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Latest by The HealthCentral Editorial Team

The Truth About Living with Mental Illness

HealthCentral reveals the truth about living with five common conditions: anxiety, depression, bipolar, OCD, and schizophrenia.

Sleep Solutions

There are more ways to tackle insomnia than you might think.

Ask The Expert: Meena Khan. M.D.

Meena Khan, M.D., is associate professor of neurology and sleep medicine at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

Team Up

Frank communication is often the ticket to finding sleep solutions that work for you.

Insomnia 101

Sleepless? You're not alone. More than one-third of Americans rate their sleep as "poor" or "only fair."

Can This Spice Help Your UC?

New research shows curcumin, a spice in the ginger family, may improve chances of remission in UC patients. Here’s what to know.

13 Healthy Food and Cooking Gifts

It’s very easy this time of year to forget about the concept of healthy eating. But here’s a baker’s dozen of great gifts geared to the family member or friend who loves to cook and wants to stay in good health.

10 Foods to Avoid with Acid Reflux

Some foods and drinks are more likely to trigger reflux symptoms than others. We’ve compiled a list of 10 foods that you may want to avoid to feel your best.

7 Famous People with OCD

OCD is an anxiety disorder that causes unwanted and repeated obsessions or behaviors. Here are some successful celebrities who had, or have, OCD.

9 Unusual Phobias That People Really Have

Here is a list of nine things that enough people are frightened of that experts have classified them as bona fide phobias. What's on your list?