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Feb 8, 2018 12:50 pm
No, You Shouldn’t Stop Eating Asparagus Because 'It Gives You Breast Cancer'
If anyone you know is suddenly avoiding asparagus, it might have something to do with a new study that unfortunately has been misunderstood by several media outlets. In the February 2018 findings,...
Feb 6, 2018 3:34 pm
Simple Two-Minute Questionnaire May Help Detect Autism Earlier, Study Finds
Big news for the progress in early autism detection: Researchers at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have developed a new tool that could help medical experts detect autism in toddlers....
Jan 30, 2018 4:36 pm
Yes, Your Private Parts Really Can Get 'Depressed'
Vulvodynia isn't a commonly used word, but if you watched Sex and the City, you probably remember that episode where Charlotte gets diagnosed with a "depressed vagina." Of course, her friends made...
Jan 29, 2018 4:48 pm
Secondhand Toys May Pose a Risk to Kids' Health, Study Finds
Secondhand toys might have a special place in your heart or hold special meaning for your family, but they can also pose a health risk to kids, according to a new study. Specifically, researchers...
Jan 29, 2018 11:18 am
Panera Recalls Cream Cheese Nationwide After Listeria Contamination
Heads up, Panera Bread fans: The bakery-café chain is recalling cream cheese nationwide after a sample test revealed listeria contamination. The massive recall affects all 2-ounce and 8-ounce cream...
Jan 26, 2018 11:51 am
Food Can Fix Your Life: What to Eat to Treat Every Problem You Have
It's no surprise that your diet affects your health, but being informed about what foods you eat can help treat issues like constipation and anxiety. If you haven't been feeling well lately, what...
Jan 25, 2018 5:15 pm
Pregnant Women on Low-Carb Diets More Likely to Have Babies With Birth Defects, Study Suggests
If you or anyone you know is pregnant right now, here's an important reminder to be sure to eat enough carbs. A new study has linked low carbohydrate intake in expectant women to an increased risk...
Jan 22, 2018 6:40 pm
Women Are Too Embarrassed to Go to the Gyno, Survey Finds
We've all been there: Stress-sweating (and possibly freezing), sitting with our sheet-covered legs crossed one over the other, even though we know the doctor is going to ask us to hoist them up...
Jan 19, 2018 1:04 pm
93 Percent of Receipts Contain Chemicals Linked to Diabetes, Asthma, and Cancer
We all have some receipts gathering dust somewhere in our homes, or piling up inside our purses. After all, we're taught from day one that it's useful to hang on to receipts just in case we need...
Jan 18, 2018 4:09 pm
Most Parents Give Babies Solid Food Too Soon, Study Finds
Any parent knows it can be difficult to feed a baby sometimes. From refusing to eat to causing a huge mess in the kitchen, babies can be an (adorable) handful in this arena. But there's one thing...
Jan 17, 2018 7:52 pm
Finally, a Protein Bar That Doesn't Taste Like Cardboard
It's no secret that most protein bars taste like processed pieces of cardboard that have been glued back together again, wrapped in something you thought was yogurt. But what if we told you there's...
Jan 12, 2018 6:29 pm
Get Enough Sleep to Properly Manage Stress
You might have thought that not getting enough sleep only depleted your energy and put you in a bad mood. A lack of sleep can actually be much worse for you. Several recent studies have found that...
Jan 10, 2018 9:50 pm
Còsagach Is All About Relaxing, Unwinding, and Getting Cozy
A popular wellness trend known as "hygge"— the Danish word for enjoying the simpler things in life — has been making the rounds on the internet for the past couple of years. Now, there is a new...
Jan 9, 2018 4:51 pm
Starbucks' New Espresso Could Aid Your Weight-Loss Goals
Losing weight is pain, especially when it comes to choosing between enjoying your morning latte and staying within your daily calorie goal. That's particularly true if you're one of those coffee...
Jan 5, 2018 4:14 pm
I Woke Up With a Numb Foot and Ended Up Needing Brain Surgery
You know that old saying about life handing you lemons? This is my lemonade story. At 29, I woke up one early-February morning with a numb left foot. It had been hanging off the side of the bed...
