A new study suggests that my aversion to social media could shorten my lifespan.
What researchers are discovering to help explain how acupuncture works in the body.
Medical information on the Internet can easily create confusion and anxiety. Here’s how to be a calm consumer of online health advice.
Two new studies suggest that even a leisurely embrace of bicycling can prevent heart attacks.
The life-extension industry spews forth hyperbole at a pace that would make WikiLeaks blush. Take it all with a grain of salt.
The time you spend staring at your screen is taxing for your eyes. Here's how you can take the edge off.
Many people are turning to this ancient practice for relief from acute pain and chronic symptoms. Here’s why it works.
Key insights from a legendary Zen Buddhist master on how cultivating silence creates a joyful, nourishing life.
Researchers have developed guidelines to determine whether elderly patients are strong enough to recover from surgery.
New study suggests that rigorous training may prevent neurodegenerative diseases.
What my grandfather is teaching me about graceful exits.
Women taking oral contraceptives suffer a higher incidence of depression, a new study finds.
My aging brain may not be completely processing the details of my son’s wedding planning, but at least I have an excuse.
Ever-earlier sunsets and longer nights signal that winter is coming. Learn how to adjust your mindset to make the best of it.
Expert tips to improve your heart health and reduce your risk of arrhythmias.
These simple-to-make baked goods from Elana's Pantry deliver on flavor and whole-food goodness.
In a world obsessed with speed and rife with distractions, there are few things that feel better than sitting still, paying attention — and going nowhere. A celebrated travel writer explains how to get there.
For decades we’ve been told that endurance exercise is good for the heart. But as more endurance athletes are diagnosed with heart issues, they are learning the hard way that more isn’t always better.
Teen chef Haile Thomas shares her recipe for getting kids to eat their veggies.
Rich in vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, protein, and fiber, seaweed is considered by many to be a superfood. Here are five varieties to look for in your local natural-food store.
Some healthcare facilities are finding that integrative pain-relief methods could offer a suitable alternative to opioids.