If ever you need a blood transfusion, the best blood type to receive is your own blood type. But Type O-negative blood, also known as the “universal blood type,” can be given to people of any blood type. Here’s what that means.
Your gut microbiome affects your heart, lungs and mental health. But what exactly is a gut microbiome? A registered dietitian and digestive disease researcher explain what it is, why it’s important and how to keep yours healthy.
A cold beer or cool cocktail on a hot summer day may seem like a refreshing thirst quencher! But dehydration risks lurk when you combine heat and alcohol.
Roasted butternut squash is a wonderful and healthy way to sweeten Swiss chard in this quick-and-easy recipe.
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Dizziness when you wake in the morning has many causes. Our expert explains.
The easiest way to take in more vitamin B12 is by enriching your diet with certain foods, not supplements.
That antique crib is beautiful, but it holds dangers for your little one. It’s best to avoid using any cribs produced before 2011, when new safety standards took effect.
If you’ve ever heard of intuitive eating, you might assume that it’s just another diet trend — but you’d be wrong. In a world full of fad diets, this eating philosophy offers something kinder, gentler and more sustainable.
Sometimes, you might not experience any early symptoms if you have cancer. But it’s important to pay attention to your body and note any changes like a chronic cough, unexplained weight loss or unusual bleeding. Those could be a sign of cancer.
Do you have persistent patches of red, dry, itchy skin that won’t go away? You may have eczema or psoriasis, two skin conditions that have such similar symptoms, it can be difficult to tell them apart. A dermatologist explains the differences between them, including how they’re diagnosed and managed.