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What Is the Point of a Period?

Age-old taboos against menstruation have led to a lack of research on how women's cycles work, with serious consequences for their health

April 18, 2019 — Virginia Sole-Smith

What Chickens Can Teach Hearing Researchers

At an event honoring Nobel and Kavli Prize winners, neuroscientists James Hudspeth and Robert Fettiplace talked about the physiology of hearing and the possibility of restoring hearing loss...

12 hours ago — Steve Mirsky

Don't Ignore Your Core

Get-Fit Guy explains why core strength is crucial and provides a core workout that will keep you fit, healthy and mobile

April 16, 2019 — Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong

What Is Your Metabolism?

You've probably heard the word "metabolism," especially as it relates to weight loss or gain. But what is your metabolism, what does it do, and do you have any control over it?...

March 20, 2019 — Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong

Bloating: The Causes and the Cures

Tamara Duker Freuman, author of The Bloated Belly Whisperer, explains why there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to bloating

March 4, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

Intermittent fasting is one of the hottest new diet trends. Proponents say it can help you lose weight, improve blood sugar metabolism, and slow aging

February 2, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Proper Breathing Brings Better Health

Stress reduction, insomnia prevention, emotion control, improved attention—certain breathing techniques can make life better. But where do you start?

January 15, 2019 — Christophe André
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