Working out on a regular basis is just one part of losing weight - but there are plenty of other ways which can help you blast that unwanted fat. Follow these tricks and watch your waistline disappear... More »Fat-burning commandments you must abide by
A vast majority of the time, going to the gym is good for your body. It clears your head, gets your blood moving, and helps you feel less guilty about grabbing that stale half-donut off of the free food table at work. Occasionally, though, injuries do happen. Now, for the first time, we have a picture of the most common fitness-related emergencies and what causes them. More »The Most Common Fitness Injuries — And How to Avoid Them
Turns out, there may be a scientific reason why movies based on Nicholas Sparks novels are called “chick flicks.” Watching romantic movies revs women’s sex drives — but it also dampens men’s desire to hit the sheets, according to a new study in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior. More »Does Romance Kill Men's Sex Drive?
Women with authority at work might appear to have it all, with their lofty positions, prestigious degrees and hefty paychecks. But a new study shows that corporate success can take a heavy mental toll on ladies in leadership roles. More »The Number One Health Risk for Successful Women
When you first started using contact lenses, chances are you had the best intentions and were vigilant about keeping your lenses clean and properly cared for. But eventually, you started to slack off. Maybe you fell into the habit of taking out your lenses without washing your hands. Or maybe you started going to sleep without removing them first. Sound familiar? More »8 Dangerous Contact Lens Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making
In the hit series Homeland, Claire Danes plays Carrie Mathison, a high-functioning, quick-on-her-feet CIA agent who also has bipolar disorder. She initially hides her mental illness from her coworkers, but as the series progresses, she is forced to reveal her secret and cope with its implications. Spoiler alert: In this week’s episode, for example, Mathison learned that she was drugged by someone working with Pakistan’s intelligence service who swapped out her bipolar medication for pills that make her hallucinate. More »Study Finds 1 in 5 Americans Lives With a Mental Illness
Always predicting trends on the rise, last year’s Oxford English Dictionary “Word of the Year” was “selfie” — and we’ve seen no shortage of personal snaps, selfie-centered books and namesake TV shows spawned since the announcement. More »'Vape' Is The Word Of The Year. Here's Why That's A Bad Thing.
Expect high-fives from your clean-living pals when they unwrap these wellness-inspired gifts More »Holiday gift guide: 12 present ideas for the health enthusiast
Even though we’ve mentally evolved past falling for the hunkiest caveman in the tribe, it turns out that part of our brain hasn’t. More »The Science of a Sexy Face: Why Chris Hemsworth Is People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'
You don’t have to learn a bunch of complicated new moves to see results at the gym. While it may help combat the boredom, if you’re perfectly happy with your squat-plank-press-lunge regime, proceed as planned. More »You’re Wasting Time At The Gym & You Don’t Even Know It
The trick to safe shoveling? Push the snow, don’t lift it, and avoid the 6am to 10am window if possible. More »Snow Shoveling 101: How Not to Kill Yourself
Prescribing an aspirin a day as part of a preventive regimen to reduce the risk of first-time heart attack or stroke is a controversial directive by docs — and now, new research out of Japan may explain why. More »Should You Stop Taking Aspirin for Heart Attack Prevention?
Don’t leave the house for the day without a game plan for meals and snacks. A toddler wouldn’t. More »3 Healthy Habits From Toddlerhood Worth Reinstating
Intimidated by sex toys? Consider this: What you call kinky some gynecologists call essential. More »9 Sensual Aids Gynecologists Prescribe For Better Sex
We’ve all heard about the neck and back strain associated with hunching over a computer screen on a daily basis, but the dawn of technology has brought about yet another constant spinal stressor: smartphone use. More »What Texting Does to Your Spine (OMG!)
Health claims change every day and it can be hard to know what to believe in, so we're helping you sort the fact from the fiction More »9 Health Lies You Still Believe (And Need To Stop)
It’s been more than 15 years since Viagra first hit the market, changing the world of male sexual health — and the world of cringe-worthy commercials — for good. More »Is Pink Viagra a 'Sham Drug'? Top Experts Think So
Early this summer, the most pressing thing on Andrea Pellegrini’s mind was booking a family getaway for her upcoming 40th birthday. But then she found a lump on her breast while taking a shower, and on July 28, 2014, her life changed forever. “All along, I was told it was most likely a fatty lump of tissue,” Pellegrini, of North West London, told Yahoo Health in an email. “When I went back for the results, I was told it was cancerous.” More »Makeup Artist Vlogger Inspires Women With Cancer — After Being Diagnosed Herself
Simple precautions to protect against potential phthalate damage can’t hurt. More »Phthalate Exposure During Pregnancy: How Worried Should You Be?
The more often people kiss each other, the more alike the collections of bacteria in their saliva become. More »The Astounding Amount Of Bacteria Passed in a Kiss
Only 36 percent of Americans think they’re too heavy, even though data shows that 69 percent of us are overweight or obese. More »Do You Know Obesity When You See It? Most Doctors Don't
Everyone knows olive oil is great for your health and a staple of the Mediterranean diet. But even though it’s now found in most kitchens, it’s still steeped in mystery and confusion. More »6 Ways You’re Using Olive Oil Wrong