner's World Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:50

Why did 5,800 runners cut the course? Reasons range from Gatorade to collectible medals to social-media likes—and some people are fed up.

Good News! Science Says You Don’t Have to Shave Your Head to Run Faster

Runner's World Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:13

This new research may just save the sweet, luscious locks of Noah Droddy and Jordan Hasay.

Man Sets Crazy Fast Marathon Record in a Three-Piece Suit

Runner's World Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:17

He averaged 6:16 per mile—while wearing wool.

In Mexico, Weavers Embrace Natural Alternatives to Toxic Dyes

New York Times - Health - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:09

Concerned about the health impacts of textile chemicals, traditional artisans are producing vivid colors from crushed insects and forest plants.

Team Fights Back After Teen Athlete is Attacked On a Run

Runner's World Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:00

One coach knew the traumatic event could be used to empower her female runners.

Global Health: Bill and Melinda Gates Grade the World’s Health

New York Times - Health - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:18

Poor nations get high marks for meeting important goals. But the Gateses warn that deep aid cuts and donor fatigue still could doom millions.

Gut Bacteria May Play a Role in Weight Loss

New York Times - Health - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:46

A study found that people with a high ratio of two gut bacteria lost more weight than those with a low ratio.

These Are the World’s Fastest Half Marathoners

Runner's World Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:47

Here’s a complete list of the world record-holders and all-time top 13.1-mile runners.

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