Articles on Health and Beauty

9 More Supposedly Healthy Things That Are Actually Hurting You

It seems like health "dos" and "don'ts" change daily. How many of these former "dos" are you still doing?

The Alarming Thing I Didn't Know About My Mammogram

An annual mammogram may not pick up cancer due to a surprisingly common condition. A Wise Bread blogger shares her story.

Going Without Health Insurance in 2015? Here's What It'll Cost You

The fines for going without health insurance are ticking up this year. Are you covered or will you pay a fine?

7 All Natural Home Remedies for Colds

Don't fill your medicine cabinet with pricey cold remedies containing dubious ingredients. Feel better naturally with these homemade elixirs.

7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You Smarter

Smarten up and start eating more of these delicious whole foods that are also good for your brain.

6 Foods Scientifically Proven to Increase Your Lifespan

You can extend your stay on this mortal coil by adding these lifespan lengtheners to your diet. Bonus? They're delicious, too.

12 Foods Nutritionists Say You Should Splurge On

We don't often encourage you to spend more at the grocery store, but if your budget allows, consider adding these superfoods to your grocery list.

5 Ways Social Media Saved Someone's Life

Social media keeps us connected to scores of people who are eager to help. Sometimes life-sharing means life-saving.

10 Supposedly Healthy Things That Are Actually Hurting You

That supposedly healthy thing you do may actually be harming you instead! How many of these "healthy" habits do you have?

Signing Up for Obamacare in 2015? Here's What's New

Open Enrollment for ACA health care ends soon. Here's what you need to know before you make your choices on the exchange.

The Surprising Reason You Are Sick, Tired, and Cranky

Vitamin D deficiency can lead to a host of worrisome ailments. Fortunately, getting all the D you need is easier -- and cheaper -- than most people think.

11 Health Foods Not Worth the Money

Many of the foods sold as "healthy" aren't, actually, despite the higher price. Are you eating any of these 11 overpriced health foods?

Healthcare Paperwork That Doesn't Require Paper or Work

Managing your healthcare should be as easy as paying your bills online. The MyHumana app make it simple to see your plan, find a doctor, review your claims, and more.


How to Get More Sleep Without Spending More Time in Bed

Would you like to sleep better without spending more time in bed? The key to a more restful night is here!

6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

Lots of little annoyances can add up to serious stress. Cut out those small sources of stress to fret less and enjoy life more.

7 Beauty Savings Secrets Every Woman Should Know

Beauty is not cheap. Cut the cost of beauty products and skincare with these seven easy ways to save on a pretty face.

36 Workouts You Can Do in Your Living Room While It's Cold Out

Yeah, it's cold outside, but that's no excuse to skip your workout. All you need is few feet of living room and the desire to get moving.

7 Foods That Are Scientifically Proven to Increase Happiness

The next time you're feeling down, try a spicy spinach salad topped with poached turkey and salmon, and chase with a handful of chocolate truffles.

50 Amazing, Easy DIY Bath and Body Products

Homemade gifts are always appreciated, but your recipient may not always want your famous pecan-sugar bars. Mix it up with these DIY beauty gifts.