Then vs. Now: The History of "Ideal" Female Body Types
Then vs. Now: The History of "Ideal" Female Body Types

What is a  “perfect” female body? If you asked a person from every country this question, you’d get a lot of different answers. Some may base their idea off of female role models, and some may base it off of what they find...

Top 6 Benefits of Cryotherapy
Top 6 Benefits of Cryotherapy

Originally posted on: https://cryosauna.reviews/cryotherapy/2019/02/15/benefits-of-cryotherapy/ Cryotherapy helps with many things such as muscle recovery, skin rejuvenation, reducing inflammation, decreasing chronic pain,...

How Physical Therapy Billing Software WILL Maximize Your Profits
How Physical Therapy Billing Software WILL Maximize Your Profits

Originally posted on: https://medicalbillingservicereview.com/physical-therapy-billing-software/ Physical therapy billing is like learning a whole new language – everything is in code! The right software can help you...

5 Must-Know Tips for Safe Travel with Your Pet
5 Must-Know Tips for Safe Travel with Your Pet

The family trip to the beach just wouldn’t be the same without your fluffiest family member. While the car ride for you might be full of relaxation and anticipation, your pet might find it stressful—or even terrifying—if...

March 20th, 12:31 PM EDT
Symptoms of Metastatic Melanoma You Shouldn’t Ignore
Symptoms of Metastatic Melanoma You Shouldn’t Ignore

You probably know that skin cancer usually appears as a mole-like growth on the skin. This is true for melanoma as well, which is the rarest yet most dangerous form of skin cancer.

March 20th, 12:01 PM EDT
Got a Kink in Your Neck? 5 Signs You Need a New Mattress
Got a Kink in Your Neck? 5 Signs You Need a New Mattress

Did you know that 21% of people report experiencing chronic pain? If you’re part of that statistic, there is a very good chance that this constant discomfort affects your sleep. You may be thinking that sleep...

March 19th, 11:07 AM EDT
5 Nutrition Mistakes That Can Lead to Hair Loss
5 Nutrition Mistakes That Can Lead to Hair Loss

So often, healthy eating is associated with weight management or disease prevention. However, the food you eat can affect so many aspects of your life, from your fingernails to your sexual health to your hair. Your diet...

March 19th, 9:31 AM EDT
Why Are Digestive Problems More Common in Women?
Why Are Digestive Problems More Common in Women?

Okay ladies, we need to talk. Have you noticed how your male friends almost never complain about being bloated? What’s that about? You might even know a man who asked, “What’s that mean?” when you bemoaned your bloating...

March 19th, 9:31 AM EDT
Rising Suicide: A State by State Look
Rising Suicide: A State by State Look

Over the past 20 years, suicide mortality has increased across the nation. However, in some states, rates are rising faster than others.

March 18th, 3:47 PM EDT
6 Unconventional Ways to Eat More Beans
6 Unconventional Ways to Eat More Beans

A few years ago, the 68th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses—better known as beans, lentils, chickpeas, and split peas. Pulses are some of the most nutritious and...

March 18th, 10:01 AM EDT
What the Color of Your Fingernails Can Reveal About Your Health
What the Color of Your Fingernails Can Reveal About Your Health

Chipping, peeling, and smoothness are probably the first things you think of when it comes to fingernail health. However, your nails don’t just tell you how well your nails are doing: They might be able to tell you...

March 15th, 2:31 PM EDT
4 Tips to Build a Healthier Sandwich for Easy Lunches
4 Tips to Build a Healthier Sandwich for Easy Lunches

Sandwiches come in many forms. You can find sandwiches that are fried (like a monte cristo), sandwiches that are basically dessert (like a fluffernutter), and sandwiches that stretch the limits of what actually counts as a...

March 15th, 1:31 PM EDT
Picking the Right Words: What Not to Say to Someone with an Eating Disorder
Picking the Right Words: What Not to Say to Someone with an Eating Disorder

Originally posted on https://www.wrcbtv.com/story/40071554/picking-the-right-words-what-not-to-say-to-someone-with-an-eating-disorder   Knowing what not to say to someone with an eating disorder is important...

March 14th, 4:34 PM EDT
Which Muscles Does a 3 Wheel Bike Work?
Which Muscles Does a 3 Wheel Bike Work?

