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In "Loo" of Good Taste

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.16.2015 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I shudder to think how my parents would have survived in today's anything-goes, nothing-is-sacred, sexually charged society. Their values were black and white, wrong and right, good and bad, with little wiggle room for compromise.

You're Using The Toilet All Wrong

Brian Leaf | Posted 07.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Leaf

If you're sitting on the toilet reading this, it's high time you squatted instead. Though little practiced in the United States, crouching down on the commode is how most of the world has pooped into antiquity. And science is starting to catch up.

Don't Fart in Front of Hot Paramedics

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.06.2015 | Comedy
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I decided to sit up, run some fingers through my matted hair, and, at the very least, cross my legs delicately at the ankle -- even if it felt like I was giving birth to Balrog triplets. And that's when it happened. A fart with the supernova velocity and resonance of the Hella Supertone Air Horn unexpectedly erupted from me.

What To Do When You're Constipated

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Everybody poops, but not everybody poops well: A recent study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology found that the number of people ar...

Constipation Emergencies On The Rise

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - The number of people going to U.S. emergency rooms for constipation has been going up, and so has...

Creativity and the Ordinary

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Miriam Ava

Consider housekeeping your launchpad to happiness. Clearing away what no longer sparks joy (thanks, Marie Kondo), creating space for what you envision, and anticipating beauty -- that's what opens you up to the heavens. Let the good rush in and through you, and then ship your art.

Simple Cure for Cat Constipation

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

The most common cause of constipation in a kitty is inadequate fluid intake. Cats are by nature infrequent and inefficient water drinkers. They depend...

How I Got Rid of My Obstructions and Learned to Thrive

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosalie Puiman

By doing a self-love challenge, I build a habit in consciously taking time out of my busy day as a working mom to take care of myself. I now realize that to be able to be the business owner, coach, mom, partner, friend, daughter and sister I want to be, I need to be me first.

Yagana Shah

5 Surefire Signs You're Aging Too Fast

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty

Sure we've known all along getting older means heading down a path of graying hair, a couple of wrinkles here and there, and maybe losing the youthful...

Pulp Fiction? The Bottom Line on Juicing

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Your juicer may belong on the shelf next to the other fallen health products. It is a device that takes healthy foods (fruits and vegetables) and renders them less healthy. It eliminates fiber, turns solid food into a liquid and facilitates a huge increase in consumption.

How to Be Present? Start Here

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 11.08.2013 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

Having three children swallows me whole. I love them fiercely, but I'm not always paying attention to them.

7 (Non-Yogurt) Snacks That Improve Digestion

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Nothing against Jamie Lee Curtis, but sometimes we're not in the mood for yogurt -- or we don't have a spoon. These alternative foo...

5 Things Your Surgeon Forgets to Tell You

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

Going into surgery soon? Make sure you know about the "five little pearls" -- bits of practical wisdom that won't be in that fancy color pamphlet that the surgeon gives you or the packet of loose papers that the nurse shoves into your hands as you're hurried out the door after surgery.

Constipation 101, Part II: You, Improved!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Identifying a food you react to can be more challenging, since it's possible to have reactions that occur one to two days after eating something. In addition, when we eat a food frequently, we often cannot recognize the symptoms it causes, since we're too used to them to identify them.

Constipation 101, Part I: You, From the Inside Out

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Extra and undigested food is processed through the intestines. Interestingly though, you don't seem to get rid of nearly half as much as you take in!

The Day My Throat Begin To Tighten

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

'How are you handling all your stress?' a friend who's also a life coach asked me recently. 'I'm really interested to know.' I loaded scrambled eggs onto a piece of rye toast and took a gluttonous bite.

WATCH: Seagulls On Laxatives Prank Is An Instant, Messy Classic

TheFW.com | Posted 07.24.2012 | Weird News

Seagulls will eat just about anything they can get their beaks on. So when the scavengers spot a bunch of potato chips, there is little doubt they’r...

The Real Reason You May Be Having Tingles

Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty

Everyone gets the tingles, right? It's normal to have odd cravings, isn't it? Maybe not. In the above video, Dr. Nancy Snyderman discusses some strang...

10 Tips For Combating Irregularity

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

If you've struggled with constipation, you're not alone: Studies estimate that constipation affects between 12 and 19 percent of Americans and 63 million people in North America.

13 Surprising Causes Of Constipation

Health | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living

What causes constipation? Well, the obvious culprits include a low fiber diet, repeatedly ignoring the urge to go, not drinking enough water, or a...

Poop Is Popular

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Poop Is Popular. CBS's Harry Smith is having an on-air colonoscopy. This is just one example of the media embracing what I predict will become a Poop Is Popular national "movement."

Why Common Foods May Hurt Your Health

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

There's a disease that American doctors are absolutely terrible at diagnosing. It's estimated that three million Americans have celiac disease, and only a small percentage of them know it.

Strange Bedfellow

Suz Redfearn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suz Redfearn

The event happened decades ago, but the memory remains terribly vivid. I awoke suddenly, alone, in my mom's dimly lit bedroom in the middle of a blustery South Florida night.

Constipated? Top 5 Green Ways to Start Crapping Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guest post by Makenna Goodman, Chelsea Green Publishing (www.chelseagreen.com) There's never a good time to be constipated. It's not fun. Not fun at...

Ultimate Balance: What to Eat This Season

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Avant Stover

To ensure a strong immune system through the winter months, find ways to connect and harmonize with your surroundings now. One of the best ways to do this is by eating foods that are in season.