Health

Cancer

How Movies Mislead You About Cancer

Years ago, filmmakers realized they had a perfect villain that they could use any time—cancer. Cancer is real…but the way…

Infections

Hantavirus Protection

Q. Can household mice in all parts of the country carry the hantavirus that recently broke out in Yosemite National…

Stress

Natural Stress Busters for the Holidays and Beyond

When it comes to your health and energy level, it’s important to maintain a calm, relaxed state during the day…

Diet & Nutrition

Fill Your Plate with High-Volume Foods

Are you trying to lose a few pounds? If so, you’re probably confused by the many diets that promise to…

Heart

What Your Age at Menopause Means for Your Heart

Personally, I love menopause. No more period pimples, belly bloat, monthly messes or birth control hassles—hurrah! But one aspect of…

Wellness

How the Flu Vaccine May Help Your Heart

An annual flu vaccination helps you ward off, well, the flu (duh!), but get this—two new studies show that it…

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The Pills That Cause Lifelong Gut Problems

By now, we all know better than to press our doctors for antibiotics when we have nonbacterial infections, such as…

Multiple Sclerosis

The Vitamin That MS Patients Need

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) want to do everything possible to prevent the autoimmune disease’s uncomfortable and disabling consequences, including…

Wellness

How to Cure Chronic Pelvic Pain: Women and Men Can Finally Get Relief with These Very Simple Solutions…

It is one of the most common but least talked about medical conditions. Chronic pelvic pain (CPP)—dull aching, cramping and/or…

Sexual Wellness

Pleasure-Enhancing Feminine Parts You Never Knew You Had

Countless women have pored over the book Our Bodies, Ourselves, starting when it first came out in the 1970s and…

Losing Weight

Advice from The Biggest Loser

He Dropped 185 Pounds and Kept It Off It’s not easy to lose weight—and it’s even harder to keep it…

Depression

The Link Between Sore Legs and Lingering Sadness

The battle against depression is tough enough already without the added burden of physical illness. But unfortunately, depression can take…

Wellness

Relax All Over with Guided Muscle Relaxation

If you are feeling stressed—with aches and pains and muscle tension all over—I recommend a guided muscle relaxation technique. This…

Diet & Nutrition

Finally…a Detox Diet That’s Tasty

These antioxidants cleanse your body without jeopardizing your health. To flush toxins out of the body, “detoxification” enthusiasts recommend following…

Common Cold

Amazing Folk Remedies for Colds, Coughs, Flu, More

Not every winter illness requires a trip to the doctor’s office. The following time-tested folk remedies offer effective, inexpensive treatments…