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Is Lyme disease curable? Here's what you should know about tick bites and symptoms.

For most people, Lyme disease is cured with 2-4 weeks worth of antibiotics. However, some people may have lingering damage and symptoms.


Woman claims Alzheimer’s symptoms were reversed after five years

In “The Last Alzheimer’s Patient,” CNN chief medical correspondent follows Alzheimer’s patient Cici Zerbe who says her symptoms have been reversed after participating in Dr. Dean Ornish’s clinical trial on the effects of intensive lifestyle changes on the progression of mild cognitive impairment or early dementia due to Alzheimer’s Disease. That peer-reviewed study will be published in the journal “Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy” in June 2024. Dr. Ornish’s program includes a plant-based diet, regular exercise, group support, yoga or meditation.Watch the full documentary on CNN’s “The Whole Story” premiering on May 19th at 8p et/pt and streaming on MAX on June 18th.


Dietitians Share Their Top Tips for Losing Water Weight Safely and Quickly

Follow these easy tips to lose those extra pounds holding you down.


Ibuprofen Dosage: A Guide on How Much to Take

Medically reviewed by Lindsay Cook, PharmD Medically reviewed by Lindsay Cook, PharmD Ibuprofen, also known as Advil or Motrin, is among the first-line drugs of choice to reduce pain and fever. It belongs to the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class. Ibuprofen can be used to treat pain and inflammation associated with arthritis, dysmeno...


6 types of foods and drinks to avoid when taking Ozempic or Wegovy for weight loss

Weight loss with Ozempic or Wegovy can come with nausea, but avoiding certain foods and drinks can help patients manage the side effects, doctors say.


Mushroom Coffee: How It Works, Potential Health Benefits and Things to Consider

Mushroom coffee has gained popularity in recent years and many claim it's a better alternative to regular coffee. Here's what you need to know.


20 reliable home remedies that will actually work for you

Looking for a guide to the home remedies that actually work? Flip through the slideshow for easy DIYs that can help soothe burns, relieve sore muscles, and more.


Health Benefits of Rock Climbing and How to Get Started

Medically reviewed by Barbie Cervoni, RD Medically reviewed by Barbie Cervoni, RD Rock climbing is a sport that involves climbing artificial rock walls in indoor climbing gyms or natural rock formations outdoors in parks, forests, and other natural areas. Rock climbing has grown in popularity in recent years, especially since becoming an Olympic sp...


15 Steps to Better Sleep Habits

Sleep is key for our mind and body, and it’s important to develop a routine with certain habits to achieve the best sleep possible.


Nick Jonas shares his top 3 self-care strategies

Singer and actor Nick Jonas says these three things help him take care of his mental health as part of his Type 1 diabetes management.


Health Benefits of Rhubarb

Medically reviewed by Simone Harounian, MS Medically reviewed by Simone Harounian, MS Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) is a perennial plant part of the buckwheat family. The plant has long, fleshy stalks in bright pink and red hues and large, dark green leaves. Rhubarb stalks are edible and have a tart, acidic flavor that pairs well with sweet foods, su...


List of fruits with the most health benefits: These 8 are expert recommended

Any fruit is going to yield health benefits like fiber, vitamins and minerals. This list of eight fruits includes stand-out options for your diet.


How is decaf coffee made? Health benefits and concerns, explained

If you're looking to cut back on caffeine, here's what nutrition experts want you to know about decaf coffee.


5 Subtle Signs You're Lonely and Need More Human Connection

Both personal anecdotes and new neuroscience findings suggest you can be lonely and not fully recognize it.


The 10 states with the best health care in America—and the 10 with the worst, according to data

MoneyGeek analyzed a host of statistics, from health outcomes — such as preventable deaths and rates of certain diseases or risk factors — to health access and cost — such as how many people are uninsured and have affordable health insurance options available — to find the best and worst states for health care in the U.S.


An imbalance of two healthy fats affects your early death risk, study finds

Having an imbalanced ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 has been linked with a higher risk of premature death, according to a new study.


Millions of Washingtonians could qualify to have hospital bills waived in full or in part


What Is Life Insurance With Living Benefits?

What Are Life Insurance Living Benefits? Life insurance living benefits are financial benefits that life insurance policyholders can access during their lifetime. The two main types are cash value and living benefit riders. Cash value accounts grow over time and can be accessed through withdrawals or secured loans. Living benefit riders are endorse...


Everything You Need to Know About Growing Your Hair With Collagen

Eager to have luscious locks? Look no further.


19 Lifestyle Habits that Make Europeans Healthier Than Americans

Europeans often enjoy better physical and mental health than Americans, and it’s not all down to genetics—lifestyle is a big part of it. In this article, we’ll explore 19 common European lifestyle habits that really make a difference to their overall health.


Medics saved teen after allergic reaction to cookie

The 15-year-old's family think he would be dead if not for the help of minor injuries unit staff.


Will Beet Juice Lower High Blood Pressure?

A dietitian explains this potential benefit and more.


5 Best Ways to Lose Weight If You Have Hypothyroidism, According to Dietitians

It’s not in your head: hypothyroidism can make weight loss more difficult.


Brazil's flooded south sees first deaths from disease, as experts warn of coming surge in fatalities

SAO PAULO (AP) — The first two deaths from waterborne bacterial disease were reported in southern Brazil, where floodwaters were slowly receding, and health authorities warned additional fatalities were likely. Rio Grande do Sul state's health secretariat confirmed the death of a 33-year-old man due to leptospirosis on Wednesday. On Monday, authorities registered that a 67-year-old man had died from the same infectious disease. Since the...


