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'Comfort' In Running Shoes May Not Mean What You Think It Means

It’s probably best to pick running shoes based on comfort rather than the old theory of evaluating your gait and correcting for pronation. But a lot of runners, especially beginners, might misunderstand what’s meant by “comfort”.


Fall Asleep Faster By Sticking One Of Your Feet Outside Of Your Covers

Now matter how hard you try, sometimes you just can’t fall asleep when you want to. There are a lot of tricks for helping your brain head to sleepy town, but this scientifically supported method might be one of the simplest.


Common Foods That Are Toxic To Dogs

Our pets are at our mercy, so it’s up to us to make sure they’re safe. This can be tough sometimes, because a lot of seemingly harmless everyday foods can be toxic to our animals. This infographic lays out some of the most dangerous foods for dogs and what issues they can cause.


Raw Milk's 'Health Benefits' Are Mostly Imaginary

Maybe you like the taste of raw milk. (That’s more likely because it’s grass-fed than because it’s raw, but OK.) But if you’re chasing after health benefits in raw milk, think again.


iOS App Moo-q Tells You When Your Brain Works Best

iPhone: We track just about everything these days, why not add our brains to the list? Your cognitive function works differently throughout the day, and moo-q will tell you when your brainpower is at its best. It will also try to find a link between your mood and your cognitive skills.


The Elephant In The Supermarket: How Bulk-Buying Is Making Us Fatter

As you load up the car boot with shopping bags from your weekly trip to the supermarket, have you ever thought about how the place you shop at might affect your health? New research suggests the size of big supermarkets prompts us to shop less often and buy more on each trip which could be affecting our health and waistlines.


The Amount Of Sleep You Should Get At Night To Be Happiest The Next Day

It’s no secret that sleep significantly affects our mood and performance the next day. But how many hours of sleep is the sweet spot? Jawbone’s study offers concrete recommendations.


How To Transition Into A Serious Relationship When You're Used To Being Single

It seems like people are always looking for love, but single life can be pretty great. You’re independent, you don’t have to compromise and you get used to doing things 100 per cent your way. Of course, when you finally meet the right person, this can make it difficult to adjust to being in a relationship. Difficult but not impossible.


Advil Beats Panadol For Pain Relief

Advil, Panadol and aspirin all claim to treat minor aches and pains, but they’re not interchangeable. Ibuprofen (the ingredient in Advil) works the best in most cases — but all three are probably less effective (and less safe) than you’ve been assuming.


What To Do If You Think You Have Food Poisoning

The worst food poisoning I ever had was a few days after returning from a weekend getaway with friends. When I finally dragged myself out of the bathroom after 24 hours of hell, an email from one of my besties was waiting for me: “Is everybody else feeling OK? I know our dinner together was a few days ago so I’m sure it’s not that, but I just wanted to check.”


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