5 Reasons You Experience Weight Gain During Your Period

Like most things menstruation-related, the feeling that your period may cause weight gain isn’t all in your head. In fact, there are several physiological and psychological reasons why menstruation adds pounds that may last longer than the week of your period. The good news: With some knowledge of the why and how, you don’t need […]

The One Thing You Should Do Before Exercising Outside

It’s always a good day to exercise—but when it comes to fitting in a workout, some days are better than others. About two out of every five people in the United States are exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to the (ALA). Among the biggest offenders: particle pollution (or microscopic irritants) and ozone—a […]

U.S. puts 3-D mammograms to the test

WASHINGTON — A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray — and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer. It’s the latest dilemma in a field that already vexes […]