Originally posted on https://adulttricyclespro.com/which-muscles-does-a-3-wheel-bike-work/You can be more comfortable while getting a great workout in. We’re diving into the 3 wheel bike the muscles it works and why...

March 14th, 4:34 PM EDT
Why People With Autism Should Have A Medical Alert Bracelet
Why People With Autism Should Have A Medical Alert Bracelet

Originally posted on https://www.n-styleid.com/blog/autism/people-autism-medical-alert-bracelet   Difficulty communicating is one of the most common side effects of autism, with some people remaining mute throughout...

March 14th, 4:34 PM EDT
A Quick Overview of 5 Eating Disorder Facts and Myths
A Quick Overview of 5 Eating Disorder Facts and Myths

Eating disorders affect around 30 million people in the US. These conditions are about more than just food. In fact, they are completely overwhelming and can have a huge impact on careers and relationships as well as...

March 14th, 4:34 PM EDT
What Is Binge Eating Disorder? How to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms
What Is Binge Eating Disorder? How to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms

Over 2.8 million people have been diagnosed with binge eating disorder. This means it affects three times the number of people diagnosed with anorexia and bulimia, making it the most common eating disorder in America. But...

March 14th, 4:34 PM EDT
Ask a Trainer: Are Squats and Lunges Bad for Your Knees?
Ask a Trainer: Are Squats and Lunges Bad for Your Knees?

You may already know how great squats and lunges are for strengthening your lower body (and let’s face it, giving your behind a little lift). But word on the street is all that body-lowering action isn’t doing your knees...

March 14th, 4:01 PM EDT
Rosacea, Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes
Rosacea, Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes

Being an active blusher may not seem like a big deal, but there’s more to rosacea than just crimson cheeks. In fact, this skin disorder can affect an individual’s health, self-esteem, and overall quality of life.

March 14th, 4:01 PM EDT
Acne, Explained in Less Than Two Minutes
Acne, Explained in Less Than Two Minutes

When acne occurs in teens and “tweens,” most people brush it off as puberty and don’t ask many more questions. But when it happens in adults, many people will strain their brains to figure out why these pimples are popping...

March 13th, 1:31 PM EDT
The Risk of Recurrent Melanoma After Treatment: What Patients Need to Know
The Risk of Recurrent Melanoma After Treatment: What Patients Need to Know

“Melanoma is not a typical cancer in any way, shape, or form,” says Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD, medical oncologist and melanoma researcher at Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health. “Depending on how thick it is, and...

March 13th, 8:01 AM EDT
A Quick Overview of 5 Eating Disorder Facts and Myths
A Quick Overview of 5 Eating Disorder Facts and Myths

Eating disorders affect around 30 million people in the US. These conditions are about more than just food. In fact, they are completely overwhelming and can have a huge impact on careers and relationships as well as...

March 12th, 12:31 PM EDT
Why People With Autism Should Have A Medical Alert Bracelet
Why People With Autism Should Have A Medical Alert Bracelet

Originally posted on https://www.n-styleid.com/blog/autism/people-autism-medical-alert-bracelet   Difficulty communicating is one of the most common side effects of autism, with some people remaining mute throughout...

March 12th, 11:01 AM EDT
Which Muscles Does a 3 Wheel Bike Work?
Which Muscles Does a 3 Wheel Bike Work?

Originally posted on https://adulttricyclespro.com/which-muscles-does-a-3-wheel-bike-work/You can be more comfortable while getting a great workout in. We’re diving into the 3 wheel bike the muscles it works and why...

March 12th, 9:46 AM EDT
This Is Why Your Diet Needs to Include Fiber
This Is Why Your Diet Needs to Include Fiber

We get it: Fiber isn’t always the sexiest of topics. After all, fiber might make you think of the chalky orange drink you watched your dad choke down, or the bland, gritty muffins your mom used to put in your lunch box.

March 12th, 9:01 AM EDT
4 Simple Self-Care Tips to Ease Fibromyalgia Pain
4 Simple Self-Care Tips to Ease Fibromyalgia Pain

Fibromyalgia, which causes widespread pain all over the body with no clear cause, requires a combination of treatments. Because it doesn’t have a clear and simple cause (for example, there is no inflammation involved),...

