Although young women strive to be healthy, few perceive themselves as at risk for heart disease and they worry far more about stress and mood disorders than their heart health, according to two preliminary studies presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2019, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in population-based cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. "We know that health behaviors and heart disease risk factors track strongly from childhood into adulthood, and that prevention of heart disease must start with youth, so we wanted to know what adolescent and young adult women knew about the risk of heart disease and what factors influenced their understanding and their behaviors," said Holly Gooding, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital, who was lead author of the study on health … [Read more...] about More immediate concerns beat heart health in the priorities and behaviors of young women
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PUBLISHED: 12:05 15 December 2016 Ben Kosky Islington BC's Ella Gilbert (left) is declared the victor against Ruth Wright (Dynamo ABC) Dieter Perry Boxing and politics are often closely intertwined – and, at the pioneering gym run by Islington BC’s Ella Gilbert, it’s certainly difficult to separate them. Gilbert, who recorded her first victory in an Islington vest on the club’s open show this week, has been coaching at the Solstar gym in nearby Stoke Newington for just under a year.As well as providing an environment designed to attract more female boxers to the sport, Solstar is also a self-styled left-wing, anti-fascist organisation.However, newcomers to Gilbert’s weekly classes need not expect to have their political opinions thoroughly scrutinised before they are permitted to don the gloves.“We’re not militant or anything like that,” explained the 24-year-old. “It’s just to appeal to a certain type of person and, if … [Read more...] about Islington Boxing Club fighter heads ‘left-wing gym’ in Stoke Newington
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Beth Teitell Globe Staff January 05, 2019 Come winter, there seem to be just two kinds of women in Boston: Those who have succumbed to the long, dark puffer coat, and those who are naive enough to think they can escape its clutches.But live here long enough, and you’ll learn that when the frump is coming for you, it is coming for you.It came for Nicole Russo the winter after Boston got 110.6 inches of snow. “I was sitting there in my cute, shiny silver jacket and I said, ‘Enough is enough,’ ” said Russo, 45, a Boston hospitality and restaurant publicist. Advertisement It came for Laura Hottleman, 48, after she got tired of being cold. “I’m buying it,” Hottleman, the owner of a massage and chiropractic business in the Financial District, told herself several years ago. “You have your hood on, you pull … [Read more...] about Some women think they can escape the long, dark, puffy coat. But many have succumbed
Trend-setting and following is the millennial way. From redefining the American vision of healthy food to embracing the resurgence of retro clothes, the generation is driving cultural change.Millennials, for example, have their own preferences about working out, and they are driving a nationwide trend that has reached Philadelphia. Millennial Magazine notes that boutique fitness studios – with all the bells and whistles – now make up the majority of the fitness industry. This fast-paced and health-conscious generation wants variety from their workouts , including specialized classes like cross-training, stand-up paddle boarding and boxing. And they want to work out in an Instagram-worthy space.WE TRIED IT: At TITLE Boxing Club, we laced up the gloves for an authentic workoutBoxing, which is as deeply rooted in Philadelphia history as any local sports team, was projected to be one of the biggest fitness trends for 2018 by trend-watchers such … [Read more...] about Put ’em up: The boxing gym boom has landed in Philadelphia
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: “I can’t get in.” 911 operator: “Let me get you into Somerville. You’re outside?” Laura: “Mm-hm.” 911 operator: “Are you in the parking lot?” Laura: “Yeah.” 911 operator: “Are you in a vehicle?” Laura: “No. I’m just outside it.” 911 operator: “At the door?” Laura: “Asthma. Asthma.” 911 operator: “Are you … [Read more...] about Laura Levis died outside a Boston-area ER. The doors were locked. Why?