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.

spray sunscreen
7 Sunscreen Mistakes You May Not Know You’re Making

Dermatologists share the most common sunscreen mistakes people make, and easy fixes to protect your… >>

july aug 2015 aol health doctor charges
Can My Doctor Charge Extra for That? The 3 Times You Might Pay More

Copies of forms? Late-night phone calls? What you do—and don't—have to pay for at the doctor's… >>

june 2015 aol health
Why Am I Sick Again? 4 Health Problems That Can Feel Worse During Summer

It's summertime and the livin' should be easy, but a number of health concerns can flare up or hit… >>

july aug 2015 aol health kitchen remedies
5 Classic Kitchen Home Remedies With New Science-Backed Benefits

From cranberry juice to ginger, surprisingly healthy updates on your favorite kitchen cures. >>

grandparents lower depression
7 Lovely Reasons Being a Grandparent Is Good For Your Health

Your grandchildren do more than make you smile—they can help you stay sharper, be more active… >>

white teeth flossing
10 Tips for Healthy, White Teeth

Not only do your teeth help you talk and chew, they can make or break your appearance. Here are 10… >>

look and act young habits play with grandchildren
12 Habits of People Who Look and Act Younger Than Their Age

How we work, sleep, spend our leisure time, and even think about aging all play a role in how old… >>

facts about friendship understand friendship
6 Facts That Prove Friends Are Ridiculously Healthy For Us

According to science, friends can make us happier, healthier, and yes, even more beautiful. >>

immune system eat more citrus
Never Get Sick: 12 Natural Habits That Boost Your Immune System

What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can all play a role in… >>

plant remedies honey
Nature’s Antibiotics: 17 Remedies With Germ-Killing Properties

Centuries before the 1928 discovery of penicillin, people around the world used natural remedies to… >>

vegetables bad for your health gout
8 Times Vegetables Can Be Downright Bad for Your Health

A veggie-rich diet can lower your cancer risk and protect your heart, but overeating certain… >>

handwashing wrong wash long enough
5 Ways You’re Washing Your Hands Wrong That Could Make You Sick

Improper handwashing can leave you susceptible to germs. Make sure you’re not making common… >>

eye color macular degeneration
6 Things Your Eye Color Might Reveal About Your Health and Personality

Have a competitive streak? Do people find you trustworthy? These traits could have to do with your… >>

empty stomach bicker with partner
2 Surprising Things to Do On an Empty Stomach (And 3 You Definitely Shouldn’t)

A grumbly tummy can help you make better decisions or improve your sex life, but an empty stomach… >>

munchausen women
Munchausen By Internet: When an Online Cancer Support Group Turns Frightening

One cancer patient's bizarre online odyssey after a dangerous character befriends her—and lies… >>

spouse affects health exercise regimen
8 Bizarre Ways Your Spouse Can Affect Your Health

Your partner’s personality, exercise habits, work hours, and more can have surprising effects on… >>

june 2015 aol health fob blood clots
6 Things You Can Do to Prevent DVT, A Deadly Blood Clot In Your Leg

DVT symptoms may be vague, but there could be a ticking time bomb in your leg. Know the potentially… >>

scale may be wrong miscalculate clothing
Unhappy With Your Weight? 7 Reasons Your Scale Might Be Wrong

What if that number you see on the scale each morning isn't actually how much you weigh? These… >>

walking bring your pooch
Walking for Exercise? 7 Tricks to Make Your Daily Walking Habit Even Healthier

While walking can be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other, these specific tweaks to… >>

common fitness myths women shouldn't lift
11 Fitness Myths We Should Stop Believing Already, From Dr. Oz’s Personal Trainer

Do crunches flatten your stomach? The more you sweat, the more fat you lose, right? Donovan Green… >>