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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3 Ways to Attack Your Heart Risk

Cardiologist Joel K. Kahn, MD explains the smartest ways to approach heart disease prevention. >>

Cancer
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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How to Reduce Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles: 6 Surefire Tricks

If the eyes are the mirror to the soul, some people’s souls look puffy, dark, tired, and… >>

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Lean Protein: 11 Healthy Ways to Load Up

Protein helps keep hunger at bay between meals, facilitating weight loss, but the trick is to… >>

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Amazing Facts About the Human Body from Travis Stork, MD

Travis Stork, MD, of the hit syndicated show "The Doctors" takes you on a personal guided trip… >>

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How to Eat More Vegetables Without Even Trying

Boost your health, lose weight, and improve your energy with these easy vegetable recipes and swaps. >>

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6 Superseeds You Should Be Eating

Don’t judge food by its size: These tiny superseeds are packed with essential nutrients like… >>

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New High-Tech Ways to Whittle Your Waistline

Use these smart technology innovations to whittle your waistline and get fit without even trying. >>

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How Nostalgic, Happy Thoughts Make You Healthier

Boost your mood, ward off loneliness, and strengthen family bonds—all by thinking about your… >>

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16 Foods That Help You Sleep

Many foods contain naturally occurring substances that bring on sleep; here are some of the best… >>

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14 Healthy Home Remedies in Your Spice Rack

Find out which herbs and spices help naturally cure acne, constipation, canker sores, dandruff, and… >>

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Tea Tree Oil Uses: 13 Extraordinary Ideas

Cure what ails you with these inspired uses for tea tree oil. >>

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10 of the Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat

Move this antioxidant-rich produce to the top of your shopping list. >>

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The 2-Day Diabetes Diet: What to Eat to Lose Weight

In the new Reader's Digest book, The 2-Day Diabetes Diet, dieting just two days a week blasts fat… >>

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Fast Food Facts: How Long Does It Take to Burn Off Your Meal?

Research shows we don't have a sense of how many calories are in our fast-food meals, and that the… >>

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6 Surprising Benefits of Massage

Good news! Experts explain the reasons you can stop making excuses for why you deserve a rub down. >>

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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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Skilled-Nursing Facilities: Negotiating the Terrain

Whether or not we plan to, many of us might need to spend time in a rehabilitation facility… >>

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What Nutritionists Eat When No One Is Watching

How do these food pros indulge when a craving strikes? Get inspired by their healthy snack ideas. >>

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Aging Parents: How to Transition into At-Home Care

Health care services at home can be simplified with this guide to making a smooth transition. >>