March 12th, 8:31 AM EDT
4 Different Types of Yoga (+ How to Pick the One for You)
4 Different Types of Yoga (+ How to Pick the One for You)

Even the most devout exercisers have probably given up on a type of fitness class because their first experience wasn’t positive. Maybe that barre class was just way too intense for you, or spin class hurt your knees, or...

March 11th, 9:01 AM EDT
5 Warning Signs of Diabetes in Dogs and Cats
5 Warning Signs of Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

It comes as a surprise to a lot of people that cats and dogs can get diabetes. Just like humans, dogs and cats (and all mammals) produce insulin in the body to manage glucose in the bloodstream, so these species can all...

March 11th, 8:31 AM EDT
Coronary Artery Disease, Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes
Coronary Artery Disease, Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes

Your heart is an amazing muscle. It works hard to feed and nourish all the organs in your body. As incredible as the heart is, though, it couldn’t do its job properly without the army of arteries and blood that supports...

March 8th, 6:01 PM EST
Atrial Fibrillation, Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes
Atrial Fibrillation, Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes

That thump, thump, thump in your chest? Yea, that’s your heart beating. A normal heart has a steady beat that stays on pace like a metronome.

March 8th, 5:01 PM EST
Then vs. Now: The Evolution of Period Products
Then vs. Now: The Evolution of Period Products

The modern tampon debuted with much fanfare (and skepticism) in the 1930s, and it has since changed the game for menstrual cycles. Given how tampons are now a staple of period products, it’s hard to imagine what came...

March 8th, 1:01 PM EST
Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma: Understanding Your Treatment Options
Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma: Understanding Your Treatment Options

When you think of treatment for skin cancer, you reasonably imagine a patient just undergoing surgical excision—cutting out the tumor from the skin. This is the first treatment people with skin cancer will undergo, and for...

March 7th, 5:30 PM EST
Lowering the Risk of Melanoma Recurrence: Is It Possible?
Lowering the Risk of Melanoma Recurrence: Is It Possible?

Most types of skin cancer are unlikely to spread (or metastasize) to other parts of the body, and tumors can be removed by a surgical excision relatively easily. However, melanoma is another story. Melanoma is considered...

March 7th, 10:01 AM EST
How Is Osteoporosis Diagnosed? A Doctor Explains
How Is Osteoporosis Diagnosed? A Doctor Explains

You might associate certain symptoms with osteoporosis, like frailness or a stooped posture, but the truth is, those characteristics don’t develop until osteoporosis has reached an advanced stage. In the earlier stages of...

March 6th, 1:01 PM EST
Diagnosing Metastatic Melanoma: What Doctors Look For
Diagnosing Metastatic Melanoma: What Doctors Look For

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, but catching it early can significantly improve treatment outcomes, survival rate, and risk of recurrence. In fact, if the melanoma has not spread beyond the skin, “up to...

March 6th, 11:01 AM EST
How Immunotherapy Is Improving Treatment for Melanoma
How Immunotherapy Is Improving Treatment for Melanoma

One reason cancer has historically been so difficult to treat is that cancer cells can basically hide from the body’s immune system. Normally, your immune system helps recognize foreign threats within the body, such as...

March 6th, 10:01 AM EST
The 5 Most Common Types of Psoriasis
The 5 Most Common Types of Psoriasis

When it comes to psoriasis—don’t judge the skin by its cover. Psoriasis may look like a cosmetic problem, but it’s much, much more than that. (Learn about other common psoriasis myths here.)

March 5th, 1:01 PM EST
Picking the Right Words: What Not to Say to Someone with an Eating Disorder
Picking the Right Words: What Not to Say to Someone with an Eating Disorder

Knowing what not to say to someone with an eating disorder is important regardless of what that eating disorder is. And the specific eating disorder is an important consideration for reasons we’re about to explain. ...

March 5th, 10:50 AM EST
3 Things to Make Your First Mammogram Less Intimidating
3 Things to Make Your First Mammogram Less Intimidating

Starting at age 45, women with an average risk of breast cancer are recommended to start something they’ve never done before: mammograms. This breast test can help detect breast cancer early—before lumps or breast cancer...

