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Bone Broth’s Health Claims

A food trend that should be taken with a grain of salt.

May 22, 2017

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No More Tears?

You could be suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome. And it’s becoming more and more common.

May 15, 2017

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The Sketchy Benefits of Charcoal Products

On a quest to find a plastic-free toothbrush, our well-being editor comes across a slew of charcoal-containing products that may not live up to their hype.

May 8, 2017

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Placebos Redux

Placebo, nocebo. Shakespeare was right. There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

April 24, 2017

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Popcorn: It’s Healthy

A popcorn lover dissects the options for her favorite snack.

April 17, 2017

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Empathy: Pros and Cons

Feeling pain for your fellow human beings is not necessarily a good thing. We explain.

April 10, 2017

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The Trouble With Wipes, Washes and Sunscreens

Find out which products pose health and environmental dangers.

April 3, 2017

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Float Away Stress

Relieve stress, depression and anxiety–in a flotation tank.

March 27, 2017

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Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous Rehab

There are more successful ways to treat addiction than AA’s one-size-fits-all approach.

March 20, 2017

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Say No to Microbeads

Save the environment and your health. Get rid of those tiny spheres of plastic.

March 13, 2017

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Voltaren: The Best Pain Relief You’ve Never Heard Of

This pain-killing gel is helpful for a host of conditions. But you can’t get it OTC–in the U.S.

March 6, 2017

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Philadelphia Is No. 90

When they’re measuring healthy cities, that’s not good enough.

March 2, 2017

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Pittsburgh Is No. 44

That’s not good enough when it comes to overall health.

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Fosamax Fractures

Can a drug prescribed to prevent bone fractures actually cause them? Oy.

February 27, 2017

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Read This in Good Health

DC is the 9th healthiest city in the country. Woo-hoo!

February 20, 2017

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Speaking of Cell Phones

Downright dangerous or not risky at all? Use headphones anyway.

February 13, 2017

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Feeling Lopsided?

Everyone has a weaker side. To avoid pain, rebalance your body. Some how-to suggestions.

February 6, 2017

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Beating Hearts Issues

How to decide whether your heart needs help — from a pacemaker.

January 23, 2017

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