Stephanie Gofron

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Problem Solving Guide for Your Body

Barbara Pearlman divulges the best exercise techniques for the 5 major problem areas for the January 1976 issue of Bazaar.<p>When you look at your body, are there certain areas that displease you? A spot of flab here, a sag there? Here are some spot-exercises worked out by expert Barbara Pearlman …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

North Pole

Coconut Oil: It's Not Just For The Kitchen

Despite the rise in popularity of coconut water people often have bad associations with coconuts because they think they’re high cholesterol. It’s …

6 Healthy Foods to Try in 2014

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 …

10-Minute Full-Body Workout with Under Armour

Vegan (+ Gluten Free!) Chili Chocolate Cookies

Photo: Courtesy of Foodie Underground.<p><i>Foodie Underground, a project curated in part by Anna Brones, explores our relationship with the origin of our</i> …

A "Fat Tax" For A Wax At A London Salon? NOT Cool

PHoto: Via MM Bubbles Facebook.<p>Let's face it, gals. Having your legs and, ahem, other sensitive regions waxed is no picnic. But, being charged extra …

These Disturbing Fast Food Truths Will Make You Reconsider Your Lunch

McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell -- which one are you craving today? It's pretty likely that you have a favorite fast food chain and that you love many of the tasty options offered at these restaurants. It's hard to miss them. As of 2012, there were 263,944 fast food restaurants in …

The Right Way to Care for Sweaters

By Kerri Winick, Beauty Editor<p>Each winter, there always seems to be one sweater that's sacrificed to the fashion gods. It's been shrunk to doll-size proportions because you swore you could wash it yourself, or it ends up warped and faded in the back of your closet.<p>It can be downright maddening -- …

Richard Dreyfuss Opens Up About His Battle with Bipolar Disorder

Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss, star of hit movies such as <i>Jaws</i>, <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> and <i>Mr. Holland’s Opus</i>, suffers from bipolar …

10 Reasons You're Breaking Out — And How To Stop It

Illustrated by Emily Kowzan.<p><i>We always imagined the secrets to perfect, glowing skin were kept tight in some Hollywood vault, accessible only to the</i> …

Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

Dessert

Marine Arrested for Arranging Incestuous Sex with Minors

U.S. Marine Stephen Lewis, a private first class stationed at Camp Pendleton in southern California, was arrested two weeks ago after arranging to …

How the Freaky Octopus Can Help Us Understand the Human Brain

DAVID DOUBILET/National Geographic Creative<p>The octopus is weird: eerily malleable body, sucker-studded arms, skin that can transform into a …

Bad feelings make stronger memories

Negative emotions, such as fear, can enhance your memories for places, a new study confirms.<p>Oliver Baumann from the Queensland Brain Institute found …

The Brain

Infertile woman gives birth after new method allows her to regrow eggs

A new fertility treatment has allowed a woman in Japan to give birth, even though she'd stopped producing eggs around four years prior. The new treatment is being called "in vitro activation," and it may be able to let women who have become infertile because of a condition called primary ovarian …

Jellyfish Shut Down Massive Nuclear Power Plant

Get out of my coolant intake pipes!!! *shakes fist at jellyfish*<p>In southeastern Sweden, the three reactors that make up the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant provide about a 10th of the nation's total power. One of the three reactors is the largest of its type in the world. And, temporarily, the …

MacArthur Genius Working to Bring Sight to the Blind

Sheila Nirenberg didn't think a prosthetic eye was possible. Now, she's seeing the light of the future.<p><i>"This year's class of MacArthur Fellows is an extraordinary group of individuals who collectively reflect the breadth and depth of American creativity," said Cecilia Conrad, vice president of the</i> …

The FDA Has Approved The First Artificial Pancreas

An easier way for diabetics to control their insulin intake<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its first "artificial pancreas" to automatically control the insulin levels of diabetics. (You know, before the shutdown furloughed almost half of its staff.)<p>The hormone insulin controls …

Diabetes

Meiosis ‘checkpoint’ sheds light on birth defects

Researchers have identified two enzymes that play a critical role in meiosis—the process of cell division required in reproduction.<p>The finding could …

Genetics

New programming language could code DNA to deliver drugs and detect diseases

The University of Washington envisions a future where our bodies will be tuned to heal us just as easily as software is built to entertain us — and it's come up with a method that could eventually turn this idea into a reality. University researchers have developed a programming language that …

Dad Injects Self, Son With Heroin the Day Divorce Was To Be Final

Eric Emil Lehtinen, 37, of Redmond, Washington is accused of injecting his 4-year-old son with heroin, ketamine, morphine and codeine on the day his …

Asda, offensive halloween costumes and mental health stigma

Asda came under much criticism on Wednesday for selling mental patient halloween costumes. Specifically, this costume.<p>As someone who teaches psychiatry for a living, this costume raises several questions, the main one being "exactly what mental health disorder does this person suffer from?" I'm …

New electric fish found in murky waters

Scientists have identified a new kind of eel-like electric fish, the Akawaio penak, in a remote region of Northern Guyana that is known for its …

How Existing Drugs Could Fight Resistant Bugs

Medical experts have been powerless to stop the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and are increasingly desperate to develop novel drugs. But a …

Can epigenetics make better cancer drugs?

Natural killer cells that can kill and contain viruses and cancerous tumors can be manipulated by epigenetics, a finding that paves the way for …

Immunotherapy

Materialism makes trauma harder to handle

Materialistic people experience more stress from traumatic events and are more likely to spend compulsively as a result, a new study suggests.<p>“When …

Michigan State University

Flesh-rotting 'krokodil' drug emerges in USA

Two cases in Arizona are the first involving caustic, heroin-like IV drug that originated in Russia.<p>A powerful heroin-like drug that rots flesh and bone has made its first reported appearance in the United States, an Arizona health official says.<p>Known on the street as "krokodil," the caustic …