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Don’t Take Your Baby to a Chiropractor

If you have a baby, and if something is wrong with that baby (something always seems wrong), somebody will suggest that you take your baby to a chiropractor. Perhaps you will hear this recommendation even when nothing is wrong. Friends, do not take your baby to the chiropractor.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Organic Food Has Pesticides, Too

The Environmental Working Group has released their latest “Dirty Dozen” list of supposedly pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables. (This is a misleading list, as we’ve explained before.) You may be tempted to buy organic produce, as the EWG suggests, but guess what—organic produce is not pesticide-free.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Epsom Salts Make Baths Nicer but They Do Nothing For Your Muscles

If you’ve got sore muscles, slipping into a warm bath with Epsom salt feels amazing. This is almost entirely because you’re taking the time to make a nice bath for yourself and pay attention to your body that just did such hard work for you. The whole thing about it relieving soreness? Sorry, but nope.Read […]

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Orangetheory Does Not Have a Magic Secret to Weight Loss

If you’re the type to spend every Saturday with Lululemon stretched across your ass and a bottle of Smartwater® within your reach, you’ve probably heard of Orangetheory Fitness. The Florida-based franchise, known for the orange lighting of its high-tech workout spaces, is growing into an exercise trend bigger than…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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There Is Still No “Safe” Amount of Alcohol You Can Drink in Pregnancy

This week’s study on alcohol in pregnancy got spun both ways: light drinking is totally safe according to some some news stories, a definite no-no in others. Sorry, but this one’s a buzzkill. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Apple Cider Vinegar Isn’t the Miracle Elixir It’s Cracked Up to Be

Apple cider vinegar has been a multipurpose folk remedy for decades, touted as a disinfectant, a natural way to replenish skin and hair, and a superfood with all kinds of benefits. Science has backed a few of these purposes, for vinegar in general, but the observable results are pretty meh.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Justin Bieber beats his own streaming record as ‘Despacito’ becomes the most streamed song of all time

‘Despacito’ is now the most streamed track of all time, having hit 4.6 billion streams yesterday. Justin Bieber’s remix of Daddy Yankee and and Luis Fonsi’s track was released in January and has been labeled as 2017’s ‘Summer Anthem’ by many. ‘Despacito’ supersedes ‘Sorry,’ also by Bieber, which was the previous record holder at 4.38 billion streams.‘Despacito’ […]

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Sex, Poop, and Champagne Are Great, But Their Health Benefits Are Overrated

Welcome back to our health news roundup, previously What to Worry About This Week. We’ve renamed it to Dose of Reality because health news isn’t always giving you things to worry about. Sometimes it’s benefits, rather than risks, that are overhyped. This week we’re looking at studies that seem to hold the key to…Read more… […]

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What “Homeopathy” Is, And Why it’s Useless 

Echinacea is not a homeopathic remedy. Neither are essential oils, neti pots, or visits to the chiropractor. If you have a vague sense that homeopathy is outside the mainstream and that I’m about to pooh-pooh it, you’re right, but the weirdness goes farther than most people realize.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Just a Reminder: Alcohol Causes Cancer

For all the talk of “toxins” in our food, one definitely toxic substance you consume regularly is probably one you’re not even concerned about: alcohol. A new report shows that even one drink a day may increase your risk of breast cancer, although the risk is small.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Just a Reminder: Alcohol Causes Cancer

For all the talk of “toxins” in our food, one definitely toxic substance you consume regularly is probably one you’re not even concerned about: alcohol. A new report shows that even one drink a day may increase your risk of breast cancer, although the risk is small.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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