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2 in 5 Americans have misdiagnosed themselves after searching symptoms online, survey finds

A new survey has found that turning to Google for health issues may be doing some patients more harm than good, with two in five respondents found to have falsely convinced themselves they had a serious disease after browsing the web.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People - HeartMath

If specific types of challenges tend to “undo” you, or you often feel frustrated, impatient or drained, there may be some gaps in your resilience strategies. Learning and developing the traits of emotionally resilient people is a great way to even out

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Compassionate Latitude: The need of the times - HeartMath | Blog

Life seems to be calling on us to have more compassionate latitude for each other and for ourselves during these volatile times.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Slideshow: Health Benefits and Uses of Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly hit the market almost 150 years ago. It’s still a favorite of dermatologists. It can help you in ways you may not know about.

Health & Fitness | Health

What’s Really in Your Fast Food?

Some fast-food chains use as many as 15 ingredients in something as simple as a french fry. Click through this slideshow from WebMD to find out more.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How to Develop Thinking Power Without Technology?

You can develop your thinking power with or without technology. Try it out! 1) Clock out of time Sometimes you can become Internet and live without…

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Natural Sleep Aids & Supplements

Lots of people turn to these drug-free herbal remedies for a better night’s rest. Learn about some of the most popular natural sleep treatments and whether they work.

Health & Fitness | Health

12 Surprising Things That Hurt Your Heart

Do you know what raises your risk of heart disease? This WebD slideshow can show you 12 surprising -- and simple -- ways to protect your ticker.

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Amid ‘Medicare-for-all’ debate in US, Britain sounds alarm over historic waiting lists | Fox News

As "Medicare-for-all" dominates the debate in America's Democratic presidential primary, a new report released by the British government on its National Health Service, or NHS, offers a warning on the downsides of a single-payer system.

Health & Fitness | Health

Blood Thinners Tips for Taking Them Safely

This WebMD slideshow shows you what you can do to can stay safe and lower your risk of bleeding when you're taking blood thinners.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Blood Test May Detect Breast Cancer BEFORE it Starts

A new, simple blood test currently being developed in the United Kingdom may be a significant game changer in the fight against breast cancer.

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Quiz: Swelling Causes and Treatment

WebMD explains how all kinds of things can trigger swelling. How much do you know about the most common causes?

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How Nighttime Habits Affect Daytime Health

What you do in the evening can affect how you feel the next day. Find out how -- and what you can do about it.

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Melatonin Supplements: Effects, Usage, Safety

Find out how much you know about this supplement and how to use it safely.

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Elizabeth Warren's health care plan for "Medicare for All" has a bigger problem than its cost

Elizabeth Warren explains how she would finance her "Medicare for All" plan after pressure from other Democratic presidential candidates. But it's not enough.

Health & Fitness | Health News

When Is It Good to Pull Back Your Shoulders? | Gokhale Method Institute

This is the second post in our series on shoulder positioning. Read Part 1 here!Typing with shoulders too far forward.Often, in industrialized cultures, the shoulders are slumped or held forward. There are so many daily tasks in the modern world that make

Health & Fitness | Health

Medication Mistakes: How They Happen, and How to Avoid Them

Medication mess-ups can happen to anyone, especially if you’re taking several drugs at the same time. Here’s how to stay safe.

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Getting Measles Vaccine Could Protect Against Measles' Hidden Dangers : Shots - Health News : NPR

Another reason not to skip the measles vaccine: A measles infection may cause lasting harm to the immune system, research finds, making patients more vulnerable to other diseases.

Health & Fitness | Health

Are There Health Hazards in Your Medicine Cabinet?

They may seem like the cure for all that ails you, but those bottles in your medicine cabinet also can be the cause of what ails you. Find out more from WebMD about the health risks that might lurk in your medicine cabinet.

Health & Fitness | Health

Anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and aspirin can battle major depression, scientists find

Anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and aspirin can battle major depression effectively and could be a safer alternative than antidepressants, a major new study suggests.

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The dark side of tattoos and your health

Tattoos can be a wonderful method of self-expression, but the process does come with risks, ranging from passing irritation to permanent disfigurement.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

More kids who are severely obese should have weight-loss surgery, pediatricians say

More kids who are obese should be considered candidates for weight-loss surgery, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Health & Fitness | Health News

14 Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure | RESPeRATE

Looking for natural ways to lower blood pressure? Try these 14 home remedies for high blood pressure. #14 will surprise you...

