Health

Supplements

Not Just for Bodybuilders—Whey Protein

You see those huge containers of whey protein powder all the time at health-food stores. And, if you are like…

Diet & Nutrition

Sneaky (and Easier) Way to Eat Healthier

If you love vegetables and just naturally eat them like crazy, good for you. You’re lucky to have such a…

Health Care Professionals

Jocks Make Better Docs

Want to find out if a doctor is any good? Sure, you can Google his/her name to find out where…

Liver

Millions of Americans Have Hepatitis C: Why YOU Need a Test Now

Shocking fact: One of every 30 baby boomers has been infected with a virus—most of them unknowingly—that greatly increases the…

Respiratory

Whooping Cough: The Return of an Epidemic?

You might have thought that whooping cough (aka “pertussis”) went the way of polio and was virtually eliminated, at least…

Diseases & Conditions

Vodka Cure for Cold Sores

Cold sores generally take about two weeks to clear up. Here’s a suggestion for helping it along. Dab a cold…

Skin Disease

Natural Ways to Prevent Bedsores

Anytime you’re immobilized for an extended period—for example, if you use a wheelchair or are bedridden with an illness or…

Dental Health

So Long, Splotchy Dark Gums

Even if their teeth are enviably bright and straight, some women conceal their smiles because they’re self-conscious about dark splotches…

Stroke

How Art Safeguards Your Brain Against Stroke

As we stroll through a favorite museum, listen to some great music or splurge on theater tickets, we could be…

Wellness

The Hormone That Helps Heartburn: Melatonin

We tend to think of melatonin, often called the “sleep hormone,” in terms of—you guessed it—sleep. So what does melatonin…

Pets

Chew Your Veggies!

Q. My wife says that I may not get the most nutrition from my vegetables because I don’t chew them…

Women's Health

Surprising Connection Between Autoimmune Disease and Endometriosis

What you don’t know really can hurt you. So even though today’s news isn’t exactly welcome, it could ultimately ease…

Wellness

The Cleansing Fast that Lets You Eat

The idea of fasting is alien to many of us—it brings to mind long periods of hunger…feeling uncomfortably weak…even faint.…

Lawn

Food Swaps: All the Pleasure…None of the Guilt

The next time you’re craving a less-than-healthful treat, such as a plate of pasta or a bowl of ice cream,…

Diet & Nutrition

Acai — Is It a Better Berry?

For the last few years, everywhere you turn, you see products containing the acai (ah-SIGH-ee) berry, a fruit harvested from…