More Preventative Health

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.

Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

’Tis the season for coughs, drips, sore throats, and fevers. Here’s how to prepare for—and weather—it.

5 Professions Vulnerable to Colds and Flu

Your job―and everything it entails―could put you at risk.

Humidifier Buying Guide

Dry winter air is hard on your health and your home. Here, feaures to look for when selecting a humidifier.

8 Cold and Flu Symptoms to Know About

There’s a reason for each and every sniffle, sneeze, ache, and pain. Learn why your body behaves the way it does, and discover the quickest ways to feel better.

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).