Health & Wellness
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- Woman are drinking a mix that includes Jell-O to temporarily stop their periods. Here's how the hack works and if there's any research to back it up.
Here's Why You Should Be Using Vegan Condoms, and Which Ones We RecommendMade of latex, polyurethane, or polyisoprene, vegan condoms ditch the casein typical in standard condom production, and we think that's a turn-on.
Black Women are Joining Lawsuits En Masse as Research Reveals Hair Relaxer Causes CancerAfter multiple damning research studies indicated that hair relaxers, used mostly by Black women, may cause uterine cancer, nearly 8,000 lawsuits ensued.
Changing Skin and Acne Flare-Ups? Here Are the 5 Best Tween-Focused Skincare LinesYoungins don't need overpriced anti-aging serums! Here are the best tween- and teen-focused skincare lines: JB Skrub, Bubble, Btwn, TBH Kids, and Balance Me.
What Is So Special About Celtic Sea Salt?Consider optimizing your health with Celtic salt. Here are the benefits you may experience if you add Celtic salt to your daily diet.
The Gardasil Lawsuits Claim Serious Injury From HPV Vaccine: Here’s What You Should KnowDespite being safely monitored by the CDC, some claim negative health conditions associated with the HPV vaccine Gardasil in lawsuits.
What Is a tDCS Brain Stimulation Device? LIFTiD's Gadget Joined the "Craziest Pitches Ever on 'Shark Tank'"LIFTiD presented its tDCS neurostimulation device on the reality show 'Shark Tank' seeking funding. Here's how the pitch went and if the tech works.
What You Need to Know About Your Favorite Sparkling Water: Is Topo Chico Bad for You?Topo Chico is a longstanding favorite for sparkling water lovers. However, a study revealed the bottle contained dangerous forever chemicals.
Are Liquid Death Beverages Bad For You? The Devil Is in the Nutrition FactsWith a slogan like "murder your thirst," Liquid Death can be intimidating. But behind the bizarre branding are a few health-focused beverages.
Having a Dog Can Reduce Your Chance of Developing Dementia, Study FindsExercise and a healthy social life maintain our well-being as we age. One study shows being a dog parent seems to amplify those protective measures.
What Is the 23.2 Workout? A Non-CrossFitter’s Guide to the CrossFit Open WorkoutsDone by CrossFitters all around the globe, the 23.2 workout was created to test strength and stamina during the 2023 CrossFit Open.
10 Health Benefits of Sauna Bathing That'll Inspire You to Get SweatyThe Finns have known about the health benefits of sauna bathing for millennia. Let's find out what research has to say about regular sauna use.
Is Cheap Synthetic Fashion Killing Us? The Truth About Polyester FabricDo you like eating microplastics? We bet you don't! Well, your adored polyester hoodie is likely contributing to the global plastic pollution crisis.
Unilever Sells 1,700 Single-Use Product Pouches Every Second, Ignoring Plastic Reduction PledgeIs Unilever committed to phasing out single-use plastics? A Greenpeace report shows otherwise, despite the corporation's environmental pledges.
Nerds Gummy Clusters Contain "More Toxins Than Ever Needs to Be in Our Body," Says NutritionistCrushed insects, cross-contamination, animal gelatin, and cancer-causing ingredients leaves consumers concerned over Nerds and Gummy Clusters.
Haunted Hydration: What You Need to Know About the Health Risks of Ghost Energy DrinksGHOST Energy drinks have zero sugar, but are they are still bad for you? Let's investigate the nutrition facts of this popular drink.
Do Ethically Sourced Crystals Exist? Cleansing Rituals Can't Sanitize the Dark TruthYour smoky quartz crystal may have been mined unethically, polluting the planet and endangering an underpaid miner. Hunting down ethically sourced crystals is a challenge.
How Much Sunscreen to Put on Your Face, According to a Dermatologist (Exclusive)We spoke with dermatologist Dr. Mamina Turegano, who tells us that she recommends applying 1/3 to 1/2 teaspoons of sunscreen to the face and neck each morning.
Accelerator Energy Drinks: Are They Actually a Healthy Option or One You Should Avoid?Accelerator Active Energy drinks are a zero-sugar and plant-based boost that could be a healthy replacement for your Monster or Red Bull habit.
Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Cognitive Decline, Cancers, Depression, and More: What Foods to AvoidUltra-processed food consumption has been linked to various serious conditions, ranging from depression to diabetes. Here's what foods to avoid.
Will Drinking Liquid I.V. Hurt Your Kidneys? The Risks of Electrolyte SupplementsLiquid I.V. is meant to replenish your electrolytes after a workout. However, for those with kidney problems, the supplement might not be safe.
Copper Peptides Are Trendy Skincare Miracle Workers — How Does It Compare to Vitamin C?"Should I buy the trendy copper peptide serum or the trusty vitamin C serum?" Why not both? Though the ingredients are similar, they each offer unique and youthful benefits.
Here’s Why the Roof of Your Mouth Might Hurt — and When to See a DoctorDry mouth, burns, canker sores, and tooth infections can all cause the roof of your mouth to hurt. Keep reading to learn more about these conditions.
Wilcox Ice Cream Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Outbreak — Details HereListeria is a foodborne illness that could be fatal for people at high risk. Here's the latest on listeria outbreaks in ice cream that you need to know.
