Health Conditions

Memorable Pets for Alzheimer's Patients
Memorable Pets for Alzheimer’s Patients

My beloved grandma Lil succumbed to ever-worsening dementia before she passed away from heart… >>

Steel Your Gut for Stomach Flu Season
Steel Your Gut for Stomach Flu Season

Norovirus—or stomach flu—can really put your body through the ringer. Here’s what infectious… >>

Can Birth Order Predict Your Health?
Can Birth Order Predict Your Health?

Birth order stereotypes (like firstborn achiever, or middle-child mediator) may have a profound… >>

Up Close and Sneezy: This is Your Cold in 3D
Up Close and Sneezy: This is Your Cold in 3D

From The Melbourne Newsroom Take a look at this photo, and try not to sneeze. Using one of the… >>

8 Foods That Help Lower High Blood Pressure
8 Foods That Help Lower High Blood Pressure

Consuming less sodium may be important to help slash blood pressure levels, but eating more of… >>

5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill
5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill

As RD's health editor, I'm always on the lookout for clever home cures for everyday aches and… >>

4 New Reasons You Should Know Your Blood Type
4 New Reasons You Should Know Your Blood Type

What’s in a blood type? Potentially a lot, according to several recent studies that correlate… >>

3 Colon Cancer Signs You Might Be Ignoring
3 Colon Cancer Signs You Might Be Ignoring

If there was ever a cancer that desperately needed an awareness month, it’s colon cancer… >>

9 of the Best Foods for Diabetics
9 of the Best Foods for Diabetics

According to research, a healthy diet including these foods can help manage blood sugar levels, or… >>

Ahchoo! 9 Ways to Cope With Late-Summer Ragweed Allergies
Ahchoo! 9 Ways to Cope With Late-Summer Ragweed Allergies

Ragweed brings allergy woes to millions of Americans. Find out how to alleviate the suffering. >>

What to Say When Someone Is Sick (and Topics to Avoid)
What to Say When Someone Is Sick (and Topics to Avoid)

It's difficult to know what to say when someone you care about is suffering. Here's a good list of… >>

9 Names to Know in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
9 Names to Know in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, there is a 1 in 8 chance of a woman having invasive… >>

Weird Medicine That Harmed More Than Healed
Weird Medicine That Harmed More Than Healed

For 2,400 years, patients have believed that doctors were doing good; for 2,300 years, they were… >>

Everyone Is Different: 7 Children's Books that Help Explain How
Everyone Is Different: 7 Children’s Books that Help Explain How

Kids are naturally curious about what makes people different, but sometimes adults fumble for the… >>

From Bad Posture to Good Posture: 3 Easy Tricks
From Bad Posture to Good Posture: 3 Easy Tricks

Nix bad posture and slouching for good with these simple fixes. >>

7 Alzheimer’s Disease Stages: What Caregivers Can Expect
7 Alzheimer’s Disease Stages: What Caregivers Can Expect

What caregivers can expect from loved ones who are going through the seven Alzheimer's disease… >>

6 Global Warming Effects That May Surprise You
6 Global Warming Effects That May Surprise You

You might already think of global warming effects as melting ice, rising seas, stronger hurricanes… >>

5 Powerfully Healthy Pumpkin Recipes
5 Powerfully Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

This orange superstar isn’t just for jack-o’-lanterns: It’s full of beta-carotene, fiber… >>

Best and Worst Dietary Supplements for a Diabetic Diet
Best and Worst Dietary Supplements for a Diabetic Diet

Are your favorite natural remedies for treating diabetes effective, or even safe? Read our guide on… >>

Unusual Menstrual Cycle Symptoms to Watch For
Unusual Menstrual Cycle Symptoms to Watch For

Mood swings and bloating are well known menstrual cycle symptoms, but fluctuating hormones could… >>