Health

Allergies

Licorice Cure for Allergies

Achoo! Are you dreading allergy season? Licorice root (the herb, not the candy) can help build up an immunity to…

Heart Attack

Did You Have a Heart Attack—And Not Know It?

When you have a heart attack, you know it because the main symptom—crushing chest pain—is overwhelmingly obvious. That’s what most…

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatment’s Startling Side Effect

Prostate cancer is one of the few cancers for which patients have a choice of treatments—such as surgery, radiation, hormone…

Foot Health

The Most Fun You Can Have with Your Feet

Our feet and ankles endure a lot of stress and strain, so here’ s a fun exercise to build them…

Losing Weight

Laughter Burns Calories

When you’re crashed out in front of the television and can’t decide whether to watch a comedy or a drama,…

Skin Disease

The Listerine Cure for Warts

Are you tired of walking on painful plantar warts? Here’s something to try: Every night, soak your foot in a…

Losing Weight

Crash Dieting Affects Cholesterol and Causes Painful Gallstones

Are you motivated to lose your love handles in anticipation of bathing suit season? Good for you! But: Don’t go…

Cardiovascular Disease

The Cholesterol Myth

Why lowering your cholesterol won’t prevent heart disease Many people believe that managing cholesterol is key to preventing heart disease.…

Stress

Don’t Let Stress Harm Your Health

It can raise your blood sugar, worsen your pain and impair your memory—but these steps can help. It’s widely known…

Stress

The Very Best Stress-Fighting Foods

Surprising choices that can help keep you calm Powerhouse foods, such as salmon (with its heart-protective omega-3s) and spinach (with…

Parkinsons Disease

Cycling Improves Parkinson’s

What do actor Michael J. Fox, evangelist Billy Graham, former US Attorney General Janet Reno and boxer Muhammad Ali have…

Cancer

What If It’s a Brain Tumor?

This type is common and treatable No one wants to hear a doctor say, “It’s a brain tumor.” But what…

Pain Relief

Ginger Bath for Aches and Pains

If your body is sore from hard work…or hard play, try a healing ginger bath.   Ginger is a known…

Diet & Nutrition

Can Prime Rib Be Healthy?

Sure, some people love their vegetarian diet...but others just can't imagine living life without steak, burgers and beef bourguignon. Maybe…

Wellness

Death by Toothpick? Why You Need to Watch What You Swallow

“Oh, no!” my mother-in-law gasped when I started to stick some toothpicks into the plateful of hors d’oeuvres I was…