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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Does Coffee Dehydrate? Stunt Growth? 8 Important Coffee Questions, Answered

You may guzzle coffee every day, but do you know how exactly it affects your health? Experts weigh… >>

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13 Silent Signs of a Thyroid Problem

The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, produces hormones essential for metabolism and… >>

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The Truth About 11 Allergy Myths You’ve Probably Always Believed

Are you really allergic to penicillin? Will your pet make you sneeze and wheeze? Is black mold… >>

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6 Nutrition Strategies for a Stronger Sex Drive

Some people vouch for the effect of foods on their sex drive, but extravagant claims for… >>

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Beyond Angelina Jolie: 5 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About the Breast- and Ovarian-Cancer Gene

A BRCA gene carrier, Jolie recently revealed she had her ovaries removed, two years after her… >>

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Why a Doctor Wants You to Know These 9 Crucial Facts About Tuberculosis

An ancient disease that is still an epidemic in much of the world, tuberculosis, or TB, is largely… >>

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7 First Aid Mistakes That Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Treating an injury promptly and properly can have a huge effect on recovery. Still, many patients… >>

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9 Surprising Secrets Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health

See something funky in the mirror? From white spots to red bumps, a number of diseases can show up… >>

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Lemon Boosts Mood, Banana Curbs Cravings: 7 Healing Scents for Your Health

Let aromatherapy improve your health. Get a whiff of these powerful scents to sleep better, quit… >>

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7 Better Ways to Cook Superfoods

Veggies contain antioxidants that are fat soluble (meaning your body absorbs them better when… >>

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Why Happiness Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

It's not happiness we should be striving for. It's meaning. >>

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11 Health Benefits of Green Tea You Haven’t Heard Before

This miracle beverage is effective at fighting everything from cancer to acne. So pour a cup, and… >>

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Clear Clutter, Feel Happier: Why Such a Tiny Move Can Recharge Your Life

A messy life can get in the way of your making good habits and reaching your goals, argues Gretchen… >>

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How to Reduce Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles: 6 Surefire Tricks

If the eyes are the mirror to the soul, some people’s souls look puffy, dark, tired, and… >>

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9 Nutritionists Take Candid Photos of Their Fridges (and Prove They’re Human) 

Think their refrigerators are packed with kale and baby carrots? When we asked nutritionists to… >>

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Eat Beans, Lose Weight: 7 Convincing Ways Beans Blast Fat and Curb Cravings

Certain beans and legumes—or “pulses” as they are commonly known in other countries—are the… >>

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8 Ways You’re Probably Showering Wrong

Dermatologists reveal the most common showering mistakes you might not even know you’re making… >>

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Get Through Hump Day: 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Happier at Work

If you think you have to love, love, love your job to be happy at work, consider this research that… >>

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Vitamins for Eyes: 5 Recipes to Avoid Macular Degeneration

An estimated 15 million Americans have age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of… >>

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7 Catchy Mnemonic Devices That Could Save Your Life

If only all of life's emergencies came with a mnemonic device. Fortunately, these—from heart… >>