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5 Reasons Why Your Crotch Itches

No one likes to talk about it, but at one point or another, you'll likely experience an itchy or irritated nether region. Find out what's triggering that vaginal itch and how to stop it.

4 Ways You Can Still Get Pregnant on the Pill

Are you putting yourself at risk of an unwanted pregnancy without knowing it? Find out what does-and doesn't-affect the Pill's ability to prevent pregnancy.

Ask a Scientist: Why Won’t My Ears Pop After a Flight?

The Scientist: Jens Ponikau, M.D., an otolaryngologist at the University at Buffalo. The Answer: When you’re on a plane in ascent, the air pressure in the cabin decreases as you climb. (There is a limit:...

5 Self-Massage Moves for Back and Neck Pain

You don’t need an appointment, a spa or even another person to reap the benefits of a massage. “When it’s not possible to get a professional treatment, you can relieve everyday aches and tension...
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7 Things You Do Every Day That Make You Age Faster

From slouching over your cell phone to skipping out on in-season foods, find out what's aging you and how to turn back the clock.

Why You Have to Pee in the Middle of the Night

That glass of water you guzzled before bed isn't the only reason you're making a beeline for bathroom at night. Turns out, your genes are to blame, too.

Ask a Scientist: I Have Vaginal Discharge Every Day. How Do I Know What’s...

The Scientist: Dena E. Harris, M.D., co-founder of SoHo OB/GYN, where she has been practicing since 1980; a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology; and a fellow of the International Society...
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Maybe You Get Sick Because of the Month You Were Born In: Study

Many of us already lean on the help of astrologists like Susan Miller for our love lives and careers. According to a new study, the month in which you are born could also reveal what to expect from...

35 Fascinating Facts About Your Brain in One Sentence Each

1. A quarter of the blood from each heartbeat goes straight to your brain.2. PET scans of the brain can detect early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms appear. 3. Drinking green tea improves working...
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Let’s Get It On: Men and Women Crave Sex at Different Times

Do you normally crave late-night sexy time or are you the type that wakes up ready to start the day with a bang? According to a new study, what time you want to have...