By Sarah Jio, Glamour magazine
Here's exactly what foods to choose on the boardwalk, at a barbecue and everyplace else this summer-without having to diet your way back into a bikini.
Pretty? No. But this is what cancer looks like, and these pictures could help you spot it. "The earlier you can catch skin cancer, the easier it is to cure," says Casey Gallagher, M.D., a dermatologist in Boulder, Colorado. Compare your moles to these images (all slightly larger than actual size), and see a doctor if you find anything suspicious.
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By Ginny Graves, Glamour magazine
Cancer. If the word alone scares you, it may help to know that at least half of all deaths from the disease are preventable. "Although some people can do everything right and still get cancer," says the American Cancer Society's Colleen Doyle, R.D., "we've learned a lot about reducing risk." Doyle and other experts contributed to this list of 15 easy, concrete ways to tip the scales in your favor--use it!
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By Ryan Dodge, Glamour magazine
As a former dating blogger for Glamour.com who has been in a relationship with an amazing woman for more than a year, people often ask if I miss being single. The answer, I'm happy to say, is a resounding no. For me, the most obvious benefit of having a girlfriend is that my biggest fan, toughest critic, best friend and bedmate all happen to be the same person. But it's the hidden benefits that really make being in a relationship worth the hard work.Read More »from 13 Surprising Reasons He's Psyched You're His Girlfriend
By Christine Coppa, Glamour magazine
We'll spare you the "Summer Lovin'" Grease lyrics and get right to the point: Do men really want a summer fling? Can it ever lead to something more? Read on to find out what these real-life Jersey Shore regulars think.
You know those Internet-dating ads on TV, with their casual arm touches and delicious-looking pastas, the couple laughing at each other's jokes like they're on ecstasy? Fantasy. Most first dates are two-hour displays of nerves, insecurities and awkwardness-with occasional bathroom breaks. But I've learned, through much trial and error, that they don't have to be; they can actually be downright fun…and sexy.
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If you get nervous about a first date (or a second or third, for that matter), consider: He invited you/accepted your invitation to dinner, so he's not looking for a reason to rule you out. He wants to get to know who you are, show you who he is and find out who you both could be to each other. So skip the deep breaths, and never mind the warm-up glass of wine. If you want to relax and enjoy your date, just read Jake's handy list of things you don't have to worry about.
1. Don't worry about…wearing the right jeans.
Fashion eludes most
By Meredith Turits, Allure magazine
Step away from the mirror and stop agonizing over your alleged "imperfections." Why? Well, for one thing, you're gorgeous. And for another, the things you think are turn-offs are actually on guys' things-they-love-most-about-you list. Need proof? Read on!
By Alyssa Shapiro, Glamour magazine
If you've seen Blake Lively on our July 2011 Glamour magazine cover, you might have guessed the girl could pull off some pretty glam looks. Here, a few of her many (many) standout fashion moments that have made her a modern-day style icon in record time. Let the swooning begin! (And P.S. to get a sneak peek at Blake Lively's gorgeous July cover-shoot, just "like" us on Facebook!)
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