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13 Conditions You Think You Have—but Probably Don’t
Health issues in the news can lead to incorrect self-diagnoses—and even a misdiagnosis by...
How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Their Health
It may not be a simple conversation to have, but these steps make it easier.
15 Medical Reasons for Your Loss of Appetite
Causes for a loss of appetite range from the common cold to a serious illness...
How Many Times a Year Should You Really See the Doctor for Checkups?
Are you seeing the doctor enough? Or too much? Find out how often you really...
10 Bizarre Side Effects of Common Medications
Blue urine? Weight gain? A hairy tongue?! Watch out for the strange things that can...
9 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Learn from a Single Blood Test
You'll be shocked at all the medical conditions your doctor can diagnose from a teaspoon...
13 Things You Should Know Before Donating Blood
Donating blood is an incredibly noble cause, however there are some things you should know...
30 Healthy Habits from Every Type of Doctor
We asked medical professionals about their healthiest habits that anyone could implement in their everyday...
11 Health Perks You Didn’t Know You Can Get for Free
Depending on what type of care you're looking for, there are a lot of treatments...
15 Silent Signs Your Body Might Be in Big Trouble
Subtle clues—from handwriting to snoring—can reveal the earliest warnings of illness. Here's how...
Doctors Reveal the Annoying Things They Wish You Wouldn’t Do
From smelly feet to overbearing parents, the surprising things that annoy doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and...
13 Lifesaving Tests You’re Probably Skipping—but Shouldn’t
Most of us aren’t getting the health screenings we need. Check out these preventive...
9 Miraculous Medical Recoveries That Still Can’t Be Believed
Surely you can’t survive with only half a skull. Or can you? We’ve...
10 Things to Never Touch in Hospitals
With all the sick people, healthcare workers, and visitors filing in and out, hospitals can...
Doctors Reveal the Real Questions You Should Be Asking Them
Too often, patients neglect to ask vital questions that could affect their treatment or overall...
This Is the Worst-Rated City for Nursing Homes
More than half the nursing home ratings in this city were just one or two stars.
59 Rampant Health Myths That Need to Die
Your mother lied to you: Carrots will not improve your eyesight. We’re setting the...
50 Health Mistakes People Make Every Day
Every move you make, every breath you take is an opportunity to live healthier. Avoid...
Warning: These 16 Everyday Things Pose Huge Health Risks
Your cabinets are full of health products that can be hiding a dark secret: They...
10 OTC Medications You’re Using All Wrong
Just because you can buy a medication over the counter doesn’t mean it’s...
These Are the Foods You Should Never, Ever Eat With 6 Medications
Eating certain foods while you or your loved ones take specific meds could cause dangerous...
12 Things Pharmacists Keep in Their Medicine Cabinet
Are you ready for the minor—and not-so-minor—home medical emergencies? Learn what pharmacists keep...
What Are Nootropics—and Can They Really Make You Smarter?
We all want to focus longer, think faster, and be more creative, and some say...
35 Medical Words You Always Mispronounce
Never fear making a fool out of yourself at the doctor’s office again.
6 Scary Reasons You Should Never Go to a Hospital in the Afternoon
You're not the only one who experiences a 3 p.m. slump.
6 Strange Medical Treatments Doctors Thought Would Work
For 2,400 years, patients have believed that doctors were doing good; for 2,300 years, they were wrong,...
28 Medical Words to Never, Ever Confuse
These words aren’t interchangeable, and a medical mistake could endanger your health.
This Is What “Dying of Old Age” Really Means
Dying of old age isn't a technically correct term—but it could still play an...
8 Reasons Everyone Should Know Their Blood Type
Many Americans don't know their blood type, but that knowledge can actually tip you off...
18 Truths People Will Tell Only Their Doctor
You might be shocked at what comes out of your loved one’s mouth in...
Doctor Visits You Need to Make at Every Age
If you want to prevent illness, it's important to get the right screenings at the...
16 Things Your Doctor’s Receptionist Knows About You
You can't lie to us—we have your entire life in your medical file!