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Bloating Is Usually Nothing To Worry About, But These Are The 7 Red Flags To Watch For

Aside from being one of the most annoying PMS symptoms known to women, bloating can happen any time of the month, to anyone, and I’m willing to bet you’ve been there before. It's that awful sensation that feels like you've got some sort of weighted p…
By Julia Guerra

Raw Milk Is The "Healthy" Trend You're Better Off Avoiding & Here's Why

Someone really needs to sit me down and explain these pseudo-health trends popping up on social feeds, because TBH, I’m just not seeing the appeal. Look, raw water was one thing — I mean, I get it, it comes from dear old mother Earth, and nature is g…
By Julia Guerra

This New Podcast Will Completely Change The Way You Think About Your Health — EXCLUSIVE

Have you ever realized that "health" and "wellness" are completely subjective ideas? Yes, both terms have rigid dictionary definitions, but essential oil brand Saje’s Well Now podcast is here to expand these meanings by opening your ears and your min…
By Julia Guerra

Donald Trump’s Biggest Action On Gun Control Last Year Is So Upsetting Now

In the aftermath of a tragic school shooting, the question of gun control and how to prevent mass shootings is on everyone's mind. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, a former student allegedly unleashed rapid gunfire in a high school in Parkland, Florida, killin…
By Daniella Bondar

8 Amazon Products You Need If You're On A Health Kick Right Now

You know that meme that says you don't go to Target because you need something, you go to Target and let Target tell you what you need? Well, I kind of feel the same way about Amazon. TBH, it's a truly magical website, and as a self-proclaimed wellne…
By Georgina Berbari

Doing Yoga Can Help You Maintain Glowing Skin & Here's How, According To An Expert

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed yogi, or you just dabble in the practice from time to time, chances are you didn’t just wake up one day and hit the mat (unless that’s exactly what happened, and if so, right on). Everyone has their reasons for why th…
By Julia Guerra

3 Ways To Set Healthy Boundaries In Your Relationship, According To Experts

Love is not about completely merging with another person. Love is choosing to be with someone else while retaining a healthy sense of your own self. That's why it's so important to have boundaries in relationships. They keep your priorities clear eve…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

Selena Gomez Says 2018 Is All About One Thing For Her & It's So Inspiring

Selena Gomez might be a literal rockstar when it comes to music, but she's also become one of Hollywood's most outspoken advocates for mental health awareness. In a recent interview with Harper's Bazaar, Selena Gomez's quotes about her health showed …
By Caroline Burke

JAY-Z Got Real About Mental Health Stigma & We're So Here For It

It's important for all of us to feel comfortable having open conversations about mental health, but it's always especially inspiring when we see a high-profile celebrity making strides to keep that conversation going. JAY-Z talked about mental health…
By Caroline Burke

This Is What It Might Mean If You Always Have Dreams About Working Out

Let's face it, dreams are weird AF. Like, I'm just out here trying to get a good night's sleep, and here are these random AF, vivid images playing over and over in my brain without my consent. Am I the only one mildly bewildered by this? Plus, lately…
By Georgina Berbari

8 Olympic Athletes Reveal Their Favorite Snacks & Wow, My Mouth Is Watering

Close your eyes and imagine you’re balancing your stance at the tippy top of an alpine. When you look down, all you see is land blanketed by snow, and the twists and turns through flag-markers you’re about to dodge, hopefully unscathed, before reachi…
By Julia Guerra

This New iPhone Feature Will Change The Way You Go To The Doctor

I'm going to be up front here: I have tried to delete the Health app from my iPhone many times. If I'm out of storage, it's one of the first apps I go to to remove. Unfortunately, it's not possible to delete the app, so it just sits there on my phone…
By Carolyn Bernucca

You Can Ask Your Amazon Alexa For Health Advice & It's As Creepy As It Is Helpful

Guys, I just got an Amazon Alexa for Christmas, and I'm low-key concerned that she's going to take over the world. I mean, this b*tch can do everything. I literally whisper her name under my breath and she's prepared as hell to help me with absolutel…
By Georgina Berbari

Here's How Your Health Can Change In A Toxic Relationship, According To Experts

We often talk about how it feels to be in an unhealthy relationship, but we give less thought to how toxic relationships affect your health. Like any prolonged stressful experience, it's bound to have some physical and mental effects, right? After al…
By Rachel Shatto

The Surprising Ways Dating Apps Can Affect Your Mental Health, According To Experts

If you own a cell phone and are, you know, breathing, then chances are, you have at least one dating app on there. After all, who can resist having what's essentially an all-you-can-date buffet at your finger tips? But here's the thing: Yes, dating a…
By Rachel Shatto

The Government Shutdown Might Make This Flu Season Even More Dangerous & Here's Why

As if this flu season wasn't scary enough, you might want to take some time to understand how the government shutdown affects your health, because it has a lot to do with flu season. In more ways than one, the government plays a crucial role in allow…
By Caroline Burke

Loneliness Is So Bad In The UK That They Have A Minister For It & Do We Need One, Too?

