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What's the Difference Between a Food Allergy and Food Intolerance? Here's What Most Americans Don't Know

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Take Our Poll: Why Don't You Work Out?

Although there are a million reasons why you should head to the gym regularly—it helps keep your weight in check, boosts energy, improves your mood and even helps combat certain health conditions—sometimes exercise just isn't on the top of your already lengthy to-do list. We want to know what's keeping you from fitting exercise into […]

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Migrants Don't Pose A Threat To Public Health. That's Just Racism, Report Says

The world’s immigrant population doesn’t pose any notable risk to public health and, in fact, contributes to many of the health services in countries they migrate to, despite dire claims by right-leaning politicians and a rise in xenophobia, according to a study released Wednesday. The report, the result of a two-year commission by University College […]

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Disgust Is An Evolutionary Impulse, But Don't Let It Drive Your Politics

Rotting food, uncovered sneezes and dirty bathrooms can all trigger a reaction so powerful it’s physical: wrinkling your nose in disgust.  It’s an instantly recognizable facial expression. “Disgust is widely thought to be one of the basic emotions,” said Daniel Kelly, an associate philosophy professor at Purdue University who studies disgust. “It’s a piece of human […]

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15 Behaviors We Don't Always Recognize Are Self-Harm

15 Behaviors We Don’t Always Recognize Are Self-Harm was originally published on The Mighty. By Juliette Virzi When people talk about “self-harm,” they’re usually referring to self-mutilation behaviors like cutting. But cutting is not the only way people self-harm — in fact, sometimes self-harm doesn’t “look” like self-harm at all. Mighty contributor Catherine Renton wrote […]