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B12 Shots: Should You Get One?
They’re safe. Whether you actually need one is another matter.By Markham Heid May 18, 2016
You Asked: Can Stress Cause Gray Hair?
"Speeds it up" is more accurate.By Markham Heid November 19, 2015
You Asked: Should I Wash My Hair Every Day?
It depends on your hair type, but a daily lather probably won’t cause much harm—thought it might prevent plenty.By Markham Heid September 23, 2015
You Asked: What Can My Pee Tell Me About My Health?
You’re flushing valuable data down the toilet.By Markham Heid September 16, 2015
You Asked: Can My Phone Kill My Car Battery?
What happens when you charge your phone but the car's not running?By John Patrick Pullen September 5, 2015
You Asked: Why Are My Hangovers Getting Worse?
As you age, your brain and body don’t recover so readily from a night of heavy drinking.By Markham Heid September 2, 2015
You Asked: What Is Ransomware?
How to avoid paying hackers to give your computer backBy John Patrick Pullen August 14, 2015
You Asked: Why Do I Blush So Much?
Blame the company you keep and the color of your skin, among other factors.By Markham Heid August 12, 2015
You Asked: Is It Healthy to Sweat A Lot?
If you’re hot, perspiration is normal—even lots of it. But there are other times when excessive sweating could be cause for concern.By Markham Heid July 8, 2015
You Asked: Do I Worry Too Much?
Frequent fretting is unproductive and not so hot for your health.By Markham Heid June 24, 2015
You Asked: Is It Better to Sleep In Or Work Out?
Sleep and exercise are both vital. But if you can’t seem to fit in both, you can sometimes substitute a little of one for a little of the other.By Markham Heid June 10, 2015
You Asked: Can I Scrape Mold Off of Food and Eat It?
Believe it or not, you can eat food with fuzz. But only when it comes to certain stuff.By Markham Heid June 3, 2015
You Asked: Do High Heels Actually Damage My Feet?
Yep. And the damage doesn’t end at your toes.By Markham Heid May 6, 2015
You Asked: Should I Do The Insanity Workout?
Expect results—though maybe not the ones you’d hoped for.By Markham Heid March 11, 2015
You Asked: What Can I Do When My iPhone's Battery Is Dying?
iPhone battery dipping dangerously low? Here's what to doBy Alexander Aciman March 11, 2015
You Asked: Why Can't I Eat Raw Meat?
Well, you could. But you’d be rolling the dice.By Markham Heid March 4, 2015
You Asked: Can I Use My iPad or Other Tablet As a Second Monitor?
Don't let your iPad sit unusedBy Alexander Aciman March 3, 2015
You Asked: Why Is My Scalp So Itchy?
It’s probably dandruff. But everything you’ve heard about dandruff is wrong.By Markham Heid February 25, 2015
You Asked: What Is Yik Yak?
This anonymous social media network is taking over college campusesBy John Patrick Pullen February 4, 2015
Winter vs Your Phone
Wintertime can be a big drain on your phone's batteryBy Alex Fitzpatrick January 29, 2015
You Asked: How Do Virtual Reality Headsets Work?
If it was a simple as strapping a video screen to your face, we’d all have iPhone visorsBy John Patrick Pullen January 23, 2015
You Asked: Is It Bad to Eat the Same Thing Every Day?
You can get away with eating the same things on loop. But you have to be shrewd about the foods on your grocery listBy Markham Heid January 21, 2015
You Asked: How Does 3-D Printing Work?
It’s sort of like an inkjet or laser printer, minus the paper jams, of course.By John Patrick Pullen January 16, 2015
You Asked: Can Smiling A Lot Really Cause Wrinkles?
The answer will make you frown (another expression that creates age lines)January 14, 2015
You Asked: What's the Healthiest Sweetener?
Why sweet and good-for-you might not go togetherBy Markham Heid December 24, 2014
Teeth Whitening: What's the Best Way?
Pearly whites are just a dentist’s visit away, but they’ll cost youBy Markham Heid December 17, 2014
You Asked: How Does the Internet Work?
Spoiler alert — it’s not a series of tubesBy John Patrick Pullen December 16, 2014
You Asked: Should I Go Paleo?
It’s more than a diet; it’s a way of life. Just ask a Paleo person.By Markham Heid December 3, 2014
You Asked: What Are Podcasts?
You’ve heard how addictive Serial is — but do you actually know what it is?By John Patrick Pullen November 26, 2014
You Asked: Does Laughing Have Real Health Benefits?
Your body could use a belly laughBy Markham Heid November 19, 2014
You Asked: Is Eating Dessert Really That Bad For Me?
Mixed news on the dessert front, but there's a cherry on topBy Markham Heid November 5, 2014
You Asked: Do Fruit Flies Come From Inside Fruit?
You might not love this answer—but getting rid of them is easy.By Markham Heid October 15, 2014
You Asked: Do Brain Games Really Improve Memory?
Unhand the crossword: it's not your golden ticket to a lifetime of quick wit and perfect recallBy Markham Heid September 24, 2014
You Asked: Should I Eat Before or After a Workout?
Experts answer the great exercise question of our timeBy Markham Heid September 17, 2014
You Asked: Why Do Mosquitoes Always Bite Me?
You’re covered with itchy red welts while your friends seem blissfully unbitten. What’s the deal with that?By Markham Heid September 10, 2014
You Asked: Can Computers Really Ruin My Eyes?
You spend most of the day staring at a computer, and your tablet or smartphone lull you to sleep at night. What does all that digital screen time do to your eyes?By Markham Heid September 3, 2014
You Asked: Why Are People So Addicted to Brutal Workouts?
Psychologists explain the appeal of extreme health behaviorsBy Markham Heid August 6, 2014
You Asked: Will Eating Before Bed Make Me Fat?
You’ve been told eating before bed is a no-no. But a little pre-slumber snack can help you sleep more soundly without packing on pounds—if you reach for the right foods.By Markham Heid July 23, 2014
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