New Dress Code Targets All Students, Not Just Girls

A school district in Virginia will roll out a brand spankin new dress code this fall that uses completely gender-neutral language throughout with nary a “distraction” mention in sight. It doesn’t target either boys or girls, which is a fresh perspective of how basically every other school district in the country formats its dress code. The Roanoke County School Board, […]

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Kate Middleton Just Wore the Cutest White Sneakers for Summer

Summer is basically here, and so is Kate Middleton’s latest fashion: a casual, lace-up white sneaker that’s perfect for the season—and too cute to pass up. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing the crisp white Superga Cotu Sneakers ($65; nordstrom.com) along with a dreamy eyelet blouse from M.I.H. Jeans and a chic pair of culottes from Massimo Dutti (that […]

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Um, Dr. Pimple Popper Just Called Her Newest Blackhead Video 'Pimple Porn'

In her newest Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper uses tweezers to extract tons of tiny blackheads on a man’s face. Unlike traditional tweezers, Dr. Pimple Popper’s blackhead-removing set have round edges to help grab the gunk and pull it out of the pore. Thanks to this tool, the derm is able to remove lots of blackheads quickly. From the moment […]

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Sickly sweet or just right? How genes control your taste for sugar

You might love sugary doughnuts, but your friends find them too sweet and only take small nibbles. That’s partly because your genes influence how you perceive sweetness and how much sugary food and drink you consume. Now our recently published study shows a wider range of genes at play than anyone thought. In particular, we suggest how these genes might […]

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Micro Preemie Baby Who Was Born 24 Weeks Early Just Celebrated Her First Birthday

Amina Maizer celebrated her first birthday in February—a normal milestone for most babies. But for Amina and her family, hitting this one-year mark is a miracle. Taylor Dobson, Amina’s mother and a Chicago-based esthetician, gave birth to her daughter four months before her due date. When she came into the world, Amina weighed just one pound, 10 ounces and was kept […]

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Hilaria Baldwin Just Posted A Photo Confirming She Miscarried Her 5th Child

Hilaria Baldwin revealed that she miscarried her fifth child in an Instagram post Tuesday night. On Monday, Hilaria shared on Instagram that she suspected she was suffering a miscarriage. Hilaria went public with her miscarriage in hopes of removing the stigma surrounding miscarriage. Over the past few days, Hilaria Baldwin has been publicly sharing that she suspected she was having […]

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Dr Michael Mosley reveals his top 5:2 recipes for one person

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY’S 5:2 recipes for one person: Lose two stone in just three months with these delicious meals by sticking to 800 calories on two fast days per week Seven years ago, almost to the day, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Rather than take medication, I chose to tackle the problem myself by experimenting with my diet, […]

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Do essential oils have any healing benefits, or are they just a fad?

Using the essential oils of plants and flowers to improve one's health or mood has been practised since ancient Egyptian times. But aromatherapy, as we now call it, is currently having a boom. Hundreds of thousands of Australians are buying and using these botanic compounds in a bid to improve health and wellbeing. Vara Maranda, who has practised and taught […]

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Just seeing reminders of coffee can stimulate the brain, study reveals

Just looking at something that reminds us of coffee can cause our minds to become more alert and attentive, according to a new U of T study. “Coffee is one of the most popular beverages and a lot is known about its physical effects,” says Sam Maglio, an associate professor in the Departments of Management at U of T Scarborough […]

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‘Short sleepers’ can get just 4 hours a night and feel fine. But is their health at risk?

Credit: CC0 Public Domain “Sleep is overrated.” So proclaims Stephen Klasko, who throughout his life has taken pride in sleeping only four or five hours a night. Those extra few hours away from his pillow, he believes, have allowed him to write books, run marathons, and achieve his lofty professional goals. An obstetrician and gynecologist, he’s the president and CEO […]

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