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What causes rosy cheeks?

Many people associate rosy cheeks with good health, and cosmetic and fashion trends often encourage the use of makeup and other techniques to achieve …

Skin Care

57 Funny Jokes for Kids (And Adults Who Like Dumb Jokes)

You can never have too many knee-slappers in your repertoire of bad puns.<p>Question: A pun, a riddle, and a knock-knock joke walk into a, umm, room …

Jokes

5 ways to tell the difference between a bed bug or mosquito bite

So you wake up one morning to some red, raised spots on your body that are causing you an itching sensation. Sounds like a mosquito bite right? Well, not necessarily.<p>Mosquito bites and bed bug bites have a lot of traits in common. In fact, all of those mentioned above.<p>And what makes it even more …

Bed bugs

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

New 'triple pill' could eliminate high blood pressure

A new combination drug may have the potential to revolutionize hypertension treatment worldwide, after a clinical trial has declared it safe to use …

High Blood Pressure

This Trick Will Get Rid of Most Insects Around Your Home

Before you reach for the chemical-laden bug spray and store-bought insect repellents, there’s a natural solution you can try—peppermint.<p>Insects hate …

Cleaning

How to Lose 20 Pounds as Fast as Possible

Losing weight can be incredibly challenging regardless of whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 20.<p>Not only does it require diet and …

Weight Loss

6 Easy Life Hacks That Immediately Boost Your Energy

Right now is when you can start making smarter choices about what you eat and how you care for yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“I just need more energy, doc. What can you give me?” With tiredness becoming more prevalent in today’s society, this is becoming one …

Wellness

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

9 Little-Known Side Effects of Too Much Fish Oil

Fish oil is well known for its wealth of health-promoting properties.<p>Rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil has been shown to reduce …

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Is ASMR Good For You? A New Study Shows It Could Have Mental Health Benefits

If you can't get enough of those whispering videos on YouTube, you now officially have permission to watch as many as you want because ASMR is good …

What happens if you fast for a day?

What happens if you don't eat for a day? The answer might seem relatively straightforward, but fasting for 24 hours has a complex ripple effect in …

What Does Magnesium Do for Your Body?

<b>Summary</b> Magnesium acts as the gatekeeper for NMDA receptors, which are involved in healthy brain development, memory and learning. It prevents nerve …

Diabetes

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

9 Surprising Facts About Female Masturbation

Who does it most, why it's so good for you, and everything else you should know about self-pleasure.<p>Maybe masturbation is a regular part of your sex …

What Your Poop Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.<p>Number twos are a tricky subject. We all do them. Indeed, excreting waste is critical to life. But polite society and its rules of etiquette ensure we’re rarely brave enough to speak about them.<p>The feces—or stools—we produce …

Alzheimer’s disease: why insulin is a new suspect

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

I Tried Cannabis Lube for Sex — And Now It’s My Vagina’s Cure-All Moisturizer

Will I become paranoid or wet the bed? What is it going to smell like down there?<p>Image by Jennifer Skog for Quim Rock<p><b>If marijuana isn’t legal in your</b> …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Club drug spray ketamine can stop suicidal thoughts, study finds

An anesthetic that is also used as a ‘club drug’ can help people with dangerously suicidal thoughts, rapidly treating their depression and wish to die, researchers reported Monday.<p>The drug, called ketamine, has already been shown to help when given intravenously. Developers tried a nasal spray …

Depression

Want more self-reliant, responsible kids? Try Selbständigkeit, the German way.

The German practice of giving children more independence early on creates more resilient and responsible grownups, says this American mom.<p>When journalist Sara Zaske moved to Berlin with her family a few years ago, she noticed something different about German parents. They don't hover. They don't …

Parenting

50 Terrifying Serial Killers From Each State Who'll Freak You The Hell Out

Oh. My. God.<p>🚨<i>HI! This post contains extremely disturbing material. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>🚨Not all submissions are from Community users.

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Origins of COPD May Lie in Childhood

COPD may seem like an adult disease, often tied to smoking. But two new studies suggest it could have roots in life's earliest years.<p>Kids with issues …

How to Help a Preschooler Build Emotional Intelligence

Emotional maturity is as important for entering Kindergarten as knowing letters and shapes. With some coaching, parents can help a lagging …

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Alzheimer's Disease

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

Nutrition

Low dopamine may indicate early Alzheimer's

A new study reports a newly discovered link between the loss of dopamine-firing cells in the brain and the brain's ability to form new memories. It …

Mysterious Clusters of Eye Cancer in the South Baffles Experts

One cluster has been found among Auburn University alumni.<p>Ocular melanoma, also known as uveal melanoma, is a very rare type of cancer. Each year, …