Health & Fitness | Health News

Should You Take a Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Vigorous Activity During Childhood Cuts Heart Disease Risk Later In Life - Study Finds

There are plenty of immediate and short-term benefits for children who regularly play sports, but a recent study shows that physically fit children may have the healthiest hearts during their adult years. 

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Yogurts deceptively high in sugar, study finds

Most yogurts have deceptively high levels of sugar, with organic yogurts among the worst offenders, a new study warned.

Health & Fitness | Health

Faster. Slower. How We Walk Depends on Who We Walk With, and Where We Live. - The New York Times

Men tend to walk differently with other men than with women. And Americans walk faster with children, whereas Ugandans move more leisurely.

News | Interesting Links

Life Begins at Conception | American Center for Law and Justice

It’s a major development in the fight for unborn babies. Finally – for the first time ever – the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has made it...

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

First PTSD Study During Warfare By Israeli Researchers Provides Early Symptom Indicators | Health News

Joint research by the University of Haifa and Natal during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 looked at reactions and experiences as the conflict unfolded.

Health & Fitness | Health

Osteoporosis: Effects of Bone Fractures

When you have osteoporosis, the effects of a bone fracture go beyond the initial pain and discomfort. Learn about the most common fractures and how they might affect your life.

Health & Fitness | Health

All About Menopause and Perimenopause With Pictures

Menopause affects every woman in time, and although it's not a disease, menopause can have a big effect on a woman's health. Learn about the causes, side effects, treatments, and complications of menopause.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

7 Health Benefits of Ginger

What is ginger good for? There are many benefits of ginger including fighting nausea and helping muscle pain.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Common Chemicals In Beauty Products Alter Women's Hormone Levels - Study Finds

FAIRFAX, Va. — Women who go heavy on the makeup may want to consider going for a more natural look. A new study finds that chemicals found in many beauty products are linked to changes in hormones. Researchers from George Mason University urge women to

Health & Fitness | Health

Having sex once a week can make you feel 15 years younger, study shows

Neo G, an orthopaedic support firm, also found that petting animals, going on holiday and spending time with your partner also helps shave off the years

Health & Fitness | Health

Digestive System: All About Your Stomach, Gallbladder, and More

Do you know how your digestive system works? Test your knowledge with WebMD.

Health & Fitness | Health

Why You Should Be Wary of Prescription Drug Ads on TV | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Plastics Used to Store Your Food Might Decrease Fertility

Though research done on humans is limited (and hard to draw conclusions from), what exists does suggest that plastics used to store and serve our food and drinks are having a negative impact on our health.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Choosing a Bed | Gokhale Method Institute

Students often ask me if there is a particular mattress that is in line with the Gokhale Method. While I do have a few suggestions, the most important part of lying down is how you do it. Stretchlying on your back or side to put some extra length in your

Health & Fitness | Health

Fox News - Breaking News Updates | Latest News Headlines | Photos & News Videos

Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from FOXNews.com. Breaking news and video. Latest Current News: U.S., World, Entertainment, Health, Business, Technology, Politics, Sports.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Superbugs jumping frequently between humans and animals

MRSA staphylococcus is an example of a superbug. These bacterial strains are resistant to most antibiotics and can cause serious infections.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Reiki to Ease Pain: What Should I Know?

People around the world have been helped by Reiki, but a lot is still unknown. WebMD explains what we do know about this Japanese folk treatment and how it may help you.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Management of Osteoarthritis with Avocado/Soybean Unsaponifiables

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a painful and life-altering disease that severely limits the daily activities of millions of Americans, and it is one of the most common causes of disability in the world. With obesity on the rise and the world’s population ...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Finding Purpose at an Internship While Living With Lyme Disease | The Mighty

Leah Oren explains how an internship with Suffering the Silence gave her purpose while living with Lyme disease.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Debunking Sleep Myths: Is the Only Symptom of Insomnia Having Trouble Falling Asleep? - National Sleep Foundation

The causes of insomnia are vast and varied. Check out what might be behind the sleepless nights at your house.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

The New Old Age | The Walrus

Longevity is now our reality. Are we ready for it?

