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5 No-Brainer Things You Can Do Now To Prevent Heart Disease Later

Heart disease has long seemed like just a man’s problem. But it's not—it's the #1 killer of women. The good news is that 80 percent of cases can be...

Dr. Jennifer Haythe
March 13 2016

What Everyone Should Understand About Addiction

If you or a loved one is seeking treatment, call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) National Helpline at...

Dr. Patricia L. Ryding
March 7 2016

What You Need To Know About Lyme Disease + A Natural Approach To Healing

You've probably been hearing a lot about Lyme lately — after all, the rate of infections has surged in recent years. Here's what you should know about...

Unexplained Health Problems? It Could Be Autoimmune Reactivity

I find there are countless people who aren't sick enough to be labeled with an autoimmune disease but are still damaged by the effects of autoimmune...

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
February 22 2016

Lena Dunham Opens Up About How Endometriosis Is Affecting Her Career

We love Lena Dunham because she's never been shy about her body. She deliberately flaunts her not-exactly-size-2 body onscreen and openly discusses...

Emi Boscamp
February 9 2016

What I Wish Everyone Knew About The Thyroid: A Functional MD Explains

This little butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck affects everything. Here’s what you should know about the thyroid and your overall well-being.

Raphael Kellman, M.D.
February 2 2016

Matt Damon Says Michigan Governor Should Resign Over Flint Water Crisis

When the city of Flint, Michigan, switched its water source in 2014 as a cost-cutting measure, its water became contaminated with way too much lead...

Emi Boscamp
January 26 2016

Why I Don’t Recommend An Annual Physical

If you pay a visit to your primary care physician every year, you know what annual exams are like: you take time off work, wait in an office for an...

Amy Shah, M.D.
January 15 2016

The Diet I Recommend To Patients Who Want To Lose Weight Or Protect Their Heart

The standard treatment options for heart disease includes drugs; invasive testing; and expensive, dangerous surgical procedures. However, heart...

Dr. Joel Fuhrman
January 12 2016

What You Need To Know About The Link Between Sugar & Disease

This is the year we waged war on sugar, and perhaps rightfully so.

Dr. Lorenzo Cohen
January 7 2016

Science Says Most Cancer Cases Are Actually Avoidable

Cancer has become so rampant that we all seem to have been touched by it in some way — be it a friend or a relative with the disease. It seems to...

Emi Boscamp
December 17 2015

I Was 26 And Healthy. Here's How A Routine Dentist Visit Saved My Life

In the spring of 2014, I was 26 years old, working toward my bachelor’s degree in human resource management, working full time, and engaged to be...

Brooke Vitense
December 5 2015

Why I Decided To Do Genetic Testing + What I Found Out

Two months ago, I ordered a DNA test through 23andMe, the personal genomics service.

Jeanine Toes
November 23 2015

7 Radical Life Changes I Made When I Was Given A Cancer Death Sentence

No, I wasn’t on death row — but it sure felt like it when I was sentenced with Stage 4 lung cancer back in February 2012.

Susan Warmerdam
November 22 2015

What Sleeping In On The Weekends Could Be Doing To Your Body

The weekend is now within reach. You can almost hear the silence of your alarm. You can almost feel the warmth of your covers at noon.

Emi Boscamp
November 19 2015

Are Dating Apps To Blame For Record High Sexually Transmitted Infections?

Charlie Sheen may have just put HIV back in the headlines, but the disease is actually not the biggest sexual health threat out there.

Emi Boscamp
November 18 2015

Living With Endometriosis: Lena Dunham & Padma Lakshmi Get Real

Even though a staggering 176 million women worldwide are affected by endometriosis, it often takes years and years of doctor visits, misdiagnoses and...

Allie White
November 17 2015

Science Says This Is How Much Coffee You Need To Drink To Live Longer

Good news for all of you who are already tipping back your second — or third — cup of coffee of the day: you can keep on doing what you're doing.

Emi Boscamp
November 17 2015

Charlie Sheen Reveals He's HIV Positive & Has Known For 4 Years

According to a report released on Monday by the National Enquirer, Charlie Sheen is HIV positive and has spread the disease to dozens of women in a...

Emi Boscamp
November 17 2015

5 Things That Help Prevent Cancer (That You Can Actually Control): A Doctor Explains

No doubt, cancer is scary. However, the worst thing you can do is succumb to hopelessness. There are in fact things you can do to help lower your risk...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
November 15 2015