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Celebrities and Heroin Addiction: How It Happens

Philip Seymour Hoffman. Cory Monteith. Janis Joplin. River Phoenix. John Belushi.<p>Those are some of the Hollywood names that will forever be attached …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

Recipes for Beauty: Kale

We’ve all been told to “eat our greens,” but if you had to choose one for beauty, kale may top the list. Hardy enough to survive winter’s chill, kale …

Juice Your Way to ... Fighting Bloat!

You know what’s a gross word? <i>Bloating</i>. I picture Harry Potter’s Aunt Marge, when Harry loses his temper and makes her to swell like a balloon. The …

Acne Scars? Here’s How to Start Healing

Faded Scar—sounds like a good band name, right? In all seriousness, getting rid of lingering blemish scars is no joke. Often, it takes weeks or …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

Meatless Monday: Bikini-Friendly Bites

Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, two-piece suits aren’t going anywhere. This month marks the anniversary of the modern-day bikini, introduced by two Frenchmen in July 1946. In honor of barely-there swimwear’s 65th birthday bash, we’ve rounded up five vegetarian recipes that can help you …

Healthy Eating

The 4 Best Broccoli Recipes | Women's Health

<b>Broccoli and feta pasta sauce</b> <br>Cut and steam 2 cups broccoli; set aside. In a non-stick frying pan, drizzle one tablespoon of olive oil and cook ½ onion, chopped, and 2 cloves of garlic, minced, until they soften. Add broccoli and cook until onions are translucent. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. …

Photos & Videos

https://www.commerce.gov/sites/commerce.gov/files/spotlight_on_northwest_georgia.mp4 Slide Image<p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJzKmgxVUp8<p>The …

DIY Brazilian (Yes, It Is Possible)

I love the Brazilian wax look. A full bush is <i>so</i> not my moment. But here’s the thing—on a very visceral level, I loathe getting waxed. I always marvel …

Beauty

Building Your Kit Part 16: All About Powders!

Whether pressed, loose, translucent, talc, mineral, or silica, powder can be powerful. You can use it to set foundation, remove distracting shine, …

Makeup

Juice Your Way ... to Detoxification!

There’s a lot of talk floating around about “detoxing” these days. Detox facials. Detox foot baths. Detox diets. We hardly ever used to hear that …

5 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Not all snacking is bad for you. These five pairings will keep you feeling full (without filling out)<p>iStock/Thinkstock<p>Let's get real: It's not <i>always</i> possible to avoid eating after dark. Some situations (a late work shift, a delayed flight) call for legit midnight meals—and hey, other times you're …

Women's Health

Your 1,500-Calorie Eating Plan<p>Yes, it's possible to limit your calories but still eat like a queen. Here's how<p>Breakfast<p><b>Berry English Muffin</b><br>1 Tbsp natural creamy peanut butter<br>1 Ezekiel 4:9 whole-grain English muffin<br>1 Tbsp dried chia seeds<br>1/2 tsp ground cinnamon<br>1/4 cup sliced strawberries<p>Spread …

Lose 10 Pounds

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Squat to Overhead Press<p>Hold weights at your shoulders, elbows bent, feet hip-width apart. Bend your knees and lower until your thighs are nearly parallel to the floor. As you stand, press the weights overhead until your arms are straight. Return to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise …

12 Sayings Only People From California Will Understand

But the nation's third-largest state also has a huge variety of people with very distinct ways of speaking, from valley girl speak to surfer lingo to slang inspired by Bay Area hip hop.<p>The people of the Golden State speak a dialect distinct enough to warrant its own name: California …

Eat More Flat-Belly Fats

Add more monounsaturated fat to your diet with these tasty recipes<p>By now you probably know that a little fat—the healthy kind, that is—can help you keep your weight (and hunger levels) in check. (Learn more about good fats versus bad fats.) In the form of full-fat salad dressing, it can also help …

Nutrition

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

Be Your Own Personal Trainer

The Gym Equipment Personal Trainers Swear By—And How to Use It On Your Own<p>Get ready to work out like a pro<p>Shutterstock<p>What’s the cost of one workout? If you hire a personal trainer, it’s not just sore muscles: The average trainer charges $26 an hour, according to an American Council on Exercise …