Shots rang out, and three lives collided

Tehachapi, California (CNN)A new engagement ring adorns her finger, and fresh congratulatory balloons float in the room. But in Rachel Sheppard’s hand is a reminder of the horror that also hangs in the air. It’s […]

Interval training and Group classes: The top fitness trends for 2018

(CNN)High-intensity interval training will be the No. 1 fitness trend in the coming year, while smartphone exercise apps that prompt your activities will be out — or so says the Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends […]

Are polar bear plunges good for you?

(TIME.com)Vinny Guadagnino, the fist-pumping star of the MTV reality show “Jersey Shore,” made a splash when he took a dip in the freezing cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Coney Island […]

Got the flu? Here’s what leads to recovery

(CNN)Flu season is well underway across the United States. Nationwide, 12 children have died due to flu this season, while a total of 2,485 flu-related hospitalizations — nearly nine for every 100,000 people — have […]

One diver’s legs went from 100 to 0 during high school competition

If you’ve ever been pushed into or tried out for a high school sports team, you probably had your fair share of embarrassing moments.  But don’t worry, you’ll never have to relive them – unless […]

Bodybuilding drugs sold online often contain unapproved substances, study says

(CNN)Selective androgen receptor modulators, known as SARMs, are pharmaceutical drugs that mimic the effects of testosterone. Not yet approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, these compounds are often marketed to bodybuilders online as […]

JFK’s assassination aided by his bad back, records show

(CNN)Every November, America remembers the end of Camelot: a shining time of promise led by John F. Kennedy, our nation’s youngest president, brought to an abrupt and bloody end by Lee Harvey Oswald’s second shot, […]

Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids

(CNN)A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics. In their study, Penn State College of Medicine […]

It wasn’t spinach that caused man’s ‘Popeye’ arm

(CNN)Before Batman, Superman and Captain America, there was another superhero with massive muscles who every little boy aspired to be. But, as one elderly man recently found out, bulging biceps don’t always mean super strength. […]

This fitness tracker doeseverything your Fitbit does at half the price

It does way more than your Fitbit.Image: milestone sports Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Wearable fitness trackers and their companion apps have revolutionized […]