healthy living

The Stimulus Bill Allows Pretax Spending on Period Products, and It's About Time

The Stimulus Bill Allows Pretax Spending on Period Products, and It's About Time

While lawmakers have been negotiating a spending package to provide assistance for a variety of needs amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, there's one policy change you may not have
If Your Apartment Roommate Has Coronavirus Symptoms, Here's What a Doctor Says to Do

If Your Apartment Roommate Has Coronavirus Symptoms, Here's What a Doctor Says to Do

If a housemate has a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) or is showing symptoms, your living situation can get serious and stressful quickly. The virus spreads most easily in shared
In a Baking Mood? These Gluten-Free Banana Nut Muffins Have 6.7 Grams of Satiating Protein

In a Baking Mood? These Gluten-Free Banana Nut Muffins Have 6.7 Grams of Satiating Protein

If you love oatmeal but don't have the time to sit down to spoon it into a bowl, these gluten-free, high-protein cinnamon-spiced muffins are the next best thing. They taste perfectly sweet thanks to
Expand Your Practice Beyond the Mat With These Yoga Books

Expand Your Practice Beyond the Mat With These Yoga Books

After you finish your YouTube class, expand your practice even more by diving into these yoga books. The following reads pinpoint a wide range of yoga topics - from breathwork to food to recovery -
Confused About the Coronavirus? Here Are the Basics You Should Know, According to Dr. Fauci

Confused About the Coronavirus? Here Are the Basics You Should Know, According to Dr. Fauci

From social media to the news, there is a lot of information being spread about COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus. To help you filter out fact from fiction, we recommend following
11 Signs You May Have Alcohol Use Disorder, and When You Should Seek Help

11 Signs You May Have Alcohol Use Disorder, and When You Should Seek Help

Enjoying a glass of wine at dinner or a few drinks on the weekend is usually no cause for concern; many people can drink in moderation and continue to live happy, successful lives. Some people,
Quarantine vs. Self-Isolation: An Infectious-Disease Expert Explains the Difference

Quarantine vs. Self-Isolation: An Infectious-Disease Expert Explains the Difference

Depending on where you live right now, you most likely have some sort of guidance in place to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. In fact, according to The New York Times, at least 200 million
What You Need to Know About Refilling Your Prescriptions During the Coronavirus Outbreak

What You Need to Know About Refilling Your Prescriptions During the Coronavirus Outbreak

In the weeks since the coronavirus began sweeping the globe, people have taken to buying everything from toilet paper to canned foods in bulk, necessarily or not. But many Americans are equally
Should You Avoid Taking Ibuprofen For COVID-19? The World Health Organization Weighs In

Should You Avoid Taking Ibuprofen For COVID-19? The World Health Organization Weighs In

With so much information - and misinformation - out there about the coronavirus (COVID-19), you may understandably be confused about how to treat your symptoms if you get it. There's been some
I'm Coughing and Wheezing - Do I Have Seasonal Allergies or the Coronavirus?

I'm Coughing and Wheezing - Do I Have Seasonal Allergies or the Coronavirus?

With warmer weather comes spring allergies, so how can you tell if your symptoms are caused by pollen or the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)? We asked board-certified pediatric and adult allergist Katie
4 Food-Safety Tips For Handling Groceries Right Now

4 Food-Safety Tips For Handling Groceries Right Now

During the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have to be more careful than ever with not spreading germs, and one thing to be hyperaware of is how you handle groceries. In any food's journey
4 Food-Safety Tips For Handling Groceries Right Now

4 Food-Safety Tips For Handling Groceries Right Now

During the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have to be more careful than ever with not spreading germs, and one thing to be hyperaware of is how you handle groceries. In any food's journey
Sick of the Same Meals? Get Creative in the Kitchen With These 3 Healthy, Delicious Recipes

Sick of the Same Meals? Get Creative in the Kitchen With These 3 Healthy, Delicious Recipes

Since being stuck indoors for the last few weeks, I've been doing a lot of two things: cooking and looking through photos of the good ol' days when travel was a given. Cooking in particular has been
Is Hand Sanitizer as Good as Soap? And More Questions Answered by a Handwashing Expert

Is Hand Sanitizer as Good as Soap? And More Questions Answered by a Handwashing Expert

Handwashing is important every day, but it's especially crucial during a pandemic like the novel coronavirus to help keep you and others safe. "The simple act of handwashing with soap is still the
What to Do If Social Media Is Causing Anxiety Right Now but You Can't Stop Scrolling

What to Do If Social Media Is Causing Anxiety Right Now but You Can't Stop Scrolling

My daily Twitter scrolls are becoming a minefield. I mentally brace myself every time I log on, because in any given five-minute scroll, I'll pick up a mix of useful information from my local
Looking to Combat Stress and Fatigue While Working From Home? Set Some Boundaries

Looking to Combat Stress and Fatigue While Working From Home? Set Some Boundaries

Working from home can be as challenging as it is comfortable. Sure, there's no rushing out the door or fighting morning traffic, but it can feel like you're always at work - and that can be exhausting
Is Your City or State Considering a Shelter-in-Place Order? Here's What to Expect

Is Your City or State Considering a Shelter-in-Place Order? Here's What to Expect

The coronavirus lockdown varies from state to state and even between counties and cities. While some officials are encouraging social distancing, others are mandating "sheltering in place" in order to
I'm an Anxious Person, and After Years of Fearing the Worst, I've Actually Never Felt Calmer

I'm an Anxious Person, and After Years of Fearing the Worst, I've Actually Never Felt Calmer

Having lived with anxiety and depression for much of my life, I've always been convinced that I'd fall apart if something truly terrible ever happened. I've spent a lot of time worrying about
Feel More Relaxed and Rejuvenated With These 17 Calming Products Under $30

Feel More Relaxed and Rejuvenated With These 17 Calming Products Under $30

If you've been running on E lately and feeling extremely stressed, it's probably a sign that you need to slow down and show yourself some TLC. A few of our favorite ways to destress and relax are
You Can Still Go Outside While Social Distancing, but You'll Need to Take Some Precautions

You Can Still Go Outside While Social Distancing, but You'll Need to Take Some Precautions

Being asked to stay at home can be challenging, particularly if you're dealing with a lot of nervous energy right now. With the 24-hour coverage of the coronavirus growing more unsettling every day,