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35 Realistic Ways to Squeeze Healthier Habits Into Super Busy Schedules

No matter how much you may <i>want</i> to make healthy choices, it can feel like there simply isn’t time. When running out the door, it’s easier to grab a …

Fitness

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

11 New and Recent Books for the Feminist Reader

Photo: Amazon<p>The feminist book canon grows larger and more diverse every day, and that's something to celebrate. Of course, classics like Betty Friedan's <i>The Feminine Mystique</i>, now out in a 50th anniversary edition; Simone de Beauvoir's <i>The Second Sex</i>; Arlie Hochschild's <i>The Second Shift: Working and</i> …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Virus hitting the U.S. could be 'tip of iceberg,' CDC official says

A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and beyond, health officials say.<p>The unusually high number of hospitalizations reported could be "just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases," said Mark Pallansch, a virologist and director of the …

A Trip With Her Folks Turned Barbara Bush Into A Global Activist

Barbara Bush may be known as the quieter of the Bush twins, but when it comes to global health, she's anything but. At 32, the Yale graduate is co-founder and CEO of Global Health Corps, a nonprofit organization that pairs young volunteers — she calls them "fellows" — with health and development …

Hangover Cures That Really Work

Whether it's a holiday weekend or a summertime soiree, here's how to take part in the festivities sans the painful post-drinking aftermath.<p>You already know the drill on some basic rules for warding off and healing a hangover—i.e. drinking a ton of water and eating the night of as well as the next …

How to increase your energy

<b>Your Breakfast is Too Small</b><br>A handful of berries mixed into a container of Greek yogurt may sound like the perfect healthy breakfast, but it can set you up to binge in the afternoon. Not only is it just not enough food, but it’s also lacking in some nutrients that are key to ensuring you feel full …

The Best Morning Skin-Care Routine

While most of us know that we should at least slap some SPF on our skin before heading out into the day, fewer of us are keyed into the idea that other airborne nanoparticles—like smog, cigarette smoke, soot, pollen, water droplets, and pollutants—contribute to aging skin. Research has shown that …

The Essentials: Fall Denim Every Woman Should Own

9 essential styles to take you into fall.<p>Is there anything that feels more autumnal than a crisp new pair of jeans? With so much to choose in terms of styles, washes and rises, it's easy to get overwhelmed. So, we looked to the women who wear it best, and narrowed fall's options down to 9 essential …

Louisiana residents warned of brain-eating organism in water supply

Water warning culprit is Naegleria fowleri, a type of warm-water-loving microorganism, which can work its way into the brain<p>For the third time in a year, Louisiana residents are being cautioned to watch out for a deadly, brain-eating amoeba-like organism in the water supply in part of the …

Hey, You've Got Mites Living On Your Face. And I Do, Too

When Megan Thoemmes first found a tiny critter living in the pores of her nose, she was disgusted.<p>"The first time I found one on my face I didn't sleep for four nights," says Thoemmes, a graduate student at North Carolina State University.<p>But she's made peace with her <i>Demodex</i> mites, not only …

All The Cakes You Can Make With Just A Box Of Cake Mix And A Bottle Of Soda

It would appear that no cake recipe is as easy to follow as the one printed on the back of a cake mix box.<p>Eggs, butter (or oil), water. Heat, beat, bake. Easy as cake from a box pie.<p>But there <i>is</i> something easier, dear cake-lovers. Swap all but the cake mix for a bottle of soda. As Youtuber Mind Over …

Do You Want To Look Young? Stop Doing These 8 Things To Save Your Skin

Some of the most beautiful women I know are over 40 and all seem to have one thing in common: Dr. David Colbert!<p>Renowned dermatologist Dr. Colbert is known for taking care of some of Hollywood's most beautiful faces, like stunning over-40 beauties Angelina Jolie, Naomi Watts, and Rachel Weisz. I …

Skin Care

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

Why We Need to Pay More Attention to Women's Sleep

Why do we need to pay more attention to women's sleep health?<p>Women sleep differently than men. They can take longer to fall asleep, tend to be more sleep deprived, are at increased risk for insomnia, and often report different symptoms than men. There are biological and physiological reasons for …

Sleep

5 Times It's OK to Procrastinate

<b>Before Splurging on That Amazing-Looking, Not Amazingly Priced Dress</b><br>You've spent the past 20 minutes staring at yourself in the dressing room mirror—and you still look fantastic. Your friend is telling you to buy the silly dress already, and the salesperson is getting a bit snippy. (You get it: …

Life Is a Bowl of Cherries (So Eat It Up)

<i>By Becky Karush for meQuilibrium</i><p>If you want a lesson in fleeting pleasures and the art of mindfulness, look no further than a bowl of summer fruit. You might think fall, with its rich harvest, is the season of food, but I beg to differ. Fall is the season of turning food into meals, putting up …

Nutrition

Set Up for Sleep

More often than not do you find yourself staring at the ceiling, tossing and turning as your mind reels from the day, or even counting sheep in a desperate attempt to get to sleep at night? While it is recommended adults get seven to eight hours of sleep nightly, the average working adult gets …

Sleep

Best Dressed: The Week in Outfits

Here's who wore it best, and how you can, too.<p>Here's who wore it best and how you can too.

Women's Fashion

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

Virus detected in baby 'cured' of HIV

A Mississippi baby scientists thought was "functionally cured" of HIV now has detectable levels of the virus in her blood, her doctors say.<p>The news is disappointing for a case the scientific community hailed just last year as a potential game changer in the fight against AIDS.<p>"It felt like a punch …

3 Powerful Steps to Combat Fear

<i>"There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." --Aristotle</i><p>Fear. It's one of the most basic human emotions, yet it's one that prevents a majority of us from living our greatest potential or following our hearts. Two clients emailed me within a few days …

Success

Biology Teacher Miyoshi McMillan Fired For Having Students Share Used Needles In Blood Experiment

A North Carolina public school teacher was fired after having students share needles to determine their blood types for a class experiment.<p>During the Oct. 24 experiment, Overhills High School biology teacher Miyoshi McMillan had 11 students use lancets to prick their fingers, and then had a class …

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

Healthy Recipes for Your Microwave

5 Healthy Dishes You Can Make in Your Microwave<p>No one will ever guess you skipped the oven<p>Rapper Ja Rule recently announced that, after developing some serious microwave skills in prison, he plans to release an entire microwave cookbook. Ja Rule may be onto something: You can make a shocking number …

College Care Packages For Your Back-To-School Food Lover (PHOTOS)

By now, those of you with college-aged kids have probably shipped them off to school, either again or for the first time. When we went away to school, we were excited to meet new people, a little afraid to be away from home but mostly we were worried about the snacks. Does this sound familiar? If …

How To Become 10 Times More Likely To Land A Job Interview

Photo: Courtesy of LinkedIn<p>In the quest for a new job, it often feels like you hit a lot of dead ends. Sending out resume after resume — and drafting …