Erin Whitney

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15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

Recipes

How to Infuse Vodka With Watermelon

Watermelon is a staple summertime snack. Although watermelon is delicious on its own, you can shake up the traditional ways of consuming watermelon …

9 Great Sources of Iron for Active Women

Plus, delicious recipes to help speed up your muscle recovery post-workout<p>Iron isn't just a metal—it's a key nutrient for exercise performance. In fact, a new study from the American College of Sports Medicine found that many active women suffer from iron deficiency, which can cause muscle soreness …

Healthy Eating

I Tried To Have Morning Sex Every Day For A Week, And Here's What Happened

"Disclaimer: I am not a morning person."<p><i>When Molly* accepted our challenge to have morning sex every day for a week, she had no idea just how much effort it would take to fit sexy time in at the crack of dawn…</i><p>I am not a morning person. If I didn't have three kids (and a job) I would literally sleep …

Self-awareness

Your Ultimate Sex To-Do List

10 new ways to have a VERY memorable weekend…<p>The <i>To Do List</i>, a new movie starring Aubrey Plaza from <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, just hit theaters. In the flick, Plaza’s character is an 18-year-old virgin who makes a checklist of all the sexual milestones she wants to hit before going to college. Kinda …

Aubrey Plaza

The Top 10 Workout Songs for August 2013

<i>Flickr: Lululemon</i><p>This month's top 10 is dominated by pop music -- albeit from a variety of sources. <i>Mickey Mouse Club</i> veterans Britney and Justin Timberlake turn up alongside <i>American Idol</i> alumni Phillip Phillips and Kelly Clarkson. Further from the mainstream, Duck Sauce and Capital Cities …

How Much Do You Really Know About Antioxidants?

<i>By Keri Gans for Shape.com</i><p>For the last decade we have heard repeatedly how important antioxidants are for us, and every other day we learn about another new superfood claiming magical powers -- maybe because there seems to be always some emerging research in this field. But what's funny to me is …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Wise, Extraordinary Elephants (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

New Understanding Of Atherosclerosis Could Change The Way We Treat Heart Disease

Atherosclerosis -- the build-up of plaque in arteries, raising the risk for heart disease -- may not form the way we previously thought, according to a new study.<p>The discovery could change the way we treat cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. and around the world, …

Eating Well: The Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat these ultimate workout foods for a better workout and better results<p>Whole Grain Bagels<p>Bagels are one of the best foods to eat before a workout. Never mind Dr. Atkins—carbs deliver a steady flow of energy over time rather than one big burst. "Not the simple ones, because they wind you up and …

Nutrition

Great News About IUDs

Ever wondered if the IUD is safe? You're not alone. See what new research has to say on the subject<p>If the idea of having something inserted into your body and leaving it there for years freaks you out, you can rest easy: A new study published in the May issue of <i>Obstetrics & Gynecology</i> found that …

Women's Health

RG III set for full-team drills

RICHMOND, Va. -- The plan shifted once again, albeit by only a day.<p>Early Monday, Robert Griffin III thought he'd be returning to full-team work by …

Brain changes of autism may begin in the womb

Scientists say many of the brain changes seen in autism likely occur during pregnancy and delivery.<p>Two new studies add to a growing body of evidence pointing to pregnancy as a critical period in the brain changes that lead to autism.<p>One study, published Tuesday in <i>Annals of Neurology,</i> finds a …

Stroke Victim Doesn’t Feel Sadness

Company linked to outbreak stops shipping to U.S.

Texas has had the most illnesses in the outbreak, 215 so far.<p>The company that distributes a salad mix linked to as many as 535 cases of a diarrheal disease has stopped making and shipping salad mixes from Mexico, the Food and Drug Administration said Monday.<p>The salad mix linked to the outbreak was …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …