First Aid & Health Basics

6 Sensitive Skin Problems, Solved

Half of women think they have sensitive skin, but often their skin is burning for them to address a much more specific problem.

How Normal Is Your Period?

You change throughout your 20s, 30s, and 40s, so it should be no surprise that your cycles do, too. But are off-schedule, heavy, or otherwise weird periods normal? Here’s how to know—and how to handle it if they’re not.    

4 Things That Might Actually Harm Your Health

Not only will these habits not lower your cancer risk, but they might end up harming your health instead.

6 Natural Remedies for Your Belly and Below-the-Belt Issues

Stomachache? Cramps? Here’s how to get relief—naturally.

12 Health Mysteries Explained

Why yawning is contagious, what causes hiccups, and other miscellaneous body trivia.

7 Ways to Save on Health Care

A new season brings new insurance decisions, new sports teams—and newly sprained ankles. Keep costs under control with these tips from experts.

5 Genius Coconut Oil Hacks

This pantry staple has plenty of uses outside the kitchen.

How to Make an Unsightly Scar Look Better

Whether you’ve got an old acne scar or a new stretch mark, there are ways to make a scar less noticeable. Here’s how.

3 Surprising Facts About Airplane Germs

Imagine: you’re walking down the aisle of a 747 en route to (enter dream destination here), lugging a carry-on along with a bag full of your in-flight necessities. Ever wonder about the germs that are fellow passengers on that plane? Well, now that you are (sorry!), here’s what microbiologist Charles Gerba thinks you should know.

10 Health Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Don’t text and…walk? That’s right. Ten small behavior tweaks 
to keep you healthy and intact (and out of the ER).