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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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… >>

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Are Your Digestion Problems Worse Than You Thought?

Rate your digestion with this simple quiz from Reader's Digest's new book, 21-Day Tummy. >>

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Should I Get a Flu Shot? 3 Myths Debunked

Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infection. But myths about their safety and efficacy… >>

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The 7 Best Foods for Your Belly

These foods can help you beat inflammation and imbalanced gut flora, so you can soothe and shrink… >>

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The 7 Worst Foods for Your Belly

These "belly bullies" are most likely to challenge to your digestive system, throw your gut… >>

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Soothe and Shrink Your Belly: Our 21-Day Tummy Diet Plan

The Reader's Digest book 21-Day Tummy contains the exclusive meal plan, recipes, and workout that… >>

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Get a 21-Day Tummy! How to Shrink and Soothe Your Stomach

Best-selling author Liz Vaccariello describes the new 21-Day Tummy plan that remedies digestive… >>

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How to Make These 8 Superfoods Even Healthier

Eating better has never been easier. >>

How to Look Younger: 10 Secrets Even Your Best Friend Doesn't Know
How to Look Younger: 10 Secrets Even Your Best Friend Doesn’t Know

Do you think you look older than you feel? If you improve your appearance, you'll feel better, too. >>

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Can You Get Healthier by Shopping?

Hitting the stores can boost your brainpower, lift your mood, and even burn calories. Here’s why… >>

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13 Things Hair Stylists Won’t Tell You

Hair salons share their secrets for saving money, getting a great hair cut, and more. >>

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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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10 Things to Know About the Flu Virus

Want to know how to avoid the flu? Here's what the virus would tell you if it could: whom it loves… >>

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Which Alarming Health Concerns You Can (and Can’t) Ignore

Scary medical headlines grab all the attention, but these everyday habits may be more likely to… >>

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Can’t Lose Weight? Maybe It’s Your Snack Personality

Food texture drives our eating habits, says new research, and might help with weight loss. >>

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How to Become a Vegan: 12 Tips from the Experts

Vegan's not just a buzzword: According to a 2012 survey, seven percent of Americans polled consider… >>

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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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Are You Normal or Nuts? 2013 Edition

Calling all neurotics, paranoids, and phobics! Our panel of experts says you might not be as loony… >>

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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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13 Things Plastic Surgeons Won’t Tell You

Plastic surgery before and after photos may be alluring, but before you consider going under the… >>