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Nov 3, 2018
‘Smart Socks’ Detect Signs of Diabetic Foot Problems Before It’s Too Late
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so what better time to spread the word on "smart socks" that can help keep you healthy? For people with diabetes, foot care is crucial. People with...
Nov 1, 2018
Nearly Half of Women Over 50 Experience Incontinence, Study Finds — Here's How to Prevent It
If you're wondering how to prevent incontinence as you get older, you're not alone. Recent research shows that urine leakage is an extremely common issue for women over 50. But experts say a lot of...
Oct 21, 2018
7 Popular Ways to Sit on a Couch — And What They All Mean
When you plop yourself on the couch after a long day, chances are you don't give much thought to how you sit. But according to the experts, you couch slouch reveals some hidden clues about not only...
Oct 10, 2018
9 Best Mobility Scooters to Help You Get Around With Ease
Looking for the best mobility scooter that'll help you get where you need to go? Whether it's due to a disability or simply getting older, a lack of mobility shouldn't stop you from doing the...
Oct 4, 2018
7 Tips for Beating Weekend Weight Gain, According to a Nutritionist
If your waistband feels a little more snug after the weekend, it’s probably not your imagination. It’s actually very easy to pack on a few pounds between Friday and Monday and undo all your...
Oct 3, 2018
The Pegan Diet Blasts Away Fat and Helps Clear Skin — Without Having to Skip Your Wine or Dessert
Dr. Oz conducted a major experiment during which 40 women tested 10 of the world’s most popular diets for a year. “We had one goal in mind — to pinpoint what you need to be eating right now to get...
Sep 30, 2018
9 Ways to Make Older Teeth Look Bright and White Again
As we age, our teeth inevitably loose their bright white sheen. Luckily, there are a few easy steps you can take to restore your pearly whites. 1. Eat your way to whiter teeth. Foods that are...
Sep 26, 2018
How to Get Rid of Corns Once and for All
If you're desperate to know how to get rid of corns, you understand how painful these skin bumps can be — which means you need relief ASAP. Fortunately, there are a few ways to get rid of corns...
Sep 20, 2018
Be a Kitchen Beautician: 5 DIY Recipes for Healthier, Thicker Hair
Think you need to splurge on fancy products to protect, strengthen, and beautify your hair? Not so! “You can get great results using items from your kitchen,” promises celebrity hair-stylist Tyler...
Sep 5, 2018
How One Mom Lost Half Her Weight On a Fat-Melting Diet Normally Used by Body Builders
Sorting through papers on her late husband’s desk, Ollie Symons, 46, came upon an envelope which she knew contained his will. She opened it and ran her finger over his name. She and Larry had never...
Aug 29, 2018
The Simple Eating Strategy That Helped This 60-Year-Old Woman Drop 101 Pounds
As Patsy Casteen’s weight soared and her health failed, she hit on a simple strategy that rehydrates cells — and shifts the body into slim-quick mode. "How can I help you?” a flight attendant...
Aug 26, 2018
What Older Adults Should Know Before Getting Their First Tattoo
If it feels like no matter where you look there's a person with a tattoo, you're right! More than 40 percent of Americans have tattoos, according to a 2017 survey — and as this form of body art...
Aug 21, 2018
Maple Leaf Extracts Might Unlock the Secrets to Wrinkle-Free Skin, Research Suggests
Maple trees are well known for providing delicious syrup, but you may soon start hearing about a lesser-known product: maple leaf extract. According to recent research, maple leaf extract may help...
Aug 8, 2018
The Most Popular Homeopathic and Holistic Remedies to Treat Common Ailments
Alternative medicine has become extremely popular over the years as more and more people turn toward homeopathic remedies, seeking herbs and other natural products to treat things like...
Aug 6, 2018
7 Foods That Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer Naturally
Great news for anyone concerned about ovarian cancer prevention: Ovarian cancer rates have continued to decrease, according to a 2018 report from the American Cancer Society. More great news:...
