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Health & Fitness | Health News

4 Cups a Day: 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking That Much Coffee | Inverse

Coffee doesn’t have the best reputation as a healthy beverage, despite several studies that suggest the contrary. The caffeinated drink is more than just a mood-stabilizer and morning savior. Among its many health benefits, researchers have linked it a

Health & Fitness | Health

Cancer Doctor's Tweets Poke Holes In Hyped Science : Shots - Health News : NPR

A young cancer doctor uses social media to skewer what he sees as overblown claims for "precision medicine." That doesn't make him hugely popular at cancer research meetings.

Travel | travel

A Global Guide For Leery Travelers

Is your destination too dangerous? How do you protect yourself from health threats?

Health & Fitness | Health

Medical Research: Normalization of 'Plus-Size' Bodies Increases Obesity Risk | Breitbart

Medical research from the University of East Anglia in the UK suggests that the normalization of "plus-size" bodies has led to an increased risk of obesity.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Brain Changes Linked to Sleep Need - Sleep Review

We've all experienced going to bed tired and waking up refreshed, yet how that happens at the molecular level remains a mystery.

Books | Books

What does running do to your brain?

Neuroscientists have studied treadmill runners, ultramarathon athletes – and a number of lab animals – to investigate the effects of running on grey matter

Health & Fitness | Health

First human case of mosquito-borne virus reported in North Florida - Story | WNYW

It’s mosquito season and it’s almost impossible to avoid being bitten. 

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Exit From ObamaCare - WSJ

A new association health plan rule may spur better alternatives.

Health & Fitness | Health

Fitness Quiz: Tips on Cardio, Strength-Training, and Getting in Shape

This WebMD fitness quiz will test what you know about the dos and don’ts of cardio, strength training, and getting in shape.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Hard Words to Hear When You Live with Chronic Pain | The Mighty

A woman with reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome (RSD/CRPS), a rare, painful condition affecting the nervous system, shares 13 statements that are hard to hear as someone with chronic pain.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

The 11 Kinds of Insomnia - Health

Can't sleep? Here are 11 types of insomnia developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

History | History

Fitness Gallery: See Mistakes That Sabotage Your Workout

Are you getting the most out of your workouts? See some common missteps that can keep you from reaching your goals or even cause injury.

Health & Fitness | Health

Sports Injuries Quiz: From Sprains and Strains to Runner’s Knee and Tennis Elbow

Try this WebMD Quiz to test your knowledge of sports injuries -- from sprains and strains to runner’s knee and tennis elbow.

Health & Fitness | Health

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart: study

Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart disease and stroke, researchers said Tuesday. A sweeping survey of research conducted over the last two decades covering more than tw

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study Finds Common Medications May Increase Depression Risk

Over a third of Americans take these common medications that researchers say could be related to an increase depression risk.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

How to Shut Off Your Brain When You Can’t Sleep - Health

Racing thoughts at night could be a sign of anxiety or insomnia. Use these tricks to shut your brain off, stop the racing thoughts, and go to sleep

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

The '8 Hours of Sleep' Rule Is a Myth. Here's What You Should Do Instead

In today's world obsessed with hustling, cutting sleep is met with a badge of honor--and that needs to stop. Here's why sleep scientist Daniel Gartenberg says 8.5 hours is the new eight hours.

Health & Fitness | Health

Spend Less, Eat Healthy Part 1: Frozen Foods - Dr. Weil's Weekend Tip

If you are grocery shopping on a tight budget, spend some extra time in the frozen food section. While fresh foods are generally a better choice, frozen fo

Health & Fitness | Health

Myths and Facts About Back Pain: Explained in Pictures

WebMD's back pain slideshow lets you in on the truth about the causes and treatments for back pain.

News | Interesting Links

Gravity Blanket review: Can a $250 weighted blanket help you sleep and reduce stress? - Business Insider

The Gravity Blanket is a weighted blanket that's intended to reduce stress and anxiety and help you sleep. What began as a Kickstarter campaign has now netted $15 million in sales and spawned products like a sleep mask and cooling blanket.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

What to Do If You Get Sick on Vacation

A guide to getting well in another country, when you don’t have the comforts of home, don’t speak the language, and don’t know the local health-care system.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel kicks off plan to become global leader in digital health technologies

Program is part of a NIS 1 billion National Digital Health plan that aims to make Israel a global leader in digital health technologies

Health & Fitness | Health

Health Benefits of Eggs in Pictures

Eggs have gotten a bad rap in some circles. Yes, they do have some cholesterol and fat. But they also have loads of nutrients and protein. Learn more about the health benefits of eggs.

