Everyday Wellness

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How to Deal with a Depressed Spouse

If you think your partner may be depressed, your first step is to pay attention to the clues to get… >>

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What to Eat When You Have a Cold

Each year, there are one billion cases of the common cold in the U.S. alone. Here's what to eat… >>

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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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10 Key Moves to Live Your Best Life

Ten ways to unlock your best life—with a single action. >>

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6 Surprising Reasons You Can’t Fall Asleep

Our partners at hit show "The Doctors" dole out feel-great advice to zap common sleep problems. >>

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7 Holiday Safety Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Not to get all Grinch, but holiday decorating can be a disaster if you’re not careful. Learn how… >>

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Excuse Me: 8 Surprising Foods That Cause Gas

You might think these healthy foods are good to eat, but for many they create too much gas buildup… >>

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5 Free Personality Tests You Can Take in Minutes

These quick online quizzes offer surprisingly accurate snapshots of your defining characteristics. >>

How to Look Younger: 10 Secrets Even Your Best Friend Doesn't Know
How to Look Younger: 10 Secrets Even Your Best Friend Doesn’t Know

Do you think you look older than you feel? If you improve your appearance, you'll feel better, too. >>

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Can You Get Healthier by Shopping?

Hitting the stores can boost your brainpower, lift your mood, and even burn calories. Here’s why… >>

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10 Things to Know About the Flu Virus

Want to know how to avoid the flu? Here's what the virus would tell you if it could: whom it loves… >>

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Which Alarming Health Concerns You Can (and Can’t) Ignore

Scary medical headlines grab all the attention, but these everyday habits may be more likely to… >>

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Steel Your Gut for Stomach Flu Season

Norovirus—or stomach flu—can really put your body through the ringer. Here’s what infectious… >>

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Are You Normal or Nuts? 2013 Edition

Calling all neurotics, paranoids, and phobics! Our panel of experts says you might not be as loony… >>

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13 Things Plastic Surgeons Won’t Tell You

Plastic surgery before and after photos may be alluring, but before you consider going under the… >>

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10 Proven Ways to Boost Creative Thinking

Creativity isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition. The latest psychological research shows that… >>

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The Accidental History of 10 Common Drugs

These true tales of discovery in The Drug Book by Michael C. Gerald might change the way you think… >>

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Can Birth Order Predict Your Health?

Birth order stereotypes (like firstborn achiever, or middle-child mediator) may have a profound… >>

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Surprise: Candy Is Better for You Than You Thought

Healthy candy? You bet—see how your favorite "junk" food can help relieve stress and more. >>

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The Humble Beginnings of 5 Big Ideas

Where we see tangled headphones, annoying insects, and painful bandages, these scientists saw the… >>