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What a Stress Fracture Really Feels Like, and How to Keep It From Happening to You

In October of my junior year of high school, I was at the top of my cross-country game. I was running five to six days a week, knocking more and more time off my mile split, and gearing up for ...

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What It Really Feels Like to Get Bit by a Rattlesnake

Janette Sherman, 38, a recent transplant to Colorado, recalls how a casual walk with her dog last month turned into a frantic trip to the ER—and the mistakes she made along the way. On one of the first warm days ...

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These Photos of Moms Prove Breastfeeding and Pumping Really Can Be Done Anywhere

Breastfeeding isn't always easy, and it sometimes takes a little bravery, especially do to it in public. (Remember when Olivia Wilde took a break to feed her son during her Glamour cover shoot?) These 10 real moms prove that breastfeeding ...

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Do Diet and Exercise Really Make You Fat? Experts Respond to the TED Talk People Are Buzzing About 

In his recent TEDx Talk, Jay Cardiello argued that when it comes to our health, we’ve got it all wrong: “Diet and exercise makes you fat,” the strength and conditioning coach told the audience. And the health and fitness industry? “It’s a complete lie.” Cardiello, who has trained both ...

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This Viral Photo Shows What Living With Depression Is Really Like

Over the weekend, Facebook user Katelyn Marie Todd posted a photo on the social media platform of herself brushing her hair. Sounds simple, but as someone who struggles with depression, Todd had a message to share — and her caption ...

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Is Collagen Really an Anti-Aging Cure-All?

Move over, protein bars. Hello, collagen bars? Collagen—which is sourced from the bones, cartilage, and skin of animals (including cows, chickens, and fish)—has been gaining popularity. This is in part thanks to the Paleo diet craze, which has sparked interest ...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You to Take Supplements, But Experts Say You Don't Really Need Them

We love Gwyneth Paltrow, and are always willing to try her favorite recipes, beauty products, and workouts (like us, she’s a Tracy Anderson devotee). But there’s no denying that the Goop founder has doled out some questionable health advice over the years. (Who can forget vaginal steaming, ...

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What Are Functional Waters, and Do They Really Work?

Functional waters are any brand of H2O “enhanced” with special ingredients, like herbs or antioxidants, that supposedly bring health benefits. Some types make sense to drink: Water with added electrolytes may be useful if you exercise a lot and sweat ...

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Kim Kardashian West Loves This Plastic Weight Loss Suit, But Does It Really Work?

From waist trainers to “flat tummy tea,” the Kardashians have used several questionable methods to slim down. Here’s another one to add to the list: Kim Kardashian West working out in a plastic trash bag-like suit to sweat away the rest of her baby weight.  ...

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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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