5 ways to avoid secondhand smoke

7 signs and symptoms not to ignore

Do you listen when your body tries to tell you something? Know which warning signs deserve medical attention.

Aging doesn't mean the end of sex

Anger management

Anger management tips

Animal bites: Do you need a tetanus shot?

Back pain at work

Is your job a pain in the back? Prevent back pain at work with these simple tips.

Better sleep

Can't remember the last time you felt well rested? Then check out these self-help tips for getting a good night's sleep.

Bone health tips

Wondering how to keep your bones strong and healthy? Follow these tips to take care of your bones.

Boosting self-esteem

Do you have low self-esteem? Discover thought patterns that erode self-esteem — and stop them in their tracks.


Calcium is important for bone health. Although diet is the best way to get calcium, supplements may be an option if your diet falls short.

Cancer-prevention strategies

Concerned about cancer prevention? Put these cancer-prevention strategies to work for you.

Coffee: A sure way to sober up?

Contact lens basics

Thinking about trying contact lenses? Here's an overview of the basic choices — plus tips to keep you seeing clearly.

Cosmetic surgery

Considering cosmetic surgery? Here's help deciding whether surgery is right for you.


Refusing to face the facts can be healthy — sometimes. But when denial interferes with treatment or disrupts your life, it's time for a reality check.

Desk stretches

Want to prevent pain and stiffness while you're working at your desk? Put desk stretches to work.

Disagreements about sex? Time to talk

Do your sunglasses get the job done?

Domestic violence against men

Domestic violence against women

Would you know if you were the target of domestic violence? Find out how to identify an abusive relationship — and how to get help.

Empty nest syndrome

Does the house feel empty now that your last child has moved out? Here's help handling an empty nest.

Exercise: Check with your doctor

Regular physical activity is key to good health. But before you start a new exercise routine, you may want to check with your doctor first.

Eye injury

Eye injuries can happen just about anywhere — on the job or around the house — but most are preventable if you follow a few simple safety tips.

Fitness tips for business travelers

If your job keeps you on the road, it can be tough to find time for exercise — but it's not a lost cause. Here's help.


Are you gripped by bitterness, anger and thoughts of revenge? Learn to embrace forgiveness and let go of past hurts.


Did you know that friendships can improve your health? Understand how to develop good friendships.

Functional fitness training

Functional fitness exercises mimic everyday tasks. Should they be part of your workout?

Got a tick? Get a tweezers

Hand-washing tips

Want to avoid illness? Wash your hands! Consider simple hand-washing tips.

Have questions about sex? Ask your doctor

Have you flossed your teeth today?

How much sleep do you really need?

The usual advice is eight hours a night, but many factors, such as age and genetics, influence how much shut-eye you need.

How to be happy

Waiting for happiness to find you? Stop waiting and start getting happy with these tips.

How to say no

Discover why saying no may be the single most important strategy you can use for stress relief.

Improve your health, improve your sex life


Recovering from an affair is difficult and ongoing. Forgiveness isn't likely to come quickly or easily, but it may become easier over time.

Job burnout

Having a hard time going to work? Enjoying it less every day? Don't let job burnout define your life.

Job satisfaction

Are you bored or unmotivated at work? Does work feel like drudgery? Here's help getting your mojo back.

Maintaining healthy fingernails

Whether you see your fingernails as decorative or functional, nail care counts. Consider the basics.

Medical family tree

Your family medical history is a visual representation of the medical conditions in your family. Find out how to use this valuable health management tool.

Mental health

Curious about mental health? Discover what shapes the definitions of mental health and mental illness.

Napping do's and don'ts

Do naps tend to make you feel groggy, rather than refreshed? Find out what you might be doing wrong.

Office ergonomics

Is poor ergonomics contributing to aches and pains at work? Put your desk to the test — and make simple adjustments for comfort.

Office ergonomics: Your how-to guide

Office exercise

Are you too sedentary? See how to sneak more activity into your day.

Oral health and your overall health

Taking care of your oral health is an investment in your overall health. Here's why.

Oral health basics

How often do you need to replace your toothbrush? Is mouth rinse necessary? Get the facts on how to keep your smile healthy.

OTC sleep aids

Over-the-counter sleep aids can help you get much-needed rest, but they're not without risks or side effects. Get the facts before you take medication to help you sleep.


Considering a piercing? Here's what you need to know about safety precautions, aftercare and more.


When life throws you a curveball, do you bounce back quickly? See what it means to be resilient — and how to harness your inner strength.

Secondhand smoke

It might be someone else's smoke, but the risks are yours. Consider simple steps for avoiding secondhand smoke.

Self-esteem check

Do you tend to put yourself down — or think you're better than others? Consider the benefits of striking a healthy balance between the two extremes.

Shopping for shades?

Skin care tips

Want to pamper your skin? It might be simpler — and less expensive — than you think. Start by getting back to the basics.

Sleep deprivation

Think getting by on a few hours of sleep is no big deal? Think again.

Sleep deprivation

Think getting by on a few hours of sleep is no big deal? Think again.

Sleep tips

Having trouble sleeping? Set the stage for better sleep with these simple tips.

Standing workstation

Standing workstations are a great way to sit less. Get the facts.


Becoming part of a stepfamily can be challenging and stressful for a child. Here's help smoothing the transition.

Sunless tanning

Want a tanned look without exposing your skin to the sun's damaging rays? Consider sunless tanning products.


Considering a tattoo? Here's what you need to know about safety precautions, aftercare and more.

Time to buy a new toothbrush?

Tooth flossing 101

Toothpicks: For hors d'oeuvres, not teeth

Understand sunscreen options

Sunscreen is an essential part of any sun protection plan. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccines for adults

Want whiter teeth?

Work-life balance

Finding work-life balance in today's frenetically paced world is no simple task — but it's possible. Here's how.

Mar. 06, 2014