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Learn from the experts at Harvard Medical School, courtesy of HelpGuide’s collaboration with Harvard Health Publishing. Explore exclusive excerpts adapted from Harvard’s Special Health Reports and select Harvard Health books.
Is My (or My Loved One's) Drinking a Problem?
Autism Behavior Problems
What’s triggering your child’s outbursts?
Benefits of Mindfulness
Practices for improving emotional and physical well-being
Compulsive Gambling and Anxiety
Self-Help Exercises for Anxiety to Relieve the Gambling Urge
New insights into how addiction hijacks the brain
How to Build an Exercise Plan
A guide to getting started and developing a balanced plan
How Excess Weight Affects Your Health
Understanding the increased risks to your health
Medical Causes of Sleep Problems
There may be a medical reason for your sleepless nights
Tips for treatment and recovery
Recognizing Alzheimer’s Disease
Early warning signs and diagnosis
Coping with a loved one’s terminal illness
The Science of Sleep
Circadian rhythms, sleep stages, and sleep architecture
Stress and Your Health
How stress management helps fight disease
Tips to Improve Your Sex Life
How to enjoy more fulfilling sex
Vitamins and Minerals
Are you getting what you need?
Walking for Health
How to reap the health benefits of walking
What’s Causing Your Memory Loss?
It’s Not Necessarily Alzheimer’s
When a Loved One is Terminally Ill
Talking about death and making end-of-life decisions
Stress Relief Guide
Quick tips for when you’re short on time
Women and Alcohol
The hidden risks of drinking
Last updated: October 7, 2022