What Causes ITP?

If you’ve ever discovered a mysterious bruise on your body, you’ve probably tried to retrace your steps. Maybe you slammed into that doorknob harder than you thought, or maybe stumbling to the bathroom in the dark for a midnight pee break was a bad idea. But if you have the bleeding disorder immune thrombocytopenia (also […]


What Really Causes Cracked Heels—and How to Get Rid of Them

Beauty Fix your cracked heels with these expert tips and products and you’ll be wearing those summer sandals with confidence. Cracked heels are common Weerameth Weerachotewong/Shutterstock Don’t worry that you’ve somehow mistreated your feet because your heels are dry and cracked: “Dry heels—aka xerosis—is very common in the feet and heels because they’re constantly under […]