Health & Fitness | Health

A short history of terrible diets — Quartzy

“The way we approach nutrition and dieting changes every five years,” says Sydnee McElroy, a family doctor practicing in Huntington, West Virginia, and co-author, with her spouse Justin, of the forthcoming book Sawbones: The Horrifying, Hilarious Road to Modern Medicine.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Study: Sleeping Longer Can Lead To A Healthier Diet - Study Finds

In case you needed a reason to stay in bed more, a new study finds that sleeping longer may lead you to being a better eater.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

The Healthy And Wealthy Track Sleep Habits The Most In The U.S., Study Finds - Study Finds

NEW YORK — Looking to adopt the habits of the well-to-do? You may want to think about paying more attention to your sleep. People who use smartphone apps to track and monitor their sleep habits tend to be wealthier and report themselves as healthier tha

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Curcumin, Commonly Found In Indian Food, Improves Memory, Mood, Attention - Study Finds

Curcumin, an ingredient found in many common Indian spices, such as curry, has been found to improve the mood and memory of people with mild, age-related memory loss, according to research by scientists at UCLA.

Food & Drink | Food

14 Foods With More Vitamin C Than an Orange

When you think vitamin C, you inevitably think oranges. But what if we told you that this fruit is just kind of meh in the C department compared to some other produce picks?

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm | Science | Smithsonian

Seminal research reveals that sperm change their cargo as they travel the reproductive tract—and the differences can have consequences for fertility

Health & Fitness | Health

New technique could see humans live to 150 and regrow organs ‘for the price of a coffee a day’  | Daily Mail Online

An extraordinary new anti-ageing technique being developed by Australian researchers could see humans live to 150 and regrow their organs by 2020 - costing as much as a cup of coffee each day.

News | Animal Links

How do cats contribute to your health and well-being?

Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?

Health & Fitness | Health

Quiz: What Is Mindfulness?

How much do you know about mindfulness? Test your knowledge of this practice that connects your body and mind.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Study Finds Simple Solution For Spinal Cord Injury Recovery | Health News

Tel Aviv University researchers say a simple enzyme injected into mouse models soon after a spinal cord injury shortened recovery time and decreased symptoms.

Health & Fitness | Health News & Tips

Exactly How Unhealthy Pumpkin Spice Lattes Really Are | MyDomaine

Find out just how healthy your seasonal pumpkin spice latte really is. Read on for all the nutritional information you need to know before indulging.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

The Ultimate Guide to Different Pull-Up Bar Types

Calisthenics 101's guide to the different types of pull-up bars available and the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

Health & Fitness | Health

98.6 Degrees Is A Normal Body Temperature, Right? Not Quite | WIRED

Fever is a more flexible concept than people assume, as new crowdsourced data helps show.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

I’m surprised how happy I am after giving up alcohol | Catherine Gray | Opinion

Now that I’m teetotal, my family and friends like me a lot more, says the author Catherine Gray

Health & Fitness | Health

Did you get whooping cough vaccine? Don't assume you're protected

Decatur teen's experience with whooping cough illustrates resurgence of that disease in U.S.

Health & Fitness | Health

Fatal heart attacks could be predicted years in advance

A new method of reading routine heart scans that can pinpoint those most at risk proved successful in its first major trial.

Health & Fitness | Health

It's not 'meat' in Missouri unless it comes from an animal

Meat must come from animals, not plants or labs, according to the new law.

Psychology | Personality

Smile! Happiness After 60 Key To Living Longer, Study Claims

Happiness could be the key to a longer life, a new study finds. Researchers from the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore found that the happier a person is, the more likely they'll enjoy a greater lifespan.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Taking Care Of Your Teeth May Help Prevent Cancer - Study Finds

Oral health might play an important role in preventing cancer, two recent studies suggest.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Listening to yoga music before bed could prevent deadly heart attacks | Daily Mail Online

Researchers from Sunil Memorial Superspeciality Hospital, Jaipur, India, found that hearing soothing, meditative tunes just before a person nods off increases their heart rate variability.

