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This Is Why I Haven’t Been Sleeping Lately — How About You?

I’m writing this post to distract myself from the fact that my second pot of coffee isn’t quite done brewing yet. I’m pretty much operating […]

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The Checkup: How Your GrubHub Addiction Could Be Good for You — Really!

• In amazing news from the world of science: A new study found that when we order food through a digital platform, we are less […]

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The Checkup: How You Should Be Washing Your Hands (You’re Definitely Doing It Wrong) 

• If you’ve been slapping some soap on your hands, rubbing them together for a few seconds, rinsing, and calling that a good wash, we’ve […]

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The Checkup: The Everyday Item You Definitely Need to Clean — Now

• Fact: Your earbuds — you know, the headphones you stick into your ears — are probably disgusting. According to a germ expert, you should be […]

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The Checkup: How to Make a Wine Smoothie — Yes, a Wine Smoothie

• “Wine slushies?” you ask? Yes: This is a fruity drink that people apparently consume come warm weather. And many of the recipes only call for […]

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The Checkup: The Gross Reason You Shouldn’t Go to Bed with Wet Hair

• Going to bed freshly showered is like waking up on a Saturday morning and realizing you don’t have to go to the office: It […]

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The Checkup: The 5-Minute Ab Workout You Can Definitely Fit Into Your Day 

• If you’ve got five minutes (c’mon, you’ve got five minutes), you’ve got time for this no-equipment ab workout. You’ll thank us later. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

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The Checkup: Is This the New Lemon Water?

• Rose water, said to reduce inflammation and anxiety and improve digestion, seems to be taking lemon water’s place as the healthy person’s flavored H2O. Just don’t […]

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The Checkup: Why You Should Drink Coffee Right Before Sleeping

• Apparently, weirdly enough, coffee is the key to getting a great nap in. It takes 20 minutes for caffeine from a cup of coffee […]

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Study: If You Only Get This Many Hours of Sleep a Night, You Might As Well Not Be Sleeping at All

I get it, the new season of House of Cards was recently released and you have to catch up before you’re the person screaming at everyone to shut […]

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The Checkup: What You Should Be Doing Before You Get Out of Bed in the Morning 

• If the first thing you do when you wake up is roll over, check your email then shed a tiny tear at the thought […]

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The Checkup: Why You Twitch and Wake Yourself Up Right as You’re Falling Asleep

• The pre-falling-asleep twitch is the absolute worst. It’s called a hypnic jerk, and oddly, experts don’t know exactly know why it happens — but […]

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Huge Percentage of Pennsylvanians Don’t Get Enough Sleep

Are you yawning right now? According to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there’s a good chance you are. Last […]

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The Weird Nightly Ritual That Helps Keep Me Sane 

My new nightly routine involves brushing my teeth, washing my face, and massaging my feet with magnesium oil. Is that last step weird? Maybe — […]

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The Checkup: How to Make Buffalo Wings You Won’t Regret Eating

• The Super Bowl is headed our way, which means there are probably some Buffalo wings in your future. For some wings you won’t regret, […]