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Oct 17, 2018 11:30 am
Most Of Us Have at Least One Birthmark — But What Are They, Really?
I remember looking down at my right hand when I was maybe about four or five years old and noticing a splotchy red stain on my palm. Having not consumed any cherry Kool-Aid or ice pops that day, I...
Oct 16, 2018 11:30 am
How to Keep Your Kids' Halloween Costumes Clean and Lice-Free
Halloween is all fun and games until your kid ends up with lice. Though this six-legged creature isn't the first creepy crawler that comes to mind during this spooky time of year, they can...
Oct 15, 2018 9:30 am
Stressed at Work? 9 Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health
We all have those dreams of ditching the daily grind and running off to a tropical island while a magical bank account generates us millions. But the experts have other news: Evidence shows that...
Oct 13, 2018 7:30 am
How the Iron Overload Diet Can Help You Lose Weight Without Giving Up Wine, Bacon, or Chocolate
Judging from most headlines, iron deficiency is worryingly common in women — and these shortfalls are behind our plummeting energy levels and a host of other troublesome symptoms. But according to...
Oct 12, 2018 10:25 pm
7 Healthier Junk Food Options for When You Need to Indulge
Unfortunately, there's no such thing as "healthy" junk food, but we're on a mission to find the healthiest of the junk food options. Sometimes a craving — like for fast food — just can't be...
Oct 12, 2018 3:30 pm
I've Used This $16 Emollient for Years, And It Saves My Nose Every Cold Season
When I was a kid and I needed some help breathing, my mom always reached for the box with the astronaut on it. Whether it was due to my severe seasonal allergies or a cold that left me congested, I...
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 1:30 pm
If Your Yeast Infection Won't Go Away, It Could Be Lactobacillus Overgrowth Syndrome
Have you ever been annoyed, itchy, and frantically wondering why your yeast infection won't go away? If that's happening to you right now, you're not alone. Yeast infections can be especially...
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 5:30 pm
Say Goodbye to ‘Chicken Skin’ With the 12 Best Keratosis Pilaris Treatments
If you're someone who deals with keratosis pilaris, or KP for short, you've likely found yourself on the perpetual hunt for the best keratosis pilaris treatments. KP differs from person to person,...
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 2:30 pm
You Can Eat Your Way to a Longer Life With Fisetin-Rich Foods, According to New Research
Who wouldn’t want to stop the clocks in our bodies from speeding up and causing all kinds of health issues as the years go by? Or at least slow that process down a bit so we can enjoy more time...
Oct 9, 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 8, 2018 5:30 pm
7 Doctor-Approved Tricks for Better Sleep
Chances are, you've spent some time wondering how to get more sleep. Even though women are more tuned into their sleep needs than men, we still sleep less — and suffer more for it — than they...
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...
Oct 5, 2018 2:42 pm
Is Drinking LaCroix Really That Bad for You?
Given the news out there about how bad diet sodas are for you, it's not surprising that so many people have turned to LaCroix calorie-free sparkling water as an alternative — but is LaCroix bad for...
Oct 5, 2018 1:14 pm
Diabetes Might Begin 20 Years Before Diagnosis, Study Says — Here's How to Stop It in Its Tracks
Learning you have type 2 diabetes can be a big shock for a lot of people. But according to new research, early signs of the condition can be found more than 20 years before the diagnosis. While...
Oct 5, 2018 11:57 am
Salmon Cakes Topped With Tangy Cilantro Lime Sauce
As with anything in life, sometimes things are a little better with company. Take seafood, for instance: Totally fine on its own, but when paired with a tangy friend — well, that's how magic...
Oct 5, 2018 9:30 am
What Happens If You Give Up Alcohol for a Month?
What happens when you give up alcohol for a month? Many people ask that question before taking a booze break during “Dry January” after the holiday season. But since many of those same people also...
Oct 4, 2018 8:30 pm
4 Signs You May Have a Hormone Imbalance — And What You Can Do About It
When we think of hormones, it's easy to think back to our teenage years, when pimples were our biggest drama, or pregnancy, when mood swings and cravings are out of control. But up until menopause,...
Oct 4, 2018 4:30 pm
Weight-Loss Drug Is Also Good for Reducing Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests
If you're interested in trying lorcaserin for weight loss, we have some good news for you: Recent research has found that this weight-loss drug can actually help reduce your risk of developing...
Oct 4, 2018 12:04 pm
Mindfulness Can Help Reduce Pesky Menopause Symptoms, Study Suggests
As you may be aware, meditation is the practice of clearing your mind to return to a place of straightforward thinking and calm emotions. But according to a recent study, meditation might also be a...
Oct 3, 2018 8:30 pm
Feel Like You Aren't Assertive Enough? Try Developing Your 'Third Ear'
As women, we are constantly told that it's our duty to be polite, charming, and accepting of any request, no matter how much extra work that creates for us. And when we try to fight back — whether...
Oct 3, 2018 4:30 pm
If You Prefer Natural Remedies for Your Backaches, a New Survey Says You're Not Alone — Here's What Can Help
If you endure frequent neck and back pain, chances are you've come to accept soreness as a fact of life — but it doesn't have to be that way. According to a new report, millions of Americans who...
Oct 3, 2018 12:30 pm
Your Past Pregnancies May Affect Hot Flashes During Menopause — Here's How
Do you remember everything health-related that happened to you during your pregnancies? If you experienced certain disorders while you were carrying your babies, some of those issues may have had...
Oct 2, 2018 6:15 pm
Find Out Your Breast Cancer Risk in 5 Minutes With This Simple Quiz
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it's as good a time as ever to find out your risk of developing breast cancer. Bright Pink, a nonprofit focused on educating young women about...
Oct 2, 2018 12:49 pm
UTIs Reduced in Women Who Drink a Specific Amount of Water, Study Suggests
As we all know, water is the elixir of life. But according to recent research, it may also be the elixir of avoiding future bladder problems — including painful urinary tract infections...
Oct 1, 2018 9:30 pm
What's the Worst That Could Happen If You Hold in Your Pee?
While men never have a problem with groan-inducing long lines for public restrooms, women know all too well the struggles of holding in pee. Because waiting for an empty bathroom stall is just a...
Oct 1, 2018 2:30 pm
How to Dry Brush Your Body for Softer Skin — And to Keep From Getting Sick
When you reach for the loofah, it’s usually while you’re under the piping hot stream of water coming from your shower head. But thanks to a beauty trend called “dry brushing,” you can skip the...
Oct 1, 2018 12:30 pm
How an Anti-Inflammation Diet Could Help Lower Your Risk of Depression
If you spend time searching online for health and diet tips, you’ve probably come across the anti-inflammatory diet. Based on the simple idea that the foods you eat can decrease inflammation in the...