Healthy Living

Ready to live your healthiest life? From the best vitamins and supplements to everyday habits that boost your mental health and wellness, these healthy living tips are a great place to start.

13 Essential Vitamins Your Body Needs to Stay Healthy

Find out exactly what each vitamin does—and how to achieve the recommended daily intake through a healthy diet.

50 Great Things to Do in Lockdown

Instead of focusing on the (very long) list of what you can't do, here are some productive ways to pass...


Medical Trivia Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

How well do you know your health lingo? These challenging medical trivia questions are the ultimate test of your health...


Answers to Men’s Most Embarrassing Health Questions “Down There”

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual health, but were afraid to ask.


Ready For a Digital Detox? Here’s How to Kick Social Media Addiction

Whether you’re suffering from social media fatigue, or you simply need some relief from the digital noise of Facebook, these...

10 Self Care Ideas to Help You Find Your Happy Place

From cutting back on social media to helping others, here are 10 of the best ways to practice self care...


Can CBD Treat Anxiety, Chronic Pain and Stress? I Tried It To Find Out

Some experts believe the non-intoxicating cannabis compound can cure anxiety, chronic pain, sleeplessness and a thousand other problems. I decided...

Do You Need to Wash Your Coffee Mug Every Day?

A coffee break is a delicious and highly motivating ritual. But do you really have to wash the mug each...


Hiking Tips For Beginners From a Kananaskis Emergency Rescue Responder

This expert advice can help ensure a safe and satisfying hike, wherever you choose to roam.


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5 Natural Antidepressants That May Boost Your Mood

Got a mild case of the blues? Consider these five supplements, which have been found to have natural antidepressant effects.


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19 Things You Should Do All Day Long for Better Sleep Tonight

Trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia and other sleep problems with this easy timeline to a better night's rest.

How Gross Is It to Bring Your Phone Into the Bathroom?

Bringing your phone into the bathroom can be a germ-spreading habit with consequences.


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Here’s Why You Need to Go For a Walk Every Single Day

How a daily stroll improves your mental health, boosts your social life and cuts your risk of chronic disease.


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This is the Best Position to Poop

...And more bathroom habits for healthy (and comfortable) bowel movements.


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17 Everyday Medication Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

Every year, errors in medications taken at home land people in the emergency room. Here's what to avoid in order...


Are Your Supplements Doing More Harm Than Good?

In this excerpt from her book, Growing Young, science journalist Marta Zaraska debunks the supposed health benefits of supplements, superfoods...

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20 Things You Do Before Bed That Sabotage Your Sleep

These surprising before-bed habits may be keeping you from getting the good night's sleep you've been craving.


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3 Healthy Ways to Let Off Steam

From traffic jams to online comments sections, life's minor irritations can conspire to create major stress. Next time you feel...


Is Telehealth as Effective as In-Person Care? Here’s What the Experts Say

Virtual appointments are convenient and safe—but are they effective?


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11 Health Benefits of Green Tea You Haven’t Heard Before

This miracle beverage is effective at fighting everything from cancer to acne. So pour a cup, and let the benefits...


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12 Ways to Wake Up Happier Tomorrow Morning (and Every Morning)

With these positivity-boosting strategies, you can be happier right now.


Antibacterial Soap vs. Regular Soap: Which Should You Be Using?

The worldwide spread of COVID-19 has scores of people reconsidering their everyday cleaning habits. It's tempting to reach for what...


How Often You Should Replace Your Toothbrush (and What Happens When You Don’t)

Learn how often you should replace your toothbrush and the likelihood of getting gum disease and other problems if you...


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10 Vitamins (and Supplements) that Should Always Be Taken with Food

Health experts weigh in on the vitamins and supplements you should always take with food to maximize your body’s absorption.

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8 Science-Backed Reasons You Should Have Listened to Mom’s Advice

It turns out mom knew best after all! Here are eight pieces of motherly advice that actually have science to...


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25 Things You Need to Know About Sleep

Will a lack of shut-eye make you fat? Do white-noise machines cause deafness? Are night owls wealthier than early birds?...


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6 Best Vitamins and Supplements to Take After Surgery

It can be difficult to bounce back after an operation, but a number of vitamins, minerals and nutrients can support...


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How to Be More Articulate: 8 Secrets to Becoming a Better Speaker

Reciting a speech allows for preparation. But what about those people who sound rehearsed in everyday exchanges?


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25 Ways Sugar Is Making You Sick

From depression to heart disease, the sugar in your diet can wreak havoc on your health.


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How to Fall Asleep Without Sleeping Pills: 7 Natural Sleep Aids That Actually Work

It’s 3 a.m. and you’re suddenly wide awake… Instead of reaching for the sleeping pills, try these seven science-backed strategies...