Sheera Hussin

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3 Signs You're Dehydrated

Thirst isn't the only tipoff that you need to drink up.<p>Ask any fitness expert to list a couple of common workout roadblocks, and dehydration will likely always make the cut. It's a killer! You need water to exercise—you <i>thrive</i> on it—yet so many women spend their days dehydrated. So, what gives? It …

Women's Health

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore

And why so many people blow them off instead of heading to the doctor.<p>Before you discount that persistent cough as just another part of flu season, you might want to ask your doctor to give it a second glance. According to a new study by Cancer Research U.K., more than half of adults have …

Cancer

The Easiest Way to Have an Orgasm

Cross the finish line every time by taking one ridiculously simple step<p>What if we told you there was a secret ingredient that could up your odds of having an orgasm? Get excited, because there actually is. Nearly 50 percent of men and women who have used lube say that it makes it easier to have an …

Sexual Health

What Each Sex Position Feels Like for Guys

Take a wild guess at which one makes him scared for his penis.<p>It’s highly likely that you have a ranking of your favorite sex positions. Maybe girl on top makes you feel like the hottest cowgirl-goddess hybrid at the rodeo but doggy style just ends with your cervix feeling like one giant bruise. …

This Is What Happens When You Give Birth on a Plane

What went down when one woman's luggage did not stay safely stowed<p>In what is probably the most mind-boggling and most terrifying news you'll hear all day, a woman gave birth on a Southwest Airlines flight from San Francisco to Arizona yesterday morning, reports the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>. The craziest …

Pregnancy

What Do You Think a “Normal” Woman Looks Like Down There?

THIS crazy factor will probably affect your answer<p>Well, this is disturbing: Seeing images of surgically altered vaginas can impact what women view as “normal” and “ideal” down there, according to a new study published in <i>BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology</i>.<p><b>MORE:</b> What’s Your …

Women's Health

The Best Sleep Posture for You

Sleeping well is essential for your health—and the trick is getting into the ideal position<p>Most women have trouble scoring between the sheets—scoring ample shut-eye, that is. Nearly 80 percent have problems sleeping at least a few times a month, and 23 percent have issues almost every night, …

6 Things You Should Be Cleaning WAY More Often

Unless, you know, you LIKE getting sick<p>Staying cold- and flu-free this season comes down to a few simple tactics: First, get a flu shot. Second, steer clear of co-workers who hit the office sniffling and coughing. And third, know the places where viruses and bacteria tend to hang out and how to …

Cleaning

10 Bedtime Rituals For Better Sleep

<i>By Esther Crain for Men's Journal</i><p>You have a regular morning ritual that helps you launch your day feeling energized and alert, then an after-work routine that eases the transition from the professional world to your personal life. But if you haven't adopted some specific nighttime habits that prime …

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

The Crazy Thing That Can Affect Your Fertility

Night owls, take note!<p>You already know that exposure to light at night can screw with your body’s internal clock—keeping you from scoring quality sleep and even screwing with your weight loss efforts. Now, researchers say it appears to throw off something else: your fertility. In a new review of …

14 Stages of Comfortable in a Relationship

Or how to tell if you've reached THAT point in your bond.<p>Relationships tend to follow a continuum of comfortableness. One day you're doing the fake reach for the check after dinner, and the next you're playing rock, paper, scissors to choose who will make the trip to Chipotle for lunch. Clearly …

Middle School

The Exercise That Works the MOST Muscle Groups

One move, so much sweat<p>Looking for a one-and-done exercise move? Meet the burpee. It works the most muscle groups from head to toe, says <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., so it’s a crazy-effective strengthener that will seriously get your heart rate up. Watch as Ator shows you how …

The Dark Does Not Destroy The Light; it defines it

The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It's our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows

8 Pieces Of Wisdom That Will Encourage You To Push Through A Bad Day

<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 …

Eat This Now for Healthy Hair

Have you been having a bad hair day...over and over again? If your hair has been in subpar condition, restoring your strands may be as easy to …

Nutrition

8 Foods With Awesome Mood-Boosting Benefits

Prepare to rethink everything you thought about “comfort food.”<p>Who hasn’t craved something sweet or fried while seriously stressed out? The problem is, these comfort foods are not your salvation…actually, quite the opposite. These foods can make you fatigued and raise your blood sugar so you …

You Must Do The Thing Which You Think You Cannot Do

When you have many thoughts in your mind, it can be overwhelming. Maybe you won’t be able to focus on just the thing you’re working on because of …

Productivity

8 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium

The symptoms can be subtle, so pay attention<p>You don’t hear much about potassium—but you should. It’s important for muscle strength, nerve functioning, and a healthy cardiovascular system, says Janet Brill, Ph.D., R.D., a Philadelphia-based nutritionist. The nutrient’s in lots of delicious foods …

Top Dirty Dozen And Clean 15 Foods

For the fourth year in a row, apples have topped the list of most pesticide-laden produce in the U.S.<p>In the Environmental Working Group’s annual …

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated

7 Things Your Partner Wants to Hear Every Day

Columnist Leigh Newman reveals the small crucial utterances that make for a more blissful union.<p>"I'd rather be spending time with you."<p>"The best …

Dental Care

Signs Your Body Is Too Tired to Go On (Even if You're Not)

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Washington State

How to Think Like a Fit Person

Change the way you look and feel by changing the way you think, starting with your raison de sweat.<p>Think: "That's my cue to head to the gym" (but …

4 Secrets of People Who Always Get the Job Offer

Smart moves you can steal from candidates who nail it every time.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Secret #1: They Don't Rely on Job Boards<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Secret #2: …

Should You Take a Multivitamin?

<b>To Take...</b><p><b>Expert:</b> Alan R. Gaby, MD, author of <i>Nutritional Medicine,</i> a resource guide on supplements, and former president of the American Holistic …

16 Books to Check Out in April 2014

This month we're reading a novel that explores a passionate affair, an enigmatic thriller from Emma Donoghue, a tale of a gender-bending artists and …

Books

Uh Oh, Unsaturated Fats May Not Be As 'Good' As We Thought

Not all fats are created equal, especially when it comes to their effects on the heart. The good ones—like omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in …

Holistic Medicine

Study: Sleep Loss Can Cause Brain Damage

Missing sleep may lead to brain damage, according to new research published in the Journal of Neuroscience on Tuesday.<p>Many assume that naps and …

Neuroscience