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Man dies after eating bags of black licorice every day

A man in Massachusetts died after eating too much black licorice, which contains a compound known to be toxic in large doses, according to a new report. The 54-year-old man was in a fast food restaurant when he suddenly gasped, began shaking and lost consciousness, according to the report, published Wednesday (Sept. 23) in The

Bodyform's new Womb Stories advert breaks every period ad taboo

Most ads for menstrual products feature someone wearing white trousers while riding a horse or playing tennis. Then some blue liquid drops onto a pad to show absorbency and that’s that. Bodyform recently shifted that paradigm with an advert called Viva la Vulva, which celebrated the differences in our genitals in all their glory. And

What happens to your body when you meditate every day

Meditation has been around for centuries, but not every practice involves the same technique. According to Healthline, there are six types of meditation that have emerged as the most popular and effective. And, while they vary slightly, they all have one common goal: to bring a sense of calmness through mind training.  With roots in

The Best Essential Oils for Essentially Every Need & Person

Essential oils are everywhere these days, and that’s no surprise, considering they have myriad uses. Some people find they can help with ailments, like relieving headache pain. Others enjoy using essential oils in diffusers as an alternative to scented candles. Essential oils can be added into your self-care routine — try adding a few drops of

Maternity Must-Haves to Help You Survive Every Trimester

You get a positive pregnancy test, and immediately, your mind starts reeling. How? What? Why? A tiny human is going to exit my body?! (OK maybe not "how" — that part is usually pretty self-explanatory.) But topping the question list is likely, "How on Earth am I going to get through the next nine months?"

6 Late-Summer Allergens Every Parent Should Know

There is exactly one good thing to be said about allergies and that is that at least they’re not contagious. Otherwise, these reactions to irritants, with symptoms that include itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing and headaches are exactly what you don’t want to experience, much less stand by and watch your children suffer through.  Although