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How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?
How Often Do You Really Need to Shower?
How to Combat 'Mask Breath' and the Pandemic of Halitosis
Why You May Like Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Tank
Is Cold-Shocking Your Body After a Sauna a Good Idea?
IV Drip Bars Are a Hot Trend, But Are They Safe?
How Many Miles Are In 10,000 Steps?
Are Minimalist Running Shoes the Key to Fewer Injuries?
7,000 Steps Is the New 10,000 Steps
What Are DMT Elves and Who Reports Seeing Them?
Why Anti-anxiety Drug Phenibut Is So Controversial
Juul 'Make the Switch' Ads Drawing Flak From Anti-tobacco Activists
Phthalates Are Everywhere and Scientists Are Worried
People's Bodies Now Run Cooler Than 'Normal' – Even in the Bolivian Amazon
Should You Always Take Off Your Shoes in Your Home?
Ultra-processed Foods May Increase Inflammation, Chronic Disease Risk
What's the Difference Between White Sugar and Brown Sugar?
A Simple Salt Swap Could Save Thousands of Lives, Maybe Yours
Kava Is Natural and Legal, But Is It Safe?
6 Handy Uses for Witch Hazel
Can Lettuce Water Really Help You Sleep?
Loud Films and Concerts Don't Have to Permanently Hurt Your Ears
Should Everyone Get a Monkeypox Vaccine?
Should You Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot Now or Wait Until Fall?
10 Organizations That Want to Help You Quit Smoking
When did humans start smoking, anyway?
Is it really possible to be a social smoker?
Deepak Chopra Wants Us to 'Let Go and Flow' in 2022
Box Breathing Could Help Curb Your Freak-out Moments
Isolation and Monotony Stress the Brain. Here's How to Cope
Have Most Plastic Surgeons Had Surgery Themselves?
Getting Used to a New You (How to Emotionally Recover from Cosmetic Surgery)
Smart Liposuction Overview
Who Is the Oldest Living Person? And the Oldest to Ever Live?
One in Six Say They'd Rather Die 'Young.' What Age Is That?
Warding Off the ‘Retirement Curse’
What Do Pheromones Do to People and Animals?
Man's War With Unwanted Body Hair
Why Aren’t There More Patterns in Male Pattern Baldness?
Menstrual Leave: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
Do Too-tight Jog Bras Impair Breathing?
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome on the Brain
Ever go to the movies or a rock concert and been blasted by the sound? You may not realize it while it’s happening, but ongoing exposure to loud sounds at these venues can damage your hearing.
Many of us are well aware that ultra-processed foods are harmful for our health. Two new studies have shown that poor nutrition may not be the only resulting health problem.
Two immunologists weigh the options.
We talked to Deepak Chopra about how to deal with the stress of 2022 and another year of COVID-19, and whether meditation can relieve the weight that goes along with it.
The CORBEVAX vaccine was developed with global access in mind. It is a low-cost, easy-to-produce and -transport vaccine and the $7 million needed for development was provided by philanthropists.
Some runners swear by them, but others not so much. Can wearing minimalist running shoes improve your running — for life? We talked to an Olympic marathoner to find out.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, people who were previously vaccinated are now being asked to get booster shots. Is there a way to know whether your previous shot might still be valid?
By Alia Hoyt
White and brown sugar differ a lot more than just on color. And within each type are several different varieties.
A landmark study showed that switching from salt to a salt substitute could lower the risk of strokes, heart disease and premature death.
By Alia Hoyt
Supplements promise the moon – lose weight, end depression, stop smoking, sleep better, get young again! The supplement industry grew to massive proportions by offering up perfection in a pill.
You think you're old? We're pretty certain you've got nothing on Branyas Morera and other people who have officially (and unofficially) held the title of world's oldest person.
By Yara Simón
The winner of the Tour de France has to eat constantly to generate enough energy to complete all 21 stages of the grueling race. But just how many calories will the winner burn in the end?
Vaccine hesitancy has a long history in the world. Why is that and what can be done to change it?
By Alia Hoyt