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7 “Healthy” Habits You Didn’t Realize Were Damaging Your Teeth
These habits are good for your health—but bad for your pearly whites.
Touch Might Just Be the Most Important of All 5 Senses—Here’s Why
The world's leading neuroscientists agree that human contact is vital for our health, wellness and...
This Is the Recipe for the Absolute Perfect Apology
Sometimes, it takes more than just "I'm sorry" to make things right.
Hiccups Can Be a Sign of This Deadly, Life-Threatening Condition—Here’s Why
One day, this university student had the hiccups. About a week later, she couldn't see...
This Is What It’s Really Like to Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Yes, there is such thing as worrying too much—and it might be a sign...
QUIZ: How Much Do You Really Know About Weddings?
If you get 8/11 of these wrong, you might need to go to more weddings.
10 Social Media Tips Every College Applicant Needs to Know
More and more college admissions officers are looking up applicants on social media—and yes,...
You Won’t Believe the Incredible Effects That Keeping Hens—Yes, HENS—Has on These Folks
It’s a surprising way to combat loneliness and make new friends.
This Couple Is Working to Save Europe’s Last Great Forest Wilderness
Illegal loggers are slowly tearing down the forest, destroying the landscape and habitats. This couple...
This Family’s Epic Vacation Story Is Proof Off-Season Travel Is Underrated
This mother-daughter duo was skeptical about vacationing in Greece in November, but a simple attitude...
The Hero Who Risked His Life to Save 32 Tourists from Burning Bus
Olav knew the smoke could be deadly to the trapped tourists, so the former firefighter...
Can Two People Make Themselves Fall in Love with Each Other?
Twenty years ago, Dr. Arthur Aron developed 36 questions that made two strangers fall in love...
Should You Join a Clinical Trial? One Woman Did, and She’s Now Cancer-Free
Answers to common questions and what you need to know.
Not Your Ordinary Pets: These Heroic Stories Prove Animals Are True Life-Savers
Did you ever imagine an animal could save your life? Meet some four-legged friends who’...
An Annual Ski Trip Turned Into a Quest for Survival
Despite their extraordinary wilderness skills, the Finnish couple were in grave danger.
Why Are Kidney Stones So Painful? Two Patients Share Their Hellish Journeys
One in 10 of us will likely develop them, so it’s important to know their...
Don’t Blame Politics for Your Anxiety. The Real Root of It Is the Fear of Being Unneeded.
Why pain and indignation are sweeping through prosperous countries.
New Laser Technology Is Set to Make Going to the Dentist a Lot Less Miserable
Get a sneak peek at the new treatments that should make a trip to the dentist a lot better.
Attention, Couples: 6 Ways to Become a Better Listener—and Strengthen Your Relationship
Fights are unavoidable. These communications skills can help you and your significant other work things...
The Nasty and Dangerous Reality of Shingles
One in three adults over 50 will develop this painful condition.
She Was Fighting Cancer—but Her Treatment Triggered a Completely Different Disease
Angeline suffered from chest pain and a fever. When she kept getting sicker and sicker,...
8 Easy (and Scientifically Proven!) Ways to Look Smarter
Fool others about your intellect…or are they fooling you about theirs?
Sun Exposure Is No Joke. You Need to Get Your Skin Checked ASAP
Decades of exposure come at a price. Now’s the time to be vigilant.
There’s Science Behind Why Some Couples Look Like They’re Related
Research into how we choose our mate reveals some surprises.
Meeting Mother Teresa Completely Changed My Life—and We Barely Spoke
When I met the now canonized saint in her home, she looked small and weak....
ER Doctors Couldn’t Figure Out Why This Man Had Awful Headaches. Can You?
Sometimes, symptoms can be misleading—and that's when the trouble starts.
Flying Economy Class? Get Ready for Some Serious Upgrades
Economy class is going to be a lot more comfortable.
How a Group of Retirees Pulled off the Biggest Jewelry Heist in British History
They pried open the elevator doors to the open shaft. Then one or more of...
A Violent Storm Tossed This Fisherman into Eight-Foot Waves, Alone, Without a Lifejacket. But He Refused to Die.
Damian knew he couldn't get back onto his boat, but he also knew he couldn't...
She Has One of the Fastest High School Running Times in the Country. She Also Has Tourette’s.
Amaris Tyynismaa used to debilitated by the tics from her Tourette syndrome. All that changed...
This Grandmother Beat Breast Cancer with a Groundbreaking 20-Minute Treatment
Imagine a cancer treatment that requires zero recovery time and no major surgery? Well, it's...
I Was Seconds Away from Drowning in My Own Car—Until I Did This to Survive
"Cold water rushed into the cab of my truck, with only a little time left,...