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Why These Bridesmaids Trashed Their Dresses in a Mud Run

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Get some tissues ready. Four sisters in central Wisconsin ruined their bridesmaids dresses in the most touching way possible last weekend: during a 5k mud run to honor the bride-to-be—their sister—who… 168 more words

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The Habit That’s Sabotaging Your Workouts

Ever think: “I killed it at my spin class this morning, so having a glass of wine (or three) is no big deal, right?”

Well, turns out you’re not alone if you say this to yourself on days you’re most active. 220 more words

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3 Questions to Ask Before Fibroid Surgery

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration warned that a device commonly used to remove fibroids called a power morcellator may inadvertently spread undiagnosed cancer.  608 more words

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The Dirty Secrets of Your Nail Salon

An hour of peace, pampering, and polish—what’s not to love about getting a manicure or pedicure?

Last week, New York City public advocate Letitia James released a policy report examining the… 417 more words

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5 Reasons Why Beer is (Actually) Good For You

The 181st Oktoberfest kicked off in Munich, Germany, this past weekend, which means you have just under two weeks (festivities technically end on October 5th) to celebrate your love of beer—or to give yourself an excuse to go to happy hour. 371 more words

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Are Gross Bathrooms Actually Bad For You?

We’ve all been there: You’re nowhere near home, and suddenly you have to go. And the first bathroom you find—a port-a-potty, a coffee shop, a gas station—smells terrible, has a sticky floor, and must be harboring millions of germs with unpronounceable names. 502 more words

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5 Ailments You Didn't Know Yoga Could Treat

Downward dog devotees swear that yoga helps them tone up and chill out—and certainly, the mind-body benefits of a regular practice have been well documented. But the ancient art of breathing paired with movement can also be a treatment for very specific health problems, both physical and emotional. 803 more words

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