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Oct 8, 2018 9:30 am
What Happens If You Swallow Pills Without Water?
Do you ever swallow pills without water? If so, you’re not the only one. Many people have popped an aspirin or ibuprofen without filling up a glass first at some point in time. Whether it’s because...
Oct 5, 2018 1:14 pm
Diabetes Might Begin 20 Years Before Diagnosis, Study Says — Here's How to Stop It in Its Tracks
Learning you have type 2 diabetes can be a big shock for a lot of people. But according to new research, early signs of the condition can be found more than 20 years before the diagnosis. While...
Oct 5, 2018 9:30 am
What Happens If You Give Up Alcohol for a Month?
What happens when you give up alcohol for a month? Many people ask that question before taking a booze break during “Dry January” after the holiday season. But since many of those same people also...
Oct 4, 2018 4:30 pm
Weight-Loss Drug Is Also Good for Reducing Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests
If you're interested in trying lorcaserin for weight loss, we have some good news for you: Recent research has found that this weight-loss drug can actually help reduce your risk of developing...
Oct 4, 2018 12:04 pm
Mindfulness Can Help Reduce Pesky Menopause Symptoms, Study Suggests
As you may be aware, meditation is the practice of clearing your mind to return to a place of straightforward thinking and calm emotions. But according to a recent study, meditation might also be a...
Oct 3, 2018 12:30 pm
Your Past Pregnancies May Affect Hot Flashes During Menopause — Here's How
Do you remember everything health-related that happened to you during your pregnancies? If you experienced certain disorders while you were carrying your babies, some of those issues may have had...
Oct 3, 2018 9:30 am
Struggling With Portion Control? Kmart Has Your $2 Solution — In the Baby Aisle
If you want to shed a few pounds fast, you might consider trying portion control for weight loss. Although learning how to eat less does sound tough, one Australian woman may have just uncovered...
Oct 2, 2018 2:48 pm
Keep an Eye on the Thanksgiving Weather Forecast This Year
If you're traveling to see your family for the holidays, you'll definitely want to watch the Thanksgiving weather forecast closely. This year has been full of strange seasonal patterns, and there's...
Oct 2, 2018 11:30 am
Mosquitoes Are Staying Put Due to Muggy Weather — Here's How to Avoid Getting Bitten
Now that summer is officially over, you may be cheering the good news: A change in seasons means cooler weather and no more mosquitoes, right? Not so fast. The heat and humidity have decided to...
Oct 1, 2018 5:30 pm
The Scandi Sense Diet Can Help You Lose Weight — If You Pick the Right Handfuls of Food
The Scandi Sense Diet is a hands-on eating plan — literally. While many weight-loss diets claim to be "balanced" with complicated serving sizes, this new approach promises that you just need your...
Sep 28, 2018 7:38 pm
Facial Exercises for Women Over 40 to Help You Look Younger
If you've ever considered exercising to look younger, facial exercises were probably the last workout you had in mind. But according to recent research, facial exercises may actually help...
Sep 26, 2018 9:30 am
How Much Weight Can You Realistically Lose in a Month?
How much weight can you lose in a month? Let’s be honest: Pretty much everyone has had this question at some point in time. Whether you have a birthday, vacation, or big family event coming up in a...
Sep 25, 2018 5:30 pm
This 4-Point Plan Could Help Older Loved Ones Avoid Dangerous Falls, Experts Say
Fall prevention in the elderly can be a difficult topic to navigate with your loved ones. It’s natural for your aging relatives to hold on to their pride as they get older, so it’s no surprise that...
Sep 24, 2018 4:30 pm
11 Risk Factors for Varicose Veins — And How to Prevent This Pesky Condition
If you’re wondering how to prevent varicose veins, you’re not alone. After all, this annoying condition affects about 50 to 55 percent of women in the United States, according to the Office on...
Sep 23, 2018 7:30 pm
Having the Same Bedtime Every Night Could Improve Your Heart Health, Study Suggests
When you hear the word “bedtime,” you probably think of young children getting ready to catch some zzzs. After all, we certainly remember tucking the kiddos into their covers at a certain time...
Sep 21, 2018 3:38 pm
7 Thanksgiving Crafts for Toddlers That Go Beyond a Handprint Turkey
Finding great Thanksgiving crafts for toddlers can be a challenge. As any parent knows, many Thanksgiving craft ideas and fall crafts for kids are too complicated or time-consuming for adults to...
Sep 21, 2018 2:30 pm
What Happens If You Hold in Your Gas Too Long?
Whether you’re at a nice party, a work event, or a wedding, there are quite a few places where it’s not convenient or appropriate for you to pass gas. Unfortunately, sometimes your body just...
Sep 21, 2018 11:55 am
Postmenopausal and Dry 'Down There'? It May Be Vulvovaginal Atrophy
When we talk about menopause, it’s pretty common to discuss related issues such as hot flashes, insomnia, and irritability. But if you’re anything like us, vulvovaginal atrophy — which refers to...
Sep 20, 2018 9:30 am
Is Your Food Reaction an Allergy or an Intolerance? Here's How to Tell the Difference
If you’ve ever had a surprising physical reaction to a food you’ve enjoyed your entire life, you’re not alone. According to Consumer Reports, food allergies and intolerances can strike at any age....
Sep 19, 2018 7:30 pm
Giving Yourself a General 'Happiness Goal' Can Make Your Best Life Moments Last Longer
You buy something, it fills you with temporary joy — and then you forget about that feeling a week later. Have you ever wanted to make your happiness last longer? Well, according to recent...