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Protect Yourself From Inflamm-aging

Stress doesn't just come from your job or relationships. Bad food, poor sleep, and loneliness can all stress your body. Fortunately, de-stressing is fun.

Health & Fitness | Health

Poop Appearance: What Stool Shape, Size, & Smell Can Tell You

The different shapes and colors of your stool can tell you something about your health. Find out more from WebMD.

Health & Fitness | Health

How to Feel Better and Practice Self-Care in Less Than 15 Minutes

Feel better fast! If you have 15 minutes, try these ideas to turn things around as you move your body and change your thinking.

Health & Fitness | Health

Signs You're Burned Out

Work getting to you? Beware these signs of burnout.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Best Tea for a Sore Throat | MyRecipes

These herbal teas can help soothe a sore throat this cold and flu season.   

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

You’re never too old to do these 5 simple, healthy workouts

As part of Active Aging Week, try out these exercises that help keep you active and social.

Health & Fitness | Health

Visual Guide to Low Testosterone

A dip in a man's sex drive can be a symptom of low testosterone -- or a normal part of aging. See the symptoms and treatments for 'Low T' in this slideshow from WebMD.

Health & Fitness | Health

Tips For A Healthy Retirement Explained

You can do some things to make your “golden years” truly golden, Here are a few ideas to help you prepare for -- and have -- a healthy retirement.

News | Interesting Stories

California finds widespread water contamination of 'forever chemicals'

Nearly 300 drinking water wells and other water sources in California have been found to have traces of man-made chemicals linked to cancer.

Health & Fitness | Health

Asthma and Exercise: Safety, Best Workouts, and Tips

Asthma shouldn't prevent you from staying active or exercising. Learn how to control asthma symptoms while exercising -- and which exercises are best for people who have asthma.

Health & Fitness | Health

The Great American cannabis experiment

Cannabis is legal in many U.S. states… or is it?

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Parkinson’s May Begin in Gut and Spread to the Brain Via the Vagus Nerve

A major epidemiological registry-based study from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital indicates that Parkinson's disease begins in the gastrointestinal tract; the study is the largest in

Health & Fitness | Health

Drug Prices Index Falls Fastest Since 1960s Because of Trump, His Economic Advisers Say

The consumer price index for prescription drugs has fallen 2.3 percent from its peak in June 2018 through ...

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Be Optimistic: It'll Help You Live Longer

Pessimists may suspect this finding, but researchers who tracked the health outcomes of thousands of adults across many years found optimists were much more likely to reach 85. Optimism is teachable.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Pictures: 15 Herbal Supplements You Shouldn’t Try

Not all herbs and supplements are safe, especially if you have certain medical conditions or take some drugs. Find out which ones you may need to skip.

Health & Fitness | Health

Hundreds of Young Transgender People Asking for Help to Return to Original Sex: Report

A woman who de-transitioned last year claims hundreds of transgender youths are now looking for help to return to their original sex.

Health & Fitness | Health

Slideshow: 10 Tips to Help You Sail Through Physical Therapy

Headed to physical therapy? WebMD shows you what to expect and how to get the most out of your sessions.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Forgetfulness -- Dementia Symptoms or Normal?

It’s not unusual to have a few “senior moments” as you get older. But how do you know when to be concerned? Find out with this WebMD slideshow.

Health & Fitness | Health

Aspirin, Strangely Enough, Might Protect Our Lungs From Air Pollution

A dose of aspirin can do more than just soothe your headache, a new study suggests—it might also protect your lungs from air pollution.

Health & Fitness | Health

Severe Morning Sickness Linked To Higher Risk Of Autism, New Study Finds

Researchers are continuously exploring the symptoms and causes of autism. And while there is no one known cause behind the disorder, a new Kaiser Permanente study has found that children of pregnant women who suffer from severe morning sickness may…

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

New Research Finds Blood Test for Cancer

A new cancer-detecting blood test, while only in the developmental stage, has already made waves in the medical community.

