Health & Wellness
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- Does the face yoga method work? Although it sounds silly, we spoke to an expert who weighed in on the health trend that supposedly prevents wrinkles.
Does TikTok’s Lemon Coffee for Weight Loss Trend Work? Experts Weigh in (Exclusive)Why are people on TikTok and YouTube drinking lemon coffee? Reportedly, it helps you lose weight, but we spoke to nutrition experts on how, why, and if it's safe.
PCOS Self-Care: Expert Advice On Properly Caring For Yourself (Exclusive)PCOS self-care: if you have the disease, it's important to follow your doctor's basic advice. But here's how to help your mind and body, beyond that.
The Best Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly Eye Creams, According to 3 Experts (Exclusive)To learn about the best cruelty-free eye creams on the market, we spoke with two dermatologists and an esthetician.
Is ‘CoComelon’ Actually Bad for Kids? Here’s What Experts SayParents are wondering if the popular YouTube Channel and Netflix show ‘CoComelon’ is bad for kids. Keep reading to see what the experts had to say.
Microplastics Have Become Omnipresent in Our Blood and BodiesMicroplastics are in not only in human blood, but they've also been detected in our lungs, placentas, and more.
Gender-Neutral and Sustainable Period Care Companies Are Making the Industry More Intersectional (Exclusive)Gender-neutral, intersectional, and sustainable period care is super important, as period products are often marketed to white women.
How to Clean Pesticides Off of Fruits and VegetablesHere's a guide to cleaning your fruits and vegetables to reduce your pesticide exposure.
Move Over, Oat Milk — Tiger Nut Milk Has Come to TownTiger nut milk is becoming an increasingly popular dairy milk alternative. Here's what we know about this option, and if it's actually good for you.
EPA Identifies Millions of Lead Pipes Nationwide — Can Any Water Filters Remove Lead?Are there any water filters that remove lead? The EPA has found that over 9 million water pipes nationwide are made from lead.
Hugh Jackman's Basal Cell Carcinoma Scare — Its Symptoms, Stages, Treatment, and MoreHugh Jackman recently announced that he may have basal cell carcinoma, and is undergoing tests. Here's what you should know about the cancer.
The Cordyceps Fungus Has All Kinds of Health Benefits, and No — It Won't Turn You Into a ZombieYou may have heard of Cordyceps from the show 'The Last of Us.' It actually exists, and it has all kinds of health benefits for the female body.
These Vaseline Alternatives Are Better for Your Skin and the PlanetVaseline's main ingredient is a byproduct of the oil industry, which means there are more sustainable things you could be putting on your skin.
Should We Be Concerned About PFAS in Dental Floss?You probably have dental floss in your home right now, but you may not realize it could be ridden with PFAS, or "forever chemicals."
Georgia Man Makes Headlines for Hiking Daily — Here Are the Benefits of Doing the SameHiking everyday clearly has a number of physical and mental health advantages, as seen after a Georgia man hiked daily, and lost 200 pounds.
New Research: A Healthy Plant-Based Diet Lowers Risk of Cancer, Premature Death, and More (Exclusive)A healthy plant-based diet can help prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, and early mortality, according to new research.
Toxoplasma Gondii Can Kill Otters — But How Does It Impact Humans?Recently, four otters off the California coast died from a parasite known as Toxoplasma gondii. Now locals are worrying about its affect on humans.
Cordyceps, the Zombie Fungus in ‘The Last of Us,’ Actually Exists — but Can It Infect Humans?Cordyceps will not turn you into a zombie, but instead more likely will minimize your stress levels or offer an immune boost.
How Watching "Body Doubling" Livestreams on TikTok Is Helping Remote Workers FocusBody doubling is a helpful focus technique for many people with ADHD or trouble staying on task.
Graves' Disease: Everything You Need to Know, From Treatments to Life ExpectancyWhat is Graves' disease? This autoimmune disorder can seem simple on the surface, but it can cause many other issues and complications throughout the body.
Here’s Why TikTok Health Gurus Are Obsessed With Brazil NutsAre Brazil nuts healthy? They're reportedly linked to a number of health benefits, which is why TikTok is suddenly obsessed with them.
Is There an Ideal Diet for Cancer Prevention? Here’s What We FoundIs there an ideal diet for cancer prevention? Let’s check out the Budwig diet, the Mediterranean diet, and more.
These Eye Drop Brands Were Recalled, Due to Possible Bacterial ContaminationIf you wear glasses, check your bottles of eye drops — several brands are recalling their products due to possible bacterial contaminations.
Is 5G an Environmental Health Concern, or Just a Stronger Communication Network?Is 5G harmful for humans and the environment? We use it everyday with our smartphones, but some think it could have serious consequences over time.
The Nutr Machine's Founder, Alicia Long, Wants to "Revolutionize the Milk Industry" (Exclusive)The Nutr Machine, which was on 'Shark Tank' in early 2023, is all about reducing waste and providing customers with healthy non-dairy milk.
