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    This Is How the Sun Causes Skin Cancer, According to Science

    By Macaela Mackenzie. Photo by: Getty Images. Science tells us that sun exposure could lead to skin cancer. But exactly how basking in the sun’s rays can lead to scary skin cancers, like melanoma, hasn’t totally been understood — until now. Scientists at Cornell University just discovered exactly how UV rays trigger the formation of […]

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    Why Not Everyone Should “No-Poo”

    Over the past few years, the “no-poo” method of hair care has amassed lots of believers. The idea is to discontinue (or greatly cut back on) the use of commercial shampoos, and instead use a variety of gentler alternatives, like conditioners, apple cider vinegar rinses, or even plain water to cleanse the hair. The internet […]

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    immune function, digestive system, common cold
    Eat these 8 foods to fight your crappy cold

    Cold season is upon us, and if you’re like most of us, each time you recover from a mucus-filled episode, somebody sneezes at work and another one begins. You’re probably starting to wonder how it’s possible there’s no cure for the common cold — we’re with you — but for now, food is our best […]

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    hurt feelings
    How you deal with conflict based on your Myers-Briggs personality type

    Conflicts often escalate when one person can’t see the other’s side — and if you’ve ever stopped to take note, you’ll see that everyone has their own MO in an argument. Some withhold; others get passionate and insistent. Some are direct; others beat around the bush. Knowing how the people around you typically deal with […]

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    blood pressure, heart health, hypertension
    The Unexpected Warning Signs of High Blood Pressure

    You’re probably familiar with having your blood pressure checked at the doctor’s office. That Velcro armband tightens around your bicep and you pray that the number isn’t too high. But did you know you can also tell if your blood pressure is high without setting foot in a doctor’s office? Some unexpected symptoms signal blood […]

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    exercise, healthy living, weight loss
    This 1 Astonishing Workout Tip Will Guarantee You Lose Weight

    There is, unfortunately, no single weight loss plan that works for everyone. But it is universally recognized that everyone looking to drop a couple pounds needs to incorporate some type of exercise into their regimen. And, believe it or not, there is one workout tip that can help anyone reach their weight loss goals. Surprisingly, this simple […]

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    brain, doctor, heart health, stroke, symptoms
    9 Unexpected Stroke Symptoms You Need to Know

    While many of us are eating and getting our diets right to prevent a future heart attack, we can’t forget about how deadly a brain attack — otherwise known as a stroke — could be. The National Stroke Association reminds us it’s the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. and strikes someone every 40 seconds. […]

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    health, mood, sex
    This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Having Sex

    It’s that unfortunate thing that happens to many people with a healthy sex life. Whether it’s by choice or by design, there will come a stretch of time when you just don’t get it on. Now don’t worry — you aren’t some hideous creature if you aren’t constantly going at it. But you should, however, […]