29.1 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

The CDC reports an increasing number of Americans are diabetic About 29.1 million Americans—nearly 10% of the U.S. population—now has type 2 diabetes, according to a new report. Of those Americans with the illness, 27.8% of them are undiagnosed, according to the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention’s 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report releasedRead More

You Better Have a Good Reason For That Tattoo

Researchers look at what leads to tattoo stigma and regret Tattoos aren’t taboo anymore, right? Common sense suggests we are in a post-stigma era when it comes to body ink, but recent behavioral research suggests we may not have reached total tattoo acceptance just yet. A study published in The Social Science Journal looked atRead More

Read This Before Grocery Shopping

“I sat in the parking lot, ripped open the bag of M&M’s and gobbled them as fast as I could,” one of my clients recently told me. She had gone to the supermarket right after she left work, upset about an e-mail a colleague had sent, and drowned her despair in candy. No matter whatRead More

Millennial Brides Don’t Want to Wear White

A new poll sheds light on some generational differences in our views on wedding traditions–including who pays for the party White weddings might soon be a thing of the past, because almost half of Americans (46%) disagree with the expectation that brides should wear white. A new Harris Poll shows that wearing white is justRead More

These Are The Most Popular Foods In America

New data from the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) lets you peek into the kitchens of Americans and find out how they’re eating—based on what they’re buying. The ERS’s Food Availability data measures yearly supplies of several food commodities in the U.S., and this year, some of the most interesting results are that sweet foodsRead 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