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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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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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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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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Watch This Amazing Child Get a Bilateral Hand Transplant

A child has successfully received two new hands.

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