Everyday Wellness

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Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water: Rethink What You Drink

Chemicals, contaminants, pollution, price: new reasons to rethink what you drink and beware of… >>

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8 Sneaky Things That Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels

Whether you have diabetes and measure your blood sugar levels daily or are just concerned about… >>

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Depression: The Secret Men Won’t Admit

When he seems ticked off or withdrawn, it may not be what you think. >>

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6 Reasons the Holidays Are Healthier than You Think

The holidays get a bad rap when it comes to health, but the physicians of The Doctors explain how… >>

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17 Ways to Beat Your Television Addiction

Escape couch potato syndrome with these tips to get your boob-tube time under control >>

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Roald Dahl’s Heartbreaking Lesson About Childhood Vaccinations

Olivia Dahl was seven years old in November 1962 when she displayed the hallmarks of a measles… >>

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5 Ancient Habits to Help You Lose Weight Today

Sticking to a healthy diet was simple in ancient times, when physicians like Hippocrates and the… >>

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Cold and Flu Season Etiquette: 14 Rules for Yucky Situations

Top manners experts advise how to handle those excruciatingly uncomfortable (and germy) moments… >>

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Sore Throat Remedies: 16 Natural Gargles

Gargling is a simple and remarkably effective way to kill germs and soothe a sore throat. Try one… >>

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Is Saturated Fat Bad? The Latest Studies Say…

For some experts, saturated fat is a major health risk. Others say it's not so bad. Who's right? We… >>

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Surprising Ways to Be Happier Without Really Trying

The simplicity of these science-backed happiness habits—and how easy they are to incorporate in… >>

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A Day in the Life of Your Skin

Why scratching feels so good, moisturizer is my saving grace, and salmon is my favorite food. >>

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News From the World of Medicine

A back pain myth debunked, the new way to detect Alzheimer's, and more from the latest health news… >>

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What Your Doctor’s Really Thinking (But Won’t Say to Your Face)

Here's what your doctors would tell you if they weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or hurting… >>

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The 4 Occasions It’s Okay to Curse

Studies have shown that there are times when it's acceptable, even healthier, to use curse words… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Hippocratic Oaths Everyone Should Take

Do no harm, and take a walk. Reader's Digest's editor in chief Liz Vaccariello offers a handful of… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: In Defense of (Burned) Food

If you, like Larry King, like your food extra well done, tune in: Reader's Digest editor in chief… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: The Unfiltered Truth About E-Cigarettes

Reader's Digest editor in chief Liz Vaccariello warns that, despite their popularity, e-cigarettes… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Is Gluten-Free the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread?

Liz Vaccariello, editor in chief of Reader's Digest, gives longtime bagel-lover Larry King a lesson… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: All Hail Kale

Reader's Digest's editor in chief Liz Vaccariello introduces Larry King to the myriad benefits of… >>