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What Every Woman Ought To Know About Menopause

Menopause. It may not be what you think it is. Some people call it the "change of life," and it certainly is a change, but it's probably not nearly as bad as you've been led to believe. For some women…


How to Make Sense of Sunscreen Labels

Whether you're on vacation or hanging out in your back yard, you want to enjoy the sun without burning your skin to a crisp and endangering your health. But those sunscreen labels can be confusing and…


Another Study Casts Doubt on Mammograms-But That’s Not the Whole Story

Another study questions the effectiveness of mammography in saving lives. But there's more to the story. The new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, involves 16 million women 40 years or ol…


You Don’t Look Like You Think You Look

If anyone knows what you look like, it's you, right? You check yourself in the mirror every day, have a few social media profiles, and take the occasional selfie. But it turns out that strangers may h…


How to Avoid an Energy Slump on Vacation

Nothing ruins a good vacation faster than fatigue, sluggishness, and digestive upset. Ever wonder why that seems to happen more when you're on the road? There's a good chance some of that is because y…


What To Know Before You Hit the Pool This Summer

You know you should use sunscreen and you know the safety rules around the pool, but how much do you know about the water you're about to dive into? A properly maintained pool is fairly safe, but t…


How High Heels May Be Hazardous To Your Health

You may love your high heels, but they might land you in the emergency room. A recent study found that injuries from high heels doubled between 2002 and 2012. People between the ages of 20 and 29 had …


Share a Bathroom? There’s Probably Fecal Matter on Your Toothbrush

Is there fecal matter on your toothbrush? If you share a bathroom with a lot of people, chances are there is. A study from Quinnipiac University confirmed that fecal coliforms in communal bathrooms…


7 Questions To Ask Before You Get a Tattoo

Considering getting a tattoo? There's more to it than choosing the design and figuring out where you want it to go. Think about it. Someone with ink and a needle is going to repeatedly pierce your ski…


Marilyn Monroe or Albert Einstein: Who Do You See? When you look at this photo, do you see Marilyn Monroe or Albert Einstein? This strange illusion makes for an interesting eye test and it has nothing to do with col…


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