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Olympic champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee has learned that opioid meds (used to treat chronic pain) can have distressing side effects.
More about a sports legend in her own time
Nothing beats fruits and veggies fresh from your garden for top-notch nutrition, plus a host of other health benefits.
How to plant a garden that delivers delicious, nutritious produce for your table
Visualizing the way you’d like to look can help you shed weight.
Some psychologists suggest using brainpower to help change unhealthy eating behaviors and thoughts, so be mindful of the strategies below.
More women are learning that washing their hair with conditioner can help keep tresses from getting parched.
How to ease into cleansing using conditioners only
A roundup of the latest must-have finds for hair, skin, health, beauty and more. These products are worth every cent.
The vet at the animal hospital where I took him said there was an operation he could perform that might help save him.
If a test could tell whether you’d develop a disease later in life, would you take it?
HIV-positive donors can give the gift of life to other people who are living with the virus.
Why are some black folks living with HIV less likely to remain in care?
Over-the-counter meds aren’t safer than prescription pills.
Time to toss expired meds
When does monthly period pain require that we pay serious attention?
Dorothy Horton, PsyD, answers your questions in her latest Ask Doctor Dee column.
If you’re living with hepatitis C, eating healthy each and every day can help protect your liver.
It takes time for your brain to realize your stomach is full.
Maybe there’s a reason we should eat foods in a certain order.
Spring into action to build a stronger, better body.
Exercise doesn’t have to be burdensome and unpleasant.
When you look in the mirror, do you like what you see?
How one woman’s demand for respect totally changed her life
Health experts discuss how body image can affect our mental health and well-being.