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Keep Your Digestive Health in Check With These 10 Probiotic Foods

To your (gut) health!<p>According to <i>WebMD</i>, probiotics are live bacteria and strains of yeast that are good for you and your digestive system. From improving digestion to boosting the immune system, probiotics have been found to have a powerful and positive impact on our overall health. Beyond taking …

Immune System

How to Troubleshoot a Fluidmaster Fill Valve

Troubleshoot your Fluidmaster, and make your toilet work like new!<p>Low Water Level<p>Step 1<p>Check the black vinyl refill tube that attaches to the …

DIY

France Cities Map and Travel Guide

International tourists visit France to the tune of about 85 million per year, making France the top tourist destination in the world, even though it …

France

Tip: Avoid These Dirty Fruits and Veggies

Here are the 16 most pesticide-ridden fruits and vegetables and how to "fix" them. Bonus: The 15 cleanest choices.<p>Every year, farmers dump about 1.3 …

Pesticides

What are the natural ways to prevent prostate cancer?

There is no single best way to prevent prostate cancer, but several natural methods can help. These include maintaining a healthful weight, …

Cancer

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a few special tools and a little elbow grease. The work isn’t …

Home Improvement

What’s Now in NOLA: August 2018

Culture is cool during August, when outside temps soar and museums citywide encourage art lovers to chill inside. New Orleans Museum Month lets you …

New Orleans

Foods to eat for better sex

Humans have looked for ways to improve their sexual experience for thousands of years, including trying to discover the best foods for sex.<p>Scientists …

Sexual Health

Stroke: Time not the only factor in emergency care

We need to rethink a basic rule that has guided stroke care for the past 25 years, declares the brain specialist who first proposed it.<p>Neurologist …

Medical Research

Spy Guide: Supplements All Men Should Be Taking

<b>* Nutritional vitamins and supplements for men’s health and</b> <b>well-being</b><b><br>* Supplements to promote more energy, urinary health, and more</b><b><br>* Highest rated</b> …

Wellness

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Best Shampoos for Treating Your Scalp

Seborrheic dermatitis is a form of eczema that primarily affects the scalp and trunk. You may also notice symptoms, like redness and scales, on the …

Diets 'devoid of vegetable matter' may cause colon cancer

A new study emphasizes the importance to gut health of eating plenty of vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, and kale.<p>Researchers from the Francis …

Diets

Cardiovascular ageing

Nature Reviews Cardiology | Review Article<p>Cardiovascular ageing and the atherosclerotic process begin very early in life and progress over decades of …

Aging

How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Maps

How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android devices

One of the most annoying aspects of changing phones is ensuring all your contacts are transferred over to your new device. In the “olden days,” this …

Apps

New technique treats prostate cancer in just five radiotherapy sessions

A new clinical trial shows the benefits of an innovative form of radiation therapy, which delivers the radiation in only five sessions instead of the …

Cancer

Google Tracks and Stores Your Location Data Even if You Opt Out

Sneaking out for a drink with some friends on a work night? Skipping out on the gym in favor of more Netflix and chill? Your boss or your spouse may …

Google Maps

5 Vegetables You Must Include In Your High Blood Pressure Diet

Blood pressure is defined as the pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries. If not managed well, it can damage the body's blood …

High Blood Pressure

Obesity and diabetes: 2 reasons why we should be worried about the plastics that surround us

Today, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults and 21 percent of youth are obese. This trend is on the upswing and the worldwide population is becoming more …

Diabetes

What is the difference between heartburn and acid reflux?

Understanding the differences between heartburn, acid reflux, and gastroesophageal reflux disease involves understanding the links between …

High Blood Pressure

What are the health benefits of cranberry juice?

Some research has found that cranberry juice may prevent infections, delay or reduce the severity of chronic disease, and prevent age-related …

Biomedicine

Top 10 Exercises To Build Six Pack Abs Without Any Gym Equipment

Six Pack Abs Exercises can be done at home, gym or at work. Ten Six Pack Abs exercises described below do not include any gym equipment. Exercises …

How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives

Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, …

Cancer

The 11 Best Face Moisturizers for Every Skin Type

From flaky and dry to shiny and oily.<p>Whether you're hitting the trail for a hike or the weight room to lift, hydration is key. The same principle rings true when it comes to skincare. In the case of your skin, a lack of hydration or an imbalance in hydration levels can lead to dryness, flakiness, …

Skin Care

How red blood cells harm cardiovascular health in diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes are more exposed to cardiovascular injury and recover with more difficulty from events such as heart attacks. Still, it …

Medical Research

100 Skills Everyone Should Know

Nothing but the essentials.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job—but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Now you can explore how to perform life's essential skills. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p><i>The</i> …

Outsourcing

42 Quick Home Cures Health Experts Swear By

Stock up on these doctor-tested medicine cabinet essentials<p>What does a dermatologist do for her sunburn? How does a physical therapist ease aching muscles after a "casual" volleyball match? What does the pediatrician's kid get for a hacking cough in the middle of the night? Doctors don't always …

Home Remedies

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Workouts

What are the health benefits of goji berries?

The scientific community has been investigating the health benefits of goji berries, as the popularity of these tiny fruits has grown. Their …

Wellness

The doctor's office becomes wearable

If you treated your car like you treat your body, you'd be calling AAA a lot. The annual checkup is akin to a car whose gauges only operate for an hour a year. But we're getting the tech we need to radically remake that 19th century concept.<p>Here are four examples new to the market, or on the way …

High Blood Pressure