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A Cup of Calm, A Cup of Health

Tea offers many health benefits – the ritual is one of them
7 Heart-Healthy Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Whole Fruits and Veggies, Peel Included

Growing Older, Slimming Down

When you reach the age of 60, how should you go about losing weight?
Exercise? What Exercise?

Six tricks to overcome mental roadblocks and exercise your way through winter.
Can You Be ‘Fat and Fit?’

Does a BMI that falls in the overweight category necessarily mean a person is unhealthy?
Silent Killer

‘Silent’ heart attacks more common and dangerous than previously thought
Body After Baby

What should the average new mom expect?
As You Age, How You Move Takes Center Stage

Pumped-Up Protein

Do you really need added protein powder?
How Not to Regain Lost Weight

Innovations Lead to Increase in Breast Augmentation Procedures

Listen to Your Perspiration

‘Sweat sensors’ could someday monitor health in real time
No Elliptical for You, Grumpy!

Could exercising while angry be bad for your heart?
Get Moving, Kids

American youth some of the least fit in the world
PT to Be Pain-Free

Everywhere you look, physical therapy centers are popping up. Here’s how your health could benefit from the services of a skilled therapist
What You Need to Know About Rhinoplasty and Liposuction

Eat, Run, Repeat

A guide to staying active during the holidays
Buddy-Up!

Unleash the power of having an exercise partner
For Seniors, Exercise Eases Pain

A new study shows that mild exercise both decreases pain and improves overall activity in older adults
Eating Well, Holiday Style

You don’t have to abstain from delicious eats to have a healthier, less-fattening holiday season
Raise a Glass to Fitness

Research says exercise can reduce the negative impacts of alcohol
Work First, Exercise Later

Exercising after work may help reduce overeating
Steady as She Goes

Falls are dangerous, especially for older adults. Here’s how a physical therapist can help eliminate the risks and potential for injury-causing stumbles
More Protein, Less Meat

Add more protein variety to your diet for better health
Too Sick to Exercise?

For fitness buffs, illness isn’t always a deterrent. Here’s how to decide if and when it’s safe to workout when sick
Planks for a Six Pack

Detest crunches? Don’t do them ever again. Planks are the new sit-up and provide even more core benefits
Pain Relief, Michael Phelps Style

What you need to know before you try cupping
Back in Action

Chronic back pain conditions the brain to make you hurt even after you’ve started to heal, but you can break the cycle
Balance Restored

Falls are dangerous, especially for older adults. Here’s how a physical therapist can help eliminate the risks and potential for injury-causing stumbles
Get ‘Physical’ for Stronger Bones

How physical therapy can be a powerful tool in the fight against osteoporosis
Let’s Get Physical Therapy

Everywhere you look, physical therapy centers are popping up. Here’s how your health could benefit from the services of a skilled therapist
Blowing Smoke

Vaping is a valid tool in smoking cessation, but experts insist potential risks are unknown
How to Run Your First 5K

Back to School, Back to Bad Sleeping Habits

For many college students, sleep isn’t a priority. Experts say it should be – here’s why
Just Keep Running

Despite common belief, there’s no link that running is bad for the knees
The Rules of Weight Loss After 60

Once you reach the age of 60, how you go about losing weight matters as much as the size of your waistline
Active Kids, Strong Bones

New research shows that physical activity is important for bone development in children, and can protect bones later in life
Step After Pain-Free Step

Dealing with plantar fasciitis is a big pain in the foot, but sufferers can alleviate much of the suffering through stretching and massage
First Comes Weight Loss, Then Extra Skin

Body contouring surgery offers relief to those who have lost extreme amounts of weight
5 Summer Safety Tips for Kids (and Parents!)

What you teach your child about emergency preparedness could keep him safe
Good Juice, Bad Juice

Can the juicing craze actually provide health benefits?
A Measure of Success?

With scales that promise to measure body fat, treadmills that give information about fat calories burned, heart rate and pedometers that measure every step, how accurate is the information and how can you chart your progress effectively?
Eating ‘Whole’ Again

Whole30 is a popular diet trend that could help reset your eating habits and offer long term health benefits
What’s In a Gut-Boosting Drink?

Curious to try kombucha? Discover what makes the trendy, fermented tea drink so popular with foodies
Strong Is the New Fast

Strength training is gaining in popularity among all age groups, and the health benefits extend well beyond the muscles
6 Tips to Avoid Summer Vacation Weight Gain

Don’t let fun in the sun spoil your health goals. Here’s the right way to splurge this summer
5 Steps to a Healthier, Happier Tummy

Tired of living with stomach upset? Here’s how to stop
How to Have Summer Fun In the Sun, Safely

As skin cancer rates increase, experts weigh in on the risks of too much sunshine
A ‘Fasting’ Track to Better Health?

Intermittent fasting could protect high-risk patients from developing diabetes
Might As Well Face It, You’re Addicted to Carbs

A popular weight loss book likens eating carbohydrates to taking drugs. Is there a link between how the brain gets hooked on potatoes and cigarettes?
Pack a Healthier Picnic: Hot Veggie Summer Snacks

Not every picnic side dish has to be unhealthy chips and potato salad. Here’s how to make veggies sing at your summer festivities
Tips to Help Kids Eat Healthy

Be it an overweight school-age child or a picky toddler, here’s how to help your kids eat a better diet
Buddies for Better Health

Informal exercise partnerships allow fitness to happen at any meeting, park or neighborhood gathering
A Helpful, Healthy Shopping Companion In Every Aisle

Doctor, Aisle 2

Buy groceries and get a flu shot in one shot? In-store clinics and urgent cares are rising in popularity – here’s what you need to know before you go
Get Exercise, Not a Dog Bite

Loose dogs pose a risk to outdoor exercise enthusiasts. Here’s how to react in case of attack
Safety Tips to Soak Up the Sun

Enjoy warmer weather without doing damage to your skin
Healthy, By Land or By Water

Low-impact exercises such as water aerobics, dancing and gardening help aging adults stay fit and active
SPRINT to a Healthier Blood Pressure Range

5 Tips to Breathe Easy This Spring

Allergy and asthma sufferers can take a deep breath with these easy-to-implement tips to avoid illness this season
Who Needs Antibiotics?

A pair of recent studies find that the overuse of antibiotics in children has unintended, long-term health consequences
Cut the Sugar

Sure, it’s good for your health, but eating less sugar doesn’t mean you have to eat bad-tasting food
Women Under Pressure

Hypertension risk increases as women age. Here’s how to keep your blood pressure in-check
Keep It Off

Here are some common behaviors among those who’ve lost weight – and kept it off
Constructing a Better Crown

New dental technology creates crowns that fit and look better
Computer Technology for Less Invasive Dentistry

Replace the Pain

When is it time to replace a hip or knee?
Postpartum, A New Mom Searches for Answers

Wendy Baruchowitz was put on bed rest prior to giving birth. What happened next led her on a more than two-year journey back to good health
Protein Overload

For men, the right amount of protein – especially animal protein – is less than you might think
Homemade Smoothies, Wolfgang Puck Style

Choose Your Oil Wisely

With more options than ever before, which oil is right for your cooking needs?
How Not to Get Sick – Or Share Your Sickness

Eye Sore

Pink eye is infectious and sometimes difficult to treat – here’s what you need to know to see clearly again
Bariatric and Beyond

Weight-loss surgery provides health benefits beyond those generally associated with achieving a healthy body weight
Don’t Drink the Sugar

Nearly 25 percent of Americans still consume sugar-filled soda on a daily basis – find out why even one a day is too much
False Start on a Healthy 2016

Eating junk food and watching football are a perfect pairing, unless of course you’re concerned about your health
Sitting … Now Pain-Free!

How to manage the lower back pain that can come from sitting too much
Start Fresh and Healthy

Want to fix your bad eating habits and start 2016 with a nutritious bang? Read on
Twas the Shot Before Christmas

When it comes to vaccinations, doctors advise getting up-to-date for babies, seniors ahead of the holidays
It’s Indigestion, Kid

More and more children are experiencing acid reflux – here’s how to prevent and manage the condition
What to Eat for a Healthier Heart

Experts agree that fruits and vegetables maintain healthy arteries. But exactly what kinds of fruits and vegetables should you eat? Here are a few heart-healthy foods to add to or complement your diet.
Love Thy Fruits and Veggies

Eating more fruits and vegetables can help heart health later in life
New App Aids Senior Living

Developers at Notre Dame create interactive app to assist living
Preventing Vision Loss From Diabetes

As new cases of diabetes are on the decline, a new drug emerges to treat diabetes-related vision loss
6 Tips to Curb Teen Holiday Drinking

Alcohol is abundant at seasonal parties, which makes it of utmost importance to talk to your teen about the dangers of drinking
6 Health Benefits of Eating Pumpkin

The hallmark of the holiday season is a health food to be eaten year-round
Food Power

10 Ways to Stay Fit at Work

Break a sweat while you're at work and still keep it professional
Can You Prevent Diabetes?

Pass the Turkey … and the Football

Food isn’t the only way to make memories this holiday season. Here’s how to get moving and have fun as a family
Replace the Pain

Joint replacement isn’t just for the frail. Here’s what you need to know to start the journey to pain-free living
Importance Of Baby Teeth

Parents may not know some important tips for infant oral hygiene
Under the Bad Light

As the number of people heading indoors for a tan increases, so do the risks of skin cancer
The Real Halloween Horror

How parents can prevent excessive candy ingestion
Spooky Good, Allergen-Free Baking

Head into the holidays with some sweet tips to bake and cook for those with food allergies
Super Vitamin D?

5 All-Natural Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

Live more healthfully with these little tricks
Follow the ‘Rules’ of Survival

Breast Cancer Treatment, No Chemo Required?

A new study finds that some breast cancer patients could benefit from hormone-blocking treatment instead of chemotherapy
Cancer-On-the-Job

8 Tips For Caregivers

How caregivers can improve their health and reduce stress
The Cancer-Exercise Link

5 Get-Moving Motivations

Those who would benefit most from exercise often are the most resistant. Here are five reasons that could convince even the most ardent holdout
The Great Veggie-Starch Swap

Cut down on carbs and increase your veggie intake in one fell swoop? It’s as easy as rethinking the versatility of vegetables
Slow and Steady: Tips to Move from Starches to Veggies

Smile, Seniors!: 3 Tips for Healthier Teeth

Make Time

Cooking healthy foods and exercising both take time, which always is in short supply. Here’s how to conquer both
Boost Your Energy

Get moving when you’re tired to get a productive pick-me-up
Health Nuts for Coconuts

Coconut products have infiltrated the marketplace, but not all products are created equally
Cook to Lose

A new study shows that those who cook more meals at home consume fewer calories
The Fat Effect

Why bad fats are bad for your brain, too
Keep On Moving

Even if you exercise 150 minutes a week, performing moderate physical activity every waking hour is vital to long-term health
Cut Salt Without Sacrificing Flavor

For those suffering from high blood pressure and are at risk for heart disease, stroke or hypertension, cutting back on sodium intake is a must-do
Put Your Heart to the Test

Want to gauge the health of your ticker? These key measurements to keep you in tip-top shape
Walk On

Can you walk and do something else at the same time?
Face Aging One Breakout at a Time

As menopause approaches, many women experience teen-like levels of acne, and the treatment isn’t exactly the same as it was in your 20s
Back Under Control

Chronic back pain conditions the brain to make you hurt even after you’ve started to heal, but you can break the cycle
To Snack or Not To Snack?

