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7 Dirtiest Things You Touch Every Day

We all know that germs can make us sick — from the cold virus that zaps our energy to bacteria like E. coli or salmonella that throw our stomachs for a loop. Germs, or microbes, are tiny organisms that live all around us, in the air; in the soil and water; and on food, plants, and animals (including on and in our bodies). Most germs

These 5 Foods Do Weird Things to Your Body

Ever wonder why you feel gassy after eating certain foods? Or why your pee sometimes smells funny? Just as what you eat can impact how you look and feel, the foods you consume can also

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11 Signs You’re Way Too Dehydrated

Dehydration is the condition in which the body loses more water (whether through sweating, urinating, or breathing) than it takes in. The fluid needs to be replaced, or the body

5 Signs of Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder

Major depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern (MDD-SP), formerly known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a type of depression that usually happens in the winter when there’s reduced sunlight,

10 Signs Your Kidneys Are in Big Trouble

Most people don’t think much about their kidneys until something is really wrong. Considering they’re you’re built-in detox machines, you might want to pay closer attention to these fist-sized, bean-shaped

10 Signs You May Have a Food Intolerance

“A food intolerance is a digestive problem that results after eating a particular food or food group,” Jim White, RDN, ACSM EX-P, Owner of Jim White Fitness and Nutrition Studios,

6 Silent Signs of Gastritis

Gastritis is the inflammation of your stomach lining. Gastroenterologist Taruna Bhatia, MD, medical director of hepatology at CarePoint Health System, explains that if your stomach is burning or aching, you

6 Signs You Have a Mosquito Bite Allergy

Summertime brings with it many gifts—longer days, warmer weather, beach trips…oh, and mosquitoes. While these tiny flying insects are simply a nuisance for most, for other people who experience allergic

6 UTI Symptoms Every Woman Should Know

In addition to menstrual cramps, birth control side effects, and even pregnancy complications, tack this onto the list of painful health issues many women unfortunately deal with: urinary tract infections

10 Subtle Signs of Mono You Shouldn’t Ignore

The virus responsible for infectious mononucleosis (commonly known as mono) affects about 90 percent of the population worldwide, and most commonly strikes teenagers and young adults ages 15 to 30.

10 Signs of Age-Related Eye Problems

Regular eye exams are the very best way to avoid vision problems, even as you grow older. If you haven’t had an eye exam in over a year, schedule a

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