Should healthy people take probiotic supplements?

By Chris Irwin, Corneel Vandelanotte & Saman Khalesi A visit to the supermarket these days can feel more like walking through a pharmacy, with an ever-expanding range of milks, yoghurts, pills, powders and speciality foods...

Breastfeeding your baby

Everyone thinks that breastfeeding comes naturally. But for infants born prematurely or who are ill at birth, that often isn’t the case. Some babies, even healthy ones, just plain struggle with the mechanics of...

Free Food at the Office? Not so Healthy, It Turns Out

Stop eating junk at work, says the CDC. By Dr. Manny You know how you down that amazing cheese dip your office buddy always brings to work? What about Donut Day or motivational pizza parties? It turns out...

‘My Obsession With Bodybuilding Made My Hair Fall Out’

"I am now the biggest I've ever been, and I’ve never been happier with my body." By Rini Frey as told to Rachael Schultz COURTESY OF RINA FREY I’ve had an unhealthy relationship with fitness my entire adult...

Doctors Think a Woman’s Tattoo May Have Been Causing Her Severe Leg Pain

By Alice Park Doctors in Scotland believe a woman’s large tattoo on her leg may have been the cause of her unexplained inflammation and severe leg pain. The authors of a report on the woman’s case,...

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System

By Alexandra Sifferlin The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a...

A Third of Children Use Dietary Supplements. Here’s Why Researchers Say That’s Concerning

By Alexandra Sifferlin A third of kids and adolescents under age 19 regularly take supplements like omega-3 fatty acids, multivitamins and melatonin, according to a new report. It’s a finding that researchers say is concerning...

The Ultimate Guide: Why You Need to Choose Natural Ingredients for Your Skin Care

Anna Kucirkova-biologi The Ultimate Guide: Why You Need to Choose Natural Ingredients for Your Skin Care We’ve heard it a lot: beauty is more than skin deep. On any given day, a person will lather, rub,...

Can You Have Sex With A Yeast Infection?

What to do when you’ve got a bakery down below... By Jessica Migala Welp, you have a yeast infection. The burning and itching is annoying AF, and now you can’t even have sex, right? Surprise! Sex isn't totally...

Mama June Says The Keto Diet Has ‘Worked’ For Her

She apparently "can't stand" bread or pasta (lucky her). By Korin Miller After revealing her 300-pound weight loss in 2017, June Shannon (a.k.a. Mama June) has gained back about 25 pounds. Mama June says she is...

The 6 Best Prenatal Vitamins You Can Buy On Amazon

For when you just can't with salmon and kale. By Charlotte Hilton Andersen Jun 18, 2018 If you're pregnant (or #TTC), you're obviously eating all the kale, salmon, and whole grains you can...right? LOL, right. Many moms-to-be eat whatever they can for the first few...

What Is The Beyond Burger And Is It Good For You?

It looks like beef...but it's NOT. By Jessica Migala COURTESY OF BEYOND MEAT You’re a connoisseur in alterna-burgers. Soy burgers. Veggie burgers. Quinoa burgers. Portabello mushroom burgers. Tofu burgers. How ‘bout a pea protein-based burger? The latter stands out...

8 Signs You’re Totally Divorcing A Narcissist

If he keeps calling you crazy...😒 By Macaela MacKenzie Your soon-to-be ex is hurling insults at you left and right, and refuses to take any blame for your soon-to-be split. In the name of knowing your enemy,...

6 Signs Your Excessive Burping Might Not Be Totally Normal

Screw being 'ladylike'—this is definitely cause for concern. By Charlotte Hilton Andersen Sorry in advance for this truth-bomb, but: Burps are basically just farts that come out of your mouth. Okay, they're cuter and don't normally smell like butt-farts do (bless up),...

Workplace noise in daytime linked to sleep problems at night

JST-LONDON Being exposed to a noisy workplace all day may cause stress that carries over into the evening and reduces sleep quality, suggests a small study from Taiwan. Researchers found that when workers had higher occupational...

How To Do The Splits Without Seriously Hurting Yourself

Seriously, don’t force it. By Kristine Thomason I have vivid memories of attending ballet class as a little girl—desperately trying to force my tiny 5-year-old-body into the splits, to no avail. My ballet career was very short-lived (read:...

How IVF became a licence to print money

Private fertility clinics routinely try to sell desperate patients add-ons that almost certainly don’t help – why isn’t more done to monitor the industry? Fay Schopen I don’t consider myself to be lucky. I have never...

The pros and cons of the hay fever injection

An expert provides his opinion on the benefits and risks of hay fever injections By Dr Seth Rankin You may have heard good and bad things about the hay fever injection, but it's time to remove the...

Headaches: How are tension headaches and migraines different?

The causes and symptoms of the two main types of headaches, explained. Most of us get headaches once in a while—you know, the mild to severe pain in one or more parts of your head,...

What is moringa powder?

Move over matcha—moringa is having its moment. By Natalie Rizzo, RD There always seems to be a new superfood powder catching our eyes. In a world of matcha tea and turmeric lattes, it’s no surprise that moringa smoothies have finally made...