Could Early Exposure to Peanuts Help Avoid Allergy Later

Early Exposure to Peanuts May Avoid Allergy

No peanuts may result in no tolerance

Is ‪#‎thedress‬ blue and black or white and gold? Why your eyes are deceiving you.

Blue and Black Dress? Or White and Gold? Depends on Your Eyes

Tags: eye, eye health, eyes, eyesight

We can all agree that it’s a dress. But what color is the dress? The answer may depend on three things: how your eyes are built, the context in which you view the dress, and how your brain perceives color.


The Amazing Health Benefits of Red Peppers (Infographic)

The Amazing Health Benefits of Red Peppers (Infographic)

Tags: #LoveYourHeart, antioxidant, antioxidants, fruits and vegetables, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, nutrients

Red peppers contain 30 different antioxidants, one of the reasons they are so nutritionally dense. Upping your intake is associated with a decreased risk of stroke. Find out more about what these delicious vegetables offer.


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Why Sex Is Good for Your Health, Especially Your Heart

Tags: Headaches, migraines, pelvic floor surgery, sex, sex and heart health, stress

Sex offers more than a feeling of intimacy or pleasure -- it also offers incredible health benefits. It can be good for your heart, relieve pain, help you sleep restfully, and it can even ease headaches.


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4 Things You Should Know About Cancer and Dehydration

Tags: cancer, cancer treatments, dehydration, hydration

Dehydration is an important issue for cancer patients. In this post, Cancer Answer Nurse Josette Snyder, RN, MSN, AOCN, gives advice on how to keep hydrated during cancer treatment.


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Drink Up! Coffee May Reduce Your Risk of MS

Tags: brain health, coffee, coffee study, MS, multiple sclerosis, study

Coffee intake has been linked to a reduced risk of several diseases including diabetes and heart disease. New research finds drinking up to six cups a day may help reduce your risk of developing MS.


Is the Chlorine in Indoor Swimming Pools Hard on Your Lungs?

Is Chlorine in Indoor Swimming Pools Hard on Your Lungs?

Tags: allergies, asthma, chemicals, cough, pulmonologist, swimming, water, water safety

Chlorine, the most common swimming pool disinfectant, protects you from harmful bacteria. However, indoor swimming pools can pack a punch of strong chemicals that can irritate your lungs. Find out more.


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Does a Drink a Day Help You Prevent Heart Failure?

Tags: alcohol, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart failure, heart health

Men who had up to seven alcoholic drinks per week had a 20 percent lower risk of heart failure, compared with those who didn’t drink, reports one study. But many questions remain.


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Do You Know Your Options For Osteoarthritis?

Tags: back pain, hip pain, knee pain, osteoarthritis

“What are my options?” If you have a persistent condition such as osteoarthritis, ask this question frequently.


The Right Amount of Sleep Can Limit Your Stroke Risk

The Right Amount of Sleep Can Limit Your Stroke Risk

Tags: heart disease, sleep, sleep hygeine, stroke, study

Getting enough sleep is just as important as diet and exercise. A new study shows the amount of shut-eye you get may impact stroke risk.


Which Yogurt Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Which Yogurt Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Tags: breakfast, calcium, dairy, infographic, probiotics, protein, soy, yogurt

See how popular dairy and non-dairy yogurts compare. Get tips from a dietitian along with ideas for incorporating yogurt into your diet.