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Erin Coleman

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8 Celebs and the Unusual Obsessions That Help Them Stay Camera-Ready

Celebrities aren’t immune to unusual health and fitness obsessions. In fact, they can be even more prone to it, due to outside pressure to ... Read More »

Gynopedia Plus 3 More Essential Health Resources for When You're Traveling

Need some health-related material to read about while traveling, or want to be better prepared in case of a medical emergency while abroad? If so, ... Read More »

Why You Should Be Working out Like a Ping Pong Champion (and How to Do It)

You may not think of playing ping pong (also known as table tennis) as exercise, but surprisingly a ping pong champion workout is perfect for ... Read More »

How Dangerous is the Radiation from My Microwave

Have you heard about microwave radiation, but aren’t sure if this is something you should be concerned about? You’re not alone. Too much ... Read More »

Wingardium Vinyasa: Get Fit with Harry Potter Yoga

You’ve probably heard about the many benefits of yoga, and Harry Potter may be just what you need to get inspired to hit the ... Read More »

10 of the Tastiest Healthy Snacks from Trader Joe's

A privately held neighborhood grocery store chain based out of Monrovia, California, Trader Joe’s has hundreds of stores nationwide. This fresh food grocery chain ... Read More »

8 Unsolved Medical Mysteries

Medical mysteries may be more common than you think — and while intriguing, can be traumatic for patients suffering from mysterious illnesses. Some medical phenomena could ... Read More »

The Bald-Faced Truth: Everything You Need to Know About Fighting Hair Loss

Baldness is all too common in the U.S., and is mainly due to hereditary factors. While many people embrace being bald, for others baldness ... Read More »

Is Adult Swaddling Right for You?

Swaddling isn’t just for babies anymore, as some adults are taking part in this new Japan-based trend. Adult swaddling, similar to tight swaddling of ... Read More »

Why You Need Flip Flops for the Gym Shower

Ever notice many gym-goers put on flip flops or sandals before hitting the showers? There’s good reason for this common (or not-so-common depending on ... Read More »

The Playlists That'll Jump Start Any Workout Routine

Fueling your exercise routine with the right music can make or break a workout. That’s why having the right playlist (that will jump start ... Read More »

10 Things Your Body Does That Science Can't Fully Explain

Science can’t explain everybody structure or function — at least not yet anyway. There are some things your body does that don’t necessarily make ... Read More »

Your Life Expectancy Is Shorter Than You Think

Age is just a number, but the healthy years you’ll live may be shorter than your actual life expectancy. Quality of life becomes just ... Read More »

Is St. Ives Really That Bad for Your Skin?

You may have heard that St. Ives, or other exfoliant skincare products, are bad for your skin. But as with anything you hear about or ... Read More »

How Your Body Decays by Decade

Slowly and surely your body begins to age, and before you have time to blink a decade has passed. Knowing about the normal aging process ... Read More »

11 Surprisingly Common Causes of Death (and How to Avoid Them)

Everybody dies from something, but the most common things that cause death might surprise you. That’s why knowing what these causes are, and what ... Read More »

8 Beach Workouts to do While on Vacation

Just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean you have to skip working out. And, when you’re staying by the beach why not ... Read More »

How to Workout Like a Pro Wrestler

Are you getting bored doing the same monotonous workout day after day? Then it’s time to change things up so you don’t get ... Read More »

Distinguishing Between Autism and Social Anxiety

Autism is on the rise, but just because you or your child might be uncomfortable or awkward in social situations doesn’t mean autism is ... Read More »

Ways Pregnant Women Lower Risks for Birth Defects

Birth defects are every mother’s worst nightmare, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says about 3 percent of all babies born in ... Read More »

How to Eat Like an Athlete

Getting your diet on track will help you excel in sports in no time, and significantly improve your workouts. The trick is to get the ... Read More »

5 Nutrients You May Be Deficient In

Many Americans are deficient in at least some essential nutrients, which can lead to serious health problems in some cases. If you’re feeling extra ... Read More »

5 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Diabetes

Diabetes rates in the U.S. have been on the rise, and diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death, according to the American Diabetes ... Read More »

6 Protein Shakes That'll Turn You Into a Morning Person

Whether you need a quick boost of energy when you’re on the go, a meal replacement to shed pounds or gratifying post-workout nourishment, protein ... Read More »

The Reality of Dealing With Concussions

Because concussions can cause permanent damage, they should not be taken lightly. While you can’t always avoid head injuries, concussions are serious and need ... Read More »

7 Ways to Curb a Food Addiction

Are you tired of overeating but not sure how to kick the unhealthy habit? Do you find yourself unable to shed pounds, or are gaining ... Read More »

How to Include Desserts in a Weight Loss Diet

While eliminating sweets is usually beneficial for weight loss, giving up desserts is no easy task. But adding treats back into your meal plan after ... Read More »

These Are the Most Important Nutrients During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a crucial time to make sure you’re getting all the nutrients your baby needs, and doing so helps prevent developmental problems and ... Read More »

10 Fat-Burning Exercises You Can Do at Home

Fortunately, you don’t have to hit the gym or use expensive exercise equipment to do fat-burning exercises from home. Such workouts come in handy ... Read More »

5 Reasons You're Having Food Cravings

Food cravings can be beneficial when your body is telling you which nutrients it’s lacking, but cravings can also lead to junk food binges ... Read More »