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Health 2020-07-14T04:01:00Z

A weed killer that's been linked to cancer was found in six types of hummus. Here's what you need to know.

The Environmental Working Group found 80% of 27 non-organic hummus samples contained the chemical glyphosate, which has been linked to cancer.
Health 2020-07-13T20:55:24Z

5 health benefits of jumping rope and helpful tips for beginners from celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels

The health benefits of jumping rope are extensive. Jumping rope can burns calories, strengthen coordination, and improve your heart health.
Health 2020-07-13T20:23:00Z

Eating moldy jam or jelly is risky, even if you scrape off the furry bits, experts say

After allegations of moldy jam at Sqirl, a high-end eatery in Los Angeles, some suggested they have no problem with scraping mold off their jelly.
Health 2020-07-13T20:14:00Z

This $20 acupressure mat melts away my tension and muscle soreness — it's one of the best Amazon impulse purchases I've made

This ProSource acupressure mat has helped me manage daily back and neck pain, as well as muscle tension and soreness. At $20, it's a steal.
Health 2020-07-13T19:41:00Z

How to find a therapist virtually for the first time

According to clinical psychologist Andreas Michaelides online databases are a great place to start when looking for a therapist for the first time.
Health 2020-07-13T18:47:00Z

How to stave off cravings and a few healthy recipes that'll help you temporarily forget about junk food

It's natural to want to turn to unhealthy foods when you're stressed or bored. Here are some healthy alternatives to your favorite junk foods.
Health 2020-07-13T18:29:00Z

An editorial in a top medical journal says low-carb diets could help prevent coronavirus complications. Experts say it's not that simple.

A new editorial makes a case for low-carb diets to protect against severe coronavirus. Experts say the link between diet and health isn't that simple.
News 2020-07-13T17:24:47Z

A crowded lake party with hundreds of people has been linked to an outbreak of coronavirus in Michigan

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan said that "several individuals" tested positive for COVID-19 after attending boat parties on Torch Lake
News 2020-07-13T15:55:00Z

After an Arizona man died from COVID-19, his family blamed the 'carelessness of politicians' in his obituary

Mark Anthony Urquiza, of Phoenix, Arizona, died on June 30 from complications due to COVID-19. He was 65.
News 2020-07-11T19:52:09Z

The FDA just updated its list of hand sanitizers you should avoid to include products that contain the deadly chemical methanol

According to the FDA, methanol has been reported to cause blindness, hospitalization, and even death when absorbed through the skin or ingested.
News 2020-07-11T18:37:16Z

A 37-year-old Ohio man died from coronavirus after slamming 'hype' over pandemic on Facebook

On May 12, the veteran wrote that he was "sick" of seeing "s--- about COVID" and throughout June, he "checked in" at bars and restaurants in Ohio.
News 2020-07-11T16:35:39Z

A patient in their 30s has reportedly died after attending a 'COVID party' in Texas and thinking coronavirus was a 'hoax'

According to the hospital's chief medical officer, the patient told their nurse, "I think I made a mistake. I thought this was a hoax, but it's not."
Lifestyle 2020-07-10T22:03:00Z

People are selling 'breathable' masks that don't protect against COVID-19 on Etsy

An Etsy representative told Insider that it's working to "actively review and remove items that violate" its policies.
Health 2020-07-10T22:02:47Z

How to know if you have insomnia and what you can do to treat your sleep troubles

Insomnia is a common sleep condition that can be effectively treated by improving sleep habits, making lifestyle changes, and trying sleep therapy.
Health 2020-07-10T21:19:24Z

25 science-backed tips for how to sleep better

Want better sleep? Here's what you should eat, the best sleeping positions, how to optimize your bedroom, and more tips for better quality ZZZs.
Health 2020-07-10T21:16:47Z

How to check your blood sugar at home — and the best testing devices to use

To check your blood sugar levels at home, you can use a glucose meter or a continuous glucose monitor. Here's what you should know about both devices.
Health 2020-07-10T20:59:00Z

The best pharmacy delivery services

Many prescription delivery services ship medications right to your door, making it easy to refill prescriptions without commuting to a pharmacy.
Health 2020-07-10T20:55:00Z

I've never been able to orgasm during partnered sex, and I'm afraid it'll ruin my relationship. What do I do?

Therapist Rachel Wright said understanding why your guard is up and practicing vulnerability will help orgasm in front of your partner.
Health 2020-07-10T20:54:30Z

A nebulizer is a device used to treat conditions like asthma — here's how to use one

A nebulizer is a machine that turns liquid medication into an inhalable mist and is used for people with respiratory conditions.
Health 2020-07-10T20:50:56Z

How to know if your blood sugar levels are healthy

If you have diabetes or may be at risk, it's important to make sure your blood sugar levels are healthy and normal. Here's what you should know.
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