Health & Wellness
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- If you're caring for your teeth, you might expect perfectly white teeth. Here's why your teeth may be yellow in spite of brushing every day.
From Beer to the Bathroom: Understanding Why Alcohol Makes You PeeThere are a few scientific reasons to why alcohol makes you pee so often.
Plenty of Concerns Surround Red Dye No. 40 — Here's a List of Foods Without ItMany foods contain artificial colors, including red dye No. 40. Avoiding dyes takes effort, but this list of food without red dye No. 40 can help.
Foods That Contain the Controversial Red Dye No. 3Here's a list of some common foods that contain red dye no. 3, which has been linked to various health issues.
“Brotox” aka Botox for Men Is Trending — Why Are More Men Getting Cosmetic Treatments? (Exclusive)More men are using Botox treatments than they have in years past, and we spoke with a plastic surgeon to learn more about the "Brotox" trend.
Driver Fatigue Is Real — Know the Causes and Solutions to Be Safer on the RoadEver wonder why driving can cause you to doze off so easily? Avoid driver fatigue by recognizing the signs and learn how to stay alert.
What Is Vibriosis? One Man's Rare Death by Oyster Prompts ConcernA Texas man has died after eating raw oysters, and his cause of death is reportedly vibriosis. What is the infection, and how did this happen?
The Ultimate Guide to Where Psychedelics Are Legal and Decriminalized (Exclusive)The legal status of psychedelics is changing around the globe as more research and testing is conducted, so here's a look at where they are decriminalized.
Are Stanley Cups Safe to Use? Some Claim Stainless Steel Bottles Contain LeadStanley brand stainless steel cups and tumblers might have some lead, but should you be concerned? One user says yes.
Why Ambassadors Are Leaving Plexus, the Once-Popular MLMPlexus has long been making outsized health claims, but sales reps are leaving in droves due to the company's MLM operations.
Annoyed by Pesky Dog Hair All Over Your Car? The Best Ways to Remove Pet HairDogs may love riding in your car, but they can shed a lot of hair. Here are the best ways to get dog hair out of your car to keep it clean.
What Are the Dangers of Practicing Tantra? Understanding the Ancient PracticeThe ancient practice of tantra is often reduced to sex in Western culture, despite being so much more complex. But could it be dangerous?
Earthing Isn't All Positive — Some People Experience Negative Side EffectsEarthing is connecting your body directly to the Earth by walking barefoot or using earthing mats — but for some, there are negative side effects.
Are Berkey Water Filters Safe to Use? Find out All About the Berkey LawsuitIf you've tried different water filters, you may have heard of a Berkey lawsuit in 2023. Here's an update on the Berkey water filter lawsuit.
Sustainable Swaps: Check Out These Eco-Friendly, Nontoxic Shower Curtains and LinersInvesting in a high-quality, nontoxic shower curtain or liner is an excellent first step towards living a more sustainable lifestyle.
One Woman Finds a Strange, Hairy Bug on Her Car — What It Is Might Shock YouWhen a woman finds a hairy bug on her car that she doesn't recognize, she almost picks it up. Find out the details of this strange insect.
How Former NFL Player Chris Kolodziejski Transformed His Beauty Brand, Chella (Exclusive)Chris Kolodziejski, former NFL player and founder of Chella, tells us how he transitioned the beauty brand to be more sustainable.
Can You Become Addicted to Carmex? Your Lip Balm Might Not Be What You ThinkCreated during the Great Depression, Carmex is a product people swear by for hydrated lips. However, some research reveals it could be bad for you.
3M Reached an Agreement Over Military Earplug Lawsuits — Company to Pay $6 Billion3M has reached an agreement to pay $6.01 billion to U.S. military service members and veterans over earplug lawsuits claiming hearing damage.
Bee Stings May Be Serious For Cats — Here's What to Do If Your Cat Gets StungA cat stung by a bee will likely experience pain and itching, and possibly more serious reactions. Be prepared in case your cat gets a bee sting.
Hair Care After Swimming: How to Keep Your Locks Fresh After Taking a DipWhether you're swimming in the ocean, in a pool, or at the lake, it's important to take proper steps to care for your hair, to keep your locks fresh.
A Tech-Focused Lifestyle Can Cause "Screen Apnea" — How to Combat ThisIf your breathing changes when you're on a screen, it's called "screen apnea". Here are the dangers of the phenomenon and how to handle it.
Eco-Friendly and Vegan Dryer Balls to Kick Your Laundry Up a NotchThese vegan dryer balls can reduce dry time, save you money, and cut back on laundry waste.
Global Warming Is Impacting Birth Control and Pregnancy Tests — Here's WhyOne unfortunate effect of global warming is that it can render pregnancy tests and birth control ineffective. Here's why that happens.
FDA Issues Recall on Tydemy Birth Control Pills: What to Do if You're ImpactedThe FDA issued a recall on two lots of the oral contraceptive. Here's what you need to know about the Tydemy birth control recall issued by the FDA.
