health

Spread the Love During the Holidays! The #1 Thing to Do on Cyber Monday to Stay Healthy

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'Tis the season for gift-giving and good deeds, but instead of the holidays punctuating the end of the year, we could think of them as the beginning of a year of kindness. What might surprise you, too, is that doing something from the heart can even be a first-class act for your health. Past research... read more

Show You Care! Support Small Business Saturday & Healthcare

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Call it girl code. When we want to find that special gift -- that perfect present where a friend's eyes will show how much she likes it before she even says so -- we go boutique hunting. When we want to celebrate a... read more

Signing Up for Health Insurance Through HealthCare.gov is Now Mobile!

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A couple months ago, we reminded you how certain major events in your life (like getting married, having a baby, moving to another state or losing your job) would trigger special enrollment for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. But it's NOW... read more

Just Married? The Clock is Ticking to Sign Up for Health Insurance

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Once you say "I do" (yay!), then there are the post-wedding to-dos (womp, womp). Sure you need to send out those thank-you cards, but before you start obsessing over what wedding picture you're going to put in them (gotta break it to you -- no one's going to care about it as much as you,... read more

Could Nasal Spray Bust Your Sex Rut?

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You know that rush of happiness you get after having an orgasm? It's thanks to the hormone Oxytocin, which helps promote feelings of euphoria and closeness. Now researchers at Oxford University are studying whether Oxytocin-laced nose spray can help boost your love life, according to a new read more

Will You Buy Your Organic Groceries at Target?

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You know to go to Target for cheap 'n' chic clothes and home accessories -- but would you ever think to grocery shop there? This week the company launched Simply Balanced, a new line of organic snacks, drinks and other groceries, in hopes of snagging more food shoppers. The decision to go organic came after... read more

Top 10 Beauty Products for Summer — From Splurges to Steals!

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Nothing feels more luxurious than those first rays of summer sunshine on your skin. But without the right products you're sure to get sunburned. How to enjoy the sun and keep your skin looking fresh and healthy? From a simple way to buff your feet (without shelling out for a pedicure) to the ultimate SPF... read more

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream: Will You Boycott it Until it’s GMO-Free?

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When we're craving a bowl of Chunky Monkey we don't usually don't think twice about digging in. However, an announcement this morning is reminding us that certain treats could be more harmful to our health than we know--and not just because they're high in fat and calories. Ben & Jerry's confirmed that its ice cream... read more

Beauty Vitamin Breakdown: What You Need to Look Your Best — Today!

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Ever wonder what the core vitamins are that we need for healthy skin, hair and nails? Top experts from the fields of dermatology, nutrition and nutraceuticals weigh in to define the key vitamins, minerals and super foods we need to boost our beauty health and the absolute best way to get it for maximum results.... read more

Happy Marriage, Healthy Life?

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Forget the treadmill: new research suggests that the secret to a clean bill of health lies not in a pill, but in the state of your marriage. Christine Proulx, an assistant professor at the University of Missouri, analyzed data from 707 married adults to examine the relationship between marital happiness and... read more