There are many approaches and countless factors that make up a persons overall wellness. HowStuffWorks has extensive coverage on the different types of natural medicine such as DIY remedies and traditional Chinese medicine.
An open bar at an event sounds like an invitation to a good time, but at what cost?
Did you really want that protein bar or do you just think it's better for you than a cookie? Maybe it is, maybe it isn't. Here are 10 products that people think must be good for you but may not be.
Surely you know M.D. is the abbreviation for medical doctor. But what about D.O.? What does that designation even mean? And does these doctors have the same medical training?
The ubiquitous and beautiful Sanskrit word has meaning beyond the mat.
Or is this just a load of hot air?
A new study offers some insight into the possible health effects of edible marijuana.
That hunk of glowing salt sure is pretty, but can it improve the health of my home?
That works out to just 10 minutes a day of exercise.
A tooth infection may seem like little more than an inconvenience, but it could actually be doing some serious damage.
Toothpaste in tablet form could be an effective way to benefit both the health of the environment and our teeth.
Confused about whether to embrace or avoid eating eggs if you're watching your cholesterol? A new, large study suggests you should avoid eggs, but nutritionists aren't all convinced.
Pushups are a great upper-body exercise that people often do wrong. So what's the right way to perform a pushup and what are some variations?
After a night of heavy drinking, it sure would be nice not to wake up with a hangover. Some patches promise to take care of the problem can they really?
How much toothpaste is too much? Turns out, kids just need a little smear.
Microgreens are all the rage now and many people swear that they're tastier and healthier than the bigger vegetables. But what does the science say?
Squatting has a ton of benefits and can actually strengthen a lot of your inactive muscle groups.
A lot of people swear by its health benefits. But what do the experts say?
Put down the donuts! Free food on the job can be hazardous to your health.
The keto diet is high in fat and low in carbs — ideal for quick weight loss, but not necessarily for keeping it off.
With roots in ancient Indian Ayurvedic tradition, saline irrigation can clear up clogged nasal passageways and alleviate some allergy symptoms when done correctly.
It's probably dirtier than you think.
Kombucha is having a moment as a probiotic that can help with all kinds of diseases. But what does the science say?
Hummus is a chickpea dip that has surged in popularity in the U.S. over the past decade. It sure seems healthy but is it really?
Probiotics have been having a moment — but are they really beneficial to our health?
They're probably the bane of your middle school memories. So why do we still subject kids to these humiliating physical fitness tests?