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6 Health Benefits of Tequila

If you’re thinking of celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a tequila cocktail this year, keep reading—it turns out that the agave plant that tequila comes from has some potential health benefits.   …


Need a Mood Boost? Smell a Happy Person’s BO

Feeling down? Head to the gym…not to work out, but to stand next to the happiest person there and take a whiff. It turns out that body odor may have a pretty amazing effect on your mood, according to …


8 Surprising (And Easy) Memory Boosters

The key to remembering where you put your keys? It could be as easy as these simple tweaks to your daily routine. Practice good posture Go thank Mom for nagging you to sit up straight—standing and s…


6 Ways Skimping on Sleep Is Bad for Your Relationship

Before your date night Netflix marathon stretches into the early hours of the morning, keep reading. Skipping even a few hours of sleep can have a major impact not only on your health—expanding your w…


Why You Shouldn’t Procrastinate Reading This Post

Don’t procrastinate reading this post … it’s bad for your health. In a study published recently in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine, researchers had participants (some healthy and some with cardiov…


8 Things You Didn’t Know About Decaf Coffee

Whether you switch to decaf in the afternoon or opt for it all the time, you may be surprised to learn these things about decaf coffee: Decaf doesn’t mean caffeine-free.  According to FDA regulation…


The Weird Thing You Do After Shaking Hands (And Why)

Have a job interview coming up? You may want to hold off on reading this until after. A handshake—firm or limp? confident or sweaty?—can convey a lot about a person. But recently, scientists discov…


The Newest Tea Craze, and Why You Should Join

You’ll find it in lattes, smoothies, cookies, and even marshmallows—it’s one of the biggest food trends of the year, and it may just be the next hot superfood. We’re talking about matcha, green tea l…


3 Hazards of Daylight Saving Time (And How to Prepare)

Already mourning lost sleep come Sunday? Most people will sleep about 40 minutes less on Sunday night after daylight saving time returns, bad news for the 47 million American who are already sleep-dep…


7 Reasons You Should Start Strength Training

Hitting the treadmill is good for everything from your heart to your mood—but if you’re not also strength training on a regular basis, you’re missing out on some major health benefits. Keep reading fo…


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Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can find her at, or tweet her at @dianavilibert.

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