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13 Things Medicare Won’t Tell You
Medicare provides health coverage for than 57 million people—it's a godsend, but it can be...
12 Silent Signs You Could Have a Tapeworm
Eating undercooked or raw meat could put you at risk of infection with tapeworms. Learn...
Ice or Heat: What’s Best for Your Pain?
From muscle aches to sprains to headaches and more—knowing when to apply ice or...
10 Myths About Hysterectomies Women Can Safely Ignore
It’s one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in America, but many women...
13 Natural Gout Remedies for Pain and Swelling You Can Try
Try these home remedies for gout relief that can ease your symptoms and reduce pain.
Everyone Praises the Healing Power of This Drug—but Many Don’t Realize the Damaging Effect It Has on Teens
As states loosen their marijuana laws, a doctor warns that the drug can be addictive...
11 Foods You Should Avoid on Vacation
Don't let foodborne illness or tummy troubles ruin your getaway! Avoid these foods and drinks...
11 Things Every Patient Should Try to Lower Their Hospital Costs
To spend less on your hospital stay, we asked doctors, nurses, medical billing experts, and...
The Best Way to Treat Every Type of Bug Bite
Bug bites seem to pack a whole lot of pain and itchiness for such a...
Depression Quiz: Can You ID the Symptoms?
Can you tell depression from sadness? From feelings of anxiety? Would you know it in...
9 Clear Signs You’ve Gotten Too Much Sun
There's nothing like spending a beautiful summer day soaking up some vitamin D. But a...
9 Signs of an Infected Cut or Scrape You Should Never Ignore
A simple wound, if not treated properly, can quickly turn serious. Here's how to ID...
10 Things You Need to Know Right Now About Taking Too Many Medications
Are you a victim of over-prescribing? This can lead to dangerous drug interactions. Find out...
The Danger of Swallowing Pills Without Water—It’s Not Choking
Think popping an Advil on the fly is totally harmless? You won't believe what can happen.
The 11 Most Expensive Prescription Drugs in America
Some prescription drugs cost patients more in one month than you'd pay for a new...
9 Best Sunscreens for Every Kind of Activity
Step away from your all-in-one SPF product! When it comes to protecting your skin, remember...
7 of the Craziest Medical Cases Doctors Have Seen on the Job
Strange, creepy, and sometimes ugly medical cases actually exist. Here are real, unbelievable cases doctors...
ER vs. Urgent Care: What’s the Difference?
When you need medical advice fast, you don't want to spend time debating whether urgent...
Millennials Are at Increased Risk for This One Type of Cancer
For those born around 1990, the risk of colorectal cancer is twice as high as for...
6 Simple Changes You Can Make to Prevent Breast Cancer
Ask yourself: "Am I doing all I can to prevent breast cancer?" These lifestyle strategies...
12 Mosquito-Borne Diseases You Need to Know About ASAP
Before you barbecue and swim this summer, take steps to protect yourself and your family...
10 Things NOT to Do After Getting a Sunburn
You didn't mean to get sunburnt, but now the damage is done. Avoid these mistakes...
11 Controversial Medical Theories That Are Actually True
Find out the truth behind health theories the medical community once claimed were false.
10 Crucial Health Tweaks to Make by Your 50s
Your half-century mark is more than just a milestone birthday celebration. Preventive steps now can...
How to Save Your Own Life in 12 Scary Emergencies
From lightning strikes to bear attacks, experts reveal the tactics that will get you out alive.
10 Secrets to Finding a Doctor You Can Trust
In the market for a new doc? Read this first. Trust is important, especially when...
11 Silent Signs Your Medications Are Making You Sick
More people than ever are on prescription drugs. Combine them with supplements and over-the-counter pain...
10 Signs the Hospital Wants to Discharge You Too Early—and How to Fight It
Everyone wants to get you home safe and keep you healthy, but sometimes going home is a bad option.
15 Diseases You Thought Were Gone—but Aren’t
Believe it or not, these retro-sounding illnesses are still alive and well, and without the...
21 Reassuring Things Scientists Wish You Knew About Cancer
America's top scientists talk about the incredible progress they're making against the disease. They share...
15 Secrets to Staying Healthy on Vacation
Your vacation is valuable, which is why you should take care of your health before...
Here’s Why You’re Probably Overpaying for Medicine
Does your prescription plan include an expensive “clawback”? Here's why that should worry you.