It's inevitable to feel lonely from time to time throughout your life. It's not a pleasant feeling, but it's as common and unavoidable an emotion as any other. However, the state of societal loneliness is starting to reach such unprecedented heights …
By Caroline Burke

Trump Can Eat McDonald's & Stay Healthy Because Of His "Incredible Genes," Doctor Says

It's one of the age old questions in life: How come some people can eat terribly and have good health, but others can't? Thanks to President Donald Trump's latest physical exam, you don't have to look any further for the answer. The White House docto…
By Joseph Milord

Take These 5 Steps To Try To Avoid The Flu This Season

I don't want to be the bearer of bad news (especially if 2018 is off to an exceptional start for you), but I unfortunately have a not-so-great update to share: The United States is currently experiencing a flu epidemic. It's important that you're awa…
By Collette Reitz

The Truth About How The Foods You Eat Affect Your Mood, According To Experts

A few months ago, after my mood had been in a bit of a downward slump for a few weeks, a friend suggested that I start experimenting with more nourishing foods in my diet and to start taking probiotics, because she'd noticed a major improvement in he…
By Annakeara Stinson

You Have To Master These Healthy Habits By 25 If You Want To Be A Real "Adult"

As much as I personally refuse to acknowledge this, turning 25 is apparently a milestone for adulthood. By 25, you're expected to be mature enough to survive out in the real world, to not only be making money, but saving money, and you're generally e…
By Caroline Burke

7 Lazy Health Hacks That Actually Work & Require Almost No Effort On Your Part

When you're trying to keep your professional and personal lives humming along, who has time for healthy living? Sometimes it can feel totally unattainable to create any sort of consistent or nutritious meal plan. When you get home at 8 p.m. most nigh…
By Caroline Burke

Serena Williams Had A Major Health Scare After Giving Birth & The Story Is Terrifying

Mothers have always taken pride in sharing their birth stories, but there are some that just aren’t as happy to share. Some women experienced horror stories that made them feel scared, violated, and in danger. Serena Williams had a major health scare…
By Chelsea Stewart

6 Vegan Foods That'll Help You Snack Your Way To Healthier Skin

The never-ending war waged against terrible, blotchy, painful acne is a frustrating one. It can hurt your self-confidence, and it can spiral into a miserable cycle: Your skin's covered in pimples, so you slap makeup on, which only makes your skin bre…
By Caroline Burke

A Democratic Lawmaker Introduced A “Stable Genius Act,” & It’s An Epic Burn

Oh 2018, what an interesting year you've already been in just these nine short days. Following explosive suggestions that President Donald Trump is mentally unfit for office, the president went on the defensive and asserted that he is a "very stable …
By Bernadette Deron

Here's The Truth About That "Sweat Test" The Kardashians Tried On Their Show

You may be a certified yogi, a workout fiend, or you just might sweat a lot (hi, me too), but do you actually know what your sweat can tell you about your health? The Kardashians do — or at least, they tried to figure it out in the most recent episod…
By Caroline Burke

Meghan Markle's Favorite Snacks Sound Delicious & You Can Definitely Make Them At Home

They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but it really doesn't matter whether bae is a boy or a girl. If your partner is a self-proclaimed foodie, the same rule applies. Prince Harry, for example, better make sure the royal fridge is…
By Julia Guerra

Congresspeople Talked To A Psychiatry Expert About Donald Trump's Mental Health

Dozens of Democratic lawmakers are concerned about whether President Donald Trump's mental and physical health makes him fit to continue on in his presidency. To further explore their concerns, lawmakers brought in Yale University psychiatry professo…
By Yasaman Khorsandi

8 Things To Throw Away For Better Health & More Happiness In 2018

It's new year's resolution month! The beginning of the year is here, which means we're all making changes in the name of self-improvement. So many people have plans to weave new fitness routines or wellness habits into their lives, but TBH, carrying …
By Annakeara Stinson

Drinking "Raw Water" Is The Latest "Health Trend" You Really Shouldn't Try

2018 is starting off on a very concerning note as far as health and wellness goes, and if this is any indicator of what the next 12 months will bring, I’m honestly a little scared for our insides. Normally, I’d give even the most ridiculous health tr…
By Julia Guerra

These Are The Yoga Poses You Need To Battle Even The Most Brutal Of Winter Colds

As the chilly outdoor temperatures continue to drop, so does your immunity. The winter is not forgiving when it comes to flu-like symptoms and pesky colds, but that doesn't mean that there aren't ways to prevent congestion and coughing fits. Rolling …
By Georgina Berbari

Trump Says Democrats & Republicans Will "Come Together" For A New Health Care Plan

On the day after Christmas, President Donald Trump returned to a topic he discussed before his holiday break began: bipartisanship. Last time, he tweeted about Democrats and Republicans working together on infrastructure. This time, Trump tweeted abo…
By Joseph Milord

Here's Why CHIP Is Important To Millions Of Children Without Health Care

Over the past three months, one of the most important political subjects in America has revolved around four letters: CHIP. If you're wondering what CHIP is, don't worry. Plenty of people — especially those who either don't have children, or who do h…
By Joseph Milord

How Important Is It To Actually Get Along With Your Partner's Friends?

