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Heart Health Superfoods

Research-backed standouts that lower blood pressure, fight inflammation and slash stroke risk


The Health Lies That We Tell Our Doctor

Fibbed about your drinking? Forgot to mention a supplement? Why it's important to come clean

Check Out Your Midlife Checkup Guide

A head-to-toe report addressing the top health worries and body changes you might not see coming

How to Stay Active With Winter Walking

Expert tips for staying warm and motivated as temperatures drop

How I Became Ripped and Healthy at Age 70

Joan MacDonald's path to fitness, Instagram stardom

The Best Foods to Promote Gut Health (and Some to Avoid)

A well-nourished GI track can make you feel better

Mental Health

How COVID-19 May Complicate Grief

Psychologists say grieving can be more intense, prolonged and disruptive during the pandemic

Your Guide to Getting Started With Meditation

Here are simple ways to quiet the mind during this time of high stress

This Is What a Panic Attack Feels Like

Six adults describe the symptoms — and how they've learned to cope

7 Ways to Handle Anxiety During the Outbreak

Uncertainty and fear are major triggers. Here's how to cope

How to Bounce Back From the Stress of the Coronavirus

Crises that cause anxiety can harm your health or help you build resilience


Protect Your Health

How Much Do You Really Know About Food Poisoning?

Learn why older adults are at greater risk of foodborne illness in this challenging true-or-false quiz

The DNA Test That Tells You Your "Real" Age

What happens when you mail off your spit to learn your "biological age."

How to Wash Your Hands the Right Way

Research finds only 3 percent of Americans wash correctly. Do you?

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