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Inside The Biggest Loser: Did Contestants Suffer Metabolic Damage?

Imagine spending months on national television losing massive amounts of weight only to gain it back later. The show “The Biggest Loser” has aired for 17 seasons and continues to shock viewers when they see contestants shed half their body size in just a few weeks. Many of the “Losers” drop the pounds by exercising 8 hours . . . . Continue Reading


How Drugs Affect Women’s Fertility

By now, most know the health implications of abusing drugs. However, how do those drugs affect a women’s fertility?  Researchers have found that men’s fertility are affected by drug use through the sperm. The sperm can be regenerated through staying clean. Women, on the other hand, have a host of side effects. Unlike men, women . . . . Continue Reading


Painkiller Addiction Relapse Risk Linked to Age

Adults young and old are being affected by opioid addiction and unfortunately, those older may have a tougher time. According to a recent study, older populations who suffer from opioid addiction have a higher chance of relapsing on opioid medications. In fact, the study concluded that each year older you are when you first start . . . . Continue Reading


Does Social Media Really Lead to Depression?

The negative implications of social media use continue to be a heavily debated topic. Now, researchers believe that excessive social media use can lead to depression. While social media has been linked to negative psychological effects for quite some time now, this is the first study to actually associate a correlation between social media and . . . . Continue Reading


Medical Marijuana to Treat Menstrual Cramps?

With several states in the country legalizing marijuana, either medically or recreationally, many are trying to get their hands on the expanding market. Whoopi Goldberg has been a long-time advocate of marijuana use. In an interview to Vanity Fair, Goldberg announced that she plans to launch a medical marijuana line to treat menstrual cramps. The . . . . Continue Reading


7 Habits of Highly Ineffective People

In my course of doing research, I’ve stumbled about countless articles that reveal how to be successful, break habits and reach our career aspiration. Recently, I finally ran into an article that did the exact opposite. Instead, it explained the seven habits of highly ineffective people. Sometimes it helps to see things from our perspective. . . . . Continue Reading


Demi Lovato Celebrates Four Years Of Sobriety

Demi Lovato has always been candid about her struggles with addiction and eating disorders. In the past, she has spoken out to the media about her insecurities and the ups and down of her recovery from substance abuse, bipolar disorder, and bulimia. Fortunately, these days the singer has something to feel proud of: her four . . . . Continue Reading


Today Is International Women’s Day 2016: Here’s How the World Is Celebrating

“I am woman, Hear me roar!” Today is International Women’s Day of 2016! All across the world, countries are taking part of International Women’s Day in a variety of ways. This day was created to celebrate the achievements of inspiring women across the globe.  International Women’s Day started back on February 28, 1909, when across America, women . . . . Continue Reading


Can Pregnancy Reduce PTSD Symptoms?

Pregnancy is hard enough, but what about women who experience post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms? Must be even worse, right? Not exactly.  Actually, a new study reveals that for most women, pregnancy does not worsen PTSD. In fact, pregnancy might actually reduce PTSD symptoms in many expecting mothers. These effects do not occur in everyone,  though. . . . . Continue Reading


Aquaholism: Can You Really Be ‘Addicted’ to Water?

We have all been told how beneficial drinking water can be for our health, but apparently they are people taking that advice to a whole new level. A recent article explored the concept of water addiction. Now, most will be skeptical that such an addiction really exists. Is it really possible to be addicted to water? . . . . Continue Reading