If you have to fall on ice, here’s how not to hurt yourself

If you know you are going to fall, the best thing you can do is get closer to the ground. Think about it — falling from six feet off the ground will be more painful than falling from two feet off the ground. So bend your knees. It’ll instantly reduce the distance of your fall.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/if-you-have-fall-ice-here-s-how-not-hurt-ncna712051


What celebrity trainers wish you knew about weight loss

Husband-and-wife celebrity trainers, Chris and Heidi Powell, give new meaning to the term “power couple.” The dynamic duo makes writing books, hosting TV shows, creating workout apps and raising four kids — all while staying ridiculously fit — look like child’s play.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/how-lose-weight-according-personal-trainers-ncna784191

Pot-smoking on the rise among U.S. pregnant women

A growing number of pregnant women are using marijuana, and the habit is expanding fastest among teens and young adults, a U.S. study suggests. Among teen mothers under age 18, marijuana use during pregnancy surged from about 13 percent in 2009 to almost 22 percent in 2016, researchers found.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/pot-smoking-rise-among-u-s-pregnant-women-n832706