Wellness Advice

6 Ways Kissing Makes You Stronger
6 Ways Kissing Makes You Stronger

Pucker up: These kissing tips will keep any couple strong—physically and mentally. >>

Perfect Timing: How to Make the Most of the Day
Perfect Timing: How to Make the Most of the Day

From when to send e-mail, sell something on ebay, or make a baby, find out how to best use your 24… >>

Secret Beauty Tips to Look Good When You're Sick
Secret Beauty Tips to Look Good When You’re Sick

Getting sick during flu and cold season is a given, but looking sick doesn't have to be! Here are… >>

13 Strange Body Facts, Exposed!
13 Strange Body Facts, Exposed!

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

Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?
Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?

First, a shoutout to my two-year-old’s four grandparents, who spend hours a week helping watch… >>

Is HIV Home Testing a Game-Changer? Magic Johnson Thinks So
Is HIV Home Testing a Game-Changer? Magic Johnson Thinks So

As the first over-the-counter HIV test becomes available nationwide, here's how it will really… >>

This Fall, Become a Volunteer Farmer
This Fall, Become a Volunteer Farmer

During the week, I'm a magazine editor. But sometimes, on the weekend, I'm a farmer. WWOOF… >>

Quiz: Can You Spot the Salt in Your Food?
Quiz: Can You Spot the Salt in Your Food?

Too much salt can affect your heart, brain, and kidneys, but many everyday foods pack a hidden… >>

6 Healthy Numbers You Need to Know
6 Healthy Numbers You Need to Know

Take control of your health by learning these six numbers; they'll help with everything from losing… >>

13 Things Your Breasts Won’t Tell You
13 Things Your Breasts Won’t Tell You

Read up on what’s normal and not for your breasts, along with how to keep them healthy and… >>

America's 10 Sharpest, Smartest Cities
America’s 10 Sharpest, Smartest Cities

Based on a formula by leading cognition experts, we determined the 10 sharpest and smartest cities… >>

News from the World of Medicine
News from the World of Medicine

We round up the latest medical advances and emerging breakthroughs in science and technology. >>

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… >>

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… >>

Drink Too Much Last Night? Blame the Glass
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… >>

Power Food Pairings for Incredible Health
Power Food Pairings for Incredible Health

New research shows that by combining these nutritional superheroes together, you'll pack an even… >>