More Preventative Health

6 Health Concerns to Cross Off Your Worry List

Go ahead and erase the following from your worry list. Research has shown that they're not worth fretting over.

6 Tips for Staying Warm During a Polar Vortex

Outsmart frigid temperatures with a little know-how from someone who braves the elements every day: Matthew J. Hickey, secretary of the Mountaineering Club of Alaska and a captain in the U.S. Army Alaska who specializes in cold-weather operations.

6 Ways Your Phone is Hurting Your Health and Happiness

Back away from the smartphone. Research suggests that it could be doing more harm than good.

5 Easy Ways to Give Your Brain a Boost

Stay sharp—and combat the aging process—with these five proven habits.

Is the Air in Your Home Making You Sick?

Sneezing. Sniffles. Coughs. Headaches. It might not be hay fever. It could be your house.

How to Tell How Much Sleep You Really Need

Here’s the bottom line: How much makes you feel good?

This Is Your Brain on Heat

As the temperature spikes, your body works to counter it, sometimes with little success. Here’s how to help the cooling along—so you can survive the summer, no sweat.

5 Secrets to Deep Sleep

When it comes to getting beneficial sleep, quality can be as important as quantity. Here, expert advice for nabbing a restful and restorative night.

Surprising Triggers and Remedies for Migraine Headaches

There’s no misery quite like the deep throb of a migraine headache. Ready to hatch an escape plan? Here are the remedies that actually work.

7 Health Clues That Your Nails Reveal

That white mark or mysterious dent may hint at other things going on in your body. Here are some points to consider.

Should You Love or Leave Your Doctor?


You’ve had your physical. Now it’s time to give your doctor a checkup—and find out if he’s really right for you.

5 Minutes to a Clearer Head

Follow these five-minute mediation techniques for a clear, calm mind.