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Why Health Cleanses Aren’t So Healthy

ByLizzie Braicks
Maybe it’s just me, but the cultural craze around “cleanses” seems a little questionable.  In the last year or so, the trend of juicing seems to have exploded, going from what was once a celebrity fad to a generally accepted food trend. This trend…

This New Study Just Gave You A Really Good Reason To Indulge Your Chocolate Obsession

ByJordan Bissell
Until about a year ago, I did not buy into the chocolate hype. If given the choice, I used to pick cookie dough ice cream every time, and I always preferred fruity desserts to anything rich in chocolate. Dang was I missing out, though. Once I was…

5 Totally Unexpected Ways Sex Can Make You Physically Healthier

ByAlison Segel
Sex is fun, but is it good for you, too? Of course, it bonds you with your partner which is important in every relationship... and you get to orgasm, which, personally, I love doing. However, I wasn't sure about all the physical benefits of sex. Is…

A Company’s Major Health Controversy

ByAlly Batista
You may have heard of the company CVS. I mean I only visit the drugstore about 14 times a week, so I assume that it’s somewhat popular. What you may not know, however, is that they are completely strict when it comes to their employees. CVS is now…

Planned Parenthood Slams Senate GOP's Newest Version Of The Healthcare Bill

ByAlexandra Svokos
After weeks of discussions and work, Senate Republicans released their updated health care bill, and Planned Parenthood is not happy about it. And it looks an awful lot like their last health care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). The…

Miss USA's Answer On Health Care Was Controversial, But Redirect Your Outrage

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Kara McCullough, the newly crowned Miss USA, generated controversy on Sunday night over an answer she gave onstage at the pageant about health care (in addition to remarks she made about feminism). McCullough was asked whether health care is a…

If You're A Woman Without Insurance, The AHCA Makes Getting Health Care Even Harder

ByAmanda Fama
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) — the Republicans' new health care plan to repeal and replace Obamacare — was passed in the House on Thursday. Should the bill get through Senate and become law, it is predicted to have many negative affects…

Miss USA 'Clarifies' Statement: 'I Do Believe Healthcare Should Be A Right'

ByJoseph Milord
Miss USA has changed her tune. During a Tuesday morning appearance on ABC's Good Morning America, newly crowned pageant winner Kara McCullough made an U-turn on her recent comments about health care. McCullough told GMA co-host Michael Strahan, I…

10 Tweets That Explain Why The Senate Health Care Vote Is So Controversial

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Republicans have been fighting to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) for years, and they're continuing that effort in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, July 25. The GOP's long struggle to undo Obamacare has been complicated,…

Hillary Clinton Reveals Her Favorite GOP Healthcare Meme And It's So, So Savage

ByAlexandra Svokos
Hillary Clinton was able to get a few laughs out of the chaos of the Donald Trump administration. She revealed what made her feel vindicated at the Women in the World Summit in New York City on Thursday evening. To be clear, Clinton said she does…

Pretty Much All Of America Hates The GOP Health Care Bill, New Poll Shows

ByJohn Haltiwanger
The Senate Republican health care bill is wildly unpopular, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. Just 17 percent of Americans approve of the bill, known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), according to the poll. Overall, just…

How Trumpcare Would Affect Your Ability To Take Care Of Your Sexual Health

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
The American Health Care Act (AHCA), also known as Trumpcare, is the GOP's attempted plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A version of the AHCA was passed by the House of Representatives in early May and now, the Senate version of the…

Everyone's Slamming Pic Of Trump's Planned Parenthood Meeting Over Ironic Detail

ByHope Schreiber
On Thursday, March 23, President Donald Trump met with a group of conservatives known as the House Freedom Caucus. His hope was to strike a deal with the members, who are all senators, to vote for the American Health Care Act and to repeal…

Disabled Protesters Angry Over GOP Health Care Bill Dragged Away In Capitol

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Disabled and wheelchair-bound protesters were reportedly physically removed from outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office on Thursday after the Senate version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was released. Video shows Capitol…

Don't Worry, That Horrible New Texas Abortion Law Is Already Being Fought

ByAlexandra Svokos
Texas lawmakers are trying to institute a new law where aborted fetuses need to be buried or cremated. But the Avenger-like legal superhero team of the Center for Reproductive Rights and Whole Woman's Health are absolutely not having that…

Your Odds Of An Unplanned Pregnancy Will Spike With New GOP Health Care Bill

ByAlexandra Svokos
The GOP's newly introduced health care plan would lead to thousands of additional births, according to an estimate made by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO is a government group that analyzes budgets. It's nonpartisan, which…

