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I said 'no' to unpaid emotional labor by saying goodbye to this word
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:00:00 GMT
Doing the lion's share of unpaid work at home? One way is to change perception is to change our language.
Australia's gun laws stopped mass shootings
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:12:19 GMT
Strict guns laws passed after a 1996 massacre prevented more attacks, according to computer analysis
New male pill is safe but does it work?
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:07:10 GMT
Men who took it gained weight
Making peace with the idea of 'ideal weight'
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:20:00 GMT
I now know that I don't need to reach that magic BMI number to achieve real health improvements.
Early humans arose from the rubble of chaos
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:15:57 GMT
Environment changes transformed early humans, who learned how to use lighter tools, hunt new kinds of animals and communicate with other groups
What's killing Americans? Death maps show despair
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:37:00 GMT
Alcohol deaths are down, but drug overdoses are way, way up
The best way to burn more calories when you work out
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:55:20 GMT
Here's how to maximize your workout, torch more calories and build muscle.
Black women follow Harriet Tubman's path on Underground Railroad
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:00:00 GMT
GirlTrek urges black women to engage in "radical self-care" through exercise and civic engagement.
Egg freezing industry reeling after two major malfunctions
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 02:05:00 GMT
Egg freezing clinics come under scrutiny after two major malfunctions in different parts of the country result in possible loss of thousands of eggs, embryos.
Girl Scout cookies, ranked from better to worst
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:14:00 GMT
Does your favorite Girl Scout cookie pass this nutritional sniff test?
Bullying seen as a factor in higher pregnancy rates among gay, bisexual teens
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:36:00 GMT
Young lesbians and bisexual women are roughly twice as likely as those who identify as straight to have a teen pregnancy, research has shown.
Myths and facts about going vegan
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:31:00 GMT
The myths and facts about embracing a plant-based diet.
CDC strengthens yellow fever travel warning
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:35:10 GMT
Four travelers have died from the virus. Even areas near big cities are affected.
How black barbershops cut hair and blood pressure
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:19:43 GMT
Experiment shows new ways to treat African-American men, the group most at risk from high blood pressure
Common STD may double ovarian cancer risk
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:49:07 GMT
This common STD can also cause infertility and often goes undetected. Can treating it quickly help protect women against later disease?
Fit women mostly escaped Alzheimer's
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:43:00 GMT
If you exercise even a little, you are probably already there
Experts say this simple tracker can help pinpoint (and fix) sleep problems
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Do this for a week and you might find yourself resting a lot easier.
SEC charges Theranos executives with 'massive fraud'
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:41:00 GMT
Bloodbath continues for Theranos execs in new fraud charge
How 'effective communication' helped this couple stop arguing
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:37:00 GMT
The idea is to talk about your feelings and needs without making judgments so you can really be heard.
Stabbed, punched, bitten: Violence against health care workers common
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:17:00 GMT
Serious workplace violence is on average four times more common in health care than in other private industries.
Science-backed reasons to have a pint on St. Patrick's Day
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:54:00 GMT
A pint of beer a day may come with a host of health benefits.
How did Stephen Hawking live so long with ALS?
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:47:59 GMT
Fame and fortune didn't hurt, doctors say
Sexual orientation top risk for suicidal thoughts in college freshmen, study finds
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:28:47 GMT
Sexual minorities, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students were at four-to-eight-fold higher risk than others for suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Children's allergy ER visits more than double
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 18:26:00 GMT
Food allergies account for the most serious cases
FDA seeks to lower nicotine in cigarettes
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:46:18 GMT
FDA says the move will save lives