The American Medical Association's "disease" label appears to boost feelings of self-acceptance among obese people — but it may also undermine weight-loss efforts, a recent study suggests.
Pictures trump calorie-counting on TwoGrand, a recent addition to the bastion of food and exercise tracking apps.
A modern anecdote to encourage you to be aware of what's happening in your environment — and take action when needed.
Celebrating Mexico's unlikely victory in the 1862 Battle of Puebla has become an excuse to party north of the border. Planning a Cinco de Mayo get-together of your own? Don't miss our roundup of healthy Latin-inspired recipes.
Air pollution is now considered the world’s largest environmental health risk, taking the blame for an estimated seven million premature deaths in 2012, the World Health Organization said.
New research on mice provides clues to how excess body fat harms the human brain — and how exercise may help.
Compassion is a cornerstone of education at Atlanta's Dunbar Elementary School, a partner of the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation.
On Tuesday, March 22, we recognize the important role that water plays in the health of our planet and our bodies.
The New York Times bestselling author talks to us about her new book and why the health of our soil determines the health of our planet.
Can the increasing popularity of activity trackers and mobile apps alter the public’s approach to personal health and help foster habit change?