March 5th, 10:01 AM EST
How Eric Adams Is Advocating for Plant-Based Diets in Brooklyn
How Eric Adams Is Advocating for Plant-Based Diets in Brooklyn

It’s not unheard of for a politician to promote healthier lifestyles for their constituents, but perhaps no city leader does this with quite as much passion and urgency as Eric Adams, the Borough President of Brooklyn, NY....

February 21st, 12:23 PM EST
Why Exercise Is Essential for Treating and Preventing Osteoporosis
Why Exercise Is Essential for Treating and Preventing Osteoporosis

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis, adding exercise to your treatment regimen may seem a little daunting—and counterintuitive. You may be thinking: If my bones are fragile, shouldn’t I be *avoiding* physical activity?

January 22nd, 3:53 PM EST
What's Palliative Care? Key Facts Patients and Caregivers Should Know
What's Palliative Care? Key Facts Patients and Caregivers Should Know

Getting diagnosed with a serious illness affects more than a person’s physical health. It can touch multiple areas of their life, including their emotional well-being, finances, and social and spiritual life. A patient’s...

November 27th, 12:59 PM EST
3 solid reasons to rethink your juice cleanse
3 solid reasons to rethink your juice cleanse

Juice cleanses are sooo 2012. Back then, having a juice in hand was as hot as carrying a dog in a handbag or stuffing your fridge with the latest en vogue superfood. (Back then, it was probably kale or quinoa.) But trying...

October 3rd, 12:55 PM EDT
Why exercise Is the secret weapon to lower cholesterol
Why exercise Is the secret weapon to lower cholesterol

The fact that exercise has many health benefits beyond weight loss may not surprise you. But its impact on lowering high cholesterol just might.

October 3rd, 12:55 PM EDT
The 10 foods nutritionists won’t even touch
The 10 foods nutritionists won’t even touch

Moderation and balance are two key words nutritionists love to use, and they’ll be the first to admit they dive into a cupcake from time to time. That said, here are 10 foods nutritionists don’t think are worth including...

October 3rd, 12:55 PM EDT
Colon cancer symptoms you can’t afford to ignore
Colon cancer symptoms you can’t afford to ignore

The most common symptom of colon cancer? “Nothing,” says Anthony Starpoli, MD, a gastroenterologist in New York City.

October 3rd, 12:55 PM EDT
The critical signs your kid's flu is serious
The critical signs your kid's flu is serious

If you’re a parent, it’s natural to feel a little panicky around flu season—especially because this year’s main strain, H3N2, is particularly vicious.

October 3rd, 12:54 PM EDT
This simple tool could put an end to mindless eating
This simple tool could put an end to mindless eating

If your “Hello, my name is” nametag should say “Mindless Muncher,” join the club. Most people can’t help but overindulge from time to time—whether it’s Thanksgiving, a birthday party, or a Friday night in with some...

October 3rd, 12:54 PM EDT
How to prevent a heart attack, according to heart disease patients
How to prevent a heart attack, according to heart disease patients

A heart attack or heart disease diagnosis might prompt you to reassess your lifestyle, but what if you could avoid a heart attack altogether and take the steps to prevent it?

October 3rd, 12:54 PM EDT
How to prevent hypoglycemia when you exercise with diabetes
How to prevent hypoglycemia when you exercise with diabetes

You already know that exercise is one of the most powerful tools for managing diabetes and its complications. In a 2015 study, regular exercise was associated with lower A1C levels, lower body weight, and improved...

October 3rd, 12:33 PM EDT
7 rookie cooking mistakes that could give you food poisoning
7 rookie cooking mistakes that could give you food poisoning

It’s pretty much a given that you’re going to undercook, overcook, under-season, and over-salt your foods at least once while you’re first learning how to cook. Potatoes that are still too hard to mash? Scrambled eggs that...

October 3rd, 12:32 PM EDT
4 sneaky health problems from a high-salt diet
4 sneaky health problems from a high-salt diet

Isn’t it ironic? While food companies add sodium to their canned and boxed goods to preserve them and keep them from spoiling, all that excess sodium in your body can have the opposite effect; more and more research...

October 3rd, 12:32 PM EDT
Why cardiologists care about your sleep habits
Why cardiologists care about your sleep habits

When you think of heart-healthy lifestyle choices, eating a nutrient-rich diet, moving more, and quitting smoking may come to mind. But there’s one crucial factor that you—and more than one-third of Americans—may be...

