You’ve heard crazy things about full moons; that they send werewolves on the prowl and induce labor in pregnant women. There’s no truth to those myths, of course, but that doesn’t mean the full moon is powerless. The proof: According to a study published in the July 2013 issue of Current Biology, we don’t sleep as well during full-moon phases. […]
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If you’re running to an afternoon meeting, but you’re self conscious about the impact that tuna sandwich you had for lunch had on your breath, just wash it down with a cup of green tea.
Today’s the last day of flip-flop season (at least in New York City). And after months of traipsing around in skimpy plastic shoes, chances are your feet aren’t looking so fabulous. Here’s how to get them back into shape—without breaking the bank. 1. Apply cuticle oil to nails and the surrounding skin. 2. Sink feet into a tub filled with warm water […]
I was at my mom’s house the other day when a high-pitched noise coming from one of her lamps started bothering me. I asked her if she could somehow turn the buzzing off, and she looked at me like I had three heads—as it happens, because of our age difference, she couldn’t hear a thing. Want to hear for yourself […]
If you suffer from back pain, and you spend a lot of time cooking (or preparing food), you may want to take a closer look at your work surface. A counter too high or too low for your height can force you to hunch over, straining the muscles in your neck, shoulders, and lower back.
If the kids (or you!) are prone to car sickness, planning a family vacation–especially one on the open road–may be downright stressful. When driving is unavoidable, follow these smart tips to soothe the stomach.
Our friends at FitSugar.com suggest that there are plenty of reasons to workout to music: it motivates, helps beat boredom, sets the pace, and can lead to longer workouts.
If you’re trying to lose weight this summer (or maybe just shed the couple of pounds that barbecue season always seems to pack on…), here’s a tip: Try thinking back on what you had for lunch when you sit down for dinner. Research shows that you’ll consume 10 percent less than you normally would. You see, unless we make a […]
If you wish you could retire ate 60, but don’t think you’ll be able to afford it, cheer up: A new study from France reveals that with each extra year you work, you significantly decrease your chance of developing dementia. The research, which studied more than 429,000 self-employed French citizens, showed that people who retired at 65 had a 14 […]