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Microplastics are in our oceans, our air, and our bodies—but what does that mean for our health?

Microplastics are in our oceans, our air, and our bodies—but what does that mean for our health?

It’s hard to believe that when plastic was first invented in the early 1900s, it was seen as a technological miracle. Now, plastic is so deeply ingrained into our daily lives that it’s impossible to…

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Here's what the proposed ban on e-cigarettes means for CBD vaping

Here's what the proposed ban on e-cigarettes means for CBD vaping

During an Oval Office briefing on Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced that the administration will propose a ban on flavored e-cigarettes. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said that the Food and Drug Administration…

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There are 4 unique stress ‘personalities’—and knowing yours can help you better combat it

There are 4 unique stress ‘personalities’—and knowing yours can help you better combat it

I discovered something new about myself today: I am a “reluctant pacer.” If you’re thinking, “WTF does that mean?” you’d be forgiven as I, too, would have had no clue prior to a lengthy and…

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True or False: Stretching actually makes you taller

True or False: Stretching actually makes you taller

Standing at 5 feet 5 inches tall, I’m pretty happy with my height. That said, if I was offered the chance to grow a few inches to make my #legsfordays dreams a reality, I’d most…

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5 exercises a physical therapist wants you to do every day to prevent stiffness as you age

5 exercises a physical therapist wants you to do every day to prevent stiffness as you age

If you’re already feeling a little stiff, just wait—this is just the beginning. As you age, your joints only become stiffer, and usually that goes hand-in-hand with bodily aches and pains. And there’s typically one…

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New science aims to delay menopause or banish it altogether

New science aims to delay menopause or banish it altogether

The internet went wild last month over a the news of a new treatment promising to potentially delay menopause for decades. The procedure, currently offered by British IVF clinic ProFam, involves surgically removing, freezing, and…

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