That time of year is here again: the time when everybody all at once decides to migrate their sweaty, coughy, runny-nosey bodies to the gym. The convergence of flu season and New Year’s Resolutions is always a good time.
This year’s flu seems
We’ve been worried for a long time that all this sitting is making us fatter. But now researchers have added a new twist to our fears: too much chair time is actually making our brains thinner.
In a new study, researchers have found that the bra
We’ve been over this before: one of the best things you can do for your health is to exercise regularly. No matter your age, exercise keeps you more vibrant and less prone to illness. Exercise makes you happier, stronger, more energetic, mentally s
There’s plenty of talk lately about the benefits of CBD (formally known as cannabidiol) as a wonder drug with a myriad of applications. After gaining prominence for its effectiveness at combatting epileptic seizures among children, CBD has been pro
First the good news: Scientists have identified five healthy habits that, taken together, could add a dozen or more years to your life. And now the bad news: These are the same old habits we’ve all heard about a thousand times, so there are no fanc
Life just wouldn’t be the same without our bones. For one thing, we’d all be lying around like jellyfish on a beach. We’re just no good without that internal support system that keeps our muscles and internal organs anchored in place. With that
Opioid addiction has been prominent in the news in recent years for reasons political, economic, and, for far too many Americans, personal.
With “pain” recorded as the most common reason we access the health care system—affecting more of us
The fight against cancer has some good news today, with a new report revealing that simple lifestyle changes are effective in preventing nearly half of all cancer-related deaths.
We already know that certain lifestyle indicators—such as cigarett
A rush of recent news headlines has suggested that weight gain is “contagious.” Based on a study of military families published in late January, these headlines are both true and somewhat misleading without a closer read.
The study, which exa
Concerns about dementia are on the rise as our population ages. How do we prevent it? How do we cure it? How do we accommodate people who have it?
We will likely be seeking answers to these questions for many years to come, and judging by a recent