Health & Fitness


37 Healthy Snacks To Help You Cut Cravings and Lose Weight

These mini-meals will help you power through the day.

Physical Activity Still Not Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels, Study Says

Even without lockdowns, people have been slow to get moving again.

Does Sunscreen Block Vitamin D?

Sunscreen can block UVB rays, which help the body produce vitamin D.Experts say most people don't apply enough sunscreen for it to stop vitamin D production completely. How much vitamin D you can get from sun exposure depends on factors such as where you live, the time of day, and how much time you spend outdoors. If you're very diligent about appl...

Can a High-Protein Diet Make You Constipated? How to Balance Protein Intake and Digestion

Protein is an essential nutrient for overall well-being, but many individuals cite constipation as a side effect of a high-protein diet. In order to avoid constipation, ensuring proper fiber intake is crucial. Experts recommend individuals discuss any major changes in their protein intake with a doctor, to ensure they're following a safe, well-roun...

Therapist shares toxic behaviors that can potentially damage kids

Whitney Goodman, a licensed marriage and family therapist from Florida, has detailed all of the unhealthy things that moms and dads can do to damage their kids without even realizing it.

Have health experts found that bay leaves can be used to treat infections?

This article explores the potential health benefits of bay leaves, including their antibacterial properties and their potential to help with migraine control, diabetes, and cancer prevention. Experts from Australia, Argentina, and elsewhere provide their opinions on the use of bay leaves for infection prevention and treatment. Disclaimer: this article is for informational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice.

Your Risk of Blood Clots Is High for the First Year After You Have COVID-19, Study Suggests

The risk is still rare, but it happens.

A Malignant Flu May Soon Evolve to Infect and Kill Humans, Report Says

Scientists fear a mammal-to-mammal spread could lead to global catastrophe.

German Doctors Are Attempting to Reverse Death and Resurrect Humans

Ten dead people are the lucky test subjects.

10 Sport Watches That Will Get You Into Workout Mode

No need to sacrifice style just to get ECG monitoring on your wrist.

US FDA identifies recall of Getinge's heart devices as most serious

(Reuters) - The U.S. health regulator on Friday classified the recall of Getinge AB's heart devices as its most serious type as their use may cause grave injuries or death due to risk of unexpected shutdowns. The company said it has informed its customers about the issue and there was no material financial impact from the recall. An estimated 4,502 devices were recalled by the Swedish medical

Drinking Alcohol Brings No Health Benefits, Study Finds

FRIDAY, March 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Dozens of studies have purportedly shown that a daily glass of wine or mug of beer could reduce your risk of heart disease and death. But these studies are flawed, a new evidence review asserts, and the potential health benefits of moderate alcohol use vanish when those flaws and biases are taken into account. At best, a drink or two each day has no effect good or ill on a person’s health, while three...

Fallopian Tube Removal for Ovarian Cancer Prevention: Benefits, Risks and Recovery

Learn about the preventive measure of fallopian tube removal to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.

Just 11 Minutes of Exercise Each Day Can Add Years to Your Life, Study Finds

Experts explain these surprising results.

Celtuce: How much is too much? Find out what the experts say, get serving sizes, and reasons to eat

12 Surprising Health Benefits of Mangosteen

An age-old tropical fruit stacked with powerful health benefits, mangosteen makes an excellent and delicious addition to your diet.

Carrie Ann Inaba ignored appendix pain because she is 'so accustomed to pain'

Carrie Ann Inaba is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery to have her appendix removed.

Heartburn Meds Are Great Until You Try Getting Off Them

It’s one thing to go on Prilosec to tame heartburn and GERD. It’s an entirely different thing to try to get off it.

Myelodysplastic syndrome Warning Signs: What to Look Out For

Overview A group of disorders resulting from poorly formed or dysfunctional blood cells. This causes tiredness, difficulty in breating, pale skin, frequent infections, easy bruising and bleeding. Symptoms If you or someone you know is exhibiting symptoms of a Myelodysplastic syndrome, seek medical attention immediately Myelodysplastic syndrome is s...

Tick activity on the rise as temperatures warm; Babesiosis, DTV, Lyme Disease

(WJET/WFXP/ — As the temperatures continue to get warmer in the spring, remember tick activity is also increasing. Tick season in Pennsylvania typically begins in April and can last until as late as October. Tickborne transmission mainly occurs in parts of the Northeast and upper Midwest, and usually peaks during the warm months, according to […]

How to Create a Calorie Deficit in 2 Simple Steps

Stop the fad diets, and follow this instead.

Bumps on Skin

Bumps on the skin refer to any abnormal raised areas, including lumps and swelling. Most skin bumps are benign (noncancerous) and not a cause for concern. Some are temporary and will go away on their own, while others are permanent but harmless. In rare cases, bumps on the skin can be a sign of an underlying health condition, such as infection or s...

11 Foods That’ll Boost Your Bone Strength and Joint Health

The key to more pain-free miles starts in the kitchen.

9 Ways To Help You Break Out Of Your Eczema Itch-Scratch Cycle

Anyone who has ever experienced atopic dermatitis (AD), the most common type of eczema, is acutely, intimately aware of “the itch,” even if they have a mild-to-moderate case. It’s a particular brand of discomfort that can be persistent — relentless even— and if you do inevitably succumb to it and scratch, instead of finding any sort of relief, it can exacerbate the problem, leaving you…still itchy. So you scratch, and the dreaded itch-scratch...

