Conventional wisdom suggests that my lazy brain offers few benefits, but Harvard researchers believe it may be the key to a long life.
Plant-based essential oils have long been used in the practice of aromatherapy to help address stress, pain, and other issues. Conventional medicine has begun to take notice.
Here are eight ways to balance your vagina’s pH level — and keep infection at bay.
The foods and beverages you shun when you’re sick can be just as important as those you eat.
Recent research suggests that frequent bouts of poverty prior to middle age may contribute to premature aging. If that’s the case, I should be sitting on death’s doorstep by now.
Here are some simple changes to reduce pollution exposure — and improve your lung health.
The alarming rise of drug-resistant superbugs in nursing homes is just another reason to do everything I can to maintain my good health and live out my days in my own home.
Integrative nutritionist Kathie Swift, RDN, MS, recommends the following supplements when fighting off a cold.
Why our fitness editor says mechanics, consistency, and intensity — in that order — are the keys to fitness progress.
Recent research suggests that all frail seniors need to do to boost their strength — and maybe even reduce their waistlines — is to have the right combination of bacteria in their guts. I’d rather lift weights.
Conquer a cold by eating wisely. Here are several foods that make you feel better.
Learn how to cultivate a more optimistic mindset so you can enjoy your life now — and well into the future.
Our lungs are essential to life — and our immunity. Learn what you can do to support them in the face of increasing air pollution — plus, lung-healing foods.
New guidelines seeking to address the healthcare industry’s overtreatment of elderly diabetics may encounter a skeptical audience: elderly diabetics.
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.