Is The First Year Of Marriage Really The Hardest?

The first year of marriage is a bit of a contradiction. Widely heralded as the honeymoon period, it’s also rumored to be the worst of all the years to come—an intimidating prospect for all those couples who are about to start their next chapter together. Like any new experience, getting married is bound to present

What Is ‘Raw’ Water—And Is It Actually Good For You?

Apparently, the latest hot health product out of Silicon Valley is something you might never have realized there was a need for. It’s called “raw water.” According to a recent trend piece from the New York Times, raw water is “unfiltered, untreated, unsterilized” water collected from the surrounding or nearby environs, and it is gaining

This Is Why Your Skin Gets All Prune-y In The Winter

Every month, Women’s Health asks a panel of experts your biggest questions on nutrition, skin-care, health, and more. Here, Francesca J. Fusco, M.D., assistant clinical professor of dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, answers the following question: All winter, the skin on my fingers is prune-y. What’s going

The 8 Huge Makeup Mistakes Nearly Everyone Makes

Most of us wear makeup every day, whether it’s just a little mascara and some concealer or full-on contouring and strobing. Yet even in the day of extensive YouTube tutorials and Instagram makeup stars, where it feels like makeup info is available 24/7 at our fingertips, apparently there are areas where we could all use

What It Really Means If You Have A Heart Murmur

Every month, we send some of your biggest questions on nutrition, health, and more to our panel of experts to answer. The question, “My doctor said I have a heart murmur. Does this really affect my life in any way?” was answered by N.A. Mark Estes, M.D., director, New England Cardiac Arrhythmia Center in Boston.  In most