Could forgoing between-meal nibbles be better for your health?
Go for the Greek?

More than half of all yogurt purchased in the U.S. is Greek-style, but is it any healthier than regular yogurt?
Go for the Health Gold

World Cup soccer star, Christie Rampone, dishes on eating healthy and living with Lyme disease
Celebrity Health: ‘Pawn Stars’ Heart Health

Why lowering triglycerides is so important to owner and co-star, Rick Harrison
It Takes a (Healthy) Village

Forming healthier habits is easier when your loved ones join in
Stop Belly Aching

When food causes more than a stomachache
Get a ‘Meta’ Boost

Red wine, resistance training and sleep are just a few of the tricks to speed up a slow metabolism
Do At-Work Wellness Plans Work?

Ask these 5 questions to determine if your employer’s wellness program is the real healthy deal
6 Steps for a Spring Health Tune-Up

Get your body ready for summer with these essential tips
Does Weight Loss Reduce Cancer Risk?

Evidence is piling up that the link between obesity and an elevated cancer risk is a dangerous one
Coffee, the Cancer Fighter

4 Barriers to a Good Night’s Sleep

Green and Leafy … and Safe, Too!

Is bagged lettuce safer than buying in bulk?
Not-So Total Food Recall

More than 10 percent of Americans forgo disposing of recalled food. Here’s why you should always toss it out
11 Ways to Eat Healthier at Work

Offices are rife with temptation. Don’t let sitting at a desk all day sabotage your diet
Love What You Eat

Customize a healthy eating routine that sticks
Drink Up, Kids!

Sugar-sweetened beverages are increasingly out-of-favor with parents, but which beverages are preferable? Here are recommendations from nutrition experts
Viva la Pasta

Plan a healthy Mediterranean meal
Exercise for Arthritis Relief

Want to ease joint pain? Get moving … with a little help from your doctor
3 Steps to Get Back On Track

Losing weight is hard, and the best way to rebound from lapses in exercise and healthy eating will keep good habits from falling by the wayside
Keep It Off?

After a significant weight loss, the chore of not regaining the pounds proves even more challenging
The ‘Weight’ of TV

Emmy winner Martha Byrne dishes on her struggles with weight and her new web series about the ups and downs of reality TV weight loss
3 Additives to Avoid

Understand these oft-vilified food additives to make better choices about what you eat
A Sweet Treat, No Wheat

Try this pecan streusel coffee cake recipe from the author of 'Wheat Belly'
What You Should Know About Losing Weight

Losing weight when you have diabetes is tricky. Here are the guidelines
What's for Dinner?

Start 2015 with a healthy recipe from Food Network star, Melissa d'Arabian
Wait and See … Treat If Necessary

More and more medical professionals are delaying treatments and testing until absolutely necessary
Lose Weight for Real

Forget what you see on TV – the reality of losing weight and getting healthy is much different
Heart-Smart Moves

After a heart attack or stroke, getting the heart in better shape is important for long-term survival, but what is safe to do and what isn’t?
Avoid the Snack Traps

Eating in between meals can be healthful when done right
Kids & Diabetes

When is it time to seek professional help?
The Weight of Family

A new study finds overweight and obese parents are less likely to help their weight-challenged children. Here’s why working together as a team could change everything
5 Ways to Give Thanks, Eat a Lot and Not Gain Weight

It’s fun to indulge for a day, but it’s important to get back on track with diet and exercise after turkey day. Here are five easy ways to help make up for your day of gluttony
Sweat It Out

Elevate your workouts for better, faster results
Body After Baby

What should a new mom expect?
Chow Down, Baby!

Common sense tactics to introduce kids to solid foods
Tips for Losing Weight After 60 … Safely

Frittata for a Longer Life

No Sweat!

Short on time? Exercise is just a staircase away
3 Pre-Diet Questions

Elimination diets are popular, but how do you if it’s safe for you?
Puff No More

Quitting smoking isn’t easy, but it’s essential to lifelong health and wellness
Solve the After School Munchies

Teaching kids to make healthy snacks can lead to making healthy choices all day long
Move In Style

Which trendy exercise program is right for you?
So Many Meals, So Little Time

Forgoing 3 big meals in favor of several smaller meals can be time prohibitive for many
Pack a Healthier School Lunch

How to meet nutritional guidelines and keep your kids happy, too
Drink Your Fruits and Veggies?

Delicious? Without a doubt. But when it comes to nutrition, are bottled and homemade juices actually good for the body?
What’s in a Funny Looking Drink?

Kombucha is growing in popularity – but what is it?
Clean Out the Cupboard, Eat Like a Queen

The ‘Healthy’ Chip?

Crunchy and salty are irresistible, but not so great for the wannabe healthy eater. Thankfully, more healthful options are a chip off the old block
Kale Chips with Lemon and Ginger

Grocery Shopping Superstar

Don’t brave the aisles alone – registered dietitians are popping up at local stores everywhere to help shoppers make better choices
The Reviews are In

In search of a new doctor? Physician ratings sites don’t always tell the whole story
Tummy Troubles

Know your digestive issues to find the best path to upset-free living
Quick … Fast!

Could intermittent fasting protect high-risk patients from developing diabetes?
Rise of the Veggies

Health benefits increase as vegetable consumption rises
Get Cooking!

Want to lose weight? Those who cook reap the benefits
Over Exposed

As skin cancer rates increase, experts weigh in on the risks of too much sunshine
To Breakfast or Not to Breakfast?

Everyone’s heard the saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but does eating in the morning really help dieters win the weight-loss game?
Save a Life … Hands Required

Summer has arrived – are you up-to-date on CPR training? Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why everyone should know the ins and outs of the hands-only technique
Wellness While You Work

Corporate-sponsored health programs are on the rise. Employees can make the most of them by knowing what’s in it for them
Grill Mastered

Celeb chef Steven Raichlen says beef and pork in your daily menu is, indeed, healthy – if you know how to cook it. Start here
‘Super’ Foods Trump Supplements in Nutritional Value

Bariatric Surgery Offers Hope in Endometrial Cancer Prevention

For obese women, losing weight is a vital step in preventing uterine cancers
9 Tips for a Healthier, Happier (and Employed!) You

Celiac Takes Center Stage

After years of struggling with food allergies and stomach distress, actress Laura Bell Bundy discovered the secret to wellness – a gluten free diet
When is it Time to Replace?

Experts agree that joint replacement is the last resort in eliminating knee and hip pain … so when is it time to say when?
How to Eat Less Sugar

Cutting out sugar from your diet doesn’t have to leave eaters unsatisfied
Fun and Fit, Too!

Seniors can stay in shape without a traditional workout
6 Habits of the Prematurely Aged

Take aging into your own hands by avoiding these six harmful habits
Don’t Be So Sweet

Added sugar is everywhere … and some not-so-sweet health risks, too
Avoid the Snack Traps

It’s OK to eat in between meals – here’s how to do it the right way
‘tis the Season

Why eating local will thrill your tastebuds … and your family, too
Weight Loss Victory

Want to keep off the weight? Here are some common behaviors among those who’ve lost weight – and kept it off
H20 Know-How

How much water is enough water?
A Stroke of Fitness

Rowing provides a comprehensive workout for athletes at every level
Healthy Mom

Actress Tia Mowry got healthy in order to get pregnant. She stayed healthy to set a good example for her son
Celebrity Health: Allergies are Not Acceptable

Jo Frost, America’s preeminent celebrity nanny, is leading the charge to raise awareness about the dangers of severe food allergies
Illness Avoidance

Here’s how to get their sickness out of your healthy path without being mean
Blink Eye

Pink eye is infectious and difficult, but it doesn’t have to keep you out of the lineup for long
Bad Nights, Bad Health

Sleep problems wreak havoc on the immune system – and could make existing health problems worse
Education Through Lunchtime

Schools attempt to build healthy habits with new nutrition guidelines
Join the Resistance

Weights aren’t the only way to get ripped
Cold or Allergies?

Red eyes, wheezing and sneezing – deciphering the symptoms is difficult to do in the winter months. Here’s what you need to know
Avoid Football Health Fumbles

Eating junk food and watching football are a perfect pairing, unless of course you’re concerned about your health …
Shovel Fit

Scooping snow can be an excellent workout for both cardiovascular and muscular health
After the New Year

Fix your bad eating habits to start 2014 with a healthy bang
Winter Glow

Here’s the proper way to pamper dry, cold-weather skin
Happy Allergen-Free Holidays

Baking and cooking for those with food allergies is getting easier all the time – here are a few tricks of the trade
Get Hip

Don’t live with the pain just because getting a replacement makes you feel old. Here’s what you need to know about joint replacement
Snack On This

Eating veggies doesn’t have to be boring, especially when you make them crunch
Open a Can of Health

Save money and eat healthy with the best of canned foods
Eat for What Ails

A balanced diet can keep you healthy, including these foods can help keep common ailments at bay
Gut Reflux

More and more children are experiencing acid reflux – here’s how to prevent and manage the condition
Rise & Shine

Morning routines establish a more productive and less stressful day. Here are some tips on how to ease into a new early ritual
Get Fit, 2014 Style

Looking for the best exercise program to get in shape? Check out the latest trendy sweat-inducers that will keep you toned and healthy in the New Year
Puff, Puff, Poof!

Quitting smoking is easier said than done, but it’s an essential key to good health. Here’s a look at the latest technology and techniques aimed to help puffers curb the nicotine habit
Hip to Be Square

For years we’ve been told that eating 6 to 7 small meals a day is the way to go for weight loss. Not so fast. New evidence suggests that eating the classic 3 meals a day is better for your health
5 Must-Have Foods For Everyday Eating

A balanced diet can be a tricky thing to come by. But eating these foods at least once a week is a surefire way to stay on track
You Are What You Eat

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a renowned natural-health expert and author of ‘Eat to Live’ explains how to eat better now
Reduce Your Diabetes Risk

The Sickest Time of the Year

School-aged kids are petri dishes for every germ – try these tips to keep the family healthy this year
Exercise and Eat Well for Cancer Prevention

New research finds 3 out of 5 new cases of endometrial cancer could be prevented with better diet and exercise.
Baby Teeth

Practicing good oral hygiene is even more important when pregnant
Say ‘Boo’ to Cavities

Halloween candy doesn’t have to spell rotten teeth
Celebrity Health: Dancing Through the Pain

Travis Wall, former ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ competitor and professional choreographer, conquers hip pain daily
Exercise for Energy

Feeling sluggish? Put down the coffee and get moving to increase energy
Look Into My Eyes

The holistic practice of iridology looks deep into your iris to learn more about overall health
Sodium and the Condiment Conundrum

Don’t exile ketchup. There are easier, tastier ways to reduce salt intake
Better Abs, No Crunches

Want a stronger core? Then ease up on the sit-ups - seriously
Milk … Or Something Like It

Almond, rice, hemp and coconut are just a few of the options in the increasingly popular milk-substitute market. But are they as nutritious as the real deal?
Pregnancy and the Ever-Increasing Foot

Women on the verge of becoming mothers could be on the verge of a larger show size, too.
Get Moving Back to School

Activity is more than a weight game – kids need 60 minutes a day to maintain overall health.
It’s All Greek to Me

Protein-rich and oh-so-creamy, Greek style has taken center stage in the yogurt department – but is it healthier?
Weight Loss While You Work

Incentive programs are all over the map and vary in effectiveness, but one thing is for sure – employers want to help you lose weight.
5 Changes, Better Weight Loss

Changing your diet doesn’t have to be hard. Sometimes it’s all about the details.
Sound the Alarm

When the body talks, it’s important to listen. Here are 4 symptoms never to ignore.
Healthy Meals or Physical Activity?