Aug 3, 2018
Alan Alda Says Acting Out His Dreams Led to Early Parkinson's Diagnosis
Alan Alda, who won multiple awards for his starring role in the hit TV show M*A*S*H, surprised fans on July 31, 2018, by revealing he'd been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. While sharing the...
Jul 16, 2018
4 Common 'Hidden' Allergies, And a Few Effortless Ways to Remedy Them
Could you really be allergic to fruit or your phone? If you're having random allergic reactions or annoying health problems that won't go away — such as hives, itchiness, or a rash — there's a good...
Jul 12, 2018
5 Ways to Reduce Varicose Veins Naturally at Home
If you're wondering how to treat varicose veins, you're not alone. More than 50 percent of women over 50 have varicose and spider veins, the often painful blue lines that appear on legs and feet...
Jul 9, 2018
9 Filling Foods to Help You Forget Snack Cravings
Believe it or not, some of the most filling foods are delicious enough to make you forget cookies and chips. From tasty fruits to savory cuts of meat, these satisfying options can help you tame...
Jul 9, 2018
Feeling Bloated? The Potassium-Rich Detox Broth Diet Could Help With That
The not-so-good news: You've just noticed your favorite pair of jeans has inexplicably shrunk (and as much as you'd like, you can't blame the washer and dryer). The oh-so-good news: There's a plan...
Jul 3, 2018
Walnuts for Weight Loss: How to Control Your Appetite in a Nutshell
Instead of diet pills, can we actually use walnuts for weight loss? It may sound far-fetched, but it’s an exciting technique being developed at Harvard and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center....
Jun 21, 2018
'Cake Boss' Star Buddy Valastro Shows Off His Drastic Weight Loss
No more cake for Buddy Valastro! The Cake Boss chef has been showing off his drastic weight loss on Instagram over the past few days, and fans were surprised with how different the reality star...
Jun 7, 2018
Eagle-Eyed Doctor Spots Woman's Throat Cancer Just By Seeing Her on HGTV
Just being on TV might be a lucky day for most people, but a North Carolina woman got a double dose of luck: After she appeared on an HGTV show, an eagle-eyed doctor watching the program spotted a...
May 30, 2018
13 Shortcuts for Blasting That Belly Fat
Have you ever wondered how to lose belly fat, or wished your waistline were slimmer? The latest research reveals what’s causing your excess tummy fat and offers easy tricks to lose belly fat and...
May 29, 2018
Cheryl Ladd Talks About Her Husband's Struggles With Cataracts — And the Painless Surgery That Changed His Life
Former Charlie’s Angels' star Cheryl Ladd didn't know why her husband kept asking her to drive home when it was dark outside. He didn't know either; all he knew was that it had to do with his eyes....
May 23, 2018
My Dog Helped Me Learn How to Walk Again — Now I Have to Do the Same for Her
Andy Cunningham, 58, from New Zealand, shares his true story: My heart leaped as a blur of black jumped out from the bushes. "Woof!" my dog, Meg, barked. The adorable black labrador crossed with...
May 17, 2018
5 Ways to Boost Bone Density Before Your First Screening
Let’s be honest: Many of us don't think about how to increase bone density until after we've already had a bone density test. Considering most women don't have their first bone density screening...
May 11, 2018
3 of the Top 4 Sunscreens Are at Walmart for Less Than $10
Sunny skies and warm weather are on the horizon, which means it's time to stock up on sunscreen for summer. But what's the best sunscreen for you and your family? Consumer Reports' sunscreen...
May 4, 2018
Woman Lost Half Her Body Weight by Learning to Cook and Getting Off the Couch
Jane Hammonds was only 44 years old, but she was struggling to walk down the street. The English woman had damaged some of the tendons in her foot, and the pain persisted for months on end. Now 48,...
Apr 28, 2018
The Best Essential Oils for Heartburn Relief and How to Use Them
If spicy food is on the menu for dinner tonight, you might want to stock up on some essential oils for heartburn relief. These oils, distilled from plant roots, flowers, bark, and other natural...