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Pneumonia Vaccine: It Could Be a Lifesaver

Pneumonia Vaccine: It Could Be a Lifesaver

  Certain factions of the population—particularly the young and the elderly—can benefit from a pneumonia vaccine. © Areeyatm | Dreamstime.com Pneumonia is often relatively mild in healthy people, but…

What Causes Bad Breath? Our Answers Can Help Prevent Halitosis

What Causes Bad Breath? Our Answers Can Help Prevent Halitosis

There are few things more repugnant than dragon breath, especially when you’re dealing with a “close talker.” Even worse than being stifled by someone’s offensive mouth odor is…

Should You Avoid Bananas If You’re Trying To Lose Weight?

Should You Avoid Bananas If You’re Trying To Lose Weight?

By Korin Miller; Photograph by Freepik They’re full of sugar, but does it matter? One of the basic truths that everyone learns about healthy eating is that fruit is…

How Often Do You Need To Do Leg Workouts To See Results?

How Often Do You Need To Do Leg Workouts To See Results?

By Ashely Mateo; Photograph by Freepik Building strong, lean legs doesn’t take as much work as you think. Here’s the thing about leg workouts: When you’re moving…

What’s The Best Way To Tone Your Inner Thighs: Curtsy Lunge Or Lateral Lunge?

What’s The Best Way To Tone Your Inner Thighs: Curtsy Lunge Or Lateral Lunge?

By Racheal Schultz; Photography by Freepik  Figure out how to target that hard-to reach spot. There’s nothing like compound moves—squats, lunges, box jumps—to build strength and…

The Meal Timing Myth?

The Meal Timing Myth?

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I enjoy hosting random Q&A’s using the hashtag #AskBorn. Oftentimes this happens while in a Taxi, at the…

When a Teen Hangs With the Wrong Crowd

When a Teen Hangs With the Wrong Crowd

Friends play an important role in a teen’s life. While not being socially connected can leave a teen more prone to isolation and depression, having good friends can…

Pasta with Nduja & Bitter Greens

Pasta with Nduja & Bitter Greens

Author Notes: Pasta with a small amount of meat and greens (bitter or otherwise) is a classic southern Italian template, from Abruzzese sausage with broccoli raab to Neapol (…more) —Sara…

Papelón con Limón-Menta

Papelón con Limón-Menta

Author Notes: It is very odd to find actual lemons in Venezuela, so we refer to both lemons and limes as “limóns.” The name of this drink…

‘Green’ Buildings Could Still Be Emitting Hazardous Chemicals

‘Green’ Buildings Could Still Be Emitting Hazardous Chemicals

 Newly renovated low-income housing units in Boston earned awards for green design and building but flunked indoor air-quality tests, a new study shows. Researchers found potentially carcinogenic levels…