Healthy Living

5 Ways to Make Life Better for Your Aging Parent

Getting old is no picnic. Here’s how to make it easier for the people you love.


15 Diseases You Can Prevent Just by Washing Your Hands

To ward off everything from simple respiratory illnesses to deadly infectious diseases, this hygiene basic is the key to keeping...


10 Things You Should Never Do Before a Doctor Appointment—and 4 Things You Should

Whether you're going in for checkups or common tests, here's how to get the most out of your next visit.


8 Supplements and Vitamins for Memory—What Works and What Doesn’t

Should you be taking vitamin B12 to keep your mind sharp? What about ginseng? Learn the truth behind memory supplements...


10 Tips for Managing Your Stress

Has work or your home life got you frazzled? Reduce your load and relax with these simple stress-reduction strategies.


How to Boost Your Resiliency During Tough Times

People of any age can make use of the self-care movement's lessons during this pandemic. Here are some starting points.


14 Foods That Are Worse for Your Teeth Than Candy

You could be sabotaging your beautiful smile without even knowing it.


10 Healthy Alternatives to Booze When You Need to Unwind

Find yourself reaching for a drink when you need to relieve stress? Try one of these healthy alcohol alternatives for...

How to Talk to Your Doctor

With health practitioners busier than ever, communication is essential to getting the best care.


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The 9 Worst Foods for Your Heart

Keep your heart healthy with our expert tips on how to avoid the foods bad for the heart, from canned...


How to Be More Thankful Every Day

Want to make gratitude an everyday habit? Experts suggest that by following these simple steps, you can cultivate gratitude and...


How to Cope with Loneliness While Staying Socially Distanced

You know physical distancing is important in the age of COVID-19, but it can make you feel lonely and isolated....


The Most Effective Ways to Boost Self Esteem, According to Science

With the help of these simple techniques, adopting a self-compassionate attitude is well within your reach.


12 Confidence Lessons You Can Learn at Any Age

Boost your self-esteem with these expert-approved confidence lessons.


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20+ Bathroom Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

These seemingly harmless bathroom habits may impact your health and hygiene.


Why Clowns Are Creepy, According to Science

Do clowns give you the heebie-jeebies? You’re far from alone—and it turns out there’s a scientific basis for coulrophobia, otherwise...

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10 Easy Ways to Improve Gut Health

Looking for an alternative to expensive probiotics? Here are 10 wallet-friendly ways to improve gut health and reap the rewards...


7 Signs You’re Headed for a Nervous Breakdown

If you’re stressed and experiencing these symptoms, you might be headed towards a nervous breakdown. Here are the signs to...


Floss Pick vs. Regular Floss: What Dentists Recommend

Flossing is important for your oral health. Here are dentist-recommended ways to floss, plus the pros and cons of each...


8 Ways to Embrace Your Next Milestone Birthday

Got the birthday blues? Instead of dreading your 40th, 50th, or even your 75th birthday, learn how to embrace it...


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13 Things Your Urologist Wants You to Know

It’s never easy to talk about things “down there.” To save you the embarrassment, we asked a urologist to reveal...

7 Morning Brain Exercises to Clear Your Mind

Add these simple morning brain exercises to your routine to complete daily tasks and keep your mind sharp for the...


The Surprising Reason Why Laughing Is Good for You

Beyond a mood lift, laughing often may help prevent a heart event, reduce stress and increase endurance.


These Are Your Biggest Fears, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Learn how to make peace with your greatest fears and use them to your benefit, no matter what your astrological...


11 Things You Didn’t Know Could Slow Down Aging

The fountain of youth isn't a myth: You can actually delay the aging process with these lifestyle choices.


14 Easy Brain Exercises That Help You Get Smarter

Would you believe that brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand can stimulate your grey matter? Try it out—along with...


Drinking This Much Coffee a Day Could Help Burn Fat

Hint: It has to do with the caffeine.