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Oct 22, 2018 1:30 pm
How a Free App Can Help You Lose Weight and Decrease Blood Pressure
If you want to lose weight but don’t want to spend a ton of money doing so, you might want to consider a free phone app as a potential option. Recent research shows that people can lose a...
Oct 22, 2018 12:30 pm
How to Tell If Your Snack Is Actually Healthy
Who doesn’t love snacks? A perfect pick-me-up in the middle of the day, snacks can help satisfy your hunger and hold you over until your next meal — if you snack smartly, that is. It’s...
Oct 19, 2018 7:30 pm
8 Home Entertaining Tips From Hollywood Star and Master Hostess Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale is best known for being a fabulous actress, famous for her roles in movies such as Love & Friendship, The Aviator, and Serendipity. But even a Hollywood star has the...
Oct 19, 2018 4:30 pm
How to Raise Kids Who Value People Over Possessions, According to New Research
In a day and age when people are constantly glued to their mobile gadgets and drooling over expensive name brands, there's no question that materialism is a widespread issue. So, it's little...
Oct 19, 2018 12:30 pm
Pull Back the Curtains: Letting in Sunshine Really Does Kill Indoor Germs, Study Suggests
If you’ve ever heard a grandma claim that letting sunlight into the house kills indoor germs, you probably just smiled and nodded along. But recent research shows that you might want to listen to...
Oct 19, 2018 11:30 am
UTI Won’t Go Away? It Could Be Interstitial Cystitis
Have you ever felt constant pain while urinating and frantically wondered why your UTI won’t go away? If that’s happening to you right now, you’re not alone. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are...
Oct 18, 2018 4:35 pm
Beyond the Kegel: How Specialized Physical Therapy Can Prevent 'Leaking' During Menopause
If you’re struggling with incontinence and pelvic pain during menopause, you’re not alone. Many women grapple with these issues as they age. But if it’s happening to you, don’t think that you have...
Oct 18, 2018 2:30 pm
Cook Chicken Safely to Avoid Ongoing Salmonella Outbreak, Experts Warn
At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with an outbreak strain of salmonella as of October 17, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Apparently, this...
Oct 18, 2018 12:42 pm
Experts Debunk Common Myths About the Flu Shot — And Reveal Other Ways to Stay Healthy
It's that time of year again when we constantly hear reminders to get our flu shots. But lots of folks out there are still resistant to the idea — with some adamantly refusing to get the shots at...
Oct 17, 2018 5:30 pm
The Way You Laugh With Your Partner Says a Lot About Your Relationship, Study Suggests
Everyone loves to laugh, and pretty much everyone laughs with the person they love. But did you know that the way you laugh with your significant other might impact your love? Recent research...
Oct 12, 2018 1:30 pm
Mom's First Period Linked to Age Her Son Starts Puberty, Study Suggests
Do you remember when you got your first period? If you have a daughter, you might’ve already shared this info with her; that way, she may have an idea of when to expect hers. But recent research...
Oct 12, 2018 11:42 am
Laser Surgery for Menopause? It May Help With Dryness and Incontinence, Study Suggests
Laser surgery for menopause might sound a bit intimidating at first, especially since it's a treatment designed for a woman's private parts. But new research suggests that a certain type of laser...
Oct 11, 2018 7:30 pm
Which Common Cold Remedies Actually Work?
Common cold remedies are certainly not hard to come by. From over-the-counter meds to old wives' tales, common cold treatments come in many different shapes and forms. But with so many options out...
Oct 11, 2018 2:30 pm
The Best Non-Perishable Foods for the Worst-Case Scenarios
Non-perishable food might not sound particularly delicious to you, especially if you prefer the flavor of fresh, crisp meals. But even though most non-perishable food items out there aren't winning...
Oct 10, 2018 7:30 pm
Move Over, Olive Oil: Study Suggests That Seed Oils Are Healthiest for Cholesterol
So many companies claim to sell the best cooking oils, so it’s easy to get confused about which one is actually the optimal choice for your health. According to new research, we may finally have a...
Oct 10, 2018 4:30 pm
Alternate-Day Fasting May Help You Bust That Gut — And Can Even Reverse Type 2 Diabetes, Experts Say
If you want to lose weight but find dieting every day to be too restrictive, you might consider alternate-day fasting as a possible option. A form of intermittent fasting that calls for you to...
Oct 10, 2018 12:30 pm
3 Spooky Phobias That Are More Common Than You Think
It's a fact of life that everyone's afraid of something. We're all convinced that we have some irrational fear that must be unique to only us: antique furniture (furniture phobia), otters...
Oct 9, 2018 2:30 pm
Napping Before a Big Decision Could Help You Make the Right Choice, Study Suggests
If you’ve ever said you'd "sleep on it" before making an important choice, you might have been on to something. According to new research, taking a little catnap may help you pick the best option...
Oct 8, 2018 9:30 pm
Light Therapy Might Help Relieve Insomnia Caused by Perimenopause, Study Suggests
You might be familiar with light therapy for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is a type of depression linked to the shorter days of autumn and winter. But now, recent research suggests that...
Oct 8, 2018 9:30 am
What Happens If You Swallow Pills Without Water?
Do you ever swallow pills without water? If so, you’re not the only one. Many people have popped an aspirin or ibuprofen without filling up a glass first at some point in time. Whether it’s because...