Have you tried an elimination diet? Weigh in on the food fad

Could eliminating certain foods from your diet prevent allergies, fatigue, or headaches? Some people think so.  A recent trend...

AUCKLAND, NZ - OCT 09:Woman pass by Gluten free grocer shop on Oct 09 2013. Gluten-free food is normally seen as a diet for celiac disease, nearly 1 o...
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The twin on the right is a smoker; the twin on the left is a nonsmoker. Notice differences in nasolabial creases.
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Why we like to be scared: The science behind the scream

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Are my habits 'normal'? Ask Dr. Gail Saltz

Do you wonder if a habit you have or someone in your family or a friend has is normal? Do you crack your knuckles a lot? Does your son...

Study finds no link between the Pill and depression

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women using hormone-based contraceptives, including the Pill, were no more likely to be depressed...

A sunny outlook can help your body handle stress

When the funny men of Monty Python first sang, "always look on the bright side of life..." they didn't know they were touting serious...

Summer's not over yet: The truth about base tans

Think a base tan will save you from getting sunburned the next time you hit the beach? Think again: People who get some color before a...

Dragging already? How to keep your energy up all day long

You're so predictable. Every day, you run out of steam, lose juice, or otherwise hit the wall at nearly the exact same times. How do we...

Why telling yourself 'I'm amazing!' never works

Everyone's been there: gotten dumped, messed up at work, not received an invite to an event. These crummy situations can cause a...

Is my bad habit 'normal'? Ask Gail Saltz

Do you wonder if a habit you have or someone in your family or a friend has is normal? Do you crack your knuckles a lot? Does your son...

How much younger does plastic surgery make you look? Three years

Most people have facial plastic surgery because they’re hoping to shave a decade or so off their perceived age. But a new study published...

Stress hides all over your brain and body. Here's how to get rid of it

The best explanation of stress we've ever heard comes from Stanford neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky, Ph.D., the author of Why Zebras...

14 unhealthy things you're doing to 'save time'

Too busy to stay healthy? It's no secret that leading a healthy lifestyle often feels like it takes more time than most of us have. So...

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