Everyday Wellness

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16 Foods That Help You Sleep

Many foods contain naturally occurring substances that bring on sleep; here are some of the best… >>

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6 Simple Eating Habits of People Who Live to 100

Centenarians in the Blue Zones—locations around the globe known for longevity and good… >>

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13 Secrets Gyms Probably Won’t Tell You

Ever wonder just how germy gyms are? Or how they convince you to buy those pricey training… >>

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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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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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12 Things You Should Really Never Microwave

Popping the wrong foods, containers, or mugs in the microwave could make you sick, expose you to… >>

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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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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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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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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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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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10 Tips for Healthy, White Teeth

Not only do your teeth help you talk and chew, they can make or break your appearance. Here are 10… >>

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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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6 Brilliantly Low-Budget Inventions That Could Help Save the World

From purified drinking water to safer home births, these genius inventions bring hope and… >>

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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… >>

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5 Ways to Mentally Survive Winter Even If You Really, Really Hate It

Brutally frigid winters can take a toll on your mood, but these little steps can help brighten your… >>

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America’s Sleep Crisis Is Making Us Sick, Fat, and Stupid. But There’s Hope.

Sleep deprivation now rivals obesity and smoking as our greatest public health crisis. Here's what… >>