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Oct 18, 2018 9:30 am
Finding White, Flaky Spots on Your Skin? You Might Need More Vitamin B12
Although most of us get our necessary daily intake of vitamin B12 by eating our regular meals, the Mayo Clinic warns that we should all keep an eye out for signs of deficiency creeping up as we...
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 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 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...
Oct 1, 2018 9:30 am
Follow the ‘Yellow Rule’ to Nurture Your Spleen, The Forgotten Organ
From natural supplements for the heart to meal plans that jumpstart the thyroid, there are plenty of ways to show our individual organs a little extra love. And while keeping each and every part of...
Oct 1, 2018 7:35 am
5 Ways to Make Yourself More of a Morning Person
Whether you're frantically getting the kids ready for school or motivating yourself to get out of bed for work, mornings can be stressful, disorganized, and sometimes a downright pain. But getting...
Sep 30, 2018 1:30 pm
'My Uterus Nearly Fell Out': How One Woman Took Back Her Life After Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Yikes! What is that? Mary Pippen thought as she froze in her tracks. She was in the middle of a training session for a triathlon when her body suddenly felt…off. “It felt like something fell in my...
Sep 29, 2018 10:30 am
This 15-Day Intermittent Fasting Plan Burns Stubborn Belly Fat and Triples Your Energy
Call to mind your computer. As you search the web, scroll through Facebook, or put together a digital album of your travel photos, programs run in the background, eliminating viruses and updating...
Sep 28, 2018 4:38 pm
FDA Approves New Injections for Migraine Relief — And You Could Get Them for Free
Good news for those who suffer frequent or chronic migraines: The FDA has just approved a new prescription drug called Emgality, which is a self-administered injection, to help treat the...
Sep 28, 2018 2:30 pm
Probiotics Won't Shorten Your Cold, New Study Suggests — But Here Are 7 Things That Will
As we approach the season when everyone seems to be sick, knowing how to get over a cold faster will be particularly useful. If you've ever suffered from a wicked cold, you'll remember how much it...
Sep 28, 2018 9:30 am
Soaking in a Warm Ginger Bath Could Help Relieve Cold Symptoms — Here's How
When we think of using ginger to help us feel better, it’s usually in the form of an aromatic tea. The potent root has been relied on for thousands of years, but most of us have apparently only...
Sep 27, 2018 5:30 pm
Is Taking Too Many Naps Bad for Your Health?
Young children often fight off their daily naptime like it’s the worst punishment you could inflict on their tiny lives. Meanwhile, most adults would gladly take the opportunity for some midday...
Sep 26, 2018 5:57 pm
Sweet ’n’ Tangy Brussels Sprouts Are an Easy Weeknight Side Dish for Fall
Apple cider vinegar and toasted walnuts add a touch of decadence to this simple side dish, which is easy to make and even easier to eat! The ingredient list is a who's-who of superfood superstars,...
Sep 26, 2018 4:30 pm
Potassium Broth Is the Key to Blasting Belly Bloat and Boosting Metabolism
If you've ever heard of potassium broth, you've probably wondered about its health benefits. Although the detox solution on everyone’s lips in recent years has been green juice, it turns out that...
Sep 26, 2018 2:30 pm
21 Surprising Foods You Should Never Refrigerate
We all want our food to be tasty, but a lot of what determines how delicious our meals are happens before you even turn on your stove. Knowing how to properly store kitchen staples like onions,...