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Jul 12, 2018 2:00 pm
If You Let Your Kids Play Barefoot, You Did Their Motor Skills a Huge Favor, Study Suggests
If anyone has ever given you a tough time about letting your kids run around barefoot, now is your moment to gloat. Recent research shows that regular physical activity without shoes may provide an...
Jul 12, 2018 12:00 pm
Can You Break Into a Hot Car to Save a Dog? Certain States Allow It — With Some Conditions
The thought of seeing a dog in a hot car alone during the summer is very scary. But do you know what's even scarier? Hundreds of dogs die from heat exhaustion in parked cars every year, according...
Jul 11, 2018 2:00 pm
6 Ways to Get Heart-Healthy Vitamins Without Taking Supplements
Vitamin supplements are extremely popular in the United States. But if you're taking them for your heart health, a new study shows that you may be wasting a whole lot of your hard-earned cash. The...
Jul 11, 2018 12:00 pm
Why You Should Try Teff, The Gluten-Free Grain for Weight Loss and Stronger Bones
If you haven't heard much about teff or maskal teff flour yet, you probably will soon. Teff is set to be the latest trendy superfood for weight loss and bone health — and you definitely don't want...
Jul 9, 2018 3:00 pm
No, You Shouldn't Water Plants in Full Sunlight — But Here's When You Should
There are so many things we love about summer, and leisurely tending to our gardens is definitely one of them. However, figuring out the best time to water plants in hot weather can be a bit...
Jul 9, 2018 2:00 pm
Could the 'Fifth Flavor' Put an End to Your Overeating for Good?
Much has been written about sweet, sour, bitter, and salty flavors, but scientists are finally learning more about the "fifth flavor," umami. Now, researchers have brought us some truly savory...
Jul 3, 2018 4:00 pm
How to Tell If Your Kitty Is Dehydrated in This Brutal Heat — And How to Help
How do you know if a cat is dehydrated? It's a little tougher to spot than you might think. After all, our kitties can't communicate their health problems to us the same way that humans can. But...
Jul 3, 2018 1:00 pm
Why You Should Stock Up on Lupin Beans, The Latest Protein-Rich Superfood
If you haven't heard a lot of hype over lupin beans yet, you probably will soon. The bean has been quietly growing in popularity in recent years for people following a gluten-free diet, especially...
Jun 29, 2018 3:02 pm
Some Essential Oils Can Poison Cats, Experts Warn
Heads up, cat mamas and essential oil fans. A Michigan woman has warned pet owners everywhere that she unknowingly "poisoned" her cat with essential oils. Understandably, many people who own cats...
Jun 28, 2018 3:00 pm
Doubling Your Walnut Intake Could Cut Your Diabetes Risk in Half, Study Suggests
If you aren't eating walnuts on a regular basis, recent health news about the nut might be great motivation to start: A new study shows a connection between walnut consumption and a lower risk of...
Jun 28, 2018 1:00 pm
Singer Bryan Adams Addresses Princess Diana Relationship Rumors
Canadian crooner Bryan Adams has finally addressed longtime rumors that he may have had a relationship with Princess Diana while she was alive. When Adams appeared on the Bravo TV show Watch What...
Jun 26, 2018 5:00 pm
Eating Popcorn With Chopsticks: How Adding Whimsy to Your Routine Can Improve Your Life
If you’re wondering how to find joy again in things you used to love, the trick might be to experience them in new ways. Though that might sound challenging, new research suggests that it’s a lot...
Jun 25, 2018 4:00 pm
Brain-Tingling 'ASMR' May Be Good for the Rest of Your Body, Study Suggests
If you've been feeling anxious lately, you may have heard about the brain-tingling sensation "ASMR" as a possible stress reliever. Then again, ASMR is a relatively new internet phenomenon, so it's...
Jun 25, 2018 1:09 pm
Dogs Who Chase Their Tails Nonstop Might Be in Severe Pain
Why do dogs chase their tails? If you own a pup, you've probably asked yourself this question at least once. Although this habit may seem adorable and even funny sometimes, it may be a sign of a...
Jun 22, 2018 4:00 pm
How to Know If It's a Cold, the Flu, or Allergies
Is it the flu, a cold, or allergies? If you've ever asked yourself this question, you're certainly not alone. Considering all three unpleasant conditions share similar symptoms, it can be easy to...
Jun 21, 2018 11:00 am
Nicole Kidman Regrets 'Torturing' Her Natural Curls
There's probably at least one thing we all regret doing when we were younger. But the choice that Nicole Kidman regrets may surprise you — mostly because it has to do with her hair. Like many...
Jun 20, 2018 1:00 pm
3 Popular Vaginal Products That Are 'Absolute Nonsense,' According to an OB-GYN
Keeping our bodies healthy as we get older is so important, and this includes our private parts, too. These days, it seems like more and more women are being proactive about taking care of their...
Jun 19, 2018 3:00 pm
4 Sneaky Things That Can Throw Off Your Vaginal pH — And How to Address Them
The importance of having a normal vaginal pH isn't exactly happy hour talk — but it's something every woman needs to keep in mind if she wants a healthy and happy "downstairs" region. Many women...
Jun 15, 2018 12:01 pm
Ellen DeGeneres Makes 60 Look Like 40 With Self-Care and Smiles
It's no wonder that no one believes Ellen Degeneres' age. The iconic TV host has always looked so vibrant and youthful throughout her successful career. But the beloved celebrity turned 60 on...
Jun 14, 2018 3:00 pm
Placing This Sticker on Your Front Door Could Save Your Pet's Life in an Emergency
If pets are part of your family and you don't own a pet alert sticker for your home, you should definitely consider buying one. These adhesive alerts are inexpensive, easy to use, and they could...