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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27 Healthy Breakfast Ideas You Can Use Today

Studies find that what you eat for breakfast influences what you eat the rest of the day, so it's… >>

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Actually, There’s a Right Time to Take “Once a Day” Meds

When it comes to your medications for depression, allergies, heartburn, and more, timing is… >>

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News From the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: how slashing sugar can help you live longer, why… >>

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A Fascinating Look at How Doctors Choose to Die

Our final days are not like theirs. But they should be. >>

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3 Telemedicine Apps Everyone Should Know (Just in Case)

Here's how to use your smartphone to get top medical care and information any time, any place. >>

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Why Freaky Thinkers Finish First: Stephen Dubner Explains

To find the best solution hiding in plain sight, try Freakonomics coauthor Stephen Dubner’s method >>

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5 Surprising Reasons Your Belly’s Bloated

Editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello reveals 5 unexpected factors that play a role in belly bloat. >>

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9 Common Foot Problems and Podiatrists’ Simple Solutions

Foot problems can plague you any time of year, but summer can be especially damaging. We asked… >>

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RD Global Poll: What Makes Us Happiest?

Reader's Digest asked its readers worldwide to rank how these four key aspects impact their… >>

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How to Be Happier Where It Matters

Lasting contentment can be ours, say happiness experts, if we look in the right places. >>

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13 Secrets Your Eye Doctor Won’t Tell You

The experts weigh in on the best way to care for your eyes. >>

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13 Home Remedies for Canker Sores

These natural home remedies will take the pain out of your canker sore and help it heal quickly. >>

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11 Home Remedies for Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a sign that your body is trying to rid itself of something toxic in your system. Avoid… >>

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9 Things to Know About Heart Attacks Before You Have One

Recognize these common heart attack signs and symptoms so you know what to expect before a heart… >>

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7 Things You Do That Only Make the Pain Worse

Your thoughts and attitude toward your pain play a bigger role than you think in your pain… >>

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8 Signs of Disease That Are Written All Over Your Face

When doctors chat with patients eye to eye, it’s not just about creating rapport. Certain facial… >>

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How to Look Younger: 9 Tricks Dermatologists Don’t Give Away for Free

We got dermatologists and plastic surgeons to reveal the simple look-younger tricks that could put… >>

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11 Home Remedies for a Toothache

Cavities often cause tooth pain, along with fillings that have come loose, a cracked tooth, an… >>

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5 Ways to Protect Your Arteries From a Fatty Meal

High-fat meals can constrict arteries for hours, reducing blood flow. If you can't give up grill… >>

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What Medication Do Most Men Not Need?

Pharmaceutical companies have convinced men that common effects of aging, like slowing down and… >>