Health & Fitness | Health

Conditions That Affect Your Kidneys

Your kidneys help filter all the waste products your body builds up in its natural processes. Learn more about the medical problems that can harm them.

Health & Fitness | Health

One in three Americans take meds with depressive side effects: study

One third of Americans are taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs, such as birth control pills, antacids and common heart medications, that may raise the risk of depression, researchers warned on Tuesday. Since the drugs are so common, people may

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Eliminating Pain Is Key to Improving Sleep - Sleep Review

A board-certified internist and expert in pain and sleep explains 4 health domains for pain alleviation, as well as 7 common causes of pain (and how to get rid of each).

Health & Fitness | Health

Sex-Drive Killers in Pictures: Stress, Kids, Low Libido, and More

WebMD takes a look at things such as obesity, medications, and stress that can make you lose interest in sex. Check out these common libido killers.

Health & Fitness | Health

The Human Immune System Explained With Pictures

Your immune system is the guardian of your galaxy, protecting your body from all sorts of germs and invaders. From your skin to tiny cells, learn about the parts your immune system, what they do, how they work together, and what can happen when it malfunc

Health & Fitness | Health

Skin Health Quiz: How Does Your Diet Affect It?

Test your knowledge about how what you eat can affect the health of your skin.

Health & Fitness | Health

Kids and Sunscreen Harms: Rare But Concerning for Parents

Some parents have raised concerns about sunscreen after their children had rashes and swelling after using it. Doctors say the reactions are a rare type of allergic reaction.

Health & Fitness | Health

How to Listen to Your Body in Pictures

You’ve probably heard your body trying to tell you something after a session at the gym, but what was it? WebMD helps you sort through the noise to get to the real message.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: OrCam's Revolutionary Tech Opens A Whole New World For The Visually Impaired

The Israeli company's portable MyEye 2.0 is seen as a game-changer for the blind and partially sighted, and it's the size of a USB flash drive.

Health & Fitness | Health

Polio makes comeback in Venezuela after decades

Polio has been reported in Venezuela, a crisis-wracked country where the disease had been eradicated decades ago, the Pan-American Health Organization reports.

Health & Fitness | Health

Odor Surprises: Veggies, Alcohol, and Other Things That Can Make You Stinky

You might be surprised at the things that can make you smell. Find out what they are with WebMD.

Health & Fitness | Health

Foot Problem Pictures: Sore Feet, Heel Pain, and More With Remedies

Cold feet, misshapen nails, swelling, and numbness can be warning signs of illness. WebMD's pictures help sort out when to call the doctor or simply put on socks and put your feet up.

Health & Fitness | Health

Lungs Quiz: Fun Facts About How They Work

How well do you know your lungs? Inhale, exhale, and test your knowledge with WebMD.

Health & Fitness | Health

Want To Lower Your Blood Pressure? Try This - DrWeil.com

Considered by many practitioners to be the most important part of a yoga session, the Corpse Pose is often used as the final pose of a yoga sequence to pro

Health & Fitness | Health News

Just two MONTHS of stress can affect male sperm quality, worrying study reveals - Mirror Online

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University have found that prolonged stress, such as that experienced during military conflict, can impact sperm quality

Health & Fitness | News Items

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is Coming Up - Health

You can drop off unwanted, unused, or expired prescription pills at collection sites in your area for the DEA's 15th Drug Take Back Day.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

7 Ways Inflammation Affects Your Body - Health

You may be well-informed about health conditions linked to inflammation, what exactly is the deal with it? Watch this video to learn more how

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Genetic Testing and Family Secrets

Welcome to the Monitor on Psychology digital edition! This interactive format allows you to easily read, share with friends, and click on web links to get further resources.

