Health & Wellness
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- Best time to work out: to achieve optimal results, you will want to choose your workout times carefully. Here's what you should know.
Cyanobacteria, or Blue-Green Algae, Spreading Across the U.S. — Symptoms to Look Out ForThe signs and symptoms of an infection from coming into contact with blue-green algae are important to recognize, as cases surge nationwide.
Let's Count Those Sheep: Here's the Number of Hours You Should Be Sleeping Every NightHow much sleep do I need? A new study by 'SleepFoundation.org' provides a crystal-clear guideline on how much sleep the average adult needs.
National Toilet Paper Day: How to Find Formaldehyde-Free, Sustainable, and Sensitive TPIn honor of National Toilet Paper Day, we are exploring the use of toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde in toilet paper.
7 Pregnancy-Safe Cleaning Products That Are Non-Toxic and Eco-FriendlyFrom all-purpose cleaners to laundry detergent, check out our favorite pregnancy-safe cleaning products that are non-toxic and eco-friendly.
PFAS May Have to Shed the Name "Forever Chemicals," As Research Has Found a Way to Destroy ThemA group of scientists discovered a new method that can supposedly destroy forever chemicals.
These Are the Best Herbs to Alleviate BloatingHerbs for bloating: here are the some of the best natural remedies you can try to combat bloating and flatulence. Read on to find out more about the herbs.
Drunk Elephant’s Controversy: Why Did the Popular Skincare Company Lose Its Cult Following?What happened with Drunk Elephant? The skincare company, which considers itself to be "biocompatible" is facing backlash for a wide range of reasons.
35 Reported Cases of New Zoonotic Virus Believed to Be Passed to Humans by ShrewsDozens of cases of a new zoonotic virus, known as the Langya virus, have been reported across China. Here are the symptoms, its origins, and more.
Study Shows Huge Uptick in Lyme Disease Linked to Global WarmingWhy are there more cases of Lyme disease than ever? Recent studies imply there may be a link between the tick-borne illness and climate change.
Relax Your Mind — Mindful Meditation Benefits Your Mental, Physical, and Emotional HealthWhat are the benefits of mindful meditation? Although it can be difficult to commit to, practicing has proven mental, physical, and emotional health benefits.
Air Pollution May Put People at a Higher Risk of Dementia, According to ReportsA U.K. government climate organization recently released new information regarding a potential link between air pollution and dementia.
What to Know About the "Foot and Mouth" Disease Outbreak in IndonesiaIs foot and mouth disease contagious? Indonesia is experiencing a massive outbreak of the zoonotic disease, that generally spreads between cattle.
What Is Marburg Virus? What to Know About Ghana’s Recent OutbreakGhana is currently experiencing a concerning outbreak of Marburg virus, a zoonotic disease that can be passed from fruit bats to human beings.
The Five Best Sustainable Aftershave Options for MenIf any men out there are looking for a new aftershave, you're in luck. Here are the best options that are sustainable, cruelty-free, or vegan.
Taking a Hot Girl Walk May Be the Healthiest Choice You Make TodayWhat is a hot girl walk? Although TikTok has made light of the phrase, it could actually be seriously beneficial for those looking to exercise.
CDC Study Detects Glyphosate in 80 Percent of Human Urine SamplesGlyphosate, which is a commonly used yet notoriously dangerous herbicide, was detected in 80 percent of urine samples in a recent CDC study.
Your Go-To Guide to the Best and Most Efficient Breast Pumps Out ThereHere is our go-to guide to the breast pumps for new moms that are efficient, powerful, and easy-to-use. Manual and electric ones included!
Online Vegan Cooking Classes At All Price PointsNo matter where you are in your cooking journey, we have a few recommendations of plant-based cooking classes that you can take online.
Juul E-Cigarettes Are Being Banned, to Protect the Health of Younger GenerationsWhy are Juul e-cigarettes being banned? The Biden Administration is looking to ban the sale of Juuls to protect the well-being of younger generations.
'Stranger Things' Star Sadie Sink's Diet — Is the Actress Vegan?Is Sadie Sink vegan? The 'Stranger Things' actress previously opened up about her dietary habits.
How Sustainable Is Kim Kardashian's SKKN? Many Are Accusing the Skincare Brand of GreenwashingHow sustainable is Kim Kardashian’s SKKN, really? Here's a deep dive into the company, which has already been accused of greenwashing.
Pool Algae: How to Kill It, and Why It’s Important to Do SoIt's summertime, so anyone with a pool is ready to dive in and enjoy the water. However, if you have pool algae, you should kill it — and here's why.
War Causes Cholera Outbreak in Major Ukraine City, Leaving Residents “Drowning in Garbage and Sewage”What is going on in Mariupol? The Ukrainian city is suffering from a cholera outbreak, thanks to lack of medical supplies, mass burials, and water pollution.
These Reusable Under Eye Patches Will Help You Reduce Your Skincare WasteWe’ve rounded up some of the best under eye patches on the market, including cruelty-free, sustainable, and reusable options.