In a time crunch, which option should the health-minded choose?
The Dangers of Tanning Beds and Teens

As the popularity of indoor tanning increases, so do the risks of skin cancer.
Chug Along the Way

Drinking during exercise is key to hydration and health.
Better Living through Work

Wishing a healthy, active lifestyle was easier to maintain in a 9-5 grind? A new study points to why it’s good for employers and employees to make that wish a reality.
Beyond the First Bite

For most people, the first bite is always the best. Here’s how to turn a fully enjoyed, decadent initial taste into eating less.
Shrink With Age

At a certain age, losing weight doesn’t provide a great deal of benefits, which is why those over the age of 50 need to achieve and maintain a healthy weight before it’s too late. Here’s how to get started.
Move It or Lose It

Over the age of 50, people may not be inclined or even able to do the types of exercise they did at 30. But exercise is a must to maintain a healthy weight, body and mind. So … now what?
Six Habits That Are Aging You Prematurely (And What To Do About Them)

Take aging into your own hands by avoiding these six harmful habits.
Bone Up On Knee and Joint Health

More than a million people undergo a hip or knee replacement surgery every year. What are the best, most effective ways for the 50-plus set to keep their knees and hips in good shape?
Makeup the Difference

As women age, a change in cosmetics is vital to looking as young as you feel.
Mediterranean Miracle

A recent study found that nearly 30 percent of heart attacks and strokes could be prevented if people switched to a Mediterranean diet, not to mention the already established benefits the diet provides for Alzheimer’s and cancer prevention. Sound too good
A Wealth of Good Eats

Mira and Jayson Calton, authors of ‘Rich Food, Poor Food’ offer tips for smarter shopping and better eating.
Extracting the Evidence

Get the skinny on the latest weight loss ‘wonder’ – green coffee bean extract.
One and Done

Multi-serving snack packages can lead even the smartest of eaters to overindulge. Learn how to navigate common label trip-ups to avoid excess calories.
Save Money, Save Calories

A tight budget doesn’t mean less healthy food. Here’s how to shop for the good stuff without breaking the bank.
Beauty From the Inside Out

Anti-aging efforts start with what you put in your body and your stress levels.
Celebrity Health: Summer Sanders

As an Olympic gold medalist and TV host, Summer Sanders relies on her legs, which is why she took on chronic leg pain and won.
Keep It Peel

Often the healthiest part of a fruit or vegetable is what lies on the outside.
Take the Bypass to Skinny?

Gastric bypass and lap band surgery often are dirty words in the weight loss community, but for many they mean the difference between life and death.
Cheer Up and Eat Something, Won’t You?

Tips for fighting winter colds and doldrums through healthy eating
Dressing Down: 5 Tips For a Healthier Salad

Most salads are innately healthy. Salad dressing … not so much. Here’s how to enjoy your healthy meal without blowing your diet
Watch Your Back

Stiff shoulders? Lumbar pain? Bad posture? A new piece of technology aims to get people in the perfect upright position
Flying Solo

‘Bachelor’ star Jake Pavelka turned a piloting gig and a bodybuilding hobby into a TV career and a fit, healthy lifestyle. Whether in the sky or in the studio, here’s how he stays in shape
You Are What You Eat – And How You Move!

Want to live longer and healthier? Think about what you put in your mouth and how you move your body
The Skinny On Living a Longer, Healthier Life

Packing on pounds isn’t a rite of passage for the fifty-plus set, especially considering the myriad negative health consequences of being overweight later in life
A Breath of Fresh Air

‘Dancing With The Stars’ pro, Anna Trebunskaya, battles asthma to make all the right moves
Buzz Kill In a Bottle

With recent deaths linked to energy drinks, what do parents need to know to keep kids safe?
Have Your Martini and Drink It, Too

Bottoms up! Low-alcohol drinks are a healthy trend for 2013
‘tis the Season To Be Healthy

Dieters may know what to eat and how much, but they may not know what time of year is best – here’s what to eat this winter
Alternative Treatments for Arthritis

Traditional Chinese exercises and treatments boost the mind, soul and joints
Wild, Wild Workout Circuit

Need a change of pace? Try these new exercises sure to get your blood pumping and your mind excited to workout again
Safety Tips for Serving Holiday Foods

Make sure guests don’t get more than they bargain for at the buffet table – follow these simple food safety guidelines
Here a Vitamin, There a Vitamin

Fortified vitamin drinks aren’t a foolproof solution to get your kids their daily nutrients
Don’t Get Hit By a Smoothie Criminal

Blended fruit drinks are healthy, but everything in moderation
Where Diets Fail, Supplements Step In

Millions of Americans take daily supplements, but are they worth their weight in good health?
Veggie Bribes? There Will Be an App For That

A new in-development app helps parents to teach kids why good eating habits are vital
A Tangled Vegetarian Web

What every parent needs to know if a kid wants to become a vegetarian
Are You Getting Your Vitamins?

Hair, nails and skin present the warning signs of the most common vitamin deficiencies – here’s what to do if it’s happening to you
Get Your Tofu Here

More and more everyday eaters are flocking to this versatile soybean product that offers both health and taste benefits
Be Thankful For a Healthy, Flavorful Feast

Eating better at Thanksgiving doesn’t mean not enjoy the best meal of the year – here is how to have your pumpkin pie and eat it, too
How To Say ‘No’ At the Holidays

Don’t know how to turn away food pushers? Try these lines suited to make family and friends back off with the pie
Group Sweat, Good Workout

For women, working out in groups could be key to long-term health and weight loss success
Plan An Attack For Better Eating

Putting healthy meals on the table requires more forethought than good intentions
Not All Fat Is Created Equal

Why belly fat – regardless of how whether or not someone is overweight – creates unique and worrisome risks
An Aspirin a Day? Not So Fast

Starting a daily aspirin regimen is not for everyone, and could be harmful to overall health
Growing Gracefully, and Older, Too

Assisting aging parents can be difficult when the help a child offers takes away a parent’s feeling of control
Mind the Childless Gap

Countless reasons exist when couples don’t have kids, and being sensitive to the childless will save face – here are five don’ts to keep in mind
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Goodbye Gluten, Hello Whole Grains

Gluten-free diets don’t have to lack essential whole grains
Getting Kids Into the Groove

A better routine for eating and studying can prepare children for a better, more productive present and future
Smells OK, but What About Bacteria?

Contaminated produce is a relatively new issue but it quickly has created a formidable challenge for producers and consumers trying to detect bad food before it hits the dinner table
From Office Work to Office Workout

More workers are looking for ways to get a move on, for health’s sake
Digging for Better Health? Take Precautions

Gardening offers many health benefits, but it also requires preparation and plenty water – for the plants and the people
4 Steps to a Less Painful Day

Age isn’t the only reason to explain an troublesome knee or back – fix these mistakes to reduce the daily aches
Sweet Dreams of Better Health

Poor sleeping habits can carry a lot more baggage than the ones under your eyes
When the Heat Waves, Stay Cool

Exercising during extreme weather can be dangerous, but it doesn’t have to be – here’s how to do it safely
Back to School and an Overloaded Back

Placing too much weight on a child’s back and shoulders – literally – could be putting children at risk
Omega-3 Foods to Save the Day? Maybe

The degree to which omega-3 fatty acids will improve health depends on several lifestyle factors
Ups and Downs of Living With Pain

Managing chronic pain takes a good doctor and positive lifestyle changes
Positively Healing From the Inside

An integrative mind-body-soul approach helps patients battle cancer
Put Your Hands Up

CPR using only hands? Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why the new guidelines from the American Heart Association work
Through the Eyes of Reality

It’s not easy for a parent to admit when a child has a weight problem, but here’s the bottom line
Eat, Sleep, Exercise: Home Gym 101

Looking to start a new fitness routine at home? Make sure you’re ready to put your best foot forward
Moo-ve It And Lose It

Low-fat, high-protein dairy products can aid in weight loss
Simple Health Rules For Shopping At Farmer’s Markets

Even food from a local farm should be handled with care – here’s how to prevent food-borne illness and still enjoy the many fruits of the season
On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Preparing to run a race takes patience, time and the right pair of shoes
Protecting a Child’s Smile, One Brushing At a Time

Pediatric oral health is on the decline – here’s how to make sure your kid has a healthy, happy mouth
Beat the Heat Stroke

Stay safe in warmer temperatures with these important sunny day safety tips
Hot Off the Healthy Grill

Nutritionists hail grilling as a healthy and delicious way of cooking, as long as grillers take advantage of the summer’s bounty of fruits and veggies
Get Smarter, Think FAST for Stroke Awareness

May is National Stroke Awareness Month – are you at risk?
Happy Eating With Type 2 Diabetes

Focusing on the negatives of a diabetes-friendly diet is unnecessary considering how many delicious options there are for dinner
And the Beat Goes On

A new study finds an EKG can predict heart attacks, but is it preventative?
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Truth or Diabetes? Five Type 2 Myths Debunked

What you think you know about diabetes could hurt you, but the truth can set you on a course for better health
Run, Act, Jump

In between takes, actress Tanna Frederick runs, kicks and tries to save the world
OMG! It’s Time 4 Bed

The sleep habits of the average teenager leave much to be desired – here’s how to get your teen more rest
More Is Less, Less Is More

A new study finds that eating less and exercising more is the best way to lose weight, but is there more to the story?
Tick, Tick, Tick

When it comes to lyme disease, the clock is ticking – here’s how to make sure ticks do no harm
She’s Got Cancer, He’s Got Stress

A new study finds that the stress male caregivers experience when a woman has breast cancer has many negative health consequences
Poison Control

A new study finds that grandparents store medicines where children can reach them, and the consequences could be dire
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … It’s a Super Berry!

Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Not so much. Heroic? Most definitely
Why Walking the Walk Matters

Better health is a few thousand steps away – here’s how to put one foot in front of the other the right way every day
Cutting Down On Screen Time

Pap smear exams no longer need to be completed annually – and other exams could follow suit
Where’s Monday’s Beef

Going meat-free one day a week is a growing trend that has both health and environmental benefits
Pollen Protection

The unseasonably warm weather is reeling in the allergens. Here’s what you can do to avoid serious risk
Take a Deep Breath

It’s more than exhaling and inhaling – learning the proper breathing techniques can lead to fewer aches, pains and illnesses
First Comes Baby, Then Comes Belly

Post-pregnancy fitness and weight loss is a tummy-focused event. Here’s how to set goals and regain pre-baby form
Up With Feet

Keeping feet in tip-top shape can prevent injury and unnecessary pain
Ask the Expert: Dr. John Ratey

Author of 'Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain' talks about the cognitive benefits of vigorous physical activity
Hot and Heavy

Weight plays a major role in a healthy sex life. Here’s how to a turn desire into motivation
There’s Something In the Water

Are vitamin-added waters actually good for your health?
4.5 million

Say ‘Ah’ For Better Health

Dentist can spot early warning signs of certain cancers, strokes and diabetes
No More ‘Tomorrow’ … Today’s the Day

The easiest thing to do is tell yourself you’ll start working out tomorrow. Break through the barriers and change your life today
$108 billion

Stretch Marks the Spot

What causes stretch marks, how to prevent them and what to do about them
Indulge … February Is Heart Health Month

Decadent? Sure, but dark chocolate and red wine have plenty of health benefits, too
You Are What You Eat

With stress a big buzzword for these economic times, what you eat can make a difference in how often you feel it
Minutes to Fitness? Not Likely

Exercise routines can promise results in the time it takes to microwave a bag of popcorn – just don’t expect any
Go Deep For Better Football Snacking

How to enjoy the big game without packing on the pounds
Celebrity Health: Kristi Yamaguchi

Olympic medalist, Kristi Yamaguchi, speaks out about the dangers of influenza
Say Cheese

With a glut of different products promising to save your smile from ruin, a trip down the toothpaste aisle could end up taking hours. But what do those promises really mean?
Weight Loss Success, Straight From the Can

Canned foods can be a boon to healthy eating
Get Back In Action

Eighty percent of Americans will suffer from back pain. Here's how to keep from being one of them
Pain & Gain

In a world of hurt? Exercise could be the best form of pain relief
Keep Smiling, Baby!

Practicing good oral hygiene is even more important for pregnant women
Barking Up the Right Exercise Tree

How to make your pet can be an excellent exercise companion
60%

After ‘Thanks’, Discipline Rules the Day

As fun as it is to indulge for a day, it’s important to get back on track with diet and exercise after turkey day. Here are five easy ways to help make up for your day of gluttony
Comforting … and Healthy, too!

Try these simple methods to modify your favorite guilty pleasures to make them both calming and delicious
Going Nuts For Better Health and Weight Loss

Walking and Talking to Lose Weight

Walking groups put fitness first with friendship coming in a close second
When the Eyes Fail, Surgery Restores Clarity

Cataracts can compromise vision at any age but new procedures can fix the problem and have sufferers seeing clearly
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Plum Effective In the Fight For Bone Health

The dried fruit formerly known as prunes proves a potent tool in keeping bones strong
Happy and Healthy

Have fun and get fit? At the same time? It’s possible
Sweat Equity

Raise the bar on workouts for better results
Let the Exercise World Spin

How to get a great workout with a hula-hoop
Are You Getting the Whole Grain Truth?

Just because it says ‘whole grain’ doesn’t make it healthy – here’s how to decode the label
Skip 5 Common Back To School Sicknesses

Tips to keep the family healthy this school year
A Steady Sports Diet

Weight fluctuations harmful for the health of student athletes
40%

It’s Easy Eating Green … And Leafy

Turn fall’s cruciferous veggies into dinnertime celebrities
A Little Of This, A Little Of That

How to get fit with CrossFit, one of the hottest multidimensional workouts
Back To School , Better Than Ever

A better routine for eating and studying can prepare children for a better, more productive present and future
Baby Steps To Baby

After the birds and the bees, things can get a little complicated. Here's an introduction to what it means to want a baby
Why Dark Chocolate Is a Healthier Option

For years health experts have lauded the health benefits of dark chocolate - here are the reasons why
Stand Up, Sit Down … Work, Work, Work!

Skip Workout Mistakes Before You Run

Not enough water, too little stretching and lack of diversity top the experts’ lists of mistakes the amateur athlete makes when exercising
Dude, Where’s Your Running Shoes?

Barefoot running is a new trend, but is it one-size-fits-all solution for runners?
Belly-Up to Better Abs

Swap sit-ups for these simple exercises to build core strength
Don’t Look … I’m Exercising!

Gender-specific gyms don’t necessarily make it easy for people ashamed of their bodies to get moving
Putting Obesity To Bed … Early

More sleep could prevent children from becoming overweight or obese
What’s On Your Face?

A know-all’s guide to choosing the safest, best skin care products
The Heat is On

The latest and greatest info on how to prevent sunburn, photoaging and skin cancer this summer and beyond
Obesity Is Bad To the Bones

New research suggests being severely overweight causes damage to the bones, too
The More Vegetables, The Merrier

New research shows that health benefits increase as vegetable consumption rises
Here’s Looking At You, Egg

Forget the birds and rings – it’s yolks for foodie folks
Health Down the ‘Tube’

A new study shows that watching too much TV has adverse health effects
Young Blood (Pressure, That Is)

High blood pressure is no longer just a problem for adults
Don’t Soak Up the Sun, Real or Fake

As skin cancer grows, experts weigh in on the risks of too much UV exposure
Sure, It’s Healthy … But How Does It Taste?

Developing a taste for healthy foods requires time and experimentation
Fighting the Good Fight Against Germs

Beat bad bacteria with these simple steps
Life Is a Bowl Full

When it comes to fruit, variety is the key to good health
Plum Satisfying

This summer, good old-fashioned prunes (aka dried plums) are an easy, affordable and delicious way to fill up, feel good and get fit
Everybody’s Eating For the Weekend

Eating right is easier during the workweek but once the weekend rolls around, all bets are off. Here’s how to live-it-up on the weekends without ruining a diet
Breaking the Soda Habit, Kid Style

Tips to help parents change the drinking habits of children
Screen, Beyond the Beach

Dealing with sun is a daily endeavor. Find out when people forget protection but need it the most
Screen, Beyond the Beach

Dealing with sun is a daily endeavor. Find out when people forget protection but need it the most
6 … 7 … 8 … Waterlogged!

It may be time to rethink the rush for eight glasses a day
7 Steps to Feeling and Looking Younger

Fountain of youth? Hardly. But these tips can make anyone feel like the clock is turning back
Celebrity Health: Amy Grant

An inside look at how this pop star stays fit and healthy by listening to mom
Bone-Up for Better Health

Warding off osteoporosis isn’t just about drinking more milk. Learn understanding nutrition, exercise and family history can keep bones in peak condition
To Pinot or Not To Pinot

Do red wine’s health benefits add up? Health experts weigh in
Exercise For the Ages

Ready to get moving again? Engaging in age-appropriate exercise presents a clear path to success
Get Hip Smart

Smarts, Hearts and Joints

Listen While You Workout

Athletes and their iPods are leaving the gym in favor of the great, warm outdoors, but can they hear you coming?
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Bottom’s Up

Fitness facts and anyone-can-do-it workout tips for the rear view
Here Veggies Come to Save The Day

New studies look at how eating certain vegetables can reduce cancer, cognitive decline
When to Go Organic

Eating the best foods available are good for physical health but not always financial health. Here’s how to pick and choose
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Fitness Tips for Pregnant Women

Expert advice about why moms-to-be want to keep moving and the best ways to do it risk-free
The Fish Ran Away With the Spoon

Quick, affordable salmon dinners? You can do it
Just Say No to Skin Cancer

With the sunny months on the way once again, here’s a cheat sheet for recognizing and preventing the most common form of cancer
Don’t Resist Muscle-Building Resistance Training

Weights aren’t the only way to get ripped
Spring Cleaning Tips for Better Skin

From snow and rain to whipping wind, winter weather can wreak havoc on delicate epidermis; here’s how to get rid of dry, flaky skin and face a brighter day
Sounder Sleep in the Blink of an Eye

Sleep on it tonight with a few simple tips to fight insomnia
Bone-Up to Avoid Osteoporosis

New information helps pre- and post-menopausal women avoid brittle bones
Fast-track to Fit?

Fitness routines can promise results in a few minutes’ time – just don’t expect any
Fresh and Clean, Inside and Out

Six easy changes that will prepare the body for trading out those bulky sweaters for a tiny bathing suit
From Shell to Swell

How to elevate eggs from breakfast mainstay to dinnertime star
Ill & Out

Standing in line for coffee, sitting on a plane, working in the office - everywhere you go there are people coughing, sneezing and wheezing. Here’s how to get their sickness out of your healthy path without being mean
Ill & Out

Standing in line for coffee, sitting on a plane, working in the office - everywhere you go there are people coughing, sneezing and wheezing. Here's how to get their sickness out of your healthy path without being mean
Cold Weather Workout Tips

Continue to enjoy outdoor workouts – and good health – during a freezing winter and frosty spring with expert advice on what to wear, how to stay safe and when to call it quits
Ah-Choo!

Red eyes, wheezing and sneezing – is it a cold or allergies?
Walking – Carefully – On Thin Ice

Tips to avoid falls and injuries in inclement weather
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall ... Who Is That?

Overcoming body image issues when the person in the mirror has cancer
Eat to Prevent Cancer

You are what you eat when it comes to warding off cancer, especially when what you're eating is processed foods and deli meat
9 Lifestyle Changes to Avoid Cancer

Understanding the Stages of Cancer

Doctors apply numbers to describe the severity of cancer, and understanding those digits can go a long way toward easing the minds of the afflicted
Healing Moves

Exercise aids in breast cancer recovery
Cancer-free - Now What?

Diet and exercise tips for patients adjusting to life in remission
Chemo with a Side of Bananas

Cancer patients often suffer from a lack of appetite, but overcoming eating obstacles is key to recovery
Pain, Pain … Go Away

Coping with pain is one of the biggest hurdles for cancer patients. Here’s how to find relief
Flu Foods

What to eat when the seasonal illness pays a visit
Oh, Baby!

Babies are adorable – and so is their stuff… and more stuff… and more stuff… Enough!
The Dish on Eating Out Guilt-Free

Restaurant dining doesn’t have to spell dieting disaster – here’s how
Shovel Fit

Scooping snow can be an excellent workout for both cardiovascular and muscular health
Five Fitness Tips for Winter Travel

Just because you’re thousands of miles from home doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your exercise goals
Walk It Off

Urban poling enthusiast get odd looks and an amazing workout
Need a Boost?

Vaccines and booster shots aren’t just for kids, and avoiding them could be a major health risk
Step Away from the Christmas Cookies

Overeating at the holidays isn’t all bad – just make sure to get back on-track ASAP
Ask the Expert: Dr. Joel Fuhrman

The natural-health expert and author of 'Eat to Live' explains how anyone can live for a century
Do As I Do

When given the right tools, kids can build themselves into happy, healthy and successful adults
Food Myths ... Fact or Fiction?

