Everyday Wellness

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5 Ways You’re Washing Your Hands Wrong That Could Make You Sick

Improper handwashing can leave you susceptible to germs. Make sure you’re not making common… >>

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6 Things Your Eye Color Might Reveal About Your Health and Personality

Have a competitive streak? Do people find you trustworthy? These traits could have to do with your… >>

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2 Surprising Things to Do On an Empty Stomach (And 3 You Definitely Shouldn’t)

A grumbly tummy can help you make better decisions or improve your sex life, but an empty stomach… >>

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8 Bizarre Ways Your Spouse Can Affect Your Health

Your partner’s personality, exercise habits, work hours, and more can have surprising effects on… >>

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50 Secrets Food Manufacturers Don’t Tell You That Could Change the Way You Eat

Eye-opening insights from company executives, marketers, and food scientists into how your food is… >>

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7 Weird Benefits of Black Pepper (That Have Nothing to Do With Cooking)

Black pepper's perks reach far beyond the spice rack. Read on for ways to use black pepper to ease… >>

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5 Scientific Reasons to Feel Optimistic on a Rainy Day

Feeling blue during April showers? Here, surprising ways rainy days actually benefit your mood… >>

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Health Secrets Your Feet Wish They Could Tell You

If your feet could talk, they might say, "You berate my bunions, curse my achy heels, and pop my… >>

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6 Simple Eating Habits of People Who Live to 100

Centenarians in the Blue Zones—locations around the globe known for longevity and good… >>

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Does Coffee Dehydrate? Stunt Growth? 8 Important Coffee Questions, Answered

You may guzzle coffee every day, but do you know how exactly it affects your health? Experts weigh… >>

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The Truth About 11 Allergy Myths You’ve Probably Always Believed

Are you really allergic to penicillin? Will your pet make you sneeze and wheeze? Is black mold… >>

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7 First Aid Mistakes That Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Treating an injury promptly and properly can have a huge effect on recovery. Still, many patients… >>

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9 Surprising Secrets Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health

See something funky in the mirror? From white spots to red bumps, a number of diseases can show up… >>

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Lemon Boosts Mood, Banana Curbs Cravings: 7 Healing Scents for Your Health

Let aromatherapy improve your health. Get a whiff of these powerful scents to sleep better, quit… >>

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Clear Clutter, Feel Happier: Why Such a Tiny Move Can Recharge Your Life

A messy life can get in the way of your making good habits and reaching your goals, argues Gretchen… >>

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Why Happiness Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

It's not happiness we should be striving for. It's meaning. >>

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Get Through Hump Day: 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Happier at Work

If you think you have to love, love, love your job to be happy at work, consider this research that… >>

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6 Brilliantly Low-Budget Inventions That Could Help Save the World

From purified drinking water to safer home births, these genius inventions bring hope and… >>

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5 Ways to Mentally Survive Winter Even If You Really, Really Hate It

Brutally frigid winters can take a toll on your mood, but these little steps can help brighten your… >>

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Laugh, Cuddle to Unclog Arteries? Why One Cardiologist Swears By Happy Healers

Michael Miller, MD, has seen firsthand how the power of positive emotions can help our hearts get… >>