Immune System

6 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

A strong immune system is essential for health — in the face of a pandemic or otherwise. Learn how to…

3 weeks ago

How Does Vitamin C Aid the Immune System?

Learn how this essential nutrient boosts immunity.

2 months ago

How Much Vitamin C Do I Need Daily?

The recommended intake might be different if you have a chronic illness or are a smoker.

2 months ago

What You Need to Know About Vitamin C

This essential nutrient supports nearly every aspect of health.

3 months ago

Could Masks Help Build Immunity?

It's all about the "viral inoculum theory," according to infectious-disease experts.

3 months ago

The Best Defense: Boost Your Immune System

Your immune system works to keep you healthy 24 hours a day. Here's how to help it operate at peak…

4 months ago

Does Exercise Boost the Immune System?

Exercise is an immune booster, but if you've been exposed to or are recovering from COVID-19, you might want to…

4 months ago

Why T Cells in Your Immune System May Be Your Strongest COVID-19 Defense

Coronavirus antibodies might not be long-lasting, but the latest research has found new hope for battling the virus — your…

4 months ago

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome

Why all those microorganisms — collectively known as the microbiome — play a critical role in supporting your health.

10 months ago

Why Are My Hands and Feet Always Cold?

Thyroid issues, vitamin deficiency, and even anxiety can contribute to cold hands and feet. Here are some possible causes —…

2 years ago

What You Need to Know About Histamine Intolerance

Understand the role of histamines in the body — and which foods to avoid if they’re causing problems.

2 years ago

Why Is the Appendix Important?

The appendix plays a key role in storing good bacteria and keeping our microbiome healthy.

2 years ago

The Parasite Paradox

Intestinal organisms can be a trigger for troubling health issues. But new research finds they can also help the body…

2 years ago

Meet Your New Organ — the Interstitium

The interstitium might be the reason some complementary-medicine techniques, such as acupuncture and myofascial-release therapy, work, says one researcher.

2 years ago

Anti-Anxiety Eating

These four nutritional strategies can help support a calmer state of mind.

3 years ago

The Big Picture: 5 Fundamentals of Lifetime Health

Discover what you can start doing now to prepare for your healthiest, most vibrant future.

5 years ago

Gut Check: How an Aging Digestive System Can Affect Your Health

A new study finds that the older your gut, the more inflammation you may have.

6 years ago

Stress Buster: Sara Gottfried, MD

Feeling tired but wired? Balance your hormones and you can balance your life, says Sara Gottfried, MD.

6 years ago

PUMPING IRONY: Granted Immunity

New research wants us to believe that popping a few pills will strengthen our immune system as we age, but…

6 years ago

PUMPING IRONY: Immunity and Exercise

Should I be exercising or taking it easy as I fight off this virus?

7 years ago

PUMPING IRONY: Sleep or Sweat?

Lately, I've been debating the value of sleep versus exercise -- and exercise is losing.

7 years ago