October 3rd, 12:32 PM EDT
4 little ways your pet is making you a lot healthier
4 little ways your pet is making you a lot healthier

You probably didn’t have your blood pressure or your jean size in mind when you adopted Snickers from the animal shelter, but it turns out your furry companion can do more than make your annual holiday greeting card a...

October 3rd, 12:32 PM EDT
Is coffee good or bad for your heart? What the science says
Is coffee good or bad for your heart? What the science says

A few sips into your morning Starbucks order, you can already feel the buzzing effects. You might feel more alert, energetic, and euphoric, and some people even report feeling their heart pitter-pattering faster than...

October 3rd, 12:32 PM EDT
Why cardiologists care about your tooth brushing routine
Why cardiologists care about your tooth brushing routine

You know that brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist regularly are the major rules of good oral hygiene (and keeping those pearlies white). But if your oral care habits leave, say, a little something to be desired,...

October 3rd, 12:32 PM EDT
Drinking too much coffee: 4 signs you’re overdoing it
Drinking too much coffee: 4 signs you’re overdoing it

It’s safe to say that America has a tad bit of a coffee obsession. According to the National Coffee Association, 62 percent of Americans in 2017 drank coffee on a daily basis. Luckily for us, our java habit has some health...

October 3rd, 12:32 PM EDT
3 dangerous myths about heart disease in women
3 dangerous myths about heart disease in women

When we think of heart disease, it’s easy to conjure up a middle-aged man clutching his chest, but the harsh reality is that this heart disease is equally devastating for women. One in four American women die from heart...

October 3rd, 12:31 PM EDT
These 13 human foods are toxic for your dog
These 13 human foods are toxic for your dog

Letting Buddy lick off the last bits of gravy from your dinner plate might feel generous and loving, but not everything on your plate is kosher for your dog. Some of your favorite (and healthiest) foods can actually be...

October 3rd, 12:31 PM EDT
4 innocent reasons you always catch colds
4 innocent reasons you always catch colds

Sniffling, coughing, and sneezing ... again?! If you’re notorious for being the office sicko, it may not just be bad luck. Seemingly innocent daily habits can put a damper on your immune system or expose you to more germs...

October 3rd, 12:31 PM EDT
Get your kids to eat less dessert: 5 proven tricks
Get your kids to eat less dessert: 5 proven tricks

Raise your hand if your kids eat cake three times a weekend at various birthday parties, cap off dinner every night with a sweet treat, or rarely finish playing a soccer or baseball games without digging into a baggie of...

October 3rd, 12:31 PM EDT
Why you should try moringa, a new superfood
Why you should try moringa, a new superfood

OK, we admit it. It seems like every time you scroll through Instagram, there’s a new superfood everyone else seems to be obsessed with. Kale, swiss chard, chia seeds, goji berries, cacao nibs—the list goes on and on. (And...

October 3rd, 12:31 PM EDT
A silent heart disease symptom you should never ignore
A silent heart disease symptom you should never ignore

If you were asked to paint a picture of the classic heart disease symptom, you’d probably show a person in distress, clenching their chest. And you’d be right. Tightness or pressure in the chest is the most common...

October 3rd, 12:31 PM EDT
Truth time: do you really need 8 glasses of water a day?
Truth time: do you really need 8 glasses of water a day?

You’ve set a goal to drink more water (and less wine) this year. You even splurged on that fancy stainless steel water bottle everyone keeps talking about. The next step? Deciding how many times a day you actually need to...

October 3rd, 12:31 PM EDT
All the reasons eating more slowly is so good for you
All the reasons eating more slowly is so good for you

If your lunch disappears within five minutes (whether you’re trying to hustle back to your work or you simply can’t resist bite after bite of that burrito bowl), you may want to stick a fork in your speed-eating habits.

October 3rd, 12:30 PM EDT
Simple carbs vs. complex carbs: what’s the difference?
Simple carbs vs. complex carbs: what’s the difference?

There’s no question that America has a carb obsession. Carbs make up our morning bagels (white flour), fries at lunch (starch), and sweet afternoon lattes (sugar). On average, Americans consume 239 (for women) and 335 (for...

