ritfuse / Shutterstock

15 Drugs We Didn’t Discover Were Harmful Until It Was Too Late

The scientific method is built on a foundation of trial and error. Scientists with fancy lab coats and even fancier Read More

Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com

17 Worst Pieces of Celebrity Health “Advice”

If you use Instagram, you’ve probably stumbled across the feed of some D-list celebrity trying to use endorsements to pay their bills, who clumsily incorporate ridiculous products like herbal supplements and waist trainers into their heavily Photoshopped photos.

Dragon Images / Shutterstock.com

17 Quack Cures Still Used Today

Modern medicine has come a long way since the days of bloodletting and leeching and continues to make incredible advancements every day. Despite the incredible array of effective treatments available to us, “quack cures” that aren’t supported by the scientific method are still commonly used.

JOE_StockShutter / Shutterstock.com

12 Surprising Facts About Aspirin

Although ancient history is often dry and not very relevant, it’s interesting that aspirin, chemically known as acetylsalicylic acid or ASA–by far the world’s best known and most popular drug–has been around a long, long time.

Annette Shaff / Shutterstock.com

20 Ways Your Pet Affects Your Health

Studies have shown that pet owners enjoy a wide variety of health benefits. In fact, a study at Cambridge University found that owning a pet produced improvements in general health in as little as one month.

Syda Productions / Shutterstock.com

Study Finds Magic Vitamin Can Halt Aging and Increase Lifespan

Civilization, art, language… searching for ways to transcend the natural order is, well… in our nature. Case in point: the endless, hapless, and exceedingly expensive quest for the fountain of youth. For centuries, our pursuit to defy father time has led us down a fascinating path.

Sherry Yates Young / Shutterstock.com

How Do Drugs Work?

You’re here for a reason. No, I don’t mean in the existential, “Why are we all here?” sense. I mean, you’ve traveled all the way from Log-in to Google to Healthversed (that’s if you haven’t made us your homepage yet) to learn about your body and what goes in to it.

FEATURE

Spray Sunscreen Safety: What You Need to Know

Every summer, leagues of families, beach bums and waterbugs flock to the shoreline to soak up the heat and the Read More

Air Images / Shutterstock.com

20 Health Innovations That Will Blow Your Mind

The ever-accelerating pace of technological innovation around the world continues to blow our minds. Nowhere is this truer than in the medical field, where things that were never thought possible are suddenly becoming realities!

feature

Supplement Safety: What’s Safe and What to Steer Clear Of

Shutterstock.com[content-ad-1] Supplements are products which may include vitamins, herbs or minerals. They can come in a variety of forms such Read More

mama_mia / Shutterstock.com

25 Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

When apple cider vinegar is mentioned, many people dream of deliciously sour, handmade pickles. While it’s super useful for pickling and canning, there are tons of other uses for this amazing liquid.

Feature

7 Ridiculous Health Myths People Still Believe

We’ve all received countless pieces of health advice. Some are too good to be true. Unfortunately, most of them are (especially the ones your grandmother told you)

featured-image

Top 9 Hangover-Busting Foods

Mornings are hard enough, and waking up with a pounding headache certainly doesn’t help. While there is no quick fix for a hangover or cure for the effect, we’ve got a couple tricks that’ll help.

How to Put Together the Perfect First-Aid Kit

Safety First: Everything You Need for the Perfect First-Aid Kit

A well-stocked first-aid kit is essential for responding effectively to common injuries and emergencies that happen near the home. Kits should be kept in an easily accessible spot that is out of the reach of young children.