Wearing a face mask often helps people feel protected and reassured. But can a surgical face mask keep you from being exposed to or transmitting certain infectious diseases? And, if face masks do shield you from infectious diseases, such as … Continue reading How to Wear a Face Mask to Reduce Virus Transmission
Mums may remind you of autumn gardens, but did you know that chrysanthemum tea has been consumed in Asia for hundreds of years? If you love … Continue reading Chrysanthemum Tea Health Benefits and How to Make
ANTWAN PIPER WAS at dinner with colleagues on a work trip in Oklahoma when his wife, Alexis, called from back home in Texas. He figured he … Continue reading What Is Hemopure? The Blood Substitute That Could Save Lives
We can agree that a cough medicine must provide hours of relief for an irritating cough. That was the deciding factor for the best cough medicine that we selected. If you want to skip reading all of the details, the … Continue reading Best Cough Medicine in 2020 – Cough Medicine Reviews and Ratings
The smell of a rose is one of those experiences that can ignite fond memories of young love and backyard gardens. But did you know that roses are more than a pretty smell? These beautiful flowers also hold incredible health boosting … Continue reading Rose Essentil Oil Benefits, Uses and Precautions
Bills of any variety are typically greeted with groans, but unexpected medical bills are particularly unwelcome. Often, they hit your mailbox weeks, even months, after your doctor visit or the date of a procedure. And while these bills may be … Continue reading 7 Ways To Avoid Scary, Unexpected Health Bills
The clary sage plant has a lengthy history as a medicinal herb. It’s a perennial in the genus Salvi, and its scientific name is salvia sclarea. It’s considered to be one of the top essential oils for hormones, especially in women. Many claims have been … Continue reading Clary Sage Oil Uses, Benefits and Potential Side Effects
Whether it’s to make an artistic statement, pay tribute to a loved one or highlight an important moment in your life, getting a tattoo can be a creative and even therapeutic experience. But it’s important to know about scary tattoo … Continue reading 4 Scary Tattoo Risks Most People Don’t Think About
In October 2019, the company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) — makers of the world’s top-selling baby powder — recalled a batch of baby powder after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in at least one bottle. That’s right: baby … Continue reading Baby Powder Asbestos Dangers: Should You Worry?
Imagine building bigger, stronger muscles without ever lifting a weight. Imagine walking into a gym, putting on a bodysuit covered with electrodes, and going through a “workout” without breaking a sweat. Imagine those electrodes zapping your muscles into higher levels … Continue reading Can truSculpt Technology, EMS Suits Make Your Workout Shorter?
Some things seem specifically designed to put you in a bad mood, like parking tickets or 40-minute wait times when you call customer service. But there is another rotten mood culprit out there: the bad mood foods that you’re eating. … Continue reading 10 Bad Mood Foods, Plus Healthy Swaps to Make
“Most couples argue over three things: money, sex, and power,” says psychotherapist Ross Grossman, MA, LMFT. Those three arguments, Grossman explains, can be further boiled down to the single issue of power. Who decides when to have sex? Why type … Continue reading 10 Signs of a Unhappy Marriage – What to Do When You’re Not Happy
One of the most frustrating afflictions that can befall a man is premature ejaculation. It’s embarrassing, it’s unexpected, and it turns what is supposed to be one life’s greatest joys into one of life’s greatest disappointments. No one wants to … Continue reading Your Guide To Last Longer In Bed – 12 Ways To Last Longer During Sex
If you haven’t put your vape pen aside yet, the sixth death believed to be related to the new, mysterious vaping illness, should inspire you to. So far, more than 450 cases of this lung illness have been reported in … Continue reading Vaping-Related Lung Illness: What to Know Now
This homemade muscle rub really works! It penetrates deep into the muscles, bringing a soothing and relaxing sensation. Among the natural muscle relaxers I’ve used, this is one of my favorite remedies to use after I’ve done my BurstFIT workout. Homemade Muscle … Continue reading Homemade Muscle Rub
Nearly two dozen people—mostly young adults—have now been hospitalized with severe breathing difficulties as a result of vaping. According to NBC News, a total of 22 cases have been reported: four in Minnesota, 12 in Wisconsin, and six in Illinois—up … Continue reading 22 People Now Hospitalized With Vaping Lung Damage
Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading Doctors Told Me I Only Had PMS—but It Turned Out to Be Brain Cancer
Surprisingly, most people tend to focus on doing a liver cleanse and/or a colon cleanse, while ignoring a kidney cleanse. Those two cleanses are very important, but probably just as important, and one of the top three cleanses people should be doing on … Continue reading Kidney Cleanse Diet & Protocol
According to Michael Phelps everyone peels in the pool. “Chlorine kills it so it’s not bad,” he says. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most decorated Olympian of all time is very, very wrong. Yes, … Continue reading CDC Warns That If A Pool Smells Like Strong Chlorine It Might Have “Lots Of Pee, Poop, Sweat” In It
If you played outside a lot growing up or are an avid hiker, you’ve probably heard time and time again that you should *always* do a tick check when you come inside. But given that ticks are teeny-tiny and easy … Continue reading What Does A Tick Bite Look Like?
