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Mar 15, 2017 4:56 pm
This Is What Happens When You Don't Brush Your Teeth
Brushing your teeth isn't the most enjoyable activity, but it's an important one for maintaining good health and hygiene! The American Dental Association recommends brushing twice per day, and most...
Mar 14, 2017 5:29 pm
What Are Acai Bowls? Get the Scoop on the Healthy, Delicious Breakfast
Everyone’s talking about acai bowls these days. And when you find out what they are, it’s hard to be surprised about their popularity on social media. Taking the foodie world by storm, acai bowls...
Mar 14, 2017 12:50 pm
Knee Replacement Surgery More Successful If You Take This Rx Drug
Knee replacement surgery is the 14th most common surgery in the U.S. today--and about 5 percent of American women over 50 have had at least one of their knees replaced. But knee (and hip) implants...
Mar 13, 2017 2:45 pm
12 Chia Pudding Recipes That Do the Seeds Justice
Admit it: As soon as you found out what chia pudding was, you couldn’t wait to get your hands on the best chia pudding recipes out there. Well, we don’t blame you—we did too! And the good news is,...
Mar 9, 2017 3:48 pm
What Is Chia Pudding? Say Hello to the Tasty, Healthy Trend
Chia pudding is one of the biggest foodie trends on social media. Considering how healthy, tasty and downright photogenic this genius concoction is, it’s not that surprising that it’s gaining...
Mar 8, 2017 5:10 pm
What Is Nice Cream? Get the Scoop on the Healthy Ice Cream Trend
“Nice cream.” Chances are, you might have heard a brief mention of this healthy dessert growing rapidly in popularity. But if you haven’t, you’ll definitely want to tune in. Low in calories, low in...
Mar 8, 2017 5:05 pm
Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease
If you live in the Northeast or upper Midwest, there's one startling disease you should be on the lookout for this spring and summer: Lyme disease. Residents in these areas could see a boom in tick...
Mar 7, 2017 11:55 am
The Sleeping Trick That Lowers Your Risk for Alzheimer's
Back and stomach sleepers, listen up. A new study has revealed that sleeping on your side reduces your chances of developing neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's. The reason: The position...
Mar 6, 2017 5:38 pm
Bye-Bye Stress Eating! These Healthy Foods Can Help You Relax
Stress eating: a dieter’s worst nightmare. First, you get stressed. Next, you eat to curb the stress. Then, you get stressed about all the eating you’re doing. And so the vicious cycle begins. But...
Mar 3, 2017 4:16 pm
Got Ticklish Feet? We Have Great News About Your Health
When someone touches your feet do you squirm like crazy and double over in discomfort? Having ticklish feet can be a nuisance, but most doctors will say it’s actually a good thing. Podiatrist Dr....
Mar 1, 2017 1:19 pm
Keeping This Item in Your Bed Will Make You Sleep Worse at Night
We are always on a quest for a good night's sleep. Especially moms, since a recent study showed that moms with kids in the house never get enough z's. That makes some of us willing to try anything...
Feb 21, 2017 10:10 am
David Cassidy Reveals Struggles After Life-Changing Diagnosis
Our thoughts and prayers are with David Cassidy after he revealed some upsetting health news. The 66-year-old told People that he is suffering from dementia, something that is all too familiar for...
Feb 15, 2017 3:24 pm
These Natural Remedies Are Harming You, Not Helping You
Most of us assume that what's billed as a natural remedy is, well, naturally good for you. After all, most homeopathic medicine comes from herbs and flowers that have been cultivated for their...
Feb 9, 2017 5:51 pm
1 in 3 Women Have This Embarrassing Problem. So Did Brooke Burke-Charvet
Like so many moms, Brooke Burke-Charvet, best known for her turn on Dancing With the Stars, was left with an embarrassing reminder after she delivered her four children--a leaky bladder. So now the...
Feb 8, 2017 11:18 pm
She Slipped In the Driveway and Fell. On the Way Get Help, a Life-Changing Decision Made Her Turn the Car Around
When I first found out that my husband needed a liver transplant, I was scared and overwhelmed. He and I had reconnected several years after high school, got married, and became a great team. We...
