4 helpful tips for leaving your dog alone and the max time you can leave them, according to vets
Puppies can hold their bladder for about one hour for every month they've been alive, plus one hour — but older dogs can be left alone for longer.
Sunscreen won't prevent all skin damage or tanning — protect yourself with these dermatologist-backed tips
Sunscreen blocks UV rays but won't always prevent tanning. Here's how to safely boost your glow while protecting your skin with daily sunscreen use.
6 ways to keep your cat cool in the blistering summer heat, according to veterinarians
Cats may love lying in the sun, but they can still overheat. On summer days, provide shade and cool water and call your vet for signs of heat stroke.
Infectious disease experts share 5 prevention tips to avoid getting monkeypox
Wearing a mask won't do much to protect against monkeypox since it's mainly spread through skin-to-skin contact. Here's how to prevent infection.
4 important reasons to get enough vitamin D3, from reduced depression to better immune health
Vitamin D3 is necessary for immune health, bone strength, and mental wellness. You can get this important nutrient via food, supplements, or sunlight.
Spots in your vision? Why you have eye floaters and what to do about them
Eye floaters look like dark spots or wisps that float gradually into your periphery and out of sight.
988 is the new number for the suicide and crisis hotline — 7 things you should know
You can call 988 if you're in any kind of mental health crisis — from substance abuse to dealing with grief. Here are some frequently asked questions.
You might have a septate uterus and not even know it — what it is and the risks involved
A septate uterus has a membrane (called a septum) that grows up the middle of it. In many people, this doesn't cause any symptoms.
Trying to change bad habits or dark thoughts? You may benefit from CBT, the therapy 'gold standard'
Cognitive behavioral therapy is an evidence-backed way to address unwanted thoughts and habits and improve relationships. Here's how it can help you.
Episodes of muscle weakness and daytime sleepiness could mean you have the rare symptom cataplexy
Cataplexy is a rare symptom linked to narcolepsy. The right diagnosis and treatment can help you manage these sudden episodes of muscle weakness.
A dream specialist and psychotherapist team up to explain 6 reasons why you keep dreaming about your ex
"Let's say your ex was abusive and you keep dreaming of them. What part of you is still mistreating yourself and being unnecessarily cruel?" asks one expert.
The alcoholic drinks most likely to cause bloating, gas, and acid reflux, and what to sip instead
Alcohol doesn't play nice with your digestive system — but you can minimize its impact by choosing drinks with lower alcohol and sugar content.
Potential side effects of taking too many birth control pills and when to call a doctor
Birth control pills are very safe, so taking too many at once usually won't have serious health consequences. Here's when to get medical attention.
How often you should bathe your dog and signs you're overdoing it, according to veterinarians
How often to bathe your dog mainly depends on their breed, coat, and lifestyle. Here, vets offer a few general guidelines.
How much zinc you need each day and signs you've taken too much
Zinc is essential for overall health, but you can still consume too much. Here's what to know about daily zinc needs and how to handle an overdose.
The military method and 7 more expert tips to fall asleep fast
The military method, meditation, and other techniques can help calm your busy mind and fall asleep fast for a full night's sleep.
Pre-workout supplements may help boost athletic performance and increase energy — here's what to know before taking one
Taking a pre-workout supplement before working out may provide benefits like increased performance, less muscle soreness, and aided recovery.
We spoke to a performance coach about the key differences between ellipticals and treadmills — here's what you should use to reach your fitness goals
Treadmills and ellipticals each provide effective cardio but choosing one over the other depends on your fitness level, goals, and preferred workout.
7 reasons why you fart more than the average person, according to gut-health experts
It's normal to pass gas about 14-23 times a day — but if you find that you fart much more than this, there could be something amiss.
8 causes of black blood or discharge, from implantation bleeding to cancer
Black blood or discharge can suggest implantation bleeding, but it can have other explanations, too. Here's when it might be a cause for concern.