Health

Learn the latest health news along with easy ways to adopt a healthy lifestyle: From diet and weight loss tips to advice on managing and preventing diabetes, we'll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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Healthy Eating

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… >>

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Everyday Wellness

5 Ways You’re Washing Your Hands Wrong That Could Make You Sick

Improper handwashing can leave you susceptible to germs. Make sure you’re not making common… >>

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Everyday Wellness

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… >>

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Everyday Wellness

2 Surprising Things to Do On an Empty Stomach (And 3 You Definitely Shouldn’t)

A grumbly tummy can help you make better decisions or improve your sex life, but an empty stomach… >>

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Conditions

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… >>

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Everyday Wellness

8 Bizarre Ways Your Spouse Can Affect Your Health

Your partner’s personality, exercise habits, work hours, and more can have surprising effects on… >>

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Conditions

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… >>

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Diet & Weight Loss

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… >>

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Fitness

Walking for Exercise? 7 Tricks to Make Your Daily Walking Habit Even Healthier

While walking can be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other, these specific tweaks to… >>

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Conditions

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… >>

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Everyday Wellness

50 Secrets Food Manufacturers Don’t Tell You That Could Change the Way You Eat

Eye-opening insights from company executives, marketers, and food scientists into how your food is… >>

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Conditions

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… >>

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Everyday Wellness

7 Weird Benefits of Black Pepper (That Have Nothing to Do With Cooking)

Black pepper's perks reach far beyond the spice rack. Read on for ways to use black pepper to ease… >>

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Diet & Weight Loss

The 6 Worst Mental Attitudes That Sabotage Your Weight Loss

How you think about your ability to lose weight and keep weight off is critical to your success… >>

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Fitness

5 Random Household Objects for a Shockingly Effective Home Workout

No gym membership? No problem. Use basic items that are already in your pantry, fridge, and the… >>

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Everyday Wellness

5 Scientific Reasons to Feel Optimistic on a Rainy Day

Feeling blue during April showers? Here, surprising ways rainy days actually benefit your mood… >>

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Fitness

11 Fitness Myths We Should Stop Believing Already, From Dr. Oz’s Personal Trainer

Do crunches flatten your stomach? The more you sweat, the more fat you lose, right? Donovan Green… >>

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Fitness

Save Money on a Gym Membership: Experts Reveal 9 Insider Secrets

We got inside the heads of gym owners and employees to find out how to join a gym for less money… >>

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Everyday Wellness

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… >>

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Diet & Weight Loss

The 3 Faulty Hunger Patterns That Could Make You Fat

Tuning into your body’s hunger signals is key to eating mindfully. Here’s how to evaluate your… >>