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Most common surgery in the western world might be unnecessary

A new study claims patients undergoing one of the most common surgical procedures in the western world might be wasting their time.<p>A team of …

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins Recipe

"Moist muffins with just the right combination of banana and chocolate chips. A healthy alternative to most banana chocolate chip muffins, this one …

Major study finds 'no evidence' that cannabis relieves chronic pain

A large study stretching over a 4-year period challenges popular beliefs, as it finds "no evidence" that cannabis use improves the symptoms of …

Get fit in 15 minutes: The best exercise for a killer lower body

WHAT TO DO<p>For a killer lower body work-out that targets several muscle groups, celebrity personal trainer Nadya Fairweather (u-shape.co.uk) suggests …

How to Get Back to Working Out When You Haven't Been to the Gym in Forever

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>Getting back into a workout routine when you've taken time off …

Nearly 78 percent of the 45,000 people who kill themselves every year in the United States are men. Here’s what the research on masculinity tell us about this crisis:

Nearly 78 percent of the 45,000 people who kill themselves every year in the United States are men.

Can Anxiety Make You Physically Sick? Experts Say Yes, But There Are Ways To Manage It

Think back to elementary school: Were you taught about how one bone connects to another? What about how your mental wellness connects to your …

Anderson Cooper: Thirty years after my brother's death, I still ask why

<b>(CNN) —</b> My brother died by suicide nearly 30 years ago, and still not a day goes by when I do not find myself thinking about what happened and asking, "why?"<p>That is one of the things about the suicide of a loved one: It's easy to get stuck on how their life ended, instead of remembering how they …

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan, you know that if you don't meal plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, …

What Is Ikigai? This Japanese Wellness Theory Could Turn You Into A Morning Person

If you're not a morning person, going to bed with a mental checklist of all of the things you <i>have</i> to do the next day certainly doesn't make getting …

12 books famous scientists think you should read

You can learn a lot about what makes a brilliant mind tick by looking at the books on their bedside table. Beyond reading research in their field, …

Help Protect Elephants at The Reteti Elephant Sanctuary and Win a 7-day Kenyan Safari!

In the remote Matthews mountain range in Kenya, the country’s second largest elephant population are under the tutelage of community-run The Reteti …

Wildlife

5 Ways to Turn Your Negative Self-Talk Into a More Productive Inner Dialogue

Negative self-talk will prevent you from living a positive life. Here's how to create a more powerful inner dialogue.<p>Whether you tell yourself, "I'm never going to be promoted," or you constantly think, "People think I'm weird," negative self-talk affects how you feel and how you behave. In fact, …

Chocolate Monkey Smoothie

I first started making this recipe when I was a home economics teacher. It quickly became a favourite of my students and a go-to recipe for me. Years …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Documentaries

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

People with depression use language differently - here are the signs someone might need support

Scientists have long tried to pin down a link between depression and language, technology is helping us get a full picture<p>From the way you move and …

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

Dentistry

Eight Simple Ways to Handle Negative Thoughts and Emotions at Work [Infographic]

We've all had bad days at work, and let's admit it... we've all started searching the want ads after a project didn't go well or our boss seemed to …

18 genius skin care products on Amazon that are better than a trip to the spa

Amazon is a veritable treasure trove of beauty products, especially in recent years since they’ve made a concerted effort to start carrying more …

Skin Care

Attention Vegans: Fill Up on These 12 Protein-Rich Meals

Healthy Eating

A Beginner's Guide to Going Vegan and Living Your Best Plant-Based Life

Once associated almost exclusively with granola-crunching hippies, the vegan diet isn’t nearly as fringe as it was, say, 30 years ago (Beyonce’s …

Weight Loss

This woman on Reddit got rid of her blackheads in 4 weeks

And it only took a few ~*magical*~ products.<p>If you’ve ever dealt with blackheads, you know how frustratingly stubborn they can be to get rid of. Because no matter how much you squeeze them or try to rip them out with insanely painful masks and pore strips (both of which, by the way, are …

How often you should wash everything in your home, according to science

Wellness<p>A cleaning guide for your inner germophobe.<p>Cleanliness can be somewhat subjective: some folks wear things once and feel compelled to wash them, while others wear them five times before exposing them to some kind of soap. But when it comes to cleaning your home, there are some standards to …

E.coli

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

The Military Diet: 3-day diet that promises you'll lose 10lb in a week

This fast weight loss plan is only for the hardcore – but is it any good for you?<p>If you're keen to lose weight quickly, you might be tempted by the …

Prime Day Deal Alert: 30 percent off a magic pimple drying cream

This magic drying cream is the secret to clear skin overnight.<p><b>Sadly, Amazon Prime Day 2018 ended at midnight, July 17th. To shop our favorite post-Prime Day deals (sous vide machines and Bose speakers are still on sale!) visit this page.</b><p>I’m a little obsessive about skin care and always on the …

Want Better Daily Habits? This Journal Will Help You

Sometimes the best way to start your day is by writing out a list: whether you're tracking your goal progress, itemizing what you need to get done or …

Productivity

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>It's summertime and the livin' is easy, so now's the perfect time (since you've got more time!) to start eating healthier as a family. Our Healthy Eating Challenge features a month's worth of smart but totally doable habits, from adding an extra serving of veggies to your daily diet to …