Health & Fitness | Health

Mosquito Repellents That Work Explained With Pictures

Mosquito bites are itchy, annoying, and can even make you sick. Find out what works (and what doesn't) to protect you from these blood-sucking bugs.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Health Coaching Might Sound ‘New Age’, but It Could Help You Reach Old Age

There are two ways of tackling chronic lifestyle diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes: discover new drugs and treatments or persuade people to make positive lifestyle changes to avoid developing them in the first place. Health coaching is

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How to Eat Healthy in College with Food Allergies| Vitacost Blog

Heading off to college? If you have food allergies, check out this healthy eating guide for tips on who to talk to, what emergency snacks to pack and more.

Health & Fitness | Health

Germs Slideshow: Dirty Public Places

A lot of public places have more germs than a toilet seat. WebMD shows you where the bacteria and viruses lurk, from playgrounds to elevators to hotel rooms.

Health & Fitness | Health

New cervical cancer guidelines start making Pap smears obsolete

New USPSTF recommendations say most women can get an HPV test instead of a Pap smear to check for cervical cancer risk, and can wait five years between tests.

Health & Fitness | Health

Sex and Aging Quiz: Beyond Menopause and Erectile Dysfunction

Take this WebMD quiz to see how much you know about aging and sexual activity.

Health & Fitness | Health

L-citrulline: Uses and Risks

WebMD explains the uses and risks of the supplement L-citrulline.

Health & Fitness | Health

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.

Science & Technology | Science

A Gut--and Liver--Check to Get a Bead on Alzheimer's - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Health & Fitness | Health

All About Honey

Honey’s been used to heal wounds, ease allergies and sweeten things up for centuries. What is it? Where does it get these special powers, and can it really do everything it gets credit for?

Health & Fitness | Health

Slideshow: Kids’ School Lunches: Tips, Meal Ideas, and More

You want your child’s school lunch to taste great and give them all the energy and nutrients they need for a super school day -- without a lot of effort. It can be simple! WebMD shows you how.

Health & Fitness | Health

Is Red Rice Yeast A Good Statin Alternative For High LDL Cholesterol Levels? - DrWeil.com

This tip is brought to you courtesy of the Weil Vitamin Advisor - visit today for your completely free, personalized recommendation of vitamins and

Health & Fitness | Health

E-cigarettes can damage DNA

The popularity of electronic cigarettes continues to grow worldwide, as many people view them as a safer alternative to smoking. But the long-term effects of e-cigarette usage, commonly called "vaping," are unknown. Today, researchers report tha

Health & Fitness | Health

Doctor’s orders: Let children just play | National | bakersfield.com

Imagine a drug that could enhance a child’s creativity, critical thinking and resilience. Imagine that this drug were simple to make, safe to take, and could be had for free.

Health & Fitness | Health

The doctor is out? Why physicians are leaving their practices to pursue other careers

Why are so many experienced doctors leaving the field — and why are more medical students choosing not to follow a career in medicine after they graduate?

Health & Fitness | Health

Common Foot Problem Pictures: Corns, Callouses, Blisters, Bunions, and More

Learn to spot bunions, corns, athlete's foot, plantar warts, and other common foot problems in this WebMD slideshow -- and learn what treatments may help these conditions.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Sudden Health Problems After 50

After you hit 50, those aches and pains can suddenly turn serious. Here are a few things to watch out for in middle age.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Vitamin D, the Sunshine Supplement, Has Shadowy Money Behind It

The doctor most responsible for creating a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry.

Health & Fitness | Health

Uncommon and Common Food-Poisoning Dangers in Pictures

WebMD's pictures show the most common culprits in food poisoning, symptoms to look for, possible complications, and how to keep your food safe.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: What Are Personality Disorders?