Health & Fitness | Health

Acupuncture Pictures: Acupuncture Points, What Kinds of Pain It Works for, and More

An ancient Chinese practice using ultra-thin needles may ease back pain and cancer treatments -- but may do nothing for other complaints. WebMD's slideshow covers the truth about acupuncture.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Red Meat Rethink: Go ahead and have that steak, and hold the climate politics

The medical-academic complex is experiencing a bad case of indigestion over new research this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine that rescinds the longtime recommendation to eat less red meat. Climate politics is now infecting even nutritional science.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

15 Surprising Things That Raise Your Blood Pressure Explained in Pictures

Salt, worry, and anger aren't the only things that can raise your blood pressure. Risk factors like loneliness and birth control may also affect blood pressure. See what else can bump your numbers up.

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 in this WebMD slideshow.

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

FDA, DEA Warn Websites Selling Illegal Opioids

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have sent joint warning letters to ...

Health & Fitness | Health

Slideshow: Vaccines for Adults

Sometimes childhood diseases cause big problems for grownups. WebMD explains which vaccines can help keep adults healthy.

Health & Fitness | Health

Slideshow: How to Prevent Fractures if You Have Osteoporosis

WebMD explains in this slideshow how you can prevent falls and fractures if you have osteoporosis.

Health & Fitness | Health

C-Section Babies Are Missing Key Microbes

How a baby is born has a profound impact on their microbiome — the community of microbes that colonize the body. That’s the finding of the largest ever study of the newborn microbiome, which offers the strongest evidence yet that children born through

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Baking Soda for Personal Health

Baking soda is a kitchen staple. But it deserves a spot in your medicine cabinet, too. Here are the ways baking soda can help you stay healthy and clean.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients

Microwaves are quick and easy but they take a heavy toll on the complex nutritional profile of the foods they zap.

Health & Fitness | Health News

5 Effective Steps to Better Gut Health

Taking care of the ecosystem of microbes in your stomach will ensure a health immune system and overall well-being.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How Genes and Nutrition Relate

Now science is making easier to choose at the grocery store.

Health & Fitness | Health

Brittle Asthma: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

You’ve likely heard of asthma, but you may not know about a rare form of it called brittle asthma. Learn about the signs, triggers, and treatments for this serious form of the condition.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Do This in the Morning for a Better Workday

A new study suggests that people who have mentally prepared for the workday by thinking about their work goals have a better work experience.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Red meat halves risk of depression - Telegraph

Women who reduce lamb and beef in their diets are more likely to suffer
depression, according to the new study.

Health & Fitness | Health

Ambient black carbon particles reach the fetal side of human placenta | Nature Communications

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy has been associated with impaired birth outcomes. Here, Bové et al. report evidence of black carbon particle deposition on the fetal side of human placentae, including at early stages of pregnancy, suggesting ai

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures of When to Toss Common Household Items

Are your housewares showing wear? Find out when you should replace everyday items to keep your home safe and healthy.

Health & Fitness | Health & Wellness

Regular aerobic exercise may slow Alzheimer's progression - CNN

A proof-of-concept study shows regular aerobic exercise may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults at risk for Alzheimer's.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure - Woman's World

These natural ways to lower blood pressure can help you sidestep high blood pressure triggers and feel better in a flash.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Shamanic Yoga - Pave the Way to a More Empowered You

Shamanic yoga is based on psychophysical exercises and spiritual practices, and that is done in a magical place reached through ecstasy.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Diseases Making a Comeback

We’ve made a lot of progress against illnesses like tuberculosis and scarlet fever. But more people seem to be coming down with those and other serious diseases that had looked to be on the way out. Find out more from this WebMD slideshow.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Reiki? I don’t know her… so I had experts break down the energy healing practice | Well Good

Curious about the energy healing practice known as reiki? Here's how to do reiki and what its benefits are, according to reiki masters.

Health & Fitness | Health

Why Is My Stomach Bloated? 15 Causes of Abdominal Bloating

You know the feeling: Your pants feel a bit tight, your belly feels a little too full -- your face might even be a bit puffy. You’re bloated. Find out why it happens from WebMD and what you can do about it.

Health & Fitness | Health

Are insurance companies driving doctors out of the profession? | TheHill

46 percent would consider a career change; 37.7 percent say that regulations and insurance requirements cause them dissatisfaction.

