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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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… >>

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10 Modern Weight-Loss Lessons From William Howard Taft’s Obesity Struggle

Newly discovered letters between America's heaviest president and his physician reveal some… >>

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10 Proven Ways to Boost Creative Thinking

Creativity isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition. The latest psychological research shows that… >>

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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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Surprise: Candy Is Better for You Than You Thought

Healthy candy? You bet—see how your favorite "junk" food can help relieve stress and more. >>

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The Humble Beginnings of 5 Big Ideas

Where we see tangled headphones, annoying insects, and painful bandages, these scientists saw the… >>

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Healthy Eggs: Easy Ways to Add Nutrition

Eggs are wonderfully healthy, but eating them with these other good-for-you foods unlocks even more… >>

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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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8 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

Snacks provide about one-third of an adult’s average daily calories, but most aren’t rich in… >>

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The Healthy Fridge: 7 Foods to Keep in the Front

To trick yourself into eating healthier, try the “see food” diet. That’s where you rearrange… >>