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Health

We take a no-nonsense approach to wellness—the intersection between your body and your mind—so you can trust us to report on the latest scientific advancements and expert-backed advice, from how to fall asleep (and stay asleep) to everything you need to know to be well-informed about your reproductive health.
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10 Benefits of Good Posture, According to Experts

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Why Check-Ins With Your S.O. Are More Important Than You Think

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I Tried Endosphéres Therapy and It Depuffed My Entire Body

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Do You Have Chronic Yeast Infections? This May Be Why

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Probiotics 101: Exactly What to Look for in a Probiotic Supplement

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9 Things to Do When Doctors Don't Believe You're Sick

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Excessive Facial Hair Growth Could Be Hirsutism—Here's What You Need to Know

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The Best Sleep Music Apps of 2021
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Is Your Eye Constantly Twitching These Days? This Is Why

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8 Science-Backed Hangover Remedies That Actually Work

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Is Rewearing Workout Clothes Really That Bad?

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QQ: Why Is My Period So Light?

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"Cave Syndrome" May Be the Reason for Your Post-Pandemic Anxiety

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How to Set and Maintain Healthy Boundaries, According to Mental Health Experts

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How to Open Yourself Up to Vulnerability, According to a Therapist

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People Are Treating Yeast Infections With Coconut Oil—But Should You?

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BMI Isn't Necessarily an Indicator of Your Overall Health—Here's Why

Can Vaginal pH Get Thrown Off?
Can Your Vaginal pH Actually Get Thrown Off?

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Do Tight Workout Leggings Really Cause Yeast Infections?

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8 Benefits of Ice Baths You Might Not Know

Treating BV Without Antibiotics
Can You Get Rid of BV Without Antibiotics?

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Why Do I Sweat So Much When I Work Out? We investigate

Tummy Tuck Guide
All Your Questions About Tummy Tucks, Answered

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10 Ways to Alleviate the Symptoms of a Stiff Neck

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8 Physical Therapist-Recommended Home Remedies for Lower Back Pain

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Exactly How (and Why) to Find Your Neutral Spine Position

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If You've Been Using Heat Therapy on Sore Muscles, You Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good

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Excessive Sweating in Men: Derms Explain the Causes and Prevention

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How to Make a DIY Heating Pad, According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

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Brazilian Lymphatic Drainage Massages Have Become a Celebrity Fave—Here's Why

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How to Get Rid of Cramps From Your Period, According to Eastern and Western Medicine

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10 Ways to Get Rid of Athlete's Foot, According to Experts

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Can Menopause Cause Hair Loss? We Asked Physicians

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When Does Facial Hair Become a Red Flag for Hormonal Imbalance?

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I Suffered From Chronic UTIs For Years—Until This Probiotic Stopped Them

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Do Those Viral Posture Correctors Actually Work?

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15 Affordable Wellness Retreats That'll Give You a New Lease on Life

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8 Common Goal-Setting Mistakes, According To Life Coaches

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5 Psychologist-Approved Books to Read If You're Going Through a Breakup

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Ask a Derm: Understanding the Link Between Yellow Fingernails and Vitamin Deficiencies

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Cracked Heels Can Actually Be a Sign of This Vitamin Deficiency

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To Those Who Love Naps: Here’s Scientific Proof They're Good for Your Health

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From ER Nurses to Small Business Owners: 7 Real Stories of Pandemic Trauma

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How to Press the Reset Button on Your Life, According to a Personal Growth Expert

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Can You DIY Your Own Toothpaste? We Investigate

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Is Plant-Based Collagen As Good As The Real Thing?

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I am Not a Morning Person—Here's How I Trained Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M.

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This Adaptogen-Fueled "Focus" Drink Works Better Than Anything I've Ever Tried

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Self-Isolating Alone Has Made Me More Sexually Adventurous—Here's How

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Prebiotics and Bloating: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It

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"COVID-somnia" Is Real and This Alternative to White Noise Can Help

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Asparagus Root for Wellness: What You Need to Know

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How to Actually Enjoy Downtime, According to Psychologists

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Breastfeeding and CBD: What's Safe and What's Risky?

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People Are Using This Popular Mouthwash as a Foot Soak—So Does it Work?

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Yes, No-Mess Period Sex Is Possible—And It Has Some Awesome Health Benefits

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Here's How to Use Tinctures to Improve Your Sleep, Digestion, and More

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7 Wellness Experts Explain "Body Neutrality" and Why It's Worth Exploring

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Curious If It's Okay to Sleep in a Bra? OBGYNs Explain