Healthy Habits

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18 Things Nurses Secretly Wish You Would Stop Doing

Here are some tips from nurses across the U.S. on how to handle your next medical visit, plus, what they wish you would secretly stop doing.

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11 Ways You’ve Been Swimming All Wrong

New swimming methods are helping us discover more efficient ways to move in the water.


How Bad Is It to Not Wash Your Hands After Using the Bathroom?

It's worth the 20 to 30 seconds of scrubbing.



13 Times You’re Overusing Hand Sanitizer

Attention, germaphobes! These situations may call for a good old fashioned hand washing because your sanitizer habit just isn't going...

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How to Prevent Overeating When You’re Working from Home

Cynthia Sass, a Los-Angeles based registered dietitian, shares her tips to navigate working from home without overeating.


12 Simple Habits to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

With sickness season around the corner, an infectious disease doctor at New York University's Langone Health highlights the easy ways...


The Only New Year’s Day Detox You Should Be Doing

Feeling in need of a reboot this New Year? Forget the trendy detoxes and cleanses. Instead, follow these simple, sustainable...


15 Top Health Mistakes We All Make in January

Many of us make New Year's resolutions to improve our health, but it can be hard to stick with them....


15 Things to Do on New Year’s Day for a Healthy 2020

Kick off your New Year’s Day the healthy way, from trying a new workout class to volunteering for a good...


11 Surprising Benefits of Giving Blood

If you donate blood, you not only save up to three lives, you earn yourself some benefits as well.


The 9 Best (and the 3 Worst) Health News Stories of 2019

A new lung treatment, catching breast cancer earlier, and—ugh—a rise in measles cases: The good and the bad health news...


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Soil Pollution: The Health Risk No One Is Talking About

You know about climate change and its hazards, but did you know that the earth beneath your feet could be...

10 Reasons to Donate Blood: What Doctors Need You to Know

Doctors will tell you that donating blood is vital: That pint you give can save three lives. And that's just...


50 Signs You’re Healthy from Every Type of Doctor

Not everyone has an apple a day, so how do you know if you're healthy enough to keep the...


9 Health Clues Hiding Right on Your Tongue

See something funky in the mirror? Don't worry, it's most likely not a strange tongue disease. It could, however, signal...


Fewer Than 50 People in the World Have This Incredibly Rare Blood Type

This blood type is so rare that scientists call it “golden”—but the pretty name masks the fact that this type...


11 of the Most Dangerous Places to Swim

About ten people die from unintentional drowning every day, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Keep...


Science Says Sleeping with This Device on Could Actually Make You Gain Weight

If you're prone to leaving on late night while you start to snooze, it could be causing more problems than...


8 Ways Beer Is Actually Good for You

Who knew?! From helping your heart to fighting cavities, a daily brewski (or two) can boost your health.


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The Answers to the 12 Most Contentious Health Debates

Admit it, you've definitely looked up whether red wine is healthy, or if the eggs you love so much are...


10 Things You Had No Idea Were Actually Covered in Fecal Matter

Everyone poops—but they should really wash their hands better afterward. Check out all the places where dangerous fecal bacteria may...

12 Normal Daily Habits That Secretly Mess Up Your Life

Hey, everything you do is perfect, except for these things you keep screwing up.


51 Brilliant Health Tricks You’ll Want to Make a Habit

Add just a few of these simple healthy habits to your daily routine, and see how much better you'll feel...


13 Ways You’re Secretly Hurting Your Liver

The liver is one of the body's largest and most important organs, performing over 500 vital functions that include cleansing...


11 Bad Health Habits That Doctors Need You to Stop Doing ASAP

You might think these things aren't a big deal, but they can take a toll on your body over time....


15 Everyday Habits That Are Secretly Ruining Your Health

You might not realize how bad these seemingly innocent behaviors are for you.


10 Unhealthy Habits That Are Worse for You Than You Thought

It's not too late to reverse your worst habits (stopping smoking, drinking, over-eating, and more) and immediately start living a...