How New Recommendations on Perinatal Depression Might Change Your Next Prenatal Appointment

It's estimated that up to one in seven pregnant people will experience perinatal depression, depression that develops during pregnancy or after childbirth. Now, a government task force has come up with new recommendations they say can drastically help lower those numbers. The new recommendations come from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). To formulate […]


10 Aloe Vera Uses You Might Not Know

Shave closely LightField Studios/Shutterstock Since aloe vera is incredibly hydrating, it makes a great natural alternative to traditional shaving gels. Razors glide smoothly, cutting back on razor burn or nicks, and as an added bonus the aloe vera’s natural moisturizing properties also prevent skin from drying out, according to a test of common aloe vera uses. […]

Food & Nutrition

Bad News, Coffee Drinkers: You Might Be a Psychopath if You Like Your Coffee Black

Shannon DonohueDec 14 Do you prefer your morning joe sans cream and sugar? Research says you’re probably a psychopath with sadistic tendencies. SHUTTERSTOCK If you’ve ever been on a coffee date with someone who chose black coffee over the typical indulgent caffeinated creation, you might want to take your latte and run. Apparently, you might be on […]


Gentrification Might Improve Health For Neighborhoods But Not For Cities

While academics have spent decades examining how gentrification ― the phenomenon by which upwardly mobile newcomers move into working class neighborhoods, prompting rising rents and cultural changes ― affects housing prices, the economy and crime, research into how gentrification affects residents’ health and well-being is comparatively sparse.  A new study, which found a link between […]