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News from the World of Medicine
News from the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: it's crucial to eat fruit, how sitting makes you… >>

What to Eat When You Have a Cold
What to Eat When You Have a Cold

Each year, there are one billion cases of the common cold in the U.S. alone. Here's what to eat… >>

Sore Throat Remedies: 16 Natural Gargles
Sore Throat Remedies: 16 Natural Gargles

Gargling is a simple and remarkably effective way to kill germs and soothe a sore throat. Try one… >>

Weird Digestive System Facts
Weird Digestive System Facts

Think your digestive tract is all about chew, swallow, churn, expel? Your body begs to differ. And… >>

Excuse Me: 8 Surprising Foods That Cause Gas
Excuse Me: 8 Surprising Foods That Cause Gas

You might think these healthy foods are good to eat, but for many they create too much gas buildup… >>

How to Get Rid of Dandruff: 11 Natural Treatments
How to Get Rid of Dandruff: 11 Natural Treatments

Skip the dandruff shampoo and try these homemade dandruff treatments to banish those pesky white… >>

4 Food Rules for Better Gut Health
4 Food Rules for Better Gut Health

These secrets from the new Reader's Digest book 21-Day Tummy will help you to balance your gut… >>

5 Medical Advances for Your Brain, Eyes and More
5 Medical Advances for Your Brain, Eyes and More

The latest news from the world of medicine about emerging breakthroughs in science and technology. >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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 Home Remedies for Headaches
7 Home Remedies for Headaches

No one has time for headaches! Have one of these cures on hand to battle a stressful day. >>

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… >>