Karen Salcedo

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Scientists have discovered a new way to fight antibiotic resistance

Two types of lab-made molecules make drug-resistant bacteria susceptible to antibiotics again, researchers report March 9 in <i>Science Translational Medicine.</i><p>The discovery could provide new tools in the fight against microbes such as methicillin-resistant <i>Staphylococcus aureus,</i> or MRSA<i>,</i> which causes …

Microbiology

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Dogs Don’t Give Up. Neither Should We.

The Airedale was under the ice for nearly an hour. The frenzied rescue attempt always seemed crazy—until last week.<p>I have a brother, Tom Tollefson, …

The Conservative Christian Movement That Tried To Make Religious Liberty About Homophobia

Over the past few weeks, the United States has been locked in a heated debate over whether religious business owners have the right to discriminate …

11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you've always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.<p>No one doesn't want a stronger core. That's why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for building better abs. He came up …

Singer Sam Smith lost 14 pounds in 14 days and now everyone is going nuts for his new diet

In February, "Stay With Me" singer Sam Smith took home four top awards at the Grammys.<p>Today, he is noticably thinner.<p>And apparently it's all thanks to British nutritional therapist Amelia Freer.<p>Three weeks ago I met a woman who has completely changed my life. Amelia Freer has helped me lose over a …

10 Sex Tips for Every Spot On a Man’s Body

The top erogenous zones for guys—and what to do with each one<p>A new study identifies the most sensitive spots on the male body. And while his penis came out on top (no shocker there), there are plenty of other places he wants you to include in the action. Here, the spots your boyfriend or husband is …

25 Traits That Are More Attractive Than Physical Beauty

Your courage to get out of bed each morning despite the battle you have been fighting.<p>The passion you exude when talking about something you …

17 Things EVERY Woman Deserves in a Relationship

Including late-night tampon runs and wake-up sex<p>Sure, we’ve been told to make compromises in our relationships because no one is perfect, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t hold out for excellence. Every woman deserves a partner that will love and respect her, but it’s the little things that …

The Female Orgasm: How it Works

Want it, need it, have to have it — but what precisely is happening when you're climaxing? Here, the science behind the female orgasm<p>It's the only thing that feels better than diving into a cool lake on a sweltering day, biting into a juicy cheeseburger when you're starving, or even getting your …

Finally, a Scientific Answer to Why Guys Love Round Butts

This explains a lot.<p><i>This article was written by Markham Heid and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>It's no secret that many men love a full tush—but why? It may be because women with curvy behinds made better nomadic child-bearers back in the day, according a new study from the University of …

How to Have Your Longest Orgasm Ever

OOOOOooooooooooOOOOOOoooooooooo<p>You’ve heard about mindful eating, but what about mindful sex? That’s the idea behind Tantric sex, and even Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle publication <i>Goop</i> is talking about it these days. Tantra, which means "to weave energy" between two lovers in Sanskrit, is meant to …

Working Out: Stuff That Hasn't Changed

<b></b>Working Out: Stuff That Hasn't ChangedOver the decades, fitness fads have come and gone—hello, Vibro-Belt, Tae Bo, and Shake Weight…and goodbye. As …

Money Back Guarantee

Does Exercise Really Fight Depression?

We break down the science behind how sweat can make you happier<p>The prescription for a case of the blues might be a pair of running shoes and advice to get moving. A new study from the U.K. adds to the growing evidence that exercise really can fight depression—and make you less likely to develop it …

10 Weird Things That Boost Your Sex Life

Just in case lingerie and rose petals aren't romantic enough for you…<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>It seems like every week there's a new study out claiming to boost your libido. Some of them make sense, but a lot of them are flat-out bizarre. We rounded up 10 of the …

The Muscle That Matters The Most

You might be fit, but are you doing the right things to protect your heart? Learn what diet and exercise trends might be too extreme for your …

7 Post-Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Any trainer will tell you that the real progress happens after you hit the gym (that's when your muscles are recovering and rebuilding). But are you undermining your own efforts?

Exercise

The Surprising Healthy Food That's Messing with His Sperm

Time to refresh that grocery list!<p>You know fruits and vegetables are a staple in any healthy diet, so the news that they could harm a guy's little swimmers might come as a shock. You can blame pesticides for that. Men who chomp on produce with the highest pesticide levels have a lower total sperm …

Breast Cancer

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

Man drove for 248 miles with a puppy stuck in his bumper

It may not look like it, but this is one lucky pup.<p>A stray dog miraculously escaped death, when it got stuck in the bumper of a car after the vehicle …

A Brief Summary of the Buddha's Teachings

Shortly after his Awakening, the Buddha delivered his first sermon, in which he laid out the essential framework upon which all his later teachings …

Spirituality

Dog Training - It's All About the Relationship

Your dog’s behavior doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase (or seen it written here): “The dog is always right”? The reason is …

Pets

9 Things Guys Think When You're Going Down on Them

You know you’re curious…<p>Going strictly by the guttural "mmmmms," "ahhhhhhs," and "oooyeaaaahs," that come dribbling out of our mouths, you might think that our brains are basically mush during oral sex. But you're only halfway right. Turns out that even when we're enjoying major action below the …

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

We're huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a 10-minute per mile pace, you'll fry about 10 calories a minute.<p>That's a solid number, and if you run faster, you can burn …

Afghan Women Defy Mullahs To Bury Murdered Girl

A band of 30 Afghan women carried the body of murdered student Farkhunda through the streets of Kabul yesterday, defying the girl's murderers in …