Healthy Habits

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7 Vegan Documentaries to Watch If You’re Thinking of Going Plant-Based

Thinking about trying a plant-based diet? Stream these vegan documentaries and you may find reasons to support your new eating plan.

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How Bad Is It to Pee in the Shower?

Should you add peeing in the shower to your list of showering mistakes? Here's what an internal medicine doctor...


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This Is the ONLY Way You Should Be Cleaning Your Underwear

One of the worst underwear mistakes is cleaning them incorrectly. We've got expert tips on how you should really...


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Are Thongs Bad For Your Health?

Go ahead and don that thong—but use these tips on how to wear a thong to lower your risk of...


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What Are the Dimensions of Wellness—How to Make Them Work for You

Knowing your weaknesses and strengths may help you change your life.

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13 Health and Fitness Products Our Editors Love

We can't stop raving about these health and fitness products—so we're sharing them with you. Here are our favorites that...


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15 Hygge Gifts For Everyone On Your List Since We’ll All Be Inside This Winter

Here's what you need to know about the cozy Danish tradition of hygge and some gifts and tools that will...

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Why Do We Wear Underwear? 8 Health Reasons You Need Them

If you're wondering why we wear underwear, it's simple—for cleanliness, comfort, and support for the nether regions.


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13 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for People Into Health and Fitness

If you're in search of stocking stuffers for your health-conscious family members, here are some expert-approved picks, from teas...


15 Self-Motivation Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Goals

Whether your goal is to get out of bed and into the home office or off the couch to do...


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Here’s What Happens If You Don’t Change Your Underwear

One out of every two Americans goes multiple days on a single pair of undies. Do you? Here's how often...

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Time-Honored Health Advice that Makes No Sense

Just because you've heard it a million times, doesn't mean that it's true. Here's the age-old advice that you should...


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Fact or Fiction? The Truth About 33 Popular Medical “Facts”

Knowing which of these statements have been verified by science—and which are totally false—could boost your health.


Father’s Day: 11 Best Healthy Gifts to Send to Dad

You may not be able to visit Dad this Father's Day, but you can still show your love with one...


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18 Things Nurses Secretly Wish You Would Stop Doing

Here are some tips from nurses across the U.S. on how to handle your next medical visit, plus, what they...


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11 Ways You’ve Been Swimming All Wrong

New swimming methods are helping us discover more efficient ways to move in the water.

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How Bad Is It to Not Wash Your Hands After Using the Bathroom?

It's worth the 20 to 30 seconds of scrubbing.



13 Times You’re Overusing Hand Sanitizer

Attention, germaphobes! These situations may call for a good old fashioned hand washing because your sanitizer habit just isn't going...


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How to Prevent Overeating When You’re Working from Home

Cynthia Sass, a Los-Angeles based registered dietitian, shares her tips to navigate working from home without overeating.


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12 Simple Habits to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can all play a role in strengthening your...


The Only New Year’s Day Detox You Should Be Doing

Feeling in need of a reboot this New Year? Forget the trendy detoxes and cleanses. Instead, follow these simple, sustainable...


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These Sisters Have Donated More Than 9 Gallons of Blood Over the Last 70 Years

That's enough blood to save 200 lives. Blood donation is truly the gift that keeps on giving.


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15 Top Health Mistakes We All Make in January

Many of us make New Year's resolutions to improve our health, but it can be hard to stick with them....

15 Things to Do on New Year’s Day for a Healthy 2020

Kick off your New Year’s Day the healthy way, from trying a new workout class to volunteering for a good...


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11 Surprising Benefits of Giving Blood

If you donate blood, you not only save up to three lives, you earn yourself some benefits as well.



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The 9 Best (and the 3 Worst) Health News Stories of 2019

A new lung treatment, catching breast cancer earlier, and—ugh—a rise in measles cases: The good and the bad health news...


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Soil Pollution: The Health Risk No One Is Talking About

You know about climate change and its hazards, but did you know that the earth beneath your feet could be...


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10 Reasons to Donate Blood: What Doctors Need You to Know

Doctors will tell you that donating blood is vital: That pint you give can save three lives. And that's just...