Summer colognes are like shorts: no one needs to wear them, but damn, do they feel good. After a long winter of cozy, warm smells, it’s refreshing to lighten up a bit and air things out. The secret of summer … Continue reading 8 Best Summer Colognes for Men 2019 – How to Pick Your Fragrance for Summer
Summer’s hot, and the debate over how to protect yourself from the sun is even hotter. The Environmental Working Group released its 2019 Guide to Sunscreens today—the 13th annual report of its kind—and it finds that two-thirds of sunscreen products … Continue reading Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Could Be Hurting You, EWG’s 2019 Sunscreen Products Report Says
These pharmacist-recommended over-the-counter products will make your next trip to the drugstore easier. When you’ve got a drippy nose or terrible headache, chances are you head to your local pharmacy in search of relief, where endless over-the-counter treatment options await. … Continue reading Pharmacists’ Choices: Top 5 Recommended Health Supplements 2019
For years, scientists researching pain, movement, and recovery had no interest in the weblike tissue known as fascia, which coats your muscles, nerves, and organs. But things have changed. Researchers—and savvy trainers—now view something called fascia as your secret weapon … Continue reading What Is Fascia — And How Treating It Can Make You Pain-Free
When it comes to problems you might be having in your sex life, it’s easy to believe that you’re the only person in the world having this experience. Thankfully, a number of sex therapists are sharing some of the most … Continue reading Sex Therapists Reveal Some of the Most Common Bedroom Problems They Treat
First dates can be nerve-wracking. What if they don’t look like their picture? What if you can’t think of anything to talk about? People took to a Reddit thread this week to share some of the things they’ve experienced on … Continue reading These Are the Most Common First Date Mistakes and Dealbreakers
Rejoice eaters! The era of meticulous calorie counting is over. And good riddance, because the conventional “calories in/calories out” model ignores one key factor: the quality of your food. Instead of counting calories, consider a 2017 New Zealand study suggesting … Continue reading Can Counting Calories Help You Lose Weight?