What does it feel like to have a personality disorder? It can be confusing and upsetting to do everyday things like going to the store or asking for a favor. Find out if you have signs of these conditions and what to do if you think you might have one.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Urban Green Spaces And Gardens Linked To Improved Mood : Shots - Health News : NPR

When researchers cleaned up vacant lots and planted grass and trees in poor neighborhoods in Philadelphia, residents' mental health improved.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Things That Can Affect Your Medication

You’ve been to the doctor, picked up your prescription, and are taking your medicine as directed. But if it’s not working like it should, check out these things you eat and drink that can change the way some medications work.

Health & Fitness | Health

Glyphosate, weed-killing Roundup chemical linked to cancer, found in children's breakfast foods - CBS News

31 out of 45 tested products had glyphosate levels higher than what some scientists consider safe for children

Health & Fitness | Health

57K Un-Vaccinated Kids Could Cause Texas Measles Outbreak, Says Physician

Up to 57,000 children whose parents who opted out of school vaccinations could fuel an outbreak of measles in Texas.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Forgetfulness -- Dementia Symptoms or Normal?

It’s not unusual to have a few “senior moments” as you get older. But how do you know when to be concerned?

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Dark Chocolate A 'Superfood' That Deliciously Boosts Mood, Memory, Immunity - Study Finds

If you love dark chocolate, you'll be happy to know that it is much more than a sweet treat. Researchers say it may even qualify as a "superfood."

Health & Fitness | Sleep

How to Stop Worrying and Fall Asleep Faster

New research says that mindfulness therapy, which focuses on helping people get over their anxieties about not falling asleep, may be an effective treatment for insomnia.

Health & Fitness | Health

Cancer Symptoms: Skin Spots, Weight Loss, Fatigue, and More

From lumps and redness to weight loss and fatigue, WebMD shows you possible cancer symptoms, what these signs might mean, and when it could be time to call your doctor.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures of What Your Nails Say About Your Health: Ridges, Spots, Lines, Bumps, and More

Subtle changes in the color or texture of your nails may be a sign of disease elsewhere in the body. WebMD shows you what secrets might be hiding at your fingertips.

Health & Fitness | Health

Lax Oversight Leaves Surgery Center Regulators And Patients In The Dark | Kaiser Health News

A Kaiser Health News and USA Today Network investigation finds that a hodgepodge of state rules governing outpatient centers allow some deaths and serious injuries to go unexamined. And no rule stops a doctor exiled by a hospital for misconduct from openi

Health & Fitness | News Items

FACT CHECK: Is the EPA Allowing for the Approval of New Asbestos-Containing Products?

The Environmental Protection Agency will be allowing for potential new uses of asbestos, while limiting the scope of studies that assess its risk.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

95-Year Stanford Study Reveals Secret to Living Longer, More Fulfilling Life

This Stanford study by Lewis Terman shows us that living longer is related to pursuing life goals and focusing on achievements, not being stress free.

News | Animal Links

Survey: Pet Owners Happier, Wealthier, More Fit Than Non-Owners - Study Finds

If you think pets are the pits, you may not be living to your potential. A new survey finds that people who own pets are happier, earn more money, and exercise more frequently than those who don't.

Health & Fitness | Health

New research shows blue light from electronics leading to blindn - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Our cell phones are practically connected to us. Now, scientists at the University of Toledo say the blue light that comes from electronics is doing permanent damage to our vision. 

Health & Fitness | Health News

Making Flat Feet Into Arched Feet

Growing up as Esther’s third child, I was lucky to have been brought up with my posture (almost entirely) intact. The weak spot was my feet. Despite Esther’s encouragement (and sometimes nagging) to wear healthy shoes and sandals, I was pulled by the

Health & Fitness | Health News

Does Full-Fat Dairy Promote Heart Disease? Research Says No

Saturated fats do not clog your arteries; on the contrary, these fats are important for optimal health, and actually combat many of today's chronic diseases.

