Daily Archives: March 1, 2017

The Genetic Reason You’re Drawn to Certain Guys

How many times have you gone on a blind date with a guy who seemed perfect on paper (i.e., according to his profile, or your matchmaking friend’s review)—but in person, your chemistry could only be described as … crickets?  It could be your (or his) DNA, suggests a new study published in the journal Human… Read More »

Why Thousands of Women Are Getting Plastic Surgery Down There

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect the latest statistics. It’s shocking but true: One of the hot trends in plastic surgery right now is labiaplasty, a procedure to trim the vulva’s inner lips, aka the labia minora. (Add this to the list of things you shouldn’t do to your vagina.) According to statistics from… Read More »

Warning: Do Not Mix These Supplements

Be cautious of these combos Even the most common supplements can have surprising interactions with drugs and other supplements.  “Things that are natural are not necessarily safe,” says David S. Seres, MD, director of medical nutrition and associate professor of medicine at Columbia Medical Center. He explains that much of the reasoning for taking different… Read More »

This Simple Thing May Indicate You’re at Risk for Dementia

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.  Older adults who begin sleeping more than nine hours a night might want to talk to their doctors about their increased need for shuteye: A new study suggests that it may be an early sign of dementia. But that’s not to say that every parent or grandparent who starts… Read More »