4 Rules for Exercising Safely with Osteoporosis
4 Rules for Exercising Safely with Osteoporosis

If you have osteoporosis—a condition where the body loses too much or makes too little bone tissue—the thought of getting regular exercise may seem out of reach, frightening, or counterintuitive. Lift weights? No way, I’ll...

3 Things to Make Your First Yoga Class Less Intimidating
3 Things to Make Your First Yoga Class Less Intimidating

Of all the various fitness classes that gyms offer, yoga is probably the one that people are most familiar with. A 2016 survey found that 36.7 million American adults currently practice yoga, a 50 percent increase since 2012.

February 13th, 4:23 PM EST
Alone Time vs. Isolation: How to Find the Balance
Alone Time vs. Isolation: How to Find the Balance

Some nights, the thought of meeting up with friends for dinner may sound so unappealing. You might have had a long, stressful day at work, and all you want is some time alone, a bowl of spaghetti, and a glass of wine.

February 13th, 4:23 PM EST
These 5 Heart-Healthy Swaps Are So Good, You Won’t Miss Cheese
These 5 Heart-Healthy Swaps Are So Good, You Won’t Miss Cheese

Cheese is one of the most popular foods in the United States. It tops burgers, adds creaminess to salads, and lends a salty tang that’s hard not to love.

February 13th, 3:53 PM EST
4 things that happen to your body when you do yoga
4 things that happen to your body when you do yoga

If there was one activity that could give your mind, body, and soul a boost (plus lean muscles to boot!), would you try it? Well, there is.

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
These 5 innocent habits could be giving you insomnia
These 5 innocent habits could be giving you insomnia

If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re not alone. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a whopping one in three American adults aren’t getting enough shut-eye.

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
Maintaining weight loss: 6 habits “losers” have in common
Maintaining weight loss: 6 habits “losers” have in common

If losing weight is one of the most challenging things a person can do, then keeping the weight off deserves even more accolades. A study of 500 people who lost at least 10 percent of their maximum weight found that only...

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
The best sleep position to stop snoring
The best sleep position to stop snoring

Constantly being poked and prodded by your partner all night for snoring? Their sleep quality may not be the only one in jeopardy. Snoring may indicate poor breathing, which can cause you to wake up multiple times...

October 3rd, 12:28 PM EDT
Why wearing socks to bed might actually help you sleep
Why wearing socks to bed might actually help you sleep

As a baby, your parents always swaddled your little feet into a snug blanket before rocking you to sleep. As a toddler, you cozied into fleece footy pajamas at night. But somewhere in your teens or young adulthood, you...

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
5 non-food ways to curb your cravings
5 non-food ways to curb your cravings

When you’re trying to medicate a bad day, a slice of oozy chocolate cake or bag of salty chips may seem like the only cure. Then, after you’ve overindulged, you’re left with a cloud of guilt hovering over you and a tinge...

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
7 healthy fats you can feel good about eating
7 healthy fats you can feel good about eating

If you lived through the low-fat craze of the 1980s and ‘90s, you were probably at least a little perplexed the first time you heard the phrase, “Yeah, but avocados are the good kind of fat.”

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
5 alternative ways to meditate (if you can't just "sit there")
5 alternative ways to meditate (if you can't just "sit there")

Stress is your body’s natural response to perceived danger, including those insane work deadlines or public speaking (ugh). Stress may seem par for the course these days, but its ability to raise your heart rate and blood...

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
6 rules to make your daily coffee healthier
6 rules to make your daily coffee healthier

For about five calories a cup, black coffee is a great option if you’re gulping down four cups a day. But let’s be real: How many people really prefer their coffee black?

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
The silent symptoms of hepatitis C
The silent symptoms of hepatitis C

In 70 to 80 percent of acute cases of hepatitis C—an inflammation of the liver—patients don’t experience obvious symptoms and can only learn their status through a blood test.

October 3rd, 12:27 PM EDT
Here’s exactly how to support a loved one with breast cancer
Here’s exactly how to support a loved one with breast cancer

Treatment for breast cancer will never be “easy,” but having the right support system can completely change the experience. So what is the “right” support? What should you say to someone going through this? What can you do...

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
“No judgment”: how a weight loss support system can change everything
“No judgment”: how a weight loss support system can change everything

When it comes to making major lifestyle changes (like ones that can help you lose 100 pounds) surrounding yourself with the right group of people isn’t just an option; it’s a must.

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
“15 and prediabetic”: the wakeup call that changed my life
“15 and prediabetic”: the wakeup call that changed my life

Ask anyone who has made a drastic change for their health—like quitting smoking or losing a significant amount of weight—and they’ll likely tell you it came after a wake-up call of some kind or another. There’s nothing...

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
How 2 minutes of meditation a day can totally change your life
How 2 minutes of meditation a day can totally change your life

Meditation might seem just for easygoing, zen types, but if you hustle through life as hard as wellness chef Charles Chen, you are actually a prime candidate for meditating.

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
The 20-20-20 rule that might save your eyesight
The 20-20-20 rule that might save your eyesight

It might seem like no biggie to park yourself at your desk and plow through four hours of spreadsheet analysis without a break, but optometrists seriously want you to reconsider.

October 3rd, 12:26 PM EDT
6 time management hacks for adults with ADHD
6 time management hacks for adults with ADHD

The little decisions you have to make each day really add up. But those choices that may be so simple to some—like what to wear or what to pack for lunch—can cause a major headache for adults with ADHD.

October 3rd, 12:25 PM EDT
Take a walking meeting and sneak more steps into your work day
Take a walking meeting and sneak more steps into your work day

By your third hour stuck in front of a computer monitor, your office job can really start taking a toll on your body. Sitting all day isn’t just bad for your posture or pain, but can also raise your risk of obesity and...

October 3rd, 12:25 PM EDT
How to change your desk setup for better posture
How to change your desk setup for better posture

A stiff neck, tight shoulders, and a throb in your lower back might feel inevitable after a long day parked in front of your computer, but these pains are actually a sign that your desk setup may be causing you pain.

October 3rd, 12:25 PM EDT
What is eczema? A dermatologist explains
What is eczema? A dermatologist explains

Most people associate eczema with rashes that itch, but dermatologists flip that on its head: They describe eczema as an “itch that rashes.” In other words, the itchiness of eczema itself can bring on a rash, especially if...

October 3rd, 12:15 PM EDT
6 dangerous first aid myths to stop believing
6 dangerous first aid myths to stop believing

Listen up: It’s time to dispel some stubborn first aid myths that could be sabotaging your health. Falling for any of these old wives’ tales can delay healing (at best) or even exacerbate the injury (at worst).

October 3rd, 12:15 PM EDT
Eating out with diabetes: 7 tips for Japanese restaurants
Eating out with diabetes: 7 tips for Japanese restaurants

Got a love-hate relationship with carbs? We get it: They comprise some of our favorite foods, but they’re not always diet-friendly—especially if you have diabetes.

October 3rd, 12:15 PM EDT
How to treat a sprained ankle at home for fast recovery
How to treat a sprained ankle at home for fast recovery

Just because your sprained ankle isn’t severe enough to warrant a trip to the doctor or ER doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take it seriously. Sprains happen when you tear the fibers of the ligament, making a painful and...

October 3rd, 12:14 PM EDT

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