Researchers at Rutgers University have bad news for anyone who's ever dropped a cookie on the floor and scooped it up, citing the "five-second rule" of food safety. There's no safe window of time to eat something dropped on the floor. Even without the benefit of legs, bacteria can get to it faster than you.
Aside from being mega obnoxious to anyone sharing a room with you, snoring seems like a harmless habit.
Aedes aegypti isn’t the only way to get Zika, but the striped-leg mosquito gets most of the buzz. Another type of mosquito, Aedes albopictus, carries it too, and it can also be transmitted through sexual contact. Twenty-three out of 2,722 cases in the U.S. were transmitted through sex; 2,686 were travel related, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
For many teens, the extraction of four healthy teeth is a ritual of high school, much like getting a driver’s license or going to the prom. But some people question the wisdom of pulling wisdom teeth, saying that it’s a traumatic procedure that may be unnecessary.
Post-traumatic stress disorder will affect 7-8 percent of the U.S. population at some point in the lives. About 8 million adults per year in the U.S. will have PTSD. With those statistics, it's important we all listen to what the people around you with PTSD are trying to say:
It killed entertainer Bob Hope and abolitionist Harriet Tubman, and contributed to the death of George Washington, the first president, and William Henry Harrison, the first president to die in office.
In Texas, dozens of women are showing up to be tested each Friday at a Zika clinic. In South Carolina, one county sprayed so vigorously for mosquitoes that it killed thousands of honeybees. And in Florida, young mothers douse themselves in bug spray, even if they're staying inside.
The first time you see a menstrual cup, it’s a little jarring. People put that in them? And then take it out and reuse it again?
Zits have a funny way of popping up in the most obvious spot on exactly the worst day. Things only get worse when you realize that what you thought would only be a teenage trial has stretched long into your adult years. However, there is some good news: these are some natural acne solutions that have a cult following.
An early bedtime for young children does more than preserve parents' sanity. It can lead to better health for your children, even when they're teens, a new study suggests.
Loading your brain with a foreign language or two appears to make you a better thinker, giving parents another reason to study French or Spanish along with their children each night.
We can all agree that makeup is not an easy thing to master. No one person can compare to the hired team of makeup professionals that work on celebrities or the famous beauty bloggers we see on YouTube. But one thing is for certain: there are ways to achieve a flawless look by using certain products and by following these beauty tips.
It’s beautiful that the female body has the ability to create life. Or at least that’s what we ladies repeat over and over again while curled up on the bed in fetal position wondering why our body punishes us for not being pregnant.
Knives everywhere, heavy cookware, raw foods, old bacteria...the list of reasons why the kitchen can be harmful goes on and on.
Everyone knows that when you get older your body changes, but less known facts are the small but significant changes a woman in her 20s and 30s deals with. Recently, a Reddit user asked women, “What has changed for you that you wish you could have told your younger self?” Dozens of women weighed in with their thoughts. Here are fourteen of the best:
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Upon opening my email, I saw a message from my son's fourth-grade teacher reminding parents that the class would be doing its final mile ...
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Although feeling tired can be caused by stress or a change in seasons, one of the most common causes is low sleep quality.
Everyone knows how delicate their skin is, but did you know the skin on your face is the most sensitive of all. Every day it ...
You don't have to dwell in the Terrible Twos to think "Is that all there is?" after everything's unwrapped and the Christmas feast ...