Doctor treating trans kids breaks down myths about gender-affirming care

Gender-affirming care is important as it supports the whole person, experts say. It includes medical, legal, social transitioning, changing pronouns, surgery.

How to Keep Workouts Strong When Intermittent Fasting

Your gym sessions will be fine—if you have the right strategy.

The Weird and Concerning Reason Human Bones Are Getting More Brittle

Unfortunately, you can’t do much to avoid it.

The #1 Brain Exercise for Memory Improvement, According to Neurologists

Boost brainpower and prevent cognitive decline.

Day 19 Of 30 Day Muscle And Strength Building Challenge By Abe Walton

About this challenge This challenge is all about increasing the stimulus to the muscles as we start with some basic workouts and progress to advanced sessions as we finish off the challenge. Feeling the muscle work and staying controlled is more important than moving max weight so keep that in mind as we get started! Challenge created by Abe Walton...

Day 5 Of 7 Day Beginners Strength Training Challenge By Dionna Harris

About this challenge If you're looking to get stronger but you don't have a lot of experience lifting weights, this challenge is for you! When it comes to building muscle, your form means absolutely EVERYTHING! Good form leads to much better results. Follow along with this 7 day challenge and let's get strong! Challenge created by Dionna Harris. Fi...

Uncovering the Truth About Gooseberry: Health Advice from the Experts

This article examines the potential side effects of consuming gooseberries. It discusses the potential benefits of phosphorus, as well as the risks of malabsorption, blood thinning, and constipation. It also provides tips from health experts on how to safely consume gooseberries. This article is intended to provide information only and should not be considered as a substitute for medical advice.

The 20 Most Ignored Cancer Symptoms in Women and Men

These subtle signs of cancer can be hard to miss.

The Top 10 Prebiotic Foods

Here's how to keep the good bacteria in your gut thriving.

Is Wearing Your Shoes Inside Your House Bad for Your Health?

The science behind tracking outdoor germs into your home is...disgusting.

26 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health in Less Than a Minute

You know how to wash your hands well, but are you drying them correctly?

Breaking Down the Different Types of Retinoids

With so many vitamin A derivatives on the market, it can be difficult to tell the difference between the various types of retinoids. Here's everything you need to know.

Cancer survivor finally becoming a mom after friend offers to be surrogate

"I had hoped for so long to be a mom." The post Cancer survivor finally becoming a mom after friend offers to be surrogate appeared first on Talker.

Potential Signs You May Have Fertility Problems (& How To Move Forward Confidently)

Fertility issues may sound scary at first, but finding out the root cause means finding possible solutions so you can move forward confidently.

Experts Explain EPOC—the Body’s Ability to Burn Calories After You’re Done Exercising

Learn what this means for your body.

My Workouts Tanked My Testosterone. Here's How I Got It Back Naturally.

I didn't know low-T could happen to an athlete like me.

Health Experts Reveal the Potential Downsides of Eating Muskmelon

This article explores the potential side effects of consuming muskmelon, as reported by experts in the field of Human Nutrition, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences. The article discusses the potential risks associated with consuming muskmelon for individuals with hypotension, diabetes, and allergies. It also provides advice on how to consume muskmelon safely and the importance of seeking professional medical advice.

5 Tips for Achieving Your IgA Nephropathy Treatment Goals

Setting treatment goals for yourself can feel like a daunting task, especially if it’s for a rare condition like immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy. You probably have a lot of questions about what treatment goals are possible for someone living with IgA nephropathy. This article will share tips for setting — and achieving — your IgA nephropathy treatment goals. First, a brief review of the condition: IgA nephropathy, also known as Berger’s...

Man Loses Leg to Flesh-Eating Disease Caused by Very Rare Fungus Infection

The man said he told doctors at the hospital that he had injured his leg on a caravan door.

Here’s Why Your Weight May Be Fluctuating So Much

There’s a lot that can go into this.

You Might Be Surprised By All the Major Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

These seeds might be tiny but they pack a mighty dose of nutrients, including many must-haves for cyclists.

Harvard Health Publishing answers: How does myeloma affect quality of life?

Answered by Dr. Howard E. LeWine M.D. Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing · 40 years of experience · USA Myeloma is cancer of the bone marrow caused by the uncontrolled growth of plasma cells. Quality of life can be affected by the disease itself or from the treatment used to fight the leukemia. Some possible problems include bone pain,...

How to Recognize Signs of Disordered Eating in Yourself or Others

In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we chatted with experts to help athletes navigate the complicated dynamic of food and running.

The Best Stationary Bikes to Take Your Workout Indoors

Join a virtual class, ride solo, or save space—these indoor cycling bikes can get you to your goal faster.

Doctors Share the Most Effective Natural Remedies for Common Health Issues

Find relief for colds, pain, gut woes, and more—sans a pricey co-pay.

Health Benefits of Coffee: Expert Advice on the Positive Effects of Caffeine Consumption.

This article examines the potential health benefits of coffee consumption, as well as the potential risks. Three experts provide their opinion on the potential health benefits of coffee, such as improved cognitive performance, enhanced exercise performance, and lower risks of certain types of cancer and cardiovascular disease. The experts also discuss the potential risks of coffee consumption, such as its stimulant properties and the need to...