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Odd Enough: Is the air you’re breathing really safe? This teddy bear can help...

This cutie has a sensor in his nose to sniff out contaminated air. (If his chest glows red? Danger. Blue? All clear.)

Girl Smarts: This is why your feet are itching like crazy right now

Seriously, itchy feet are infuriating, and they always have a way of acting up at the least convenient time ever.

Girl Smarts: ‘How I told my kids about my breast cancer’

Ask my 9-year-old daughter what she wants to be when she grows up, and she’ll tell you without a second thought: “I want to be an oncologist.”

Girl Smarts: Is it a cold sore or a pimple? Here’s how to tell

And when they pop up near your lips, they can also look identical. Literally the worst form of squad goals.

Odd Enough: This man held in a sneeze and it ruptured his throat

But here’s something that might make you want to rethink that habit: A man in the U.K. held in a sneeze and actually ruptured his throat in the process.

Girl Smarts: This woman is documenting her anorexia recovery with selfies on instagram

Two years ago, Connie Inglis, then 20, was in the hospital battling anorexia. She weighed as much as the average 5-year-old, according to the BBC.

Girl Smarts: ‘I took an at-home STI test, here’s what happened’

During my most recent visit, I went in, peed in a cup, put on a stylish gown, got a giant metal contraction inserted up my hooha, updated her on bae, and then stuck out my veiny arm so she could take my blood and test me for sexually transmitted infections.

Girl Smarts: People are freaking out over Anna Victoria’s apparent weight loss — Here’s...

Just when we thought we couldn't be more obsessed with Instagram fitness star Anna Victoria, she goes ahead and impresses us again.

Girl Smarts: Is it okay to smoke weed while breastfeeding?

As such, more and more questions are arising as to the appropriate time and place to bust out a joint.

Sex & Relationships: What’s the best sex position to conceive a baby?

You want to get pregnant and you want it to happen like, yesterday. You're putting your legs up the wall after sex, and you're popping pre-natal vitamins like there's no tomorrow.

Girl Smarts: Fetal alcohol syndrome might be up to 10 times more common than...

The cross-sectional study assessed 13,146 first-graders in four different regions in the U.S. between 2010 and 2016, and found that at least one in 20 American kids lands somewhere in the spectrum of fetal alcohol disorders.

Fitness: What’s the best plank for sexy side abs: plank knee taps or plank...

The real secret to a sexy stomach is carving out those lines to frame your budding six pack (a.k.a. your obliques).

Girl Smarts: This is why you have to pee so often in the morning

The question, "Why do I have to pee a thousand times after having only a small drink in the morning? And no, I'm not pregnant," was answered by Keri Peterson, M.D., internal medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

Odd Enough: ‘I have a severe phobia, here’s what it’s like’

The restaurant was loud, my friends were louder. The nausea grew, but I kept eating, kept talking, kept acting like I was fine. I wasn't fine.

Odd Enough: ‘I have a severe phobia, here’s what it’s like’

The restaurant was loud, my friends were louder. The nausea grew, but I kept eating, kept talking, kept acting like I was fine. I wasn't fine.

Girl Smarts: Exactly why you get gas and diarrhea on your period

During your period, the hormone progesterone and prostaglandins can make the smooth muscle in your intestines more or less active.

Fitness: 7 kettlebell moves that will transform your abs

Feeling bored of your go-to planks and crunches? Good news'your tried-and-true bodyweight exercises aren't the only way to whip your abs into shape.

Girl Smarts: How the tone it up girls’ Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott became...

You could consider these two Ks the OG fitfluencers. Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott uploaded their first workout video as the Tone It Up duo on YouTube in March 2009

Girl Smarts: How the tone it up girls’ Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott became...

You could consider these two Ks the OG fitfluencers. Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott uploaded their first workout video as the Tone It Up duo on YouTube in March 2009

Odd Enough: This farting animals coloring book is an amazing white elephant gift

While there is no shortage of crazy coloring books to choose from—including one filled with penises—there’s only one that will please everyone at your next white elephant party.

Girl Smarts: What is time-restricted eating, and can it help you lose weight?

If the idea of counting calories to lose weight sounds like the absolute worst, a buzzy concept called time-restricted eating (TRE) might be more up your alley.

Girl Smarts: ‘How I told my boss about my depression’

We'll take you inside some of these difficult conversations, and we'll share advice from women who have been through them and come out stronger.

Odd Enough: How much farting is normal per day?

But if you find that you seem to be tooting more than usual, it's natural to wonder if you're going overboard in the gas department.

Fitness: The metabolism-blasting flywheel workout you can do on any stationary bike

But if you aren’t fortunate enough to live near one of the brand’s 42 studios, you’ve got options.

Girl Smarts: This is the number of cigarettes per day that raises your risk...

Smoking has been linked to a huge range of health issues, like asthma, lung disease, stroke, and cancer, and a scary new study published in The BMJ shows that it doesn't take much smoking to impact your heart health.

Odd Enough: Lactation tea is all the rage with some breastfeeding moms — but...

And when "lactation teas" pop to the top of your search results, you might be tempted to click purchase.

Girl Smarts: ‘I tried using the squatty potty for a week — here’s what...

Pooping as often as I do, I’ve started to consider myself a bowel-movement aficionado. A poop princess. A smooth stool sovereign. A rectum ruler.

Girl Smarts: Can your crock-pot really catch fire and burn down your house?

The show featured a flashback revealing that Jack and his wife Rebecca were given a Crock-Pot (a popular slow-cooker brand) by their neighbor George, who was about to sell his house.

Fitness: This is the best exercise for sculpting sexy shoulders

Don’t give all the attention to your abs and booty. Strong shoulders are super important, too. You need them for everything from opening heavy doors to carrying kids to holding your blow dryer up.

Odd Enough: This couple posted photos of the hookworms they got walking barefoot on...

Katie Stephens shared the news on her Facebook page, detailing how she and her boyfriend Eddie Zytner contracted larva migrans, a.k.a. hookworms, in their feet after visiting Punta Cana.

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