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What the brain really thinks about forever chemicals

The human-made chemicals that make our kitchen pans stick-free, our athletic wear water-repellent and firefighting chemicals more efficient do their jobs incredibly well, but it’s at the expense of lingering in the body and environment for what is believed to be forever. These forever chemicals, perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, more commonly known as PFOS

Do open relationships really work?

Open relationships typically describe couples in which the partners have agreed on sexual activity with someone other than their primary romantic partner, while maintaining the couple bond. Can these open relationships work? It depends, concludes a team from the University of Rochester that focuses on couples research. Not surprisingly, the success of such relationships hinges

Does Tamiflu REALLY Do Anything For The Flu?

There’s lots of misinformation about the flu out there: the flu shot makes you sick (nope), the flu is just a really bad cold (def not), and you catch the flu from going outside with wet hair (nuh-uh). But when it comes to Tamiflu—the FDA-approved medication that promises to make your flu symptoms disappear and

Can added fibre really make cake and chocolate healthy?

Can added fibre really make cake, biscuits and chocolate healthy? Many of us don’t eat enough wholegrains, fruit and veg to meet daily fibre needs But what if you could get your fibre from cakes, ice cream and soft white bread? Helen Bond assesses and rates six new products that boast a high-fibre content  Many

Yes, You Really Can Achieve Multiple Orgasms

For some women, having multiple orgasms is the sexual Mount Everest of pleasure. However, Stella Harris, Intimacy Educator, Sex Coach, and author of Tongue Tied: Untangling Communication in Sex, Kink, and Relationships, tells SheKnows that multiple orgasms can be a bit of a misnomer. “The orgasms don’t necessarily happen one right after the other,” she

Can a guinea pig really ease your anxiety?

Can a guinea pig really ease your anxiety? Thousands of Britons are turning to ‘panic pets’ to help ease depression and other mental health issues Tammy Lovell, 42, going through a tough divorce and became a single mother  She turned to looking at her daughter’s guinea pigs playing to calm her down  She carves out at

How Kim Kardashian Really Feels About Having 4 Kids

Kim Kardashian grew up in a large family; she’s one of Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner’s four children, and one of nine in total counting her half-siblings. And now, Kim is forming quite the brood of her own: The reality star and Kayne West are preparing for life as a family of six. But how

Does the time of year really impact your mood?

When daylight saving time ends in late fall, it is common to start experiencing an onset of mild depressive feelings and tendencies, often coined as “winter blues.” Energy levels seem to decrease with the temperature drop, people tend to feel more tired and sluggish, and there is an element of dread that occurs when one’s

Yes, You Really Can Eat Kiwi Skin

Taking a bite of a whole apple is a no-brainer—the skin is all shiny, colorful, and pretty! But a kiwi? That poop-brown, kinda hairy fruit? No, thanks. Apparently, that’s exactly what you’re supposed to do though. “Yes, it is safe to eat the skin of kiwi,” says Maggie Moon, R.D., and author of The MIND