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15 Drugs We Didn’t Discover Were Harmful Until It Was Too Late

The scientific method is built on a foundation of trial and error. Scientists with fancy lab coats and even fancier Read More

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Antioxidants

There’s no doubt that you’ve heard the hype about antioxidants in recent years. But, what exactly are they? Well, antioxidants are molecules that prevent the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a process that occurs in our body all the time, but it produces free radicals which can play a role in damaging cells.

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20 Mistakes That Could Be Causing Your Acne

Nevermind the teen myths, the old wives’ tales, the voodoo curses, the crazy and unreliable “somebody said’s.” More and more skin experts and professionals are joining the frustrating chorus saying that acne is not a curse.

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The 20 Worst Things About Being a Grownup

Before we get started, I want to make it clear: I enjoy being a grownup. For starters, high school is over (fist pump), I can eat whatever I want, I can sleep in if I want to, I can go on vacation if I want to… The freedom is great! But, being a grownup isn’t all it’s cracked up to be either.

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20 Things People With Chronic Pain Want You to Know

Right now, if someone were to hand you a survey which asked when you last suffered from chronic pain, and you were able to answer “never,” count yourself lucky as 100 million Americans are not able to say the same. When doing the math, this number is greater than those dealing with diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke and cancer combined. That’s huge.

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17 Worst Pieces of Celebrity Health “Advice”

If you use Instagram, you’ve probably stumbled across the feed of some D-list celebrity trying to use endorsements to pay their bills, who clumsily incorporate ridiculous products like herbal supplements and waist trainers into their heavily Photoshopped photos.

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16 Signs You Have a Nutrient Deficiency

Trying to eat a well-balanced diet and exercising regularly are the two best ways to ensure that your body is functionally optimally, inside and out. Unfortunately, most Americans during some point in their life will find themselves deficient in certain nutrients, which their diet just doesn’t provide.

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15 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

Just hearing those two words is more than enough to get any man squirming in his seat. This squirming may not be related so much to the cancer itself, but rather the prostate exam associated. And while I’ll be the first to admit, a prostate exam is by no means the most comfortable experience you will have in your lifetime, it is unquestionably better than the alternative.

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16 Scariest Diets in History

I know, I know… all diets are “the worst,” if only because they prevent you from eating the things that you really, really love. Also, they usually don’t work. Whether they’re too limiting to realistically keep up, too much work to maintain or just too darn bland to enjoy, there’s a reason most nutritionists consider “diet” a dirty word.

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15 Reasons Why Your Back Hurts

Did the title of this article just give you the urge to stretch or massage your lower back? Maybe you’re shifting around in your chair, trying to make your position more comfortable. If you’re a yogi, you might currently be in child’s pose on the floor. (Once you’re done, please come back and continue reading!)

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25 Things You Didn’t Know About SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder—or SAD—might be one of the most appropriate acronyms in medical history. It’s a depressive condition that reflects the ultimate battle between light and darkness—sunshine hidden by clouds, and sunsets happening quicker and sooner than ever. As a result, symptoms usually start in the fall, and subside in early spring or summer.

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40 Most Nutritious Foods on Earth

If you’re trying to eat healthy, it can be overwhelming every time you step into the grocery store. Which foods are really the most beneficial for you? We’ve compiled this list of 40 foods that are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other compounds that will help you on your health journey.

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15 Ways the Holidays Can Ruin Your Looks

Blame it on running around. Blame it on the eggnog. Blame it on not finding a parking space less than a mile from the mall’s front door. Blame it on the weather, out-of-town guests, stress, and sleep deprivation. Or just blame it on Santa!

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15 Ways to Trick Your Kids Into Eating Healthier

Most kids would be perfectly happy to eat ice cream for every meal. Unfortunately, as the responsible adult in their lives, it’s up to you to ensure that they don’t have the chance. Here are 15 tricks you can use to make healthy choices seem almost as appetizing as all-you-can-eat ice cream!

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15 Ways to Avoid Getting Sick

There’s nothing that will ruin a beautiful crisp, cool day faster than the tickle at the back of your throat that heralds the oncoming of a common cold. A cold can knock you on your back and make you feel like you’re a relentlessly dripping nasal faucet.