Acne, Gym Junkies and Drug Programs

Covering the subjects of acne, bulking up in gyms and drug programs.

Trigger warnings do little to reduce people's distress, research shows

Trigger warnings that alert people to potentially sensitive content are increasingly popular, especially on college campuses, but research suggests that they have minimal impact on how people actually

Fountain of youth for heart health may lie in the gut

As our collection of resident gut bacteria changes with age, it increasingly produces harmful metabolites that damage veins and blood vessels, driving disease, a new study suggests.

Many pet owners keen to have vegan pets

A growing number of pet owners is interested in feeding their pets plant-based diets.

How attention helps the brain perceive an object

The ability of the brain to ignore extraneous visual information is critical to how we work and function, but the processes governing perception and attention are not fully understood. Scientists have

Experiments with roundworms suggest alternatives for the treatment of schizophrenia

Researchers used C. elegans as an animal model to investigate the importance of certain human genes for the treatment of schizophrenia.

Emotionally attuned managers are better at judging workgroup effectiveness

Experts show for first time that -- even on the fly -- a manager who can read emotions in others well can better evaluate a working group's performance.

Revealing the rules behind virus scaffold construction

New insights into virus shell self-assembly could impact future drug delivery and therapeutic strategies.

3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

{pixabay|100|campaign}Baked spaghetti? Yes, please. 3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

Weekly Tips - Acne, Gym Junkies and Drug Programs

This week the case against bulking up, the U.S. government throws more of your money away on drugs and a recap on the real causes of acne.

Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

{pixabay|100|campaign}If you can get past your initial reaction to them, insects aren’t only edible but also can be good for you. Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

Prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost effective, could improve health

A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food

7 Ways to Turn a Box of Pasta Into a Globally Inspired Meal

Spaghetti just got an international makeover.

Health24.com | Hydration: how much is too much?

{pixabay|100|campaign}After being told for years to drink up to prevent dehydration, athletes are now being warned about the dangers of drinking too much. Health24.com | Hydration: how much is too muc

Are We Running Out of Helium?

Did you realize that just like certain animals here on Earth, there are endangered elements too? For example, we’re constantly losing helium, a gas that defies gravity and escapes our atmosphere i

Get Your Heart Pumping With This HIIT Jump Rope Circuit From Kira Stokes

Jump your way to a stronger, fitter, and more toned you. Get Your Heart Pumping With This HIIT Jump Rope Circuit From Kira Stokes

Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite is the subcutaneous (under the skin) fat that can be seen on the lower portion of the body. This dimply skin is typically seen around the buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. It is a type of conne

What's In Dog Food?

Have you ever thought about how strange it is that dogs eat these dry, weird smelling bits of food for their entire lives and never get sick of them? This truly is a scientific puzzle and there are

How Does Hair Dye Work?

Whether you need a disguise to run from the law or are just trying to emulate *NSYNC-era frosted tips, you may need some chemical assistance to put the hue in your do. But in order to understand how

3 Easy Pasta Dishes That'll Have Guests Asking for Seconds

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Can Mixing Cleaning Chemicals Kill You?

You can check out Google's Science Journal app at http://g.co/ScienceJournalWhen things start looking grimy in the bathroom, and it’s time to whip out yellow gloves, the only thing that matters is

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I Sleep on an Avocado Every Night, and It's Magical

This article was created in partnership with Avocado Green Mattress. Somewhere between midnight and 1 a.m., I feel myself hovering in that all-too-familiar, awake-but-still-asleep state. The stakes

The Ups and Downs of Finally Getting Fit

Getting that form (and attitude) adjusted.

The Perm

You can check out Google's Science Journal app at http://g.co/ScienceJournalThe 80s was a decade full of neon leg warmers, power ballads, and big hair. But how did we get that big hair so bad it’s

Is White Chocolate Actually Chocolate?

Today we’re showing our love for the redheaded stepchild of the chocolate world, white chocolate. It may lack the rich flavor of milk chocolate and the glossy brown color of dark chocolate. Many p

Does Shaving Cream Do Anything?

Whether you rock sideburns or baby-smooth legs, all shavers share one concern –– the threat of razor-sharp metal. But luckily, shaving cream packs the right chemistry to keep us looking good whil

Why Flamingos Are Pink and HARDCORE

Flamingos may be synonymous with tacky lawn ornaments, but we’re here to tell you they’re one of the most hardcore animals on the planet. They survive where almost nothing else can. And they’re

Citrus Scent DEBUNKED!

So we really messed up on this one. Even we can have a difficult time with R and S Limonene! We appreciate your patience with this video and here it is for the final time. Rest assured everything in

Can Plastic Be Composted?

Thanks to the demands of eco-conscious consumers, biodegradable and compostable plastics are cropping up everywhere. Are these green plastics the solution to our throwaway lifestyle? Well -- it’s c

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