Why Silicon Valley tech execs limit their own children’s screen time.
Intestinal organisms can be a trigger for troubling health issues. But new research finds they can also help the body heal, especially from autoimmune diseases.
How changing what’s on your plate can help heal the planet.
Cooking shows are a longtime fixture on television, but changes in viewing habits and technology may spell their demise. I’m OK with that.
Tending to your cardiovascular health may ward off dementia in seniors, a recent study says.
Are you chasing success at the expense of satisfaction? Here’s our take on balancing ambition, well-being, and life’s simple pleasures.
Author and minimalist Sarah Wilson shares how simplicity makes life sweeter and change easier.
New York Times best-selling author Geneen Roth offers touchstones for living messily and magnificently.
Why midlife fitness may reduce the risks of depression later in life.
The key, says former New York Times columnist Randy Cohen, is to never make it personal.
Why we should greet every medical breakthrough with skepticism.
For years, I thought I was in the vanguard of geezers refusing the Big Pharma solution. Turns out I’ve always had plenty of company.
Three ways to avoid sugar-laden probiotic foods.
How the sugar industry paid Harvard scientists to shift heart-disease blame to fat and cholesterol
Think you know what makes for a healthy heart? Think again. New research and progressive practitioners are looking beyond cholesterol for answers.
A new study suggests movement and meditation may conquer dementia and depression. My own experience suggests it promotes an odd sort of conviviality.
The vote on the GMO-labeling law revives congressional debate over mandatory federal standards.
New study shows dramatic improvement among obese children.
Life-changing, assumption-challenging takeaways from Ellen Langer’s classic studies on mindful aging.
After years of ignoring my hearing loss, I’ve finally been nudged to seek a solution.
How special interests concoct “grassroots” movements online, mobilizing mobs that help shape the public conversation about health.