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

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.17.2014 | 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...

Is It Ever OK To Pop A Blister?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: Can I pop this blister -- pretty please? The answer: Blisters are among the most common problems runners face on the regular. The goo...

Yes, You Can Be 'Big Boned' (But That's Not Why You're Overweight)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: I weigh more because I'm big boned... right?! The answer: It's a classic excuse of sorts, to those of us worried about our weight. Ma...

Your Perpetually Stuffed Nose Is Just Your Body Fighting The Good Fight

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.13.2014 | 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 10.13.2014 | 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 10.13.2014 | 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 Replace Your Pillow

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

The question: How often should I replace my pillow? The answer: Nearly 70 percent of people say a comfortable pillow is very important to a good ni...

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...

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...

Ask Healthy Living: Does High Altitude Really Help You Lose Weight?

Posted 03.27.2014 | 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 Why Your Brain Will Never Be The Same Again After Drinking Alcohol

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.17.2014 | 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...

Why Some People Don't Like To 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...

Ask Healthy Living: Do Airplanes Make Us Sick?

Posted 03.01.2014 | 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...

Why You Should Never, Ever Put A Lemon Wedge In Your Glass Of Water

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 01.29.2014 | 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...

Why Do I Wake Up Right Before My Alarm Goes Off?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | 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...

Why Do We Lose Our Appetite When We're Sick?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | 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...

Why Do Sore Muscles Feel Worse On The Second Day?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | 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...