Health & Fitness | Health

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough to understand roughly how they work and what effect they have on our bodies. But plenty of people still aren’t clear on the facts.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Researchers power tiny medical implant from over 100 feet away

Researchers at MIT are working on tiny implantable devices that can communicate and be powered wirelessly. In the future, they could be used to deliver drugs, t...

Health & Fitness | Health

Heart Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

Find out why symptoms like arm pain, fatigue, lightheadedness, and nausea are signs of heart trouble -- and what you should do about it.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

5 Early Signs Of Dementia (And Why Everyone Should Know Them) – HealthyWay

From forgetfulness to sudden mood changes, here's a look at the early symptoms and what to do next.

Health & Fitness | Health

Bad Breath Slideshow: Surprising Causes

You're brushing and flossing like you should, so why does your breath stink? Here are 10 things that might be the reason.

Health & Fitness | Health

Why Men Should Eat Watermelon | Dr Weil

A summertime favorite, watermelon is more than just a refreshing afternoon snack - it has health benefits, too. Dr. Weil explains.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How Often Should You Wash Towels?

Towels can become a breeding ground for bacteria. Here's how often they should be washed.

Health & Fitness | Health

5 Reasons to Take a Nap! | Dr Weil

People who nap generally enjoy better mental health and mental efficiency than people who do not. Follow these five napping tips for best results.

Health & Fitness | Health

Experts Say Antibiotic Resistance Crisis Worsening Due to Lack of Supply | Breitbart

The current landscape of infection control is rife with a growing trend of microorganisms that antibiotics cannot treat -- and antibiotic shortages are worsening the problem.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

People Over 40 Should Only Work 3 Days a Week, Experts Say

A study issued in the Melbourne Institute Worker Paper claims that people who are older than 40 performed best at work when they worked three days per week. So, does this mean that older workers could work less efficiently? According to the Australian stu

Health & Fitness | Sleep

How to Address Fibromyalgia to Improve Sleep Disorder Treatments

A board-certified internist and expert in pain and sleep explains how to easily diagnose and treat fibromyalgia, including how and why it's so important to optimize sleep in these patients.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Restless Legs Syndrome Patients’ Periodic Limb Movements Linked with Blood Pressure Changes

A SLEEP 2018 abstract finds a strong correlation between systolic blood pressure increases and periodic limb movements in sleep in patients with RLS.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Matcha: Health Benefits of This Kind of Green Tea

This powdered form of green tea can dissolve into milk or water or add flavor to things like yogurt or smoothies. Find out how it’s different from other types of tea, its possible health benefits, and more.

Health & Fitness | Health

Are You Using The Microwave The Wrong Way? Find Out - Dr. Weil's Daily Tip

It's not uncommon to see people microwaving leftovers in plastic dishes, heating up meals in the plastic containers they come in, or placing plastic wrap o

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Electric light, particularly at night, disrupts human circadian rhythmicity: is that a problem?

Over the past 3 billion years, an endogenous circadian rhythmicity has developed in almost all life forms in which daily oscillations in physiology occur. This allows for anticipation of sunrise and sunset. This physiological rhythmicity is kept at precis

Psychology | Personality

Loneliness Rivals Obesity, Smoking as Health Risk

A new survey finds nearly half of Americans reporting they feel alone, isolated, or left out at least some of the time.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Study: Weekend Sleep-Ins May Help You Live Longer

There was a 65% higher death rate for people who regularly slept less than 5 hours on all nights, compared with people who regularly slept 6 to 7 hours per night.

Health & Fitness | Health

Dr. Marc Siegel: How Medicare-Medicaid chief Seema Verma's taking steps to sink drug prices under Trump's plan | Fox New

President Trump is taking effective action to lower prescription drug prices and to improve the American health-care delivery system, Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma told me recently.

News | Interesting Links

Is There a Doctor on the Plane? Airlines Often Hope Not - Bloomberg

In May 2016, Lewis Christman was flying from Chicago to Rome when he suffered a bout of acute pancreatitis. He curled into a fetal position on the floor. He spent the next seven hours in agony while the plane flew on. The next three months, he spent in ho

Health & Fitness | Health

Osteoporosis Guide in Pictures: Brittle Bones, Treatments, and More

Osteoporosis is a serious condition that can lead to painful bone fractures. Find out from WebMD who gets osteoporosis, how to tell if you have it, how to prevent it, and effective treatment options.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures of Eyeglasses and Frames: Glasses for Presbyopia, Sunglasses, Eye Problems

Need glasses? Titanium, rhinestone, or multi-colored plastics? WebMD's pictures cover your eye health needs and fashion wishes -- with eyewear for computer use, reading, driving, golf, and skiing.