Feb 7, 2017 4:33 pm
This Is LeAnn Rimes' Biggest Insecurity
Country singer LeAnn Rimes has been in the spotlight since she covered Bill Mack's Blue in 1996 at just 13 years old. And her celebrity status meant she couldn't hide the one thing thing that's...
Jan 31, 2017 11:31 am
Former President Bush Is in Hospital for Breathing Problems
UPDATE (1/31) -- Amazing news for George H.W. Bush and his whole family. After battling pneumonia and breathing difficulties in the hospital for more than two weeks, the former president has...
Jan 17, 2017 4:01 pm
The Key to Preventing Wrinkles May Be Hiding in Your Hair
Ready for some amazing news? A new scientific breakthrough may mean the end of wrinkles, one of the most telltale signs of aging. In fact, the key to potentially preventing and reversing wrinkles...
Jan 17, 2017 9:05 am
This One Supplement Can Turbocharge Your Fat-Burning Cells and Melt Flab Away
Fish oil, rich in omega-3s, has a host of benefits. It can stave off dementia, protect you from heart disease, and lower blood fat. Now add fat-conversion to the list. A new study found that fish...
Jan 13, 2017 10:22 am
This Hot, Soothing Drink Makes Your Body Burn Fat More Quickly
When it comes to easy ways to lose weight, stocking up on weight loss drinks ranks right up there at the top right after sleeping. They’re cheap, they’re easy, they’re effective, and that’s why you...
Jan 3, 2017 11:22 am
Surprise! This Part of Your Life Is as Important in Melting Belly Fat as Diet and Exercise
If you're like most women, your top New Year's resolution this year (make that most years) is probably to lose weight--mainly by eating healthier foods and exercising more. Turns out there is...
Dec 19, 2016 3:19 pm
12 Protein Powder Recipes That Only Taste Too Good to Be True
Challenge everything you know about healthy desserts and "cheat foods" by checking out this collection of recipes given a boost with protein powder. MORE: 12 Desserts So Indulgent You Would Never...
Dec 6, 2016 11:44 am
9 Low-Carb Dinners to Kickstart Your Best Year Yet
Looking to lose weight fast without giving up your favorite foods? These low-carb dinners will help you get rid of bloat and drop some pounds. Here's the best part: You'll actually enjoy eating...
Nov 3, 2016 3:51 pm
Cobie Smulders Had Ovarian Cancer at 25--and Has an Urgent Message for All Women
In a bold move that's capturing plenty of attention, actress Cobie Smulders has opened up about her battle with ovarian cancer. Now, the How I Met Your Mother star has an important message that we...
Oct 13, 2016 12:37 pm
Calcium Supplements May Cause Serious Heart Problems, According to Major New Study
Many women take calcium pills to keep their bones strong and stave off osteoporosis. But doing so may bring about heart disease, according to new research published in the Journal of the American...
Sep 1, 2016 5:51 pm
I Was Alone with My 4 Young Kids When My Left Side Went Numb
Kristin Bedinghaus, 35, is a mom of two sets of twins who lives in St. Petersburg, FL. She shared her story exclusively with FirstforWomen.com If you want to know more about the causes and risk...
Sep 1, 2016 12:30 pm
12 Inspiring Slim Downs That Prove It Doesn't Matter How Long It Takes to Lose the Weight
Weight loss isn't like the story of the tortoise and the hare. Everyone's a winner when they start a journey toward better health, and these women who took a year or more to lose the weight prove...
Aug 18, 2016 4:42 pm
12 Recipes from Pinterest To Help Your College Kid Avoid the 'Freshman 15'
If you’ve ever seen the food they serve at your child’s college or university, then you know that the dreaded “Freshman 15” is a very real concern. And even if your child has their own kitchen,...
Aug 2, 2016 12:42 pm
High-Fat Foods That Boost Weight Loss
Think of your body as a car, and the food you put in it the gasoline. We would never say, “All gasoline is bad,” when we’re trying to get our car to run and, well, function. So why do we do it...
Jul 28, 2016 6:23 pm
12 Anti-Bloating Foods for a Flat Belly
The causes of bloating can be numerous, but frequent suffers can easily feel like there's no cure. Get rid of that stubborn belly bloat with this common foods that ease pressure and flatten your...