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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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… >>

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8 Surprising Health Advantages You Have as a Morning Person

Sorry, night owls: When it comes to your health, happiness, smarts, and more, the science shows… >>

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10 Reasons You’re Eating More Than You Realize

Whom you eat with, how you feel about working out, and more surprising moves could be what's… >>

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Is a Digital Gym Right for You? 9 Top Picks

Once you're done with the excuses (too tired, gym too far away), one of these 9 virtual workouts… >>

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How to Eat Like a Greek God and Lose Weight

The world’s most effective diet for health and weight loss might be one of its most ancient. In… >>

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To Lose Weight, Studies Show These 4 Words Work Like Magic

Having a quick plan B for when cravings strike can make all the difference in losing weight and… >>

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6 Food Staples That Last Longer Than You Think

Don't trash these common ingredients quite yet—they have incredible lifespans. >>

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News From the World of Medicine

Dogs that can sniff cancer, the risks of a chilly home, and more from the latest health news and… >>

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

35 things your doctor would tell you if he weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or hurting your… >>

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Can Caffeine Affect Weight Loss? Sleep? and 9 More Facts

A fresh look at one of the oldest health controversies on the planet: whether coffee or caffeine… >>

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30 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Cancers don’t develop overnight. These cancer-fighting foods and other lifestyle moves can… >>

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13 Signs of Cancer Men Are Likely to Ignore

Many men’s cancer signs can mimic symptoms of other diseases or conditions—and many men are… >>

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12 Surprising Benefits of Black Tea You Haven’t Heard Before

Not just an alternative to coffee, black tea is bursting with surprising health benefits for both… >>