recent on-air advertisers

Now Playing

B98.5FM
80s 90s & ...
Listen Live

Health News

100 items
Results 1 - 20 of 100next >

Once-Daily Ivermectin Is a Safe Rosacea Treatment

Once-Daily Ivermectin Is a Safe Rosacea TreatmentMedscape Medical News By Lara C. Pullen, PhD Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD More from WebMD Drug Restores Hair in Alopecia Patients: FAQMany Unregulated Tanning Salons Would Admit KidsFire Risk Spurs Banana Boat Spray Sunscreen RecallSmoking, Ink Color Affect Laser Tattoo RemovalApril 1, ...

The Perfect Green Juice

One of the most common questions I’m asked is whether or not a juicer is really necessary to make green juice. But not everyone has space in their kitchens for dozens of gadgets, which is why I’m pleased to report that you don’t have to have a juicer for this ...

In this March 5, 2015, file photo, Japan's Misao Okawa who is recognized as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records, eats cake, helped by her nursing home staff member, during her 117th birthday celebration event at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan. Okawa died April 1, 2015, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.

Misao Okawa, world's oldest person, dies at 117

Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person, died Wednesday of heart failure, The Associated Press reports. She was 117. Okawa, a resident of Osaka, Japan, was born in 1898 and just celebrated her birthday March 5.  When asked about the key to her long life earlier this month, Okawa said, "I wonder ...

We Tried It: Naked Yoga [Photos]

Here at Greatist, we pride ourselves on staying on top of all the latest fitness trends. So when the opportunity came up to try a naked yoga class, we didn't shy away. But we also didn't share the photos—until now. Scroll through for an up-close-and-personal look at our experience baring ...

How to Pick, Peel, and Slice the Perfect Avocado

Our love of avocados runs deep. And really, how could it not? They’re the creaminess in our smoothie, the buttery topping on our toast, and the guac-y goodness on our tacos. And that’s just the tip of the corn chip when it comes to their uses: We found 39 delicious ...

No-Bake Chocolate Cashew Protein Bars

With all of the protein bars on the market today, it's easy to spend way too much time reading looooong ingredients lists, trying to find the best one for you. Rather than sweating the decision (and forking over serious cash), make these delicious bites at home. With only nine recognizable ...

How to Eat Literally Anything You Want and NEVER Gain Weight

Sure kale is great, but have you seen cheese fries? It’s this thought that left us wondering: Why can’t we make healthy, low-cal snacks out of our favorite junk foods? Many of your favorite chain restaurants and fast food spots have items on their menu that are less than 100 ...

Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday, April 1st

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video demos of each movement, follow the links below the graphic. Be sure to note the results of your workout so you can track your progress as ...

Depression in Men: Why It's Different

For many years, mental health professionals viewed depression as primarily a women’s disease. Of the 11 million Americans diagnosed with clinical depression every year, less than 1 in 10 were men; and an even larger percentage of people actively seeking treatment for this problem were women. Likewise, the majority of ...

Allergy-Proofing Your Home

Allergic reactions to everyday substance in the home can make life uncomfortable, no matter how much medication you take. Avoiding known allergens and making your home as allergen-free as possible can help minimize your symptoms and increase your quality of life. While no home can ever be 100% allergen-free, with ...

6 Ways to Prevent Snoring

Snoring—that loud, hoarse breathing during sleep—is a nuisance, whether it affects you personally or the person you share a bed with. And that's a lot of people, since 37 million people are consistent snorers, according to the National Sleep Foundation. The sound originates in the very back of the mouth, ...

4 Easy Ways to Assess Your Well-Being

You're committed to a healthy lifestyle. You hit the gym every day when they open their doors, ditch soda for water, and brought healthy fruits and vegetables back to the center of your plate. Then you step on the scale, only to find that you haven't lost a single pound ...

FAQ: Hormonal Therapy for Menopause

FAQ: Hormone Therapy for MenopauseWebMD Health News By Kelli Miller Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH More from WebMD HRT for Menopause Symptoms: Timing Is EverythingFDA Panel Nixes 2 Nonhormonal Meds for Hot FlashesHot Flashes Can Affect Work and HealthSoy Might Not Prevent Hot FlashesMarch 31, 2015 -- If you're ...

Undoing Autism One Toy at a Time

Undoing Autism One Toy at a TimeWebMD Health News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD More from WebMD FDA OKs Test for Dengue FeverSnow Shoveling Injures Thousands Each YearVitamin D Pills Cut Bone Fracture RiskFDA OKs Drug for Paget's Disease of the BoneMarch 30, 2015 -- The ...

David Beckham's New Underwear Ad Is Unlike Any Other We’ve Seen Before

We’ve spent more time than we probably want to admit gawking at David Beckham underwear ads—the soft mood lighting, his sultry gaze, and yes, that chiseled, tattooed body. But he showed us he doesn’t take himself too seriously, and he realizes that these advertisements promote an unrealistic body image. When ...

Join Greatist's 30-Day Challenge to Radically Reduce Waste!

Ever smell milk or look at an old loaf of bread and question whether it’s still good (or just nontoxic)? Wonder what to do with those extra brown bananas or that last bit of red wine? This month’s challenge is for you (that's right, you!). There are so many easy ...

New research says Anne Frank likely died a month earlier

Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honors her memory said Tuesday on the 70th anniversary of the officially recognized date of her death. Anne likely died, aged 15, at Bergen-Belsen camp ...

When Seeking Self-Confidence Can Actually Be a Bad Thing

Enhancing our self-esteem seems like is a positive pursuit. After all, a sturdy sense of self-worth has the potential to buffer us from depression and anxiety, make us more confident when approaching people we think might reject us, and keep us from abusing drugs and alcohol 1. Yet the pains ...

41 Paleo Breakfasts That Aren't Eggs

Sneaking in a nutritious breakfast can be hard for just about anyone. And for those sticking to a Paleo diet, the morning meal might seem even more daunting. Eggs are always an option, but going through multiple cartons per week gets old fast. Besides, no one should have to give ...

In Pursuit Of Patient Satisfaction, Hospitals Update The Hated Hospital Gown

Whether a patient is in the hospital for an organ transplant, an appendectomy or to have a baby, one complaint is common: the gown. You know the one. It might as well have been stitched together with paper towels and duct tape, and it usually leaves the wearer’s behind hanging ...

100 items
Results 1 - 20 of 100next >