Health & Fitness | Health

Video on Hidden Triggers of Asthma

Dust and pets are common allergens, but what not-so-obvious triggers are making it hard to breathe?

Health & Fitness | Health

Lyme disease now found in all 50 states - SFGate

If you thought you were safe from Lyme disease because you don't live in New England, where the tick-borne illness first appeared, think again.

Health & Fitness | Health

8 Reasons to Take Probiotics

Your body is home to trillions of microorganisms—known collectively as the microbiome—that outnumber...

Health & Fitness | Health News

'You’ve had what we call a cosmic orgasm': the rise of conscious breathing

You do it more than 23,000 times a day, but are you breathing properly? From a rebirthing session to holotropic breathwork, Richard Godwin inhales the latest wellness craze

Health & Fitness | Health

7 Tips to Soothe Your Dry, Itchy Skin

Common household products can strip your skin of moisture and cause dry, itchy skin. WebMD offers simple tips that can help soothe your dry skin.

Health & Fitness | Health

Is Detoxing In A Mud Bath Helpful Or Harmful? - DrWeil.com

Mud baths are an acquired taste, but they can be healthy and therapeutic. Researchers have found that the application of warm mud - as opposed to cosmetic

Health & Fitness | Health

In silly San Francisco disease-ridden needles are A-OK but a plastic cocktail stirrer will soon be illegal | Fox News

Liberal San Francisco is starting to pay dearly for its embrace of drug culture and an out-of-control homeless crisis.

Health & Fitness | Health

Slideshow: Get a Good Night's Sleep -- Tips for Better Sleep

See how to get better sleep with tips about diet, exercise, scheduling, and more with this WebMD slideshow.

Health & Fitness | Health

What Your Nose Says About Health Explained with Pictures

Do you smell something no one else does? Is it hard to breathe? Different conditions affect smell and breathing. Learn what your nose says about health.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

6 ways to use your mind to control pain - Harvard Health

Mind-body techniques can help reduce the need for pain medication. Techniques include deep breathing, eliciting the relaxation response, meditation with guided imagery, mindfulness, yoga and tai chi, and positive thinking.

Health & Fitness | Health

C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Test: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

A c-reactive protein test checks for inflammation in the body. Inflammation can be caused by infection, injury, or chronic disease. Learn more.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: 12 Foods That Leave You Hungry

Ever notice that some foods just don’t satisfy your hunger very well? Or for very long? Find out more about why this happens.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

4 Hazards of Foxtails for Pets

At first glance foxtails, referred to in some regions as cheat grass, seem innocent enough. But beyond that innocent exterior lurks a menace that can easily wreak havoc on your dog or cat’s health. Dogs that come into contact with foxtails stand a good

Health & Fitness | Health

13 Eye Conditions That Could Indicate Potential Eye Health Warning Signs

Will your eye condition clear up, or is it a warning sign of a critical eye health issue? Learn about common eye symptoms, what they could mean, what you can do about them, and when to see your eye doctor.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Is Hormonal Imbalance Making You Crazy, Moody Or Overweight? | Psychology Today

Symptoms of hormonal imbalance include: fatigue, mood instability, weight gain, foggy brain/memory loss, adult acne, hair loss/facial hair, lower sex drive and/or extreme PMS.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use May Lead To Serious Memory Impairments - Study Finds

A new study finds that long-term use of cannabis or cannabis-based drugs disturbs areas of the brain that control memory, causing "significant impairments."

Health & Fitness | Health

Worst Shoes for Your Foot Health and Beauty With Pictures

Stilettos, platforms, or flip-flops. … Which are the worst for your feet? This WebMD slideshow examines the hottest styles and shows how damage and foot pain can happen.

Health & Fitness | Health

Report: US Therapists See Increase in Patients With 'Trump Anxiety Disorder' | Fox News Insider

Therapists say there's been a rise in anxiety stemming from the country's politics, and it is being called "Trump Anxiety Disorder."

