General Family Health

group of friends doing a champagne toast, to represent hangovers getting worse with age
Why Hangovers Get Worse as You Age, and What to Do About It
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Woman in a deep squat to stretch tight pelvic floor muscles
5 Signs You Have a Tight Pelvic Floor, and What to Do About It
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back view of a person holding their butt, suffering from sudden severe rectal pain
Painful Butt Cramps? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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an illustration of several transgender and gender-nonconforming people, to represent gender-affirming care
Here's What Gender-Affirming Care Really Means and Why It Benefits Us All
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Shot of a young woman using a laptop while doing glute bridge exercises to test if her pelvic floor muscles are strong
Do You Have a Strong Pelvic Floor? Here's How to Test It
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Illustration of a person wearing gloves and cleaning their shower
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Shower?
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Oregon grape blossoms on a branch, as an example of a plant that contains berberine
6 Benefits of Berberine, and the Risks You Should Know
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a collage of some of the best health apps
The 9 Best Health Apps of 2021
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Illustration of someone drinking alcohol and pushing away a plate of food, as a concept of alcohol on an empty stomach
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Alcohol on an Empty Stomach?
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Illustration of a pile of cleaning products covered in cobwebs, to illustrate never deep cleaning your house
How Bad Is It Really to Never Deep Clean Your House?
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a bunch of garlic bulbs on a wooden table
Health Benefits of Garlic: What's Legit, What's Possible and What's Unproven
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Illustration of someone skipping their annual physical exam
How Bad Is It Really to Not Get an Annual Checkup?
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Young man leaning on bath cutting toenails to prevent ingrown toenail
Does Cutting a 'V' in the Middle of a Toenail Really Cure Ingrowns?
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Coconut oil in jar with fresh coconut and tropical leaf shadow
2 Benefits of Coconut Oil — and the Claims to Stop Believing
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Illustration of a hand holding a mug of coffee and another hand saying no to breakfast, to represent drinking coffee on an empty stomach
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Coffee on an Empty Stomach?
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Young man in bed and drooling in his sleep
This Is Why You Drool So Much in Your Sleep
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Manicured hands holding a cup of coffee or tea
Here's What Causes Hangnails and How to Prevent Them
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Young woman having a telehealth visit with her doctor from home
45 Telehealth Statistics You Should Know
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Man eating in front of the refrigerator late night
6 Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Carbs
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Mother and daughter sitting on exercise mats and stretching, as an example of a habit for healthy aging
4 Things Longevity Experts Do Every Day for Healthy Aging
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woman stretching as part of a productive morning routine
Try the 15x15x15 Formula Each Morning for a More Productive Day
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Woman Wrapped Having Drink While Standing At Home
Always Cold? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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Young woman sitting on couch at home and eating takeout food
5 Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Age Well
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Woman feeling hot sitting in front of a cooling fan
Always Hot? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
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man filling recycling bin on suburban street avoiding common recycling mistakes
7 Recycling Mistakes You're Probably Making (and How to Fix Them)
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Woman Rests in the Grass With Pet Poodle Dog
7 Ways to Cope With Pandemic Fatigue and Feel Better
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person trimming their toenails to avoid ingrown nails
This Is How to Trim Your Toenails to Avoid Ingrowns
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woman drinking a protein shake after a workout in the gym
5 Signs You're Eating Too Much Protein
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Elderly couple holding hands and in a happy relationship, as an example of healthy aging habits
4 Habits This Octogenarian Aging Expert Does Every Day for Longevity
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Roast chicken over farro and vegetables, as an example of dinner foods for longevity
The One Meal an Aging Expert Wants You to Eat More Often
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A young woman working at home and feeling tired with no energy
Feeling Drained? These 7 Habits Can Sap Your Energy
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Cleaning kitchen with white vinegar
6 Things You Can Clean With Vinegar, and 3 You Shouldn't
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Illustration of a bucket of disinfectant products
How Bad Is It Really to Use Disinfectant All the Time?
