4 Foods to Avoid Eating This Summer

During the summer, foods like heirloom tomatoes and fresh corn may all be on the menu. However, there are some foods you'll also want to make sure you avoid...

Finding Your Mid-Year Motivation

The year is half over—how are you doing on those New Year’s resolutions? If the answer's "not so great" there’s still hope for meeting your goals. Follow these tips to get back on track...

Don’t Let Poisonous Plants Ruin Your Summer

The first step in protecting yourself and your family from poison oak, poison ivy, and sumac is knowing where to find these plants and what they look like...

5 Hydrating Foods to Eat More of This Summer

Watermelon may be the most obvious, but it isn't the only food that can keep dehydration at bay this summer. Try incorporating these other water-packed foods into your meals to help you stay hydrated.

This Exercise Has the Greatest Impact on Mental Health

Exercise in any form can have a positive impact on your mental health. But some types of exercise can give you more bang for your buck than others, better helping to boost your mental wellness...

What’s the Best Time of Day to Take These 8 Daily Medications?

When it comes to your medications, timing is everything, but it’s something that many patients overlook. Do you know which drugs are best taken in the morning, versus right before bed?

Raw Chicken – To Wash or Not to Wash?

A recent tweet from the CDC set the internet off with an uproarious response that you might not expect from a simple food safety recommendation...

Here’s Why You Should Kick e-Scooters to the Curb

E-scooters are easy to ride while maintaining similar efficiency for short commutes. However, you might see much better benefits—and fewer safety risks—by picking up a manual scooter instead...

Are You Applying Sunscreen in This Critical Spot?

You probably know that sunscreen is your best defense against skin cancer when you’re spending time in the sun. Unfortunately most people tend to miss this critical area when applying SPF...

4 Foods to Eat for a Healthier Gut

One way you can improve your digestive health is by encouraging the growth of good bacteria in the gut, which you can do by eating the right foods. Start by stocking up on these dietary staples...

Doing This for Just 10 Minutes a Week Could Make You Live Longer

A recent study found that just 10 minutes of exercise a week can have a positive impact on a person’s lifespan, but can such an insignificant amount of time really make a difference?

Have Bad Allergies? These 6 Habits Could Be Making Your Symptoms Worse

Take a look at some surprising ways you may be inadvertently making your allergy symptoms worse—as well as some tips on how to break these bad habits.

Coping with Caregiver Stress

Caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Read on to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout...

Is Foam Rolling Good for You?

One of the biggest current workout trends isn’t actually a workout at all—it’s a technique that is touted to warm up your muscles more effectively, relieve post-workout pain, and assist in building muscle mass....

Is It Time to Nix the Nightcap?

Does your nighttime routine include pouring a drink before heading off to bed? Turns out that evening scotch or late-night glass of wine could be having profound effects on your sleep and health...

Is All Exercise Created Equal?

If your schedule is already packed, the last thing you want to waste time on is a workout that isn’t getting you results. So is there an exercise that will give you the most bang for your buck?

The Healthiest Valentine’s Day Candy

While no candy is genuinely a healthy option, there are some that will do less damage in terms of how much sugar you’re eating versus how much nutritional value you’re getting this Valentine's Day...

4 Ways Social Relationships Improve Your Health

Social relationships are important, and research has indicated that both the quantity and quality of these relationships have strong effects on mental and physical health...

6 Mental Health Resolutions for the New Year

This year, resolve to focus on your mental health. To approach this in a practical, achievable way, follow these 6 micro-resolutions that will add up to a much healthier you.

2019 Fitness Trends

2019 is an interesting year for fitness trends, because it is trendy just to be fit. There’s a growing pattern of inclusion and accessibility in popular exercise activities, meaning that it’s the time for anyone and everyone to participate.