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Diet & Weight Loss
My “Finger Twitch” Turned out to Be Brain Inflammation
When this young, healthy woman developed symptoms that progressed from cramped fingers to hallucinations and seizures, her doctors thought she was losing her mind. Actually, she was losing her brain.
Finally! This Is Why Paper Cuts Hurt So Much
What It’s Really Like to Live with Gout
The Real Reason Some People Hate the Sound of Chewing
This Is the Toughest Ab Exercise—But Everyone Should Try It
9 Sneaky Things You Touch Every Day That Could be Toxic
10 Best Supplements for Depression Worth Trying
Everyone is different, but some form of talk therapy and antidepressants (if you need them)...
30 Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Don't dismiss these symptoms, no matter how trivial they might seem. Getting checked out could...
10 Pains You Should Never, Ever Ignore
Pain that signals a life-threatening condition is usually intense, starts abruptly, and is associated with...
11 Foods You’re Throwing Out Too Soon
Don't trash these common ingredients quite yet—they have incredible lifespans.
The Best Sleep Doctor in Every State
To find the top sleep doctors across the United States, we looked for certification in...
13 Weird Things That Make People Sneeze
A glass of wine, a workout, the mere thought of sex? Seriously, all three of...
This Hormone Could Protect Against Alzheimer’s—Here’s How to Get More of It
New research suggests your body can fight Alzheimer's on its own—provided you're following this...
16 Bedtime Snacks That Will Help You Sleep Better
Many foods contain naturally occurring substances that bring on sleep. Here are some of the...
7 Things That Can Happen If You Don’t Wash Your Hands
Handwashing is a simple act that you (hopefully!) do many times a day, but it's...
Everyday Medications You Probably Shouldn’t Take When You Exercise
Taking certain medications before or after exercising can lead to hazardous side effects.
8 Nutrients You Shouldn’t Take in Pill Form
Did you know that your old standby of pills may not always be the wisest...
Just One Night of Poor Sleep May Be Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
Science is closing in on a potential way to spot Alzheimer's disease early enough to...
This Is How Long It Takes to Pass a Kidney Stone
Here's how long you'll probably be in pain.
14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat at Buffets
Ice under the food doesn't mean it's cold enough to keep the food safe. Learn...
What the FDA Needs You to Know About Alzheimer’s “Cures”
If a supplement sounds too good to be true, it probably is—the FDA is...
This Is What Drinking Celery Juice Really Does to Your Body
Hint: It's not a cure-all.
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Nutritionists snack smart, keeping their between-meal eats to 100 to 300 calories. We peeked inside their bags...