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The Truth About 11 Allergy Myths You've Probably Always Believed
The Truth About 11 Allergy Myths You’ve Probably Always Believed

Are you really allergic to penicillin? Will your pet make you sneeze and wheeze? Is black mold… >>

In Spite of Cerebral Palsy, One Man Made a Furious Climb Up Mount Kilimanjaro
In Spite of Cerebral Palsy, One Man Made a Furious Climb Up Mount Kilimanjaro

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as an infant, Bonner Paddock had no shortage of rage. With braces on… >>

Walking the Family Dog I Never Wanted Got Me Through My Husband's Cancer
Walking the Family Dog I Never Wanted Got Me Through My Husband’s Cancer

In the midst of her husband's fight with leukemia, Jill Smolowe's walks with Misty reminded her… >>

Why a Doctor Wants You to Know These 9 Crucial Facts About Tuberculosis
Why a Doctor Wants You to Know These 9 Crucial Facts About Tuberculosis

An ancient disease that is still an epidemic in much of the world, tuberculosis, or TB, is largely… >>

7 First Aid Mistakes That Are More Dangerous Than You Think
7 First Aid Mistakes That Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Treating an injury promptly and properly can have a huge effect on recovery. Still, many patients… >>

9 Surprising Secrets Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health
9 Surprising Secrets Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health

See something funky in the mirror? From white spots to red bumps, a number of diseases can show up… >>

Lemon Boosts Mood, Banana Curbs Cravings: 7 Healing Scents for Your Health
Lemon Boosts Mood, Banana Curbs Cravings: 7 Healing Scents for Your Health

Let aromatherapy improve your health. Get a whiff of these powerful scents to sleep better, quit… >>

11 Health Benefits of Green Tea You Haven't Heard Before
11 Health Benefits of Green Tea You Haven’t Heard Before

This miracle beverage is effective at fighting everything from cancer to acne. So pour a cup, and… >>

Vitamins for Eyes: 5 Recipes to Avoid Macular Degeneration
Vitamins for Eyes: 5 Recipes to Avoid Macular Degeneration

An estimated 15 million Americans have age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of… >>

7 Catchy Mnemonic Devices That Could Save Your Life
7 Catchy Mnemonic Devices That Could Save Your Life

If only all of life's emergencies came with a mnemonic device. Fortunately, these—from heart… >>

6 Reasons a High-Fiber Diet Is Insanely Healthy for Diabetes
6 Reasons a High-Fiber Diet Is Insanely Healthy for Diabetes

Dietary fiber enhances your ability to metabolize blood glucose in a number of surprising ways… >>

America's Sleep Crisis Is Making Us Sick, Fat, and Stupid. But There's Hope.
America’s Sleep Crisis Is Making Us Sick, Fat, and Stupid. But There’s Hope.

Sleep deprivation now rivals obesity and smoking as our greatest public health crisis. Here's what… >>

Laugh, Cuddle to Unclog Arteries? Why One Cardiologist Swears By Happy Healers
Laugh, Cuddle to Unclog Arteries? Why One Cardiologist Swears By Happy Healers

Michael Miller, MD, has seen firsthand how the power of positive emotions can help our hearts get… >>

9 Proven Knee Pain Treatments and When You Need Them
9 Proven Knee Pain Treatments and When You Need Them

From science-backed natural remedies to the drugs and procedures that really work, here are the top… >>

A Hypochondriac's Guide of What Not to Do During Flu Season
A Hypochondriac’s Guide of What Not to Do During Flu Season

It's important to learn the best tips for keeping healthy and avoiding the flu. >>

Confused About Measles? These Are the 9 Things You Need to Know
Confused About Measles? These Are the 9 Things You Need to Know

Recent measles outbreaks are raising questions about the measles virus. How serious is a measles… >>

The Best Brain Food You Should Be Eating
The Best Brain Food You Should Be Eating

Eat these foods to protect brain cells, improve your memory, and even reduce your odds of… >>

7 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack
7 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack

More than 1 million Americans suffer a heart attack every year. Traditional symptoms—chest pain… >>

Hoda Kotb, a Stranger on a Plane, and His Simple Advice She'll Never Forget
Hoda Kotb, a Stranger on a Plane, and His Simple Advice She’ll Never Forget

On one of the Today show cohost's darkest days, her seatmate’s wise words about breast cancer… >>

10 Silent Signs You Might Have Diabetes
10 Silent Signs You Might Have Diabetes

New studies show a shocking 25 percent of people with type 2 diabetes don’t even know it. If you… >>