Wellness Advice

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… >>

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… >>

Dare to Try a ‘Mirror Fast’?
Dare to Try a ‘Mirror Fast’?

Could you go a month—or even a year—without looking at yourself in the mirror? It’s a new… >>

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… >>

One Thing Anyone Can Do to Get Instantly Happier
One Thing Anyone Can Do to Get Instantly Happier

There are quirky New York City moments—for example, commuting on a crowded subway next to a… >>

Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?
Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?

As if you needed justification to head to the shore some time this summer, a new British study… >>

The 5 Best Ways to Deal With Anger
The 5 Best Ways to Deal With Anger

Did you know angry people are three times more likely than calmer ones to have a heart attack?… >>

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… >>