There are a lot of reasons why it might not be easy to get along with your partner's friends. Oftentimes, the friends of the person you are dating have known them for longer than you have. That means you exist outside of a shared history of intimacy …
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

6 Healthy Habits To Adopt In The New Year That You'll Actually Want To Stick To

I'm making an executive decision this December, people: Instead of coming up with an unrealistic set of new year's resolutions that will totally floor you to the ground within the first week of January, let's all consider some healthy habits for the …
By Caroline Burke

Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez's Astrological Compatibility Proves You Can "Never Say Never"

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are finally back together, and I for one am ecstatic about it. Young love is beautiful and careless, but more than that, these two are living proof that opposites attract. They might not seem like opposites at first gla…
By Rosebud Baker

5 "Healthy" Trends From 2017 That We Need To Ditch As We Move Into The New Year

2017 is coming to a close, and I for one couldn't be happier about it. We've endured the first year of what's shaping up to be the most tumultuous presidency in recent history, not to mention the fact that the world is 99 percent sure Kylie Jenner is…
By Caroline Burke

6 Toxic Things To Give Up For The New Year, For The Sake Of Your Mental Health

Guys, the new year is finally approaching. And we all know that with the calendar change will come the urgent need to get rid of any and all bad habits and to transform, like a phoenix rising out of the ashes, into Wonder Woman. Except, it never seem…
By Caroline Burke

This Is How The GOP's Tax Bill Could Impact Obamacare

As Republicans in the U.S. Senate continue their efforts to pass a sweeping tax reform bill, reports of medical groups' opposition to one potential result of the bill continue to surface. It's no secret why these groups, which usually focus on matter…
By Joseph Milord

Science Says Your Twitter Can Reveal More About Your Mental Health Than You Might Realize

Sometimes we use social media as a way to escape from issues or stressors in our IRL daily lives. Other times, we use it as a vessel to actually communicate those same problems, which is why social media use can be such a double-edged sword for some …
By Caroline Burke

This Is Why Copay-Free Birth Control Is So Important To Me

Today, as I do every three months, I went to my local pharmacy to pick up my birth control. As I walked up to the counter, I let out a sigh relief that I didn’t have to open my wallet to receive my chosen form of contraception. This is all thanks to …
By Jaquii Gonzalez

An Inside Look At Kim K’s Exercise Regimen & The Moves She Does With Her Trainer

If you watched Keeping Up With The Kardashians on Nov. 5, you met someone who Kim has been keeping very close lately — her trainer, Melissa Alcantara. Kim's latest and greatest fitness journey on Snapchat, during which you see her amazing workouts an…
By Laura Rizzo

People Are Calling Trump Hypocritical For Mental Health Comment On Texas Church Shooting

A mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday, Nov. 5, left at least 26 people dead and dozens more wounded. During a press conference in Tokyo, Japan on Monday, President Donald Trump called the Texas shooting a "mental health i…
By Hannah Golden

13 Myths About Healthy Eating That Only Sound True, But Are Just Plain False

Healthy eating can be exhausting. And by that, I don't mean the eating or planning itself, as much as I mean the nonstop and often brutally intense conversations people tend to push on you about what healthy eating means to them. For every one truth …
By Caroline Burke

9 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes That Will Instantly Make Your Mouth Water

It's true that Thanksgiving is about giving thanks for the amazing family and friends in our lives, but we can all agree that the Thanksgiving dinner is another important thing we're extremely thankful for. I personally can't wait to consume all of t…
By Rachel Chapman

This Is What Trump Is Doing About The Opioid Epidemic

On Thursday, Oct. 26 President Donald Trump announced that the opioid epidemic is a "public health emergency," declaring that it is a serious issue for the country to contend with. The epidemic of both prescription and non-prescription drug abuse has…
By Yasaman Khorsandi

How To Know If Your Moon Signs Are Compatible When Literally Nothing Else Looks Promising

Look, there's a lot to think about when it comes to what makes a couple compatible. It takes a lot, like communication, compromise, and probably you need a spell book, tongue of newt and a raven's feather to make a relationship work. It's nearly impo…
By Rosebud Baker

Science Is Working Hard To Make Dark Chocolate A Legit Health Food & Honestly, Bless Up

For the record, I’ve considered dark chocolate part of a well-balanced diet ever since the day my taste buds were blessed with its rich, cocoa flavor, so it’s about time science caught up with me. Now, apparently, Mars and other brand-name chocolatie…
By Julia Guerra

This Brutal Photo Shows The Silent Pain That So Many Hairdressers Endure On The Job

When I think of things that are bad for my health, a box of blueberry Pop-Tarts or one too many frozen margaritas instantly come to mind. But apparently sugary indulgent treats are nothing compared to the horrors your body can go through when you're …
By Georgina Berbari

Trump’s Health Care Plan Won't Start Anytime Soon, But it Could Still Spell Trouble

After Republicans in Congress tried and failed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) better known as Obamacare, the White House has moved to erode the ACA on its own. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Thursday, Oct. 12…
By Alex Berg