Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Acne

Acne, zits, pimples, blackheads, whiteheads... It doesn't matter what you call them, they're all horrible, amirite? They always show up on your doorstep like an unannounced family member, making you look horrible to your...

Study Finds that Laughter Supports Weight Loss

The results are in folks: If you increase the laughter in your life you can lose weight! Ok, it's not THAT cut and dry. Weight and health status are influenced by a billion different factors. The...

Sorry Vegans, Cats are Carnivores

Let's get one...thing...straight.  Cats are obligate carnivores. For those of you who don't know what that means, it means this: "An obligate carnivore is an animal that must eat the tissue of other animals in...

Pink: If Sexism Was a Color.

According to marketing geniuses out there, women are little, itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, young girls. You would think that the blindingly obvious marketing stereotyping would be limited to the children's toy section in toy stores. But...

Get Rid of Dandruff Forever

According to commercials from the late '60s, if you have dandruff it can turn you into a social pariah, doomed to wander the earth alone, flaky, and miserable. This is evidenced by the video gem...

Imposter Sugar Substitutes

One of my closest friends is a self-confessed sugar addict. This man could polish off an entire Costco-sized box of Snickers and not even bat a diabetic eyelash. For his birthday, my friend purchased...

Why It’s Not Your Fault You’re Overweight

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past couple years, you most definitely have heard of Nicole Arbour and her infamous "Dear Fat People" rant.  If you haven't, here's a video summing...

Spot Fad Diet Products in Seven Steps

Back in 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a new law-enforcement initiative that will allow them to seriously crack-down on all the fad diet products flooding our shelves. It's their attempt to control...

Collagen Supplements: Worth the Price?

If you're reading this, you've probably heard about how collagen supplements are going to keep you youthful, flexible, and as spry as a young deer. The marketing folk behind collagen supplements must be geniuses,...

Your Poop: What’s the Scoop?

Poop is the new pee when it comes to the medical community. Dr. Oz owes his success to talking about it, it's not just for the Germans anymore, and it even has cute little...