First Aid & Health Basics

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).

Here’s Why It Feels So Good to Scratch Your Mosquito Bites

We know, we know. You’re not supposed to scratch—but your brain is telling you otherwise.

11 Important Habits That Keep Your Eyes Healthy 

Want to keep 
your eyes in great shape for 
years to come? These everyday habits will help you see a clear future.

3 Things We Learned About the Zika Virus This Week

The latest on Zika, the mosquito-borne illness raising concern around the world.