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8 Germiest Items in Your Home

Turns out, bacteria tends to linger on some of the most frequently used household items. Here, a list of germ-laden places—and how to tackle those trouble spots.

6 Things Parents Should Know About Food Allergies

More kids than ever have food allergies, it seems. Here’s what you need to know if your child’s classmate is one of them.

13 Illnessess Your Kids Could Catch at School

Your children may be bringing home more than assignments: how to spot, prevent, and treat 13 illnesses your kids could contract at school.

6 Hangover Preventions and Cures

Raised a few glasses and regretted it? Here are tips for the morning after—and the night of—to help you revel without (as many) repercussions.

5 Healthy Gut Strategies

Your digestive tract—a.k.a. “the second brain”—is a smart system that is acutely sensitive to your feelings. Here’s how to keep it healthy (and happy).

6 Ways to Soothe Your Stomach

Tummy troubles are never pretty, but they can be remedied with these options.

If We All Did These 4 Things, It Would Cut the Cancer Death Rate In Half

Researchers have identified simple lifestyle factors that could make a huge difference.

What Are Parabens―and Do I Need to Worry About Them?

These preservatives are common, but health concerns have cropped up. 

4 Common Prescription Medication Mistakes

Are you one of the millions of Americans who make dangerous mistakes with their medications? You can avoid that bitter pill with these simple strategies.

Healthy Living

What you need to know―the crucial tests, the diet tweaks, the exercises (and the shortcuts)―to keep yourself fit.