Hypertension can be managed with nutrition, exercise, and other lifestyle factors.
A new study explains why we tend to gain weight as we age, even if our caloric intake and exercise regimens remain unchanged.
If anxiety is at the root of your insomnia, says our expert, a weighted blanket may help.
A quiet epidemic of malnutrition has spread among the nation’s elderly, and Congress has only a few weeks to figure out how to respond.
A seventh-grade magazine project offers a reminder about the potential of creative experiences.
Do optimists live longer than pessimists? Maybe, but I’m not the only one arguing that a middle way may yield healthier benefits.
Traumatic stress can be debilitating and terrifying. Movement therapy — involving increasingly accessible, thoughtful approaches to exercise — offers new hope.
An old friend faces a future with Parkinson’s and an eventual move to an assisted-living facility that, barring an industry shift, will probably offer no medical care.
The debate over the future of fecal microbial transplants — and who will have access to them.
Learn what functional-medicine healthcare providers think of the latest blood-pressure guidelines — and how to manage your blood pressure wisely.
There are a lot of misconceptions about self-care. Our experts explain why it matters for all of us — and offer self-care tips.
Food poisoning can trigger irritable bowel syndrome. Here’s how — and what you can do about it.
Excessive nose picking and dry air can lead to a nosebleed, but so can high blood pressure and allergies. Here are some possible causes — and what you can do.
For this drug-averse geezer, recent research suggesting that long-term use of certain pharmaceuticals may contribute to dementia makes me even less likely to follow my doctor’s advice.
Here are some possible causes — and what you can do.
Do essential oils work? They’ve become a powerful wellness trend — but are essential oils a cure-all, a marketing scheme, or something in between?
Everything from allergies to stress to magnesium deficiency can cause eye twitches. Here are some possible causes — and what you can do.
Access to green space during childhood may lower the incidence of mental-health issues later on, according to a recent study.
Tingling in hands might be a sign of poorly controlled diabetes, vitamin deficiency, and even panic attacks. Here’s what you can do.
Fluctuating hormones, hypoglycemia, and spicy food can all lead to night sweats. Here are some possible causes — and what you can do.
At my age, I’m often at a loss when trying to retrieve some bit of information from my memory banks. A new study suggests brain games and other mentally stimulating activities may help — sort of.