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Health & Fitness

Can a 74-year-old yogi with an aneurysm safely stand on her head?

Doctors test 74-year-old woman to determine if her yoga headstands pose a risk to her cardiovascular condition. Sally Mertens has been diagnosed with a thoracic aortic aneurysm.

Florida Travel

SeaWorld’s Kraken roller coaster to go virtual

SeaWorld’s Kraken roller coaster will go virtual next year, becoming Florida’s first virtual reality coaster. In addition, the park’s theatrical orca shows will transition to educational encounters in 2018, SeaWorld Entertainment said Tuesday in announcing $175 million worth of new and upgraded attractions at many of its parks.

Home & Garden

Yardsmart: Wild tulips for a drought garden

If you're gardening in drought, wild tulips may become your new best friend this year. These are wildflowers that bloom in spring throughout the mountain ranges and hill country of the Mediterranean and points east. They were first collected by the Persians and later used by the Dutch in early breeding of modern show tulips. They are the hardy pioneers called "botanical tulips" left behind in the wake of our obsession with fancy horticultural varieties.

Home & Garden

Style at Home: Let's hear it for the boys: Menswear fabric adds class

It all started with a fashion intervention. When I was a little girl, for Easter mass, all the other little girls' mothers dressed their princesses in frilly pink and blue frocks. My mom put me in a well-cut, no-nonsense khaki and cream dress. When I protested, wanting to look like the other girls, she gave me a knowing look and said, "Honey, you're just more of a tailored-dress kind of girl." In my heart, I knew she was right. And I've had a deep and abiding love for classic styling and menswear fabric ever since.

Travel

Two unique destinations in the Caribbean

The islands of the Caribbean offer travelers of every stripe the ideal getaway: family-friendly resorts, couples-only properties, rustic eco-retreats and design gems that equal anything the U.S., Europe or Asia has to offer. During the past month, I had a chance to experience two unique island destinations.

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Videos

Does standing on your head hurt your heart?

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center perform test on a patient to see if her heart is healthy enough for strenuous yoga exercises.
Al Diaz Miami Herald
Does standing on your head hurt your heart? 1:16

Does standing on your head hurt your heart?

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Creator of thehungryblackman.com talks food and race

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Journey to the white continent

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Public service announcement warns teens about 'sextortion'