Dieting trick or mealtime misperception? Read on
Live Big

Tips for how to stand tall in the world from 4'2" author, Lauren Ruotolo
Celebrity Health: Jane Seymour

The TV icon reveals how ballet, back injuries and angels have shaped her life
When the Best Offense is Self Defense

Women's self defense isn't just empowering - it can be lifesaving, too
A Healthy – and Tasty – Eating Plan for Thanksgiving

Dining responsibly doesn’t mean deprivation
Feeling Flushed? Herbs to the Rescue

New research examines the effect of natural remedies on hot flashes
It’s the Most Sweet-Eating Time of the Year

Candy isn’t just for Halloween. Here’s how to keep kids from sugar overload this holiday season
When the Best Offense is Self Defense

Women’s self defense isn’t just empowering – it can be lifesaving, too
Reducing the High Sodium Content of Condiments

Don’t exile ketchup. There are easier, tastier ways to reduce salt intake
The Air We Breathe

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Sweet Somethings

Sausage and hash browns, a little differently
Sense and Sensuality

Dancing toward a better, firmer figure
Go, Kids ... Go!

Whole body wellness is at stake when it comes to kids and exercise
Sense and Sensuality

Dancing toward a better, firmer figure
Breast Cancer Breakthrough

An iron-regulating protein could spare women from the fate of intense treatment
Abs-olutely Fabulous

Want six-pack abs? Then ease up on the sit-ups - seriously
Apt to Acupuncture

Know what to expect at your first acupuncture treatment
Get Your 'Boot' On

Wanna get fit fast? Boot camp
Broccoli … with a Side of Baby

Trying to get pregnant? These 6 edible nutrients could increase the chances of conceiving
Trend-spotting: Nordic Walking

Snow? No need. This fitness routine is all about the poles
6 Snacks for an Energetic Workday

Forget energy drinks and coffee. These healthful snacks will provide a boost naturally
Wake-up Call!

When the body talks, it’s important to listen. Here are the 7 symptoms never to ignore
Walk This Way

Shoes make the walker
Walk Tall and Carry a Big Pole

Thrice as Troublesome

Triple-negative breast cancer impacts African Americans’ chances of successful breast cancer treatment
Healing Moves

Exercise aids in breast cancer recovery
Follow the Path of Yeast Assistance

Long a mainstay of health food stores and hippie towns, nutritional yeast is a fungus that’s ready to have its 15 minutes
Go Nuts for Weight Loss and Heart Health

Adding nuts to a diet can be enormously beneficial if done responsibly
Let’s Talk About Mammography

Counseling, doctor-generated reminders increase screening rates in low-income women
Going With the Gluten-Free Grain

Gluten-free diets don’t have to lack essential whole grains
What to Expect: Boot Camp

The ins and outs of boot camp fitness programs
The End of the Weekend Binge

Here’s how to live-it-up on the weekends without the extra pounds
Eating the ‘ANDI’ Way

In early 2010, grocery retailer Whole Foods began posting Aggregate Nutrient Density Index scores around its stores to help shoppers identify the healthiest offerings. The scores are based on Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Nutrient Density Scoring System.
‘Spare’ the Excuses

Bowling can be a great source of exercise for the fun-seeking fitness enthusiast
Something’s Fishy

A new study shows that regular use of fish oil supplements may reduce risk of breast cancer
Diminish Flab, Diminish Flashes

Reduction in hot flashes may be linked to women’s weight loss
Simple Steps to Boost Metabolism

Red wine, resistance training and sleep are just a few of the tricks to speed up a slow metabolism
Kicking the Sweets Habit

There’s hope for even the sweetest tooth in the battle against sugar addiction
Water Works

H20 lovers, rejoice! Here’s the skinny on how to drop weight and get in shape in the water
So You Think You Can Core Fusion?

Core Fusion is a hot exercise trend that blends yoga and Pilates with dance to build lean, strong muscles.
Get On the Cob

This time of year, it’s OK to get corny
Chug Along

Drinking during exercise is key to hydration and health
One Step At a Time

Author Carolyn Scott Kortge’s walking program promotes healing of the entire body
Eat for the Heat

Choosing the right foods can keep it cool and healthy
Dive Into Deep Health

Go for a swim and reap the anti-aging, low-impact rewards
As Seen on the Screen: Suzanne Somers

‘Sex and the City 2’ touts the health benefits of a former TV icon’s book
Hike for a Healthier Mind, Body and Soul

Scale new heights with these tips for a safe, peaceful and challenging hiking excursion
Ask the Experts: Marilyn Moffat and Carole Lewis

The physical therapist co-authors of “Age-Defying Fitness” explain how to stay fit for life, starting now
A Farewell to Flabby Arms

If your underarms keep waving long after your hand has finished saying goodbye, these exercise are for you
Mind the Heat

Keep it cool this summer season with these heat safety tips
Care for the Caregiver

As the number of people responsible for caring for ailing loved ones increases, so does the need for caregivers to attend to their own health
Don’t Dress Your Age

Style Tips every woman can use
Eat more.

Growing up doesn’t mean food can’t be fun. Here’s what seniors need to eat to get the most from life
A Whole New You

Don’t live with the pain just because getting a replacement makes you feel old. Here’s what you need to know about joint replacement
Let the Games Begin

Kid’s stuff? Hardly. Playtime for adults heals mind, body and soul
Safe Is the Word

Planning for the best in life? Then start by preparing for the worst with these safety must-haves that could save your life
Celebrity Health: Mark Sisson

Turn Back Time, No Knife Required

Not ready or willing to take the plastic-surgery plunge? These non-surgical treatments could take years off of your eyes, mouth, hair, hands and feet
Goodbye, Flab!

Overcome the fear of waving goodbye in short-sleeved shirts
Nothing to Sneeze At

Allergy suffers, rejoice! New research shows not all pets lead to sniffles
Self-Tanning 101

The dos and don’ts of achieving a natural-looking faux glow
Fire-Up a Healthier Grill

Ensure your next grill session is heart-healthy and waistline-friendly
Secrets to a Healthy Pregnant Body

Think about the future of your figure to ensure the healthiest body for delivery
Simple Solutions to Solve Your Kid’s ‘Junk’ Diet

Getting children to eat healthier means sending a better message about food and body image
3 Steps to Lose Weight for Less

Check out these cheap tricks for trimming your chub
Meatless Meals Made Easy

Go vegetarian without sacrificing taste or satisfaction
Teens Don’t Snooze and Lose

High school students getting enough sleep and the results are cause for alarm
Simple Solutions for Adult Acne

The easiest and most affordable ways to banish blemishes
Celebrity Health: Melissa Etheridge

Rock star turned Oscar winner talks life after cancer and how the happiness of the mind makes for the healthiest of bodies
All's Wellness On the Homefront

Looking to start a new fitness routine at home? Make sure you’re ready to put your best foot forward
And the Cancer Ran Away With the Spoon

Many foods are touted as helping cancer survivors get – and stay – well. Here’s a guide to which foods really do help prevent disease and encourage recovery
We All Fall Down

Accidental falls in the home can lead to serious injury – or worse – for children
Healthy Eats, No Sauna Required

Simple tips for spa-style dining at home
It's In the Bag

Drinking green and black tea shows promise in slowing the rates of disease and illness
Women, Get a Move On

Regardless of age, women receive multifaceted health benefits from exercise
Fear Not the Fish

Catch the can-do spirit of sardines
And the Cancer Ran Away With the Spoon

Many foods are touted as helping cancer survivors get – and stay – well. Here’s a guide to which foods really do help prevent disease and encourage recovery.
Diagnosis: Cheerleader

How to help your partner cope with chemo
Kids Survive the Darndest Things

The way children handle cancer can teach adults a lot about everything.
So this Cancer Walked into a Bar …

Navigating a Relapse

They made it through cancer once. How do you best help someone who has to do it all over again?
Survive and Survive Again

‘Survivor: Africa’champion, Ethan Zohn, reveals how he endured the ultimate test of strength and courage: Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Arthritis, Meet Your ‘Alternative’ Treatments

New studies find traditional Chinese exercises and treatments provide a boost for the mind, soul and joints
Against the Cancer Grain

A cancer-recovery recipe from Rebecca Katz, author of "The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen" (Celestial Arts, 2009)
Kale to the Chief

In flavor, price and nutrition, kale packs a punch
Paddle Surf's Up, Dude!

Who needs waves when you're got stick-powered surfing?
Walk This Way ... Or That Way

No matter your skill level, daily walking offers abundant health rewards
The Other Flu

Swine flu is grabbing the headlines, but experts warn other strands should be taken just as seriously
Olive Our Love

From the flavor to the health benefits - of which there are plenty - a healthy fat takes center stage
Grading Leafy Greens

Darker, denser varieties earn higher marks for nutritional value
Back in Action

Many Americans suffer from back pain, but is there such a thing as relief?
Baby, It’s Cold Outside … What’s For Dinner?

Get ready for a long winter’s night the easy way. Break out your slow cooker and get ready for a hearty meal made easy.
Yes You Can Yes You Can

With the rise in super-couponing, local foods, farmer’s markets and buying in-season and in bulk, canning is coming back – here’s how to get started:
Ready, Set, Conception: 9 Steps to Prepare Your Body for Baby

Whether getting pregnant turns out to be a breeze or a challenge, here are 9 ways you can up your chances of conceiving - and getting your pregnancy off on the right foot.
Is There a Doctor in the Store?

Grocery stores and pharmacies are evolving into one-stop shops for a remarkable range of food and medical needs. Here’s how to get the care you deserve.
1Emo Lipo

Forget your thighs and post-baby belly fat. The latest, greatest place to get liposuction is in your brain.
Fit Girls (and Boys) Just Wanna Have Fun

Even the fitness buffs among us are in need of some childlike abandon. A look at the trendiest, most fun workouts for 2010.
Lifting Confidence

Weightlifting can boost breast cancer survivors’ self-esteem, body image and emotional health.
Born on the Bayou

Cajun style delivers jumbo flavor for low cost
10 Ways to Reduce Cancer Risk

There's no sure-fire way to avoid cancer, but experts say there are a few basic steps that can significantly cut your risk
The Dish on Salt

Too much sodium is probably less than you think – here’s how to kick the habit for your health
A Foot Too Far?

Cosmetic foot surgery is on the rise, and the mostly female crowd is looking to shave years - and toe length - off their walkers
Get Your (Fire) Groove On

When dance meets fire, working out turns extreme
Jump High for Health

Exercising on stilts is a new way to get fit - and fast - faster
Make Your Kid a Connoisseur

Adventurous eaters don't happen by accident - here's how to make your child curious about new foods
Now Managing ... You

Experts suggest managing chronic discomfort can be more effective than treatment for some
Genetic Marvel

Scientists have identified a gene that predicts post-surgical survival for brain-metastatic breast cancer patients
Work It Out!

