Everyday Wellness

  • Hey. I'm Your Skin.

    Hey. I'm Your Skin.

    Learn why scratching me feels so good, moisturizer is my saving grace, and more secrets about what I need. >>

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7 New Year’s Resolutions Health Experts Wish You’d Really Make

Ditch those pie-in-the-sky New Year’s resolutions you make every year. With these doctor- and… >>

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How to Increase Energy: 7 Morning Stretches to Jump-Start Your Day

Yoga legend Tara Stiles makes it easy to increase energy with these fatigue-fighting moves you can… >>

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8 Sneaky Things That Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels

Whether you have diabetes and measure your blood sugar levels daily or are just concerned about… >>

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7 Things Doctors May Not Tell You About Healthy Blood Pressure

Recent stats show that about one-third of Americans—that’s 67 million people—have high blood… >>

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6 Reasons the Holidays Are Healthier than You Think

The holidays get a bad rap when it comes to health, but the physicians of The Doctors explain how… >>

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Roald Dahl’s Heartbreaking Lesson About Childhood Vaccinations

Olivia Dahl was seven years old in November 1962 when she displayed the hallmarks of a measles… >>

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Cold and Flu Season Etiquette: 14 Rules for Yucky Situations

Top manners experts advise how to handle those excruciatingly uncomfortable (and germy) moments… >>

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Is Saturated Fat Bad? The Latest Studies Say…

For some experts, saturated fat is a major health risk. Others say it's not so bad. Who's right? We… >>

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Surprising Ways to Be Happier Without Really Trying

The simplicity of these science-backed happiness habits—and how easy they are to incorporate in… >>

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A Day in the Life of Your Skin

Why scratching feels so good, moisturizer is my saving grace, and salmon is my favorite food. >>

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News From the World of Medicine

A back pain myth debunked, the new way to detect Alzheimer's, and more from the latest health news… >>

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5 Ancient Habits to Help You Lose Weight Today

Sticking to a healthy diet was simple in ancient times, when physicians like Hippocrates and the… >>

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

Here's what your doctors would tell you if they weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or hurting… >>

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The 4 Occasions It’s Okay to Curse

Studies have shown that there are times when it's acceptable, even healthier, to use curse words… >>

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9 Everyday Items Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat

These surfaces have more germs than the average toilet seat, and you’ve likely already touched at… >>

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9 Home Remedies to Quickly Heal Blisters

They may be hard to prevent, but they're a cinch to heal. Learn how get quick relief from even your… >>

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How to Cure a Hangover Naturally

Overdo it last night? Rebound quickly with these all-natural hangover home remedies, most of which… >>

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20 Secrets Massage Therapists Know About Your Body

In just one hourlong session, they can decode everything from whether you need a new pillow to how… >>

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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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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… >>