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Real People On the Worst Sex Advice They've Ever Received

Whether you’re trying to spice things up with your significant other or connecting with a new partner, navigating your sex life can be complicated. So you might just turn to someone you trust for a bit of their hard-earned wisdom and some tips. But often the sex advice you might get from family, friends or

Cholesterol levels fell 10% in 10 years among Americans on statins

Americans’ cholesterol levels dropped nearly 10% in 11 years, and the biggest improvements came among people who take statins Over 30% of Americans have high levels of bad cholesterol, raising their risks of cardiovascular disease  In 2013, the  American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association changed their guidelines for managing cholesterol  They moved toward

E-cigarettes take serious toll on heart health, not safer than traditional cigarettes

E-cigarette use takes a serious toll on heart health—a big concern given the high prevalence of e-cigarettes and perception of e-cigarettes as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, according to new research that will be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019—November 16-18 in Philadelphia. Researchers who conducted two separate studies report they

Just Like Us! Jennifer Aniston Reposts Hilarious Workout Pic on Instagram

Even Jennifer Aniston is beat after an intense workout! The actress shared a hilarious photo of herself passed out post-boxing after joining Instagram. “Look who it is!!” Aniston’s trainer, Leyon Azubuike, captioned the original post on Tuesday, October 15. “Welcome to @instagram champ!! @jenniferaniston. #Champ #Fitness #Boxing.” https://www.instagram.com/p/B3qEhAPgqmn/ Look who it is!! 😃🙌🏿Welcome to @instagram

Herpes vaccine is a winner in animals. Next up: Testing on humans.

For nearly a century, efforts to develop a vaccine to prevent genital herpes have failed. At least nine prospects, including several that made it to late-stage human testing, have flopped in the last decade. Considering that history, University of Pennsylvania scientists are justifiably excited about their vaccine against the herpes simplex 2 virus, even though

Swiss chocolatier Callebaut all-in on cacao

Swiss chocolatier Barry Callebaut on Friday unveiled a new formulation that packs in the parts of the cacao fruit it used to toss away, taking aim at younger generations. As modern consumers seek whole grains, less sugar, more nutrients and less harm to the environment, one of the world’s biggest chocolate makers is playing to

Couple who met on a Crohn’s support Facebook group are engaged

Woman, 25, whose ‘stomach exploded’ because of Crohn’s disease gets engaged to her ‘soulmate’ and fellow sufferer, 30, after they met on a Facebook support group Chloe Meade and Rhys Thomas connected over social media in 2015  Met two years later after bumping into each other at a hospital in Cardiff Mr Thomas popped the question

The Zika virus discovered on the African continent

Researchers from the University of Oxford teamed up with the Angolan Ministry of Health to study the introduction and circulation of the Asian genotype of Zika virus in Angola, southwestern Africa. The Asian genotype caused the 2015-16 epidemic of microcephaly and other birth defects in the Americas. Their findings are published today in The Lancet

Smoking abstinence has little impact on the motivation for food

It’s sometimes thought that smokers who can’t light up are likely to reach for food in lieu of cigarettes. But new research from the University at Buffalo suggests that smoking abstinence doesn’t greatly affect the motivation for food. The study, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, used cues and actual money to learn

Just 2 weeks on the couch starts to damage your body

(HealthDay)—A new study proves that the old adage “use it or lose it” is definitely true when it comes to fitness. After just two weeks of sedentary behavior, formerly fit people had: A decline in heart and lung health Increased waist circumference Greater body fat and liver fat Higher levels of insulin resistance “The study

What does it mean when a butterfly lands on you?

Butterflies are beautiful creatures and come in many different shapes, colors, and sizes. Many children spend hours trying to catch the colorful winged insects, wanting to take a closer look at their gorgeous patterns themselves. Sometimes, though, a person gets lucky and is able to take a close up look at a butterfly because one