Women are more likely than men to have their symptoms dismissed or downplayed by medical professionals. When they get a diagnosis, they often face stigma and judgment. In light of this, WH created the “Owning It” package—which spotlights various women … Continue reading Lung Cancer Advocate: ‘Let’s Dispel The Myth That Only Smokers Get Lung Cancer’
There’s no doubt that food plays a key role in the health of children. In fact, ensuring the best nutrition for kids can help promote growth and development, support immune function and set long-term healthy eating habits. Conversely, a diet … Continue reading Best Nutrition for Kids: Guidelines, Foods and Vitamins
When you think of using protection during sex, your mind might default to penetrative intercourse. But the reality is, protection also matters during oral sex—even though people sometimes ignore or overlook that fact. A condom in your mouth? Does anyone … Continue reading Do I Need To Use Protection For Oral Sex?
Iron deficiencies are very common. In fact, many groups are at an increased risk of deficiency for this important mineral, including infants and children, women who are pregnant, those with heavy menstrual periods and those following a vegan or vegetarian … Continue reading Iron Supplements: Dosage Advice for Who Needs Them
If you take a look at the hundreds of scientific peer-reviewed articles that have been published about black seed oil benefits, one fact is clear: It … Continue reading Black Seed Oil Benefits, Uses and Possible Side Effects
From nausea to rashes to drowsiness, most medications can cause side effects. For some common prescriptions, that can mean screwing with your erection, your orgasm, and your sex drive. Keep reading for a list of medications that may cause problems … Continue reading 5 Common Medications That Can Ruin Your Sex Life
IN JANUARY 2019, Mike Dudley got a call that his 69-year-old brother-in-law had died a mere 48 hours after checking into the hospital with flulike symptoms. He couldn’t believe what he was hearing. Just five months earlier, they’d been backpacking … Continue reading Why Antibiotic Resistance Is Ignored by Big Pharma
Do you struggle with constipation, diarrhea or other digestive issues? If so, it’s worth trying slippery elm, an herbal remedy used in North America since the 19th century that has been shown to treat a number of digestive issues. What … Continue reading Slippery Elm Benefits, How to Use, Recipes and Side Effects
The Food and Drug Administration has warned the maker of Purell hand sanitizers to stop claiming its products can prevent people from catching the flu, Ebola virus, the MRSA superbug and norovirus. In a notice dated Jan. 17, the F.D.A. … Continue reading F.D.A. Warns Purell to Stop Claiming It Can Prevent Ebola or Flu
The majority of Americans have health insurance that includes coverage for prescription drugs. But unfortunately that doesn’t ensure that they can afford the specific drugs their doctors prescribe for them. In fact, many Americans report that their insurance plans sometimes … Continue reading When Insurers Don’t Cover Drugs, Prescriptions Often Go Unfilled
The coronavirus receives its name from the halo or crown (corona) that is seen when the virus is viewed by an electron microscope. This morphology is actually attributed to the glycoproteins the virus uses to attach to the host cell. … Continue reading Coronavirus: Important Facts
There’s no contesting that allergy season is annoying AF. You’re supposed to *finally* be running outside again or picnicking in the park, but instead, you’re stuck inside trying (key word) to breathe through snot and see through watery, itchy eyes. … Continue reading When Is Allergy Season 2020 – Seasonal Allergy Calendar
Most people try fasting with one goal in mind: losing weight. But science has also discovered health benefits linked to whole-day, alternate-day, and time-restricted fasting, says Carolyn Williams, Ph.D., the registered dietitian that helped develop the new book The Men’s … Continue reading 7 Intermittent Fasting Benefits That Aren’t Weight Loss
What is ylang ylang essential oil good for? It’s considered an effective antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic and sedative. It’s also been highly sought after for centuries for its ability to thicken hair and its skin-healing properties. In addition to its beauty-boosting and health-promoting … Continue reading Ylang Ylang Benefits, Uses, Recipes and Side Effects
Bills of any variety are typically greeted with groans, but unexpected medical bills are particularly unwelcome. Often, they hit your mailbox weeks, even months, after your doctor visit or the date of a procedure. And while these bills may be … Continue reading 7 Ways To Avoid Scary, Unexpected Health Bills
Essential oils have been an integral part of the daily lives of people for thousands of years. At least 33 specific essential oils and aromatic oil-producing plants are mentioned in the Bible, and the word “incense” is mentioned 68 times … Continue reading Bible Oils: 12 Most Revered Oils + Their Historic Uses
