Why Living on a Noisy Street Can Make You Fat

Exposure to noise from traffic, trains and planes may be linked to a burgeoning belly, Swedish researchers report.

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When Selfies Are Bad For You (And When They’re Not)

Kim Kardashian may have published the first-ever book of selfies (yes, really, and it’s appropriately titled Selfish), but this weekend, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson broke the Guinness World Record for selfies, snapping 105 in three minutes with fans.

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What High Heels Are Really Doing to Your Body

Some Cannes Film Festival-goers were denied entrance to the famous gathering for—wait for it—choosing flats over high heels. But those flats-wearing women had the right idea: High heels can be hell on your feet. Here’s how to stem the serious damage they do (since, yeah, you’re probably gonna wear them anyway).

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You Can Actually Smell Happiness, According to One Study

As emotions go, happiness usually hides in plain sight: seen in a broad smile, heard in a raucous laugh, felt in a big hug. But new research suggests there may be a less obvious way to pick up on another person’s positive vibes: smell.

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Signs You Definitely Need to See a Doctor for That Bug Bite

Summer is fast approaching, along with its usual bonanza of bugs. Fortunately, most of those inevitable bites and stings aren’t serious.

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Meet the Woman With No Sense of Personal Space

She’ll stand abnormally, uncomfortably close to you without realizing she’s doing it.

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7 Things in Wine You Didn’t Know Were There (And How They Affect Your Health)

There’s a lot more to wine than just red versus white. An expert explains what terms to look for and how each one impacts your well-being.

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Plus-Size Model Tess Holliday’s Inspiring Message: ‘It’s All About Accepting Yourself’

The history-making model opens up about bullying and perseverance in People’s ‘2015 Body Issue.’

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The Surprising Health Risk of Being Pregnant With A Boy

A baby’s gender appears to affect a mother’s risk for diabetes during pregnancy — called gestational diabetes — and type 2 diabetes after pregnancy, a new study suggests.

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More Than 4 Million Americans With Full-Time Jobs Suffer From Anxiety Disorders

A new study finds that 4.3 million Americans with full-time jobs had an anxiety disorder in the past year.

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