Just in Time for Global Running Day, These Are the Best Running Cities in the U.S.Whether you're a longtime marathoner or if you simply love a short daily jog, these are the best running cities, in honor of Global Running Day.
The Tobacco Industry Is Even Worse for the Planet Than You Probably ImaginedWhat is the impact of the tobacco industry? Even though smoking is already bad for the health of people and the planet, the industry is worse.
Everything You Need to Know About Flame Retardants and How They're UsedFlame retardants are used in a number of products today, but what are they exactly? And which products have them? Are they eco-friendly? Here's what we know.
These Are Our Favorite Reef-Safe Face SunscreensWhether you're going to the beach or if you're simply taking a stroll outside, you should be using face sunscreen — and it should always be reef-safe.
Benzene: What It’s Used For, Exposure Symptoms, and SolutionsWhat is benzene used for? Exposure to the chemical can be incredibly dangerous, so we're informing readers of possible symptoms, and more.
Here’s What You Should Know About the Monkeypox Virus OutbreakIf you're concerned about the recent buzz surrounding a monkeypox virus outbreak, here's everything you need to know about the deadly disease.
Cara Delevingne Suffers From Psoriasis — Are There Natural Remedies for the Condition?Cara Delevingne announced at the Met Gala that she wasn't going to hide her psoriasis any longer — are there natural remedies for the skin condition?
A Rattlesnake Bit Actor Cary Elwes — Here’s What to Do if You Have an Encounter'Princess Bride' actor Cary Elwes was bitten by a rattlesnake while doing work outside of his home in Malibu, Calif. earlier this week.
Australian City Reduces Trash Pickups to Encourage Reusable Menstrual Products and DiapersAre reusable menstrual products going to replace disposables? Australian officials are urging people to transition, as they are taking away weekly trash pickup.
"My Sustainability Practice Was Inspired by My Cancer Journey," Ethan Zohn Reveals (Exclusive)Former ‘Survivor’ winner Ethan Zohn is running a marathon to celebrate 10 years cancer free, during which he learned to live more sustainably.
7 Vegan and Cruelty-Free Teeth Whitening Products That Will Enhance Your SmileWhich teeth whitening method is the best? Check out our favorite 7 vegan and cruelty-free products that will enhance your smile.
Chemical in Plastic May Be Linked to Obesity, Recent Study FindsWe knew plastic's environmental effects, and health effects associated with certain plastic chemicals, but one chemical in plastic is linked to obesity.
Questionable Dyson Zone Headphones Cancel Noise, and Supposedly Purify the Air You BreatheAlthough many believed it to be an April Fools joke, Dyson released new noise-canceling headphones that also purify the air you breath, too.
Thanks to TikTok, Eucalyptus Has Become a Health Staple — But What Are the Benefits?Eucalyptus has become increasingly popular thanks to a series of TikTok videos that suggest keeping it in your bathroom — but what are the benefits?
How Does a Product Become EWG Verified? Here's What the Mark Stands ForWhat is EWG verified? EWG is a non-profit organization publishing research, consumer guides, and others. But what does the EWG mark stand for?
8 Natural Headache Remedies That Will Make Your Pain DisappearIf you're susceptible to headaches, you're likely used to using over-the-counter pain relievers. But these natural headache remedies are just as effective.
Exposing Pregnant Mothers to BPA May Cause Childhood Asthma, New Study ShowsWhat's wrong with BPA? Although the plastic chemical was notorious for causing a number of health issues, BPA has now been linked to child asthma.
This Dating App Helps You Find the Love of Your Life, and the Dog of Your Dreams (Exclusive)We caught up with the founder and COO of UpDog, Brooke E. Lima, who told us a little about the app and what users can expect to get from it.
7 Eco-Friendly Nail Polish Brands for Vegan, Cruelty-Free, and Non-Toxic BeautyIf you're looking to keep the earth clean and your nails looking seriously gorgeous, take a look at a few of our favorite eco-friendly nail polishes.
Sleep Tips for Those Who Can’t Get a Good Night’s RestIf you're looking for tips on how to sleep better, you've come to the right place.
Sustainable Spring Break Must-Haves to Pack on Your Upcoming Trip in ParadiseFrom reef-friendly sunscreen to sustainable sunglasses, check out our favorite spring break products to pack on your upcoming getaway.
Is Boxed Water Actually Better? Here’s What You Should KnowIs boxed water actually better? In recent years, companies have started making boxed water which is supposedly better for the environment – but is it?
Flavored Nutritional Yeast Just Dropped, and It's About to Rock Your Kitchen (Exclusive)You can now buy flavored nutritional yeast, and it comes in two flavors: Roasted Garlic and Smoky BBQ.
If You’re Getting Into Rock Climbing, Eco-Friendly Gear Is EssentialIf you're delving into the vast world of rock climbing, obtaining safe gear is essential — here's how to make sure your hobby is sustainable.
Up Your Cruelty-Free Beauty Routine With These Vegan Lash ExtensionsAlthough many major beauty stores such as Sephora have completely banned animal-based eyelash extensions, we have a list of vegan lashes you'll love.