Sleep hygiene is comprised of the daily rituals we use to aid us in getting a good night’s sleep. While some people think it’s enough to try to go to be earlier, these daily before-sleep rituals are far more powerful.
Constipation can sometimes be caused by poor diet, so try these foods to increase your fiber and fluid intake and prevent or relieve constipation.
Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.
A colonic is touted as a procedure to cleanse toxins from the body by streaming water in through your rectum, but there's no proof that they improve health, and they can be harmful.
Your menstrual period may be annoying enough, so no need to make it worse. Break free of these mistakes you may be making during your period.
Research finds the mere act of standing burns more calories over time compared to sitting, and anyone bent on weight loss may want to remain upright a few more hours each day.
Probiotics are live microorganisms (such as bacteria) that are sold as supplements, included in topically-applied skin creams and added to food products such as yogurt.
About 2.5 million American women have had pelvic inflammatory disease, an often-symptomless infection of the reproductive tract that can cause infertility and lasting abdominal pain, a new U.S. government report shows.
A simple urine test apparently can reveal how old your body really is—showing its biological, not chronological age.
Regular aerobic exercise during pregnancy may improve baby's motor skills and may even lead to more active kids later on, a new study suggests.
Research indicates that omega-3 supplements may not provide heart health benefits, but your body still needs omega-3 fatty acids, ideally from seafood and other foods.
The average person sits 12 hours a day—and that's not healthy. Find out why too much sitting is bad for your health.
You may take precautions about germs in the bathroom and at the gym, but did you know the kitchen can be more of a hazard? Here are five top places germs hide.
Here are the facts on the recent textured breast implant recall, and most importantly, whether you need to worry or not.
There are risks and benefits to all medicines, and it's important to know whether your medications are achieving the desired goals.
With the current measles outbreak in the U.S., it's important to know whether you are immune and to be able to recognize the risk factors for measles and the symptoms.
Vitamin D is one of the crucial nutrients your body needs to keep running smoothly. Yet, it can be difficult to get enough of it from sunlight and natural food sources. What can you do?
New research finds that switching homes during the first three months of pregnancy is tied to an increased risk that a baby will be born prematurely or at a low birth weight.
May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and blogger Judy Freedman shares her story of bladder cancer recurrence and treatment.
Low-dose baby aspirin was once recommended to reduce risk of heart disease and stroke. Recent research shows the increased risk for internal bleeding and stomach ulcers outweighs the benefit for many people.
All of us know that water is essential for our bodies to properly function. And most of the time our kids need to drink more water.