October 3rd, 12:30 PM EDT
This 5-step approach can break any bad habit
This 5-step approach can break any bad habit

If only there were a quick one-size-fits-all bad-habit squashing fix, we’d all probably be fitter, richer, and healthier. Unfortunately, there isn’t one magic formula that works for everyone—that’s because we’re all...

October 3rd, 12:30 PM EDT
These 3 diet myths need to disappear from your brain
These 3 diet myths need to disappear from your brain

First, let’s just state the obvious: Losing weight (and keeping it off) is hard. And all the misinformation online, or in your mom friends text chain, about what to eat, what not to eat, and what time to eat it, makes it...

October 3rd, 12:30 PM EDT
6 signs your favorite snack bars are actually healthy
6 signs your favorite snack bars are actually healthy

Snack bars often appear to be nutritious ways to fuel up in the morning as you fly out the door or on the way to your Wednesday Zumba class, but some of that is just clever marketing. Slap the words “granola” and “whole...

October 3rd, 12:30 PM EDT
3 metabolism myths ruining your weight loss goals
3 metabolism myths ruining your weight loss goals

Unfortunately, there are more myths about igniting your metabolism than tactics that actually work. And often, believing these misconceptions backfires and puts a damper on your slim-down success. Let’s put an end to the...

October 3rd, 12:30 PM EDT
Does celery really have “negative” calories? A nutritionist weighs in
Does celery really have “negative” calories? A nutritionist weighs in

It’s a simple formula: take a low-calorie food, do some chewing, and you wind up burning more calories than you take in. Easy peasy, right?

October 3rd, 12:30 PM EDT
Understanding the 4 main types of anxiety disorders
Understanding the 4 main types of anxiety disorders

Overcome by worry? Feeling anxious on occasion is a normal part of life, like before taking a test or making an important decision. “It allows us to respond appropriately to danger and fear,” says Khadijah Watkins, MD, a...

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
Knowing these 6 numbers can help control your diabetes
Knowing these 6 numbers can help control your diabetes

You work hard to manage your diabetes—you eat well, stay active, and you take your medication. But if you’re not staying up to date on certain key health metrics (from your A1C to your cholesterol levels to your BMI),...

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
4 very real ways your body suffers when you skimp on sleep
4 very real ways your body suffers when you skimp on sleep

Whether the culprit is a looming deadline at work, racing thoughts about that surprise party you’re planning for your partner, or staying up late for a Netflix binge, we all have sleepless nights from time to time. When it...

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
4 reasons your hot sauce obsession is actually healthy
4 reasons your hot sauce obsession is actually healthy

Your friends and family say you’re obsessed. A masochist. You douse everything you eat in hot, fiery, pain-inducing sauce—and you can’t get enough. Good news, fire-breather: Your hankering for heat is actually healthy....

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
Survive a diet setback: these 4 habits will get you back on track
Survive a diet setback: these 4 habits will get you back on track

It’s Monday morning and you just woke up from a dream filled with ice cream pints, everflowing wine, and handfuls of French fries… except it wasn’t a dream. It was a flashback from your weekend, which is now your...

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
These 7 eating habits are bad for diabetes
These 7 eating habits are bad for diabetes

Your daily diet is a critical part of your type 2 diabetes treatment plan. Loading up on healthy foods for diabetes (whole grains, fiber-filled veggies, lean protein, and limited processed foods and sweets) can help...

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
Season your food without salt: 4 tricks to add flavor
Season your food without salt: 4 tricks to add flavor

Americans have quite a taste for salt-laden flavors—and it’s not doing our health any favors. Eating too much salt causes the body to retain water, which can raise blood pressure—a major risk factor for heart disease and...

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
This myth about MS needs to be debunked
This myth about MS needs to be debunked

It used to be the case that there were no good treatments for multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system (the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve, causing symptoms like blurry vision,...

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
5 daily skin-care habits that make your acne worse
5 daily skin-care habits that make your acne worse

Struggling with acne can make you step up your skin care regimen, but not all skin care is necessarily good care. In fact, your valiant efforts may backfire. These skin care habits may actually make acne worse.

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
10 highly annoying gym pet peeves that make everyone hate you
10 highly annoying gym pet peeves that make everyone hate you

Let’s get super honest here: The gym probably isn’t your favorite place in the world to start with, so the last thing you need is a loud and never-ending phone conversation taking place on the treadmill next to you....

