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5 Questions to End the Allergies vs. Colds Debate

Sneezing, sniffling, congestion, and itchy eyes often spark the cold vs. allergies debate. However, it’s important to do some detective work before deciding whether its seasonal allergies or a n...

When Should You Go to Urgent Care Over the Emergency Room?

Don’t be hit with an unexpected medical bill. It can be terrifying when your child gets sick enough to warrant an immediate trip to the doctor. If your regular pediatrician isn’t available, yo...

Immunity Boosting Tips to Fight Schoolyard Germs

Children are curious. They touch everything they can get their hands on. And when they’re at school or day care, they’re constantly around other kids who do the same. Unfortunately, this translate...

3 Utterly Disgusting Germs that Can Live on Your Phone

​It doesn’t take a germaphobe to know that bacteria lurks everywhere—doorknobs, restrooms, and even some unexpected places on airplanes. But one of the filthiest bacteria hot spots is something ...

Fact or Fiction: Which Celebrity Diet Fads Actually Work?

Is your New Year’s resolution to “get healthy”? Welcome to the party. According to data pulled from Google by digital marketing firm iQuanti, there were 62,776,640 searches around health-related...

Here’s How to Avoid (and Get Rid of) Your NYE Hangover

The quest for a hangover cure has been going on for ages. The ancient Romans ate deep-fried canaries. The Egyptians hung shrubs around their necks. And Wild West cowboys swore by rabbit dung. Today, w...

Top 5 Flu Elixirs. Yes, There is Bourbon.

When you’re not feeling so hot, is instant relief too much to ask for? (Answer: Of course not.) Since we haven’t cracked the whole “cure for the common cold” thing, we can’t just pop a pill ...

Your 2016 Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Yes, Thanksgiving can be warm, fuzzy, and fabulous. But veer off the self-care rails, and it’s a landmine. Calorie-bloat, oven burns, family-related stresses—throw in some Clinton/Trump talk, and ...