Daily Archives: July 15, 2015

10 Signs You Really Need a Vacation

1 of 12 When to take a day off by Maria Masters You probably wouldn’t hesitate to call in sick if you had the flu. But would you take a day off when your stress levels have catapulted into the stratosphere? For many of us, the answer is no. In a 2011 survey of 1,546… Read More »

Gallbladder Problems: Everything You Need to Know

1 of 13 Gallbladder health by Catherine DiBenedetto Your gallbladder is like a little storage sac: It sits under your liver, collecting bile until the liquid is needed to help break down fats. After you eat fatty foods, your gallbladder contracts to pump bile into your small intestine for digestion. William Silverman, MD, a professor… Read More »

15 Weird Risk Factors for Kidney Stones

1 of 18 Can you prevent kidney stones? by Maria Masters Anyone who’s ever passed a kidney stone before has probably wondered how something so small (usually, anyway!) can cause so much pain. Unfair, we know. About 1 in 11 people will suffer from a kidney stone in their lifetime—and once you’ve already had one,… Read More »