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Which Are The Best Airports To Travel Through?

Perhaps you have always wondered about the best airports to travel through. Interestingly, there is a Reddit thread exactly about this that has become a topic of conversation and opened the eyes of many travelers. The thread is almost like a complete airport guide because it even includes discussions about the lowest rated airports in the world. There is very little to enjoy at airports; in fact, most of us have more horrific airport experiences than comfortable ones. Redditors around the globe were asked to rank the best airport for visiting, and the question that popped up was simple and clear: “Pilots and Flight Attendants, which airports do you love and which ones do you hate?” The question led to the accumulation of 5660 responses.

Your cash in this tax-advantaged account is going, going, gone

Flexible spending accounts allow workers to stash pretax dollars into an account and use them for eligible medical expenses. In 2019, you can save up to $2,700 in this account, a $50 increase from 2018. Generally, you use the money by year-end or you lose it. Certain employers grant workers a grace period of up to March 15 to use the prior year’s balance.

Do Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Really Increase Cancer Risk?

The internet is abuzz today with worries about the latest tech-fad-turned-health-hazard, with headlines warning that wireless headphones—like Apple’s trendy AirPods—are a potential source of cancer. And yes, articles claiming that the little white devices could “pump radiation into your brain” certainly caught our attention. But before we freak out too much, let’s look at all the facts.

Every Question You Have About CBD—Answered

There’s no question that CBD is the buzzy wellness product of the moment. If you live in a state where it’s currently legal, you might feel like CBD has gone from being sort of around to absolutely everywhere all at once. Coffee shops sell CBD lattes, spas offer CBD facials, beauty companies are rushing to release lotions with CBD or hemp oils in their formulas. And everyone from your anxious coworker to your arthritis-suffering dad wants to get their hands on some CBD gummies.

Shannen Doherty On How Breast Cancer Changed Her Body and How She Learned to Love It Again

If you had looked at Shannen Doherty’s life a few years ago, you would have seen something pretty darn idyllic. Through years of hard work and indelible roles on Beverly Hills, 90210 and Charmed, she had established herself as a talented and respected Hollywood actress, and she had found love and settled down with photographer Kurt Iswarienko. Then, in 2015, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and her world dramatically changed. Shannen immediately swung into action, and what followed was a whirlwind. “It’s been eye-opening, enlightening, and hard,” she admits. “There were definitely dips and valleys where I thought, ‘God, I wish this were easier.’ ” Her initial attempts at fighting the cancer cells with hormone therapy proved to be ineffective, as the disease had spread to her lymph nodes. So in May 2016, Shannen had a single mastectomy, followed by grueling courses of chemotherapy, and then radiation. About a year after radiation was complete, she underwent an intense reconstructive surgery. Now, “I’m in remission,” explains Shannen, 47, “but I’m still not done with this journey. Every five years [cancer-free] is another milestone.” Nonetheless, she is brimming with strength, positivity, and even gratitude for the disease that threatened to end her life. “As brutal as it was, cancer was a gift,” she says. “It opened me up, it taught me about myself, and it changed me as a human being forever.”

5 Things to Know About Your Metabolism, and How to Harness It

Your metabolism is a complex system. It determines how quickly and efficiently your body burns calories and how much you can eat in a day without putting on weight. Scientists are still gaining new insight into the factors that make your metabolism run. But they know for sure that becoming a healthier, stronger woman can fire yours up—prolonging good health, improving mood, slowing the effects of aging, and maybe even helping you lose some weight along the way.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Body Acceptance

I quit dieting at age 28 after realizing that it made my body image and eating issues worse. But after the birth of my second child—with a decade of solid body acceptance and recovery from binge eating disorder under my belt—I thought I was strong enough to dip my toe into dietland again. 

The Life Motto Hannah Bronfman Lives By

There’s no shortage of talk about mindfulness. In fact, a growing amount of research is exploring the connection between our brains and our bodies. Whether or not Hannah Bronfman knows it, the catchphrase that the HBFIT founder lives by is at the core of this way of thinking.

5 Myths and Facts About Holiday Weight Gain

With a few weeks until New Year’s Day, it’s still prime indulging season, the time of year when you may feel tempted to give into lots of treats, and worry about the consequences in January. But are some of the things you believe about holiday weight gain actually old wives tales? Here are five falsehoods and truths about how the holidays really affect your weight.

5 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Pregnancy

Do you remember the first time you had a real talk with female friends about sex, feelings, or bodies? One of the reasons Sex and the City, for all its issues, struck such a chord with its viewers is because of just how purely and raunchily it addressed all three. Breaking into an honest place about the nature of the female experience can be upending and uplifting at once. It could happen at age 13 while listening to music in your bestie’s room or at 42 over a couple of bottles of rosé.

Khloe Kardashian Talks Motherhood, Mental Health, and Her Changing Body Shape

We were lucky enough to attend the launch of Good American’s new activewear line today, and it was seriously fierce (check out our Facebook Live video below). To kick off the event, there was a step dance performance (the dancers were clad in the newest pieces from the collection, which made us covet everything). But the icing on the cake was the opportunity to hear Good American co-founder Khloe Kardashian open up about her own body image, how she’s been staying on top of her workouts post-pregnancy, and what it’s like to be a new mother.

6 Ways to Help Someone Who Lost a Loved One to Suicide

There’s a common estimate that every suicide leaves behind six survivors who are the most affected by the death. Not to be confused with suicide attempt survivors, who have taken action toward ending their own lives, suicide survivors or suicide loss survivors are friends or family members of someone who died by suicide. By the latest calculations, six is far too low an estimate; 115 are thought to be exposed each time a suicide occurs.

7 Surprising Ways People Are Using CBD Oil—and What Doctors Really Think About It

Everywhere you click these days, it seems like someone on the internet is talking about cannabidiol—also known as CBD, a chemical compound derived from the cannabis plant. Online retailers market the extract (also known as hemp oil) as a remedy for a variety of ailments, celebrities swear by its healing powers, and the ingredient is popping up in nutritional supplements and beauty products, as well. There’s even a new FDA-approved drug derived from CBD.

What Is Mycoplasma Genitalium? British Doctors Are Warning That This Sexually Transmitted Infection Could Be the Next Big Superbug

British doctors are warning about a sexually transmitted infection that could become the next hard-to-treat superbug, thanks to its increasing resistance to traditional antibiotics. They say that the infection, called Mycoplasma genitalium (also known as M. genitalium or simply MG), can cause urinary problems in men and infertility in women, but many Europeans—and Americans—have never even heard of it.

This 25-Year-Old’s Warning About Fireworks Safety Is Going Viral After a Celebration Left Him Nearly Blind

Philadelphia resident Rasaan Urquhart has a message for anyone looking to celebrate Independence Day with some pyrotechnic pizazz: Enjoy those fireworks from a distance. The 25-year-old went blind in one eye after a firework exploded in his face earlier this year—an injury that’s sidelined his position as a firefighter and affected his role as a father.

7 Sexual Fantasies It’s Totally Normal to Have

Everyone has a sexual fantasy—a specific type of sex or a certain place or position that excites you whenever you think about it. But for most of us, our favorite fantasy is a closely guarded secret. We worry that it’s too edgy or weird, and we’ll be judged for it. Or there’s an element of danger that makes it too risky.