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Thousands Sign Petition for Removal of London “Body Shaming” Ad Asking if Your Beach Body is Ready

Thousands Sign Petition for Removal of London “Body Shaming” Ad Asking if Your Beach Body is Ready

Big surprise: It turns out people don't like being shamed into feeling that skinny and toned is the only way to be. We're seeing a mass embrace of fuller figure models (and a growing demand to remove the term “plus-sized),...
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Hawaii Will (Hopefully) Become the First State to Raise the Smoking Age to 21

Any measure to curb smoking – especially among young people – is worthwhile. Hawaii is set to become the first state to raise the minimum age for smoking to 21 if a bill that has already been passed by lawmakers is signed into law by Gov. David Ige
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Scientists Discover Birth Control Pill Could Be Altering the Structure of Your Brain

The birth control pill could be altering your brain structure. Scientists at UCLA have found that women who take contraceptive pills experience thinner portions of the brain that are responsible for regulating emotions, which can lead to an increased risk of both anxiety and depression
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8 Spring and Summer Outdoor Workouts You Need to Try This Year

The days are getting longer, the layers are starting to come off, and the grey skies have finally lifted. This means one thing – winter is over. If you’re as excited about shaking off that cabin fever as we are, consider trying these outdoor workouts throughout the warm weather months
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These are the 8 Nutrients Science Says Will Help Keep Your Brain Healthy

Especially after all those wild nights in our twenties, we’re going to need all the help we can get when it comes to our aging brains. In all seriousness though, as we age, we inevitably experience a range of cognitive issues. Well, according to science, these eight nutrients can help
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There’s a New Eating Disorder that’s Stemming from an Obsession with Clean Eating

Like anything else in life, when it comes to “clean eating,” too much of a good thing could have detrimental effects on your physical and mental wellbeing. In fact, there’s even a term for it. And you might already know someone suffering from Orthorexia Nervosa
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