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Tired woman using mobile phone while lying on exercise mat in living room
5 Signs You're Eating Too Much Fat
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A woman eating food that suddenly tastes different
Food Suddenly Tastes Different? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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A woman drinking coffee and yawning as a symptom of too much caffeine
6 Surprising Signs You're Drinking Too Much Caffeine
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A row and variety of colorful protective face masks hanging at home
Exactly When to Wear Each Type of Face Mask to Protect Against COVID-19
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A woman using safe cleaning products during the COVID-19 pandemic
5 Signs Your Hand Sanitizer and Cleaning Products Are Ineffective — or Worse, Unsafe
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Donuts drizzled in chocolate and sprinkles
5 Signs You're Eating Too Much Added Sugar
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Young woman shows self-made mask to protect against viruses and bacteria
7 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Face Mask
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A woman closing the drapes as a cheap way to heat a room
6 Ways to Warm Up a Room Without Central Heating
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Woman with face mask getting vaccinated against covid-19 variants
What We Know So Far About the Coronavirus Variants
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A young couple wearing masks on an outdoor date during COVID-19
A Step-by-Step Guide to Dating in the Time of COVID
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A woman with long COVID with shortness of breath after walking
Here's What We Know So Far About 'Long COVID'
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Young Waitress Serving Food to Customers in Outdoor Tent Wearing a Mask
Outdoor Dining Isn't Always Safer. Look for These 5 Things Before You Go
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A woman with COVID-19 is wearing a mask and texting in isolation at home
So You Tested Positive for COVID-19. Now What?
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Woman picking up some fruits and veggies from the fridge
5 Ways to Optimize Your Health in 2021, According to a Primary Care Doctor
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Woman With Warm Clothing Feeling The Cold Inside House
Yes, You're More Likely to Get Sick in Cold Weather — Here's Why
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Woman with excessive saliva wiping her mouth with a napkin
Too Much Saliva in Your Mouth? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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Young woman using a hand sanitizer
9 Mistakes That Make Hand Sanitizer Less Likely to Kill Germs
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Relaxing on the Sofa
10 Ways You Can Prepare Mentally and Physically for a Pandemic Winter
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woman checking her belly button in front of the mirror
This Is Why Your Bellybutton Smells So Bad
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A woman writing in a journal at home
5 Things to Do Thanksgiving Morning to Feel Healthier All Day
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Woman Has Temperature Taken By Office Worker Wearing Mask
8 Mistakes That Make You More Likely to Spread COVID-19
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Illustration of a person walking away from the toilet, not washing their hands after using the bathroom
How Bad Is It Really to Skip Washing Your Hands After Using the Bathroom?
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Family Posing For Selfie Next To Car Packed For Road Trip during COVID pandemic
Planning a Road Trip? Here’s How to Stay Safe on Your Travels
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Illustration of a person refilling a plastic water bottle
How Bad Is It Really to Reuse a Plastic Water Bottle?
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The cleaning woman is standing in the bathroom holding a blue bucket full of chemicals and facilities for storing her hands.
9 Ways to Stay Healthy When Your Whole Family Is Sick
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woman packing luggage in log cabin during long-term house rental during coronavirus pandemic
Planning to Rent a House? Follow These 5 Steps to Avoid COVID-19
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Midsection Of Woman Holding Wet Wipe
The 2 Things You Should Be Sanitizing Every Day to Avoid Getting Sick
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Beautiful young african woman enjoying a cup of coffee
Cutting Back on Caffeine? Here Are 3 Tips to Make It Less Painful
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Woman in a mask checking the window to see if the room is well ventilated
How Can You Tell if a Room Is Well Ventilated or Not?
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woman wearing blue shirt discussing health concerns with doctor holding clipboard taking notes
How Our Health Care System Fails Black Women, and What You Can Do to Be a More Empowered Patient
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mixed media graphic showing hands using laptop in bed all day
What Really Happens to Your Body When You Work All Day From Your Bed or Couch
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Suitcase packing for travel, COVID-19
The New Necessities: 5 Essentials to Carry With You in the Age of COVID-19
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Young woman getting vaccinated
Why It's So Important to Get Your Flu Shot, and How to Do It Safely
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mixed media graphic of hand poking through window blinds to demonstrate staying inside
What Really Happens to Your Body When You Stop Going Outside
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Illustration of 4 empty coffee cups and 1 full with straws to demonstrate drinking too much caffeine
How Bad Is It Really to Drink More Than the Daily Recommended Amount of Coffee?
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Mother sending her daughter to school wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic
6 Tips to Keep Kids Safe at School During COVID
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doctor taking senior patient's blood pressure
The 5 Most Important Things to Ask Your Doctor When You Turn 65
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Young couple
How to Set and Communicate Your Pandemic Boundaries With Friends and Family
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girl running with mask
What Are Face Mask Brackets and Are They Effective?
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