It's not just flossing. Or the fluoride. A lot of what your dentist has been telling you to do over the years is looking, well, toothless, according to a new report that contradicts commonly given advice.
Anyone can dump a bucket of water on his head, but not everyone can do a push-up, let alone 22. But that's the latest challenge making the rounds on social media in support of a sobering cause, suicide among America's veterans.
Having a family member with Alzheimer’s feels like losing them over and over again. You remember your love for them, and their love for you, while they have no memory of it.
Did you know that you have been spending way too much money on beauty products? There are so many beauty benefits that come from common household items that are just sitting around your house! Once you try them, you will rethink your entire beauty routine:
This video was released a few weeks ago by 9-year-old Demarjay Smith.
One of the reasons we fail to get healthy is that we tend to think only big changes matter. We plan major lifestyle changes, when in fact a few small tweaks to our daily routines can have a surprisingly positive impact.
Children may call it heartless, but the American Heart Association has issued stringent new guidelines on how much sugar children should consume.
We all would like to lose a couple pounds here and there, but losing weight is something that doesn't happen overnight. Planning a diet and a daily gym routine usually does the trick, but there are other ways to achieve your goal. While weight loss may take some time, these 13 things can speed up the process and give your body the nudge it needs to start shedding that weight.
Healthy eating can feel overwhelming in so many ways. Wholesome, nutritious eating requires planning, prepping and cleaning up. Eating healthy also can feel daunting because it has a reputation for being expensive. It turns out, there are strategies for making healthy affordable, and it doesn’t need to break the bank.
By now you know there are all sorts of opinions about what you should or shouldn’t eat. It can feel super confusing, right? The problem lies in the approach - detail-fixated vs big picture. When we get too concerned about the details, we can miss how everything fits together. We run the risk of developing tunnel vision which could make us forget that food should be satisfying, hold meaning and bring us closer to people we love. In fact, I would argue that those are JUST as essential to health and wellness as the nutritional value of food.
If you take a calcium supplement to stave off osteoporosis, you might want to consider eating more yogurt and spinach instead. A new study out of Sweden found that women who take calcium have a higher risk of dementia, and that the effect is seven times higher in women who have had a stroke.
When you announce you are expecting, you’re likely told all the tips, tricks, myths and old wives’ tales about pregnancy. Some are amusing while others are terrifying all the same. You’ve probably been told the way the baby rests will tell you if you are having a boy or girl, or that you should sleep on your left side.
On his late-night TV show, ABC host Jimmy Kimmel asked Hillary Clinton to open a jar of pickles. She did, to applause, passing a legitimate test of health you can try at home.
Living in a culture where families are placed at high importance can make life very overwhelming for a woman who cannot have a child to feel accepted. Parenthood is a lifelong dream that is crushed when a women realizes she suffers with infertility.
A wild-caught, fatty fish is one of the most healthy things people can eat, nutritionists say. The evidence on the briny wonders of fish-oil supplements, however, seems to come and go with the tide.
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They're sometimes called "Snowflake" babies — children who were once frozen as embryos in a thin cane of liquid nitrogen.
We all know the one main reason any person would allow themselves to swallow vinegar every day, especially apple cider vinegar.
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The battle over Obamacare is on.
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Time is the one thing everyone has an equal amount of. No one can physically add more time to their day. It seems, however, that ...