Health & Fitness | Health

Study: 4 In 10 Men Have Experienced 'Inexplicable Sadness' After Sex - Study Finds

Having sex may feel like a badge of honor for many men, but for others, it's an act that, once finished, brings about intense feelings of sadness thanks to a condition known as PCD.

Health & Fitness | Health

Loneliness kills: A new public health crisis (and what we can do about it) | TheHill

Bill Frist and Donato Tramuto note studies show social isolation is a health hazard at least as significant as smoking and suggest medical interventions and policy changes to reverse the trend.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Sleep Quantity vs. Sleep Quality

Logging major hours of sleep each night but still feeling exhausted? You may need to focus on quality, not quantity.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Fall Asleep Fast

Tired of tossing and turning? Follow these four easy strategies to help you fall asleep faster.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Can Bad Air Cause Anxiety? - Ask Dr. Weil

I've heard that air pollution can lead to anxiety. Could this be true? I also understand that pollution can lead to stroke. If true, this is pretty bad news for those of us who breathe bad air daily.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Using an Alarm Clock, Alarmed in the A.M.

An alarm clock does just what its name suggests - it alarms us, every morning. That can't be healthy. Is there an alternative?

Politics | Politics

Rapidly Growing Healthcare Solution Keeps Government Out of Medical Costs | Breitbart

The following post is sponsored by Liberty HealthShare. The story of one of today’s most rapidly growing healthcare solutions dates back to the early | Medicine

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How Air Pollution Causes Diabetes - The Atlantic

A massive study solidifies the link between particulates from cars and diabetes.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Why Is My Stomach Bloated? 15 Causes of Abdominal Bloating

You know the feeling: Your pants feel a bit tight, your belly feels a little too full -- your face might even be a bit puffy. You’re bloated. Find out why it happens and what you can do about it.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Aching Feet? Try This! - Dr. Weil's Weekend Tip

Give your feet a break with this four-step foot massage recommended by the American Massage Therapy Association. You can do it by yourself or with the help

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Stress May Be Just As Bad For Your Body As Junk Food, Study Finds

We know that stress is bad for the brain, but now a new study finds that it also may be just as unhealthy for the body as a poor diet, especially in women.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study on the Gut-Brain Connection Will Help Guide Therapies in Neurologic Diseases

New findings about how the gut impacts central nervous system resident cells in the brain will play a huge role in the advancement of therapies.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Recurring Nightmares Are 'Leftovers' From Unresolved Frustrations, Study Finds - Study Finds

A recent study finds that recurring nightmares may occur more often when we're facing challenges in real life.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

A Blessed Life: Religious People Live Longer Than Secular Individuals, Study Finds - Study Finds

Churchgoing may be on the decline, but lapsed congregants have new reason to attend services. That's because religious affiliation can increase lifespan by a handful of years, new research shows.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Serotonin enhances learning, not just mood

Serotonin levels have been linked to the regulation of mood and sexual function. Emerging research now reveals more about its role in learning processes.

Health & Fitness | Health

An Aspirin A Day? Not So Fast

Daily, low-dose aspirin has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks and several types of cancer. Now, though, a new study shows that a one-dose-fits-all regimen doesn't work for everyone. People who weigh over 70 kg (154 lbs) should reconsider thei

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Are You Eating Farmed Fish? 5 Reasons To Rethink That - DrWeil.com

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. For more nutrition and health guidance, start your 14-d

Health & Fitness | HEALTH

Should You Cut Out Fruit If You’re Trying to Lose Weight?

Here’s the truth about the Mother Nature’s sweet stuff and your waistline

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

life energy and momentum |

Pain and illness can be released from the body without medication or surgery. Dr. Matthew Norton, America’s Holistic Doctor, reveals the breakthrough approach that changes lives for better.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel leading charge toward the next health frontier: Personalized medicine | The Times of Israel

With its variety of homogeneous populations and tech background, the Startup Nation can be a key player in the medicine of the future, says Prof. Shulamit Michaeli

News | Interesting Stories

Swift Gene-Editing Method May Revolutionize Treatments for Cancer and Infectious Diseases - The New York Times

Scientists report that they have discovered a way to tweak genes in the body’s immune cells by using electrical fields.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Dogs are leading California veterans out of the darkness

The Pets and Vets program at Tony La Russa’s ARF is making a difference in the lives of veterans, who are matched with service dogs. Here are three stories of rescue at both ends of the leash…

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Why Do Mosquitos Bite Some People More Than Others?

