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    Do hair vitamins really work? Here’s what a dermatologist says.

    When it comes to hair vitamins and supplements that promise thicker, fuller locks, navigating the crowded market can be overwhelming. Add to that, the fact that the FDA doesn’t regulate claims made by brands. Needless to say, deciphering what really works is, simply put, complicated. “Supplements, in general, are kind of an unregulated market. A lot of supplements […]

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    Kombucha health benefits: Here’s what science says

    Coconut oil, acaí berries, kimchi, matcha, spelt: All are trendy health foods that are actually not new at all — just like kombucha, the hotter-than-ever fermented-tea beverage with a truly ancient history. “It’s a tradition that dates back more than 2000 years,” Dr. William Li, author of Eat to Beat Disease, tells Yahoo Lifestyle. Kombucha, a fizzy […]

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    Wait, So Those Pimples On My Butt Aren’t Actually Pimples?

    Talk about a (literal) pain in the you-know-what-butt acne is anything but cute and can seriously get in the way of your summertime activities. Even more annoying: “Buttne” isn’t the same as the pimples that pop up on your face, making this type of acne tough to treat, even if you’ve figured out how to […]

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    California company recalls avocados as precaution against listeria: Is your fruit safe?

    A major avocado producer announced a voluntary recall of the pear-shaped fruit because of the potential that the California-grown whole avocados could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. California-based Henry Avocado Corp. says it has taken this step out of “an abundance of caution” based on positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine […]

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    Connecticut may remove all sugary drinks from kids’ menus

    A newly proposed bill in Connecticut could remove sugary beverages from children’s menus in restaurants. House Bill No. 7006 seeks to prohibit eateries from including soft drinks, as well as chocolate milk and juice beverages, on children’s menus. “On and after January 1, 2020, no beverage listed or displayed on a children’s menu shall be a […]

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    Sticking with the keto diet is tough — but this hack makes it so much easier

    Let’s face it: Healthy, keto-friendly meals require some form of food prep. If you’re pressed for time, or you’re the world’s worst cook, or just feeling lazy — it’s OK. You can still reap the benefits of healthy food using a keto meal-delivery service. These low-carb, high-fat foods are more than just your average salad […]