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How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver | The Art of Manliness

You’re in a restaurant enjoying a dinner with friends, when all of a sudden you hear a woman shriek: “He’s choking!”<p>You calmly excuse yourself from …

Red Cross

8 Reasons You're Waking Up Mid-Sleep, and How to Fix Them

One minute you’re snoozing peacefully, the next you’re wide awake in the dead of night. Sound familiar? Unless you’re blessed enough to conk out like …

Sleep

Women more likely to survive heart attacks when treated by female doctors, study says

Health<p>Women more likely to survive heart attacks when treated by female doctors, study says<p>00:34<p>Kathie Lee and Hoda check in with the 80-Day Obsession challenge participants<p>04:25<p>‘It’s our faith’: Family explains how they stayed strong during son’s mysterious illness<p>10:09<p>Salads, wraps from …

Dog Food

Are the health benefits of turmeric too good to be true?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer.<p>If you have an ailment, there's a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts …

Food

Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's

Emerging evidence suggests that a "potent" drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease — but only if a person takes the medication long …

Dementia

Questions to ask before a colonoscopy to avoid dangerous infections

After a colonoscopy two years ago, Patti Damare felt so delirious and weak that she couldn't stand on her own.<p>That was on a Friday, and she chalked up her symptoms to lingering effects of anesthesia. On Saturday, the San Marcos, Calif., woman wondered if she had contracted a killer flu or urinary …

Medicine

This Is How Much Water You Should Actually Drink

You know staying hydrated is important. But why? How much do you need? And when can you have a something that tastes a better instead? Our experts have you covered.<p>Somehow, downing microbrews on a hot afternoon is always an effortless task, but getting enough water is a different story. You can …

Wellness

DEET Is the Most Effective Bug Spray — Here's How to Use it Safely

Sure, itchy bug bites are a nuisance. But for those living in parts of the country where mosquito or tick-borne illnesses are common — and these …

Insects

Report: US considering military options to keep strait of Hormuz open

Officials claim that any military action would be carried by US allies, not the US armed forces, with the Saudis being the logical choice.<p>><br>• ><p>Iranian …

Middle East

Dangers of rising benzo prescriptions raise alarms of next drug crisis

When Christy Huff developed a painful eye problem that led to insomnia, her doctor had a common solution— Xanax. She took the medication as directed.<p>One pill at night offered her some relief, but soon she began to experience anxiety, daytime terrors and tremors. Then, Huff had a startling …

Pharma

New Alzheimer's drug may slow decline, researchers report

An experimental drug being tested to see if it can treat Alzheimer’s disease helped slow the inevitable loss of clear thinking and memory that comes with the condition, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>It’s a rare success in a field littered with failures. No drug has yet been shown to reverse the …

Dementia

Has The News Got You Down? These Brain Exercises Keep You Feeling Stress-Free

Treat yourself.<p>Americans have been barraged in the past couple of weeks by a series of major news events – some of them unsettling. President Trump's …

University of California

The 10 Best and Worst Oils For Your Health

Home cooks have plenty of options when it comes to choosing which type of oil to sauté, bake and drizzle with. Some, like olive oil, are well known, …

Nutrition

What Happens If You Eat Mold Accidentally?

Mold can show up anywhere — in the coffee-maker, in our trash can, on our mattress — and most often, around our food. We all know the feeling of …

14 Foods That Reduce Inflammation Which You Didn’t Know

Inflammation might not be something that you think about too often in regards to your health, but there are a few reasons it should be. Inflammation …

Wellness

An Aspirin A Day? Not So Fast

I thought we’d put this one to bed. A large-scale study showed that low-dose aspirin (one quarter of a standard 325 mg pill, or about 81 mg) taken once a day can prevent heart attacks and some common types of cancer, including colon cancer.<p>I wrote about this topic just over a year ago, and I’ve …

Biomedicine

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

There's More Good News About Immune Therapies for Cancer

There has been welcome excitement in the cancer field lately about immune-based treatments, which co-opt the body’s own immune system to fight …

This Surprising Factor May Raise Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Outside of your genetic makeup, few things are definitively linked to Alzheimer’s disease and other degenerative brain conditions. Unlike heart …

The top 10 sunburn-soothing products, according to dermatologists

Say hello to skin relief!<p>Sunburns ... well ... burn.<p>Try as we might to lather on sunscreen and keep our fun in the sun to a minimum, most people have experienced the painful, hot sensation of a sunburn at one point or another.<p>It can feel like there’s no end to the itching and burning, but relief …

Skin Care

8 foods cardiologists try to avoid

Hippocrates famously said, “Let food be thy medicine” and that applies to heart health: Diet is incredibly important.<p>Cardiologists see firsthand what a bad diet can do to your heart.<p>More than 600,000 people die of cardiovascular disease in the U.S. every year — the leading cause of death for both …

Vitamin supplements don't lower heart risk, study finds

There’s even more evidence supplements are a waste of money.<p>A new study published Tuesday confirms earlier research showing that people who take supplements, including vitamins and minerals, do little or nothing to reduce their risk of heart disease.<p>It joins multiple other studies showing that the …

7 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Beets

You can't beat beets<p>After years of being relegated to the recesses of the salad bar buffet next to the shredded cheese and buttered croutons, beets …

Wellness

The Photo That Won World War II: 'Dead Americans at Buna Beach,' 1943

Caption from LIFE. "Three dead Americans on the beach at Buna."<br>George Strock—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>1 of 34<p>Guadalcanal. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. …

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

7 Tips for a Healthy Prostate

More than 190,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, there is a …

How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting | The Art of Manliness

Perhaps the most harmless looking creature on the planet, jellyfish make up for their puffy appearance and cloud-like demeanor with a fierce arsenal …

First Aid Techniques You Should Know for 8 Common Injuries

Need to brush up your first aid skills? Here, a basic guide to managing cuts, scrapes, sprains, and more common medical mishaps.<p>A Bloody Nose<p>A …

Cryotherapy Might Be the Best Way to Recover from Joint Pain

This is what it’s like standing in a -220 degree Fahrenheit chamber.<p>The other day while eavesdropping on a training session at the gym, I heard a statuesque trainer tell his client he recently started cryotherapy to help with his recovery. Since I was between sets—checking all of my social media …