6 Things to Know About Gray Hair

You may have first
 noticed it—your first
 gray hair—in your 
forties or fifties. Or perhaps you went gray (or grey, 
depending on how you...

10 Habits for Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can be tough to live with, but these 10 daily habits may help you ease your discomfort and enjoy your life. 1. Stay...

Cooling Hot Flashes, Without Drugs

Women in the midst of menopause were likely dismayed if they heard about the April 2015 study that found that hot flashes last an...

Warm Saltwater for a Sore Throat?

Q: Does gargling with warm saltwater really help relieve sore throats? How about prevent them? A: Many people find that a warm saltwater gargle does...

Earwax Removal: Is Ear Candling Safe?

Ear candling is promoted as an ancient healing practice and a natural way to remove earwax. Numerous websites sell inexpensive kits, and some beauty...

Does Aloe Vera Work?

A: It's hard to say. The gel inside aloe leaves has been used for thousands of years to treat wounds, burns, and other skin...

Ice vs. Heat for Pain Relief

Should you use ice or heat if you've pulled a back muscle or sprained an ankle, or have a chronic musculoskeletal condition? What you...

Hiccup Causes and ‘Cures’

Everyone hiccups, even fetuses. Ordinarily, hiccups run their course in a few minutes, at most an hour or so—a cause of annoyance, but not...

6 Ways to Prevent Pimples

Not just a scourge of adolescence, acne can linger long into the adult years. It might also appear for the first time in adulthood....

Should You Listen to Dr. Oz?

If a doctor says something on television, it must be true—right? Not so fast. Actually, much of the medical advice dispensed by TV celebrity...

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6 Reasons You Think Your Foundation Sucks

Forget a perfect cat eye or a flawless red lip — perfect foundation application is one of the hardest beauty techniques to conquer. When...