Jan 5, 2018 1:17 pm
Common Sweetener Could Be Fueling the Spread of Dangerous Superbug
At one time, trehalose — a natural sugar found in fruit juice, cakes, and chewing gum, among other sweet treats — was thought to have life-extending properties. But now, new research shows that the...
Jan 4, 2018 4:57 pm
Caffeine Levels in Blood May Help Detect Parkinson’s Early, Study Finds
You've probably heard there are quite a few potential health benefits associated with drinking coffee — everything from preventing type 2 diabetes and dementia to protecting the liver. Now, a new...
Dec 29, 2017 5:06 pm
Kids Who Eat Fish Weekly May Have Higher IQs, Study Suggests
Fish might be the last food you want to give your kids, especially if they're picky eaters. But according to a new study, you might want to start doing exactly that — and making a habit out of it,...
Dec 27, 2017 5:04 pm
Get Your Kids to Drink More Water With a Bottle That's a Game
Even as responsible grown-ups, we know that drinking water isn't all that fun. Not only is water dull and tasteless, but we're usually too busy to remember to grab a bottle on our way out the door....
Dec 27, 2017 3:21 pm
People Who Read Out Loud Are Less Forgetful, Study Finds
Being a full-time adult takes a toll on the ol' memory bank. Don't worry, it's not that you're getting old. We know you're just busy remembering when the electric bill is due and which kid goes...
Dec 20, 2017 3:39 pm
Loneliness Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes, Study Suggests
The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to spend time with your nearest and dearest family members and friends. But what about people who don't have a close network of loved ones nearby?...
Dec 19, 2017 9:00 am
Save Time By Getting Your Probiotics Right in Your Morning Cereal
If you didn't already know this, probiotics are the "good" bacteria that help you maintain a healthy digestive system. Your doctor has probably mentioned probiotics before, and you may have seen...
Dec 15, 2017 6:10 pm
Study Finds Connection Between Stubbornness and Living Longer
Okay, we admit it: They were right all along! If you have relatives or close friends who are stubborn, you might want to take a page from their book — because according to a new study, that trait...
Dec 15, 2017 3:48 pm
Why Women Need to Stop Trying to Make Christmas Perfect
It's a time when we have a lot more than honey-glazed ham on our plates. With present hunting, decorating, and working to the fast-approaching deadline of Christmas day, the silly season can come...
Dec 12, 2017 2:30 pm
FDA Warns Silver Sprinkles on Christmas Cookies Aren't Edible
The holidays are a time for indulging, but there's a hidden danger lurking on your Christmas cookie. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public about consuming those little...
Dec 11, 2017 4:31 pm
Two Children Are Injured Each Day by Window Blinds, Study Finds
Window blinds may seem like a harmless household accessory as well as a necessity — if you want any type of privacy, that is. But a new study published in the American Academy of Pediatrics claims...
Dec 6, 2017 3:35 pm
Listening to Christmas Music on Loop Can Drive a Person Crazy, Expert Says
If the electric guitar strains at the beginning of "Jingle Bell Rock" spike your heart rate and cause your body to break out in a cold sweat, you're not insane. In fact, playing too much Christmas...
Dec 5, 2017 12:50 pm
Kroger Recalls Baby Water After Finding Mold in It, FDA Says
Parents and caregivers, listen up: Kroger is recalling some of its water for babies after it tested positive for mold, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports. The product in question is...
Nov 30, 2017 11:12 am
Hungry and on the Go? Melissa Joan Hart Says to Reach for Peanut Butter (Really)
As a busy mom of three, there's nothing Melissa Joan Hart understands more than the need for a quick and easy snack for the little ones that's nourishing and tasty. Her go-to? Peanut butter! The...
Nov 29, 2017 1:38 pm
Married People Are Less Likely to Develop Dementia, Study Finds
Marriage may be linked to a lower risk of dementia, according to a new review in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. In comparison, people who have never married or whose...