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It’s Not Just Chocolate: Lots of Other Human Foods Are Toxic to Dogs

The toxic foods for dogs that you should always keep away from your fur baby.


The Best Dandruff Shampoos to Finally Banish Those Itchy Flakes for Good

PSA: Dandruff is *not* a reflection of poor hygiene.


Why Doctors Can't Agree About Chronic Lyme Disease

You may have heard of cases where people feel the symptoms of Lyme disease for prolonged periods of time.


Who Needs to Get the Monkeypox Vaccine?

As of Aug. 1, the CDC has confirmed 5,811 cases of monkeypox in the US.


9 Controversial Ads Fast-Food Chains Wish We'd Forget

These commercials started off bad, and aged even worse.


If You're Eating Your Vegetables This Way, You're Better Off Eating Fast-Food

Eating vegetables every day should be good for your health. However, the worst way to eat vegetables comes from how you cook them.


What Are The Best Gym Bags For People On The Go?

Friends, we are here to stage a gym bag intervention. Please, just put down that flimsy freebie tote that was foisted on you at that work conference five years ago or the cool thrift-store find with the non-working zipper. These literal sad sacks have no business acting as the trusty workout, weekender, and commuter bag you deserve.In our era of competitive wellness and uniform-like devotion to activewear, there are gym bags on the market for...


Our 9 Favorite Bamboo Sheet Sets Help You Stay Cool and Comfortable

Sweet dreams, not sweaty dreams.


7 Exercises You Need to Try If You're Menopausal

Many workouts can help alleviate symptoms, including weight gain that you're all of a sudden noticing.


Does Monkeypox Cause Scarring?

Monkeypox has been declared a global health crisis by the World Health Organization.


‘Chemical cosh’ prescriptions for dementia patients surge by 50pc in care homes since pandemic

“Chemical cosh” prescriptions for dementia sufferers have surged by more than 50 per cent in care homes since the pandemic, major research shows. Medics have repeatedly been warned against prescribing antipsychotic drugs to the vulnerable, because they may have dangerous side effects. The tranquilisers are meant to be prescribed to schizophrenia pa...


The Most Crucial Eating Habit for High Cholesterol

If you having high cholesterol, adopting this eating habit can help keep your levels in check while promoting your overall health.


What Coffee Does to Your Blood Pressure

Coffee has plenty of health benefits, but have you ever wondered what coffee might do to your blood pressure? Read more to find out.


Why men become hungrier than women when the sun shines

Sunshine makes men hungry but does not have the same effect on women, according to a new study. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun activates a protein in men that boosts their appetite but does not affect women because it is blocked by oestrogen, say scientists at Tel Aviv University. The academics say the finding demonstrates the first molecular c...


Number unable to get a hospital appointment after GP referral up 50 per cent in two years

The number of patients unable to get a hospital appointment after being referred by their GP is up more than 50 per cent in two years amid the record NHS backlog, official data show. NHS Digital figures show no appointments were immediately available for 2.3 million referrals made in the first six months of this year – up 51 per cent on the same pe...


Biden Administration Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency - What to Know

As of August 9, the CDC has reported almost 9,000 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the United States with outbreaks found in every state except for Wyoming.


The #1 Worst Yogurt for Blood Sugar

Not all yogurt is created equal. If you're trying to manage your blood sugar, you'll want to avoid this sugar-packed variety.


TikTok's "Internal Shower" Drink Is Just a Fiber Bomb - and That's Not Great

Oh, TikTok, the creativity and innovation you bring to the world is impressive, but the influx of weight-loss gimmicks on the app are less than desirable.


The best daily routine for a healthy life in 2022 – and it's not the same for men and women

Isaac Newton rarely drifted off before 2am. Charles Darwin considered the stretch between 8 and 9.30am his most productive. But recent science has revealed rather more about our body clocks and schedules, says James Goodwin, director of the Brain Health Network and author of Supercharge Your Brain. In 2017, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine...


Should We Be Worried About Titanium Dioxide in Our Tampons?

Titanium dioxide has bubbled up to the top of our feed again, but this time it's not in Skittles, it's in tampons.


Revealed: The time you should stop eating to 'lose more weight'

Dieters should limit themselves to only eating between 7am and 3pm to lose more weight, a study suggests. Intermittent fasting is a popular dieting technique where a person can eat as much as they like, of whatever they like, within a set time frame every day. On its own it is a potent weight-loss tool, but when also combined with a healthy calorie...


The lies we tell ourselves about drinking

Apologies if you are reading this with a glass of something restorative in one hand, but last week, two new studies suggested that the drinking patterns we fell into during the pandemic are now having a grave effect on the nation’s health. They make sobering reading. Research from the University of Sheffield presented a worst-case scenario involvin...


Dear Richard Madeley: Life feels so bleak right now – where on earth do I go from here?

Dear Richard I am in such a desperate and lonely situation with what is going on in my life – if you can even call it that. I am 45, living with a condition called Williams syndrome, which has left me with a learning disability and a range of complex mental and physical needs. I was living with my parents, but sadly they both died 23 months apart, ...


7 Secrets About Burger King That'll Blow Your Mind

Ever tried ordering "frings"?


These Sun Hats Are Chic and Protect Your Skin From Harmful Rays

These expert-approved picks are fashionable and functional.


