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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5 Weird Negative Effects of Social Media on Your Brain

According to new research, your social networking habits might be affecting your brain more than… >>

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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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5 “Healthy” Habits That Really Aren’t Good for You

Are all-natural foods, sunscreen, and bottled water actually better for you? >>

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Beyond Distracted Driving: When Texting Is a Bad Idea

Text messaging can be a legitimate health risk, even outside of distracted driving. Here, tips to… >>

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Looking for an Easy Stretching Routine? Try This

You'll improve your flexibility, loosen up and lengthen your muscles, and feel more limber after… >>

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4 Home Remedies Your Doctor Uses for Pain Relief

Doctors know pain–and they've had a lot of experience seeing what works and what doesn't. We… >>

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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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How to Remember Names

Recent studies shed light on why memory blips happen when you are trying to remember someone's… >>

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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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26 Natural Energy Boosters

Chase fatigue out of your day with these natural ways to boost your energy. >>

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25+ Ways to Increase Dietary Fiber

How to plant more "good carbs" into your diet by adding healthy fiber. >>

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Beat the Heat! How to Stay Cool in the Summer

These clever, low-cost tricks will help you keep your cool when the weather's hot. >>

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Weight Loss Advice from 1920: Does It Still Hold Up Today?

Published in the very first issue of Reader's Digest magazine, the article "How to Regulate Your… >>

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Fun Flashback: Vintage Health Claims from ’60s Reader’s Digest Magazine Ads

Sugar helps you lose weight? Get the fastest tan under the sun? Find out which of these 'Mad… >>

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Which Brain Exercises Improve Memory Best?

The exercises you do to keep your mind sharp may not be enough to improve memory over time, but new… >>

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4 Prediabetes Mistakes to Avoid

One third of Americans have prediabetes, which puts them on the fast track to full-blown illness… >>

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Which Diabetes Doctor Are You Forgetting to See?

Diabetes is a head-to-toe disease that requires full-body treatment. If you're not seeing these… >>

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The Best and Worst Drinks for Diabetics

Liquid calories and nutrition can be good or bad for blood sugar and diabetes. Here's how you can… >>

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Best and Worst Dietary Supplements for a Diabetic Diet

Are your favorite natural remedies for treating diabetes effective, or even safe? Read our guide on… >>