health

Scientists Find That Long-Term Pot Usage Leads To Wait What Were We Talking About?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 2, 2016 - 11:15 am

Oh yeah, memory loss. More »


Over the Pill? Facts About Nonhormonal Birth Control

Pop Sugar | January 31, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Are you thinking about switching to an IUD after being on the pill? Wth the intrauterine device’s rise in popularity, you’re not the only one with questions about nonhormonal birth control options.

Hormonal options range from the ring to the patch to the pill, but what if you want to avoid the consequences,… More »


Contracting HPV From Oral Sex Can Make You Seven Times Likelier To Develop Head And Neck Cancer

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2016 - 1:00 pm

A massive medical study – of 96,000 participants over 4 years – has shown that if you contract HPV via oral sex, you’re at least seven times more likely to also develop cancers of the head and neck (cancers of the pharynx, larynx, sinuses, oral cavity, and salivary glands).

And peopleMore »



8 Yoga Moves To Help You Survive A Hangover

College Candy | January 21, 2016 - 5:00 pm

When you’re hungover, the last thing you probably even want to consider thinking about is working out. But whether you are a well-seasoned yogi, or someone who barely knows what the inside of a gym looks like, you probably are very familiar with… More »


There’s A Period-Tracking App For Men Who Want To Avoid “Getting Grief”

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 21, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Eye-roll into space. More »


Man Flu Might Be A Thing, But No One Is Going To Feel Bad About You Having It

Lauren Vinopal | January 15, 2016 - 3:45 pm

 All these hormones are FINALLY good for something.   More »



Crossfitter Snatches To “Single Ladies,” Talks About Masculinity, Wins At Life

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2016 - 1:45 pm

Behold, the best thing maybe ever on the internet!

Crossfitter Khan Porter re-posted a video of himself doing a choreographed snatch to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” after seeing Channing Tatum dress in drag to perform “Run the World” on Lip Sync Battle. It went viral, so he used the opportunity to More »


No One’s Vagina Needs Herbal Tampons

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 13, 2016 - 3:15 pm

Your vagina is just fine without getting a 72-hour “herbal detox.” More »


Coming Out As Borderline

Lauren McGrath | January 8, 2016 - 12:30 pm

The internet is nasty to people with BPD – here’s what it’s really like. More »



Here Are The Best States For Fitness, According To Hashtags

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 30, 2015 - 9:00 am

#shredded #ripped #swole #buff #gains More »


7 New Year’s Resolutions To Improve Your Health (That You’ll Actually Keep)

College Candy | December 27, 2015 - 11:30 am

What is your New Year’s resolution for 2016? To travel more, take more time for yourself, or maybe call your parents more than twice a semester? For a lot of people, a new year promise is about health. A new calendar seems like a great time to start focusing on a diet or fitness routine.
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New Survey Shows 25 Percent Of Men Believe They Also Suffer Symptoms Of PMS

Bronwyn Isaac | November 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The condition is called “Irritable Man Syndrome,” a term coined in the early 2000s by researcher Jed Diamond. More »



The Devil & DIY: Why We’re OK With “DIY Beauty” But Not Witchcraft And Homeopathy

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 30, 2015 - 3:00 pm

I started out looking into what witches might do for beauty by looking into spells and potions one might concoct for skin care, hair care, etcetera. But two things became clear pretty quickly: First, that there’s nothing funny I can say about spells, because they’re basically prayers, and I respect that. Second, that whatever soaksMore »


Hoorah For This Swedish Song About Periods

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 14, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Here’s something that would never happen in current-day America: A Swedish children’s channel (yes, children’s channel) had one of their hosts, Alex Hermansson, sing a song about menstrual periods, complete with dancing googly-eye tampons. It’s so earnest! It even has a rap break! It reassures us all that if you’ve got a uterusMore »


Bill Nye Uses Science To Defend Women’s Reproductive Rights

Katrin Higher | September 26, 2015 - 11:00 am

It has been a pretty shitty year for women’s reproductive rights in this country, I think we can all agree. When so much progression has been made for LGBT rights, Trans Rights and more, the Right still wants to attack the decisions that women make with regards to women and reproduction. Laws are getting worse,… More »



Are Young Female Athletes Eating Enough?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2015 - 9:30 am

Today in never, ever, ever stop eating: Apparently there’s a syndrome called the female athlete triad that consists of a loss of bone density, irregular periods, and low energy, and it happens when female athletes aren’t eating enough. This plagues a lot of teenaged athletes in particular, for reasons having unsurprisingly to doMore »


Tips On Aging From The Oldest People Alive

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 21, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Do you want to outlive all of your friends? You have to develop some pretty weird habits to do so. Glamour compiled the advice given by each of the people designated as the oldest person alive as to how they lived so long. As they get older, the general trend is toward bizarre daily rituals,More »


FDA Approves “Female Viagra” Amid Health And Safety Concerns

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 19, 2015 - 2:30 pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the “female Viagra,” Flibanserin – under certain conditions.

Flibanserin was rejected by the FDA twice in the past over concerns about its side effects and its effectiveness. The drug doesn’t actually function like Viagra, which relaxes muscles and increases blood flow; rather, Flibanserin treats hypoactive sexualMore »



Great, Even Light Drinking Gives You Cancer

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 19, 2015 - 11:32 am

At this point, what doesn’t give you cancer? More »


Scientists Want To Transplant Genetically Modified Pig Organs Into Us

Katrin Higher | August 15, 2015 - 4:00 pm

New experiments in “Xenotransplantation” involve keeping organs from animals alive inside of other animals.

In the most recent case, scientists managed to keep a genetically modified pig heart alive inside a baboon for 945 days before it gave out. In addition, transplant experts at the University of Pittsburg say they kept a baboon… More »


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