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Lisa Milbrand is a writer and editor from New Jersey, who specializes in health, parenting, and travel topics. She is the author of the upcoming book,
Baby Names With Character
5 Times to Avoid Taking Laxatives—and 5 Times They Can Help
Habitual laxative use can lead to dependence, yet there are times they are recommended. Here's the right type to take in certain situations.
10 Surprising Benefits of an Epsom Salt Bath
12 Unexpected Triggers of Epileptic Seizures to Know About
8 Ways to Deal with a Workplace Bully
9 Proven Treatments for Stasis Dermatitis
11 Signs of Bullying Every Parent Should Know
10 Things You Need to Know About the Cabbage Soup Diet
Fad diets come and go—but the cabbage diet soup seems to remain a popular...
Here’s How You Should Treat Perioral Dermatitis, According to Dermatologists
Many people don't realize that perioral dermatitis is an acne or eczema-like rash around the...
13 Things You Need to Know About Sex in Your 40s
Think your sex life is over after 40? Hardly—you're just getting warmed up. Here's what...
12 Signs You Could Have a Tapeworm
Eating undercooked or raw meat could put you at risk of infection with tapeworms. Learn...
8 Trusted Home Remedies for Itchy Skin
Feeling the urge to scratch? Try one of these at-home treatments to tame itchy skin.
15 Signs Your Upper Abdominal Pain May Be an Emergency
Upper abdominal pain can be no big deal—or it can merit a trip to...
How to Get Rid of a Stye—the Right Way
You can usually treat these pesky and painful eyelid spots at home—but make sure...
9 Symptoms of Breast Cancer That Aren’t Lumps Every Woman Should Know
While lumps and bumps are among the most common breast cancer symptoms, there are other...
12 Things Sex Therapists Wish You Knew
Sex therapists set the rumors straight about what you can expect, when you might want...
9 Vitamins and Herbs That Can Boost Your Sex Drive
Could the answer to heating things up in the bedroom be in the vitamin aisle?...
15 Nighttime Habits That Are Ruining Your Skin
For a gorgeous glow when you get up in the morning, avoid these bad bedtime skin habits.
10 Natural Remedies for Thrush in the Mouth
Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, and it's most common in newborns and...
50 Health Mistakes People Make Every Day
Every move you make, every breath you take is an opportunity to live healthier. Avoid...
What Doctors Need You to Know About Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
Coxsackievirus causes this common childhood ailment. Here's the scoop on the illness, its treatment—and...
14 “Harmless” Bugs You Didn’t Know Could Bite You
Even the sweetest bugs can bite if provoked. Here are a few insects you wouldn't suspect.
8 Bug Bites That Need Medical Attention—Now
Most bug bites are perfectly harmless—unless they look like one of these. Go to...
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The Best Way to Treat Every Type of Bug Bite
Bug bites seem to pack a whole lot of pain and itchiness for such a...
Ice or Heat: What’s Best for Your Pain?
From muscle aches to sprains to headaches and more—knowing when to apply ice or...
7 Tricks for Beating Your Motion Sickness
If you can't stomach the idea of a roller coaster or cruise anymore, take heart....
The 11 Most Expensive Prescription Drugs in America
Some prescription drugs cost patients more in one month than you'd pay for a new...