The #8 Cause of Death Among Men

The #8 Cause of Death Among Men

CW: The following post discusses suicide, specifically in how it affects men. Due to the nature of the topic, some readers may find the information triggering or upsetting. In 2019, suicide was one of the top causes of death among men in the United States, coming in...

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Quick, Low-Effort Summertime Snacks for Kids

Quick, Low-Effort Summertime Snacks for Kids

During the school year, you've got feeding your kids down to a science. Whether your habits involve school breakfasts, packed lunchboxes or afternoon snacks, you know exactly what you're doing. It’s a well-honed system, right?  But then summer hits. And all of...

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11 Myths About Skin Cancer

11 Myths About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer affects more people than any other type of cancer. And because it’s such a “commonplace” cancer, you may not worry about it very often. People tend to think of skin cancer as no big deal. This disease isn’t harmless, though. It can do real damage. It’s...

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The Perils (& Positives!) of Being Left-handed

The Perils (& Positives!) of Being Left-handed

Left-handed people die sooner than their righty counterparts, correct? Nope, not so fast! Luckily for all the lefties out there, current research is busting the myth that left-handers are doomed to earlier deaths. There are fewer lefties among older generations...

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How to Assemble a Proper First Aid Kit

How to Assemble a Proper First Aid Kit

Accidents happen. You take a tumble down the stairs late at night, your kids get a bad bug bite while playing in the woods, or an ambitious kitchen concoction gets the better of you.  From twisted ankles to deeper-than-expected cuts, life presents a wide...

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Travel Tips for a Post-Vax Summer

Travel Tips for a Post-Vax Summer

As the school year winds down, the weather warms up and the end of the last year’s health crisis looms ever more brightly on the horizon, Americans are starting to look forward to possible vacations. If you’re among those looking forward to a more typical summer this...

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9 Easy, Low-Cost Date Nights for Summer

9 Easy, Low-Cost Date Nights for Summer

You've heard the expression "Happy wife, happy life," right? Although it sounds a little silly -- and maybe more than a little sexist -- there's actually some truth to the idea behind it. People with happy spouses, in fact, tend to live longer.  If you want to...

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You Think What You Eat

You Think What You Eat

You are what you eat, right?  Well, actually, yeah -- to some extent, anyway. It turns out there's quite a connection between how you fuel your body and how your brain works. That means the right diet could help support your mental wellness. On the flip side,...

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