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22 Secrets Pain Doctors Won’t Tell You
Learn what pain doctors are really thinking when you visit them, and how you can...
33 Secrets Hospitals Don’t Want to Tell You (But Every Patient Should Know)
No one looks forward to a hospital stay, but these insider tips from doctors and...
Waking Nightmares: One Woman’s Battle with Sleep Hallucinations
After years of terrifying hallucinations, I finally learned to stop worrying and love sleep.
3 Ways to Maximize Your Brain Power
Researchers around the world are studying the human brain to find out what makes it...
There’s a Scientific Reason Why You Always Sleep Under Blankets—Even When It’s Hot
Even if you’re roasting in your airless room, chances are you’ll still get...
The Pros and Cons of Coffee, According to Science
We all love our cup of java, but the jury's still out: Is coffee healthy...
This is Why Facebook is So Addictive, According to Science
Ever scrolled for an hour without realizing what you're doing? Yeah, we have, too.
Reader’s Digest Health Report: Summer 2017
We've rounded up the 14 best medical discoveries from around the world for the summer of 2017.
12 Things Your Podiatrist Won’t Tell You
What favourite shoe keeps podiatrists in business? What do podiatrists wish you'd do before your...
The Scary Things That Happen to Your Brain When You’re Stressed—And How to Calm Down
Your brain takes a beating when anxiety gets out of hand. Here’s how stress...
Think Twice Before Eating These 10 Breakfast Foods
A healthy breakfast can set the tone for nutritious choices all day long. Consider these...
Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil and You Might Just “Forget to Die”
Find out about the incredible health benefits of this grocery store staple, and how to...
10 Sunscreen Tips You Should Always Follow to Protect Your Skin
You already know the basics: apply sunscreen liberally and repeat often. But there’s more...
37 Stress Management Tips from the Experts
Being overly anxious is not just a mental hazard—it's a physical one too. For...
Yes, There’s a Reason Doctors Have Such Sloppy Handwriting—Here’s Why
It isn't just a coincidence all your doctors have bad handwriting.
8 Strange Body Parts and Their Surprising Purposes
Some parts of our body get more credit than others. Read up on the fascinating...
8 Foods You Didn’t Know Can Defend Against Bug Bites
Can eating certain foods help prevent bug bites? You bet! Start chomping on these foods...
The Reason Why You Should Never Use Microbeads Again
Our toothpastes and cleansers can be filled with microbeads—and that's bad news for the...
Here’s How Much Sleep You Really Need, According to Science
Everyone's sleep requirements are different. Here's what you need to know to get the best rest.
40 Secrets Surgeons Won’t Tell You
Surgeons have our lives in their hands, but most of us know more about the...
6 Reasons You Need to Switch to Mineral Sunscreen Now
Thought all sunscreens were made equal? Think again. Mineral sunscreens are your best line of...
11 Public Places with the Most Germs
Makes you nervous, doesn’t it? Relax. It takes just a little common sense and...
Some of the Greatest Thinkers in the World Had This Productivity Trick in Common
The surprisingly simple tip worked for Darwin, Dickens and other history-making thinkers.
11 Ways to Improve Your Vocabulary in Just One Day
The average Canadian has a vocabulary in the thousands. Try these tricks to make sure...
Successful People Do These 12 Things on Their Commute
You could squander time on Facebook, or you could take a tip from how these...
10 Surprising Things That Could Happen When You Start Doing Yoga
There's more to this centuries-old practice than meets the eye. So roll out your yoga...
10 Reasons Why You’re Always Getting Bitten by Mosquitoes
Whom they love to bite, where they like to hang out, and which repellents they hate the most.
8 Things You Shouldn’t Do While Tired
It goes without saying that you shouldn’t drive or, um, operate heavy machinery, but...
8 Genius Habits Your 80-Year-Old Brain Will Thank You for Doing Today
Senior moments? Not anymore. Maintain a healthy brain and improve your memory and cognitive function...
The Best Brain Foods You Should Be Eating
Eat these foods to protect brain cells, improve your memory and even reduce your odds...
30 Healthy Snacks No Adult Has to Feel Guilty About Eating
Snackaholics, rejoice! Beat between-meal blahs with a month's worth of tasty and creative healthy snacks...
The 51 Funniest Things That Ever Happened at the Doctor’s Office
Hilarious true stories, jokes, transcripts, and more from real doctors, nurses, and fellow patients. Warning:...