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Magnesium is essential to your health, but many people don’t get enough of it

Ask most people to name a nutrient lacking in the American diet, and the top answers would probably be calcium, vitamin D or fiber. Though all nutrients are essential for good health, few are more crucial to focus on than magnesium — because we don’t usually get enough in our diet and none of our …

Wellness

6 Early Signs Of Liver Damage

When a liver is working well, it cleans the blood, helps digest food and fights infection. It is also a bit of a bodily superhero — much like …

How Drinking Tea May Change Your Genes

Tea has been linked to numerous health benefits, from a reduced risk of heart attacks and high blood pressure to potential protection against certain …

Holistic Medicine

How to Grill the Perfect Steak

Learning how to grill the perfect steak is the first—and maybe most important—step in achieving summer backyard grilling cred. Of course, it's all …

Black cats are the best cats ever and you’re wrong if you think any different

<b>According to the RSPCA, black cats are the hardest to adopt out in shelters.</b><p>Many people speculate that it’s because it’s hard to capture their …

29 Summer Dinners You Can Make In The Crock Pot

Just set it and forget it.

Can turmeric help manage diabetes? What the evidence says

Turmeric has been used for centuries in both food and medicine. The spice is believed to have many potential benefits for the human body. But could …

Watch Simon & Garfunkel Sing “The Sound of Silence” 45 Years After Its Release, and Just Get Hauntingly Better with Time

The legend of Simon & Garfunkel is bigger than either performer, though only one of them remained a major star after their breakup, while the other …

Dull, thinning hair? Your diet might be missing these foods

You know that old adage, “you are what you eat”? While it’s possible (to a certain extent) to fake great skin with make-up, good hair cannot be …

Wellness

What a doctor really thinks about taking vitamin D every day

To take or not to take? That is the question<p><b>GP Roger Henderson shares his advice:</b><p>There has been much discussion recently about Vitamin D and its role …

Wellness

Methylene blue shows promise reversing aging in human skin

Don't be surprised if in a few years television commercials for skin cream start touting that they are "now formulated with methylene blue." That's …

Dirt has a microbiome, and it may double as an antidepressant

No one would blame you for not wanting your body to be infested with creatures from your garden. But maybe you should rethink your position.<p>Your garden has its own microbiome, and research suggests it’s good for you. Our health depends on the flourishing microbiome in our guts—and on how much of …

Microbiology

The One Vitamin That Reduces Inflammation

Inflammation can be one of the most annoying problems to deal with. it affect every part of your body: your joints, skin, and most of the tissue in …

125+ Delicious Recipes to Try at All Your Summer Parties

With Summer comes a slew of parties to host and attend. Everyone wants to be outdoors, eating fresh food or straight-from-the-grill bites and enjoying a bit of sunlight (with SPF on, of course). So you can spend more time having fun and not agonizing over what to make for your guests or what to …

Cooking

NEED PERIOD RELIEF? WOMEN COULD SMOKE WEED FOR CRAMPS IF MEDICAL MARIJUANA BILL PASSES IN NEW YORK

The pain creeps in slow and unexpectedly. Initially, it’s a subtle discomfort, like the prick of a needle stabbing away at your stomach. As the …

Cannabis

Skewer This: 16 Kickass Kebabs for Your Cookout

I love putting kebabs on the menu when I'm planning a cookout—they're infinitely variable, easy to prep ahead of time, quick to cook, and pre-portioned for easy serving. We've got plenty of recipes to make sure all your guests are happy, from Thai- and Balinese-style chicken satay to pork kebabs …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Buy Chicken With a White Stripe

If you've ever wondered what the white stripes on chicken breast are, prepare to be utterly disgusted. As it turns out, white stripes on chicken …

Cooking

This Secret Indian Hair-Growth Formula May Finally Give You a Mermaid Mane

Anyone who has unsuccessfully tried to get their hair to grow may roll their eyes at this video in which Prachi (the vlogger behind Super Wow Style) shares a family recipe for lengthier locks. Could a simple mix of natural ingredients really make hair grow up to 30-40 percent as Prachi claims? We …

Castor Oil Could Be the Secret to Thicker Brows and Longer Lashes

Oils have been an essential in many women's beauty regimens for years, but one that is often overlooked is castor oil. Castor oil is a vegetable oil from the plant ricinus communis and has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a wonder treatment for any beauty …

Hair Care

Ray Spencer Didn't Molest His Kids. So Why Did He Spend 20 Years in Prison for It?

Matt and Katie accused their father of sexual abuse. Then they started to question their memories.<p><i>This article was published in partnership with</i> <i>The Marshall Project</i><i>, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system.</i><p>On Christmas Eve in 2004, Katie Spencer Tetz, a …

Empathy

New drops are better than a needle in the eye

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is a common eye disorder that can result in the loss of one's central vision. A team of scientists has …

Birmingham, UK

Here’s What Happens To Your Brain Under Anesthesia

If you’ve ever had surgery, your anesthesiologist has likely told you to count back from 100. You don’t get too far before you’ve drifted off. Hours …