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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.


Wellness Brands Skirt FDA Rules to Push Shady UTI ‘Cures’ on Instagram

Promising cures or prevention is against the law for supplements, but at least one product believes it's skirting the line.


Don't Gnaw Your Way to Hotness

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


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.


New Study Casts Doubt on the Role of Oils in Vape Illnesses

The study was small, but involved biopsies of the lungs of people who had a history of vaping.


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 hospitalisation.


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???


Trump Wants to Ban Mango Juul Pods, But AR-15s Can Stay

The administration says vaping is a deeply concerning epidemic but is turning a blind eye to another, much more deadly health crisis: gun violence.


Six People Have Died from Lung Illnesses Linked to Vaping. Should You Quit?

Reports of six deaths and hundreds of illnesses linked to vaping THC and nicotine are scary. Here's what you need to know.