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Should I buy a home while still paying student loans?

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 12:55pm

Should you wait to buy a home until you can afford to put a 20 percent down payment or opt for a low down payment mortgage option?

How to help if you suspect someone is suicidal

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:58am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares tips on reaching out to someone you are worried about and talking openly about suicide.

Dermatologist tips for treating dry, cracked hands

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 8:31pm

Why is it that your skin gets so dry during the winter? And what can you do to treat the painful cracks that sometimes occur on your hands?

Make weight loss work for you

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 8:32pm

Are you frustrated with your weight loss progress? Do you feel like you're failing at your diet? Maybe the problem is in your diet. Here's why and how you can combat the common dieting problems.

6 discussion-worthy reads for your book club

Teri Harman, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 7:44pm

A new year calls for a fresh list of great books to get your book club reading, thinking and talking.

Recipe: Making nachos for a crowd

Tara Bench, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 3:27pm

Hot from the oven, yes, the oven! These nachos are crowd-pleasers for a Super Bowl party or hungry teens on the weekend. This time-saving, dare I say, life-changing method will make every gathering so much more delicious.

What is 'normal' eating?

Paige Smathers, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 8:31pm

When fad diets get all the press, it can be easy to lose sight of what "normal" eating really looks like.

New protein could help burn fat faster

Meera Senthilingam for CNN  |  Posted  Feb 1st - 10:16am

Research has shown that the fatter your body becomes, the harder it becomes to burn that excess fat. However, all is not lost: a recent study identified one of the proteins underlying this blockage of fat burn.

You can ease your nerves for a job interview or performance

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 1st - 6:58am

"Next week I have a job interview for my dream job and a big raise. But I'm so scared I won't get it. I'm sure my fear and insecurity is going to come through in the interview." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some tips for calming down and gaining confidence before a big interview, performance or game.

Is healthy eating truly a choice?

Stephanie Roque, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 8:31pm

A comprehensive, although certainly not all-inclusive, exploration of why we eat the way that we eat and what we can do, as consumers, moving forward to promote a healthier future.

For the world's most scrutinized body, Barbie has a new look

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 7:19pm

At 57, Barbie is getting a major makeover.

When trying to eat healthy, count on trouble

Erica Hansen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 26th - 8:31pm

When you set goals to eat better, does your busy schedule and unhelpful thoughts keep you from succeeding? Here's what to do the next time life gets in the way of your healthy eating plans.

How to raise confident kids

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 25th - 6:59am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives parents easy tips for raising children with good self-esteem.

Watching cute cat videos is instinctive and good for you — seriously

Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:29am

More than 219 million viewers have logged on to watch a 16-second clip of a sneezing baby panda scare it's mom. At a minimum, that's 58 million minutes, or 111 years, spent watching this viral sensation.

Study: Don't be swayed by independent restaurants when trying to cut calories

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:44pm

Non-chain restaurants are often seen as a healthier choice, even though — or perhaps because — the number of calories in their meals is a mystery. But a new study finds that these meals are generally just as calorie-rich as similar meals at chain restaurants.

Fitbit captures exact moment man's heart breaks

Lauren Said-Moorhouse for CNN  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:32pm

Wearables have become a popular way of tracking our daily workout, eating habits and sleep cycles. But for one man — it had an extra feature — it tracked the precise moment his heart broke.

How avoidance is killing your relationship

Anastasia Pollock, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:31pm

Avoidance is one of the biggest culprits in creating miserable relationships and breakups. Learn how to address avoidance before it kills your relationships.

CDC, ACP issue new guidelines on antibiotics

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:20am

With cold and flu season in full swing, chances are you've already paid a visit to the doctor once or twice.

How your smell can reveal if you're sick

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:33pm

Did you know you have an "odorprint"? The smells pouring out from various parts of the body are unique to an individual, made up of select compounds that vary dependent on age, diet, sex, metabolism... and health.

Orem dispatcher loses 147 pounds on A&E reality show

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:00pm

When Ray Stewart and his wife decided they wanted to adopt a child, he turned to the new TV show "Fit to Fat to Fit" to get in the right shape.