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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What You Need to Know to Avoid a Summer Cold

Summer colds last longer, and often feel make you feel worse than the colds you get in winter… >>

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How to Overcome Depression Naturally

Depression is a serious condition that demands a doctor’s treatment. But the following lifestyle… >>

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10 Ways to Avoid Death by Freak Accident

A vending machine overturns. A tree suddenly splinters. 
A generator emits toxic gas. Random… >>

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Doctors Wish You’d Stop Making These 8 Mistakes Already

These slip-ups could seriously compromise your health care, according to the medical professionals… >>

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19 Ways to Enhance Your Sense of Humor

Bring out the laughter from within. >>

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5 Powerhouse Benefits of Avocado You Didn’t Know About

Avocados have a bad rep for being fatty, but the fats are healthy and the flesh is full of vitamins… >>

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Doctors Spill Their Secrets to Finding the Best Doctors

Doctors, dentists, and nurses follow these rules when deciding who will take care of their health. >>

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The 23 Best Ways to Quit Smoking

Not sure how to quit smoking cigarettes? Try one of these 20+ ways to stop smoking and start your… >>

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News From the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: which foods can prevent diabetes, how exercise… >>

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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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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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The Dangers in Our Food Supply Are Worse Than You Think

Food-borne illnesses are escalating in the United States, and it’s not because of a few unwashed… >>

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Allergy Symptoms Hijacking Your Workday? 10 Things to Try

Allergies can make you exhausted, congested, and headache-y. Not exactly a recipe for a… >>

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Mosquito Bites: 10 Weird Reasons You’re Getting Bitten

Mosquitoes buzz: Whom they love to bite, where they like to hang out, and which repellents they… >>

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14 Healthy Cereals Nutrition Pros Swear By

Your favorite “healthy” cereal may not be as nutritious as you think. Pour a better bowl with… >>

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The Cigarette Ingredients Big Tobacco Doesn’t Want You to Know

There’s a reason smoking is so hard to quit; cigarettes are packed with a shocking number of… >>

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14 Weird Brain Exercises That Help You Get Smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises… >>

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7 Health Benefits of Fish Oil

Fish oil is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, and according to studies, it may help with a range of… >>

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This Is Your Body on Sugar

The sweet stuff is so bad for our health, some experts want it regulated like a drug. Here, hidden… >>

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Which Antioxidant-Rich Fruits and Vegetables Should You Be Eating?

Researchers at the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University measured various… >>