Denise Foley

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Make Your House Safe for Visiting Seniors

Give older guests the VIP treatment by ridding your home of tripping hazards and other dangers.


Harvesting the Health Benefits of Garlic

A half clove a day can keep the doctor — and Dracula — away.

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Trees You May Not Want in Your Yard

Think twice before planting pretty trees that also may be hazardous to your health or yard.

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Exercising While Sick: When Is it Okay?

It depends on your symptoms, the chances you'll make someone else sick and above all, your gut feelings.

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Is Burning Incense Bad for Your Health?

If you use incense a lot, you may want to cut back.

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Which Laser Eye Surgery Is Right For You?

Find out which options are best for which people.

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Is Loneliness the New Obesity?

Feeling alone may be as bad for your health as obesity, smoking and alcoholism.


5 Times Acupuncture Can Help Cure What Ails You

Neck pain? Fibromyalgia? Migraines? Find out what the science says.

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When to Harvest the Vegetables in Your Garden

Time it right for peak nutrition and food safety.

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Why You Need an Emergency Plan For Your Pet

In a disaster, your animal companions will need to rely on you to keep them safe. Are you prepared?

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6 Fresh Herbs for Better Health

Certain herbs can relax blood vessels, fight bacteria and even protect against cancer.

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Is Olive Oil Really King?

It’s healthy and versatile, but it does have some competition in the kitchen.

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The Other Tick-Borne Diseases You Need to Beware

Lyme disease isn’t the only nasty tick-borne disease around. Watch for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and others.

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How to Treat Bee Stings and Fire Ant Bites

A close encounter with a stinging insect can be painful — or worse. Here’s the buzz about treating and avoiding stings and bites.

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What to Do If Your Pet Has Fleas

This arsenal of flea fighters should take care of what’s bugging you both.