Supplement companies claim that prebiotics (which are one thing) and probiotics (another thing!) can strengthen immunity, aid weight loss, and even extend life. But is any of that true? Here’s what you should know: What are prebiotics? They’re soluble fibers, … Continue reading Prebiotics vs. Probiotics: What You Should Know
Aversion therapy is based on the theory of conditioning, which states that a response becomes more frequent and predictable as a result of reinforcement. In other words, when you’re rewarded for a behavior by feeling good, this reinforces the behavior … Continue reading Aversion Therapy: Uses, Efficacy, Controversy and More
Toe injuries can happen to anyone, but your odds of catching, crunching, or smashing a toe rise exponentially when you’re doing any type of fast-paced activity or sport (or if you’re just a klutz). Common toe injuries include turf toe, … Continue reading How to Handle Toe Pain and Soreness From Conditions Like Turf Toe
Health advice should always be taken with a healthy degree of scepticism. We are constantly presented with new products that are supposed to make us live longer, happier, and more beautiful lives. It’s all very tempting – but at the … Continue reading The Best CBD Oil On The Market – For Chronic Pain Relief
We know that legumes, nuts and seeds can be some of the healthiest superfoods around when consumed in moderation, and one of the better nuts for health is the walnut. Walnuts nutrition has been shown to help fight depression, improve brain … Continue reading Black Walnut Benefits, Uses and Nutrition Facts
Gone are the days when your only sparkling water options were giant, two-liter seltzer bottles beneath rows of soda at the grocery store: The age of fizzy water has officially arrived. (Fun fact: Sparkling water is actually expected to be … Continue reading 11 Best Sparkling Water Brands Of 2019, According To Dietitians
You may have heard that drinking milk helps with heartburn. Or maybe your aunt swears that eating a slice of bread is the quickest way to provide relief from that prickly sting. But when the burning sensation starts, do home … Continue reading Why Drinking Milk Doesn’t Help Heartburn, According to an Expert
We’ve all heard stories about the guy who stops drinking soda and quickly drops 10 pounds in a few months. Although the results may seem too good to be true, small lifestyle changes can result in big-time fat loss. When … Continue reading 25 Weight Loss Tips for Men – How Men Can Lose Weight
We’ve all been there — sick in bed, simultaneously feeling hot and cold with a high fever. All we want to do is feel better if only this darn fever would break. Looking for a natural remedy for a fever? Turns … Continue reading How to Break A Fever (and How to Get Rid of One)
Not only can diatomaceous earth provide incredible health benefits for humans, it’s also known to boost pet health. One of its main uses in pets (especially dogs) is diatomaceous earth for fleas. What is diatomaceous earth? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a … Continue reading Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas (on Your Pets, Carpet and Beyond)
The clary sage plant has a lengthy history as a medicinal herb. It’s a perennial in the genus Salvi, and its scientific name is salvia sclarea. It’s considered to be one of the top essential oils for hormones, especially in women. Many claims have been … Continue reading Clary Sage Oil Uses, Benefits and Potential Side Effects
Ingredients: 1 glass of warm or hot water (12–16 ounces) 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½–1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 dash cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon raw, local honey (optional) Directions: Warm the water. … Continue reading Secret Detox Drink Recipe: Cleanse and Rejuvinate
Can everyday habits, products (coffee!) and strategies actually help your memory? Sometimes, yes, says P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.B.B.S., director of Duke University’s Neurocognitive Disorders Program and MH brain health advisor. Here, he weighs in on which popular memory products and … Continue reading Which Natural Memory Boosters Really Work?
Thanks to the delicious dip known as guacamole, most likely you are familiar with the beloved avocado. But have you ever tried avocado oil or did you even know it existed? We previously ranked the benefit-rich avocado as one of … Continue reading Avocado Oil: 6 Health Benefits and How to Use for Cooking
Guar gum beans which have uses spanning several industries are grown all over the world for food, household and industrial/manufacturing applications. Today it’s estimated that food-industry applications account for the vast majority (more than 70 percent) of the world’s supply … Continue reading Guar Gum: Healthy or Unhealthy Food Additive?