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
Understanding personality disorders: 6 types to know about
Understanding personality disorders: 6 types to know about

Everyone has unique personality traits; some of those traits help them along while others can get them in occasional hot water. For those with a personality disorder, however, a personality trait is so severe that it...

October 3rd, 12:29 PM EDT
The best time of day to work out
The best time of day to work out

When it comes to exercise, does it matter when you do it? As it turns out, there are pros and cons to getting your physical activity on at different times of day. Here’s how working out in morning, afternoon, and evening...

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
8 lesser-known headache triggers you should avoid
8 lesser-known headache triggers you should avoid

Anyone who’s had to leave work early or ditch plans with friends because of a headache knows how debilitating they can be—even seemingly “minor” non-migraine kinds. Of course you can take an OTC painkiller to help make the...

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
These 5 menu secrets can help you lose weight
These 5 menu secrets can help you lose weight

Is it possible to eat your favorite restaurants and still lose weight? You betcha. With these stealthy secrets, you can navigate any menu like a weight loss pro—and still enjoy every bite.

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
5 reasons avocados are ridiculously healthy
5 reasons avocados are ridiculously healthy

Avocados are so hot right now—and for very good reason. Not only are they creamy, delicious, and versatile; they’re also insanely nutritious. If you’re not already mad about avo, here’s why you should be.

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
Is your toothbrush routine making you sick?
Is your toothbrush routine making you sick?

Your toothbrush is essential for preventing cavities, gum disease, and plaque buildup. However, the same tool that gets all the nasties from your mouth may also introduce new bacteria, if you’re not careful.

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
4 things that happen to your body when you do yoga
4 things that happen to your body when you do yoga

If there was one activity that could give your mind, body, and soul a boost (plus lean muscles to boot!), would you try it? Well, there is.

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
These 5 innocent habits could be giving you insomnia
These 5 innocent habits could be giving you insomnia

If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re not alone. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a whopping one in three American adults aren’t getting enough shut-eye.

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
Maintaining weight loss: 6 habits “losers” have in common
Maintaining weight loss: 6 habits “losers” have in common

If losing weight is one of the most challenging things a person can do, then keeping the weight off deserves even more accolades. A study of 500 people who lost at least 10 percent of their maximum weight found that only...

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
The best sleep position to stop snoring
The best sleep position to stop snoring

Constantly being poked and prodded by your partner all night for snoring? Their sleep quality may not be the only one in jeopardy. Snoring may indicate poor breathing, which can cause you to wake up multiple times...

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
5 non-food ways to curb your cravings
5 non-food ways to curb your cravings

When you’re trying to medicate a bad day, a slice of oozy chocolate cake or bag of salty chips may seem like the only cure. Then, after you’ve overindulged, you’re left with a cloud of guilt hovering over you and a tinge...

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
Why wearing socks to bed might actually help you sleep
Why wearing socks to bed might actually help you sleep

As a baby, your parents always swaddled your little feet into a snug blanket before rocking you to sleep. As a toddler, you cozied into fleece footy pajamas at night. But somewhere in your teens or young adulthood, you...

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
7 healthy fats you can feel good about eating
7 healthy fats you can feel good about eating

If you lived through the low-fat craze of the 1980s and ‘90s, you were probably at least a little perplexed the first time you heard the phrase, “Yeah, but avocados are the good kind of fat.”

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
5 alternative ways to meditate (if you can't just "sit there")
5 alternative ways to meditate (if you can't just "sit there")

Stress is your body’s natural response to perceived danger, including those insane work deadlines or public speaking (ugh). Stress may seem par for the course these days, but its ability to raise your heart rate and blood...

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
6 rules to make your daily coffee healthier
6 rules to make your daily coffee healthier

For about five calories a cup, black coffee is a great option if you’re gulping down four cups a day. But let’s be real: How many people really prefer their coffee black?

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
The silent symptoms of hepatitis C
The silent symptoms of hepatitis C

In 70 to 80 percent of acute cases of hepatitis C—an inflammation of the liver—patients don’t experience obvious symptoms and can only learn their status through a blood test.

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
Here’s exactly how to support a loved one with breast cancer
Here’s exactly how to support a loved one with breast cancer

Treatment for breast cancer will never be “easy,” but having the right support system can completely change the experience. So what is the “right” support? What should you say to someone going through this? What can you do...