Trump Put Out A Statement For "Men's Health Week" And Twitter Is In Shock

ByAlexandra Svokos
The Donald Trump White House put out a statement for "Men's Health Week" on Monday, June 12. Yup, that's right. Trump is out here talking about men's health. Men's Health Week was started by the (heavily male) Congress in 1994. It's celebrated in…

Tomi Lahren And Chelsea Handler Couldn't Disagree More On Health Care

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Tomi Lahren and Chelsea Handler are set to debate on Saturday, July 29. There's been a lot of anticipation surrounding the Lahren-Handler debate, given their views on politics couldn't be more different. One issue they don't see eye-to-eye on in…

16 'Healthy' Habits And Trends That Aren't Actually Healthy For You At All

BySpoon University
Our society gets so caught up with what's the latest health trend that the word "healthy" starts to lose its meaning. Everyone has their own perception of what "healthy" is, which makes constructing one definition of health very difficult. What…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pointed Out An Important Issue About Health Care Over Twitter

ByShelby Black
By now, we all know that Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez means business. Since clinching her victory to represent New York's 14th District, the 29-year old politician has openly voiced her plans for 2019, and they could change…

Here's What Happens To Women's Health In America Under Donald Trump

ByAlexandra Svokos
A Donald Trump presidency will impact several issues across the United States, including women's health. Women's health advocates cheered in late June when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of protecting abortion rights in the landmark case Whole…

Bernie Said “Thousands” Will Die With GOP Health Care, And Research Agrees

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Senator Bernie Sanders has made it no secret how he feels about how Republicans in Congress are currently approaching health care. Republicans in the House and Senate have each introduced health care bills, neither of which are very different from…

5 Simple Warning Signs That Your Pet's Health Might Be Suffering

ByShannon Ullman
If you've ever been a pet owner, you know that your furry friend instantly becomes an extension of your family. Although some might say that caring for a pet is a chore, think of it as a way of looking out for your best friend. You wouldn't let your…

Quay Healthclub

ByRobert Anthony
Fitness just got more attractive at the Quay Healthclub. Discover a host of wellbeing opportunities, especially with the introduction of three premium facilities: High Altitude Suite, Quay Skillz Youth Facility & Rock Climbing Wall. At the club…

Here's How Trump's Health Care Bill Will Further Bankrupt Our Generation

ByAlexandra Svokos
The House Republicans, led by Paul Ryan, have a health care plan that would hurt millennials' wallets. The GOP's American Health Care Act would replace the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), and there are a lot of changes. Some of the…

A Red Wine Pill Is Coming So You Can Get Your Daily Dose Without The Hangover

ByAmanda Fama
OK, I'll admit it: I love red wine more than your average gal does. Like, a lot more. In my opinion, red wine-drunk is the best kind of drunk you can be. Don't judge me. I know you secretly agree. Why? Because while you're indulging in a rich bottle…

Everyone Is Slamming This Senator Over His Tweet About The Health Care Vote

ByAlexandra Svokos
The health care debate in the Senate hit a tipping point on Thursday, going into Friday morning, as senators entered a "Vote-a-Rama," wherein a bunch of votes are conducted in one long sitting. It's an hours-long process that is literally going on…

This New Feature From Fitbit Will Make Tracking Your Period So Easy & I Need It Now

ByCollette Reitz
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a priority for many people. Looking for ways to stay active can be tough at times, but thankfully, there are products out there that help keep you on track. Now, your favorite step-counting gadget is about to…

Khloé K's 'Revenge Body' Has Health Experts Calling It Not 'Body Positive'

ByHope Schreiber
I love a good revenge story. Being petty at the expense of an ex sounds like a great time to me, although I'm not fairly creative in the art. My revenge tactic usually comes in the form of a passive aggressive Instagram post, showing just how great…

Ivanka Trump's Silence On Women's Health Is Deafening — EXCLUSIVE

ByAlexandra Svokos
Women's health has been under attack since the election of Donald Trump, and it's past time for Ivanka Trump to address it. As someone who has built her image on the concept of empowering women, it's noticeable that Trump has not spoken about the…

With Failure Of GOP Health Care Bill, Trump Takes His Biggest L Yet

ByJohn Haltiwanger
On Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump took what was arguably the biggest loss of his time so far in office when the GOP health care plan to replace Obamacare completely failed in Congress. Republicans did not have the votes, so President…

Hillary Clinton Clapped Back At The GOP On Health Care And It’s So, So Savage

ByLilli Petersen
Hillary Rodham Clinton may not have won, but she sure ain't beaten. The former secretary of state and 2016 presidential candidate dropped the mic on Twitter on July 5, when she tweeted out this glorious response to GOP accusations that asked where…

Bernie’s Health Care Plan Sounds Nice, But Is It Actually Realistic?

