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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Surprising Ways to Be Happier Without Really Trying

The simplicity of these science-backed happiness habits—and how easy they are to incorporate in… >>

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A Day in the Life of Your Skin

Why scratching feels so good, moisturizer is my saving grace, and salmon is my favorite food. >>

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News From the World of Medicine

A back pain myth debunked, the new way to detect Alzheimer's, and more from the latest health news… >>

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5 Ancient Habits to Help You Lose Weight Today

Sticking to a healthy diet was simple in ancient times, when physicians like Hippocrates and the… >>

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What Your Doctor’s Really Thinking (But Won’t Say to Your Face)

Here's what your doctors would tell you if they weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or hurting… >>

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17 Surprising Home Remedies for Cold Sores

Read on to learn how to quickly heal a cold sore and prevent future outbreaks from occurring. >>

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The 4 Occasions It’s Okay to Curse

Studies have shown that there are times when it's acceptable, even healthier, to use curse words… >>

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9 Everyday Items Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat

These surfaces have more germs than the average toilet seat, and you’ve likely already touched at… >>

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10 Healthy, Tasty Oatmeal Toppings You Never Thought to Try

Rich in fiber, this filling whole grain is a perfect healthy breakfast—especially when you top it… >>

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9 Home Remedies to Quickly Heal Blisters

They may be hard to prevent, but they're a cinch to heal. Learn how get quick relief from even your… >>

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How to Cure a Hangover Naturally

Overdo it last night? Rebound quickly with these all-natural hangover home remedies, most of which… >>

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20 Secrets Massage Therapists Know About Your Body

In just one hourlong session, they can decode everything from whether you need a new pillow to how… >>

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Natural Cold Remedies: What Works, What Doesn’t

The physicians of the TV show The Doctors explain the best (and worst) ways to fight your cold… >>

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10 Healthier Ways to Top Greek Yogurt for Breakfast

Travis Stork, MD, cohost of the syndicated TV show "The Doctors," has creative and nutritious ways… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Hippocratic Oaths Everyone Should Take

Do no harm, and take a walk. Reader's Digest's editor in chief Liz Vaccariello offers a handful of… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Tests for a Healthy Heart

Liz Vaccariello, editor in chief of Reader's Digest, reveals some exciting new advancements in… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Is Gluten-Free the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread?

Liz Vaccariello, editor in chief of Reader's Digest, gives longtime bagel-lover Larry King a lesson… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: The Unfiltered Truth About E-Cigarettes

Reader's Digest editor in chief Liz Vaccariello warns that, despite their popularity, e-cigarettes… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: In Defense of (Burned) Food

If you, like Larry King, like your food extra well done, tune in: Reader's Digest editor in chief… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: All Hail Kale

Reader's Digest's editor in chief Liz Vaccariello introduces Larry King to the myriad benefits of… >>