Living Well

Five Tips for Your Next Minor Home Disaster

Doc’s note: Today we’re featuring another issue from my researcher, Amanda Cuocci. This time, she’s sharing a story about a minor home disaster and how you can prepare for the worst.

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Four Pill-Free Ways to Beat Heartburn

It’s an uncomfortable feeling… You get a burning sensation right behind your breastbone. It hurts to bend over. You’re coughing, your stomach feels off, and you can’t sleep.

You’ve got severe heartburn.

Try These Six Ways to Soothe Your Eyes and Save Your Vision

You’re wasting your time and hurting your eyes…

The average American works about 38.6 hours each week.

This Nighttime Habit Is Destroying Your Memory

Doc’s note: Today, we’re continuing our “best of” essays… We’ll tell you what’s hurting your sleep this time of year and how to fix it.

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Three Things You Need to Survive a Natural Disaster

Hurricane Harvey is barreling towards Texas and expected to make landfall tomorrow.

As Texans scramble to prepare for the storm – the first hurricane to hit Texas since 2008 – it’s far better to always be prepared.

If You’ve Got Achy Joints… Stop Eating These Foods

Even Neanderthals had achy knees.

A study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) looked at more than 2,000 skeletons, dating all the way back to our earliest ancestors through modern day folks.

Three Rules for Protecting Yourself From Phone Scams

Good morning! I’m calling from the National Institutes of Health. You’ve been selected to receive a grant for $14,000.

Sound familiar? It’s a new scam hitting folks over the phone.

The Secret to Living Longer… Get Social

Workplace happy hours aren’t just fun… they help you live longer.

We’ve warned you before about the dangers of isolation in retirement. Cutting yourself off from social situations leads to depression, one of the growing health concerns for folks 65 and older.

The New Way Thieves Target You

Imagine relaxing on the beach, umbrella drink in hand. The kids are snapping photos… Your wife’s reading a book… Your vacation is perfect.

Then you get a call from back home. It’s the police. Someone broke into your home… Your laptop, jewelry, and television are all gone.

Prevention Isn’t in a Pill

We love easy fixes in America… From dangerous bottled water to popping pills for any number of conditions, we put a lot of unnecessary chemicals into our bodies.

And it’s only getting worse.