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15 Supplements That Carry Serious Health Risks

Health.com | Posted 08.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Amanda MacMillan Despite their popularity in pharmacies, health food stores, and even hospitals, over-the-counter dietary supplements are not re...

I'm With Stupid: Daily Pizza Consumption Could Save Your Life

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.13.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Years ago, I had a friend in Aspen who was a very large man. He'd been an offensive lineman on his college's football team, and here in town he'd packed on a few more pounds through plenty of booze and unhealthy eating habits.

3 Stars Who Have Opened Up About Their Pee Problems

Health.com | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Celebs are leaking their very personal bladder issues. We say they deserve a hat tip for changing the conversation about urination.

Make Your Home Healthier in 2016

Dorit Sasson | Posted 01.15.2017 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

You've heard of New Year's health resolutions, but is your home making you sick? Doing your part to protect your home means reducing the exposure to toxins, pesticides, gases, mites and mold.

This Pro Athlete Workout Is Also For You

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: I’ve been reading a lot about HIIT. Should I give it a try, even though I’m out of shape? Answer: Yes. Yes, you should. HIIT, which ...

Top 5 Problems Facing Baby Boomers

Dorit Sasson | Posted 10.22.2016 | Fifty
Dorit Sasson

Many baby boomers, that group referring to post World War II born approximately between the years 1946-1964, has the lowest rate of poverty among all age groups according to the Census Bureau.

Everything You Need To Know About Motion Sickness

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

The question: What causes motion sickness and who is most likely to feel sick? The answer: No one knows for sure when it comes to the first part of th...

Why More Sleep Doesn't Always Make You Feel Well-Rested

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living

The question: On several occasions, I've woken up from a "good" night's sleep and still felt surprisingly tired and lethargic. What gives? Why can't I...

When You Lose Weight, You're Literally Disappearing Into Thin Air

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: According to my nutritionist, I’ve lost 15 pounds of fat this year. Where did it all go? The Answer: Our most predominant metaphor...

Sarah Klein

The Dangerous Truth About The Expired Medicine In Your Cabinet

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: Is it ever safe to use expired medications? The answer: We've all come across that bottle in the farthest corner of the medicine cabi...

Where Does Snot Come From?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

The question: Why do we get stuffy noses when we're sick? And why does it feel like I could blow my nose until the end of the time? The answer: Eve...

Why Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth Is Actually Pretty Darn Gross

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living

The question: Just how gross is it really if I forget to brush my teeth before bed every once in a while? The answer: Bad news: It's pretty gross. ...

Does The Sound Of Your Alarm Matter?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living

The question: Does the sound of my alarm have any effect on my morning? The answer: We think it's safe to say no one loves the sound of their alarm...

What To Do If You Smell 'Down There'

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: I'm a girl, and no matter what I try, how little or how much I clean it, or what products I try, I always have a smell... down there. Wh...

Amanda L. Chan

Why Biting Your Nails Is More Than Just A Bad Habit

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: I've always been told that I should stop biting my nails because it's "bad for me." But why is it bad? The answer: Sure, biting and p...

What You Need To Know Before You Reuse That Plastic Water Bottle

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: If it's just filled with water, what's so bad about not washing my water bottle? The answer: If you have a bottle that you use every ...

Here's What Gives Pools That Chlorine-y Smell (Spoiler: It's Gross)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living

The Question: Do I really have to shower before I go swimming? The Answer: That sign in the locker room is not a mere suggestion. While very few of...

Amanda L. Chan

This Will Make You Never, Ever Want To Sleep In Your Contact Lenses Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: Is it safe to sleep in my contacts? The answer: If you're a contact lens wearer, chances are you've snoozed with your contacts in at ...

The Gross Truth About How Often You Should Clean Your Pillow

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein & Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living

The question: How often should I clean my pillow? The answer: Every three weeks for the outer cover, and every three months for the pillow itself...

This Will Make You Never, Ever Want To Clean Your Ears Again

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: Is it true that I shouldn't use cotton swabs to clean my ears? The answer: Whether it was mom or grandma who said it first, she was d...

What's The Deal With Soy And Breast Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

Is Coconut Oil Really All It's Cracked Up To Be?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

7 Gross Health Problems & How To Fix Them

Refinery29 | Arielle Pardes | Posted 04.19.2014 | Style

There are things we can talk about with our friends, like our split ends or our overgrown cuticles. And then, there are the things we just don’t. Ca...

Ask Healthy Living: Does Sex Really Count As Exercise?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

Here's What Happens In Your Body When You Yawn

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...