I’ve you’ve ever had a splitting headache or uncomfortable heartburn while on the go, you know how pressing it can be to get quick relief. Thanks to a handy new product, you it’s easy to quickly calm your allergies, soothe an upset stomach, and more.
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I don’t know about you, but seasonal allergies have been rough for me this spring, and I’m about to go back to using my neti pot, that I generally only have to use when I come down with a cold. The reason neti pots, or the squeeze bottle version that I prefer, work is that they flush any pollen, dander, […]
According to the “Stress in America” report released by the American Psychological Association, one in four women say they are not doing enough to manage their stress. April is Stress Awareness Month, so here’s one thing you can do to diminish anxiety: Put away the newspaper. A recent study by researchers from the University of Montreal showed that reading negative stories […]
We preach sunscreen here at Real Simple, but we know that plenty of people have done their fair share of sun worshipping in the past. If you were a bathing beauty when you were growing up (or last summer) you might come across a new device the next time you visit your dermatologist. A digital imaging tool called MelaFind, uses both visible […]
Have you heard of Wello.co? If you can’t afford a personal trainer at your local gym (or can’t seem to find the time to get out of the house to meet with one), this cool, new fitness site can connect you to one—live—through your computer. All the instructing, correcting and motivating happens through your webcam. The rates are cheaper than […]
Plenty of us are careful when handling raw meat and poultry, but will bite into an apple after a simple rub with our t-shirt. Turns out we might not be paying close enough attention to how we’re handling our fruits and vegetables. According to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50 percent of foodborne illnesses come from produce. Makes you think twice about eating that apple before washing it, huh?
If you have access to a desktop and a laptop computer, take our advice: Use the laptop more often. Why? While staring at any screen is bad for your vision, looking at a laptop isn’t nearly as bad as looking at a desktop. (Did you know we blink half as much as we should when we’re viewing text on a […]