Everyday Wellness

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Popular Old Wives’ Tales: Fiction or Fact?

Will you a catch a cold with wet hair? Will your potato salad go bad in the heat? Does a drink help… >>

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8 Energy Boosting Foods

Next time you're dragging, put down the coffee and pick up one of these foods as an alternative way… >>

Eat Healthier: 13 Food Myths You Still Think Are True
Eat Healthier: 13 Food Myths You Still Think Are True

Are carbs evil? Does chicken always have to be cooked skinless? Ditch your old-school thinking and… >>

The Meaning of Sin: How Being Bad Is Good For You
The Meaning of Sin: How Being Bad Is Good For You

Modern science reveals a silver lining in even the blackest cloak of sin. >>

How the Brain Works With Google, GPS, and Other Technologies
How the Brain Works With Google, GPS, and Other Technologies

See how five technologies scramble your brain: GPS turns you into a terrible driver, Google mucks… >>

Don't Screw It Up: 11 Ways to Make Today Better
Don’t Screw It Up: 11 Ways to Make Today Better

Try these tips from Don't Screw It Up! to save time, money, and dignity on everything from your… >>

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Deadly Mind Tricks

Solid intuition or not, sometimes our gut instincts lead us to fatal errors. Learn about the brain… >>

Sleep Deprived? 8 Tips to Stay Sharp
Sleep Deprived? 8 Tips to Stay Sharp

Researchers at the University of California-Berkeley connect a decline in cognitive function with… >>

6 Secrets to Staying Happy–and Sharp
6 Secrets to Staying Happy–and Sharp

Can lifting your spirits boost your brain power? Here are six simple ways to lighten your mood and… >>

11 Superfoods That Stand the Test of Time
11 Superfoods That Stand the Test of Time

When it comes to healthy eating, it can be hard to separate superfood from superfad, but these 11… >>

6 Ways to Stay Healthier than Your Parents
6 Ways to Stay Healthier than Your Parents

Being overweight, out of shape, short of breath, and having chronic diseases could keep you from… >>

10 Wildly Overinflated Hospital Costs
10 Wildly Overinflated Hospital Costs

A Tylenol pill for $15? Or $53 per pair of gloves? Here, a medical billing advocate reveals some of… >>

5 Surprising Ways to Stop Seasonal Allergies
5 Surprising Ways to Stop Seasonal Allergies

Taking an antihistamine isn't the only way to battle seasonal allergies: Here's what else you… >>

13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain
13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain

I'm the engine that keeps you running all day long, and I'm here to share the mysteries of how I… >>

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13 Strange Body Facts, Exposed!

We asked experts for true stories and odd human body facts. What they told us might surprise you. >>

13+ Things Cardiologists Won’t Tell You
13+ Things Cardiologists Won’t Tell You

The surprising things your heart doctor really thinks about your weight, your red wine habit, and… >>

5 Ways Not to Be That Annoying Sick Person at the Gym
5 Ways Not to Be That Annoying Sick Person at the Gym

When you take the right steps to protect your health (and that of innocent gym goers), working out… >>

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8 Aging Myths, Debunked

Are a lower libido, achy joints, and a grumpy mood guaranteed side-effects of growing older? With… >>

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… >>

Quiz: How Well Are You Preventing Illness?
Quiz: How Well Are You Preventing Illness?

Part 4 of our 8-part series: Take this fun quiz, and learn the Secrets of Healthy Americans, based… >>