Health Conditions

Only 14 Percent of People With Hearing Loss Use Hearing Aids. This Is a Major Health Crisis.
Only 14 Percent of People With Hearing Loss Use Hearing Aids. This Is a Major Health Crisis.

Ignoring hearing loss can raise the risk of dementia, falls, and other serious health concerns… >>

New Science: Being a Little Cold Might Be Really, Really Good for Weight Loss
New Science: Being a Little Cold Might Be Really, Really Good for Weight Loss

Could global warming be making you fat? Year-round warmth is a luxury that might affect your body… >>

A Deaf Woman, a Risky Surgery, and the Chance to Hear for the First Time ... At 39
A Deaf Woman, a Risky Surgery, and the Chance to Hear for the First Time … At 39

"What if it goes wrong?" says Mom. But what if it doesn't? >>

New Survey: Science-Backed Habits Reduce Dementia Risk, But Many Americans Are Misinformed
New Survey: Science-Backed Habits Reduce Dementia Risk, But Many Americans Are Misinformed

A new survey from Reader’s Digest and the Alzheimer’s Association reveals that many Americans… >>

Why Am I Sick Again? 4 Health Problems That Can Feel Worse During Summer
Why Am I Sick Again? 4 Health Problems That Can Feel Worse During Summer

It's summertime and the livin' should be easy, but a number of health concerns can flare up or hit… >>

5 Classic Kitchen Home Remedies With New Science-Backed Benefits
5 Classic Kitchen Home Remedies With New Science-Backed Benefits

From cranberry juice to ginger, surprisingly healthy updates on your favorite kitchen cures. >>

7 Lovely Reasons Being a Grandparent Is Good For Your Health
7 Lovely Reasons Being a Grandparent Is Good For Your Health

Your grandchildren do more than make you smile—they can help you stay sharper, be more active… >>

Never Get Sick: 12 Natural Habits That Boost Your Immune System
Never Get Sick: 12 Natural Habits That Boost Your Immune System

What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can all play a role in… >>

8 Times Vegetables Can Be Downright Bad for Your Health
8 Times Vegetables Can Be Downright Bad for Your Health

A veggie-rich diet can lower your cancer risk and protect your heart, but overeating certain… >>

6 Things Your Eye Color Might Reveal About Your Health and Personality
6 Things Your Eye Color Might Reveal About Your Health and Personality

Have a competitive streak? Do people find you trustworthy? These traits could have to do with your… >>

Munchausen By Internet: When an Online Cancer Support Group Turns Frightening
Munchausen By Internet: When an Online Cancer Support Group Turns Frightening

One cancer patient's bizarre online odyssey after a dangerous character befriends her—and lies… >>

6 Things You Can Do to Prevent DVT, A Deadly Blood Clot In Your Leg
6 Things You Can Do to Prevent DVT, A Deadly Blood Clot In Your Leg

DVT symptoms may be vague, but there could be a ticking time bomb in your leg. Know the potentially… >>

Unhappy With Your Weight? 7 Reasons Your Scale Might Be Wrong
Unhappy With Your Weight? 7 Reasons Your Scale Might Be Wrong

What if that number you see on the scale each morning isn't actually how much you weigh? These… >>

10 Subtle Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal
10 Subtle Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal

Let’s give our feet a little more credit. Here’s how they can alert you to serious issues like… >>

A Stroke, A Coma, A Revelation: How a Quadriplegic Man Helped Pioneer His Own Life-Changing Robot
A Stroke, A Coma, A Revelation: How a Quadriplegic Man Helped Pioneer His Own Life-Changing Robot

After a paralyzing stroke, Henry Evans went from feeling suicidal to full of optimism with help… >>

The 51 Funniest Things That Ever Happened at The Doctor's Office
The 51 Funniest Things That Ever Happened at The Doctor’s Office

Hilarious true stories, jokes, transcripts, and more from real doctors, nurses, and fellow patients… >>

Health Secrets Your Feet Wish They Could Tell You
Health Secrets Your Feet Wish They Could Tell You

If your feet could talk, they might say, "You berate my bunions, curse my achy heels, and pop my… >>

A Woman With
A Woman With “Super Vision” on What It’s Like to See Almost 100 Million Colors

Where you see only gray, Concetta Antico sees violets and lavenders and turquoise. >>

Does Coffee Dehydrate? Stunt Growth? 8 Important Coffee Questions, Answered
Does Coffee Dehydrate? Stunt Growth? 8 Important Coffee Questions, Answered

You may guzzle coffee every day, but do you know how exactly it affects your health? Experts weigh… >>

13 Silent Signs of a Thyroid Problem
13 Silent Signs of a Thyroid Problem

The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, produces hormones essential for metabolism and… >>