Food & Drink | Food

Red meat halves risk of depression - Telegraph

Women who reduce lamb and beef in their diets are more likely to suffer
depression, according to the new study.

Health & Fitness | Health

What Science (and Katy Perry) Say About Transcendental Meditation | Inverse

Transcendental meditation is one of the most popular and hotly debated forms of meditation. Some people claim they are calmer, more focused, even elated, from the daily practice. But whether that zen feeling causes measurable mental and physiological effe

Health & Fitness | Health

What Are Gua Sha’s Benefits? We Asked the Experts

The benefits of gua sha facial massage are pretty major—here’s how it affects your body over time.

Health & Fitness | Health

Dryness in Women Over 50: Causes and What You Can Do

Lots of parts of your body can become dry, especially as women get older. Find out the different causes and what you can do about them.

Health & Fitness | Health

Anemia Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments for This Blood Disorder

Do you have anemia fatigue? WebMD's slideshow covers common anemia symptoms, treatments, and how you may be able to prevent anemia.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Melatonin Supplements: Effects, Usage, Safety

Find out how much you know about this supplement and how to use it safely.

News | Interesting Links

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 News

Big Pharma Invented These Diseases To Sell Drugs (Osteoporosis Is One Of Them)

Let’s say you’ve invented a new gadget and you want to manufacture and sell it. Only problem is, it does something that nobody needs. There was a point in history,

Health & Fitness | Health

Leprosy Making Comeback In California After Obama Allowed Immigrants With Disease In

Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale insisted Saturday that the GOP hasn’t given up on the Golden State despite setbacks at the polls there in 2018.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People From ‘Dangerous’ Medical Advice

Google is undermining important conversations about health by burying views and facts it considers unworthy.

Health & Fitness | Health

WebMD Slideshow: Causes of Tooth Enamel Erosion and Damage

Enamel protects the soft inner part of a tooth. But many things we do every day can erode tooth enamel. See the biggest culprits in this WebMD slideshow.

Food & Drink | Food

Add This Ingredient to Your Beans to Avoid Gassiness Later | MyRecipes

The remedy to bean-related bloat is likely already in your spice cabinet.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Pictures: How Your Height Affects Your Health

You can’t control how tall you are, but your height can play a role in some medical conditions. Find out more about how your height can affect your health.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Save Our Bones Bulletin: US Packaged Foods Found To Be “Ultra-Processed”, Triclosan Linked To Bone Loss, Doctors Suf

This month’s Bulletin contains some alarming and sobering news from the worlds of food and medicine. A startling study sheds new light on just how unhealthy and heavily processed most

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Expert Warns Lack Of Sleep Changes DNA Behavior, Can Lead To Weight Gain, High Blood Pressure - Study Finds

Experts also warn that lack of sleep raises the risk of heart disease, may lead to weight gain, and can even change the way our DNA behaves.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Why Food Is Actually Information

Pretending food is nothing more than calories and proteins vastly under-acknowledges the life-changing role it can play.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Cheer up! Optimists live longer | Science | AAAS

Large study finds association between positive attitude and extended life span

Health & Fitness | Health News

3 Unexpected Stress Triggers That Can Damage Your Bones

Stress is not only unpleasant; it can damage your bones by keeping cortisol levels elevated. So naturally, it makes sense to avoid it. Sometimes, that means “exposing” sources of stress

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Inside Job of Creating Peace - by Doc Childre

Many people hope and pray to find peace in their lives, especially during times of stress and uncertainty. Finding peace is an inside job – something we can learn to create. Research studies have shown that individuals, groups and organizations are capa

Health & Fitness | Health News

Improving Your Neck Placement: a New Metaphor | Gokhale Method Institute

Note the forward head and neck placement of both these High Street pedestrians. This usually results from tucking the pelvis (see the man (right)), but can also become a habit independent of pelvic position (see woman (left)). Here our Bristol teacher Cl

Health & Fitness | Health

4 Run Workouts You Can Crank Out in Just 40 Minutes on Your Lunch Hour

Take your running to a new level with these quick midday sessions you can crank out in just 40 minutes on your lunch break.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Whole body vibration shakes up microbiome, reducing inflammation in diabetes - Neuroscience News

