Is Facebook Messing With Your Self-Esteem? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

The great social media and mental health debate continues, thanks to a new study out this week that looked at young women’s use of Facebook and their risk for risky dieting. Learn to tell when it’s time for you to take a break from social media.

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The Surprising Facts About Tonight’s Blue Moon

Tonight, if you look up in the sky, you’ll find a rare sight—one that occurs “once in a blue moon.” As in, you’ll actually get to see a “blue” moon. But it won’t actually be blue. Confused? Let us explain.

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What Drives Trophy Hunters Like Walter Palmer?

What motivates Palmer and other trophy hunters, as they’re called, to fly thousands of miles and spend tens of thousands of dollars, all for the sake of killing an animal like Cecil?

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11 Beauty Products From the ’90s That Have Stood the Test of Time

It’s always fun to mock the ridiculous beauty trends we loved in the ’90s (feathered bangs, anyone?), but the Last Great Decade deserves some more respect.

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The Science of Why You Crave Comfort Food

It’s not just because these foods are tasty. It’s because they make us feel less alone.

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What Is Legionnaires’ Disease? All About the Germ Causing the New York City Outbreak

An outbreak of this infectious disease in New York City made news this week. But what is it?

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Being a Teen Athlete Linked to Longer Life for Women, Study Finds

Women who exercised or played sports as teens have a lower risk of premature death from cancer or any other cause much later in life, new research shows.

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This Is How Much Longer You Should Stand Each Day to Get Health Benefits

Sitting too long may be hazardous to your health, even if you exercise regularly, Australian researchers report.

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3 Sports Bras That Caitlyn Jenner (or Anyone) Would Love

“Now I know why girls need sports bras,” Caitlyn Jenner quipped during a friendly tennis match shown on her new docu-series Sunday.

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How Kate Winslet Talks to Her Daughter About Body Positivity

The Oscar winner dishes on becoming a role model.

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Google Can Now Tell You When Your Gym Is Too Crowded

Use Google’s new feature, and you might never wait for a treadmill again.

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Move of the Week: Perfect Lunge

Lunges are a low impact body-weight move that tone your butt, hips, and thighs, but doing them wrong can be bad news for your body.

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Lena Dunham’s Inspiring Take on How She Learned to Love Running

“I’m not about to embrace that triathlon life but it’s a true joy to continue getting more connected to my body and its powers.”

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All About the Weight Loss ‘Balloon’ The FDA Just Approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a temporary, implanted balloon device for weight loss may have many wondering how — and how well — it works.

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Doctors Often Miss This Rare Infection That Causes Back Pain

People with back pain that doesn’t improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest.

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The Surprising Treatment That Cures Swollen, Itchy Mosquito Bites

This drugstore product can help stop that itch.

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These Are the Aphrodisiacs That Might Actually Work

A new review of the research looks at which purported “aphrodesiacs” might work, which ones definitely don’t, and which ones may actually cause harm.

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