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7 Dentists Share the Most Horrifying Things They’ve Ever Seen At Work

They might just inspire you to brush up on your brushing game<p>It’s no secret that out of all the medical professions, dentistry tends to get a bad rap.<p>But who was there when you spit out a piece of molar along with your chewing gum? It was your dentist.<p>And while we all have our own dental-related …

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A VR Porn Future Could Get Rid of the Need for Condoms

California's condom-requiring proposition was rejected, but what's next?<p>On Tuesday, California voters rejected Proposition 60, a legal measure that …

Flavoured e-cigarettes produce 'unacceptably dangerous' levels of cancer-causing toxins, study finds

Smoking flavoured e-cigarettes can produce “unacceptably dangerous” levels of formaldehyde and other carcinogenic compounds, according to a new study.<p>…

How to Win Any Debate

Discover how to make anyone do just about anything you want—without saying a single word<p>Some wild things were said in the most recent Presidential Debate. But it’s what Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton <i>didn’t</i> say that may reveal even more about the candidates.<p>Politicians like to use body language to …

YouTube make-up tutorial shows women how to increase their breast size by three entire cups

Australian beauty vlogger Natalie Boucher has set the world of contouring on its head with a video on how to make your bust look fuller with makeup …

Makeup

Does gum disease have a link to cancer, dementia, stroke?

By Suzanne Allard Levingston<p>Open wide. There’s a host of researchers peering inside your mouth, and you may be surprised at what they hope to find. They’re looking for a connection between gum disease and illnesses such as breast cancer and even dementia.<p>What they’re seeing in there is intriguing: …

Dental Care

Pepper the robot gets to work in Japan

Image credit: SoftBank.You fax some documents to the retirement home before rushing out the door to visit your mother for her birthday. You pick up a …

The 10 Grossest Pimple-Popping Videos Of All Time

Just can't take my eyes off of you...<p>Even though literally every derm and skin-care expert says you shouldn't, everyone picks at their zits. <i>Everyone</i>. It's just a fact of life, don't @ me.<p>But of course, it's my duty to remind you that popping zits can do some serious damage to your skin (infections, …

Skin Care

Meet the world's first baby born from the DNA of 3 parents

After two children died of a rare disease and a total of four miscarriages, a woman gave birth to a baby boy in what experts are calling a ‘revolutionary’ medical event.<p>The boy, now six-months-old, was conceived using a controversial fertility treatment meant to help people conceive who carry genes …

Why You Make Stupid Decisions When You’re Horny

Sometimes your penis has a mind of its own<p>When it comes to making dumb decisions, being horny may be just as bad as being drunk, according to a Canadian study.<p>In one experiment, researchers had more than 100 people either watch porn or non-sexual video clips, and surveyed the viewers about how they …

How Your Dentist Can Save Your Heart

Consider this reason #862 why you shouldn’t blow off your cleaning<p>Put off the dentist and your smile isn’t the only thing that can suffer: Poor oral hygiene could hurt your heart health, suggests a new study from Finland.<p>After examining the teeth and the arteries of more than 500 people, the …

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

10 Things You Do Every Night That Make You Sleep Like Crap

Here’s what to do instead so you wake up feeling refreshed<p>There’s nothing better than getting in your full eight hours of sleep, but let’s face it, that doesn’t always happen.<p>Sixty million Americans have sleep trouble, according to the National Institutes of Health. And experts say many are …

Ask a Doctor: Is Sleeping On My Stomach Bad For My Back?

A sleep doctor reveals why your favorite position may be a health nightmare<p>Lots of guys prefer to sleep on their stomach. But this popular sleep position sometimes gets a bad rap.<p>The good news: Sleeping in what we call the “prone” position isn’t usually a problem for healthy adults.<p>However, it …

The CDC Is Warning Families About a Disease You Can Get From Your Cat

The infection is usually mild, but hospitalization rates are up in recent years.<p>Hospitalization rates for cat-scratch disease are on the rise, says a …

Research

What’s Actually in Your Fast Food?