Whole-body vibration (WBV) therapy may be a way in which inflammation associated with diabetes can be controlled. WBV alters the microbiome, increasing levels of a bacterium that creates short-chain fatty acids, which help the body to better use glucose.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Way to Stronger Knees

The knee does tonnes of work, literally. And to do that work, it needs us to use it properly and keep it properly fed.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Worst Fast Food Restaurants in America, Ranked

Fast food is quick, convenient and cheap, but it’s also losing its edge. Consumers are interested in high quality and fresh food, cleanliness and great ser

Health & Fitness | Health News

Improving Your Neck Placement: a New Metaphor | Gokhale Method Institute

Note the forward head and neck placement of both these High Street pedestrians. This usually results from tucking the pelvis (see the man (right)), but can also become a habit independent of pelvic position (see woman (left)). Here our Bristol teacher Cl

Health & Fitness | Health News

The 11 Biggest Myths About Hair Growth & Loss

Learn more about the biggest hair growth and loss myths that you should stop believing.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Ask an RD: What is processed food and just how bad is it?

Some foods are more processed than others. A registered dietitian explains what you need to know about ultra-processed foods and how they might be harmful to your health.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

What Are the Types of Psychotic Disorders?

Learn about the symptoms of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder, delusional disorder, and more.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Morning Meal is Very Important But Many Adults Skip it

According to a survey of 2,000 adults, about one in eight Americans (13%) rarely, if ever, eat breakfast in the morning. In fact, the average American only eats breakfast three times per week.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

6-8 Hours is the Perfect Amount of Sleep. Here's Why

Just like Goldilocks in pursuit of the perfect bowl of porridge, logging six to eight hours of sleep each night is just right for heart health. Any more or less than that amount of time can potentially be detrimental to our hearts, new research shows.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

19 Ways to Be a Better Friend - Exercises For Injuries

When you are in need, friends can be a great help. This is an area where you should give as good as you get. Here are 19 ways to be a better friend.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

The secret science of cycling fitness, by a Tour de France pro

From fasted training to HIIT workouts, Australian pro cyclist Adam Hansen – an eight-time Tour de France veteran with a passion for performance science – discusses the best training techniques to help amateur riders improve their fitness and s

Health & Fitness | Health News

New Research Links Healthy Habits to Lower Alzheimer’s Risk | Everyday Health

Combining positive lifestyle interventions may maximize benefits, while certain habits raise the risk of dementia.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Why Do People Get Ice Cream Headaches?

You may know an ice cream headache by one of its other names: brain freeze, a cold-stimulus headache, or sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia ("nerve pain of the sphenopalatine ganglion"). But no matter what you call it, it hurts like hell.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Having Hair Issues? How to Stimulate Hair Growth Naturally

You are not alone in wondering how to stimulate hair growth. Actually, the average person loses about 70 to 100 strands of hair every day.

Health & Fitness | Health News

New Insights on Gut Permeability and Depression

New research suggests those with a leaky gut, when toxins or bacteria seep through the intestinal wall, face a greater risk of depression.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Artificial Retina Implants: Seeing Is Believing | The Health Edge

Things are really looking up for people who suffer from vision loss. Scientists from Sweden and Israel teamed up to develop the thinnest retinal implant in the world. The wireless device is layered wi

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Why So Many of Us Don’t Lose Weight When We Exercise - The New York Times

Most of us eat more when we exercise, and though it may be just a few extra bites a day, the result is weight gain.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

As the infections become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, some standard treatments no longer work for an ailment that was once easily cured.

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

18 Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stroke, a Deadly Condition

Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition with symptoms of high body temperature, rapid pulse, difficulty breathing, confusion, and coma. Heat stroke is caused by an elevated body temperature, usually with a fever. First aid for heat stroke are to call

Health & Fitness | Health News

Journey with Joan Baez | Gokhale Method Institute

Feeling happy after a lesson. If you ask Joan Baez what keeps her in good enough shape to do worldwide musical tours at age 78, she will hand you a little brown card that says “Esther Gokhale, Creator of the Gokhale Method.”My wooden business card.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Top 15 Anti-Inflammatory Foods and How to Follow this Diet - Dr. Axe

In an anti-inflammatory diet, we move away from processed diets of the West and toward ancient eating. Here are the best anti-inflammatory foods.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Best Types of Nontoxic Cookware Nonstick Cookware Dangers - Dr. Axe

