What if a meditation app didn’t ask you to focus on your breathing? What if you didn’t have to listen to someone’s voice telling you what to think about? A new meditation app, Sway, takes a different approach.
In these divisive times, a new controversy emerges: is Starbucks’ limited-edition unicorn frappuccino fun and exciting, or a dangerous sugar bomb? It’s a little of both. It’s a slightly watered down milkshake.
Stopping at a drive-thru can kill a healthy diet. But there are less-bad options on fast food menus, and Gwyneth’s latest newsletter suggests a few. Surprisingly, their picks are healthy and most won’t result in you starving to death. Here’s a breakdown.
I’ve been doing that pull-up program we posted two weeks ago, and guess what? It works. At the beginning, I could do about half a pull-up, and now I can get my nose up to the bar. I also more than doubled the amount of time I can hang from the bar with my arms flexed. Here’s how I did it.
A new form of male birth control, Vasalgel, is tantalizingly close to human trials—but we’ve heard that story before. Let’s take a look at some of the contraceptives for dudes that are languishing due to lack of funding.
When an app says it counts calories, we assume it actually does. Same if it promises to alert you about interactions between drugs and supplements, or if it says it can tell you what’s going on this week in your pregnancy. But the makers don’t have to back up any of these claims.
When you find that tick on yourself—or worse, on your kid or on a loved one’s hard-to-reach body part—don’t reach for the matches. Check out these six myths about ticks, so you’ll know what not to do.
Victims of car accidents can end up replaying disturbing memories in their minds. But these intrusive memories, one aspect of post-traumatic stress disorder, may be preventable. All you have to do, according to a new study, is play Tetris after the accident.
Last Tuesday, I ate some green beans, a Clif bar, and one homemade sous vide egg bite. That’s 500 calories. I swear I don’t have an eating disorder—it’s just how you do things on this diet I’ve been trying. On Wednesday I was back to my regular 2000-ish calories and feeling fine.
Most of us can agree that eating your veggies is a good thing on the nutrition front. Still, simply knowing that vegetables are good for you isn’t enough to suddenly turn disgust into undying love for broccoli. But give veggies a proper chance with these tips and you might just learn to love ‘em.
“Essential benefits” disappeared last night from the health care bill that aims to replace the Affordable Care Act. If it passes, health insurance plans would no longer be required to cover maternity care. Or hospitalization. Or emergency care. Or prescription drugs. That means these circa-2010 terrible health plans could make a comeback!