Being stuck at your desk is no excuse to miss your exercise for the day. Here are some exercise tips for those long days at the office
Bad Back to School

Placing too much weight on a child's back and shoulders - literally - could be putting your son or daughter at risk
Kids on the Move

Even without weight loss, a moderate exercise regimen for adolescents shows progress in both lean and obese children
Sneaky Salt

Many Americans don't realize the main sources of dietary sodium, a new study says
Worth a Spit

An unusual tool emerges as a possible key to biopsy-free oral cancer diagnoses.
6 Reasons Why Your Diet Isn’t Working

These weight loss “tricks” might actually be derailing your downsizing efforts.
Stop Hurting Yourself

Perhaps those daily aches and pains aren’t so inexplicable after all. Here are five ways you are inadvertently harming your body via everyday actions – and how to fix them.
Celebrity Health: Jillian Michaels

‘The Biggest Loser’ star might be TV’s toughest trainer, but she’s doing it for your own good.
Quality over Quantity

What you eat could have as much impact on breast cancer risk as how much you eat, a new study says.
Seven Nights of Autumn Eats

Regardless of the weather where you live, once football hits the airwaves and stores aisles begin to overflow with holiday paraphernalia, certain foods and flavors head to the top of the menu. From apples to pumpkin, from turkey to cranberries, these seve
Get Punked

Jump rope isn't just for little kids anymore
Breast Cancer Treatments Go Meta

Quality Over Quantity

Keeping Your Cool

Expert advice on everything you need to know about staying hydrated
Stronger Bones, Longer Life

Fractures related to osteoporosis may be a factor in death, a new study says
CrossFit Knows No Boundaries

Give up the machines and get fit? It's both possible and increasingly popular
Redo the ‘Cue

Nutritionists hail grilling as a healthy and delicious way of cooking, as long as you take advantage of the summer’s bounty of fruits and veggies
The Latest Health Buzz

An effective weapon against infection may be an item we all have in our pantries
Safely Sweltering

Protect yourself from soaring summer heat with knowledge and preparation
'Meta' Warning Signs

A new study uses a well-known condition to predict who might be at risk for postmenopausal breast cancer
Germ-free ... Mostly

School is a breeding ground for germs, especially when your little one doesn't know how to stay clean. Take these simple precautions to keep your kids from developing another stuffy nose.
Think Outside The Lunchbox

When school lunch offerings don't set a good eating example for your kids, what's a parent to do? Here are 7 ways to get your child to eat better at school without forcing them to pack a lunchbox
Hoop Hoop Hooray

Who says exercise has to be high-tech to be effective? Certainly not the hula-hoop enthusiast
Get Your Vitamins, Baby

New studies show that taking vitamins before and after pregnancy could have positive impacts on miscarriage- and C-section rates
Body Boomers

One of the most active generations, baby boomers must listen to their bodies when exercising to prevent age-related injuries
The Dirt on Vitamin D

Determining whether vitamin D is really the solar solution to all life's ills
Stomach Smarts

Still can't lose those pesky 20 pounds? Read on
You Are What You Eat

With stress a big buzzword for these economic times, what you eat can make a difference in how often you feel it
Cheap Fore-play

Forget green fees. Save a few bucks by playing your golf disc-style
The Weight of Asthma

BMIs of pregnant women could hold the key to breathing problems in children
It’s Bruschetta Blitz!

7 Must-have Gadgets for Active Adults

Get the Lead Out

Low-level exposure to a dangerous element could increase cognitive decline in women.
How to Add 77 Years to Your Life … Maybe

More Pop for Your Pudding

Stretching After 40

Lengthening your muscles before exercising can limit injuries and stiffness.
Innovative Veggies, In a Stack

Grand Advice

Thinking about meddling in your grandchild’s poor eating habits? Read this before you speak to save face – and maybe a relationship or two!
The Pink Page

Breast Cancer Treatments Go Meta
Sex & the (Senior) Citizen

Intimacy isn’t just for thirty-something singles in the city – here’s what you need to know reignite the passion at any age!
Stop, Drop and Get in Shape

The easiest thing to do is tell yourself you�ll start working out tomorrow. Break through the barriers and change your life today
Puppy Love Hurts

Falls caused by animals lead to thousands of senior injuries annually.
On the Body Clock

Researchers discover how 24-hour body cycles influence metabolism, aging
Un-earning Your 'Stripes'

Stretch marks are almost a given for most moms, but is there an effective way to get rid of them for good?
The Parent Trap

'Practice what you preach' is a tried-and-true motto when it comes to teaching your kids good eating habits
Cheers to Drinking Less

A new study finds that women who drink to impress might want to rethink their tactics
A Little Bit Country ...

For kids with asthma, greener pastures could diminish symptoms, attacks
Breathe Easy with Broccoli

A new study finds a protective link between broccoli and respiratory ailments
Gut Reaction

Understanding the triggers of digestive issues leads to better individual treatment
Short-order Kids

Picky eaters can keep the eager-to-please parent running wild in the kitchen, but experts warn it could be a problem deeper than preference
Keep On Inhaling

A new study finds that the positive effects of steroid inhalers are not permanent
Eight Is Not Enough

Fitness routines can promise results in a few minutes' time - just don't expect any
Not-so 'Green' News for Cancer Patients

A new study finds mixed results for cancer patients using green tea as a method to decrease chemotherapy side effects
Something Fishy

The health benefits of taking fatty-acid supplements versus eating fish has yet to be established
Heart Swimming

Omega-3 fatty acids prove beneficial for the heart, too
Sound Sleeper

A new device proves promising in the treatment of sleep apnea
Dirty Mouth

Oral care for children varies depending upon out-of-pocket costs
Sleep it Off

Salt=Bad, Potassium=Good

The Pink Page

An Apple a Day ...
Lower Chances of Preterm Labor

To Sleep, Perchance to Remember

A Heart Warning Story

America's deadliest illness is also one of it's most preventable - here's how to take charge of your cardiovascular health today
On the Walking Path to Survival

The mind-body connection leads one breast cancer survivor to race her way to better health
Stroke of Fate

For most victims of strokes, there is hope both in prevention and immediate treatment. Traci Miller, a young mother of two, is living proof
Room to Breathe

Cessation programs, better air quality are keys to avoiding chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
After the Fall

More than 20 million medical visits are made each year due to in-home injuries - here's how to play it safer
In The Blood

For diabetics, diet and exercise are just the beginning of a healthy lifestyle
On the Road Again

A neglected skill can snowball into an embarrassing conversation piece before you know it. Here's how one writer cut her losses, swallowed her pride and perfected helmet hair in the process
E-A-T ... That Spells 'Relief'

A balanced diet can keep you healthy, including these foods can help keep common ailments at bay
Depression's Missing Link Discovered

Inflammation could be to blame for increased risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attacks in depression sufferers
What Happened to Gym?

Lax physical education has multiple risks for kids
Combo Deal

A new study shows radiation therapy combined with a common form of breast cancer treatment improve survival odds
Your Town, Your Playground

A new trend is getting people moving by utilizing public spaces
Soy Delicious, but is it Healthy?

The addition of soy into everyday foods can add up to too much of good thing
Sweets and Sour

Sour candies as acidic as battery acid pose real risks for kids' dental health
Two C-Sections Aren't Better Than One

Go Green On the Inside

Life In An Alternative-health Universe

Integrative medicine is combining the benefits of western medicine with the likes of acupuncture and herbal medicine for a new method of healing
The Pink Page

Two new studies offer options to women looking to stop breast cancer before it starts.
What's In a Vitamin?

Nutritional supplements have been touted as the easiest way to protect against myriad diseases, but some experts warn that the hype outweighs the benefits.
Wrinkles, Wrinkles ... Go Away

Why women hate the natural signs of aging
Sleep Beat

Catching more shuteye could be a factor in keeping the heart healthy
Are Wii Kidding Our Kids?

Researchers warn against using a popular video game system as an exercise replacement for children
Here a Vitamin, There a Vitamin

Fortified vitamin drinks aren�t a foolproof solution to get your kids their daily nutrients
Your Cold, Cold Heart

Winter increases the occurrence of heart problems - here's how to cut the risks
Bring Back the Heat

Could testosterone replacement therapy be Viagra for women? Not so fast, experts say
Go With the Grain

Whole grains linked to better heart health - here's how to sneak more into your daily diet
A Tangled Vegetarian ‘Web’

What to do when your child no longer wants to eat meat
Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Diabetes

A grouping of symptoms defined as 'metabolic syndrome' appears to increase risk for type-2 diabetes
Sweating With the Oldies

Health centers geared toward older adults offer both friendship and age-appropriate fitness
Crispy Bacon, Arugula and Nectarine Salad

Getting Fit: A Pet Project

Fitness partners come in the unlikeliest of packages and, for pet lovers, with a wagging tail. Find out how these odd workout couples take the healthy road together for the betterment of human and animal
When Waste Reduction Means Waist Reduction

Shrinking an eco-footprint isn't just good for the environment - it can be good for the body, too
Back This Up

Eighty percent of Americans will suffer from back pain. Here's how to keep from being one of them
Backside Boosters, No Gym Required

A stronger, leaner rear-end doesn't mean you have to hit the Stairmaster. Try these simple exercises to tone your bottom at home and while you work
Fish, Longer Breastfeeding Lead to Better Development

Women who eat low mercury fish have babies with higher cognitive and motor levels
Mother's Flu Shot Protects Newborn

A recent study shows that a prenatal flu shot can go a long way for an infant
Family Matters

Exercising with relatives keeps motivation, determination high
Snack Time

Teaching the basics of healthy snacking helps kids make good choices when eating alone
Salad Bar Ahead

How to navigate the salad bar to actually get a healthy meal where you most expect it
Caffeine Craze

Health officials are cracking down on the energy drink business for not properly warning their consumers
Bullying Outweighs Obesity in Parents' Minds

A new poll reveals bullying of obese kids, lack of enforcement of healthy behaviors are top health concerns for parents
A Brief Pause for Menopause and Heart Disease

An increase in testosterone levels during menopause is linked to a higher risk for heart disease
Teaching Kids About Food to Cut Costs

Planning lunches with children offers parents a teaching opportunity for both nutrition and cost-savings
Trick or Cavity?

Overindulging in Halloween candy doesn't have to mean an expensive dentist visit for your kids
Diet, with a Side of Exercise Please

New study shows that older people need diet and exercise to lose weight and prevent muscle loss
Walk, Talk and Lose Weight

Walking groups put fitness first with friendship coming in a close second
Smells OK, but What About Bacteria?

Contaminated produce is a relatively new issue but it quickly has created a formidable challenge for producers and consumers trying to detect bad food before it hits the dinner table
Go Bananas

B-A-N-A-N-A-S for cake? Warren Brown, author of "Cake Love: How to Bake Cakes from Scratch" (Stewart, Tabori & Chang), can help even amateur bakers whip up a versatile, fruity delight ... tonight
30 Days to a Better You

One small adjustment a day keeps life's little snafus away - and can get you on the right track in no time
Twinkle, Twinkle Healthy Eyes

10 Ways to Spend Less and Eat Healthier

Learn how to save money at the grocery store and still come home satisfied
How Not To Let Your Hair Down

Divine Dessert

Cubicle Calisthenics

Experts suggest maybe work should be a workout
How Green is Your Workout?

