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Lana Del Rey Covers Leonard Cohen

<b>Lana Del Rey</b> has offered up a cover version of Leonard Cohen's classic track 'Chelsea Hotel #2'.<p>Lana Del Rey can be difficult to keep track of. After …

Burn Notice: Fix Hair Damaged from Beauty Tools

One of the many great things about summer is that its casual vibe allows you to wash and go, giving your hair a much-needed break from abusive heat styling. But when winter returns, most women bust out the hair dryer and flattening iron. "You're more likely to load up on treatments such as hair …

Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss: Munchies to Satisfy Every Craving

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss<p>10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Plamen Petkov<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't …

​ The 5 Best Weight Loss Apps, According to Experts | Women's Health

With a slogan like, "running on the treadmill doesn’t have to suck," Studio's an obvious choice for runners. Its platform delivers audio-based group running classes with kickass instructors and playlists. So all you have to do is plug in and get moving.<p>“The best part of the app is that women can …

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Without Concealer

<i>This April, we're teaming up with Birchbox on a specially curated box, and all month we're sharing Birchbox editors' favorite beauty tricks!</i><p>Sometimes no matter how much concealer or corrector we use, we can’t seem to get rid of our raccoon eyes. That’s why we’re obsessed with these targeted eye …

Sleep Tips to Wake Up With More Energy

<b>Breathe Easier</b><br>If you're one of the 12 million Americans with sleep apnea, you're about 80 percent more likely to feel sluggish during the day, no matter how many hours you sleep, Ojile says. The condition occurs when the soft tissue at the back of your throat blocks your airway during sleep, …

Get More Sleep: 10 Sleep Myths Busted

Sleep better once you learn the lies behind these sleep myths<p>Photodisc/Thinkstock<p>#1 Catching Up<p><b>MYTH</b><br>It's good to "catch up" on sleep when you can—like sleeping in late on weekends.<p><b>TRUTH</b><br>It's tempting to sleep late on weekends, but it's important to keep a regular sleep schedule seven days a week. A …

Unbeatable Breakfast Recipes

We know you know, but seriously, eat breakfast every single day. If you don't, your body goes into starvation mode, and your metabolism slows to a crawl to conserve energy.<p>And the heartier your first meal is, the better. In one study published in the <i>American Journal of Epidemiology</i>, volunteers who …

Lower Back Pain: The Easy Solution

While walking doesn’t target specific muscles the way strengthening moves do, it still helps build muscle tissue, says Nick Shamie, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon at the UCLA Spine Center and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, who was not involved in the study. That may be …

Alcohol, Mixers, and Intoxication

Don't Mix THIS with Alcohol<p>The mixer you choose might make you drunker<p>The mixer you choose might make you drunker<p>Before you hit the town this weekend, consider this: The mixer you choose can actually make you more drunk. Turns out, drinking diet soda with alcohol actually boosts your buzz, …

Don’t Put That Up There! | Women's Health

While they didn’t find an increased risk of infections among women who douched, that doesn’t mean that it’s totally safe. A growing body of research points to harmful side effects associated with douching, which include an increased risk of infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, and STDs, says …

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The Acid Test: 6 Must-Have Vinegars for Every Kitchen | Women's Health

<b>1. Champagne vinegar</b> This light and zippy vinegar is made from the same type of grape as your favorite classy celebratory beverage. It pairs well with seafood and fruity flavors like citrus and berry, and is also just right for lightening up a mayo-free potato salad. We like: Chaparral Gardens …

Drop Two Sizes: Order the DVD Today!

Build Muscle to Lose Fat<p>Light up your fat-burning torch and drop two sizes!<p>Light up your fat-burning torch and drop two sizes!<p>Lifting weights has some seriously cool benefits: It increases lean muscle mass, which boosts metabolism and helps torch calories and shed stubborn fat. It also improves the …

What Causes Tiredness? The Surprising Things That Make You Sleepy

3. Medication<p>Many drugs have veiled energy-sapping side effects. Chief among them are some classes of antidepressants and certain beta-blockers used to prevent migraines or treat high blood pressure. If you start a new med and feel more lethargic than usual, see your doctor for an alternative. (If …

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes | Women's Health

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes<p>Easy and tasty sweet potato recipes, each with about 300 calories or less<p>Rodale Images<p>One Sweet Veggie<p>For a humble root vegetable, the sweet potato sure does have a lot going for it. The orange tuber packs 438% of your daily value of infection-fighting vitamin A and, …

Gel Manicure: How to Make Your Mani Last Longer

So how strong are the UV lamps? A Brown University study found that it would take more than 13,000 10-minute drying treatments to equal the radiation emitted by one session with an FDA-approved UV phototherapy device commonly used by dermatologists, which has a low cancer risk but is considered to …

Warning Signs: The 7 Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

7 Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore<p>Learn what health symptoms your body has that are warning signs you should take note of<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>A few days after Melissa Daly broke her ankle, the calf above it became tender. Within a week, her foot was dark purple. She saw her doctor, who …

Pain Management: How to Choose a Painkiller

<b>Safe limit</b> Follow the dosing instructions.<p><b>Good to know</b> Wash NSAIDs down with coffee or tea. Studies show caffeine boosts the drug's effectiveness.<p><b>If you need more relief</b> If you have two or more headaches a week that interfere with your life, they may be migraines that require a prescription med.<p><b>For</b> …

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Eyebrow Shaping 101: How to Get Perfect Eyebrows

<i>This April, we're teaming up with Birchbox on a specially curated box, and all month we're sharing Birchbox editors' favorite beauty tricks!</i><p>Thin, unruly, patchy, stick straight. Chances are, you’ve faced at least one of these classic brow problems—probably multiple times. Consider this your go-to …

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Delicious Sandwich Recipes<p>Get six easy-to-assemble, hunger-squashing, lean-muscle-building power meals<p>Kim Kang<p>Fish with Chili-Lime Dressing<p>Dredge a fish fillet in cornmeal, then pan-fry until crisp. Serve on a crusty roll with lettuce or shredded cabbage, chopped cilantro, and sliced tomatoes. …

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Your Best At-Home Blowout Ever

Of course, not everyone has the time or money to spend in the salon each week—but luckily, as long as you know a few choice techniques, gorgeous hair requires neither. The key to achieving your best blowout at home is tailoring it to two factors: the style you want (super sleek, tousled, or loose …

The Best Makeup for Your Hair Color

Blonde<p><b>"Since blond hair surrounds your face with light, play up that golden glow with a touch of iridescence."</b> —Brett Freedman, L.A. makeup artist; founder, Vanitymark Cosmetics<p>Whether their locks are a warm honey or a cool wheat tone, blondes look best in sheer shades of peach, pink, gold, and …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

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Simple Spaghetti and Meatballs | Kerryann Dunlop

Homemade Garlic Bread from Kerryann's Family Cookbook

Stevie Parle's warming spring lamb recipes

The traditional Easter roast is supposed to herald the beginning of summer, but this year we could all do with spicy heat.<p>The late winter/early spring period – or the ''hungry gap''– is the worst time for a cook. Even now it is still too early to find many British-grown spring ingredients, so I'm …