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Endocrine System

Sunscreen May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Warns

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living

As summer approaches, new evidence suggests men should be aware of what they're using to protect their skin -- particularly if they're planning on sta...

Hormones & The Environment: What We Can Learn from Frogs

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 02.22.2017 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

The point is not simply to fear the pollutants that may slip into the waters and wreak havoc on developing fetuses--though we should. But really, the history of endocrinology and nearly every new emerging study should challenge us to change the way we think about our hormonal selves.

'Hormone Disruptors' -- Not Just for Menopausal Mommas

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural beauty expert and safe cosmetics advocate Many see "hormone disruptors" and think that they only matter to "wo...

Why High Testosterone Pays Off With Age

Posted 12.28.2011 | Fifty

As an adolescent boy, it was the hormone responsible for the peach fuzz. As a young adult, it became the stereotypical crutch for all that pent up agg...

Time Of Our Lives

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paula Gordon

Today we right the wrong of so-called "daylight saving" and get back closer to being in sync with the sun in our obsession for tracking the arrow of time.

10 Dirty Little Secrets About Body Fat

Dr. Nicholas Perricone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nicholas Perricone

This past decade has seen a turn around in the way scientists regard white adipose tissue -- better known as body fat -- perhaps two of the most dreaded words of our generation.

Tears Demystified: Why Humans Cry

DivineCaroline | Allison Ford | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Crying is an emotional reaction that's completely unique to humans. Our capacity for complex thoughts and feelings means that we can cry whether we're...