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5 Myths and Facts About Holiday Weight Gain

With a few weeks until New Year’s Day, it’s still prime indulging season, the time of year when you may feel tempted to give into lots of treats, and worry about the consequences in January. But are some of the things you believe about holiday weight gain actually old wives tales? Here are five falsehoods

From asexuality to heteroflexibility: 21st century ushers in new openness about intimate relationships

The 21st century has ushered in a “quiet revolution” in the diversity of intimate relationships, and a leading scholar says the scale and pace of this social transformation warrants a “reboot” of relationship studies. Social media and the internet have empowered individuals with diverse identities and relationship practices to find each other, raising awareness of

'We wouldn't be making jokes about heart disease'

A 20-something sees a meme on Facebook, chuckles, and tags their friend. "Can't have seasonal depression if you're depressed all year 'round," the meme's text reads. Over the past few years, changes in the Facebook algorithm have led to feeds of most young people being taken over by memes commented on or "liked" by their

WWE Star Brie Bella Gets Real About Breastfeeding

Professional wrestler, actor and businessperson Brie Bella is best known for her work onstage (and in the ring) — but her parenting journey has also been getting a lot of attention as of late, especially since the WWE star has been so candid about sharing her struggles. In a sneak peek for an upcoming episode

Five things you didn’t know about psychopaths

In the hit BBC TV show, Killing Eve, Villanelle, a psychopathic assassin, tells Eve, a security service operative, “You should never call a psychopath a psychopath. It upsets them.” She then pouts her lip in an imitation of someone feeling upset. Most people think they know what a psychopath is: someone who has no feelings.

First-born children more likely to learn about sex from parents

Birth order may play a significant role in how children learn about sex, especially for boys, according to a new study published in the journal Sex Education. Researchers found that first-born children were more likely to report parental involvement in sex education than later-born children, a pattern which was especially pronounced in men. Led by

Guess Which Celeb Mom Has Words About Mommy Wine Culture?

Busy Philipps isn’t one to keep her cards close to her chest. Philipps — the longtime BFF of actor Michelle Williams — dished to Parents magazine in her cover story for the November issue about motherhood, marriage and body image.  As usual, the always-candid Philipps didn’t hold back. She said she and husband Marc Silverstein

11 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes You Won't Be Mad About Eating

Thanksgiving can be a stressful time for everybody—I’ll take “Unsolicited Questions About My Relationship Status’ for $200, Alex—but it’s especially tough when everyone at the table has different food preferences. The good news? There are so many delish vegan Thanksgiving recipes that will fit seamlessly into your spread. Staples like roasted Brussels sprouts and colorful

The unspoken truth about waiting until marriage

Waiting until marriage to have sex may sound like an antiquated custom, but you may be surprised to learn that abstinence is still practiced today. According to Waiting Till Marriage, an organization that supports abstinence before marriage, around three percent of the United States population waits until they are married to have sex. While it’s

Health Tip: Talking About Your Cancer Diagnosis

— If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, your family and close friends can be a great source of physical and moral support. The American Cancer Society suggests how to tell loved ones about your diagnosis: Don’t wait to tell them. Sooner or later, they’ll all know. They might feel hurt or left out if they

5 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Pregnancy

Do you remember the first time you had a real talk with female friends about sex, feelings, or bodies? One of the reasons Sex and the City, for all its issues, struck such a chord with its viewers is because of just how purely and raunchily it addressed all three. Breaking into an honest place

Grip strength of children gives clues about their future health

While other studies have shown that muscle weakness as measured by grip strength is a predictor of unhealthy outcomes—including cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, disability and even early mortality—this is the first to do so for adolescent health over time, a Baylor University researcher said. “What we know about today’s kids is that because of the