(Envato Elements/choreograph) Every year around Oct. 31, as horror films, haunted houses and pranksters in creepy costumes try their best to give you a fright, the question arises: Can a person literally be scared to death? The answer is a very conditional “Yes.” But, experts say, it’s extraordinarily unlikely to happen from Halloween hijinks. “Those…

(Envato Elements/choreograph) Every year around Oct. 31, as horror films, haunted houses and pranksters in creepy costumes try their best to give you a fright, the question arises: Can a person literally be scared to death? The answer is a very conditional “Yes.” But, experts say, it’s extraordinarily unlikely to happen from Halloween hijinks. “Those…

Fitness trainer and stroke survivor Rick Logan soars over Baltimore. (Photo courtesy of Rick Logan) Everything you need to know about Rick Logan is embedded in the picture above. Start with the parachute. It’s not there for support. Quite the opposite. As a fitness trainer, he uses it to generate resistance – to make workouts tougher….

(DepositPhotos, DragonImages) China has made strides in stroke care over the past decade – but a new report shows the number of strokes each year is rising, and the disease remains the country’s leading cause of death. The report, published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Stroke, is a wide-ranging review of how the world’s…

(Rawpixel/Envato Elements) Autumn temperatures may have just arrived, but it’s already time to “fall back” an hour. For people who have heart-related problems, they may want to apply that extra 60 minutes in their day toward making healthier lifestyle changes. That’s because researchers say when daylight saving time returns, it brings with it a higher…

(Rawpixel/Envato Elements) Autumn temperatures may have just arrived, but it’s already time to “fall back” an hour. For people who have heart-related problems, they may want to apply that extra 60 minutes in their day toward making healthier lifestyle changes. That’s because researchers say when daylight saving time returns, it brings with it a higher…

(gpointstudio, Getty Images) When hunger strikes at the office, it helps to be prepared to keep your nutritional goals on the right path. Eating lunch – or dinner, depending on your schedule – during the work day is a given for most people. Snacking is probably also part of the office routine. To make healthy…

(Jirkaejc, Envato Elements) This story is part of Eat It or Leave It?, a series that provides a closer look at the pros and cons associated with certain foods and drinks – and cooking options if you decide to eat them. You can get your hands on pumpkin seeds on about any store’s snack aisle,…

(gpointstudio, Getty Images) When hunger strikes at the office, it helps to be prepared to keep your nutritional goals on the right path. Eating lunch – or dinner, depending on your schedule – during the work day is a given for most people. Snacking is probably also part of the office routine. To make healthy…

(Jirkaejc, Envato Elements) This story is part of Eat It or Leave It?, a series that provides a closer look at the pros and cons associated with certain foods and drinks – and cooking options if you decide to eat them. You can get your hands on pumpkin seeds on about any store’s snack aisle,…