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Body Pain and Weight Gain Are Actually Signs of Stress
Leading neurophysiological experts explain how stress manifests in the body and what we can do...
The Treatment That Finally Lifted My Depression After Everything Else Failed
More than 15 million Americans suffer from depression, and more than a third of them don't...
Seriously, This Is Why You Need to Stop Letting Your Toddler Play on Trampolines
One mother learned this lesson the hard way.
Your Favorite Brain Games Might Just Be Cranial Crud, According to Science
Get smart and avoid wasted brain space.
Here’s Why Blood Is Red (Because You’ve Always Wondered)
Despite what Valentine's Day has led us to believe, the heart is a disappointing drab...
You’re Probably Overdosing Your Kid When They’re Sick—Here’s Why
Two teaspoons equal a tablespoon, right? Maybe? Actually not, and this kind of sloppy math...
The Secret to Preventing Scars Is This One Ingredient (Hint: It’s Not Neosporin!)
The best way to prevent scarring is super-simple—no special creams, prescription drugs, or even...
My Dad Passed Out at the Sight of My Blood When I Was a Kid—and He’s a Drill Sergeant
I was in the ER to be stitched up. He came to make sure I...
This Is Exactly How Much Healthcare Costs In Each State
If you've ever found yourself paying "Manhattan prices," a markup based solely on location, health...
Yes, At-Home Colonoscopy Kits Are a Thing—but It’s Not for Everyone
Never be uncomfortable—or embarrassed!—at the doctor again with the Cologuard test.
This Country Is Using Drones to Save Thousands of Lives—Here’s How
Medical personnel often have to travel very far to pick up life-saving supplies. But this...
This One Simple Step Could Save Type 1 Diabetics from a Heart Attack
A new study reveals the potential benefits of an extra shot of insulin.
Taking a Daily Aspirin Could Be Deadly, Science Says
If you're one of the nearly 50 million American adults who takes a daily aspirin to...
Three Everyday Foods Are Discovered to Be Powerful Weapons Against Prostate Cancer
Apples, curry, grapes: They all contain ingredients that can starve prostate cancer cells, potentially offering...
Researchers Develop a “Smart Tattoo” That Can Revolutionize Blood Sugar Checks for Diabetics
Could your next tattoo help monitor your health? New research from MIT suggests that medical...
10 Doctor-Approved Tips for Speeding Up Your Hospital Discharge
You don't want to spend any more time waiting when you know you're well. Here's...
Epsom Salts Are Taking Over, But Do They Actually Work?
Spoiler alert: Don't expect miracles from an Epsom salt bath.
9 Ways to Find a Good Pediatrician You Can Trust
Who can calm a mother's frantic worry over a late-night fever? Or soothe an anxious...
7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Trust the Health Advice You Just Found on the Web
Everyone searches the internet for health information, but not all sites are trustworthy. Here’s...
Pacemakers May Soon Be Powered By Your Own Heart
A new biofriendly energy technology taps the body's own movement—like a self-winding watch—to...
The Power Of Not Looking Away
The story of how a woman dying from AIDS changed Melinda Gates' life.
This Cardiac Care Patient Taught His Doctor What It Really Means to Have HEART
Benny's large size and uncommon blood type put him on the heart transplant waitlist for...
Is Tea Tree Oil Really a Miracle Treatment for Lice?
Millions of people suffer the embarrassing agony of head lice every year. Tea tree oil...
Everything You Need to Know About Freezing Your Eggs
Even if you know you want to have kids someday, that doesn't mean now is...
Science Has Invented a Robot That Will Change Your Doctor Visits Forever
Thanks to this genius invention, getting your blood drawn is about to get a lot less miserable.
Should You Join a Clinical Trial? One Woman Did, and She’s Now Cancer-Free
Answers to common questions and what you need to know.
“Cancer Cures” Are All Over the Internet—and the FDA Isn’t Happy About It
Vendors have been peddling snake oil since the dawn of time, but when it comes...
Is Soda Bad for Your Brain? The Science Is Seriously Scary
Before you pop open another can of cola, wrap your mind around this.
When It’s OK to Buy an Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid
People want more affordable and accessible options for hearing loss. But is it really a...
10 Extraordinary Uses for Yogurt (Besides Eating It)
Yogurt is incredibly versatile beyond your breakfast bowl. Check out these genius ways you can...
The 5 Medical Tests for Your Heart That Can Save Your Life
Want to know what your heart disease risk is? Your combined results on these new...
7 Signs Your PMS Is Actually PMDD—Which is Way Worse
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder—think of it as PMS with an attitude problem. It can damage...