Lupus expert debunks 7 common myths about the autoimmune disease: ‘Not a death sentence’

For Lupus Awareness Month, Dr. Brooke Goldner, a board-certified medical doctor who has the disease herself, shares some of the biggest misconceptions — and sets the record straight.


10 Foods That Fight Inflammation and Promote Weight Loss (Plus One Food to Avoid)

Losing weight and reducing inflammation go hand in hand. Find out which foods RDs recommend adding to your diet to achieve both.


Princess Kate portrait courts criticism amid health update: 'Just bad'

Two months after Princess Kate's Mother's Day photo editing flub, another portrait of the monarch is courting controversy and criticism.


Women live longer than men, but there’s a ‘dark side’

“Ageless Aging” looks at the importance of women’s diet, exercise, sleep and social connections


14 Fitness Tracker Features That Improve Your Health

Keeping track of your goals is a major way you stay fit. Here are the ways that fitness trackers can help.


Heat rash vs. sun poisoning: Look for these important differences, dermatologists say

With sunny summer weather can come new skin rashes, including heat rash and sun poisoning. But some can be severe, so it's important to know the differences.


11 Practical Ways To Lose Stomach Fat And Strengthen Your Core, According To RDs

Crunches aren't the answer.


Which Vitamin Deficiency Causes Hair Loss?

Medically reviewed by Brendan Camp, MD Many factors can contribute to hair loss, including genetics, childbirth, and certain diseases. Hair loss can result from a lack of nutrient-rich foods, restrictive eating, sudden weight loss, low-calorie intakes, and obesity—all of which can lead to nutritional deficiencies. Excessive intake of certain vitami...


Yoga Benefits And The Effects For Health And Well-Being

Benefits of yoga...


Factors That Contribute to Weight Loss and Weight Gain

Weight loss is about more than counting calories. And the reason for weight gain isn't always as obvious as inactivity or a poor diet. Here are the factors that contribute to your weight loss and weight gain.


How Healthy Is It To Drink Coffee Every Day?

What you need to know about your daily cup of joe.


Raynaud’s Phenomenon: What to Know

Medically reviewed by Marla Anderson, MD Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition that causes blood vessels in the hands and sometimes the feet to constrict, limiting blood flow to the fingers and toes. This reduced blood flow causes numbness and color changes in the fingers and toes and can be painful. Cold and stress are typical causes of a Raynaud’s ...


‘A rude awakening’: Scarecrow laws threaten to make middle-aged Americans responsible for their parents’ medical bills — and long-term care costs are soaring

"... this can quickly lead to bankruptcies"


11 Best Foods High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Explore top foods that are high in omega-3 fatty acids, like flaxseed, soybeans and walnuts.


The 5 most common deathbed regrets, according to a palliative care nurse


Scientists Find Way To Make Chocolate Healthier

There are ingredients in the cocoa fruit that go unused and are forgotten about, many of which have additional fiber and less fat.


The skyrocketing cost of health care is creating ‘a new type of pandemic,’ health VC says

“When you can’t afford health care, you’re not buying your prescriptions, you’re delaying the delivery of care, you’re not making appointments… it’s a massive problem,” Lee Shapiro said.


8 bad habits that destroy mental health and cause depression

There are habits that can negatively impact your mental health or even be destructive to your personality. Therefore, it is worth following advice that can help improve your psychological well-being and overall life, according to Psychological Support. Avoiding your own emotions It is important to allow yourself to feel different emotions. Talking ...


Guy Fieri Shows Us The Workout That Helped Him Lose 30 Pounds | Weights & Plates | Men’s Health

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri takes home with him and shows around his ranch, barn and outside kitchen. He explains why getting a workout in first thing in the morning is so important to him. He also cooks a couple of his favorite at-home meals that are great post workout. He finishes in his home sauna.


Fish oil may increase risk of stroke, heart conditions: Study

Fish oil may increase the risk of stroke and heart conditions like atrial fibrillation, a new study found. The study, published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Medicine, followed more than 400,000 people in the United Kingdom aged 40 to 69 for 12 years. Those people used fish oil supplements regularly. Fish oil supplements are a…


3 Pitfalls To Be Mindful Of If You're Retiring Early

Keep these on your radar if you're planning an early workforce exit.


Kratom: What is it & what are the risks?

Some hail it as a miracle for beating opioid addiction, but it’s banned in some other states and countries.


I shouldn't have to prove anything about my natural hair. Neither should Beyoncé

When you are a Black woman, the assumption is that your natural hair could never be that long. It could never be that healthy.


Dark Side of Weight Loss Drugs: 10 Potential Dangers

Weight loss drugs, when used appropriately and under medical supervision, can offer significant benefits for individuals struggling with obesity and related health issues. These medications can be a valuable tool that helps patients who are having trouble losing weight achieve and maintain a healthier figure. When traditional methods such as diet and exercise alone have proven insufficient, weight loss drugs can offer an alternate pathway


3 HSA Mistakes Savers Should Avoid at All Costs

HSAs are a fantastic tool. Make sure you're managing yours wisely.


COVID’s New ‘FLiRT’ Variants—What To Know As Experts Fear Summer Surge

One of the variants—KP.2—is the dominant strain circulating in the U.S., but there’s no evidence the FLiRT variants’ symptoms are different or more severe than previous strains.