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Weird Eye Issues You Should Never Ignore

Weird Eye Issues You Should Never Ignore

Tell the truth: How often do you really pay attention to your eye health? Basically only when you realize you have to squint to see the TV—or your contacts start hurting like a mother-effer, right? But—and bear with me while I sound like your mom for a sec—your eye health is something that you should […]

What’s the Difference Between An STD and An STI?

What’s the Difference Between An STD and An STI?

Think back to when you first heard the term sexually transmitted disease (STD). Middle school, right? Probably in a classroom where giggles and darting eyes abounded, sandwiched between information on where babies come from and the lowdown on your period. But fast-forward a few years (to, like, now) and all of a sudden everyone is […]

Health Benefits of Cold Showers

Health Benefits of Cold Showers

Sure, it sounds miserable, but standing under chilly water in the morning could improve your physical health—and your outlook on the world. Cold showers have been the secret weapon for everyone from the ancient Spartans, who thought it made them tougher, to James Bond, who claimed they made him more alert. There are hosts of […]

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help You Lose Weight?

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help You Lose Weight?

– Some people believe that apple cider vinegar has tons of health benefits, from curing acne to helping you lose weight – The idea is that the acetic acid produced during the fermentation process can help control appetite and burn fat – While there’s some evidence to suggest this may be true, experts say it’s […]

One in Three Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Have Complications

One in Three Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Have Complications

  Women who opt for breast reconstruction after a mastectomy have a strikingly high rate of complications, according to a new report. One in three develop a postoperative complication over the next two years, and one in five requires more surgery. In 5 percent of cases, reconstruction fails. Those who used their own body tissue […]

Practical Tips to Achieve a Positive Mindset

Practical Tips to Achieve a Positive Mindset

The “power of positive thinking” is a popular concept, and sometimes it can feel a little cliché. But the physical and mental benefits of positive thinking have been demonstrated by multiple scientific studies. Positive thinking can give you more confidence, improve your mood, and even reduce the likelihood of developing conditions such as hypertension, depression […]

All About Sleep For Kids

All About Sleep For Kids

Sleep — or lack of it — is probably the most-discussed aspect of baby care. As new parents quickly discover, the quality and quantity of their baby’s sleep affects the well-being of everyone in the household. And sleep struggles rarely end when child moves from a crib to a bed. Instead of cries, it’s pleas or […]

Reasons Citrus Is Crucial For Your Child’s Health

Reasons Citrus Is Crucial For Your Child’s Health

Getting your kids to eat nutritious foods isn’t always easy. But oranges, mandarins, tangerines, and other sweet citrus fruits are usually an easy sell. These juicy treats can satisfy their sweet tooth without all the added sugar of candy, soda, and cookies. But more importantly than what citrus fruits don’t have is all the nutrients […]

Literally Everything You Need To Know About HPV

Literally Everything You Need To Know About HPV

If you’re well past the age of 12, you’re probably not spending too much time thinking about HPV—you got the vaccine or you didn’t, so you’re either safe or not, right? Not so fast—an HPV vaccine isn’t a “get out of jail free” card, just like an HPV diagnosis isn’t a death sentence for your […]

Do You Know What Anxiety Really Feels Like?

Do You Know What Anxiety Really Feels Like?

Anxiety isn’t rare. In fact, it affects “40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older,” according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). Generally, doctors and specialists define anxiety as being in a trance of worries and fears about an ambiguous future. This spell comes from a fixation on an […]