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8 reasons you feel tired all the time and what you can do about it


Is Raw or Pasteurized Milk Better For Your Health?

Medically reviewed by Melissa Nieves, LND Medically reviewed by Melissa Nieves, LND Though milk consumption is declining, it continues to be an important source of calories and nutrients for millions of people worldwide. Commercially sold milk is pasteurized or heat-treated to make it safe for consumption. However, some people prefer purchasing unp...


Why Does Alcohol Make Me Sleepy? Exploring the Science Behind Drowsiness

Alcohol may make you tired, but it does not cause good sleep


Epstein-Barr virus: How does a common infection trick the immune system into attacking the brain in people with MS?

Almost 3 million people worldwide have multiple sclerosis (MS)—an autoimmune disease caused by the immune system mistakenly attacking the brain and central nervous system.


Your aging parents want to stay in their home, but here are 7 reasons why it could be tough

Americans are hitting their retirement years, but 90% want to stay in their own homes and not move to a retirement community. It's time to start taking action to make that easier.


Doctor shares four things you should never do during sleep paralysis


Grandparents Are Getting Older, On Average — Here's Why That Matters

"This country has no comprehensive long-term care system, particularly for older adults." View Entire Post ›


How to Make Your Phone Last as Long as Possible

These tips will help you get the most use out of your phone.


Android 15's upcoming Device Diagnostics takes stats like battery health to the next level

Powerful tools for at-home troubleshooting


Is Coffee Good or Bad? New Study Finds the Answer in Your Genes

Scientists have been trying to figure out whether coffee is good or bad for our health for ages, and a new study has shown that the impact of drinking coffee depends on one's genes. The study also showed that a person's coffee-drinking habits depend on their genetic makeup as well, Knewz.com has learned. The study was conducted by an international ...


Which is Best: Whey Protein vs. Pea Protein?

The inside scoop (pun intended) on these top protein powders, according to a registered dietitian.


Can Microdosing Mushrooms Actually Improve Mental Health?

Research is still ongoing.


In Alzheimer’s breakthrough, researchers identify ‘protective gene’ that delays disease in high-risk family

A significant Alzheimer’s study sheds new light on a protective gene that appears to delay the disease in those destined to develop it. A researcher shared how it could "transform lives."


"It Can Be Fatal": People Are Sharing Highly-Useful Facts That Should Actually Be Universal Knowledge, And These Are So Important

I didn't know about this until a year or two ago, so don't feel dumb if you didn't know either... View Entire Post ›


They Wrote it Off as School Stress. I Hid the Truth Out of Terror

I was hurting myself so I wouldn't hurt others. And so they wouldn't me. Eventually, I couldn't do it any longer.


A Harvard nutritionist and a neuroscientist agree this is the No. 1 food for a healthy brain

This is the No. 1 food that a Harvard nutritionist and a Harvard-trained neuroscientist agree are key for great brain health.


Retiring Abroad? 3 Countries With Amazing Tax Benefits to Consider

Living abroad can give you a shockingly lower cost of living, but there are some drawbacks, too.


I lost 42 pounds with Ozempic, but was shaken by the drug's psychological toll

Journalist Johann Hari lost 42 pounds with Ozempic. He writes about the risks and benefits of weight loss drugs in his book "Magic Pill."


A new study shows that 1 year of this kind of exercise yields results 4 years later

Exercise is good, but resistance training with heavy weight is great! That’s especially true if you are looking to maintain strength in older age, a new study shows.


The best exercises for abs at home, according to an expert personal trainer

Strengthen your abdominals and achieve your fitness goals effectively with these expert-backed exercises.


Chocolate Recall Map Shows Nine States Impacted by Health Warning

Numerous products have been recalled due to potential salmonella contamination.


14 Fitness Tracker Features That Improve Your Health

Keeping track of your goals is a major way you stay fit. Here are the ways that fitness trackers can help.


As a Black Mom, I Am on a Mission To Heal My Generational Trauma

After hitting rock bottom, I made it a mission to heal. Not just for myself, but my children, their future children, and beyond.


The state with the best health care in America—and the state with the worst, based on data

MoneyGeek analyzed a host of statistics, from health outcomes — such as preventable deaths and rates of certain diseases or risk factors — to health access and cost — such as how many people are uninsured and have affordable health insurance options available — to find the best and worst states for health care in the U.S.