Fitness enthusiasts looking to build an eco-friendly regimen need look no further than the great outdoors - and toxin-free gear
Candy Every Healthy Body Wants

New offerings promise to satisfy the sweet tooth and provide essential vitamins and nutrients, but do so-called 'functional candies'
In the Know

Study shows breast cancer patients, particularly minorities, are unclear on treatment outcomes
Waist Away

Put simply, your waist should be less than half your height. Focus on tightening your mid-section today not only to fit into your skinny jeans, but also to cut your risk for hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and cancer
Are Wii Fit Yet?

Touted as a revolutionary unification of video games and exercise, the Wii Fit's foremost achievement is occasional sweaty fun
Eat Chocolate, Stay Healthy

Try these recipes that incorporate the foods you love with nutritional virtues you want:
Sweat Equity

Think You've got your workout worked out? Here are a few easy ways to raise the bar
When the Eyes Fail, Surgery Restores Clarity

Cataracts can compromise vision at any age but new procedures can fix the problem and have sufferers seeing clear
Improve Your Child's Life Today

A better routine for eating and studying can prepare children for a better, more productive present and future
Love in the Dark

For years health experts have lauded the health benefits of dark chocolate - here are the reasons why
Top Foods for a Flatter Belly

Fight the good fight with good fats
Obesity Charged with Increased Cancer Risk

A new study shows a drastic increase in cancer deaths for people with a high body mass index
Without Sun, In Style

Sunglasses are the rare fashion-statement that has benefits beyond beauty
My Treadmill Is a Genius

Exercise equipment is learning to adapt to the user’s fitness level and needs
Five Inside: Banana Twinkies

When Brains Attack

Understanding the symptoms of a stroke can save victims from serious damage
Burnout Busters

Variety is the spice of any healthy workout-life that keeps boredom at bay and the calories burning
When the Heat is On

Extreme temperatures and exertion leave many people dangerously overheated – here’s how to keep your cool
Beverage 2.0

Add-in nutritional supplements have turned water, soda and fruit juices into modern health elixirs. But do the benefits outweigh the costs – or the sugar?
It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's Superbug!

Antibiotic-resistant MRSA is on the rise and concern is at a fevered pitch -what do people need to know when checking-in to the hospital, in order to check out healthy?
Smooth Move

Start your day with a Banana, Nutmeg, and Honey Smoothie
Run for Prevention

For young women on the run, researchers say lacing up your tennis shoes can do more than keep your heart healthy – it can help prevent early breast cancer.
Tough Guys, Brittle Bones

Osteoporosis is a silent yet dangerous disease, especially for men
Ready to Run

Preparing for a local race or marathon begins with a few important steps
Good Hearted Towns

New study ranks cities according to heart health
Mommy’s New Body

Post-pregnancy fitness and weight loss is a tummy-focused event. Here’s how to set goals and regain pre-baby form
Very Berry Super

Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Not so much. Heroic? Most definitely
‘Does this Vacation Make My Butt Look Big?’

Avoid putting on pounds while on vacation by eating the right foods and quantities
Tick, Tick, Tick

Are you an ‘owl’ living in a ‘lark’s’ world? Internal clocks might control why we do what we do and when we do it, but resetting the time could allow you to make the most of every day
Beyond the Five-Day Diet

Eating right is easier during the workweek but once the weekend rolls around, all bets are off. Here’s how to live-it-up on the weekends without ruining your diet
(Don’t) Feel the Burn

Dealing with sun is a daily endeavor. Find out when people forget protection but need it the most
Gender Gap in Heart Health

Differing symptoms and treatments keep women at a disadvantage following cardiovascular events
Ears Open

Athletes and their iPods are leaving the gym in favor of the great, warm outdoors, but can they hear you coming?
Clean Bill of Health

When it comes to a hospital stay, asking the right questions can help prevent infection
H2Overload

With experts watering down water's effectiveness, it may be time to rethink the rush for eight glasses a day
Cut Down to Size

Weight loss surgery can change lives, but patients should be aware of its challenges and complications
Tart at Heart

A new study shows there may be strong link between tart cherries and cardiovascular health
Mind Your Mammy

Not all mammograms – or doctors – tell the same story
A Wii Bit Smarter?

New video games attempt to activate the mind, but even those in the business question whether the games really boost brainpower
Slim Down For Spring

The sun is coming out of hiding and so should you. Recover from winter weight gain in just a few simple steps
Part-time Organic

Balancing the health of your figure with the health of your finances can be difficult, but not impossible, when shopping upscale produce
Three Square

Skipping meals isn’t a good game to play for people looking to lose or maintain weight
New Friend Request

Even in the social-networking age, finding a few good friends remains a challenge for adults
Sweet Relief

Chocolate, coffee, honey and pistachios provide a fix that extends beyond mere indulgence
Lowest of the Low

Average cholesterol levels are dipping, but doctors warn that pills are not the magic bullet toward a long-term solution
Getting Thin Under the Knife

Weight-loss doctor Carlos Carrasquilla, M.D. weighs in on the rise of obesity-related surgeries
Live Aid

Probiotics come in many shapes and sizes and are now being added to a wide variety of foods
Workout to Ward Off Strokes

A new study indicates that physical fitness can reduce the risk of stroke
Do You Know Your Food?

A lot of what Americans eat comes from other countries, and as the number of food recalls rise experts urge consumers to get smarter about where their food originates
High Cost of Body Art

A new study shows body piercings and tattoos are highly judged on-the-job and can impact advancement in the workplace
The Do-Not-Eat List

Whether trying to lose weight or trying to keep illness at bay, knowing which foods should rarely cross your lips can help you achieve your goals
Winter Workout Tips

Helpful hints for how to stay healthy and fit during those cold winter months
Beyond the Clone

Cloned meat has stolen the headlines, but what about an eel protein that can make ice cream softer? Or a ground-up fish that can make your orange juice healthier? Food science is taking leaps to improve what we eat and how it’s stored
Heart of Gold

Women often ignore early symptoms of heart disease until a heart attack strikes. Find out how to spot the warning signs and take steps to increase overall heart health
Snug as a Bug in a Yoga Mat

Exercise at home can be as beneficial as heading out the door or into the gym
A Nip, A Tuck … Or Not

Who says you have to get surgery to fight the aging process? Plus, plastic surgery by the numbers
Better Living Through Food

No meat, no dairy, no caffeine – nutrition expert Gary Null says living the best life requires a total diet overhaul
Panting with Pets

Your dog or cat can be an excellent exercise companion if you both train properly first
Sugar, Sugar

Hidden and not-so-hidden sugars could be sabotaging your diet – and your overall wellness
Winter-Proof Your Body Today

Hibernating and the holiday season are bad for the body - here’s how to get your body ready for winter
Eat to Prevent Cancer

You are what you eat when it comes to warding off cancer, especially when what you’re eating is processed foods and deli meat
The Flat Pack

For gym rats looking for a flatter stomach, hitting the floor isn’t the only way to construct defined abs. Try swapping sit-ups for these simple exercises to build your core strength
Double-Duty Doula

Compassion is natural for actress Amy Pietz. As a doula, she’s there to assist and comfort women during childbirth. On set, the ‘Aliens in America’ star uses that experience to bond with co-workers. For all involved, it’s a blessing
Executive Coach Dr. Mary Stewart-Pellegrini

How to Really Find a Balance in the Workplace
Healthy – and Happy

Putting the fun into fitness isn’t that hard with a few new ideas and products
Shy Guys

Women aren’t the only ones uncomfortable exercising in the company of the opposite sex. So what are these tough guys doing? Getting in shape together with the help of men-focused clubs and workout programs
The Web Doctor Will See You Now

Swarms of Americans are following health and nutrition advice found on the Web. Here’s what you need to know to make sure the advice you get is good
Beauty and the Breast-Feeder

Don’t Assume You Have to Sweat

Weight-loss Surgery Not One-Size-Fits-All

This Year, Keep Your Workout Promise

Thanksgiving: The Week After

As fun as it is to indulge for a day, it’s important to get back on track with diet and exercise after turkey day. Here are five easy ways to help make up for your day of gluttony
What Women (and Men) Want

A recent study found that when looking for mates, men seek beauty and women seek wealth and security. What does this mean for those on a quest for the perfect partner?
Get Juiced

Daily doses of some 100-percent fruit juices might be the trick to staying healthy, strong and mentally agile - so which are the best of the bunch?
High Fashion Health Hazards

Wearing high-heeled shoes and carrying heavy purses could be the causes of what ails the fashionable woman
Can You Hear Me?

Hold the phone – long-term use of a cell phone may cause inner ear damage and can lead to high frequency hearing loss. Here’s what you need to know
Strong Bones Are Essential For Older Men

Osteoporosis is far more ubiquitous in women, but it can be a deadly disease for male sufferers
You Might Be Overfeeding Your Child If …

Parents often are in denial about the eating habits of overweight and obese children. Here are some easy ways to tell if your child is eating too much, and developing bad health habits as a result
The Flat Pack

For fitness seekers looking for flatter stomachs, hitting the floor isn’t the only way to build a sleeker belly. Try these simple exercises in place of sit-ups to build your core strength
Men In Search Of ‘Curves’

Women aren’t the only ones uncomfortable exercising in the company of the opposite sex, and several men-only clubs are helping them get in shape togethe
Baby Steps

After the birds and the bees, things can get a little complicated. Here’s an introduction to what it means to want a baby
Live Active Cultures!!!

Probiotics are bacteria even germ-phobic foodies can eat and feel good about
Gym Class Heroes

Teenagers across the country are bucking the mallrat stereotype and, instead, becoming a presence at local health clubs
Help Your Children Earn an ‘A’ in School Lunches

Teach the basics of a well-rounded mean to guide future food choices
Gotta Get Kombucha

The inside scoop on this not-so-new, healthy beverage
Hard Facts About Soft Drinks

Middle-aged soft drink consumers might be increasing their risk of heart disease along with their waistlines
Generation Boomeritis

Aging doesn’t have to be synonymous with aches and pains. Here’s how to keep your body in tip-top, pain-free shape
A Healthy Red Meat Revival

If the pleasures of red meat are just a memory as you try to trim fat and calories from your diet, you may be depriving yourself unnecessarily
Need to breathe easy, faster? Try yoga

A Dark Chocolate a Day

Eating 30 calories a day of dark chocolate is associated with a lowering blood pressure without weight gain. Choco-holics and fitness buffs, rejoice!
Stick ’Em Up

Why take a pill when you can stick on a patch? We take a closer look at popular patches on the market today, from nicotine to birth control
The Eyes Have It

What the heck is wrong with you now? The holistic practice of iridology looks deep to answer just that
The 85/15 Diet

When it comes to eating, baby boomer Jesse Ziff Cool is good – very good. But when she’s bad, she’s still slim
Is Fat Our Fault?

Cheers to Strawberry Daiquiris

Facial Awareness

Some skin conditions need special care. The next time you pamper yourself with a facial, consider this ...
Get a Kick Out of It

Like a lot of fitness trends, we jumped right on in with cardio kickboxing and had a lot of fun trying something new. That was then and this is now: Are you doing it right? Make sure you avoid injury and get all the benefits you’re working for
Drinking Has Health Benefits, But . . .

