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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Running May Increase Life Expectancy

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Technology May Be Moving Faster Than Our Brains Can Handle

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

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

7 Foods to Boost Your Sex Drive

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

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.

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.

Now You Can Drink Your Water and Eat It, Too

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

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.

Here Are the Happiest Cities in America

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

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.

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.

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.

5 Images That May Instantly Calm You

There are five types of images that can ease your mind. So get comfortable, kick back and relax.

Stone Age Cannibalism Was Not About Nutrition: Study

Humans, as it turns out, are a terrible source of calories and nutrients.

Italians Are the Healthiest People in the World: Report

Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?

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.

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.

4 Ways to Ease the Pain of High Heels

Heels may look beautiful, but they are incredibly painful and can even be bad for your health. And the higher the heels, the bigger the impact.

Overweight Moms Are More Likely to Have Children Who Develop Epilepsy: Study

A new study found that the greater a mother’s body mass index, the greater the risk of having a baby that developed childhood epilepsy.

Happiness May Be Age-Related

A new study has revealed the two happiest ages of life. Here are some tips for the time in between.

Too Many Melanoma Survivors Are Still Seeking Sun

People who survive a melanoma diagnosis are advised to avoid the sun as they're at high risk for another diagnosis.

Why Lying About Personal Sexual History May Be Bad for Public Health

Both men and women lie about their personal sexual histories, which has detrimental effects for public health records.

Marijuana Use Could Increase Alzheimer’s Risk: Study

Researchers found a significant reduction of blood flow to the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with creating and storing new memories.

5 Simple Remedies to Cure Uncomfortable Constipation

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

Breast Reduction Surgeries on the Rise: Report

The culture has shifted when it comes to breast augmentation surgery — now bigger is out and smaller is in.

When High Heels Hurt, Try These ‘Pillows’ for Your Feet

Anyone who has ever worn high heels knows that tingly ball-of-foot pain that happens after a few hours. That pain can ruin your night...

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