Fast food is not necessarily bad, however, in many cases, it is highly processed and has great amount of added <b>sugar, sodium (salt), unhealthy fats, and carbohydrates</b>.<p>These foods are usually high in calories yet offer some or no any nutritional values. When fast food recurrently replaces healthy …

The Conundrum Of Sleep And Weight Loss: Is Too Much Sleep Just As Unhealthy As Too Little?

These are just a few of the many healthy sleep behaviors you can put in to practice to limit under sleeping or oversleeping, so that your lack of or excess of Zzz's don't expand your waistline or keep you from losing fat.<p>If you are trying to lose weight or dial in your health you probably know that …

Weight Loss

Am I coeliac? The symptoms to look out for if your body can't handle gluten, and why you should never ignore them

Thanks to the gluten-free fad of recent years, millions of people worldwide have ditched foods that contain wheat protein for supposed health …

Gluten-Free

10 Secrets Flight Attendants Won't Tell You

Turbulence is the least of your worries.<p><i>This article was written by Eric Spitznagel and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health.<p>The last time you took you took a flight, you were probably worried about whether the plane was going to crash, right? Turns out, you should have been more freaked out by …

Los Angeles

You Can Stare At Someone For This Many Seconds Before They Start to Find You Creepy

Researchers have actually determined the precise millisecond you turn from sociable to potential psychopath<p>Whether you’re checking out a beautiful woman or glancing at the new guy at work, count to three in your head and then look away.<p>Why? Because new research from the U.K. shows that the perfect …

9 Ways to Use Your Body to Get Promoted (Without Seducing Your Boss)

It’s all about how you sit, stand, and use your hands<p>If you find yourself being passed over for raises or ignored in business meetings, you might want to blame your body language. Your posture, eye contact, and other body cues can all affect how people see you in professional and social …

Shocking (and Shockingly Gross) News About the 5-Second Rule

Hope you haven't eaten any watermelon that fell on tile recently.<p>You've probably been religiously following the five-second rule your whole life, especially when it comes to food you really, really want to eat. But now, new research is throwing shade on the "rule" that claims your food is still …

Are Probiotic Supplements Really Worth Taking?

Yogurt-haters, take note!<p>You’ve likely heard the praise for probiotics: The good-for-you bacteria and yeasts have been shown to aid digestion, boost immunity, and regulate bathroom habits. They’re naturally found in your GI tract, which hosts more than 500 bacterial species, according to a study …

How to Help a Friend Who's Been Raped

Guidelines for being as supportive as possible.<p>When someone divulges a past rape, a critical response can increase her risk for PTSD. The best support starts with judgment-free listening, says clinical therapist Cameron Clark. After that, follow these guidelines.<p>Do. . .<p><b>Believe her.</b> Only around 5 …

Watch This Disgusting Video of Someone Popping a 'Stone' Out of Their Tongue

It's gross, but we can’t look away.<p>There are certain things in life you can’t unsee, and watching a man pop a “salivary stone” out of his tongue on YouTube is one of them. That said, a ton of people are watching, so…<p>Here’s the lowdown: A man named Brandon Douglas posted a video, featuring a closeup …

Dentistry

How Often Should You Replace Your Loofah to Keep it From Turning Into a Cesspool of Germs?

Prepare to be grossed out.<p>What if we told you the very thing you thought was giving you clean, silky skin was actually a breeding ground for bacteria? Here’s the unfortunate truth: Loofahs aren’t the shower saviors they appear to be. That’s because dead skin cells get tangled in the nooks and …

Big-headed babies are likely to earn university degrees, scientists suggest

Babies born with big heads are likely to be more intelligent, a study has suggested.<p>Research has linked the size of a child’s head with their …

IQ

Apple’s new iPhone 7 Plus is set to bring augmented reality into the mainstream

Smartphones boasting “dual cameras” are becoming more common, and news that they will feature on the just-announced iPhone 7 Plus indicates their arrival into the mainstream. But while dual cameras may stem from efforts to improve picture quality, they have the potential to lead us down much more …

Augmented Reality