Everyday Wellness

Will More Sleep Help the New York Jets Win?
Will More Sleep Help the New York Jets Win?

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan made headlines last week for bringing in sleep specialists to… >>

50 Secrets Your Surgeon Won't Tell You
50 Secrets Your Surgeon Won’t Tell You

Surgeons have our lives in their hands, but most of us know more about the people who cut our hair… >>

4 Soothing Sounds to Beat Insomnia
4 Soothing Sounds to Beat Insomnia

Nothing gets me to sleep quite like rain on my window. So when skies are clear, I have to get… >>

Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting
Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting

Straight from the files of “what’s wrong with our health care system” comes this gem: An… >>

Uniting a City, One Chalk Square at a Time
Uniting a City, One Chalk Square at a Time

Scientific research tells us that channeling our inner 5-year-old can improve health and boost… >>

Are TV Reruns the Perfect Energy Booster?
Are TV Reruns the Perfect Energy Booster?

Indulging in an episode or two (okay, a marathon) of Wife Swap before I go to sleep might not sound… >>

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Drink Too Much Last Night? Blame the Glass

Over-imbibers take note: It turns out your beer glass may be responsible for how fast you down your… >>

5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill
5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill

As RD's health editor, I'm always on the lookout for clever home cures for everyday aches and… >>

Amazing Tricks for Healthy, Glowing Skin
Amazing Tricks for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Beauty is only skin-deep, but the importance of healthy skin goes a lot deeper. Here are easy ways… >>

Why We All Need a 'Designated Texter'
Why We All Need a ‘Designated Texter’

Have you seen any of the sobering anti-texting-and-driving commercials for AT&T’s “It Can… >>