Blood pressure can go up and down during the day. The key to monitoring it is to take consistent and accurate readings. Follow these blood pressure test tips to do that.
We all need comfort when stressed. Sometimes that can take the form of physical comforts like a warm bath or blanket, but there can also be comfort in distracting activities.
Even with insurance, medication can be expensive. Without insurance, many are at risk of foregoing important medicine all together. Don’t skip doses; Find ways to pay less for prescriptions instead.
While too much UV light can be harmful, safe sun exposure can have a positive impact on well-being. Improved mood and better sleep are among the 5 health benefits of sunlight.
Wondering how your credit score is calculated? Companies consider data from five main categories, though they aren’t all weighted equally. Find out which factors are the most influential.
Genetic tests, including predictive tests, carrier testing and newborn screening, look at your DNA to possibly identify increased risks of health problems or help doctors make treatment choices.
Caregivers may feel guilty or selfish for paying attention to their own needs, but caregiver self-care allows them to be healthier, happier and more effective.
Talking about mental health, individually and as a society, helps to reduce the stigma and encourages openness. These tips can help prevent someone from hiding their mental health concerns.
Health insurance is undeniably complicated. This guide to insurance cost sharing will help you understand how much your insurance company pays for care and how much you pay.
Most workplaces must make a lactation room available to nursing employees. Federal lactation room requirements dictate minimum necessities to allow working moms to pump in comfort and privacy.
The National Eating Disorders Association has put together a list of 10 ways to work on promoting a positive body image. It may take practice, but you’re worth it.
Eye exams don’t just check vision—an ophthalmologist can diagnose and treat eye conditions in addition to correcting vision problems. These regular eye exams are recommended by age.
Gluten, a protein in wheat, barley and rye, gives bread its springy texture, but can also give some people severe symptoms. These are gluten-associated conditions commonly confused with celiac disease.
While many couples need assistance conceiving, fertility treatment insurance coverage varies widely by state, employer and plan. This can make it difficult to know if you’re covered.
The impact of traumatic brain injury can be serious for those affected, their loved ones and public health. Learn the facts, who’s most at risk and more.
Heart disease shouldn’t prevent most people from traveling, whether by car, train or plane. Before your next trip, follow this Traveling with Heart Conditions Checklist.
Researchers found that even 5 minutes of physical activity have noticeable benefits. Get started with these 5 health hacks to keep you moving.
We could all use a boost to our mental, physical, and social wellbeing this year. Experts agree that volunteering benefits all three areas, even if done remotely.