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What Your PMS Is Trying to Tell You

OK, let's start with the obvious: Yes, the main thing your PMS is telling you is that your period is on the way. But it's not the only message encoded in those yucky premenstrual feelings. If you notice your PMS ...

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10 Things I've Learned in My 10 Years of Eating Disorder Recovery

About ten years ago, a therapist first diagnosed me with an eating disorder. I was 16 and didn't know much about what that meant or the recovery it entailed. In fact, until that diagnosis which was technically Eating Disorder Not ...

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Beauty talk with cover model Claudia Jovanovski

We chat to March 2017 cover model Claudia Jovanovski about her beauty regime and lifestyle. On looking camera ready year round  When I think about my feelings in relation to my day-to-day appearance and having to be photo shoot ready ...

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6 Women Reveal What It's Really Like Post-Pregnancy

Women and post-pregnancy bodies have a complicated relationship. Some new moms feel confident right away, some don't want to talk about it, and some are totally upfront and honest about everything. That openness might just be our favorite thing to ...

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It's Not Just You: Lots of Adults Are Afraid Of the Dark

We all know that being spooked by a pitch-black room is a common childhood fear. But by the time we become adults, we know, on a rational level, that there’s no reason to be scared when the lights are off. ...

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Jen Wiederstrom from 'Biggest Loser' on the Best Workout For Your Personality Type

The best way to stick to a health and fitness routine? Finding one you actually like. But if you have no idea how to actually find one you’ll enjoy, you can start by looking to your personality type for some ...

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Andrea Park Survived a Traumatic Brain Injury—And Discovered a New Kind of Normal

On August 3, 2014, I woke up in a hospital bed somewhere in San Francisco with a catheter and tubes snaking down my throat and up my nose. I looked at my hands and noticed an IV stuck in my ...

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Zosia Mamet Gets Real About Being Diagnosed With Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

“For six years it felt like I had the worst UTI of my life,” Girls star Zosia Mamet told the crowd at AOL’s Makers Conference in Los Angeles Monday. The actress said she struggled for years as doctor after doctor ...

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11 of the Best Butt Exercises You've Never Tried

Single Leg Deadlift Start standing with feet shoulder-width apart. Hold two dumbbells at waist level, palms facing you. Keeping back flat and engaging your ab muscles, bend from the hips and slowly lower weights towards the floor, keeping them close ...

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Here's the Real Deal with Birth Control and Your Weight

You’ve probably heard at some point that there’s a relationship between birth control and your weight. And if you’ve ever gained weight while using the Pill or another hormonal method, it’s likely you’ve pointed the finger at your birth control. ...

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