body

Wellness Lies

The Effects of Collagen Supplements Are Way Overhyped

There's no good evidence that collagen pills and powders can improve your hair, skin, and nails.
Nicole Wetsman
13 hours ago
mental health

When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish

I have generalized anxiety disorder, but in times of true crisis, my anxiety seems to disappear.
Jamie Friedlander
16 hours ago
Phys Ed

These Are the Unspoken Rules of Yoga

Nine things you should know before you walk into a yoga studio for the first time.
Rajul Punjabi
16 hours ago
Wellness Lies

Pink Himalayan Salt Is a Waste of Money

Sure it looks nice, but claims that it’s cleaner and more nutritious than regular salt are dubious at best.
AC Shilton
1.17.19
Wellness Lies

Coconut Oil Is Not Dental Care

If oil pulling is doing anything for your oral health, it's likely from the mechanical motion of swishing.
Nicole Wetsman
1.17.19
Sex

In Search of the Elusive Orgasm

Between 16 and 25 percent of women and 1 to 4 percent of men experience the inability to orgasm at some point in their lives.
Richard Greenhill
1.16.19
Phys Ed

Taper Madness Is Real and This Is How You Can Avoid it Before a Big Race

In the weeks before a big marathon—when you're not getting that long-run endorphin hit—things can get a little emotionally haywire.
Allie Volpe
1.16.19
Blood

We Looked Into the Big Claims Around Blood Facials

They've been around for years (see: Kim K getting a Vampire Facial in 2013), but a new study tries to determine just how effective they really are.
Shaena Montanari
1.15.19
Sleep

When I Get Hurt in a Dream, My Body Feels it Even After I Wake Up

"I dreamed that a swarm of bees or wasps attacked my feet. When I woke up, my feet were burning and tingly. It was very painful.”
Crystal Ponti
1.15.19
Social Media

Our Obsession with Taking Photos May Alter How We Remember Things

Rather than remembering what we ate, we scroll back to look at all the images we took of the food. This can have serious consequences.
Giuliana Mazzoni
1.10.19
Wellness Lies

The Infrared Sauna Is Not a Weight Loss Tool

The spas that market them that way are getting a little too bold.
Kimberly Truong
1.10.19
Fighting Words

Keep Your Disgusting Bar Soap Away From Me and My Body Wash

I cannot believe that people willingly use this moisture-sucking, shower-sludging surfactant to clean themselves.
Susan Rinkunas
1.10.19
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