Are you tired, fatigued, or exhausted? Here are 5 key differences, according to a sleep doctor

January 20, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC You’ve been dreaming about bed all day, the milky white, barely crumb-coated sheets and cloudlike pillows. You’ve been telling your co-workers, “I’m so exhausted,” like dying to nest up and get your beauty sleep. But if you actually hit the mattress and get to snoozing immediately, that terminology … Continue reading Are you tired, fatigued, or exhausted? Here are 5 key differences, according to a sleep doctor

What the first new moon of the decade means for your big-picture goals

January 19, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC Over the last few weeks, we’ve experienced some of the most intense aspects that this generation will see. With the Saturn and Pluto conjunction in Capricorn happening opposite a lunar eclipse in Cancer, deep-seated issues likely surfaced, inviting you to devote some attention to handling past issues. The … Continue reading What the first new moon of the decade means for your big-picture goals

We Sparknoted This Week’s Horoscope & These Are The Parts You Can’t Miss

January 19, 2020 at 08:02PM Aquarius season is all about pushing for change and collective action. Here are the AstroTwins' tips for kick-starting the season with a bang. Aquarius season begins this Monday, January 20. Make a wish—for yourself and the world at large! The sign of Aquarius pulls off a beautiful paradox, pumping up … Continue reading We Sparknoted This Week’s Horoscope & These Are The Parts You Can’t Miss

Cut your makeup routine down to a single step with these primer-foundation hybrids that last all day

January 19, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC If I’m taking the time to put on foundation (… which happens, at best, once a week) you’d better believe I expect it to last all day. Most makeup artists would tell me to prep my skin with primer in order to make that happen, but I’m generally … Continue reading Cut your makeup routine down to a single step with these primer-foundation hybrids that last all day

These sleek wearable weights take functional fitness to a whole new level

January 19, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC The quickest way to turn any move into an ab workout is to engage your core—this much we know to be true. But the quickest way to do the same thing for your arms and legs, sans dumbbells? Add a set of wearable weights. While the term “wearable … Continue reading These sleek wearable weights take functional fitness to a whole new level

The psychological reason why you can’t stop watching cooking shows

January 19, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Every time I go to my local nail salon, the communal TV is turned to The Food Network. As the technicians work away, massaging hands and painting nails, all eyes seem to be casually focused on Ann Marie Drummond making a farmers’ market breakfast or an old rerun … Continue reading The psychological reason why you can’t stop watching cooking shows

9 Signs It’s Time To End A Friendship (Because Sometimes You Just Have To)

January 19, 2020 at 01:15PMFriendships are a beautiful thing. Through them, we can experience a sense of safety, emotional reciprocity, and receive support for our ideas and accomplishments. When we surround ourselves with the right people, we feel supported, fulfilled, and nourished. Our friends can be part of our support system: the people we go … Continue reading 9 Signs It’s Time To End A Friendship (Because Sometimes You Just Have To)

All the questions you’ve ever had about hair conditioner, answered by trichologists

January 19, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC When I was younger I lived for those little L’Oreal Kids 2-in-1 shampoos with the little eyes and scales on them. I didn’t care about what kind of hair it was actually for, I just cared about the colors and smell. Someone please take me back to when … Continue reading All the questions you’ve ever had about hair conditioner, answered by trichologists

Does Exercise Really Build Strong Bones? Yes, But Not The Way You Think

January 19, 2020 at 11:08AM “If you run a young pig on a treadmill, the bones get bigger,” says Mark Hamrick, Ph.D., a muscle and bone researcher from Georgia. “But not an old pig.” And what’s true for pigs, alas, is true for humans as well. On the bright side, even though exercise can’t build … Continue reading Does Exercise Really Build Strong Bones? Yes, But Not The Way You Think

It’s Alive: This “Living Concrete” May Be The Future Of Green Buildings

January 19, 2020 at 01:12AM   Today in weird news we didn't expect to read: Researchers in Colorado have produced Franken-concrete. It's alive, and it may be the future of green buildings. Concrete is, quite literally, all around us. It, or versions of it, has been used since 1300 B.C., meaning even a trip to … Continue reading It’s Alive: This “Living Concrete” May Be The Future Of Green Buildings

This May Be The Secret To Resisting Temptation

January 18, 2020 at 11:21PM   Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have revisited a classic psychology test to see how working in pairs would affect the original findings of the marshmallow test. The original marshmallow test, if you're not familiar, was done in the 1970s at Stanford University. Children were given … Continue reading This May Be The Secret To Resisting Temptation

Real talk: How bad of an idea is the carnivore diet, anyways?

