Everyday Wellness

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Fun Flashback: Vintage Health Claims from ’60s Reader’s Digest Magazine Ads

Sugar helps you lose weight? Get the fastest tan under the sun? Find out which of these 'Mad… >>

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5 Powerfully Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

This orange superstar isn’t just for jack-o’-lanterns: It’s full of beta-carotene, fiber… >>

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Which Brain Exercises Improve Memory Best?

The exercises you do to keep your mind sharp may not be enough to improve memory over time, but new… >>

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4 Prediabetes Mistakes to Avoid

One third of Americans have prediabetes, which puts them on the fast track to full-blown illness… >>

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A Day in the Life of Your Nose

One salacious schnoz explains how she’s much more than a messy mucus maker. >>

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What Vitamins Should I Take? Secrets Doctors Tell Their Friends

When physicians have heart-to-heart chats with their pals, their advice often differs from the… >>

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Unusual Menstrual Cycle Symptoms to Watch For

Mood swings and bloating are well known menstrual cycle symptoms, but fluctuating hormones could… >>

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6 Unusual Exercise Programs Worth Trying

If you're looking to change up your workout, one of these trending exercise programs just might be… >>

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Fun Trivia: How 10 Body Parts Got Their Names

Which bird is your tailbone is named after, what's that space between your nose and eyebrows… >>

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7 Mind Tricks You Didn’t Know You Fell For

Your thoughts and behavior are surprisingly affected by seemingly unconnected ways because of the… >>

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10 Poison Ivy Home Remedies

Like cough home remedies and home remedies for headaches, these natural poison ivy home remedies… >>

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Controversial Health Topic: Is Electricity Making Us Sick and Fat?

Electricity allows us to stay glued to our laptops or Xboxes until the wee hours of the morning… >>

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Controversial Health Topic: Do Wrinkles Predict Fragile Bones?

About one in two women over the age of 50 break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the… >>

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Controversial Health Topic: The Herpes Virus Causes Alzheimer’s

Could that pesky little cold sore be responsible for destroying your memory? It sounds incredible… >>

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Controversial Health Topic: Is Depression an Inflammatory Disorder?

For the past 50 years, the conventional wisdom among many psychiatrists was that depression was… >>

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Controversial Health Topic: Gluten Issues Are Caused by C-Sections

About one in three babies in the United States today is delivered by cesarean section, a 53 percent… >>

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Controversial Health Topic: Obesity Is Caused by a Virus

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

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7 Truly Unusual Ways to Be Happy

We've heard about meditating, exercising, and decluttering our lives in our quest to be happy… >>

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Mosquito Bites: 10 Weird Reasons You’re Getting Bitten

Mosquitoes buzz: Whom they love to bite, where they like to hang out, and which repellents they… >>

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3 Summer Skin Problems, Solved

Relief is on its way with research-backed solutions for these common summer skin problems. >>