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  • 5+ Reasons for Sore Nipples in Men - Reasons Your Nipples Hurt 5+ Reasons for Sore Nipples in Men – Reasons Your Nipples Hurt close up on torso of dark skinned athletic male royalty free image 1600191344 364x205
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    5+ Reasons for Sore Nipples in Men – Reasons Your Nipples Hurt

    We’ve got news for you: It’s not just women who deal with nipple pain. Men can spend plenty of time wondering “why do my nipples hurt?” Guys can get not only sensitive nipples, but also bleeding, chafing, and other painful symptoms. Usually, there’s a reasonable (and totally innocuous) for it. Of course, these could also […] More

  • What Is Added Sugar? What Is Added Sugar? theres no better reward than water royalty free image 1600114971 364x205
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    What Is Added Sugar?

    Added sugar is everywhere in the modern diet, lurking in many unexpected foods we assume are otherwise healthy. That means we’re often eating the sweet stuff and don’t even know it. The fact is, 80 percent of the 600,000 consumer packaged foods in the United States have added sugar, according to Robert Lustig, M.D., Professor […] More

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    Switching from Contacts to Glasses Might Reduce COVID-19 Risk

    When to protecting yourself from the novel coronavirus, masks and hand washing are givens. But wearing glasses may help protect you, too. Back in April, the American Academy of Ophthalmology put out a statement suggesting this, and a new report, published in JAMA Ophthalmology, points to an interesting potential association between glasses wearing and coronavirus […] More

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    The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Youthful – Who Lives Well

    “ but once in a lifetime,” said noted old person Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Except that youth could last a lifetime. Youth considers how young you feel. And for this month’s edition of Metrogrades, we measured which U. S. cities best promote and encourage that feeling. Our team assessed 100 populous cities on age (naturally) but […] More

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    What Are Microaggressions and How Do They Impact Mental, Physical Health?

    Deandre Smith, a filmmaker from Chicago, remembers being one of two Black students in the Columbia College Chicago film program back in 2011. One of his professors, a “liberal, progressive white woman,” often pitted the two Black students against each other their work. Smith also says his professor once told him that Black men “are […] More

  • 23 Best Menstrual Cups Of 2020 - Menstrual Cup Reviews 23 Best Menstrual Cups Of 2020 – Menstrual Cup Reviews wh index 2000x1000 menstcup 1600181583 364x205
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    23 Best Menstrual Cups Of 2020 – Menstrual Cup Reviews

    I hear you: Menstrual cups are a little…unconventional, to say the least. Sure, they make much less waste and you can wear them for longer than you can a tampon. But they also require you to get a little friendlier with your vagina. And aren’t they messy, or so you’ve come to believe? It’s okay […] More

  • Why Does My Butthole Itch? 14 Reasons for An Itchy Anus Why Does My Butthole Itch? 14 Reasons for An Itchy Anus close up of an apricot on a red background royalty free image 970143190 1563375734 364x205
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    Why Does My Butthole Itch? 14 Reasons for An Itchy Anus

    Let’s not be coy here: Everyone has a butthole–and sometimes, buttholes get itchy. But before digging into why your butthole gets itchy, let’s clarify one thing: I’m talking about your itchy anus in particular–not your entire butt. (It’s kind of an important distinction, says WH advisor Samantha Nazareth, MD, a gastroenterologist who practices in New […] More

  • Coronavirus Deaths Pass 200,000 in the U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Pass 200,000 in the U.S. covid 19 200k deaths national guard medical examiner 364x205
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    Coronavirus Deaths Pass 200,000 in the U.S.

    Body count has long been the yardstick by which we measure calamity. There were the 58,000 U.S. lives lives lost in the Vietnam war; the 1,496 souls who perished on the Titanic. In the hours after the September 11 attacks, when the death toll was not known, then-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani famously said, “The […] More

  • study: women with dense breast tissue may benefit from regular mris Study: Women With Dense Breast Tissue May Benefit From Regular MRIs breast cancer MRI 364x205
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    Study: Women With Dense Breast Tissue May Benefit From Regular MRIs

    While there has been some controversy over when women should start getting mammograms, all experts agree that screening is an important first step in detecting breast cancers and treating them early. But for some women, that’s not enough. For the approximately 40% of women with dense breast tissue, and especially the 10% with extremely dense […] More

  • is working remotely bad for your health? Is Working Remotely Bad for Your Health? gettyimages 639910574 364x205
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    Is Working Remotely Bad for Your Health?

    Imagine rolling out of bed in the morning and, rather than racing to get out the door and into morning traffic, you could go for a run or make yourself breakfast. It’s the kind of daydream every chained-to-his-desk office worker has now and then. And for many, that daydream has become a reality. Following the […] More

  • are diets during coronavirus changing for the better? Are Diets During Coronavirus Changing for the Better? Time processed foods final squared 364x205
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    Are Diets During Coronavirus Changing for the Better?

    The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot about modern American life: how we work, socialize, and even how we eat. Dining out is a distant memory. But nutritionally, people weren’t exactly thriving in pre-pandemic America. “Before COVID-19 came along, it was increasingly clear that the diet quality and nutritional status of Americans was terrible,” says […] More