Health & Fitness | Health

Vertigo Quiz: Take Your Brain for a Spin!

What causes vertigo? What you can do about it? Keep your head on straight to find out fun facts about dizziness and balance.

Health & Fitness | Health

Test Your Vitamin Knowledge -- Benefits of Vitamins Quiz

Discover the benefits of vitamins and test your knowledge in this WebMD quiz. How much do you know about the vitamins you get, and are you getting all the vitamin benefits in your daily food?

Health & Fitness | Sleep

How to sleep better and live longer - just by re-setting your body clock!

The field of circadian biology — the study of the human body clock — is radically changing the way we understand how the body and the mind function. Here's how it can help you.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Is Yogurt Healthy? - The Atlantic

Several new studies suggest yogurt might reduce inflammation—a process linked to different types of diseases.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Gratitude helps keep our hearts healthy

Research shows that feeling grateful doesn’t just make you feel good. It also helps literally helps the heart. A positive mental attitude is good for your heart.

Health & Fitness | Health

5 Reasons To Add Stair Climbing To Your Workouts - DrWeil.com

If you're just looking for a convenient and effective way to exercise, consider stair climbing. It can be an excellent workout, as stair climbing: Is conve

Health & Fitness | Health

Sleeping in saves lives | Science | AAAS

New survey suggests weekend “catch up” sleep can reduce mortality

Health & Fitness | Health

What’s really behind ‘gluten sensitivity’? | Science | AAAS

Conflicting research points to an immune reaction or indigestible carbs

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Sleeping in on the weekend might be good for you, but it's not going to fix all your problems

A new study found that time spent sleeping on the weekends could impact the likelihood of dying young. But don’t start partying ‘til 2 a.m. on weeknights just yet.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Everything You Know About Running Shoes Is Wrong

Though most running shoes are marketed to runners with specific problems -- like under- and overpronation -- comfort may be all that matters.

Health & Fitness | Health

Dentists can smell your fear – and it may put your teeth at risk | New Scientist

A study of sweaty T-shirts suggests dentists can smell when someone is anxious, and it makes them more likely to make mistakes and damage neighbouring teeth

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Diseases You Can Get From Your Pets

You may not be able to catch a cold from Fido, but you can get some other nasty stuff. Find out more about diseases your pets can share with you and how to protect yourself.

Health & Fitness | Health

Here is what happens when you stare at the sun - Business Insider

We all wear sunscreen, sunglasses, caps, and hats to avoid the suns glare. But what happens to our eyes when we go out of our way to look directly at the dazzlingly bright sun.

Health & Fitness | Health

Don't Let Britain's Single-Payer Sickness Spread Stateside

Several 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls are staking their candidacies on a government takeover of the U.S. health care system. Maybe they should look at new data that show why a system like Britain's National Health Service would be a scourge, not a

Health & Fitness | Health News

What causes multiple sclerosis? Landmark study finds clue

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease, the causes of which remain mysterious. But a new study may now have uncovered a key factor in its development.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Cannabis oil stopped his seizures but may keep him from his dream

A high school football player who takes cannabis oil to prevent seizures has been ruled ineligible to play at his dream college, a decision that has sparked...

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

7 Easy Core Moves for a Beginner Pilates Workout

You don’t need already-ripped abs or fancy equipment to get hooked on Pilates. This easy Pilates workout will help you get stronger at home or in the gym.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Your child may have a higher risk of cancer if you keep your house too clean, study says

A study published in the journal Nature Reviews Cancer found that children in "overly clean" houses are more likely to develop acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common type of cancer in kids. Exposure to other kids and breastfeeding reduces the risk.