Imagine building bigger, stronger muscles without ever lifting a weight. Imagine walking into a gym, putting on a bodysuit covered with electrodes, and going through a “workout” without breaking a sweat. Imagine those electrodes zapping your muscles into higher levels … Continue reading Can truSculpt Technology, EMS Suits Make Your Workout Shorter?
Without a doubt, soy is one of the most controversial products on the planet. In fact, ask a handful of health experts “is soy bad for you?” and you’re likely to get a dozen different responses. While some claim that … Continue reading Is Soy Bad for You? Or Is It Good for You?
If you’re on the lookout for gluten-free grains that pack a nutritional punch, you’ll definitely want to try amaranth. The grain is gaining popularity today because of its startling health benefits. It has an earthy and nutty flavor, helps you … Continue reading Amaranth Benefits, Nutrition, Seeds and How to Use
If you’re like most people, you at least occasionally deal with acne breakouts, skin dryness, redness and signs of uneven skin tone. If so, you probably wonder about possible underlying causes of these skin conditions in hopes of finding a … Continue reading Face Mapping: What Science Says & How It Works
Your mouth can reveal a lot more about you than your pearly whites and your opinions. It also holds clues to your overall health. “The body is all connected,” says Sally Cram, DDS, consumer advisor for the American Dental Association. … Continue reading Health Conditions With Symptoms Your Dentist Can See in Your Mouth
Along with the common cold, the flu and other respiratory conditions typically comes a cough that keeps you up at night and limits your ability to breathe with ease. Although so many people suffer from a cough every year, many … Continue reading Essential Oils for Cough: Top 7 Oils to Help You Find Relief
If you want to avoid an unintended pregnancy, taking birth control is usually a no-brainer. But what if that same birth control upped your risk of breast cancer? According to research published in The New England Journal of Medicine, women … Continue reading Hormonal Birth Control and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Dandelions have a reputation as both a granter of wishes and a dreaded weed and lawn nuisance. However, did you know that dandelion root is loaded with nutrients and boast a variety of benefits to your health — just like … Continue reading Dandelion Root Benefits, Uses and Side Effects
Barbara O. Rothbaum, Ph.D., has been working with people who have post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, since 1986, not long after the condition became an official diagnosis back in 1980. As executive director of the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program and … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Anxiety Fast
Calling in sick from work to watch Netflix in bed sounds pretty great–unless you actually get sick. The 2019-2020 flu season is nearly here, and you … Continue reading When Should I Get a Flu Shot 2019? Here’s What Experts Say
When Meghan Hall, 34, was diagnosed with breast cancer, it wasn’t because she (or a doctor) felt a lump. “I noticed something green spilled on the front of my shirt, I didn’t think anything of it—until I tried to take … Continue reading 11 Early Signs Of Breast Cancer – Surprising Symptoms In Women
One of the most frustrating afflictions that can befall a man is premature ejaculation. It’s embarrassing, it’s unexpected, and it turns what is supposed to be one life’s greatest joys into one of life’s greatest disappointments. No one wants to … Continue reading Your Guide To Last Longer In Bed – 12 Ways To Last Longer During Sex
If you haven’t put your vape pen aside yet, the sixth death believed to be related to the new, mysterious vaping illness, should inspire you to. So far, more than 450 cases of this lung illness have been reported in … Continue reading Vaping-Related Lung Illness: What to Know Now
Nearly two dozen people—mostly young adults—have now been hospitalized with severe breathing difficulties as a result of vaping. According to NBC News, a total of 22 cases have been reported: four in Minnesota, 12 in Wisconsin, and six in Illinois—up … Continue reading 22 People Now Hospitalized With Vaping Lung Damage
Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading Doctors Told Me I Only Had PMS—but It Turned Out to Be Brain Cancer
Any time you take a medication, weighing the risks and benefits of the drug is a must. And now we must ask ourselves, “Is this one of the drugs linked to dementia and memory loss?” Emerging research is finding disturbing connections … Continue reading Popular Prescription Drugs Linked to Dementia
If you’re producing less than a third of a teaspoon of semen you may have underlying health problems. Low semen volume could be a sign of low testosterone or diabetes. Some of the causes of low semen volume are treatable, … Continue reading How Much Semen Should I Ejaculate?