- By Laurel J. Kelly
Consumer Health Tips: Better sleep for better health
Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep
Sleep provides the foundation for all of your daily habits and decisions. Sleep deprivation can affect your mood and temperament, as well as your ability to focus on daily tasks. From getting regular physical activity to creating a bedtime ritual, try these tips for a good night's rest.
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Organ donation: Don't let these myths confuse you
Over 118,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant. If you've never considered organ donation or delayed becoming a donor because of possibly inaccurate information, here are answers to some common organ donation myths and concerns.
Video: The anatomy of nicotine addiction
Did you know that the physical structure of your brain changes when you become a smoker and again when you quit? This video illustrates the connections among nicotine, nicotine receptors in the brain, and addictive behavior.
Endometriosis: Symptoms and causes
Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus — the endometrium — grows outside the uterus, most commonly involving the ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining the pelvis. Learn more about the symptoms and causes of endometriosis, and when you should see your doctor.
Are there whole-grain options that are gluten-free?
Avoiding gluten doesn't have to mean skipping out on all grains. Here's how to cook quinoa, buckwheat, amaranth and more.