Influenza won't kill most healthy people or even cause them to have to go to the doctor, so do you really need to take the time (and perhaps spend the money) to get a flu shot this year? Yes! Here's why.
We all know we should wash our hands, and most of us say we do. Research shows we're either lying or just not sure how to wash our hands properly. Want to stay healthy this flu season? Here's a handwashing refresher course.
We've all heard it — megadoses of vitamin C can prevent you from getting a flu or cold as well as cure these illnesses faster if you already have them. Does this common wisdom hold up to scientific scrutiny?
Pine nuts look so innocent, but thousands of people have been left with an overwhelming and lasting bitter taste in their mouths after eating them. "Pine mouth syndrome" isn't dangerous, but it sure is unpleasant. Here's what you need to know.
People with chronic and acute bronchitis alike will often hear the advice to increase their fluid intake. Why, and does this really matter?
There's something truly special about the taste of milk kefir — but can you also use kefir grains to make soy kefir, almond kefir, or coconut kefir? SteadyHealth tried it. Here are the results of our little experiment.
What is water kefir, how does it differ from milk kefir, and should you try it out?
Many foods come with dedicated followers who claim they'll basically grant you life eternal, but few come with scientifically-backed verification. Kefir is among the exceptions in that it truly is great for your health.
Kefir is healthy, nutritious, and tasty — especially if it's homegrown! What are your options if you'd like to make your own kefir at home?
Kefir, the ancient probiotic drink, has numerous health benefits, from strengthening your immune system to fighting cholesterol. Could it also help you lose weight?