author Charlotte Hilton Andersen
author Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Charlotte Hilton Andersen, (she/her) is an award-winning journalist, who has been covering health, fitness, parenting, relationships, and culture for many major outlets, both in print and online, for 16 years. She's the author of two books and also acts as a freelance editor and ghostwriter. She has appeared in television news segments for CBS, FOX, and NBC. Charlotte graduated from Utah State University with an M.S. degree in science information systems and a Master's degree in science education. She teaches fitness classes in her spare time. She and her husband have 5 children and live in Denver.
From wondering, "why am I so aroused lately?" to craving a workout, here are some strange signs that can clue you in to your fertile time of the month.
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Hundreds of Americans are dying from pregnancy-related causes every year, and most of their deaths are preventable, according to data from the CDC.
"By passing this bill, we are underlining the importance of consent," tweeted the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom.
Follow these simple steps to add make your workout routine more exciting with an insanely fun circuit training routine.
Apparently, men and women feel their horniest at totally opposite times of day, according to a surprising survey.
Bored with your usual routine? Good news: You can turn almost any series of exercises into a Tabata workout. All you need is 4 minutes.
From your birth control to that new shirt, there are lots of reasons why your sweat might smell.
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Low-level laser therapy promises fat reduction without surgery. Like any fat-loss treatment, it has its pros and cons.
Gut bacteria play an essential role in regulating your mood, protecting your immune system, and getting the most nutrition out of your food—here's a simple way to give them a boost
From your birth control to that new shirt, there are lots of reasons why your sweat might smell.
Low-level laser therapy promises fat reduction without surgery. Like any fat-loss treatment, it has its pros and cons.
Gut bacteria play an essential role in regulating your mood, protecting your immune system, and getting the most nutrition out of your food—here's a simple way to give them a boost
It's been called "dangerous, illegal, and fraudulent" by the FDA.
Nail biting does far more than ruin your fresh manicure—from bacterial infections to lip warts, these gruesome truths will inspire you to nix the habit for good.
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Birth control isn't just a women's issue or an American issue—it's a human rights issue. Here's how you can help women worldwide get the contraceptives they need.
Women are more likely to have chronic pain, more likely to be prescribed opioid medications, and more likely to become dependent on them, a new study finds. Here's how you can avoid this scenario.
Today the drugstore chain announced a new plan to limit opioid drugs in an effort to fight the epidemic of overdose-related deaths in America.
Plus: What steps to take if someone's snooping through your phone.
Looking for a good reason to eat some chocolate today? (Always.) Chocolate just might give you a brain boost!
When it comes to winning the war on body image and self-love, we often think of moms on the front line. But your dad is right there encouraging you and loving you just as you are.
There's a surge of a deadly tick-borne virus this summer—and it has nothing to do with Lyme disease.
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An internal document shows the administration's plans to cut the popular birth control mandate.
The CDC released a scary new report linking a sharp rise in the deadly infection with the use of heroin in the country.
Because we don't just get our bodies from our moms, we also get our sense of body-acceptance.
Buying 'The Dress' doesn't need to be terrifying. In fact, it might help you love your body even more.
An organization in the Netherlands is counseling women about their options.
Science, not silence.
Simply having a dog in your house might help protect you against obesity—and not just because of all the walks.