Beauty Products Marketed to Black Women Have a Higher Chance to Be Toxic: Report

One out of every 12 beauty products marketed to Black women in the U.S. contains highly hazardous ingredients, according to a new report.

The Song That Reduces Stress by 65 Percent

Feeling stressed out and don’t know what to do? Here's a song that can reduce stress levels by 65 percent, every time you listen to it.

Sitting Too Much Can Speed up the Aging Process

When the association between exercise and sedentary behavior was explored, it showed that swapping sitting time with even light activity had great positive long term effects on one's health.

Three-Person Babies May Become a Reality in the UK

Three-person IVF works by replacing the defective power generator in the mother’s egg, known as mitochondria, with healthy ones from a donor woman.

Top 5 U.S. Cities for Active, Healthy Lifestyles

Several factors, like rates of exercise and smoking, were assessed to rank the best U.S. cities for healthy lifestyles.

At-Home Wrinkle Treatment Could Help People Too Busy for Injections

Don't have the time to visit a doctor for injectable fillers? WrinkleMD is an at-home device that works to do away with your fine lines and wrinkles.

3 Myths About Healthy Eating From ‘The Plant Paradox’ by Dr. Steven R. Gundry

Dr. Steven Gundry's new book, "The Plant Paradox," aims to challenge your idea of 'healthy' foods and offer better alternatives for reshaping your diet to focus on gut health.

Miss or Must-Have? Rank These Health Innovations

Vital Updates scours the web daily for innovative health products. Cast your vote to let us know which ones you think are the most interesting.

Your Laundry Is Probably a Lot Grosser Than You Think

Your laundered clothes may not be as fresh as you think — especially if you share your washing machine with a housemate.

Here’s Why You Need to Ditch Your Desk and Walk for 5 Minutes

A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.

What You Need to Know About Magnetic Eyelashes

The magnetic lash trend is blowing up, which means poor quality knockoffs are abound.

Sibling Rivalry: Are First-Born Children Smarter?

Researchers found that parents of multiple children routinely alter their treatment of non-first born children, which affects their IQ and perhaps even personality traits.

Why You May Want to Drink Water Before Coffee in the Morning

Not only will you quench your body’s thirst, but you'll also give your digestion and metabolism a boost.

Poor Sleep Habits Might Make Losing Weight More Difficult

A study found that normal sleeping habits carried the power to make or break a person’s success in losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, regardless of the person’s nutrition or exercise habits.

Try These 6 Tricks to Kickstart Your Metabolism

Feeling like you’ve hit a plateau in your weight loss journey? Try these metabolism boosting tricks to help get you closer to your pound-shedding goals.

Biotin: This Vitamin Could Be the Secret to Healthier Hair

When a healthy diet can’t provide all you need to fight dull, listless or weak and thinning tresses, consider adding a biotin supplementation into your daily routine.

Eating While Standing Could Make You Gain Weight

Researchers discovered that people who eat while standing up eat about thirty percent more calories than if they had been sitting down, which, with repetition, could cause weight gain.

Technology May Be Moving Faster Than Our Brains Can Handle

Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.

4 Tips to Keep Off the Weight You Worked So Hard to Lose

Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.

Scrub Away Cellulite With Coffee Grounds?

Scrubs made with coffee grounds can give your skin an extra boost from the antioxidants, and the caffeine can tighten the skin.

Something Interesting Happens to Our Brains While We Sleep

Scientists believe that brain synapses shrink during sleep and expand when activated during one’s waking hours, and such expansion is a marker for learning and memory.

Can Dancing Make You Happier and Healthier?

Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.

Running May Increase Life Expectancy

New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.

America’s Fattest Cities Are All in One Part of the Country

Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.

Feeling Uncomfortably Hot Makes People Less Helpful

If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.

Turning Off TV While Eating Family Meals May Lower Obesity Rate

Preparing home-cooked meals and turning off sources of entertainment during mealtime both encourage better food choices and contribute to lower obesity rates among families.

Extended Breastfeeding Could Cause Cavities

In a study, children who were breastfed for a minimum of two years had a higher number of decayed, missing or filled teeth.

Potty Protocol: Bidets May Improve Our Health and the Environment

Bidets are healthier, gentler and better for the environment than toilet paper. So why don’t more Americans use them?

Decreased Sex Drive in Women Is More Complicated Than Hormones

Is it low testosterone or something more serious? Researchers explain the complicated factors behind a woman's decreased sex drive.

Bad Office Air Quality May Harm Productivity

Previous studies have linked poor air ventilation and quality with physical ailments, but it turns out it also affects cognitive function and worker productivity.

Celebrity Hairstylist Kim Kimble Launches New Hair Vitamin

Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.

Coca-Cola Funded Media Conferences to Sway Journalists: Report

A report reveals that industry money was used to sway journalists to report that inactivity is a bigger problem than sugar consumption in the obesity epidemic.

These 5 Fashion Trends Are Hurting Women’s Bodies

From wearing constricting clothing to carrying a heavy purse, women should rethink these fashion trends for the sake of their health.

These Are the Most Stressed Out States in the Country

The stress levels of Americans all over the country have been assessed; where does your state rank?

Your Microbiome is a ‘Sexy’ Topic for These Leading Doctors on Gut Health

Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.

7 Foods to Boost Your Sex Drive

Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.

12 Emotional Stages of Dieting: The Long Road From Hangry to Happy

You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.

Now You Can Drink Your Water and Eat It, Too

Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.

Mixing Alcohol and Energy Drinks Is a Recipe for Injuries: Study

Energy drinks can mask the effects of alcohol, which can lead to consuming more alcohol and experiencing more hazardous situations.

Here Are the Happiest Cities in America

Check out the list to see if your city made the cut.

Buying Guide: Our Top 3 Supplements For Thicker, Gorgeous Hair

We all want thicker, more luminous hair and strong nails. And there are hundreds of products available promising luscious hair and nails so strong...

5 Vegetarian Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Meat

It's #meatlessMonday, and we've got five vegetarian recipes to make today or any day.

Italians Are the Healthiest People in the World: Report

Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?

Light Pollution May Be Disrupting How Your Body Functions

A study from Ohio State University found that exposure to light at night not only promotes sleeplessness, but also disrupts immune and endocrine function.

Long-Term Breastfeeding May Reduce Mother’s Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

The link between breastfeeding and lower MS risk showed to be strongest for women who breastfeed for 15 months or more.

Want to Look More Attractive? New Study Says Eat Carrots

In studying the presence of beta-carotene in participants, the researchers found that perception of attractiveness was based solely on looks, rather than the actual presence of an improvement in health.

New Study Finds the ‘Magic Number’ of Past Sexual Partners

British researchers found both men and women prefer to date someone who has had three previous sexual partners.

How Smartphone ‘Phubbing’ Is Destroying Relationships

Your smartphone could be to blame if your relationship has gone off the rails, according to a new study.

5 Simple Remedies to Cure Uncomfortable Constipation

Almost everyone has experienced the uncomfortable symptoms of constipation. Here are five remedies to alleviate this condition.

Study Reveals Least and Most Active Countries

Researchers tracked the activity levels of more than 700,000 people around the world who used an activity app called Argus.

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