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
“No judgment”: how a weight loss support system can change everything
“No judgment”: how a weight loss support system can change everything

When it comes to making major lifestyle changes (like ones that can help you lose 100 pounds) surrounding yourself with the right group of people isn’t just an option; it’s a must.

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
How 2 minutes of meditation a day can totally change your life
How 2 minutes of meditation a day can totally change your life

Meditation might seem just for easygoing, zen types, but if you hustle through life as hard as wellness chef Charles Chen, you are actually a prime candidate for meditating.

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
“15 and prediabetic”: the wakeup call that changed my life
“15 and prediabetic”: the wakeup call that changed my life

Ask anyone who has made a drastic change for their health—like quitting smoking or losing a significant amount of weight—and they’ll likely tell you it came after a wake-up call of some kind or another. There’s nothing...

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
The 20-20-20 rule that might save your eyesight
The 20-20-20 rule that might save your eyesight

It might seem like no biggie to park yourself at your desk and plow through four hours of spreadsheet analysis without a break, but optometrists seriously want you to reconsider.

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
6 time management hacks for adults with ADHD
6 time management hacks for adults with ADHD

The little decisions you have to make each day really add up. But those choices that may be so simple to some—like what to wear or what to pack for lunch—can cause a major headache for adults with ADHD.

October 3rd, 12:25 PM EDT
Take a walking meeting and sneak more steps into your work day
Take a walking meeting and sneak more steps into your work day

By your third hour stuck in front of a computer monitor, your office job can really start taking a toll on your body. Sitting all day isn’t just bad for your posture or pain, but can also raise your risk of obesity and...

October 3rd, 12:25 PM EDT
How to change your desk setup for better posture
How to change your desk setup for better posture

A stiff neck, tight shoulders, and a throb in your lower back might feel inevitable after a long day parked in front of your computer, but these pains are actually a sign that your desk setup may be causing you pain.

October 3rd, 12:25 PM EDT
What is eczema? A dermatologist explains
What is eczema? A dermatologist explains

Most people associate eczema with rashes that itch, but dermatologists flip that on its head: They describe eczema as an “itch that rashes.” In other words, the itchiness of eczema itself can bring on a rash, especially if...

October 3rd, 12:15 PM EDT
6 dangerous first aid myths to stop believing
6 dangerous first aid myths to stop believing

Listen up: It’s time to dispel some stubborn first aid myths that could be sabotaging your health. Falling for any of these old wives’ tales can delay healing (at best) or even exacerbate the injury (at worst).

October 3rd, 12:15 PM EDT
Eating out with diabetes: 7 tips for Japanese restaurants
Eating out with diabetes: 7 tips for Japanese restaurants

Got a love-hate relationship with carbs? We get it: They comprise some of our favorite foods, but they’re not always diet-friendly—especially if you have diabetes.

October 3rd, 12:15 PM EDT
How to treat a sprained ankle at home for fast recovery
How to treat a sprained ankle at home for fast recovery

Just because your sprained ankle isn’t severe enough to warrant a trip to the doctor or ER doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take it seriously. Sprains happen when you tear the fibers of the ligament, making a painful and...

October 3rd, 12:14 PM EDT
5 of the best food sources of omega-3 fatty acids
5 of the best food sources of omega-3 fatty acids

Judging by the popularity of avocado toast on Instagram and the proliferation of fancy extra virgin olive oil options at the grocery store, it appears we’ve have finally ditched our fears of “good fats.” (Thank GOD.) After...

October 3rd, 12:14 PM EDT
7 treadmill hacks to keep your workout interesting
7 treadmill hacks to keep your workout interesting

The treadmill may be your go-to machine at the gym, but let’s be honest: It’s not always the most exciting. Cueing up your favorite cardio music or tuning into a must-listen podcast can certainly help, but there are other...

October 3rd, 12:14 PM EDT
8 common risk factors of heart failure to be aware of
8 common risk factors of heart failure to be aware of

Close to 6 million U.S. adults are living with congestive heart failure. This condition happens when the heart muscle becomes weakened and can no longer pump adequate amounts of oxygen-rich blood throughout the body....

October 3rd, 12:13 PM EDT

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