After a Person Dies, CDC Issues Major Fruit Recall Due to Listeria ContaminationPeaches, plums, and nectarines sold in 2022 and 2023 are part of a fruit recall due to listeria. One person died and 10 were hospitalized from the contaminated fruit.
Uncorking the Mystery: Study Discovers What Causes Red Wine HeadachesMany people avoid red wine because it gives them a headache. One study reveals the cause of red wine headaches is due to quercetin.
Chew on This: How Ginger Chews Can Boost Your Well-Being and Fight NauseaGinger chews are made with ginger root, which has many health benefits as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Plus they can be a great help if you're feeling nauseous.
"This Is Where I Draw the Line" — Would You Try Reusable Toilet Paper to Reduce Waste?Reusable toilet paper or "family cloths" are sustainable TP solutions, but are they hygienic? Here's what you should know.
A Dentist’s Take on Charcoal Toothpaste: Does It Whiten or Wear Down Your Teeth? (Exclusive)Although charcoal-based tooth-whitening products have become popular over the years, they may actually be damaging your tooth enamel.
"My Armpits Have Never Smelt so Fresh" — This Household Item Apparently Kills Body OdorAn easy home hack uses rubbing alcohol to eliminate body odor. Here's how it can work, plus a few cautions about when not to use rubbing alcohol.
FDA Announces Recall of 27 More Eye Drop Products, Due to Risk of Eye Infection — the Full ListCheck your eye drops — the FDA is recalling a number of eye drop products due to the risk of serious infection.
Those Knots Aren't Going to Knead Themselves! The Truth About Massage ChairsFrom rolling to vibrating, heating to kneading, 21st-century massage chairs provide users many benefits — but there can be a few drawbacks.
Are Barefoot Shoes a Step in the Right Direction? The Pros and Cons of Minimalist ShoesMany preach about the benefits of wearing barefoot shoes; however, there are some risks that come with giving up foot support. Here’s what you should know.
Boiled Peanuts Are a Southern Snack — Are There Health Benefits to Eating Them?Boiled peanuts are a traditional Southern snack. Let's look at health benefits of peanuts and whether boiling makes them even better for you.
Are Bodyarmor Sports Beverages Actually Good For You? Revealing the Sugary TruthPromoting potassium-packed electrolytes, antioxidants, and no artificial dyes, Bodyarmor sports drinks appear to be a "healthier" option; however, they may not really be one.
If Your Dog Is Suffering, a Veterinary Chiropractic Treatment Could Change Everything (Exclusive)Just as they are for many people, chiropractic treatments for dogs can be an effective treatment for various conditions. We spoke with a vet tech to learn more about this field.
SCOBY, a Uniquely Slippery Ingredient, Is Key When Making Your Own KombuchaA SCOBY is an acronym for kombucha's most important — and weirdest — ingredient: a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast, which looks like a raw chicken breast.
Here's What Hearts of Palm Tastes Like, and How to Prepare This Nutty VeggieIf you're tired of the same old salad, add a little crunch and dash of earthy flavoring with hearts of palm. So, what does hearts of palm taste like?
PCOS Self-Care: Expert Advice On Properly Caring For Yourself (Exclusive)If you have PCOS, it's important to follow your doctor's basic advice — but it's also vital to practice self-care. Here's how you can help your mind and body.
FDA Approves Drug "Zepbound" For Chronic Weight Loss — DetailsThe FDA has approved Eli Lilly's Zepbound, a drug for weight loss management. Here's what to know about the drug, including side effects.
Can Allergies Make Your Lymph Nodes Swell? Here's What Could Actually Be the CauseCan allergies make your lymph nodes swell? Here are some reasons this swelling happens and how it's connected to allergies.
Compression Socks Can Be a Great Option During the Day, but Be Careful at NightCompression socks are a great option to blood flow in your legs, but can you sleep in them? Experts have weighed in on why you should exercise caution.
These Homeopathic Treatments Could Help Restore Healthy Cholesterol LevelsThere are several homeopathic treatments to lower cholesterol levels; however, they are not as utilized because the evidence is fairly limited.
LifeWave's Controversies Raise Questions About the Company's Holistic PatchesLifeWave sells holistic patches that stimulate stem cells and healing, but lawsuits and marketing techniques raise questions about legitimacy.
These Parents Are Suing Orbeez After Water Beads Hospitalized and Killed KidsAt least one child has died and others have been injured due to water bead toys like Orbeez. Now, a class action lawsuit has been filed against Orbeez by a group of parents.
15 Seasonal Depression Memes to Help Bring Humor to Dark DaysIf you suffer from seasonal depression, you might get a kick out of these surprisingly accurate seasonal depression memes.
Woman Finds Worms in Reese's — Find out Whether There's a Recall on the CandyOne woman discovered tiny worms in Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and warned others to be cautious. Find out if Reese's has recalled the candy.
What Most People Get Wrong About Palliative Care: It Doesn’t Mean DeathPeople often confuse palliative care with hospice care, giving it a bad rap. Palliative care is actually for any stage of an illness, not just end-of-life.
The Skinny on Slim Jims: Are These Popular Snacks Unhealthy?If you're looking for a healthy snack, a Slim Jim isn't one of them. The beef stick snacks are loaded with salt and saturated fats.
Pig Heart Transplant Recipient, Lawrence Faucette, Passes Away Six Weeks After SurgeryLawrence Faucette has died, six weeks after receiving a pig heart transplant.