These Cross-Training Shoes Will Help You Crush Your Next Workout

From kickboxing to CrossFit, count on our favorite performance boosters of 2022.


3 Drinks That May Be Aging Your Brain Faster

Like your body, your brain ages over time. But your diet can impact the rate at which your brain ages too. These drinks may speed it up.


Risk waiting longer if you want a face-to-face hospital appointment, patients to be told

Patients will be told to have a “virtual” hospital appointment or risk a longer wait, under new tactics aimed at clearing NHS backlogs. Health officials say targets to eliminate waits of more than 18 months by next April will mean far more use of remote consultations, carried out via telephone or video. Under the plans, hospitals with the longest w...


These Pilates Reformers Will Seriously Upgrade Your Home Workouts

Build long, lean muscles with these multitasking machines.


Your No-BS Guide on How to Treat Sun Damage

Image Source: Getty / MesquitaFMS Accumulated sun damage over time can lead to skin cancer.


You May Want To Skip Allergy Meds That Has Decongestant In Their Ingredient List

Plus pro tips on how to choose one that will actually work for you.


The five at-home tests to try out in 2022 that can reveal how fast you’re ageing

Stand on one leg, right now – with the toes of your free foot touching the heel of the fixed one. Stare straight ahead, and keep your arms by your side. How long can you manage it, without putting the other foot down? Fewer than 10 seconds, and – if you’re a midlifer – it’s bad news. According to research, a failure to do this doubles your likeliho...


The Best Apple Deals of 2022, Including Some of Your Favorite Products

The discounts are deep, and it’s a great time to save on AirPods, MacBooks, Apple Watches, and more.


Woman Diagnosed With Cancer Before Wedding

It was just six days before her wedding day when the result came out.


KKH Gynae Charges All Pregnant Mums Should Know In Advance

f you're thinking of giving birth at KKH, these are the gynae charges from pre-natal to delivery, so you know how much to set aside.


The #1 Best Eating Habit To Prevent Kidney Stones

If you're prone to developing kidney stones, listen up. Thanks to a new study, we know the best eating habit to prevent kidney stones.


NHS dentistry ‘at a tipping point’ as more than 90pc of practices refuse to take new patients

More than 90 per cent of NHS dental practices are refusing to take new patients, according to research. Between May and July, BBC researchers contacted more than 8,000 dental practices with an NHS contract to ask if they were taking on new patients. Across England 91% of NHS practices that responded were not accepting new adult patients (4,933 of 5...


Fitness trackers motivate people to exercise more, study finds

Wearing activity trackers motivates people to walk up to 40 minutes more each day and resulted in an average weight loss of 1kg (2.2 lbs) over five months, a study has found. The research counters the scepticism regarding the effectiveness and accuracy of smart watches, such as Fitbits, and whether they fuel obsessive behaviours and eating disorder...


The #1 Best Eating Habit for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes patients who restrict eating to certain times of the day might see fewer dramatic spikes and drops in their metabolic health.


The #1 Best Breakfast for Your Heart

It's no secret that diet plays a major role in heart health, and when it comes to breakfast, this one food reigns supreme.


What are the first early signs of dementia and what can you do about them?

A decline in sensory functions can often be an early sign of Alzheimer’s. Hence, it’s important to lower your risk of dementia by looking out for such conditions. It’s well known that memory loss and confusion are a sign of dementia. But scientists are discovering that other subtle – and perhaps surprising – signs can herald the onset of the diseas...


How Effective Is Paxlovid at Treating COVID? Expert Explains Why We're Seeing a "Rebound" of Symptoms

In light of President Biden testing positive for COVID-19 for the second time this year, many are wondering whether Paxlovid - the predominant medication used to treat COVID - is actually worth taking.


Why cats love people who hate them

Cats love people who hate them because the reluctance to stroke and fuss them gives the feline the control and independence it needs, a study has found. In contrast, self-professed “cat people” who claim to be knowledgeable and have lived with them for several years are more likely to restrain the animal and touch areas they don’t like. Cats, unlik...


I’m Convinced Tea Is Giving Me Better, More Resilient Skin

I love tea. Since becoming caffeine curious (and weaning off coffee), I started drinking a lot of tea — iced, Earl Gray, Chamomile, Sleeptime — and other than the obvious downside of teabag waste, I’ve been telling anyone who will listen about the benefits, which for me have included better sleep, calmer mornings (read: less anxiety), and interestingly, more resilient skin. On the skin benefits specifically, my tea consumption has actually been...


The #1 Worst Juice for Weight Loss

If you're trying to lose weight, avoid drinks loaded with sugar and lacking protein and fiber. This is one of the worst juices.


4 Ice Cream Chains That Use the Best Quality Ingredients

These artisanal chains serve the richest, most delicious ice cream made with authentic, well-sourced ingredients.


These Hacks Will Help You Cool off When It's Scorching Hot Outside

How to survive the sizzling days of summer.


Here's What Yogurt Does For Your Gut

Rich in probiotics, yogurt has been known to have a positive effect on gut health. Here's what you need to know.


30 Best Summer Dresses for Women Over 50 for a Cool and Comfy Fit

Dresses that are fit for any warm-weather occasion.


48 Salmon Recipes That Prove It's The Best Fish In the Sea

True life: We can't stop cooking salmon.