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People have a lot of opinions about their armpits. Some wear deodorant (which masks the smell of sweat), some wear antiperspirant (which minimizes the production of sweat), and some wear...

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Time for another news roundup, and this week's is a good one. We've got the latest from the founder of OKCupid, a celebration of big (and little! and everything in between!) butts, and...

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Last night's season three premiere of The Mindy Project certainly lived up to our (extremely high) expectations for Mindy and Danny as a couple. [Warning: Spoilers ahead! You...

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In honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month in September, several brands and organizations are working to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for the disease, a deadly form of cancer...

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One in four women experience domestic violence during their lifetime, according to the Allstate Foundation—that's more than...

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As any new mom can attest, pumping breast milk can really suck—and not in the right way. Science to the rescue! MIT recently announced it will be holding a "...

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Nearly half of American adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, according to a new report from the American Diabetic Association (ADA)—almost one in every two people over the age of...

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Love puppies and hate cancer? Then you're in luck, as you may soon be able to turn to Doggie Howlser, M.D., as one way to detect cancer early on, when it's most treatable. The ...

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These days, we're told our precious phones will give us anxiety—and that we are addicted to them. But, a recently-released app claims to make our phones a source of goodness in the world...

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Don’t throw away those cheap shades from the kiosk—they are just as good at protecting your eyes from UVA and UVB rays as their high-end counterparts, according to a...

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