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May 10, 2017 3:52 pm
If You Want to Lose Weight, Pay Attention to This Number
We often hear that the number on the scale isn't always the most accurate determinant of one's health, but can your body mass index (BMI) be an even better indicator? Turns out, if you're trying to...
May 10, 2017 11:53 am
The Pain Reliever Many Women Take Can Harm Your Body
UPDATE (5/10) -- Just months after a study came out about painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxen putting you at greater risk for a heart attack in 30 days, a new study has been released that shows...
May 10, 2017 11:31 am
Sarah Michelle Gellar Reveals Painful Diagnosis
Sarah Michelle Gellar just made a confession about her health after the birth of her first child, Charlotte. Though her daughter is now seven years old, the actress had kept her struggle totally...
May 4, 2017 5:11 pm
This Woman's Common Rash Turned Out to Be a Devastating Disease
When Jennifer Cordts spotted a rash on her breast in early 2015, she didn't think much of it. But what she assumed was a simple bra irritation turned out to be something much more deadly: breast...
May 3, 2017 1:27 pm
How to Get Rid of Back Fat—You Ask, We Answer
A lot of women want to know how to get rid of back fat. And we don't blame you; we do too! Back fat can be caused by a variety of factors, including medical conditions, genetics, medicine, lack of...
May 2, 2017 3:34 pm
The Color of Your Eyes Reveals Something So Crazy About You
The saying goes that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but who knew they could actually be extremely telling about your health, too? Turns out, doctors can learn a lot about your physical...
May 2, 2017 12:54 pm
The Fast Way to Get Rid of Cellulite! Find out How to Deal With It and What Causes 'Orange-Peel Skin'
Just one of many things women want to get rid of is cellulite. And we totally get it. Who wouldn’t want to get rid of the unwanted dimpled skin on our thighs, legs, stomach, and arms? Even though...
Apr 28, 2017 4:35 pm
This Color Plate Will Help You Lose Weight
The best-kept weight loss secret might not be only about what you eat; It may be more about what you eat it on.might not be only what you eat after all. Maybe it's also what you eat it on....
Apr 27, 2017 12:50 pm
These Simple Tricks Will End Midnight Trips to the Bathroom
There's nothing worse than waking up to go to the bathroom after settling in for a full night's rest. End those late-night tingles in your bladder with these simple tips, and you should sleep right...
Apr 27, 2017 11:21 am
Woman Loses Half Her Body Weight By Making This Simple Change to Her Diet
Jessica Weber knew she had put on too much weight after she ballooned to nearly 400 pounds; it was not only taking a toll on her physical health but also on her mental state. Weber admitted that...
Apr 25, 2017 3:46 pm
Some Expired Medicine Is Still Safe to Use, Experts Say
We've all been there: You pick up a new package of cold medicine at the pharmacy, use two capsules, and stash it in the medicine cabinet. Next time you're sick, you notice that the box has already...
Apr 24, 2017 3:57 pm
This Is Why You Should Take Your Shoes Off Before Going Inside
If you're that person who insists everyone take their shoes off before entering your house, it's time to give yourself a pat on the back. Turns out, your efforts are doing more than just keeping...
Apr 24, 2017 11:12 am
Richard Simmons Sends Fans a Powerful Reminder From His Hospital Bed
UPDATE (4/24) -- We're so excited to hear Richard Simmons' good news. Fans were worried after he was recently hospitalized for feeling "under the weather," especially since rumors had been floating...
Apr 21, 2017 11:48 am
7 Tell-Tale Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea
There's nothing more difficult than sleeping next to a chronic snorer—unless you, yourself, are the one making all the noise! Joking aside, snoring can be a sign of a much more serious problem that...
Apr 20, 2017 3:08 pm
Wondering How to Stay Focused? Add These Six Foods to Your Diet
Have you ever started a conversation with your spouse, but halfway through realized you've missed the entire thing? Well, if you're not intentionally ignoring your husband, maybe you're having...
