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Hey Fran Hey — The Huffington Post conducts study confirming...

<b>The Huffington Post conducts study confirming effectiveness of the Oil Pulling Method |</b> Read the article <b>here.</b><p>If you’ve been following me for awhile, …

naturalhealth

Chronic stress can hurt your memory

Do you tend to forget things when you're stressed? Like when you're late for a meeting and can't remember where you left your car keys? Or when you have to give a big presentation and suddenly forget all your talking points seconds before you start?<p>There's nothing like stress to make your memory go …

7 waterproof mascaras for a rainy day

Sibling Study Shows Little Difference Between Breast- and Bottle-Feeding

A study out Tuesday that questions the stated benefits of breast-feeding is sure to reignite the debate over whether breast is best.<p>The new research, …

10 Weird Things That Destroy Your Immunity

Nix these bad habits, and the cold and flu will be no match against your immune system

This Just In: Pubic Hair Might Be Back

But do we really care?<p>Whether you shave it, trim it, wax it, or pretty much ignore it, your relationship with your pubic hair is probably a personal one. Most likely your style has changed a few times—with age, relationships, or you know, lack of time. But are pubic hair preferences really swayed …

Hair

Don't Dump Your Midwife

<i>Updated: Feb. 5, 10:55 a.m.</i><p>Major pediatric and gynecological groups recommend hospital births as the safest option for women, but it’s not …

What Happens to Your Body When You Have a Hangover

Last night? Amazing! Today: A world of hurt. Here's what your body is dealing with<p><b>Head</b>One major issue: dehydration. Excess alcohol upsets the production of vasopressin, a hormone that controls fluid balance. This sends you rushing to the ladies' room (repeatedly) the night of, and can leave your …

Is A Fee The Best Way To Reduce Dangerous Antibiotic Use In Agriculture?

We tend to think of antibiotics as the pills our doctors prescribe to clear up a sinus infection or a case of strep throat. But the vast majority of the antibiotics doled out in the United States are actually given to the farm animals that make up our food supply: Fully 80 percent of antibiotics in …

The Scary Side Effect of One Week of Eating Crap

More reason to avoid a sugar bender<p>Of course you know that foods loaded with fat and sugar aren’t great for your weight. But a new Australian study published in the scientific journal <i>Brain, Behavior and Immunity</i> suggests another reason to skip out on junk: It may mess with your memory.<p>MORE: 4 …

Yes, There's a Bra That Keeps You From Overeating

And yes, we're feeling a bit indignant about it<p>As you may have noticed, the Internet is a-buzz about a new bra designed by Microsoft researchers to curb emotional overeating. The idea is that it has built-in sensors to monitor your heart activity, perspiration levels, and movement—which it then …

What Do You Think a “Normal” Woman Looks Like Down There?

THIS crazy factor will probably affect your answer<p>Well, this is disturbing: Seeing images of surgically altered vaginas can impact what women view as “normal” and “ideal” down there, according to a new study published in <i>BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology</i>.<p><b>MORE:</b> What’s Your …

Fake vodka 'can kill you' warning to Christmas shoppers

<b>Christmas shoppers trying to save money are being warned to look out for counterfeit alcohol, which can seriously damage health.</b><p>Trading standards say it may contain chemicals such as chloroform or industrial alcohol, which can affect eyesight, or in extreme cases, kill.<p>Seizures of counterfeit vodka …

Is THIS the Hot New Green Juice?

Kale, meet your arch nemesis<p>Attention, juicers! Introducing the next hot thing you'll want to throw into your blender: Brussels sprouts are the main ingredients in a new health juice launched by the U.K.'s Juice Club.<p>The nutritional benefits of Brussels sprouts are no joke—especially compared to …

Overweight Men May Have Poorer Quality Of Sperm

Being overweight might take a toll on men's fertility, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development found an association between being overweight (indicated by body mass index …

People With High Diabetes Risk Could Lower Heart Risks By Walking More Each Day: Study

If you're at high risk for diabetes, every extra 20 minutes of walking you add to your day cuts risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Leicester found that every additional 2,000 steps each day over the course of a year (which is about 20 …

Holiday cheer: Could we soon be shipping alcohol by mail?

