Health Conditions

What Foods to Eat to Beat Hay Fever
What Foods to Eat to Beat Hay Fever

If you suffer from spring allergies take a look at your plate: Some foods can make allergies worse… >>

Protect Yourself from Alzheimer's Disease
Protect Yourself from Alzheimer’s Disease

Worried about Alzheimer's disease? Here, four simple steps that may help stave off dementia and… >>

Amazing Medical Mysteries... Solved!
Amazing Medical Mysteries… Solved!

Debilitating pain, unbearable noises, constant retching: These patients vowed to go to any lengths… >>

6 Secrets to Staying Happy–and Sharp
6 Secrets to Staying Happy–and Sharp

Can lifting your spirits boost your brain power? Here are six simple ways to lighten your mood and… >>

Are You Allergic to Your Phone?
Are You Allergic to Your Phone?

You might not say "achoo!" but it turns out your cell phone can lead to allergic reactions. >>

5 Surprising Ways to Stop Seasonal Allergies
5 Surprising Ways to Stop Seasonal Allergies

Taking an antihistamine isn't the only way to battle seasonal allergies: Here's what else you… >>

Quiz: How Well Are You Preventing Illness?
Quiz: How Well Are You Preventing Illness?

Part 4 of our 8-part series: Take this fun quiz, and learn the Secrets of Healthy Americans, based… >>

Secret Beauty Tips to Look Good When You're Sick
Secret Beauty Tips to Look Good When You’re Sick

Getting sick during flu and cold season is a given, but looking sick doesn't have to be! Here are… >>

Is HIV Home Testing a Game-Changer? Magic Johnson Thinks So
Is HIV Home Testing a Game-Changer? Magic Johnson Thinks So

As the first over-the-counter HIV test becomes available nationwide, here's how it will really… >>

50 Secrets Your Surgeon Won't Tell You
50 Secrets Your Surgeon Won’t Tell You

Surgeons have our lives in their hands, but most of us know more about the people who cut our hair… >>

Can You Inherit Your Mother’s Health?
Can You Inherit Your Mother’s Health?

You can find out a lot about your future health by looking at your mom's health history. Here are a… >>

How to Handle Adult Eating Disorders
How to Handle Adult Eating Disorders

"Scary skinny" isn't just for teenagers any more. Grown-up women can succumb to dangerously… >>

7 Surprising Health Experts Who Could Save Your Life
7 Surprising Health Experts Who Could Save Your Life

Think your doctor and your dentist are the only members of your personal health-care team? Don’t… >>

Vice Advice: Just How Bad Is Tanning?
Vice Advice: Just How Bad Is Tanning?

So your skin is freckled and worn from a childhood full of sunshine, or you still risk a sunburn a… >>

Health News Horrors
Health News Horrors

Here's a roundup of the health news that made us stop, spit out our coffee, and read twice. >>

Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes
Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes

Doctors, nurses, and pharmacists hold your life in their hands. Here, their shocking stories of… >>

Study: Should Men Get a PSA Test?
Study: Should Men Get a PSA Test?

Yes, prostate cancer screening saves lives, but does the test do more harm than good? >>

The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)
The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)

Surprise: Certain disorders, and milder so-called subclinical symptoms, are often linked to… >>

Decode Your Doctor's Language
Decode Your Doctor’s Language

Medical speak is filled with tricky shorthand that can be confusing, condescending, and even life… >>

Handle Any Health Scenario with
Handle Any Health Scenario with “The Doctors”

Our friends at The Doctors television show shared some abbreviations they use to care for patients… >>