Apr 12, 2017 5:06 pm
See Debra Messing's Easiest Tips for Staying in Shape (EXCLUSIVE)
You might know Debra Messing as the quirky fashion designer from Will and Grace or the tough detective from The Mysteries of Laura, but behind the cameras, she’s a caring mother with a passion for...
Apr 11, 2017 6:15 pm
These Surprising Foods Can Help Boost Your Sex Life
If you're looking to spice up your sex life, the answer might actually not be in your bedroom, but, rather, in the kitchen cupboard. That's right. Many of the common foods we eat have...
Apr 7, 2017 12:06 pm
Woman's Itch Turned Out to Be Life-Threatening Disease
Christina DePino was pregnant and eagerly awaiting the birth of her baby girl, but a case of severe itching was keeping her up at night. Eventually, it got so bad, she reached out to people on the...
Apr 3, 2017 12:57 pm
Here’s Why You Should Drench Your Pancakes in Maple Syrup
Maple syrup and breakfast seem to go hand-in-hand, especially when pancakes are involved. But when it comes to maple syrup nutrition, some folks can be a bit skeptical. And that’s...
Mar 31, 2017 1:37 pm
This Anti-Aging Skin Treatment Has a Strange and Unexpected Side Benefit
Have you ever contemplated trying acupuncture, but were too nervous to actually go through with having needles stuck into your body? This woman shared similar sentiments, but was willing to...
Mar 30, 2017 12:09 pm
Eric Clapton's Latest Appearance Has Fans Worried About His Health
Fans everywhere are concerned about British rocker Eric Clapton. Health concerns were raised after photos appeared of Clapton looking frail during a recent trip to the airport, unsettling fans and...
Mar 30, 2017 10:14 am
Doctors Say Holding on to Baby Teeth May Save Your Life
For children, a loose tooth is a big deal. But for parents, scientists say, it might be an even bigger deal. In fact, it might just save your or your child's life. When you're a child, a wiggly...
Mar 28, 2017 11:30 am
This Woman Started Doing One Simple Thing to Slim Down for a Wedding, and Wow, Does She Look Fabulous
A woman so desperately wanted to lose weight for her wedding, that she lost 70 pounds before the big day. Weighing in at nearly 200 pounds, 28-year-old Danielle French decided it was time for a...
Mar 27, 2017 2:35 pm
Antonio Banderas Is Recovering From a Heart Attack
Our thoughts and prayers are with actor Antonio Banderas after the 56-year-old admitted he had suffered a heart attack. So scary! According to the Associated Press, The Mask of Zorro star had a...
Mar 23, 2017 12:42 pm
If Your Weight Is Bringing You Down, This Is the Pill to Take to Feel Happier and Speed Slimming
It's no secret that some medications have unintended side effects, good and bad. But when you have a chronic health condition, you usually have to put up with these unwanted consequences, until...
Mar 22, 2017 2:59 pm
There's an Easy Way to Calculate Your Cancer Risk
While it's difficult to figure out just what triggers many cases of cancer, doctors know that certain health habits can increase your chances of getting the disease. Smoking is a big one, but so is...
Mar 21, 2017 2:47 pm
Zoodles Recipes So Delicious, They'll Have You in a Spiral
Zoodles recipes are getting a lot of hype in foodie circles these days. And when you learn more about zoodles and the endless possibilities that come with this healthy, tasty trend, it’s not hard...
Mar 21, 2017 11:27 am
Ellen DeGeneres Was Hospitalized After a Bad Fall
Poor Ellen DeGeneres! The comedian revealed on her daytime talk show that she recently made a trip to the hospital after taking a fall right into a door. Thankfully, the hilarious host will be...
Mar 20, 2017 10:53 am
Drinking This Hot Beverage Once a Day Prevents Alzheimer's
What if there was a way to cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's or dementia in half--and it didn't require much extra effort on your part? Wouldn't you jump at the chance to incorporate it into...
Mar 16, 2017 4:01 pm
12 Nice Cream Recipes That Will Make You Beg For the Scoop
'Fess up: The second you got the answer to "What is nice cream?" you were dying to know the best banana ice cream recipes out there. It’s okay—so were we! Banana ice cream, also known as nice...