First Aid & Health Basics

6 Health Skills You’ll Be Glad to Have in an Emergency

There’s no substitute for a medical professional, but if you’re first on the scene, some basic knowledge can help you save the day.

You're Probably Brushing Your Teeth Wrong—Try These Dentist-Approved Tips for a Better Smile  

Improve the overall health of your smile with these five dentist-approved ways to brush your teeth properly.

The Sun-Blocking Gear 7 Top Dermatologists Swear By

Read up on seven genius things derms use to counter UVA and UVB exposure—without sacrificing time in the sun.

I Started Using CBD Oil Every Day—and This Is How It Changed My Life

Better sleep, energy for workouts, and a compliment from my husband make it all worthwhile.

The Health Trends Worth Trying—And a Few You Should Skip

Learn the science (or lack thereof) behind popular wellness crazes.

You Probably Need a Dehumidifier in Your Home—Here’s How to Choose the Best One

Decrease indoor humidity levels, keep allergy-causing mold at bay, and improve air quality in your home this summer with these dehumidifiers for basements, bedrooms, bathrooms, and more.

We Put 40 Different Sunscreens to the Test—These Are the 11 That Really Work

SPF is the most crucial step in your skin-care routine—it helps protect against cancer and ward off the signs of premature aging. Out of 40 tested, these winners make applying—and reapplying—easy and fun.

How Top Dermatologists Apply Their Own Sunscreen (Plus Their Favorite Sun Blockers)

We peppered the country’s top dermatologists with questions about their favorite sunscreens, application tips, and more. Here’s what they do in real life to stay sun-safe.

Don't Pay a Medical Bill Until You Do These 5 Things

Up to 80 percent of medical bills may contain errors, experts say. Take these steps to check charges, lower costs, and avoid unhappy surprises.