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Why Does Running Make You Poop?

All that pounding from running causes your colon to contract, which can lead to bowel movements. Learn why running makes you poop and how to help prevent it. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Never Replace Your Kitchen Sponge?

Experts explain why kitchen sponge bacteria may be a cause for concern, plus how to clean your dirty sponge as well as when to actually replace it. → Read More

The 6 Best Cold Sore Remedies, and 7 to Avoid

Although there's no cure for cold sores, these are the best treatments to help shorten healing time and ease symptoms. Plus, learn how to prevent cold sores. → Read More

The 3 Best Tinnitus Remedies and 6 to Avoid

A neurotologist breaks down the three best natural remedies for tinnitus relief and explains why you should avoid popular remedies like ear drops and vitamins. → Read More

What Your Grip Strength Says About Your Health (and How to Improve Yours)

Grip strength is one of the biggest indicators of your overall health. Find out why you should train your grip and how to improve grip strength with exercises. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Oven?

Experts explain the effects of a dirty oven on your health and the quality of your homecooked meals, plus the best way to clean an oven and how often to do it. → Read More

9 Popular Workout Recovery Tricks That Don't Actually Work

Experts debunk some of the most popular workout recovery tricks, including saunas, pain relief creams and compression boots. Learn which recovery tips to skip. → Read More

The 11 Best Natural Remedies for Hot Flashes, and 3 to Avoid

An ob-gyn explains the best hormone-free natural remedies for hot flashes and night sweats, including mindfulness, certain vitamins and supplements and more. → Read More

The 11 Best Natural Remedies for Athlete's Foot

A podiatrist weighs in on the best natural remedies for athlete's foot, including foot soaks, powder, good foot hygiene and breathable socks and shoes. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Use Baby Powder 'Down There?'

Learn about the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer, what to know about talc and asbestos and get tips from ob-gyns on how to use talc powder safely. → Read More

The 10 Best Natural Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis, and 4 to Skip

A podiatrist breaks down the best ways to treat plantar fasciitis naturally, including stretching, staying hydrated and choosing the right food and exercise. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Take Hormonal Birth Control?

Ob-gyns weigh in on whether hormonal birth control is bad for you, including its effect on cancer risk, mood and libido. Plus, learn who should avoid it. → Read More

The 7 Best Natural Remedies for Canker Sores, and 2 to Skip

These are the best home remedies for canker sores, including honey, aloe vera and certain vitamins and diet changes. Plus, learn which "remedies" don't work. → Read More

The 10 Best Hangover Cures (and 2 to Avoid)

A doctor breaks down the best hangover cures that actually work along with which remedies to avoid. Plus, learn how long a hangover lasts and how to prevent it. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Wear a Sports Bra All the Time?

Doctors weigh in on whether sports bras can cause saggy breasts, breast pain, cancer, skin issues or breastfeeding problems. Plus, how to find the right one. → Read More

The 8 Best Exercises to Protect Your Brain Health As You Age

Exercise not only improves your physical health but your cognitive function and memory, too. These are the best physical exercises for brain health as you age. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Drink Alcohol on an Empty Stomach?

Health experts weigh in on whether it's really that bad to drink alcohol on an empty stomach, including the possible side effects and how to manage them. → Read More

The 8 Best Natural Remedies for Dandruff, and 2 to Skip

A dermatologist breaks down the most effective home remedies for dandruff, including the best oil to use and the best dandruff shampoos. Plus, what not to do. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Wear an Underwire Bra?

Doctors weigh in on whether wearing underwire bras increase your risk of breast cancer and what you should know about underwire if you're breastfeeding. → Read More

The 5 Best Natural Remedies for Sunburn, and 5 to Skip

A dermatologist breaks down the best home remedies for sunburn pain, redness and itching and explains which treatments to avoid if you want sunburn relief. → Read More