more about: health

21 Reasons Why You’re Losing Your Hair from Health.com

Have you ever looked at the shower drain or your hairbrush and had that moment of panic that you’re losing too much hair? As someone who already has baby-fine hair, I sure have. (The last thing I want is for my hair to get even thinner!) While it’s usually just paranoia, according to Health.com, there are several reasons your hair […]

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Wednesday Trivia: The Polar Vortex Diet

Hate the cold? There may be a positive side to the polar vortex that’s currently sweeping the nation: Chilly conditions could lead to weight loss. Time.com points to a study recently published in medical journal Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism suggests that being exposed to indoor temperatures a bit lower than you’re used to may actually burn fat. For young- […]

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A Month of 100-Calorie Snacks from MyRecipes.com

Step away from the vending machine! If you’ve got the mid-day munchies and want a snack that won’t ruin your diet, MyRecipes.com is here to help. They’ve put together an entire month of delicious 100-calorie snacks to keep your hunger at bay and your waistline happy. Today’s featured snack is no-cook Salmon and Cucumber bites. Not a fan of salmon? […]

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The Best Time to Visit the Doctor

Nobody likes going to the doctor, but there are certain appointments that simply can’t–and shouldn’t–be avoided. To ease the pain, book your appointment strategically to minimize in-office wait time.

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The Most Moisturizing Lotions for Winter Skin from InStyle.com

Baby its cold outside! Though the snow might be pretty, the cold, dry air that comes with it can wreak havoc on our skin. And if you’re already a dry skin sufferer like me, this season can be quite miserable (and itchy!). In the quest to combat my irritating case of winter skin, I came across this fantastic list of […]

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When to Buy a New Bra

If the new year has brought with it a significant flux in your weight, it may be time to get remeasured for a bra. Susan Nethero, the founder of Intimacy, a national chain of lingerie stores, recommends getting refitted for a bra after a gain or loss of ten or more pounds. The variation in weight at that point is […]

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5 Low-Tech Essentials for Keeping the House Warm from Remodelista

Hello, winter! We’ve had some record-breaking frigid temperatures in my neck of the woods, and I am already daydreaming about sunny summer days at the pool… plus, not having to dress my two-year-old in three layers before stepping foot outdoors. (That has been is a challenge that no one warned me about.) This past weekend, my husband and father-in-law winterized […]

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A Great Excuse to Get a Massage

Here’s a good—if not a bit luxurious—way to fight back during cold and flu season: Get a massage. Research shows that it can keep your immune system in top fighting form. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, studies in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine examined the effects of Swedish massage therapy on the body’s hormonal response and immune function, […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas for the New Year

January is a time for fresh starts, new beginnings, making changes—and it’s also the time when most people are trying to drop a few pounds and eat healthier. Stock your fridge with basic ingredients like sliced turkey, hummus, and nut butter, then use them in creative combinations next time you’re craving a snack instead of reaching for a bag of […]

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56 Tips and Tricks to Drop Pounds from PopSugar Fitness

It’s that time of year: New Year’s resolutions, eating healthy, working out… the list goes on and on. I love this article from our friends at PopSugar Fitness that offers 56 tips and tricks to dropping pounds. They say, “If you’re looking for quick fixes or a lose-10-pounds-in-10-days kind of promise, then you’ve come to the wrong place. But if […]

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