What Drives Trophy Hunters Like Walter Palmer?

When this week began, chances are high that you’d never heard of Cecil the lion, the beloved big cat of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. But by now, you’ve likely heard of his death. Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist, paid about $55,000 for the (illegal) privilege of lion-hunting — though, after two days of tracking Cecil, […]

How Your Feet Can Help You Sleep

If you have trouble sleeping, you already know the basics. But there’s something you likely haven’t tried, mostly because it is, frankly, a little weird. https://youtu.be/tt247mla-koIf you have trouble sleeping, you already know the basics: Avoid late-day caffeine, shut off the smartphone or laptop well before bedtime, keep your bedroom dark and cool — that […]

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious

THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Itchy, blistering rashes from poison ivy, oak and sumac are common and are caused by an oil in the plants called urushiol. Usually, you can deal with these rashes at home, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says. But you should go to the emergency room immediately if […]

The Career Mistake You Don’t Realize You’re Making

Your colleagues and bosses might think of you as the office chatterbox. When you’ve got the floor in a meeting, do you notice people looking at the clock or their phones? When you’re chatting over the water cooler, do you find yourself chiming in before your colleagues finish their sentences? Do you typically go off […]

The Biggest Healthcare Benefits Decision You’ll Have to Make This Year

This benefits open-enrollment period, your employer may ask you—even force you—to enroll in a high-deductible health insurance plan with a health savings account. This benefits open-enrollment period, your employer may ask you—even force you—to enroll in a high-deductible health insurance plan with a health savings account. Nearly three-quarters of companies expect to offer this type […]

How to Get the Same Health Care at a Quarter of the Cost

The prices for getting tested and treated are all over the map. To save on your medical bills, learn how to shop smarter. You know that visiting doctors and hospitals outside your insurer’s network is pricey. What might surprise you is how big a bill you could face even when you stay in network. In […]

How to Power-Nap Like a Pro

Nodding off during an important work meeting, snoring through a boring lecture, riding the subway to the end of the line after falling asleep on the ride home — these things happen. But avoid being “that” person by adding nap time to that daily routine. Seriously: Catching some (planned) midday Zzz’s can refresh and rejuvenate. Nodding off […]

How to Be a Morning Person

Mornings may be rough for some of us, but hold off on sleeping in: There are perks to waking up with the sun. (And we have some tips to make it easier, too!) Getty Images At 6 am, we’re lucky if we have the energy to reach for a cup of coffee. Mornings may be […]

5 Healthy Quinoa Recipes – Health

Most people cook quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wa) like rice, but there are so many unique ways to incorporate this super-seed into your diet. Here are five of our favorite healthy recipes. Go against the grain with quinoa, the tiny seed that packs a big nutritional punch. Beloved by vegans, vegetarians, and bodybuilders alike, quinoa is easy […]