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6 Things You Probably Don't Know About Yawning

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.19.2015 | Healthy Living

We all do it, and we all know it has at least something to do with how tired we feel. But unlike sleep apnea or laptops in the bedroom, yawning is an ...

20 Things You Never Knew About Being Left-Handed

Health.com | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Aside from making it tough to cut a straight line with a pair of scissors designed for righties, being a southpaw can also have some subtle effects on our physical and mental health. The brains and bodies of lefties may operate differently.

7 Health Myths -- Exposed!

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul These are the myths and misconceptions that drive doctors crazy (and could affect your health). Let's clear them up -- once and for...

When To Ignore Common Sense

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Here are three widespread beliefs about healthy living that may seem to be based on common sense but that research has revealed to be either partially or entirely wrong.

Fat And Fit? 9 Surprising Health Facts

Posted 12.09.2011 | Fifty

If you've been hiding from the bathroom scale since Thanksgiving, here's some good news: A growing body of evidence now suggests that being overweight...

5 Health Questions You're Too Embarrassed To Ask ... Answered

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

At one point or another we've all suffered from an embarrassing health issue -- be it minor or a large nuisance that we just aren't comfortable talking about in public. People ask me health- and diet-related questions online everyday.

25 Burning Health Questions Answered

Oprah.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

1. Could my cell phone kill me? It seems unlikely. But if you use your mobile phone a lot, consider getting an earpiece or putting your caller on spea...