Blood type, metabolism, exercise, shirt color and even drinking beer can make individuals especially delicious to mosquitoes

Health & Fitness | Health News

Is it better to shower in the morning or at night

There are two types of people—those who shower in the morning and those who shower at night. But, according to experts, each has different benefits. Here's how to decide whether or not it's better to shower in the morning or at night.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Does "Sleep Hacking" Work? | Mark's Daily Apple

You can "hack" a lot of your health, diet, and lifestyle. You can cook the entire week's meals ahead of time, buy high-quality prepackaged foods and ready-to-cook meals, cover your nutritional bases with smart supplementation. You can condense y

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Panic Attack vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

There are a few easy, helpful ways to distinguish between the two. Here, an expert explains how to spot the difference.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

13 Facts About Vertigo | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The Medicine of the Future is Here – And It’s Alive! | FTI Journal

The FTI Journal is a quarterly publication from FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

8 Hours Of Sleep An Easy Antidote For Depression, Anxiety

Not getting the recommended eight hours of sleep a night may do more than make someone groggy and unfocused. It may even lead to depression and anxiety, according to a new study.

Politics | International

Sweden Welfare State: Now Even Swedes Are Questioning the Welfare State - Bloomberg Quint

Sweden is showing strains all too familiar in other parts of Europe with nationalists gaining support and Swedes increasingly questioning the sustainability of their fabled cradle-to-grave welfare system.

Health & Fitness | Healthy Meals & Snacks!

113 Vegetarian Meals - Cooking Light

Grocery store shelves are packed with exciting new plant proteins and vegetarian convenience foods that make substituting meat easy and d...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Will Probiotics Ever Live Up to the Hype? - The Atlantic

Changing your microbiome takes more than just swallowing a pill full of bacteria.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Harvard Study: Adopting These 5 Healthy Habits Can Add Decade To Your Life - Study Finds

Want to live into your nineties or beyond? Researchers at Harvard identified in a recent study the five most important healthy habits that can increase life expectancy for Americans by a decade or more.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Study: Student Athletes Often Suffer Sleep Paralysis, Hallucinations In Bed - Study Finds

Despite the many health benefits associated with playing sports, a new study finds that student athletes are prone to sleep paralysis and dream-like hallucinations while waking up or falling asleep.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Polluted Air Can Cloud Your Morality, Lead To Unethical Behavior - Study Finds

The findings of a recent study show that exposure to air pollution, or even just the belief that you've been exposed to polluted air whether you have or not, can compromise a person's sense of morality.

Health & Fitness | Health News

4 Cups a Day: 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking That Much Coffee | Inverse

Coffee doesn’t have the best reputation as a healthy beverage, despite several studies that suggest the contrary. The caffeinated drink is more than just a mood-stabilizer and morning savior. Among its many health benefits, researchers have linked it a

Travel | travel

A Global Guide For Leery Travelers

Is your destination too dangerous? How do you protect yourself from health threats?

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Brain Changes Linked to Sleep Need - Sleep Review

We've all experienced going to bed tired and waking up refreshed, yet how that happens at the molecular level remains a mystery.

Books | Books

What does running do to your brain?

Neuroscientists have studied treadmill runners, ultramarathon athletes – and a number of lab animals – to investigate the effects of running on grey matter

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Hard Words to Hear When You Live with Chronic Pain | The Mighty

A woman with reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome (RSD/CRPS), a rare, painful condition affecting the nervous system, shares 13 statements that are hard to hear as someone with chronic pain.