Everyday Wellness

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Funny Medical Acronyms, Decoded

Say what? Here's some of the more shocking slang that doctors might use. >>

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8 Reasons Marriage Is Better Than the Gym

Here's how your relationship can keep you healthy, active, and lean. >>

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5 Surprising Habits That Make You Sick

Many of our daily habits could be sabotaging longevity, according to the thought-provoking book The… >>

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What to Eat to Cure Insomnia

These natural foods that promote relaxation might be just the ways to fall asleep. >>

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7 Extraordinary Uses for Olive Oil

Take your bottle of olive oil out of the kitchen and find out other surprising uses for it around… >>

Quiz: Are You a Healthy Sleeper?
Quiz: Are You a Healthy Sleeper?

Part 2 of an 8-part series: Take this fun quiz, and learn the Secrets of Healthy Americans, based… >>

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How to Take a Nap

From the best time of day to the perfect snooze length, here’s the experts' guide on how to take… >>

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The Essential Guide to Deeper Sleep

They may never have stepped foot in a sleep lab, but these unusual sleep experts know the secrets… >>

Easy Spring Recipe: Fish Tacos
Easy Spring Recipe: Fish Tacos

Try this simple, diabetes-friendly recipe to jazz up the dinner plate and keep your blood sugar… >>

The Speedy Guide to Make-Ahead Oatmeal
The Speedy Guide to Make-Ahead Oatmeal

Try these four easy, make-ahead techniques to enjoy delicious oatmeal with minimal fuss during the… >>

The Healthiest Approach to Daylight Saving Time
The Healthiest Approach to Daylight Saving Time

Whether you're upset about the lost hour or excited about the longer days, make sure the spring… >>

Hospital Checklists to Avoid Medication Mistakes
Hospital Checklists to Avoid Medication Mistakes

Medication mistakes and communication failures can make hospital care riskier than it needs to be… >>

The 5 Most Nutrition-Packed Foods
The 5 Most Nutrition-Packed Foods

This list of the most nutritious foods comes from Susan Burke, R.D., vice president of nutrition… >>

Gaining Weight? Maybe It's Your Medicine
Gaining Weight? Maybe It’s Your Medicine

If you're gaining weight for no reason or having trouble losing it, check the contents of your… >>

12 More Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You
12 More Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

Find out what doctors really think when you diagnose your child over the internet, question the… >>

13+ Things Your Pediatrician Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

Go behind the scenes with your child's doctor to see what he is really thinking. >>

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Nature’s Best Stress Soothers

Chill out by adding these four foods to your daily diet. >>

Coffee: The Miracle Drug
Coffee: The Miracle Drug

When was the last time you heard a doctor use the word miracle? Well, wake up and smell the coffee. >>

3 Blood-Pressure Signs You Should Never Ignore
3 Blood-Pressure Signs You Should Never Ignore

Are you — or your doctor — shrugging off early warnings of brewing blood pressure trouble? The… >>

Nature's Best Stress Soothers
Nature’s Best Stress Soothers

These tasty tension tamers can help boost your mood and protect your body. >>