E-Cig Ads Luring Teens and Young Adults Jumps 321%

E-cigarette marketing has increased dramatically on programming catering to young people In the last several years, advertising for e-cigarettes has spiked. And since the product is not yet regulated in the same way as conventional cigarettes, that means some particularly impressionable populations are being targeted: young people. Marketing has increased during programming that caters toRead More

25 Delectable Detox Smoothies

Sip your body back to good health Simple sippables Forget everything you thought you knew about a liquid detox. These easy, 1-step smoothies are bursting with good health, and you definitely won’t have to plug your nose while drinking. We asked 6 of our favorite smoothie gurus what their favorite, most flavorful flushes were, andRead More

Beat 11 Summer Health Hazards

Ah summer! Who doesn’t love long days of backyard barbecues and walks on the beach? If you’re like us, you don’t want to spend even one of those days either sick or injured—or let’s face it—worrying about getting sick or injured. So here’s our guide to summer hazards, including ones that you can stop worryingRead More

An Unscientific Argument For Wearing Perfume

Chanel no. 5 anyone? It’s been known for awhile that pleasant odors can lead to a higher perception of appearance, but what’s unknown is whether odor influences the actual visual perceptions of facial features. Like whether a person has more wrinkles and blemishes. To test this, researchers from the Monell Chemical Senses Center had 18Read More

Medicare Coverage Ban on Sex-Change Surgery Lifted

Transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries, a U.S. Department of Health and Services review board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures as a medically necessary and effective treatment for individuals who do not identify with their biological sex. Ruling in favor ofRead More