This Mega-Popular Eyelash Serum Transformed My Lashes—and It’s 70% Off Right Now

Whenever I purchase a highly-reviewed product online, I can’t help feeling very skeptical (but still hopeful) that it’ll actually live up to its claims. So when I finally decided to take the plunge on the Pronexa Hairgenics Lavish Lash serum ($30, marked down from $100; amazon.com) that I’d been hearing about everywhere, I was pleasantly surprised (read: utterly shocked) when […]

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This Meteorologist's Clapback to Preggo-Shamers is Perfect

Ashlee Baracy has been in the business long enough to know what happens when news anchors and reporters get pregnant. For a few months now, Baracy has been sharing some of the more absurd comments she’s received and both calling the commenters out and pointing out the absurdity and cruelty of their words on her professional Facebook page. The comments […]

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Acupuncture Gone Wrong: This Woman's Lung Collapsed During a Routine Treatment

A recent case report details the story of everyone’s worst post-acupuncture nightmare: a collapsed lung. It featured the story of a 79-year-old woman who, two days after having an acupuncture treatment, went to her general practitioner because of sharp pain in her right shoulder that she’d felt ever since the treatment. Her doctor ordered chest radiography, and it was revealed […]

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NEVER Give This Up For Motherhood

The dichotomy of what life is like before and after motherhood can feel polarizing. One minute you’re drinking mimosas by the pool with your friends, and the next, you’re knee-deep in newborn responsibilities. While this shift is completely normal, some women begin to feel disconnected from their identity — and guilt themselves into giving up a lot to become a […]

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This Powerlifter Lost 180 Pounds With Small Changes to His Diet and Workout

At first, Fredrik Winge’s weight gain didn’t bother him too much—he’d seen the number going up for some time, but he’d also been lifting pretty regularly. “I thought I was just getting stronger, not fat,” he says. “So I just ate what I wanted and didn’t really care. It was mostly good food—I was just eating too much of it.” […]

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This Man's Erection Lasted 9 Days After He Was in a Horrible Accident

For most guys, a long-lasting erection might not sound like such a bad thing. But having a hard-on for more than four hours is actually a cause for concern. That was the case for one man, who ended up in the hospital after a moped crash caused him to have a nine-day erection. An article published in Case Reports in Urology in April 2019 states that […]

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We tested baby food sugar levels in South Africa. This is what we found

South Africa has the highest rates of childhood obesity in the world, with an alarming figure of 13%. The global average stands at 6%. One of the main causes of South Africa’s rate is the rapid growth of the country’s commercial food industry. This has led to increased consumption of cheap, easily accessible and ultra-processed food that is high in […]

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Overwhelmed At Work? You May Be Experiencing This Condition

Have you ever felt like you just couldn’t bear to go to the office one more day? Or that your workload is beyond insurmountable? If you’re saying “yes” and “yes,” there’s a chance that you may have experience burnout — and most Americans have. It is a state of mental, emotional and physical exhaustion which occurs when we feel overworked, overwhelmed […]

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This Extremely Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Is Now a Threat to US Travelers

Chikungunya is a mosquito-transmitted virus that causes fever and severe joint pain—and while it’s rare in the United States, it’s become more prevalent in recent years. The virus is more common in other countries, however, so travelers are often warned to watch out for its symptoms. No matter where you are, protecting yourself from insect bites can reduce the risk […]

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This Woman Went to the Dentist With a Bump in Her Mouth—It Turned Out to Be a Rare Cancer

American tennis star Nicole Gibbs announced earlier this week that she had pulled out of the French Open to undergo surgery for salivary gland cancer. The 26-year-old said her diagnosis came after her dentist asked her about a growth on the roof of her mouth during a routine appointment last month.  Gibbs, currently ranked number 117 globally by the Women's Tennis Association, shared on Twitter that she's scheduled to […]

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