Everything You Need to Know About Candida Auris, as Case Numbers Rise in the U.S.A fungal infection known as Candida Auris is becoming increasingly widespread across the U.S. Here are symptoms and information on how it spreads.
A Bird Flu Vaccine for Humans Is Now in the Works — Just in CaseA bird flu vaccine for humans is now at the ready, just in case the avian flu begins to worsen.
You Can Find out if Your Drinking Water Contains Lead — Here's HowLead is a harmful toxin that can be found in your tap water — here's how to test for it.
2023’s Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists Are Here, With Unwelcome News for Blueberries (Exclusive)The EWG has published the 2023 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen, officially known as the Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce.
Study Detects Forever Chemicals in Toilet Paper — Here Are a Few PFAS-Free TP BrandsA recent report detected PFAS in toilet paper — and though the lead author says we need not worry, we've rounded up a few PFAS-free toilet paper brands.
Maine’s “Sludge Crisis” Is a Major Public Health Issue — but What Is Sewage Sludge?What is sewage sludge? Maine communities are dealing with a public health problem revolving around waste disposal.
Sustainable Sheet Masks: Try These Compostable and Reusable OptionsSheet masks can be super relaxing, moisturizing, and sadly, wasteful. But they don't have to be, thanks to compostable and reusable options.
Air Pollution Worsens Osteoporosis Among Menopausal Woman, New Study ShowsOsteoporosis is a condition that affects many older people — particularly women — and a recent study shows that air pollution makes it even worse.
Eat These Foods Before Bed, to Promote Good Night's SleepWhether you are interested in improving your sleep, or have trouble falling asleep at night, consider trying these simple snacks to get you rested.
East Palestine Tests Negative for Dioxins – But Why Are Are Dioxins So Harmful? (Updates)Why are dioxins harmful? Residents in East Palestine, Ohio, pushed for the EPA to test for dioxins at the train crash site, and fortunately tests came back negative.
New Reports Show Collagen May Not Be as Great as We Once ThoughtIs collagen bad? Although it was once touted as a healthy supplement, it isn't as good for people or the planet as once thought.
Shigella Bacteria: Symptoms of Shigellosis, Treatment, and MoreShigella bacteria, which causes an infection called Shigellosis, is a big problem right now. Know the symptoms, and more about treatment options.
Recent Study Links Meat-Heavy Keto Diet to Heart Disease, Heart Attacks, and MoreShocker! The meat- and animal byproduct-heavy keto diet has now been linked to an increased risk of heart disease and heart attacks in a recent study.
Various Hospitals and Countries Are Banning This Environmentally-Harmful General AnestheticDesflurane, a general anesthetic, has a significant environmental footprint, and is being banned in Scotland and England.
Scented Toilet Paper and Tampons: Are They Safe?Is scented toilet paper safe? Even though brands have released toilet paper and tampons that smell good, you may not want to use them for these reasons.
Can Supplementing Vitamin D Help Prevent Dementia? What the Latest Research SaysThere are many benefits to taking a vitamin D supplement — and according to a new study, reducing your chance of developing dementia is one of them.
Cancer Alley Might Be Our Country's Most Toxic Symbol of Environmental RacismHere's everything you need to know about Cancer Alley in Louisiana, and the federal lawsuit trying to take down one of its worst polluters.
Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Which Starts on March 1, Is Becoming Increasingly ImportantThe month of March happens to be Colon Cancer Awareness Month — which is important to recognize as diagnoses are on the rise.
These Sweeteners Don't Contain Erythritol, to Keep Your Food Sweet and SafeA recent study found that sweeteners containing the chemical erythritol can cause strokes and heart attacks — but these sweeteners don't have it.
Using Expired Makeup Isn’t a Good Idea – Here's When It’s Time to Toss ItMakeup can be an investment, however, the shelf-life isn't forever. Depending on the product, using expired makeup can cause some serious infections.
Hilary Duff on Her Family's Sustainable Swaps, Who "The Father" Might Be, and More (Exclusive)Hilary Duff recently opened up to Green Matters about 'How I Met Your Father,' her family, sustainable living, and more.
Sleep Awareness Week 2023: How to Consistently Get a Good Night's RestSleep Awareness Week and National Sleep Awareness Month both aim to help people improve their sleep.
Blakk Smoke Is Taking Down Big Tobacco With Its Unique, All-Natural Hookah Pens (Exclusive)Blakk Tatted's clean smoking company, Blakk Smoke, makes hookah and vape pens that are completely free of nicotine and tobacco.
Florida’s Latest Red Tide Sparks Concern Among Pregnant People, the Elderly, and MoreHow does red tide affect pregnancies? Also known as harmful algal blooms, they can take a toll on the health of anyone who is exposed.
IKEA's New Air Quality Sensor Gauges the Cleanliness of the Air You BreatheIKEA now sells an air quality sensor that tracks any air pollution that may be lingering in the air inside your home.