What to Do If You Have to Evacuate Your Home
Consider in advance what kinds of disasters might strike your area. Do you live in an earthquake zone? Is flooding a possibility? Then think about what you’ll do in an emergency.
If your child often has a sore throat, you may wonder whether he or she has tonsillitis, or inflamed tonsils.
Taking Time for Tea
In recent years, scientists have conducted tests on tea to better understand what its health benefits may be.
The Word on Talk Therapy
Talk therapy helps people gain insight into and resolve their problems through verbal exchanges with the therapist.
Understanding Alcohol's Effects
The extent of alcohol's effect on the central nervous system depends upon how much is in your blood and how much blood you have.
The Egg Bounces Back
Eggs are a great protein source. If you're on a diet, protein helps satisfy your hunger.
Take a Lap With Indoor Cycling
In indoor cycling workouts (also known as spinning classes), participants ride stationary bicycles specially designed to mimic outdoor bikes.
Sleep and Your Child
Without enough shut-eye, children are more likely to struggle with their school studies, do poorly on the playing field, and suffer depression.
How to Reduce Your Sodium Intake
Sodium, in excess, can raise the risk for high blood pressure, and high blood pressure, in turn, is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke. In people who already have high blood pressure, too much sodium can make it harder to keep blood pressure under control.
Keep Kids Safe During Yard Work
Power tools make yard work easier, from mowing the lawn to trimming the bushes. These tools, however, also pose a threat to children if precautions aren't taken.
Keeping Your Liver Healthy
The liver is a multitasking organ, with many functions. Nearly all the blood that leaves the stomach and intestines passes through the liver for processing.
Serve a Super Summer Salad
Today's salads offer a variety of greens, often with fruits, nuts, cheese, seeds, roasted or grilled vegetables, and beef, chicken or fish.
For Seniors: You Can Beat the Heat
After age 65, your body can't adjust to changes in air temperature -- especially heat -- as quickly as it did when you were younger. That puts you at risk for heat-related illnesses.
A Healthy Kitchen Makeover
From the food you stock in the freezer to the silverware you put on the table, your kitchen is your partner in health. When you fill your kitchen with the right tools and foods, you reap the benefits.
Foods That Help You Lose Weight
Low-calorie, high-fiber foods such as fruits and vegetables fill you up but don't add that much to your daily calorie total.
Why Physical Activity Is Important
The more sedentary you are, the more likely you are to lose flexibility, endurance, strength, balance and coordination, which in turn will affect every aspect of your life.
Taking OTC Pain Relievers
At first glance, visiting the pain-reliever section of your drugstore might just give you a headache -- if you don't already have one. After all, there are more than 150 products on the market to choose from.
Twins and Premature Birth
If you’re pregnant with twins, you’ll want to carefully consider this advice. It can help increase your chances for a full-term pregnancy.
Weight Training for Women
Misconceptions about weight training -- often based on unfounded fears of becoming too muscular -- can keep women from pushing their fitness levels.
Losing Weight at Work
Here are strategies that can help you troubleshoot and personalize your weight-loss plan to manage common workplace weight-loss roadblocks.