Pinterest Just Banned All Weight-Loss Advertisements

Pinterest has just become the first major social media platform to ban all weight loss advertisements. The platform's advertising policies already prohibited body-shaming content and content featuring dangerous weight loss products or claims — but now the platform is taking that a big step further and will no longer allow any advertisements that "discuss weight loss, reference BMI, or show […]

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Why Everyone’s Obsessed With Healing Crystals Right Now

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Crystals, like the jewelry they are so frequently made into, are meant to be beautiful and fun. Building a set of crystals is the perfect first step for a baby witch, and seasoned occultists […]

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Bergom honored by Radiation Research Society

Carmen R. Bergom, MD, PhD, an associate professor of radiation oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will receive the 2021 Michael Fry Research Award from the Radiation Research Society (RRS). The award recognizes one junior scientist each year who has made extraordinary contributions to the field of radiation research. Bergom treats breast cancer patients and leads […]

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What April's Leo Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Read what your sign's 2021 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Leo personality profile.  Welcome to April, Leo! The end of last month saw you manifesting growth in your love life. Now, on Saturday, April 3, communication planet Mercury enters Aries and your 9th House of Philosophy. During this time, you should remember that it's normal to have […]

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7 COVID-19 Vaccine Myths You Should Stop Believing

In the US, cases of COVID-19 continue to drop as more people are vaccinated against the virus. But not everyone feels comfortable getting vaccinated. Social media is flooded with comments from people who say they won't get the vaccine over fears and concerns that, unfortunately, aren't based in truth. Doctors say that's dangerous. "If people don't understand the science behind […]

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Reopening of Long-Term Care Facilities Is ‘an Absolute Necessity for Our Well-Being’

For nearly a year, nursing homes and assisted living centers have been mostly closed to visitors. Now, it’s time for them to open back up and relieve residents of crushing isolation, according to a growing chorus of long-term care experts, caregivers, consumer groups and physicians. They’re calling for federal health authorities to relax visitation restrictions in long-term care institutions, replacing […]

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