Health News

What does it mean when your gums are white

We all want our teeth to live up to the standard of pearly whites (and there are some fairly easy ways to get some white teeth of your own), but the same principle most definitely does not apply to our gums. It’s important to remember that pink gums are healthy gums, even though these tissues can […]

Kids Health

The Average Teacher Salary In Your State May Surprise You

School funding is a hot-button topic, and many people (rightly) are quick to point out when teachers are forced to work second jobs or fundraise to buy much-needed classroom supplies. But is more school funding the cure-all? HeyTutor, an online tutoring company, crunched the numbers around school performance and funding. Using publicly available data, the […]

Health Problems

Brush your teeth to protect the heart

Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Previous research suggests that poor oral hygiene leads to bacteria in the blood, causing inflammation in the body. Inflammation […]

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This Scorching Hellset Will Light Your Abs on Fire

When you’re working your core, you don’t always have to isolate one single muscle to get focused results. Sometimes, attacking multiple muscle groups can be just as challenging. This maneuver from Men’s Health fitness director Ebenezer Samuel, C.S.C.S. takes major focus on your positioning and contracting your abs. The decline situp hellset will burn you […]

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5 Reasons Your Feet are Weirdly Swollen

Your shoes are really bugging you. You look down, and the feet that were their normal size this morning are weirdly swollen? What’s going on? Swelling—or technically, edema, the medical term for swelling due to fluid accumulation—can wind up in any body parts, but it’s often most notable in the legs or feet. Swollen feet […]

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Blast Your Arms and Abs Anywhere, Anytime

Men’s Health/Eric Rosati When you’re in the middle of a busy travel schedule or short on time at home, you might not be so concerned about hitting every single muscle group possible when you exercise. Your workouts become more about maintaining your mirror muscles and getting a quick sweat on with the time and space […]