Topic: Health

Sex on the Wire: Sex Gives You Better Pee Control, Improves Your Sense of Smell, And Curbs Headaches

Sex on the Wire: Sex Gives You Better Pee Control, Improves Your Sense of Smell, And Curbs Headaches

As if you needed any, here are 34 reasons to have sex that result in various other benefits for women. Justify that mid-day romp knowing that it did double duty: it felt good and slowed the aging process. (AOL Health)

Do you think it matters how many sexual partners you’ve had? (The Frisky)

Get with the times, online daters! New study shows that white online daters rarely date black people. (YourTango) More »

5 Ways To Survive Holiday Limbo

5 Ways To Survive Holiday Limbo

What do you call this nebulous period between Thanksgiving and Christmas break? The December Slump? Vacation on ice? Finals? Whatever name you choose to give it, this in-between time between breaks always sends us into a funk. Post-turkey but pre-presents: these two weeks or so of early darkness, cramming for work/school, and general blah-ness can be a real killer if you don’t know how to deal. Here are our 5 simple steps for making your holiday limbo a little more cheery. More »

Four(Square) Your Health!

Four(Square) Your Health!

This article was originally posted on Lemondrop.com.

Finally, the motivation you’ve been looking for to really start doing that “fruit and vegetables” thing — a new badge on Foursquare.

We know, we know, you’ve been overlooking the health of your colon so you could be Mayor of Claudia’s Chicken Shack, but now you can be rewarded for shopping at your local farmer’s market. More »

Memoir: I’m Not Your Typical Vegan

Memoir: I'm Not Your Typical Vegan

What do you think of when you hear the word “vegan”? A straight-edge hardcore kid with neck tattoos? Your hippie aunt who never married and lives in Northampton with five cats? That willowy girl from your high school who ate only lima beans? How badly you want to eat a steak right now?

Personally, it makes me think of getting a snack, because it describes all the food I’ve eaten for the past seven years. That’s right, I’m one of those people. After I get some hummus and pita from the fridge, I will tell you how I, an otherwise hedonistic person, got this way. More »