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1:43 PM, December 18th, 2013

Going home for the holidays? Want to kind-of-sort-of “improve yourself” via New Year’s Resolutions, but without any dramatic ultimatums?

These 3 apps will help you sleep better, feel great, and eat well

12:40 PM, September 19th, 2013

Actually no, Playboy did not change its annual party school guide into an article advocating for consent on campus. 

How a prank on Hugh Hefner’s magazine fooled the Internet

2:15 PM, April 2nd, 2012

Girls are always saying ‘Am I the thinnest one in the room?’ Now they don’t have to have someone in their real world to compare themselves to. They have it online.

That’s Cynthia Bulik, director of the University of North Carolina Eating Disorders Program and author of The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like With Who You Are, as quoted in our story about pro-anorexia, thinspirational images on Pinterest

5:20 PM, February 3rd, 2012
Reblogged from DiscoveryNews
12:39 PM, January 31st, 2012
The hero in question is Virginia senator Janet Howell. The Democrat wasn’t happy with a proposed bill that requires women to have an ultrasound before they can have an abortion, so she attached a very special amendment to the bill…that requires men to undergo a rectal exam and a cardiac stress test before they can be prescribed medication for erectile dysfunction.
Reblogged from Alex Leo
6:00 PM, December 9th, 2011
Women who consume at least one daily serving of whole milk are more than 50 percent less likely to experience ovulatory infertility than are women who consume less than one serving of whole milk per week.
Reblogged from Newsweek
11:31 AM, November 1st, 2011
Within the U.S., the rate of depression of members of the Old Order Amish—a religious sect that shuns modernity in favor of lifestyles roughly emulating those of rural Americans a century ago—is as low as one 10th that of other Americans.
You aren’t depressed; our brains just aren’t equipped for 21st-century life. From Andrew Weil’s new book Spontaneous Happiness: Our Nature-Deficit Disorder
5:45 PM, August 31st, 2011

We’ll miss Venus’ bold fashion statements at this year’s U.S. Open. She just announced that she had to drop out due to being diagnosed with the autoimmune disease Sjogren’s Syndrome.

5:14 PM, August 8th, 2011

Almost had these at Applebee’s yesterday. Phew, dodged a bullet?

Deadliest New Fast Food

4:39 PM, June 1st, 2011

Sharon Begley breaks down whether cell phones really present a cancer risk, following the new WHO report:

The suggestive but ambiguous, even contradictory, evidence that cell phones increase the risk of brain cancer is why the IARC panel put cell phones in the “possibly” category when it comes to cancer risks, a category that also includes pickled vegetables, coffee, DDT, the flame retardant PBB, moth balls, dioxin, and saccharin—in other words, an eclectic collection of hundreds of natural and manmade agents that evoke public reactions from “keep that away from me!” to “oh, come on.”

But how much do we need to worry about this considering our cell talk peaked in 2007 and talk time has been declining since then?

(Source: thedailybeast.com)

4:45 PM, May 11th, 2011

Ironically, this makes me want to die.

(Source: medicalbillingandcoding.org)

12:00 PM, April 18th, 2011

A surgeon actually wrote about the “mood-enhancing effects of semen on women during unprotected sex”?? Ugh. Thank you for resigning, Dr. Lazar Greenfield.

11:49 AM, April 13th, 2011
It seems cruel if not unusual to imprison a woman who happened to be pregnant when she tried to kill herself.
Jennifer Block, author of Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care, on a pregnant Indiana woman who tried to kill herself, lost her newborn, and then was thrown in prison.
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