Ammonia Leak at Louisiana Meat Packing Plant Forces Nearby Residents to Shelter in PlaceMeat packing plants often use toxic ammonia in their refrigeration systems, and an ammonia leak at a meat packing plant in Louisiana caused major trouble.
Is Your Healthy Energy Drink Actually Bad for You? A Review of Alani NuThe Alani Nu brand sells supplements that help women achieve their wellness goals, but what goes in the products? And is it good for you?
3D Pets Melts Hearts With Innovative New iPhone Ad of Dog ProsthesesPets can regain mobility after losing a limb thanks to 3D Pets prosthetic devices. Check out the nonprofit's iPhone ad for dog prostheses.
How to Reduce the Side Effects of Finasteride—the Hair Loss Medication ExplainedFinasteride is a popular medication used by men to reduce male pattern baldness. Here are the medication's side effects, and how to reduce them.
Eating for Lymphatic Wellness: 7 Foods You Should Erase from Your MenuYour lymphatic system helps protect you from infection and disease so you want to keep it healthy. Here are the worst foods for your lymphatic system.
Why You Probably Shouldn't Burn Incense Around Your Dog or CatSo many of us burn incense around our homes for peace of mind, positive energy, cleansing a space and more. But is it bad or dogs and cats?
What to Do If You're Bitten by a Praying Mantis — Are They Poisonous?Praying mantises are known for their unique mating rituals, but what about if they happen to bite a person? Are Praying Mantises Poisonous?
Florida "Flesh-Eating" Bacteria Kills Five; Climate Change Sends Bacteria NorthThe so-called "flesh-eating" bacteria Vibrio vulnificus caused five deaths in Florida in 2023. Here's how to minimize your risk of this infection.
Alcohol Giving You Acid Reflux? Here Are the Best Drinks for Reducing SymptomsIf you suffer from acid reflux, the kind of alcohol you are drinking could be making things worse. So to reduce symptoms, what drink should you pick?
Fire Hazards at Home: Is Your Dehumidifier Among Those Being Recalled?The GE dehumidifier recall list includes 42 models of products deemed dangerous due to risk of fire. Learn all about the recall and what to do.
Many Claim Pantene Shampoo Causes Hair Loss — but Is It True?Some people have claimed over the years that Pantene products caused problems like hair loss. But is Pantene bad for your hair?
What Vegans Need to Know About Creatine SupplementsCreatine is an important energy source that vegans lack. Is creatine vegan, and should vegans include creatine supplements in their diets?
Vegans Chloe and Halle Accidentally Ate Meat Due to Mix-Up: "This Doesn't Feel Right"How did vegans Chloe and Halle accidentally eat meat? The famous duo unfortunately broke a years-long streak without meat due to a hotel mix-up.
Are Blueberries Safe Snacks for Your Guinea Pigs? Find out Before Offering This TreatWhile small pets like guinea pigs may want certain human foods as snacks, not everything is good for them. Can guinea pigs eat blueberries?
Your Reusable Water Bottle Is Grosser Than You Realize — How to Get Rid of BacteriaReusable water bottles contain bacteria, and many of us need to clean them more often. Here are all the dirty details and what you can do.
Should We All Be “Freeing the Foot”? A Podiatrist and a Barefoot Influencer Discuss Barefooting (Exclusive)Why are a growing number of people walking and running barefoot on TikTok? We spoke to a podiatrist and a passionate barefoot influencer about barefooting.
Customers Claimed Old Spice Caused Chemical Burns, but P&G Ignored ThemDissatisfied customers claimed that Old Spice deodorant caused chemical burns, but will there ever be a class-action lawsuit against the company?
Influencer Zhanna D'Art Reportedly Dies of Starvation on Exotic Fruit DietVegan influencer Zhanna D'Art has died, reportedly of starvation. She was exclusively on a diet of exotic fruits — here's what to know.
Bioengineered Mice and Infectious Diseases Found in Illegal California LabA secret Chinese lab in California housed bioengineered mice and samples of at least 20 infectious diseases. The facility was unlicensed and unregulated.
5 of the Best Eco-Friendly, Vegan, and PFAS-Free Dental FlossesCheck out these five sustainable, vegan, cruelty-free, and PFAS-free dental floss brands.
"I Ain't Never Seen Water Do That" — Woman Says Restaurant Water Grew SporesA woman said her water jug grew dark spots she assumed are "spores" after she filled it with water at a fast-food restaurant. What happened?
From Annoying to Potentially Deadly: Spider Bites vs. Mosquito Bites, ExaminedWhen an itchy red bump shows up on your skin, you may assume it's from a mosquito. Here's how to identify a spider bite vs. mosquito bite.
Research Shows That Supplement HMB Could Potentially Prevent Cognitive DeclineResearch on body building supplement beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) shows new pros and cons to the drug.
Is Snail Mucin Vegan? The Ethics Behind the Snail Slime Skincare IndustrySkincare products using snail mucin, or snail slime, seem to be on the rise. But how do brands get the slime, and is the process ethical?
Non-Toxic Perfumes: How to Stay Safe While Smelling GoodMost perfumes contain toxic chemicals and synthetic fragrances, often even if it says it's safe. Here are some perfumes that you can trust.