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The Checkup: This Disgusting News Will Stop You From Ever Swallowing Pool Water Again 

• We all know swimming pools are filled with pee, but pool-induced diarrhea probably isn’t something you thought you had to worry about when hitting […]

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Fact: Your Showers Are Probably Way Too Long, Experts Say

I used to loathe showering just as much as I loathe anyone who unnecessarily takes up two subway seats during morning rush hour. I am well […]

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What You Should Be Doing in the Shower (But Aren’t)

Out of pure necessity, showering might be the most consistent beauty regimen anyone follows. I mean, you can get away without doing an exfoliating mask […]

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Do You Shower Right Before Bed?

Last week, we alerted you all to the fact that, despite the cozy feels a hot shower or bath may give you, you actually shouldn’t take […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Shower Right Before Bed 

A hot shower before bed is basically my nightcap. It just feels so great to scoot under the covers, freshly moisturized and oh so clean, […]

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The Checkup: Habits of Productive People That You Should Totally Steal 

• If your workweek is coming to a close and you feel like you only knocked out a quarter of the items on your weekly […]

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The Checkup: Noooo! These Common Bad Shower Habits Are Destroying Your Skin 

• Ack! If you’re anything like me, you’re making a number of these common shower mistakes, like rinsing your conditioner out of your hair after […]

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The Checkup: This Is the Germiest Thing in Your House (Prepare to Cringe)

• Well, this is upsetting: The germiest thing in your house, according to this microbiology expert, is your kitchen sponge. Ick! Apparently, we should all […]

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The Checkup: If You Shower for More Than 10 Minutes, You’re Doing It Wrong

• The other day, I took a shower that lasted about 15 minutes, and when I was drying off, my boyfriend remarked, “That’s the shortest […]

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5 Ways to Be Healthier Today That Require Zero Effort

We live in a world where people wear Snuggies, spend a good chunk of their lives watching How I Met Your Mother on Netflix and […]

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The Checkup: Should You Take Hot or Cold Showers?

• The type of shower you should be taking might seem obvious: A hot, relaxing one, duh. Because who wants to stand under a stream […]

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Why We Should All Be Taking Cold Showers

I always thought taking a cold shower was kind of like putting on a fur coat to take your dog for a walk in the middle […]