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10,000 Steps Is a Bullshit Goal

More exercise is better than less, but beyond that, there’s nothing special about taking 10,000 steps each day. That goal may have started with a popular Japanese pedometer of the 1960s named manpo-kei, the “10,000-step meter.” It was…

What days can you get pregnant?

When trying to conceive, it can be helpful to know when ovulation occurs and when a person is most fertile. Some people may wish to track their fertile window to avoid pregnancy. Females are most fertile within a day or two of ovulation,…

5 of the Best Apps to Help Manage Anxiety

Anxiety is a rapidly rising epidemic. Fortunately, technology has been quick to catch up, and with around 40 million American adults experiencing the disorder, there is an abundance of apps and aids you can turn to when worry gets…

5 Key Benefits of Vegan Protein Sources

If you’re a vegan, you have probably been ridiculed by your parents and friends. Many non-vegetarians and non-vegans are often concerned that you won’t meet your dietary needs. In a society that consumes so much meat, it’s hard for people…

Autism Can Mask the Warning Signs of Suicide

Nearly every Sunday since he was 7, Connor McIlwain had panicked about going to school the following day. The noise of barking dogs or crying babies, the demands of school, and the constant fear of being exposed to one of his phobias was…