ByAlexandra Svokos
Just a few hours before the Democratic debate on Sunday, Bernie Sanders released his health care plan. It was a call for a sweeping single-player (AKA universal) health care system where everyone gets insurance run by the government. Essentially the…

Laws Say Abortion Gives Women Depression, But Scientific Study Says Otherwise

ByAlexandra Svokos
Women seeking abortions in Texas are now supposed to read a pamphlet from the Department of State Health Services that says abortion is linked to depression and suicide. There's just one major issue with that: There has been no proven link between…

Your Handwriting Can Reveal Way More About Your Health Than You Think

ByRosey Baker
Graphology has always been a fun way to deconstruct ourselves. It tells us things like how extroverted we are, how open we are to new ideas and how we behave in our relationships. Much like astrology or numerology, it provides an analytical view of…

These Unusual Wellness Tricks Will Keep You Feeling Good Without Gym Or Savage Diet

ByShannon Ullman
The quest for health and wellness can be a long and confusing road. Between doctors, social media, the news and your mother telling you what's best, it's hard to know who to listen to. Between well-meaning people with wrong information and those who…

9 Surprising Ways Your Health Can Be Affected By Where You Live

ByLittleThings
There are many factors that go into choosing a place to live. If you have children, you might look at school districts. If you're a swimmer, you might want someplace near the ocean. But, it never dawned on me to consider my health when picking where…

Congress Starts Working Together On Health Care And We're Pleasantly Surprised

ByJoseph Milord
Democrats and Republicans are trying something new: working together in Congress on health care and contradicting President Donald Trump in the process. As Trump continues to urge the GOP to try repealing and replacing Obamacare -- an effort which…

Women's Health Took A Major Hit In Georgia's Congressional Election

ByJoseph Milord
Karen Handel made history on Tuesday night. After winning this week's special House election in Georgia, the 55-year-old Republican will soon become the first GOP woman from her state to join Congress. Handel acknowledged the milestone during her…

The GOP Health Care Vote Just Got Delayed, So Call Your Senator ASAP

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Lacking the necessary votes to see it passed, Senate Republicans have decided to delay a vote on their health care bill, known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday. The bill, which is part of the…

14 Celebrities Who Have Opened Up About Their Mental Health

ByMarquaysa Battle
About one in five adults are effected by mental illness in the United States every  year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). That's 43.8 million people. And one in 25 people have a mental illness that interferes with…

Women's Health Groups Are Really Not Happy With The Senate's Health Care Vote

ByAlexandra Svokos
Planned Parenthood and other major women's health organizations have responded to the Senate's vote on the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). The Republican-majority Senate, with a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence, voted to open…

4 Real AF Ways Having Sex Can Benefit Your Mental Health

ByAlison Segel
Here's a fun fact you may not have known: Not only is sex nourishing for your bod, but the benefits of sex on your mental health are also strong. Isn't that great news? We should all be having more sex. Dr. Martha Lee, clinical sexologist and…

Why Miss USA's Answers On Feminism And Health Care Matter After The Competition

ByMarquaysa Battle
Miss USA District of Columbia, Kára McCullough, is a black woman, a nuclear scientist and an advocate for science education, which makes her another fantastic show of diversity in the line up of title winners. Last year, Deshauna Barber took the…

Reason Trump's Mar-A-Lago Club Was Fined For 'Hazardous' Food Is So, So Gross

ByAlexandra Svokos
President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort has one more strike against it -- and this time, it's all about health. Mar-a-Lago, where Trump has infamously spent a majority of his weekends since the Inauguration, is already controversial. For one,…

Senator John McCain Just Shockingly Voted Against The GOP's Health Care Plan

ByAlexandra Svokos
In a twist many were hoping for but few actually expected, Senator John McCain voted against the GOP's "skinny repeal" health care plan. The vote came around 1:30 a.m. ET on Friday, July 28. This was in the midst of an overnight "Vote-a-Rama" on…

Lady Gaga's Mom Wants You To Prioritize Your Mental Health & Here's How — EXCLUSIVE

ByKelli Boyle
Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, created the Born This Way Foundation in honor of teens across America — their lives, their struggles, their activism. They wanted the foundation to be a place where teens could feel empowered to speak…

How 2016 Inspired Me To Make A Major Mental Health Maintenance Change In 2017

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
They say the mind is a terrible thing to waste, but the reality is we often overlook our mental health in favor of all the obligatory demands in our everyday life. But our mental health is essential for success in all areas of our life. Even though…

Planned Parenthood Slaps Some Sense Into Trump With Most No-Duh Statement

ByAlexandra Svokos
President Donald Trump is trying to defund Planned Parenthood in his attempt to get a health care bill passed. Trump is forcing a vote on the House Republicans' health care plan, the American Health Care Act. On Thursday night, Trump said the House…