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.

At the Pharmacy: 16 Useful Items for Diabetes
At the Pharmacy: 16 Useful Items for Diabetes

16 shopping tips that will help you care for and manage your diabetes. >>

Are Toxic Chemicals Making Us Fat?
Are Toxic Chemicals Making Us Fat?

How concerned should we all be about toxic chemicals like BPA (bisphenol-A)? The answer? Very… >>

Sex and Diabetes
Sex and Diabetes

What you should know about sex when you have diabetes. >>

Will Skipping Breakfast Help Lower Morning Blood Sugar?
Will Skipping Breakfast Help Lower Morning Blood Sugar?

The best way to deal with the "dawn phenomenon." >>

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Dislike Fish? 7 Ways to Eat More Omega-3 Foods

There are plenty of delicious foods to help you reap the heart-healthy, brain-boosting, and… >>

9 Reasons to Turn Off the TV
9 Reasons to Turn Off the TV

Even better than being active while watching TV is pulling the plug altogether. >>

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Controversial Health Topic: Obesity Is Caused by a Virus

One of six medical theories on the verge of going mainstream. >>

Tired? 3 Causes of Fatigue You May Not Know
Tired? 3 Causes of Fatigue You May Not Know

If you're getting enough sleep and still fatigued, the problem may be a medical condition, such as… >>

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The Healthy Fridge: 7 Foods to Keep in the Front

To trick yourself into eating healthier, try the “see food” diet. That’s where you rearrange… >>

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7 Home Remedies for Headaches

No one has time for headaches! Have one of these cures on hand to battle a stressful day. >>

Better Habits, Better Sleep
Better Habits, Better Sleep

Trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia and other sleep problems with this easy timeline to a better… >>

Sleep Apnea and Diabetes
Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

Know the signs of sleep apnea and how it affects your diabetes. >>

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Excuse Me: 8 Surprising Foods That Cause Gas

You might think these healthy foods are good to eat, but for many they create too much gas buildup… >>

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4 Food Rules for Better Gut Health

These secrets from the new Reader's Digest book 21-Day Tummy will help you to balance your gut… >>

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6 Surprising Reasons You Can’t Fall Asleep

Our partners at hit show "The Doctors" dole out feel-great advice to zap common sleep problems. >>

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Food Labels: How to Decode the 11 Trickiest Terms

Supermarket packaging often contains common English words that are oddly confusing, like natural or… >>

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Weird Digestive System Facts

Think your digestive tract is all about chew, swallow, churn, expel? Your body begs to differ. And… >>

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7 Holiday Safety Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Not to get all Grinch, but holiday decorating can be a disaster if you’re not careful. Learn how… >>

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips From the Pros

As parties push eggnog and Christmas cookies, Nutrisystem nutrition experts field hundreds of calls… >>

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5 Free Personality Tests You Can Take in Minutes

These quick online quizzes offer surprisingly accurate snapshots of your defining characteristics. >>