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Can People Who Had a Drug Addiction Ever Drink Alcohol?

We looked into the concept of "once an addict, always an addict."<p>Amid the outpouring of praise and admiration for Anthony Bourdain after his apparent suicide in France on June 8, a few outspoken members of the addiction recovery community zoomed in on his “demons,” and scorned his drinking on the …

Mental Health

Depression and suicide risk are side effects of more than 200 common drugs

More than a third of American adults use medications that list depression as a risk, and a quarter use drugs that increase the risk of suicide.<p>The recent suicides of celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have prompted many of us to look more closely at what may drive people to depression or …

Depression

12 “Healthy” Foods that Can Increase Your Risk of Disease

We've come to think of these things as healthy, but they're not. Some so-called healthy foods on your supermarket shelves don't deserve a place in …

Nutrition

The One Supplement a Cancer Expert Wants You to Take

When word of a vitamin that drastically reduces the risk of skin cancer bubbled to the fore in 2015, it almost seemed too good to be true. In a …

Skin Care

5 Toxic Beauty Ingredients You Should Never Use If You're Trying to Get Pregnant

Hormones aren't just here to make us crazy — they play an important role in making sure our body functions properly, especially when it comes to reproduction. Unfortunately, your favorite lipstick or perfume might just get in the way of that. Many personal care products contain ingredients known as …

Pregnancy

The 14 Best Foods to Eat When You're Nauseous

Nausea is the unpleasant and sometimes debilitating sensation of needing to vomit.<p>It’s surprisingly common, with 50% of adults experiencing it at …

Nutrition

20 Foods That Are Never Worth the Calories

It's not always apparent when foods we love have zero nutrition. These 20 favorites are filled with sugar, fat, and empty calories—and some may …

Nutrition

This Graphic Shows What Really Matters in Preventing Cancer

Living a healthy lifestyle can help to prevent cancer. (No cancer is <i>completely</i> preventable, though; genetics and bad luck are factors, too.) But …

Cancer

Trust Us: These 10 Perfumes Last on Your Skin the Longest

There's nothing like a spritz of our favorite scent to help us feel confident, put together, and ready to take on the day, which is why we count …

Beauty

This 5-Move Core Workout From a Trainer Will Leave You Sore and Chiseled

There are tons of ways to shape up your midsection. Most importantly, you need to be in a healthy calorie deficit and exercising regularly. But doing a solid core workout every now and then will definitely help your abs pop. Ridge Davis, personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, shared an exclusive …

Workouts

President Trump has made 3,251 false or misleading claims in 497 days

In the 497 days since he took the oath of office, President Trump has made 3,251 false or misleading claims, according to The Fact Checker’s database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president.<p>That’s an average of more than 6.5 claims a day.<p>When we first …

Donald Trump

11 Foods To Avoid If You're Eating For Your Blood Type

As far as health advice goes, one of the more interesting diet plans is the blood type diet. It claims that there are certainfoods you might want to …

Nutrition

The 7 Best Multivitamins to Buy in 2018

With a plethora of multivitamins on drugstore and health food store shelves, choosing the best supplement for you can feel overwhelming. From tablets …

Nutrition

Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals daily

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>There was so much hope in January 2009 when Barack Obama took office. Here was the first black president of the United States, …

United States

12 Colonoscopy Prep Tips From Gastroenterologists to Make the Whole Thing Less Hellish

Welcome to Colonoscopy Prep 101: a Class No One Actually Takes But We’ll All Definitely Need. Look, a colonoscopy—which is when a medical …

Cancer

36 Basic Hair Tips You'll Wonder How You Lived Without

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Breast cancer: Discovery of a protein linked to metastasis

Jean-François Côté, a researcher at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) and professor at Université de Montréal's Faculty of Medicine, …

5 Hair Colors That Can Take 10 Years Off Your Face

We Byrdie editors are all about learning the latest and greatest in anti-aging trends. Normally, when we think about things we can do to look …

Having blood type O almost trebles risk of dying from serious injury, scientists find

Having blood type O almost trebles the risk of dying from serious injury because it does not clot as well, scientists have found.<p>Data from 901 emergency care patients in Japan showed a death rate of 28 per cent for those with type O blood.<p>The death rate of patients from other blood groups combined …

Medical Research

Want to Try the Whole30 Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

With so many diets out there today, it can be overwhelming choosing the right nutrition regimen for yourself. If you're not sure which one to go with, the Whole30 plan might be a good place to start since it's only a 30-day commitment. The goal of the Whole30 diet is to eliminate certain food …

Nutrition

Cancer cells adapt to gorge on sugar in the liver - Futurity

Cancer cells that have traveled to the liver from the colon switch their feeding strategy to make the most of fructose in the liver.

The Perfect Diet for Your Body Type

How and where your body stores fat can have a big influence on your health—and weight. Here's what you need to eat and eliminate, based on your body …

4 reasons why you should throw away all your supplements—and replace them with just one

Adding supplements to your wellness regimen feels like a logical trend to follow (healthy people must take lots of vitamins, right?). But before you …

Important Papers to Locate After Someone Dies

Updated July 16, 2017<p>After someone dies, family members will need to locate all of the decedent's important papers. It will give family members and, …

If You Use A Flat Iron To Straighten Your Hair All The Time, You Should Definitely Know These 16 Things

Here's how NOT to fry your follicles.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

How to Lose 5 Inches Around Your Waist

Your goal to lose 5 pounds from the waistline might be the result of wanting to fit into your old pair of jeans or look great at a formal event. But …

The 'Pipe Braid' Is The Dreamiest Bohemian Hairstyle To Ever Hit Festival Season

😍 😍 😍<p>For all the music festival-goers out there — who probably have a Pinterest board full of hairstyle inspo for said future concerts — get ready to add this braid to your short list of looks making the Coachella cut. Dubbed the 'pipe braid,' by Danish hairstylist Nicci Welsh, this dreamy, …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Get a Handle on Home Maintenance With This Checklist

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist<p>Staying on Top of Chores Saves Repairs Later<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>A big part of the American dream is owning …

A Personal Trainer Reveals the Biggest Myths About Losing Body Fat

When it comes to losing weight and shedding body fat, it's easy to get confused by all the information we're bombarded with on the internet every day. Scrolling through social media, reading blog posts, and hearing about the latest health crazes all give you mixed messages about how to actually …

Fitness