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5 Medical Advances for Your Brain, Eyes and More

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

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Steel Your Gut for Stomach Flu Season

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

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5 Heart Disease Risk Factors You Might Not Know

Reader's Digest columnist Joel K. Kahn, MD, shares little known factors that can contribute to your… >>

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The Accidental History of 10 Common Drugs

These true tales of discovery in The Drug Book by Michael C. Gerald might change the way you think… >>

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Can Birth Order Predict Your Health?

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

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8 Foods That Help Lower High Blood Pressure

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

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9 of the Best Foods for Diabetics

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

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The Best Brain Food You Should Be Eating

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

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3 Breakthroughs for Better Eyesight

The latest in vision research, eye news and more cutting edge technology for your peepers. >>

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7 Home Remedies for Headaches

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

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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… >>

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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… >>

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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… >>

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From Bad Posture to Good Posture: 3 Easy Tricks

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

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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… >>

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3 Incredible Breakthroughs for Back Pain Relief

These recent medical discoveries should help to offer back pain relief to sufferers everywhere. >>

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6 Global Warming Effects That May Surprise You

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

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Would You Have Volunteered for this Bizarre Medical Research?

The methodologies in these scientific studies may be a little unorthodox but the experts swear… >>

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7 Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes for Diabetics

A slow cooker's low heat and long cook times make lean (and affordable) cuts of meat tasty and… >>

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5 Powerfully Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

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