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Aug 28, 2018 5:00 pm
7 Health Benefits of Red Wine Worthy of a Toast
Is there a better way to celebrate National Red Wine Day (yes, that’s a thing, and it’s today) than with a glass of wine before bed to relax? For many of us, a splash of merlot is a small way to...
May 15, 2018 1:00 pm
8 Royal Cousins Who Are Just as Cute as George and Charlotte
The royal family across the pond has long been a source of interest to us. Who didn't tune in to watch Princess Diana tie the knot with Prince Charles in 1981, and again to witness her son Prince...
May 3, 2018 12:00 pm
10 Quotes About Grandparents That'll Pull at Your Heartstrings
The relationship between a grandchild and a grandparent is an irreplaceable and unforgettable bond. Grandparents are there for you no matter what, and their love truly is unconditional. We're sure...
Apr 20, 2018 2:06 pm
13 Things You Must Know If Pancreatitis or Pancreatic Cancer Runs in Your Family
Most of us don't give much thought to our pancreas, the organ located in back of the stomach that helps us digest foods. And yet while pancreatic cancer is relatively rare — it accounts for 3...
Apr 10, 2018 1:00 pm
Kate Middleton's Most Glamorous Outfits
No matter the occasion, Kate Middleton's style is sure to impress, and what the Duchess of Cambridge wore is naturally talked about for weeks afterward. As a rule, she always shows up wearing...
Apr 9, 2018 11:00 am
After a Mini-Stroke, Taking Aspirin Can Reduce Your Risk of a Major Stroke
Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause for serious, long-term disability. People most at risk for strokes are those over 65, smokers, and those with...
Jul 21, 2017 5:56 pm
This Brain Teaser Looks Easy, But When You Look More Closely at the Fruit, You'll Realize Why Everyone's Stumped
We can't get enough of these brain teasers--and neither, apparently, can anyone else on the Internet! And the latest one to circulate is truly a stumper! First, it calls upon your math skills (good...
Jul 20, 2017 5:51 pm
People Are Returning Rocks Picked Up from This Famous Park for Creepiest Reason
File this under spookily strange. Gettysburg National Park--the site of the biggest Civil War battle over 150 years ago this month--is apparently one of the most haunted places in the U.S. Both...
Jul 20, 2017 5:32 pm
They Met at a Funeral and Had a Whirlwind Courtship. But People Just Can't Stop Judging Their Marriage
You know what they say about truth being stranger than fiction? Well, meet Gary Hardwick and his wife, Almeda. The couple, who live in Sevierville, TN, met at one of the unlikeliest places: the...
Jul 20, 2017 1:32 pm
34 Times Kate Middleton Channeled Princess Diana's Sense of Style
The fashion of Kate Middleton can be boiled down to three words: classy, elegant, effortless. In fact, it reminds us of Princess Diana's style, which was legendary. As common women who married into...
Jul 12, 2017 6:02 pm
Add 7 Years to Your Life...In Less Than 30 Minutes a Day
Looking for a surprisingly easy way to add years--and happiness--to your life? Then lace up your sneakers, and hit the pavement (or the nearest park). Walking briskly for just 25 minutes a day,...
Jul 12, 2017 3:08 pm
27 Things You Never Knew About Queen Elizabeth II
The Queen turned 91 this year! In honor of Elizabeth's birthday, here are fun facts about her—and her life! RELATED: The Most Adorable Photos of the Royal Family, From Then Until Now
Jul 5, 2017 1:52 pm
These Common Anti-Heartburn Drugs May Have Serious Long-Term Side Effects—and May Not Even Keep Your Heartburn Away
UPDATE (7/5/2017) — New research out of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis adds more weight to the case that heavy duty heartburn drugs, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), can...
Jun 22, 2017 5:54 pm
Breast Cancer Patients Live Longer If They Turn Down This Treatment in Favor of Something Less Invasive
Breast cancer treatments When you have early-stage breast cancer, you usually have one of two options on how to treat it (with your oncologist's say-so that is): You can have a mastectomy, which...
Jun 22, 2017 12:53 pm
Eating More of This Fruit Can Speed Up Slimming—Even If You Are a Couch Potato
If you're a sweets fan, the best way to curb your sweet tooth and stay on track with your diet, this is the best fruit for weight loss. Wondering what magical fruit this might be? You'll be...
Jun 21, 2017 2:14 pm
Say Goodbye to Statins! There's a New Way to Lower Cholesterol for Life
Cholesterol is in every cell in our bodies, since we need the substance to make vitamin D, to digest foods, and to make hormones. The problem is that sometimes we build up "bad" cholesterol, called...
Jun 20, 2017 5:41 pm
Southern Gentleman Films His Jaw-Dropping Response to Walmart Already Putting Out School Supplies in July
It's only mid-July, but already stores are getting ready for the first day of school. The shelves are stocked neatly with binders, notebooks, pencils, backpacks, and organizers. If your kiddos are...
Jun 17, 2017 1:34 pm
12 Things to Eat Every Week to Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer's
The MIND diet was recently ranked as the easiest diet to follow. Even better, it cuts your risk for developing Alzheimer's by 58 percent. via Yahoo.com
Jun 16, 2017 3:11 pm
This Strange (But Totally Normal!) Thing May Be Happening to You After Sex, Even Though You'd Never Admit It
Ever felt sad (or even burst into tears) after making love--even when it was amazing? You are not alone. Nearly half of all women experience post-coital dysphoria, as the condition is called, at...
Jun 16, 2017 12:11 pm
So Doable! New Study Says If You Lose This Tiny Amount of Weight, You'll Look and Feel Your Best Ever
Our face reveals a lot of things—you could call it our permanent billboard. So when we gain or lose a few extra pounds they tend to show up there first, broadcasting the news to our friends and...