Category: Health News

Why Your Coffee Machine Could Be Making You Sick

A study published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology has identified coffee machines as one of a number of factors that could increase our exposure to fungal toxins in the home. “Coffee makers are just an example of a machine that may release steam indoors and increase the water and humidity that may help

You Have To See What This Woman Has Done With Her Double Mastectomy Scars

When mum-of-four Stephanie Kelly learned she had tested positive for the BRCA gene mutation – greatly increasing her likelihood of developing breast cancer – she didn’t hesitate in undergoing a preventative double mastectomy. But instead of opting to have reconstructive surgery, the 42-year-old decided to celebrate her strength by having the Wonder Woman logo tattooed

These Are The Top 10 Fitness Trends For 2018

Burpee/push up combo just not cutting it? It’s time to nix the stale workouts and completely overhaul your training regime. Enter: the American College of Sports Medicine. They’ve scoured the globe to find the hottest fitness trends for 2018. So, put these on your must-try list and prepare to sweat. 1. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): With

Noise Pollution Can Impact Your Health, Study Says

There’s no doubt that living under a flight path or close to a busy highway is far from relaxing, but researchers have reinforced how bad noise exposure can be for your health. In a review of previously published studies, noise pollution was not only found to be associated with annoyance, stress, sleep disturbance, and impaired cognitive

‘90s Baby Names Are Making A Comeback

First it was scrunchies, then it was bum bags, then – for one terrifying moment – the return of the skinny brow: and now ‘90s-era baby names are suddenly back in fashion. Parenting website BabyCentre has listed their ‘90s baby name predictions for boys and girls, and they sound pretty much the same as your Year 1

This Is The Most Effective Time Of The Day To Drink Coffee

If you love caffeine, you may think there’s never a wrong time for coffee, but a new study says there is a right time to get the most out of your daily cup. Researchers from the United States Army developed an algorithm that makes personal recommendations for timing your caffeine consumption, so you can drink the least amount of coffee

This Is How Writing Can Help Ease Stress And Anxiety

According to a new study, writing about your emotions can help reduce stress or anxiety, particularly when you’ve gone through a traumatic event. The study, published in a Harvard Medical School Special Health Report on stress management, followed 46 healthy college students who were asked to write about traumatic life events or trivial topics for

Jennifer Garner's Secret To Never Missing A Workout Is Smart AF

Based on the fact that Jennifer Garner has two (painfully cute) kids and a packed filming schedule—have you seen the badass trailer for Peppermint?—it’s not terribly surprising that her days start early (we’re talking 5:15 a.m. early!). Her morning routine isn’t for the faint of heart (or the night owls)…but it might just inspire you to skip

Mum's Shocking Sunburn After Forgetting Sunscreen On 111km Run

An ultra long-distance runner made the horrible mistake of forgetting to re-apply sunscreen during a 111km run – and it isn’t pretty. Mum-of-two Julie Nisbet had successfully completed an astonishingly long run along Hadrian’s walk in The United Kingdom which had her braving the elements for a jaw-dropping 21 hours. It didn’t take her long

7 Common Reasons Your Vagina Is Itchy Beyond Belief

It’s not exactly easy to scratch an itch down there, which is why it’s so frustrating when it happens (and sometimes it’s like it comes completely out of nowhere, right?). Vaginal itching can be caused by something as simple as your period products—but in other cases, it can actually be a symptom of a more

Can You Breastfeed A Baby You’ve Had Via Surrogacy?

In case you’ve been living under a rock, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West just welcomed a baby girl to the world via surrogacy. And since it was revealed she was expecting, the reality TV star has been in full nesting mode, showing off alllll her sweet baby swag on social media. The product she’s obsessing

The Block's Elyse Knowles Shares Eco-Friendly Beach Habit

Try to track down Elyse Knowles on the weekend, and chances are you’ll find her outside. Camping, motor biking, walking her dog Isla, surfing with partner Josh Barker. “Nature brings a smile to my face,” says the model, entrepreneur and former Women’s Health cover star, who shot to fame after winning reno show The Block

This is the one thing Miranda Kerr swears by for clear skin

When an international super model dishes out beauty advice, you bloody well eat it up, especially when it’s Aussie super-mum and wellness-guru Miranda Kerr. The 34-year-old has dished on the one ingredient she swears by for healthy, glowing skin: Noni extract.  Thanks for having me @sephora SDCA #koraorganics #noniglow A post shared by Miranda (@mirandakerr)

Chloride blood test: Procedure, purpose, and level results

Most people will not be aware that they have hyperchloremia because the symptoms are almost impossible to identify. Doctors often discover the condition from a chloride blood test, which is part of a routine blood screening to monitor or diagnose electrolyte levels. A doctor might do these tests if they suspect a person has any