Health & Fitness | Health

Heart Quiz: Heart Attacks and Cardiovascular Disease Myths and Facts

Do you know how to keep your heart healthy? Take this WebMD quiz and find out.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Scientists in Mass. and beyond are working to slow the aging process

Serious scientists, who’ve long scoffed at “anti-aging” products such as nutritional supplements and growth hormones, are now warming to the idea of slowing human aging.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

7 Science-Backed Ways That Show Coffee Can Actually Be Good For You

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world - for good reason. It wakes us up, helps us stay on task, and provides an oft-needed energy boost.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

It may finally be safe to eat romaine lettuce again after a deadly E. coli outbreak sickened people in 32 states

Romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, has been linked to a multi-state outbreak of a nasty strain of E. coli, and one person has died. Here's what to know about b

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

'Dear Kids, Love From Your Brain.' What All Kids Need to Know About the Brain -

Kids do great things with the right information, and any information we can give them about how to become the best version of themselves will lay a sprinkling of gold dust on their path to adulthood. They have enormous power to influence the structure and

Health & Fitness | Health

Are You Walking The Proper Way? 5 Steps You Should Take On Your Next Walk - DrWeil.com

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. For more nutrition and health guidance, start your 14-d

Health & Fitness | Health

Health Problems, Medical Marijuana, and Treatment in Pictures

See the types of medical marijuana and find out what conditions it can treat.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Could the DNA of these ‘super seniors’ hold the secret to healthy aging? - The Globe and Mail

A lucky few Canadians are able to stay active and keep their cognition sharp well into their 80s. What’s their secret? Researchers are looking at their DNA to find out

Health & Fitness | Health

'Surprising' study suggests exercise may make dementia worse

Exercise does not slow down mental decline and may even make dementia worse, a new study suggests.

Business & Finance | Economics

Uninsured Increase in 2017: ObamaCare Is To Blame, Not Trump

The ranks of the uninsured climbed last year. So, naturally, President Trump is taking the blame because of his attempts to repeal ObamaCare. The fault, however, lies not with Trump, but with ObamaCare itself.

Business & Finance | Economics

ObamaCare Premiums: As Insurance Costs Soar, Democrats Lie

ObamaCare regulations caused premiums for people buying their own insurance to more than double between 2013 and 2017, and then soar even higher in 2018, with huge hikes predicted again in 2019. But instead of telling the truth about why this is happening

Health & Fitness | Health News

Concussion Linked to Parkinson's Disease

The accumulation of mild head injuries over time has been shown to raise your risk for neurological dysfunction later in life; according to recent research, even a single concussion could increase your risk for Parkinson's disease.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Baking Soda: An Inexpensive Treatment Aid for Autoimmune Diseases

Baking soda has a number of medicinal uses and benefits; it's commonly known to have alkalinizing, antacid and electrolyte replacement properties.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Where you live has a bigger impact on happiness and health than you might imagine - San Antonio Express-News

When my husband and I moved from Los Angeles to Washington for his job, I saw only the cons in our new city: Overcast skies, solemn monuments and women wearing an accessory I'd forgotten about from junior high dances: Pantyhose. The humidity was oppressiv

Health & Fitness | Health News

New chemical compound 'stops common cold in its tracks'

Scientists working on human cells in a dish find new way to tackle rhinovirus – though a cure is a long way off

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

A dying mother's plea for her life

Her only chance at life is a new liver, but her insurer said no. Then she wrote a powerful plea to the CEO.

Health & Fitness | Health

The Math Behind the Classic Eye Chart Is Surprisingly Complex | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

When Gut Bacteria Change Brain Function

Some researchers believe that the microbiome may play a role in regulating how people think and feel.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Future offshore drilling could wreak havoc on deep sea ecosystems

Marine scientists say that opening up more areas to drilling means disruption for marine ecosystems and an even greater increased risk for oil spills.

Advice & Self-Help | Tips for life

Urgent care vs. ER? How to know where to go | AZ Big Media

While urgent care clinics and emergency rooms provide a number of the same services, there are substantial differences that can greatly impact uninformed consumers. Making the wrong choice when illness or injury strikes can cost thousands of dollars and h

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Is Sleep Apnea Affecting Your Daily Life?

