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Diet & Weight Loss
Pink Himalayan Salt vs. Sea Salt: Which Is Better for You?
Everything you need to know to confidently choose between sea salt and pink Himalayan salt.
Does the Bone Broth Diet Work for Weight Loss?
How Many Calories Does Sex Burn?
The 2-Minute Concussion Test Anyone Can Do
The 12 Most Dangerous Bugs to Watch Out for This Summer and How to Protect Yourself
14 Fruits and Vegetables You Shouldn’t Peel—And 9 You Should
My Body Was Destroying Itself—And It Took Doctors 5 Years to Figure Out Why
Imagine Florida being too cool: That's the case for this woman with a rare condition...
10 Benefits of Kissing You Probably Never Knew
You'll want to pucker up after learning these kissing benefits.
How I Got Lung Cancer at 31—Without Ever Smoking a Single Cigarette
Rachael Malmberg was 31 when she received a deadly diagnosis. She is fighting her condition and...
If You Have This Mark on Your Nail, You Should Get Checked for Cancer
Don't brush off this easy-to-ignore symptom.
This Is How Often—and For How Long—You Should Exercise, According to a Personal Trainer
Sure, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to personal fitness. But if there's a secret to...
Why You Shouldn’t Be Sleeping with the TV On
Do you wake up wondering how the muffin top popped up in the middle of...
Wash Your Hands Immediately After Touching These 10 Things
Washing your hands is a given if you want to avoid germs—but it's especially...
13 Times You’re Overusing Hand Sanitizer
Attention, germaphobes! These situations may call for a good old fashioned hand washing because your...
Everything You’ve Heard About Surviving a Rip Current Is Wrong
Plus, more common myths about rip currents, debunked.
15 High-Protein Snacks Nutritionists Actually Eat
Nutritionists love these satisfying, high-protein snacks you can buy or make at home.
The Right Way to Treat a Jellyfish Sting—That Has Nothing to Do with Peeing
Only try that disgusting method if you want to add insult (and pain) to your...
Here’s What Weight-Loss Advice Looked Like Nearly 100 Years Ago
Published in the very first issue of Reader's Digest magazine, the article "How to Regulate...
9 Times Ibuprofen Won’t Work—And Could Be Dangerous
Athletes call it "Vitamin I." Women with menstrual cramps depend upon it. But scientists are...
Confirmed—Talking to Yourself Is Actually a Good Thing
Talking to yourself doesn’t mean you’re crazy. In fact, science approves of it!
9 Foolproof Tricks to Avoid Tick-Borne Illnesses
Avoiding a tick bite is the best protection against tick-borne illnesses, including one that's more...
9 Secret Signs Your Bones Are in Trouble
Know the signs before it’s too late.
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