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When it comes to showing kids the benefits of an active lifestyle, Dominique Dawes says you’ve got to do more than ’talk the talk.’
A recent study found that obese boys had 40 to 50 percent less testosterone than lean boys. Is that alarming?
The day before she had a stroke, 52-year-old Beverly Paige burned her hand while cooking on the grill. Years later, she remembers this mishap...
Know these key signs of stroke; someone’s life may depend on it.
Research shows major benefits to occasionally swapping the meat in your meals for plant-based protein. Here’s how to think vegan, be it only f...
These green foods pack high-quality protein. Plus, prepared the way dietitian Sharon Palmer says, they taste great too!
Unlike those 60-second heavy hitters, the best leave-in conditioners are lightweight lovers.
To avoid chemicals and synthetic ingredients, simply make your own conditioner.
A roundup of the latest, must-have finds for hair, skin, health, beauty and more. These products are worth every cent.
In America, obesity is a widespread problem. More than two-thirds, or 68.8 percent, of adults 20 or older are considered to be overweight or o...
As packaging material, plastic is virtually indestructible. So what happens when the chemicals found in this versatile synthetic show up in hu...
Another reason to know your status: Among those who start antiretroviral medications right after getting HIV, more report cures and remissions...
Why are black doctors afraid to ask patients about their HIV status?
Find out if you’re at risk of hepatitis C in five minutes flat.
All drugs have potential side effects, but you can help reduce risks.
What’s in your feline’s waste could create big problems for you.
Here’s how the ’morning-after pill’ works.
Rachael L. Ross, MD, PhD, a.k.a. Dr. Rachael answers your questions.
Can charging folks more for health insurance motivate them to get active, work out and get fit? One study says, yes!
Should you use ice or heat for relief?
Certain groups of people are more susceptible to foodborne illness.
Avoid these foods when taking prescription meds.
What type of produce provides the most nutrients?
In small doses, stress can help you stay focused, energetic and alert. But too much of it can harm your health and life.
You don’t have to be a victim of stress, says Kathleen Hall, PhD, a health and wellness expert. Just find little ways to control and cope with...
Here’s how best-selling author Leslie Banks coped with stress after her baby daughter was burned by a hot iron.