Monique Mcguire

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More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'

<b>A suspected link between abnormal breast growth in young boys and the use of lavender and tea tree oils has been given new weight, after a study found eight chemicals contained in the oils interfere with hormones.</b><p>Gynaecomastia is rare, and there is often no obvious cause.<p>But there have been a …

Essential Oils

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

These Gluten-Free Tahini Brownies Are Annoyingly Good

Our brownie standards were high, but this recipe just raised the bar.<p>When <b>Amanda Shapiro</b>, the editor of Healthyish, told me she had an idea for some really special brownies she wanted me to develop, I got a bit overexcited. Then she clarified: Not those kind of brownies. She wanted dairy-free tahini …

Dessert

Vegetarian Lunch Ideas: One Sauce / Three Lunches

This post is about taking one favorite tomato sauce, and working it into three different lunches. The lunches I had in mind are work, school, or …

31 vegan recipes to get you through Veganuary

It’s that time again – thousands of people from all over the world will be going vegan – that is not eating any meat, dairy, eggs or anything else …

The Absolute Best Desserts Of 2016

It's been a good year for healthy desserts. We've swapped refined sugar for raw honey, bleached flour for buckwheat, and butter for coconut oil. …

Dessert

The Shallows: Blake Lively talks bikinis, why she never saw Jaws

Blake Lively has battled Upper East Side snobs (<i>Gossip Girl</i>) and some fairly nasty drug dealers (<i>Savages</i>). But she faces her most brutal opponent in</i> …

Stroke survivors walk again after Stanford injects stem cells into brain

Stroke survivors who believed they would be paralysed or need a wheelchair for the rest of their lives are walking and moving again following a ground-breaking stem cell treatment.<p>18 patients who agreed to allow doctors to drill a hole in their skull and inject stem cells into the damaged part of …

Medical Research

Your Favorite Kitchen Features

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Your must-haves for a renovated kitchen.</i><p>January is the month for new dreams. New …

Kitchens

15 Matcha Recipes That'll Help You Get In On This Trend

We all know that green tea is full of health benefits -- just a few cups a day can help lower the risk of cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.<p>That's why we think it's about time you got to know matcha, the finely ground powder made of whole, high-grade green tea leaves. Because you ingest …