LIFESTYLE

Can we stop pretending love is beautiful?

As a fan of romance books and movies, I was bombarded by beautiful imagery of love from a young age. Suave men and stunning women danced under the stars or ate at sophisticated candle-lit dinners accompanied by orchestras playing. Sexy dances and picture-perfect kisses were the things love was made of. Men were the princes who rode in on stunning ...

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Sickle cell disease: Overview, symptoms, and causes

Sickle cell disease, also known as sickle cell anemia, is a group of disorders affecting the red blood cells in the body. How people understand sickle cell disease (SCD) has developed over time. In order to better understand the disease, it is important to take a look at the factors that influence sickle cell disease, as well as the effects ...

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11 amazing ways moms benefit from breastfeeding

While breastfeeding can be painful, tiring, and for some new moms, logistically or physically impossible, most experts agree that breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed newborns up to 6 months of age. That’s because it helps protect them from infections and allergies, provides the precise ratio of nutrients their growing bodies need, and it may even reduce the risk ...

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7 places she met the guy she cheated on you with

It’s an unfortunate part of life: Some people cheat. And, while no one wants to be the person who was cheated on, people have a sick fascination with what goes down during cheating, when it happens, and how it happens. Now, a new survey is looking to answer some of those questions. For the study, UK website Superdrug Online Doctor ...

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9 types of sex all married women will have

No. 7 is too real. 1. Way Too Sleepy Sex. Like, you’re so tired, but you’re also kinda turned on, and you know you won’t have time to do it in the next couple of days, so let’s see that ding dong, dude. 2. Scheduled Sex. It’s a thing and it’s nothing to be ashamed of, I swear! Better to ...

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Warning: These 16 everyday things pose huge health risks

Anti-bacterial soap Your cabinets are full of health products that can be hiding a dark secret: They pose a serious threat if you’re not careful. Anti-bacterial soap seems like the obvious choice to destroy bacteria on your hands but the caveat is it can create antibiotic-resistant organisms. The ingredient, triclosan, is used to prevent bacterial contamination. It’s in a lot ...

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How to look after your baby’s mental wellbeing from day one

Babies may not be able to tell us how they are feeling, but that doesn’t mean the range of emotions they feel is any less varied than adults. “Babies have the capacity to experience peaks of joy, excitement, and elation,” Clair Rees, executive director of the charity Parent Infant Partnership (PIP) told HuffPost UK. “They also feel fear, grief, sadness, ...

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Albinism: What do you see – My complexion or my person?

Indisputably, the first thing you see is my complexion but beyond that, I am a human being just like you. For decades now, Persons with Albinism experience high levels of stigma and are constantly ridiculed in our society. In addition to this, there are a lot of superstitious and misguided beliefs associated with albinism. Some people erroneously believe that albinism ...

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7 things your husband hates about you

It’s a gorgeous day today and I should be in a sparking, dazzling mood, but I’m not. My kids are sick and I just want to nap, but I feel like there’s a million and a half things to do. I can’t get motivated to do them, so instead of doing anything productive, I decided to ask my husband for ...

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