January 18, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC Just when you thought you’d seen every single conceivable diet trend throw its hat into the ring these past few years, people started Instagramming photos of their massive steak breakfasts and tagging #carnivorediet. In the polarity of the current battle between bacon-endowed keto and the plant-based movement, I … Continue reading Real talk: How bad of an idea is the carnivore diet, anyways?

Are White Claws Keto-Friendly? We Had To Get The Lowdown From An RD

January 18, 2020 at 09:03PM If last summer's national shortage wasn't enough to show how much people love this drink, we don't know what is. The world's favorite new drink, White Claw, seems to have taken the world by storm in the past year. It's one of the more popular brands of hard seltzer, aka bubbly … Continue reading Are White Claws Keto-Friendly? We Had To Get The Lowdown From An RD

Vitamin B Deficient? Starbucks Coffee Is Here To Help With A Healthy Add-In

January 18, 2020 at 09:03PM The newest coffee add-in isn't a trendy new alt-milk; it's good old-fashioned vitamins. If you ever have trouble remembering to take your capsules each morning but can't ever go without a cup of coffee, this might be really good news. On a post on their site this week, Starbucks teased some … Continue reading Vitamin B Deficient? Starbucks Coffee Is Here To Help With A Healthy Add-In

Pair this secret weapon with your dry shampoo to lock in moisture and fight split ends

January 18, 2020 at 08:00PM by CWC Dry shampoo is a true hero on those days you’re looking a little greasy but don’t have time to wash your hair. Which, let’s be honest, happen a lot more often than we’d all like to admit. The problem is while those products do a stellar job at … Continue reading Pair this secret weapon with your dry shampoo to lock in moisture and fight split ends

Fish Oil Supplements Linked To Better Reproductive Health In Young Men

January 18, 2020 at 07:06PM Mainly used as a source of omega-3s, fish oil is a popular supplement with benefits like lowering blood pressure, decreasing heart attack risk, and assisting treatments to diseases like asthma, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. According to a new study, we may be able to add a boost in fertility to … Continue reading Fish Oil Supplements Linked To Better Reproductive Health In Young Men

7 secrets to living a long, fulfilling life, according to people in their 80s, 90s, and 100s

January 18, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC Wouldn’t it be great if we could just know how to be the healthiest, happiest, and most fulfilled versions of ourselves? Of course, there’s something to be said for embracing the trial-and-error journey of finding what works for you, but we also have an untapped resource for discovering … Continue reading 7 secrets to living a long, fulfilling life, according to people in their 80s, 90s, and 100s

How Should You *Really* Be Cleaning Your AirPods? We Asked An Expert

January 18, 2020 at 05:04PM   Picture this: You’re showing off your shiny, new AirPods to a couple of friends, but as soon as you flip open the case, you notice a buildup of wax and dirt caked between the fine crevices of the pearl-white buds. A grotesque image, but you get the idea—earwax isn’t … Continue reading How Should You *Really* Be Cleaning Your AirPods? We Asked An Expert

You can spot treat skin dryness just like you can breakouts, according to derms

January 18, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC We often think about spot treatments in terms of fighting breakouts. But newsflash: There are also spot treatments for dry skin, too. Think about it: It doesn’t really make sense to apply a cream all over your face throughout the day if only certain parts of your complexion … Continue reading You can spot treat skin dryness just like you can breakouts, according to derms

Nitrofurantoin, Oral Capsule

Highlights for nitrofurantoin Nitrofurantoin oral capsule is available as both generic and brand-name drugs. Brand-names: Macrobid and Macrodantin. Nitrofurantoin is also available in an oral suspension. Nitrofurantoin oral capsule is used to prevent and treat urinary tract infections that are caused by certain bacteria. Important warnings Lung inflammation warning: This drug may cause lung inflammation. This is a … Continue reading Nitrofurantoin, Oral Capsule