Toxic cookware like nonstick cookware contain dangerous chemicals that can damage our bodies, studies show. It's time to buy nontoxic cookware.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Study identifies protein that causes 'exhaustion' of immune system cells | The Times of Israel

Understanding role of TOX protein could pave way to restoring normal function in systems weakened by chronic disease, say researchers from Israel's Bar-Ilan University and others

Health & Fitness | Health News

Pres. Trump to issue executive order on drug prices | One America News Network

Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from OANN.com. Breaking news and video. Latest Current News: U.S., World, Entertainment, Health, Business, Technology, Politics, Sports.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Research Shows Chili Peppers May Slow Progression of Lung Cancer

A new study finds that chili peppers may have a much more important benefit than making your dinner taste better: the ability to fight lung cancer.

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Sit on the Floor, Part 2: Squatting | Gokhale Method Institute

This is the second post in our multi-part series on floor sitting. For Part 1 on floor sitting, click here.Why squat? Squatting isn’t something we do much in industrialized societies beyond childhood, but if you can do it healthfully, it is an eminently

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use of Certain Medicines

Here’s what research suggests about a class of drugs called anticholinergics, which treat a wide range of ailments, from depression to bladder issues.

Health & Fitness | Health & Wellness

You're Probably Not Drinking Enough Water—Here Are Two Simple Ways to Check | Real Simple

Experts weigh in on how much water you should drink every day, plus two telltale signs you’re not hydrated enough.

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

4 Shocking Truths About Supermarket Shampoos - CEL MD

Bad hair days should be a thing of the past, so why are we finding ourselves getting more frustrated in our search for the perfect shampoo? Walking up and down the aisles in the drugstore, trying to find the best deal on a shampoo could be a complete wast

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

The horrors of the diseases that vaccines prevent

While I hope no one ever has to see a child suffer and die from any illness, I do think people should know the real risks of the diseases that vaccines prevent.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

When Trauma Gets Trapped in the Body

If we don't face our pain and acknowledge our trauma, it continues to haunt us from the shadows where we let it reside.

Health & Fitness | Health News

'Living drug' offers hope to terminal blood cancer patients - BBC News

Doctors say some lymphoma patients are being completely cured in a way "never been seen before".

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

4 Sugar Alternatives That Won’t Poison You

Sugar can be a problem. The sugar in our foods from highly-processed genetically modified corn is even worse. Fortunately, there are nutritious alternatives.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Learn to Age Well From the Real ‘Experts’

Some people age better than others. That's often because they've lived better than others thanks to wisdom and habits passed down for generations.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Vitamin D Deficiency is Growing Worldwide and Overuse of Sunscreen Contributes

A recent study finds that nearly a billion people worldwide suffer from a vitamin D deficiency. Too much sunscreen use may be a major reason why, researchers say.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Childhood Illnesses Every Parent Should Know With Pictures

Croup, strep, glue ear, and Kawasaki disease are among 24 illnesses parents must know. Symptoms and pictures from WebMD help parents know when to call the doctor.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Why Does the Oldest Chinese Buddha Figure Slump? | Gokhale Method Institute

 The oldest surviving Chinese Buddha figure shows surprisingly slumped posture. Note the forward head, absence of a stacked spine, and tucked pelvis. He would not look out of place with a smartphone in his hand!This surprisingly hunched Chinese Buddha fi

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

9 Extremely Subtle Signs You Have Too Much Inflammation In Your Body

If you're experiencing signs your body has inflammation, it can crop up in the form of various symptoms, and be a sign of a number of different health concerns. Usually, inflammation is associated with joint health, since arthritis is one of the top…

Family & Parenting | Kids

Family First Aid Kit List

Here's your list of what every family should have in their home First Aid Kit.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Even 40 minutes per day of exercise significantly slows cellular aging

A new study finds that running for 40 minutes a day five times a week may have a "fountain of youth" effect on people, slowing the aging process of cells.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Study: Seniors’ Physical and Mental Health Linked to Optimism

Traits like optimism, resilience, wisdom, and self-compassion are found to be protective, while loneliness seemed to be a risk factor.

Health & Fitness | Health News

What Do the New Aspirin Guidelines Mean for You? | US News

These four questions can help you figure out if aspirin use still makes sense for you.