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Sleep Deprivation Effects: Even Your Fat Cells Need Sleep

"This is one of the first studies to show that a cell outside of the brain—the fat cell—also needs sleep," says study author Matthew Brady, Ph.D., vice-chair of the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition at the University of Chicago.<p>Brady and a team of researchers put seven young, healthy …

Presentation outfit: What is Business Casual

<b>1. The Suit</b><br>For women, either a pants suit or skirt suit in a dark, neutral color is appropriate. For a slightly softer look, try navy instead of black as it tends to provide less contrast between the suit and your skin, especially in fluorescent lighting. A light or “tropical” wool will help take …

Birth Control: Migraine Sufferers Who Take Combination Contraceptives Could Be at Risk

The researchers stress that the data is just preliminary. But the study builds on decades of research linking migraines with aura to increased cardiovascular risk, particularly for women on birth control. Having migraines already puts you at risk of having heart problems, says Tobias Kurth, MD, …

Should You Re-Freeze Food?

The Danger of Re-Freezing Food<p>The dos and don'ts of keeping frozen food fresh<p><b>Why can't you refreeze food that has been defrosted?</b> -Jill, Baton Rouge, LA<p>Freezing food doesn't kill bacteria—it just inactivates them. So once thawing occurs, the bacteria will become active again and start multiplying, …

Losing Sleep Makes You Hungry

Previous studies have shown that when you stay awake all night, your body burns about 7 percent more calories. So it makes sense that sleep-deprived people compensate by eating a little bit more. But there’s another reason you’re likely to crave salty, sweet, or savory snacks instead of a wholesome …

Eating Peppers Might Help Prevent Parkinson’s | Women's Health

Parkinson’s disease, which affects as many as one million people in the U.S., is a movement disorder that is often hard to diagnose and gets worse over time. The actual cause is unknown, but Parkinson’s develops when neurons in your brain that are responsible for producing dopamine, a hormone that …

Nonsmoking Hotel Rooms: Are They Safe?

The test results showed that the nonsmoking rooms of hotels with partial bans had 40 percent higher air nicotine levels than the rooms in hotels with complete bans. While that's much, much lower than the 2,100 percent higher levels that researchers found in designated smoking rooms, it's still …

How to Skip Your Period

We get why it’s tempting to skip your flow every once in a while, but is it safe? Absolutely, says Mary Jane Minkin, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale University School of Medicine. “If you are a good candidate to be on birth control in the first place—you’re healthy, you …