When you’re running low on time and workout inspiration or you’re in between longer lifting programs, it helps to have a stable of reliable routines you can turn to for a sweat session. That way, when you can carve out … Continue reading Make This 4-Move Dumbbell Circuit Your Go-To Full Body Workout
Whether or not our era really is “post truth,” it sure feels like everybody’s obstructing justice, evading taxes, or else spinning yarns in front of cameras. And no one seems more guilty of these falsehood than powerful, important men. Why … Continue reading How Lying Affects Your Health
How much time do you spend thinking about your hair? Okay, now same question about your scalp. Yup, thought so. But you should definitely show the … Continue reading Best Scalp Scrubs of 2019 For Your Healthiest Hair Ever
Because there aren’t enough diet fads, there’s a new eating plan that promises to help you look and feel your best. Created by Dr. Mark Hyman in 2014, the pegan diet is a combination of paleo and vegan, and has … Continue reading What is the Pegan Diet? The New Health Trend Mixes Paleo and Vegan
I’d always known that I didn’t want kids, but it took a friend’s pregnancy scare to provoke me into taking responsibility for that fact. Within two days of him detailing how his life nearly veered off in another direction, I … Continue reading Four Things Men Should Know Before Getting a Vasectomy
Dreading going on a restrictive eating plan to lose the weight that somehow showed up over the past few months? (Years?) Don’t do it! Instead, lose the obsession with food and start using these other strategies to let the pounds … Continue reading How to Lose Weight Without Dieting – Weight Loss Tips
These days, it seems you can barely go anywhere without hearing about the benefits of staying hydrated—especially as an athlete. And as much as I know … Continue reading Gallon Water Challenge – I Drank a Gallon of Water for 30 Days
If rice is part of your meal prep routine, or if you just always find yourself with leftovers, you’ll want to follow these food safety guidelines to avoid getting sick. Eating reheated rice can lead to food poisoning if you’re … Continue reading Leftover Rice Can Cause Food Poisoning If Not Stored Correctly
There are piles upon piles of academic papers that extoll the virtues of fruits and vegetables. Eating produce can lower your risk of cancer, high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and I could go on and on. But the average … Continue reading Daily Expert: 7 Healthy Fruits and Vegetables You’re Not Eating That Are Actually Delicious
Kim Kardashian just posted an Instagram video of herself doing squats at the gym. Kim wrote in the post that she’s “working on depth.” Depth is … Continue reading Kim Kardashian Shares Video Doing Squats For Depth On Instagram
If you’ve ever been constipated and then finally found relief, you too know the hallelujah glory that an overdue poop can bring. You don’t just feel better…you feel lighter, thinner even, without that rock sitting in your abdomen. Which might … Continue reading Laxatives For Weight Loss Aren’t Safe Or Effective
Let’s start with a hard truth: Time will not be kind to your penis. The passing years will discolor, desensitize, soften, sedate, and shrink it. Ready for the good news? To a large degree, you can protect your prized appendage … Continue reading How to Keep Your Penis Healthy and Maintain Libido
Inviting Grandma over for dinner may actually extend her life—and increase its quality—a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found that loneliness plays a large role in the decline so often associated with old age. … Continue reading Loneliness Leads to an Earlier Death for the Elderly
Daylight saving time officially starts this weekend on Sunday, March 10, at 2:00 a.m. While your phones and computers will automatically “spring forward” one hour earlier, you’ll still have to check your ovens, microwaves, and most importantly, your smoke detectors … Continue reading Check Your Smoke Detectors on Daylight Saving Day
Be honest: When you hit the gym, do you work out with foundation, concealer, or even a *little bit* of CC cream on your face? NBD, right? Think again. We asked experts to weigh in on what happens to your … Continue reading Is It Really That Bad to Work Out In Makeup?
Attention all tongue-biters, the latest diet fad require that you ditch all solid foods in favor of your blender. The newest interwebs craze, The Smoothie Diet, … Continue reading Smoothie Diet Results: Are They Healthy?
There are a few agreed-upon pleasures in life: Food is definitely one of them, coffee’s a close second, followed by photos of Chris Evans doing literally anything. Intermittent fasting—while, yeah, can help with weight loss—takes away one of those pleasures … Continue reading Can You Have Black Coffee While Intermittent Fasting?
You go to the dentist twice a year, floss, well, as often as you remember, and steer clear of sticky, sugary treats. But let’s get real: A+ oral hygiene is all about brushing, and electric toothbrushes make that twice-daily job … Continue reading 5 Best Electric Toothbrushes On Amazon In 2019 – Electric Toothbrush Review
If you’ve just dropped a lot of money on some new body art, you probably can’t wait to show it off, especially in a swim suit. Sadly, tattoos and water do not mix, at least not until the new addition … Continue reading How Soon Can You Swim After Getting A Tattoo?
Coffee is one of the things you (thankfully) don’t have to give up if you’re on the keto diet—as long as you do it right. If it’s topped with whipped cream, or if it contains flavored syrups or sugary creamers, … Continue reading The 15 Best Low-Carb Keto-Friendly Coffee Creamers
When I broke up with my first serious girlfriend (well, she did the breaking up), I was naïve, egocentric, and convinced I could think my way … Continue reading Common Symptoms of Depression That Doctors May Overlook