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‘End Acne’ Campaign Emerges As Gold Standard For Acne Treatment

This article was produced in partnership with T1. Let’s face it (no pun intended), clear skin is important to everyone!  But accessing a dermatologist has always been challenging. Perhaps even more challenging was the ability to afford the right prescription medication.  This is why Board-Certified Dermatologist and Fellow of the American Board of Dermatology Christopher […]

How Chef Simon Kim Is Shifting Gears During the Pandemic

Front-line medical workers and grocery store check-out people have borne the greatest brunt of the COVID-19 crisis. Restauranteurs have always been a little more heart than head. After all, running a restaurant is an uphill climb in good times, what with slim margins, high rents, expensive moving parts, lots of employees, and all the other […]

5 Lower Body Workouts for Your Quads and Calves

You’ve heard this before, but it bears repeating: Powerful legs are the key to true fitness. Mirror muscles may look great in selfies, but if that bulky upper body is supported by a couple of toothpicks––your athletic functionality is severely compromised. To help you build a well-rounded physique, we’ve put together five lower body workouts […]

The Latest (Alarming) New Stat on Global Warming

Four-hundred percent. That’s the potential increase in people experiencing “heat stress”— the body’s inability to sufficiently cool itself through sweating—in the next 80 years, due to global warming, according to a Rutgers University report. Approximately 1.2 billion people will suffer from heat stress by 2100 without a major shift in environmental policy. For access to […]

How Music Can Lead to a Better Workout

If you’re searching for that extra kick-in-the-seat to get through your treadmill session, try music. Not just any music though: Listening to faster-tempo tunes between 170 and 190 beats per minute (bpm) was found to have the greatest effect on getting people’s heart rate up while lowering their perceived effort, according to a recent study […]

The Best Way to Relax Tight Hamstrings Isn’t to Stretch

Are your hamstrings perpetually wound tight like coils? Sports physiologists at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse have the remedy for tight hamstrings: Foam rolling three times a week for 3×20 seconds per leg significantly improved flexibility without reducing athletic performance. Contrast that with static stretching, which “is like ripping Velcro apart,” says study author John […]

How Air Pollution Can Contribute to Obesity

It’s bad for your lungs, your skin, and your longevity. Now, it turns out, air pollution is also crap for your physique. A new study from the University of Colorado, Boulder, finds that people who live in areas of heavy ozone air pollution are more likely to develop a poor gut bacteria (aka “microbiome”) mix—one […]