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13 Things You Should Know About Your Health By The Time You're An Adult

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living

When you're a kid, you've got it easy. You have dedicated nap times. You can eat a Lunchables without judgment. And perhaps one of the most underrated...

2014 Is the Year of Health

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Each year takes on a unique character, so will this be the year of midterm elections, the year of political revelations, the year of electric vehicles...

The Most Reliable Health Websites On The Internet

Jim T. Miller | Posted 10.04.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

What are the best websites for finding reliable health information on the Internet? I usually do a Google search on a symptom, drug or health condition when I want to research something, but with so much information out there I'm not sure what I can trust.

6 Delicious Ways To Recover Post-Split

Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce

After a divorce, food is likely the last thing you want to think about. You may lose your appetite entirely, or make mindless choices like eating junk...

To Know or Not to Know?

Nathan Risinger | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Nathan Risinger

We often equate knowledge with power: The more we know, the better we are able to make decisions. Unfortunately, there are cases where ignorance really may be bliss, and Alzheimer's isn't the only one.

Consumer Access to Health Care Information and the ONC: An Acronym at Work

Alan Blaustein | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Alan Blaustein

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology of the Department of Health and Human Services recently held its 2012 Consumer Health IT Summit on the continuing effort to advance consumer access to health information.

Inspiring Change With Patients Using Patience

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Seeds of knowledge and understanding for patients sometimes get integrated easily, and sometimes it seems impossible. I am reminded to never give up on a patient just starting out, some people take longer to make changes.

Horses and People: Who's Whispering?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The lore and the legend of the horse whisperer honors a whisper heard, not spoken. That all of us could learn to hear and understand horses better might matter to some more than others. That we might all learn to hear and understand one another better matters to us all.

Electronic Medical Records Still Need Work, Report Says

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 03.28.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — America may be a technology-driven nation, but the health care system's conversion from paper to computerized records needs lots of...

A Doctor Visit With 'Dr. Watson'?

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

While the power of technology will and should continue to evolve and drive health care forward, technology like avatars, diagnostic supercomputers and automated service must not be considered a replacement for human interaction.

Public Health and the Illusion of Your Autonomy: Kill the Umpire?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I won't speak for my friends and colleagues in public health, although I suspect they feel the same; I'll just speak for myself. I am nobody's nanny. But as you play with the military-industrial establishment with your health on the line, I don't mind being a referee.

Ancient Wisdom Benefits Modern Health Care

Russ Gerber | Posted 12.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

The rising tide of health information -- from advertising, studies, statistics, media reports, personal advice and professional opinions -- has reached flood level.

Who's Who On AOL Healthy Living: Our Medical Review Board

Posted 08.28.2011 | Healthy Living

AOL Healthy Living will bring you articles from the biggest topics in health and medicine today. Our esteemed panel of medical and wellness experts fr...

ChickRx Is A WebMD For Twenty-Something Women | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ChickRx provides relevant, fresh personal health information to young women. It's sort of like a DailyCandy-meets-WebMD for health news....

How Social Media Is The New Resource For Online Health (VIDEO)

ICYOU | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

More and more health seekers are going online to share emotional support experience with other patients. Medical Editor Prerna Mona Khanna, ...

How The Internet Is Changing U.S. Health Care

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Increasing, "e-patients" are going online to augment medical information from their physicians and to look for a second opinion. There's no waiting, and it's free.

Healthcare 2.0: The Social Life Of Health Information | Susannah Fox, Sydney Jones | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Americans' pursuit of health takes place within a widening network of both online and offline sources. Whereas someone may have in the past called a h...