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Jessamyn Stanley says yoga is for every body

Jessamyn Stanley doesn’t have a stereotypical yoga body, but frankly, that’s irrelevant. The 29-year-old self-proclaimed “fat femme” has nearly 300,000 followers on Instagram, where she shares photos of herself mastering the gamut of yoga poses, curves be damned. And...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:10am

Getting an IUD: What to consider

Following Trump's win on Tuesday, you may have seen a trend on your social media feeds: many women are talking about getting IUDs (intrauterine devices) in the next couple months before the president-elect's January inauguration. And it’s not just online chatter: representatives...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:17pm

Don't be squeamish about getting tested for colon cancer

Dylan McKay had a colon cancer scare three years ago.In 2015, a test revealed that Luke Perry, who played the “Beverly Hills 90210” heartthrob in the early 1990s, had precancerous growths. The now 50-year-old actor recently became an advocate for colon cancer awareness in an effort to encourage...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:03am

Pence breaks tie in Senate vote on Planned Parenthood funding

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence made a rare journey to Capitol Hill on Thursday to break a tie in a Senate vote to roll back federal funding for family planning and reproductive health.In a 51-50 vote, senators advanced a resolution to kill a rule aimed at keeping federal grants flowing to clinics...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:37pm

Tracy Anderson Method, Body by Simone and more of the best online workouts

Welcome to the world of online fitness. Whether you’re new to working out — and the thought of squatting and lunging in a room filled with three dozen svelte athleisure-wearing pseudo-athletes is daunting — or you’re just too busy to make time to attend classes IRL, there are now a number of ways...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:35pm

The self-help sites that actually work

With the exorbitant costs of health care, many of us first turn to the internet for answers and advice before dealing with the headache of finding a doctor, calculating copays and deductibles. There’s no end to information online addressing self-improvement and health topics, from how to lose...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:33pm

‘Biggest Loser’ nutritionist Cheryl Forberg shares weight loss tips for spring

Common sense would tell you to eat less if you’re trying to lose weight, but eating more of the right kinds of foods could be the answer. Cheryl Forberg, registered dietician and nutritionist for “The Biggest Loser,” says one way to shed pounds is by increasing your veggie intake. Vegetables are...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:33am

Here's what really happened to Alexander Skarsgard's penis on 'Big Little Lies'

On last night's episode of HBO's "Big Little Lies,"watchers simultaneously rejoiced — and winced — when Celeste (Nicole Kidman) hit her abusive husband Perry (Alexander Skarsgard) with a tennis racket in the dick.In the aptly named episode “Burning Love,” Celeste rebuffs Perry’s advances because...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:11am

7 healthy foods that are secretly not

Whether you’re going paleo, gluten-free, losing weight or just trying to eat right for a long life, it can be tough weeding through the grocery aisles as packages promise good health (and a butt that looks great in your jeans).Before you make your healthy choices, take a look at our list of seven...

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 6:09am

How common is it to fake an orgasm?

Let’s just admit it: Sex sometimes takes too long. Or maybe your partner just isn’t doing it for you that night. When you decide you’ve had enough (thank you very much), what do you do? Probably fake an orgasm.And you aren’t the only one.A recent survey asked 1,000 Americans and 1,000 Europeans how...

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 5:17am

You're probably stretching wrong

With our hectic schedules, making the time for regular exercise can be challenging. But even if you’ve found a way to fit in that after work spin class or wake up early for that morning run several days a week, if you’re not properly warming up and cooling down, your efforts might be self-defeating...

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 1:04am

Amid Republican opposition, Trump's health care bill pulled from House vote

Friday was the day President Trump had hoped to see his health care plan begin the journey toreplaceObamacare.But given the intense opposition from some House Republicans — whose votes the president desperately needed —The American Health Care Act was pulled from its scheduled vote Friday afternoon...

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:31pm

Are you overdoing it in spin class?

The music is pumping, the sweat pouring down your forehead, and you're dead set on reaching the finish line. Legions of men and women swear by indoor cycling classes, thanks to the calorie-torching intensity and addictive rush of endorphins. But while hitting the bike is often praised for its low...

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:13pm

Trump supporter feels ‘betrayed’ by health care plan

Kraig Moss, aka the “Trump Troubadour,” was one of Donald Trump’s staunchest — and most vocal — supporters while the businessman was running for president.Moss put his life and business on hold, even stopping his mortgage payments, to sing his support while stumping for Trump on the campaign trail...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:01pm

Small mistakes that are sabotaging your diet

You might have all the best intentions when it comes to weight loss, but between confounding studies (chocolate is never going to be the key to shedding pounds!) and brands spending millions on marketing to convince you that their fat, calorie, and sugar filled products — which they've shrewdly...

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 11:44am

Ask Mount Sinai: How do you know if you have kidney cancer?

We know that we’re supposed to perform regular self-exams for our own health. Doctors advise women to check their breasts once a month for lumps and irregularities and encourage everyone to use sunscreen and regularly check their skin for bumps and marks. That being said, there aren’t tests for...

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 11:39am

Six degrees of sexual separation and the randiest colleges

Ah, college. A time to reinvent yourself, meet new people, make new mistakes… but one mistake you don’t want to make is having sex without protection.You know that whole “you’ve slept with everyone your partner has slept with” logic? There could be a way to know your numbers and see how your...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:07pm

How do you know if you’re a sex and love addict?

At the end of Season 1 of the Netflix comedy "Love,"Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) tells her sort of boyfriend Gus (Paul Rust) that she’s a sex and love addict. While they remain involved in Season 2, which premieres today, it’s not an easy path, with Mickey navigating the ups and downs of their...

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:30am

Riders unite to fight rare cancers at MSK's Cycle for Survival

Though you may know someone battlingthem, brain, pancreatic, ovarian, thyroid, leukemia, lymphoma and countless other cancers are still considered rare forms of the disease.While they make up roughly 50 percent of all cancer diagnoses combined, theresearch on many of them is“drastically underfunded...

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:27am

Why are Americans having less sex?

Lovemaking. Banging. Sleeping. Nookie. Whoopie. Procreating. Knocking boots. F-dash-dash-dashing. No matter what you call having sex, you’re doing it less, America.According to a new study released in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, adults in the U.S. are having less sex than they did 25 years ago...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:58am