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Do You Believe These Sleep Myths? It Could Be Harming Your Health

Widespread assumptions about Zzzs could be seriously endangering your health, due to conditions like sleep apnea. Thankfully, a new study is busting common myths.

By Lara DeSanto

10 Best Things to Say to Someone Fighting a Chronic Illness

These aren’t your generic “hope you feel better” statements, or awkward sentiments of “call me if you need me.” These are phrases that will open a line of communication, and even jumpstart actions that will make a lasting positive impact on the health and life of your loved one.

By Steve Calechman

Trying to Break a Bad Habit? It Takes More Than Willpower

A new report published in the Psychological Science in the Public Interest outlines new strategies that may help beef up our resolve to break bad habits.

By Diane Domina

Do You Have a Healthy Personality? Here's How to Find Out

Want to know whether your personality traits are considered healthy? Researchers at the University of California, Davis, defined what makes a healthy personality and explain that they’ve developed a test you can take to assess yours.

By Lara DeSanto

Is Sending Your Kid to the Best High School Helping or Harming Them?

According to researchers, going to a high school with a higher average socioeconomic background results in benefits later in life, but going to a high school with higher average achievement levels could be harmful.

By Lara DeSanto

Try These RA-Friendly Sweet Potatoes

If rheumatoid arthritis makes it hard to enjoy your favorite holiday side dishes, this anti-inflammatory sweet potato recipe may become your new tradition.

By Emil DeAndreis

Home DNA Tests and Privacy: A Primer

Remember: Reputable companies will ask permission before they share your information with others.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Best Chronic Illness Health Apps of 2017

If you live with a chronic illness, these apps can help you stay on track of your appointments, medications, and symptoms.

By Alice Williams

Tips for Beating the TV Binge and Getting Quality Sleep

Binge-watching seems fun at first, but it often exacts a price on your mood, health, and wellbeing

By Alice Williams

How Pets Can Decrease (and Increase) Anxiety

When deciding if a pet is right for you, consider the benefits and the potential for added stress.

By Eileen Bailey