Alicia Coffman

Can Certain Hairstyles and Smells Make a Headache Worse?

If you're migraine-prone, getting primped for a night out can be a real headache—literally. Certain hairstyles, perfume and even earrings can trigger or worsen a headache."During a migraine, the scalp is hypersensitive," says Dr.

The Four Worst Weightlifting Blunders

Getting a good workout is not just about running on a treadmill or using a stationary bike. Weightlifting is another important part of any gym routine—especially if you're trying to slim down.

Health: Can Metal Earrings Irritate Your Skin?

Everyone loves a bargain; but, when it comes to buying earrings, you may want to dig a little deeper into your wallet. In a study published online this month in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, researchers tested several types of inexpensive earrings and found that nearly one third contained nickel, which can trigger an allergic reaction in some wearers.

Herpes: Is a Cold Sore an STD?

Cold sores--they always seem to pop up when you have a big interview, first date or important event. You know what they look like and what a pain they can be, but are they a sexually transmitted disease?