What your heart rate says about your fitness level

What your heart rate says about your fitness level - Experts share how people can understand the heart rate data from fitness trackers like the Apple Watch


Not Sure If That Mark Is A Tick Bite? These Photos Can Help

Not everyone gets the classic bullseye rash.


10 science-backed ways to reverse your biological age


Celine Dion Walked the Red Carpet for Her Documentary Premiere Alongside Son René-Charles

The singer's latest film, 'I Am: Celine Dion,' details her battle with Stiff Person Syndrome.


People with sleep apnea at higher risk for hospitalizations

Folks with sleep apnea are more likely to require hospitalization for an ailment, a new study shows.


7 questions to ask your doctor to get the most out of your appointment


Antibiotic resistance: An extremely concerning situation in sub-Saharan African children

Two meta-analyses undertaken by the Geneva University Hospital (HUG) and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have revealed very worrying numbers of children in Sub-Saharan Africa who are carriers of multi-resistant bacterial strains.


Should you put SPF on a fresh tattoo? Here’s what experts say

Tattoos can be a costly and time-consuming investment, especially if you want them to stay crisp and vibrant for as long as possible.


We bought our Washington state home for $260,000 in 1996. It’s now worth $1.4 million. We’re moving to California. Do we get ‘over 65’ tax breaks?

“We made a series of house improvements costing $120,000.”


Why You're Dizzy When You Wake Up - and When to Be Concerned

Mornings can be tough.


I've Heard A Ton Of Bad Parenting Advice, But These 16 Tips Have Actually Helped Me Lots As A First-Time Mom

"At first, this advice may seem silly to say out loud, but it's a great reminder." View Entire Post ›


Guideline recommends healthy adults under the age of 75 take the recommended daily allowance of vitamin D

Healthy adults under the age of 75 are unlikely to benefit from taking more than the daily intake of vitamin D recommended by the Institutes of Medicine (IOM) and do not require testing for vitamin D levels, according to a new Clinical Practice Guideline issued by the Endocrine Society.


The nine health benefits of regular strength training

Want to lose belly fat, sharpen your memory and stay supple into old age? Grab some dumbbells – strength training is the best workout to age-proof your body and brain, according to the latest science. It’s not about having a six-pack or looking lean and toned (though that’s a bonus) – building more muscle is seriously good for your health. “Strengt...


10% of travelers have had their medicines confiscated. Here's how you can avoid it.

A new survey shows 10% of travelers have had medicine confiscated and more than 50% said that increased their anxiety during a trip.


Researchers discover links between personality traits and eating disorder onset

A new study reveals further insight into the links between personality traits and the onset of eating disorder symptoms.


Scientists transform hazardous material into breakthrough building product with major benefits: 'A massive win'

"Potentially opening a whole new hugely underutilized resource for cement replacement." Scientists transform hazardous material into breakthrough building product with major benefits: 'A massive win' first appeared on The Cool Down.


Tardigrades Could Extend the Shelf-Life of Humanity, Study Suggests

Nature's ultimate survivor could unlock a sort-of biological time travel.


8 Best Natural Deodorants To Keep You Stink-Free, Tested By Dermatologists

We ranked them based on how often you’ll need to re-apply.


What Would a Health Warning Label on Social Media Apps Look Like?

In an opinion piece, the US surgeon general likened a warning label for social media's health impacts to warnings about cigarettes. Here's what to know.


How long does sunscreen last? A guide to expiration dates, and if waterproof really works

One key tool for preventing sunburn and other skin damage is sunscreen. But can sunscreen ever expire?


Melatonin Lasts Longer in Your Body Than You Think. Here's What to Know

Knowing how long melatonin lasts can help you determine the best time to take it for optimal results.


The health condition many women are getting diagnosed with after having COVID

Guava Health explains the symptoms and effects of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.


Apple cider vinegar: Hacking your health or just over-hyped?

Apple cider vinegar: Hacking your health or just over-hyped? - Apple cider vinegar is offered in liquid, powder, tablet, gummy, and pill form


My 10-Year-Old Daughter Was Losing Weight. Nothing Prepared Me for Her Diagnosis

Looking back, there were likely other symptoms that I missed.


How hunters are helping researchers track tick-borne diseases

A unique collaboration between hunters and researchers is helping to track ticks and the diseases they spread.


Health care leaders say AI is needed to solve staff shortages

Health care leaders say they've seen a deterioration in employee mental health and wellbeing.