Sleep apnea is typically associated with snoring, so it can be a surprise to learn that there are daytime symptoms too. Read on to learn how to I.D. the disorder.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend | MyDomaine

There's a ton of debate surrounding what foods are truly good for you. But all nutritionists can agree that these are the healthiest foods.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Caregivers: How to Carve Out More Time for Yourself—and for Sleep

Overseeing a loved one’s health is a rewarding but often exhausting experience. Learn how to make the job easier with these 3 sleep-better strategies.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Peter Levine - Building Resiliency in You, Relationships, & Kids

One of the most important things that you can develop in your life, and in your relationship, is your resilience - the way that you bounce back from the challenges that life throws your way. How do you recover in a way that leaves you even stronger, more

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Why Do I Feel This Way? Over-Coupling and the Stress Response

Underlying many common issues people seek therapy for, including social anxiety, panic, and relationships, could be a stress response known as over-coupling.

Health & Fitness | Health & Wellness

Where Does Fat Go When We Lose It? The Answer Will Blow Your Mind

This may seem like a silly question, but it's one we've all pondered at least a few times along our weight-loss journeys. Where does the fat go when we lose

Advice & Self-Help | Products with Integrity

The Simply Co. - Toxin Free and Sustainable Cleaning Products

Here at The Simply Co. we strive to make the most sustainable cleaning products ever. All of our ingredients will ALWAYS be listed on our packaging.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Canine Intestinal Spirochetes Consist of Serpulina pilosicoli and a Newly Identified Group Provisionally Designated “S

The spirochetes inhabiting the large intestines of humans and animals consist of a diverse group of related organisms. Intestinal spirochetosis caused by Serpulina pilosicoli is a newly recognized enteric disease of human beings and animals with potential

Politics | Politics

Homeless encampments increasingly affecting California train traffic | Fox News

The explosion of homeless encampments alongside railroad tracks has contributed to a spike in delays for California's rocketing passenger ridership, an outbreak of accidental fires and deadly collisions, frustrating executives who call the impact on passe

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

10 Things Food-Safety Experts Won't Eat : Food Network | Healthy Recipes, Tips and Ideas : Mains, Sides & Desserts :

Here's what ten food-safety experts around the country just won't touch. You won't believe what made the list.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

What Is Sleep Paralysis, and How Do You Stop It?

Sleep paralysis is more common than you probably think — but that doesn’t make it any less scary. Here’s what causes it, and how to stop it.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

How to end your day in a happy note

It is important to finish our day in a good way, we need to prepare ourselves for another happy day. Here are my suggestions on how to end a day in a happy way

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

In a World Designed for Morning People, Night Owls May Die Earlier | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Why Do I Wake Up Feeling Like I Never Slept?

A new study helps explain why so many insomniacs feel like they never fell asleep: It’s possible to remain consciously aware while your brain (or parts of it, anyway) is in a sleep pattern.

Psychology | Personality

Stop Giving Toxic People Your Time

Do you ever get upset about the nasty behavior of your co-workers, friends, or even family? Well, if you let others upset you, it’s not their fault. Toxic people have only one goal: To cause mayhem. My advice? Avoid all toxic people!

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Positive Parenting and the Brain

You're never going to look back on your life and say, "I wish hadn't been so kind to my children!"

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

South Carolina leads the nation for Alzheimer’s. 5 ways to keep from losing your mind

Hilton Head nonprofit Memory Matters adds prevention education to its arsenal of Alzheimer's and dementia help for clients and families.

Health & Fitness | Health

4 Anti-Inflammatory Snacks You Can Have Before Bed For Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

Find out which anti-inflammatory snacks you should have before bed for weight loss according to nutritionists on SHEFinds.com.

News | In the News

CDC: A second flu outbreak may be here

New cases of Influenza B could be the start of a second round of the flu for the country.

Health & Fitness | Marijuana

Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes.

Scientists are finding that, just as with secondhand smoke from tobacco, inhaling secondhand smoke from marijuana can make it harder for arteries to expand to allow a healthy flow of blood.

Health & Fitness | Health News

GI-MAP™ | Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory

Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory is pleased to offer you the GI Microbial Assay Plus (GI-MAP). The GI-MAP includes the first comprehensive pathogens assay that is FDA approved, the GPP assay by Luminex Corp. The pathogen targets include bacteria, parasite

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Yes, you can exercise too much — and raise your risk of an early death, study finds

A new study found that white men who exercise over 3 times the recommended amount are 86 percent more likely to have a build-up of plaque in their arteries by middle age.