Jasmine

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What is Weed Breath and How Do We Avoid It?

From cannabis to cigarettes to pipes, virtually every smoked product comes with the risk of bad breath. Pot comes with particularly high odds due to …

23 Easy Breakfast Recipes for Stressed-Out People

When it’s 9 a.m. and you’re one foot out the door, the last thing you need to worry about is your grumbling stomach. Presenting 23 breakfast recipes …

Breakfast

Pediatricians Warn Against Plastic Numbers 3, 6, 7

The next time you use a plastic container or bottle, you might want to look at the little number inside the triangle recycling symbol.<p>In a report …

Pollution

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you’ve been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

Low Fat

Why magnesium is one doctor’s “front-line prescription” for PMS symptoms

Many women (okay, <i>me</i>) dread the days leading up to our monthly periods. From the bloating, cramps, and breakouts to the mood swings and all-around …

Wellness

15 Behaviors We Don't Always Recognize Are Self-Harm

Sometimes, self-harm doesn’t “look” like self-harm at all.<p><i>15 Behaviors We Don’t Always Recognize Are Self-Harm was originally published on The Mighty.</i><p>By Juliette Virzi<p>When people talk about “self-harm,” they’re usually referring to self-mutilation behaviors like cutting. But cutting is not the only …

Depression

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Dementia

This Vegan French Toast Recipe Is Pretty Much Magic

At first blush, brunch as we know it—pancakes, eggs Benedict, bacon, and such—are not particularly amenable to a vegan diet. This is a real drag: …

Breakfast

What Parents Need to Know About Musical.ly

A dad named Jack R. says just about every week, his 9-year-old son asks if he can use the app Musical.ly. His son’s best friend has been telling him …

Social Media

One thing you should always do to rice before cooking it - and it makes a huge difference to the taste

Rice is a key ingredient in most of our diets.<p>It's cheap, it's not too unhealthy and it has a long old shelf life so you can always have an emergency …

Top Chef

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

30 of the Best Healthy Items You Can Find at Costco

As much as we love Costco, it can also be an overwhelming place to shop. With so many amazing products available, it's difficult to stick to your grocery list and know which items are worth adding to your cart. Luckily, we've narrowed down the best healthy foods and products to help make your next …

Healthy Eating

Baltimore police stopped noticing crime after Freddie Gray's death. A wave of killings followed.

BALTIMORE – Just before a wave of violence turned Baltimore into the nation’s deadliest big city, a curious thing happened to its police force: officers suddenly seemed to stop noticing crime.<p>Police officers reported seeing fewer drug dealers on street corners. They encountered fewer people who had …

Justice

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

10 Smart Slow Cooker Dinners for Lazy Cooks — Recipes from The Kitchn

During summer I rely on my slow cooker more than ever. It's a staple during my weekend meal prep sessions, a must for cookouts and BBQs, and, most of …

Cooking

What Are the Benefits and Risks of Alternate Nostril Breathing?

Alternate nostril breathing may help to:<p>relax your body and mind<br>• reduce anxiety<br>• promote overall well-being<p>These benefits, in turn, may help you to be …

16 Superfoods That Are Worthy of the Title

Nutritionally speaking, there is no such thing as a superfood.<p>The term was coined for marketing purposes to influence food trends and sell …

Nutrition

This week’s supermoon-slash-eclipse is a major celestial event with unique (life-changing) powers

<i>This is one of those weeks where there’s going to be a *lot* happening in the heavens: a solar eclipse, first of all, which is associated with</i> …

Steer Clear of These 3 Popular Foods, Says a Thyroid Expert

If you're not familiar with thyroid disorders, it's likely that someone close to you is. According to MindBodyGreen, some experts believe 30% of …

Mindful Mats: The 6 Best Meditation Cushions Under $30

<b>* These meditation cushions will help provide support while you sit</b><b><br>* Many also feature ergonomic designs for your spine</b><b><br>* Upgrade your spiritual</b> …

The Science of Dad and the ‘Father Effect’

If the scientific study of fatherhood has taught us one thing, it’s that there are data-driven, biological, and psychological reasons why kids seem …

The Genius Alarm Clock That Turned Me Into a Morning Person

I used to use my iPhone alarm to wake up in the morning. Problem was, I'd awake with a start to the annoying beeping, instantly stressed out. …

6 expensive things that are totally worth the money

We all like to be — or at the very least try to be — smart with our money. But that doesn't always mean choosing the least expensive option. In fact, sometimes the pricier item or experience can be the one that is most worth your hard-earned cash, while the cheapest can be the biggest waste.<p>"Most …

Personal Finance

How much screen time is too much? Here are the limits 10 tech executives set for their kids

Before having kids, tech entrepreneur Nirav Tolia spent hours online each day catching up on his favorite sports teams, doing research, or scrolling through social media.<p>Now the father of three young sons, Tolia, the co-founder and chief executive of neighborhood-based social network Nextdoor, goes …

The Teen Slang Dictionary for Parents

Teens in each generation develop a language of their own based on what is going on in teen culture. And the introduction of social media and digital …

7 Summer Crockpot Recipes for When It's Just Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

Summer and cooking don't really go together—heat on heat, ugh. Well, unless you're barbecuing. Okay, so maybe I should say summer and <i>indoor</i> cooking …

Why getting up early is the ultimate life hack

Get up early.<p>Right now I’m up writing this at 6:30 AM. I slept in today.<p>A few weeks ago I woke up early by accident. Four-thirty AM my eyes popped …

MBA

31 Ridiculously Useful Products Under $5 On Amazon That'll Leave Bargain Hunters Shook

Quality products come in all price points, but that doesn't mean it's easy to find a good bargain. You expect candy bars and pencils to cost less a …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Induces an Altered State of Consciousness

Volunteers even ended up hallucinating.<p>In 2015, a psychologist in Italy figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by …

30 Of The Handiest Gadgets On Amazon For Under $20

In this day and age, finding a practical product that claims to make life easier isn't hard. You know what is? Finding one that actually does it. …