For the wine industry, like many other businesses, this is one of the biggest shipping weeks of the year, with countless gift bottles and cases of wine being sent around the country in time for Christmas and New Year’s. But once again, the U.S. Postal Service, which shipped 3.5 billion packages …

U.S. Postal Service

Born Wet, Human Babies Are 75 Percent Water. Then Comes The Drying

Look at this baby.<p>Lovely, no? Now think of this baby abstractly — as a sack of hundreds of millions of atoms. Here's the atomic formula for a new human being, arranged by elements, according to scientist Neil Shubin.<p>Notice that the two most plentiful atoms are H (hydrogen) and O (oxygen) which …

What Happens to Your Body When You've Got PMS

What's going on during that hellish period prelude<p><b>Two weeks before your period</b>Your brain's pituitary gland unloads two fast-acting agents, follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone, into your bloodstream. Both direct-message your ovaries: Drop the package!<p>Message received. Your ovaries …

Women's Health

Clues To Alzheimer's Risk Can Be Detected In Infancy, Study Suggests

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 11/25/2013 04:03 PM EST on LiveScience<p>People who are genetically predisposed to Alzheimer's disease may have differences in their brains that can be detected as early as infancy, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers scanned the brains of 162 healthy babies, …

A Very Seasonal Side Dish: Kale Salad with Cornbread Croutons

How to make corn bread healthy: Add it to a kale salad. You're guaranteed to love it.<p>The problem with corn bread is that it usually stuffs more than just the bird. But use it as a slightly sweet, crunchy topping on this marinated kale salad instead and it won't add megacalories to your meal. Bonus: …

Food

We're Eating What? Contaminants in Meat, Part 1

The Hidden Meat Contaminants You Might Be Eating<p>Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced plans to "relax" federal meat and poultry inspections, allowing meat processors greater leeway in policing themselves, already the agricultural trend. But most food activists ask how standards …

Babies' Immune Systems May Stand Down To Let Good Microbes Grow

Here's possible solace for parents who are up at night with a baby who gets sick all the time: There appears to be a good reason why infant immune systems don't fight off germs.<p>A newborn's immune system is deliberately not doing battle with every germ that comes along so that "good" microbes have a …

Autism signs 'present in first months' of life

<b>An early indication of autism can be identified in babies under six months old, a study suggests.</b><p>US researchers, writing in Nature, analysed how infants looked at faces from birth to the age of three.<p>They found children later diagnosed with autism initially developed normally but showed diminished …

Non-GMO Choices Make Halloween Less Frightful

<i>Share this graphic from the Non-GMO Project with family and friends to provide a quick reference for avoiding GMOs in Halloween candy this year!</i><p><i>by guest blogger Courtney Pineau, assistant director of the Non-GMO Project</i><p>It's that time of year when Halloween costumes show off kids' creative spirit …

IVF Doesn't Raise Overall Risk For Childhood Cancers

Children who were conceived with in vitro fertilization have the same overall chance of developing childhood cancers as those conceived naturally, scientists reported Wednesday.<p>"It's a reassuring finding," says pediatrician Alastair Sutcliffe of University College London, who led the study. "It's a …

The Worst As-Seen-On-TV Workout Gear

5 fitness products that don’t deliver results<p>Last week, lots of people were talking about a study from the <i>Journal of Sports Science & Medicine</i> that found that the Shake Weight—which is a dumbbell with springs attached on both ends—is basically baloney and does not tone your muscles as promised. So …

Weight Loss

Stillbirth Haunts American Families More Than You Might Think

New mothers are not supposed to leave the hospital with empty arms. To arrive in labor and depart in mourning is to upend the way the world is supposed to be.<p>"Born In Silence" is the title of the illuminating video by the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth, which Upworthy is …