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14 Ways to Lower Triglycerides Naturally
Are your triglyceride levels elevated? You may not know about the many ways you can...
These Are the Best Sleeping Positions for Your Health, According to Science
One simple adjustment to your sleeping position can improve your circulation, ease back pain, and...
What Causes Night Sweats? 14 Medical Explanations
Could your bed double as a wading pool by morning? Here's what causes night sweats—...
12 Diseases Doctors Can Actually Detect Through Smell
Many diseases and conditions have their own "breathprint," and this may soon pave the way...
9 Health Clues Hiding Right on Your Tongue
See something funky in the mirror? Don't worry, it's most likely not a strange tongue...
17 Medical Reasons You Always Feel Cranky
There could be a condition behind your snapping.
What Is Lupus—And 9 Everyday Things That Trigger It
The lowdown on this difficult-to-diagnose autoimmune disease—and what you can do to minimize its...
My “Hernia” Turned Out to Be Stage 3 Melanoma
This woman's love of the outdoors led to a diagnosis of melanoma. Now Sara Langill...
12 “Innocent” Tick Mistakes That Are Putting Your Health in Danger
Being vigilant about ticks takes a lot more than keeping your lawn short, scanning your...
1 in 3 People Could Develop This Alzheimer’s-Like Disease by Age 85
A new disease mimics Alzheimer's symptoms in people aged 85 and older—but it's entirely different....
8 First Aid Tricks ER Doctors Wish You Knew
From how to stem bleeding to the secret of saving a knocked-out tooth, these are...
My “Sprained Ankles” Turned Out to Be Uncontrolled Gout
After repeated ankle sprains—and no memory of turning his ankle—this man knew something...
What Do Bed Bug Bites Look Like?
Bed bug bites come in a variety of shapes and sizes—including no reaction at...
13 Medical Reasons You’re Tired All the Time
You might think it’s a Daylight Savings Time hangover, an insanely busy schedule, or...
My Childhood Illness Came Back After 16 Years—And Almost Killed Me
Being alone abroad is challenging enough; add a life-threatening situation with no one to help,...
20 Jobs That Can Up Your Risk for Cancer
Is your job making you sick? If it's listed here, the answer might be yes....
45 Things Heart Doctors Do to Protect Their Own Hearts
Heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States, more than all cancers combined....
Nothing Stopped My Severe Migraines Until I Dropped This One Food from My Diet
I spent years trying to find my migraine trigger—but it wasn't until my baby...
15 Things Brain Doctors Wish You Knew About Strokes
Every 40 seconds in the United States, someone experiences a stroke. Learn what doctors need you...
My “Menopause” Symptoms Turned Out to Be Cervical Cancer
Carol Lacey's symptoms didn't seem too bad, and she wasn't too worried when she went...
50 Secrets Hospitals Don’t Want to Tell You (But Every Patient Should Know)
No one looks forward to a health crisis, but our insights and tips will help...
The Thyroid Cancer Symptoms I Ignored—But You Shouldn’t
My sneezing, coughing, and wheezing seemed like springtime allergy symptoms—but they turned out to...
How to Get Rid of Skin Tags, According to a Dermatologist
They seem harmless, but there's a very good reason you shouldn't ignore them.
Anxiety Attack vs. Panic Attack: How to Tell the Difference
These two conditions have similarities but are extremely different in terms of intensity and how...
11 Silent Signs of Mono You Shouldn’t Ignore
The virus responsible for infectious mononucleosis (commonly known as mono) affects about 90 percent of the...
75 Secrets Nurses Wish They Could Tell You
Doctors are clueless about what really happens in the beds, rooms, and halls of our...
12 Signs Your Back Pain Is Actually Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis may be the most common disease you've never heard of—not to mention...
21 Twitchy, Itchy Explanations for Why Your Scalp Itches
A little itch here and there is nothing to be concerned about, but when you...
8 Things Science Has Linked to a Higher Risk of Stroke
Stroke kills more Americans each year than diabetes and high blood pressure combined. Learn what...
Doing These 9 Things Can Cut Your Risk of Dementia by 35 Percent—Here’s Why
These everyday healthy habits just got healthier.
10 Sneaky Places You Can Get Skin Cancer (That Aren’t on Your Skin)
Skin cancer is highly treatable if caught early so make sure you're checking these surprising...
11 Things Your Doctor Can Tell Just By Looking at You
Having an open, candid and frank relationship with your physician is an integral part of...