When I was 20 years old, I started using the Nuva Ring for birth control. Within three months I was hospitalized for a pulmonary embolism, which meant there were large blood clots blocking a major artery in my lungs. I was lucky the doctors caught it soon enough before it turned into a heart attack
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I can’t remember the last time I lifted weights with shoes on. For the past year and a half, I’ve been doing all my strength training barefoot, and although I get strange looks from some people at the gym, I never let it stop me. It may sound counterintuitive at first, since shoes are meant
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If you look at the ingredients on a package of gummy bears — even organic ones — you’ll see expected things like corn or brown rice syrup and sugar. But you’ll also see something called gelatin. Seems innocent enough, but its source might surprise you. Gelatin is a yellowish, odorless, and nearly tasteless substance that
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Converse One Stars were cool in 1974, and then again in the mid-’90s—now we’re guessing they’re about to have another moment. Why? Millennial pink, of course. (Nike just had the same idea.) Converse teamed up with rapper Tyler, The Creator for the Converse x Golf Le Fleur collection, a range of four new shades of
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Emily Ratajkowski (of female activism, Instagram, and ab crack fame) is adding another notch to her modeling belt. Today DL1961 announces that she’s the face of its fall 2017 advertising campaign shot at the Plaza Hotel in New York by photographer Boo George. Courtesy of brand Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “Emily truly is the
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