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At-Home DNA Testing Kits May Give You Unreliable Health Information

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies like 23AndMe and AncestryDNA that try to predict health issues are sometimes downright wrong, according to a new study.


The 'Wellness Influencer' Lifestyle Can Be a Gateway to Disordered Eating

The corner of the internet that chronicles meticulous diets and “clean eating” regimens is still a petri dish for orthorexia.


Don't Gnaw Your Way to Hotness

Jawzrsize capitalizes on one of the myriad ways the internet has made us feel terrible about our bodies.


An Indian Man Found Out All His Organs are On the Wrong Side of His Body

Jamaluddin went to the doctor complaining of stomach pain, only to find out that his heart was placed on the right side of his body, while his gall bladder and liver were on the left.


Bodybuilding Is Cashing in on All the Women Doing Squats at the Gym

One of the biggest amateur competitions in the world will feature a "wellness division" that focuses on the lower body.


Both Parents’ Drinking Habits Matter When They’re Trying to Have a Baby

Reproductive health has long focused on the pregnant person's behavior—but their partner's lifestyle is important, too.


Yes, Men Get Breast Cancer

Beyoncé's father, Mathew Knowles, shared his diagnosis in an interview with "Good Morning America" to shed light on a rare, but very real, health risk lots of men face.


How to Eat Healthy When You're Tired, Sick, or Just Lazy

Chronic health conditions, mental illness, or just plain lack of energy can sap your ability or willingness to take care of your health; here's how to help yourself.


Skin-Bleaching Products Are Unsafe and Racist

Skin-lightening cosmetics are in the spotlight once again after a California woman's hospitalization.


Cardi B’s Period-Stopping Cocktail Wouldn’t Be Worth the Stomach Ache

The rapper shared the questionable concoction she drank in order to put it on Offset for the first time.


How Many Times a Week Should You Be Pooping?

Will Smith recently said he "can go three days without it"—it being pooping. Is that in any way OK???


Going to the Gym Sucks. How Do I Do It Anyway?

Staying motivated to take care of yourself feels like a lot of work; how is everyone going to the gym every day of every week of every year?