An Adult's Guide to Hygiene (for Those Who Weren't Taught Growing Up)

There are no classrooms that teach you basic hygiene growing up. Your parents may do what they can, but a surprising number of people make it to adulthood with gaps in their knowledge. We're here to help fill those gaps. » 3/03/15 10:00am 3/03/15 10:00am

What Does the Shape and Color of My Poop Mean?

Dear Lifehacker,
Like most people, I've pooped a lot in my lifetime. Usually things follow a fairly predictable pattern, but now and then I've seen unusual colors and shapes. I don't feel bad or have any discomfort, but I'm concerned these changes might mean something. How can I figure out when I should be concerned… » 3/04/14 10:00am 3/04/14 10:00am

Top 10 Tricks to Survive Getting Sick

Flu season is in full swing, and whether you're battling a sickness or trying to prevent it, here are a few things you can do to get through it like a champ. » 2/22/14 8:00am 2/22/14 8:00am

What Should I Do If I Injure Myself Exercising?

Dear Lifehacker,
I think I pulled a muscle in my leg while running the other day. I can still walk, but sometimes it hurts and my leg feels weak. I think it will heal with time, but what can I do to help the recovery process? » 5/07/13 10:00am 5/07/13 10:00am