Are We Programmed to Gain Weight?

Bouncing Back Takes Time

How long does it take?

The Bottom Line

A perky rear end is a sign of good fitness. Don’t accept sagging as inevitable. Here’s what to do
Run This Way

Nothing Fishy About Eating Seafood

Keeping It Together

What to do when things get out of joint
Arms Race

Keeping your arms in shape is about more than looking good. It can keep you from dropping the ball – or anything else – in your daily routine
Honey Has Sweet Health Benefits

Allergy ER

What (exactly) is in it? Deciphering food labels has been a murky proposition for food allergy sufferers - until now
Green Tea: Tastes Great, Less Swelling

Be Fruitful, Eat Cherries

How Much Will It Hurt?

Maybe your fear of a painful colon exam is just in your imagination. Maybe that flu shot won’t hurt as much as you think. Doctors decode the science of pain in this by-the-procedure guide
The Zap Factor

The story behind high-tech zit zapper Zeno
Fight the Fat after ‘The Change’

Many women pack on the pounds after menopause, which is a dangerous time to lose health-control. Here’s how to combat mid-life weight gain, and some simple solutions to staying fit and trim
The Bean Means Well

If you feel guilty about your java habit, relax. Give yourself a break, a coffee break
Happy Feet

Start your exercise regimen on the right foot with the right pair of shoes, stretches and exercises to strengthen the most used part of your body
You Food: Sardines

For a little fish, sardines pack a whale of nutrition. Here’s how to incorporate their big benefits into your diet
Deter Diabetes with Diet, Exercise

As the rate of diabetes in the U.S. continues to rise, now more than ever, experts say, you are what you eat
Healthy and Hot Off the Grill

Behind that delicious smoky flavor lies a slew of health concerns, especially for meat eaters. Learn to grill the right way for a healthier summer meal
What to Eat Today

Choosing what and when to eat is a daily struggle for most women – here’s how to get the most bang for your nutrition buck
Protecting Your Summer Skin

Taking care of your skin, the human body’s largest organ, isn’t about just one summer; it’s about ensuring you have healthy, happy summers for many years to come
How Green is Your Salad Bowl?

Darker is better when adding greens to a salad. Try these nutritious options for a crunchy, health-packed meal
Innovative Foods Put the ‘New’ in Nutritious

Grocery store shelves are lined with products promoting good health, eating fewer calories and dining on smaller portions for cook-free, easy eats
DIY Massage for Good Health

Massage doesn’t just feel good, it’s good for you
Walk this Way

Strolling toward a fit, healthy body takes 10,000 steps a day, a little off-roading and a lot of arm action
‘Cramming’ Backfires on Young People

Hard-Core College Drinking Leads to Trouble

Go Bravely with Ginkgo (Ginseng, Too)

Something We Can Learn from Immigrants

Eating in the Comfort Zone

Our love affair with food boils down to one simple thing: What makes us feel good. But can we have comfort food without the calories? TV chef G. Garvin shows the way
Now You Know ...

Who or what to blame for failure to calm chronic headaches? It could be depression
Overcome Exercise Obstacles

When the brain overrides the body's need for physical activity - often for weeks on-end - here's how to move past sedentary and get moving again
Employee in Training

Fitting fitness into a busy morning can be tough. Fitting it into your seemingly packed workday is no sweat
You Food: Yogurt

Curdled by bacteria and full of living microorganisms, this dairy byproduct tastes – and helps – a lot better than it sounds
Time-Saving Menus

There are several shortcuts people can take to put nutritional meals on the table without much effort and cooking, so why not make it easy tonight?
Hot Off the Grill (And Healthy, Too!)

With grilling season on the horizon, Food Network personality Bobby Flay divulges his favorite flavors for outdoor eats
You Food: Artichokes

Big-hearted and oh-so-tasty, find out why this unattractive member of the thistle family is a boon to your immune system, circulatory system and, of course, the dinner table
The Skinny on Being Thin

Big or small, bad health can plague any body type. So don’t be so smug if you’re slight, here’s what you need to know about staying lean right.
Eating in the comfort zone

Our love affair with food boils down to one simple thing: What makes us feel good. But can we have comfort food without the calories? TV chef G. Garvin shows the way
You Food: Corn

From on-the-cob to old-fashioned grits, we stalk-down the origins, health benefits and innovative ways to add this nutritious veggie to your next meal
Get Your Vitamins Here

With countless supplements on the market, many consumers have forgotten to look no further than the end of their fork for vitamins
Back to Basics

Low-carb diets, fitness and all-out laziness may make you feel good in short-term, but all we really need to do to win the battle of the bulge is eat simply and move
Exercise in Disguise

Parents looking to get their kids up-and-moving need look no further than fun. Just don’t utter the dreaded “e” word
Star Quality: Rachael Ray's Million-Dollar Smile

Envy the queen of TV's pearly whites? Here's how to make your smile shine in no time
Do the Yoga Dance

Core fusion is a hot exercise trend that blends yoga and Pilates with dance to build lean, strong muscles
Star Quality: Maria Sharapova's Shoulders

For shoulders that are sexy, and strong enough to ace the competition, hit these game-winning exercises at the gym
You Food: Kale

Cabbage's favorite relative is a leafy triple threat; superstar cancer-fighter, pill-free vitamin and hearty, heart-healthy additive to any winter meal
The New Hot Flash

Going through the changes of menopause can be an opportunity for women to focus on the self and change life for the better
Soy What?

Expert thinking about soy has changed, but one thing hasn’t: It’s still a wonder food. Here’s how to take advantage
Shall We Dance?

If so, then let’s Zumba, a mix of Latin moves that burns calories and boosts your heart rate, while you have fun and look good doing it.
Just Face It

None of us is getting any younger, but we don’t have to look it, thanks to injectables that do away with the need for facelifts and more
You Food: Dark Chocolate

One sweet cholesterol fighter aims to bring its antioxidants to the sweet-toothed set and beyond.
Pamper Your Peds

Professional dancers share their secrets for treating your hard-worked feet
Walking Woes and Problem Prescriptions

Are 10,000 steps a day the clearest path to good health? Plus; Mature patients aren't getting the right drugs.
Mature patients not getting right drugs

Ask the expert: We’re eating out of our minds

‘Mindless Eating’ author Brian Wansink wants to revolutionize how we don’t think about food and get trimmer and healthier while not doing it
Pamper Your Peds

Professional dancers share their secrets for treating your hard-worked feet
Shall we dance?

If so, then let’s Zumba, a mix of Latin moves that burns calories and boosts your heart rate, while you have fun and look good doing it
Soy What?

Expert thinking about soy has changed, but one thing hasn’t: It’s still a wonder food. Here’s how to take advantage
Now here’s the scrub

The truth about microdermabrasion
You feel what you eat

Know your mood-boosting foods from those that sap your goodwill and you’ll never eat wrong again.
‘Have You Tried My Pecan Pumpkin Pie?’

Tempting treats and food pushers will push dieters to the brink this holiday season. Here’s how to handle the onslaught of eats and still have a delicious celebration.
You Food: Cran for Good Health

Who knew that your favorite turkey condiment was also a cancer fighting machine?
These Boots are Made for Sweating

Boot camp workouts take fitness out of the gym and into the outside world.
Blue Skies are Gonna Clear Up

Get help from online ozone alerts, plus: good (bacteria) wins after all, and the growing concern of heart-valve health.
The Big Blowup

Do ever-popular air mattresses overinflate our expectations of a good night’s sleep in the long term?
Youth Pay Price of Poor Body Image

Negative thoughts most often lead to eating disorders, not improved diet and exercise.
The Gassed and the Furious

Before running, make sure the right fuel is in the tank.
Juicy Details

Rich in antioxidants and full of intense, tart, sweet flavor, pomegranates can revitalize your menus and your health.
Oh, Baby!

How vaccinations lost their sting; plus the latest on designer babies.
Run this Way

Pavement hounds take note: there is a right way to lengthen your running career.
Jilted customers find power, voice online

Betrayal. Disrespect. Indignity.
Ask the expert: Karim Rashid, designer

Run this way

Grow out of it?

Four things you thought you’d left in childhood ... but didn’t
Juicy details

Rich in antioxidants and full of intense, tart, sweet flavor, pomegranates can revitalize your menus and your health
Great expectations

Whether it’s planned or an emergency, before you head to the hospital, check out your expectations before you check in
Autumn of love

Birds do it, bees to it, even educated older couples can, too. Here’s some straight talk about sex after 60
The big blowup

Do ever-popular air mattresses overinflate our expectations of a good night’s sleep in the long term?
A Deeply Rooted Dinner

Parsnips, turnips and carrots are just a few fall roots to dig up for a warm autumn meal.
Knowledge is Power

In the age of YouTube and iPods, is there still gold at the end of the reading rainbow?
Plastic Pecs are so Last Year…

Don’t believe the cosmetic surgery hype – not everyone is racing for an elbow tuck
Fishing for Answers

Do media reports about fish contamination worry you? Don’t let lack of knowledge keep you from swallowing these health benefits
Beverage Benefits

Drink milk, coffee and tea to cure what ails you
The Healthier Sex

What’s the big deal between women’s and men’s health? A lot
The Weight-Gain Blame Game

Parents can’t eat out of both sides of their mouths and expect their children not to follow suit.
How to Talk Weight

Creating an open health dialogue with overweight girls is an exercise in positivity.
The Caregivers’ Workout

Fitness can fuel optimism, giving caregivers the strength they need to keep on giving
Bye-Bye Baby Bumps

Post-pregnancy fitness and weight loss is a tummy-focused event. Here’s how to set goals and regain that pre-baby form.
Heart Matters

A new online DIY heart-health checkup spells better long-term health for women.
Don’t Make Me Sick!

This summer learn how to keep food allergies from spoiling all of your outdoor fun.
Drink to Live

Water works hard for you. Do you work hard for it?
A Wake-up Call for Parents of Teens

Arms Race

Keeping your arms in shape is about more than looking good. it can keep you from dropping the ball – or anything else – in your daily routine.
Richard Bergenstal, executive director of the International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet

If you think you’re seeing diabetes in the news more often these days, you're not wrong.
America’s Original Recipe

It’s the simple things that make gullah/geechee cooking a staple of the coastal carolinas – and a blueprint for healthy eating for the rest of us
Keeping It Together

What to do when things get out of joint
Well, What Do You Know?

It’s time for a check-up on your health and fitness savvy. Have you been keeping up? Look and learn.
Your Workout. Your Diet. Your Mind.

Do it Better.
Allergy ER

What (exactly) is in it? Deciphering food labels has been a murky proposition for food allergy sufferers. Until now.
Need to breathe easy, faster? Try yoga

Diversity Training

A motivational toolkit to keep you on the right fitness track
Fishing for answers

Do media reports about fish contamination worry you? Don’t let lack of knowledge keep you from swallowing these health benefits.
Heart Matters

A dynamic new online DIY heart-health checkup adds up to better long-term health for women
Closer… Closer… Closer…

Meaningful relationships—romantic, platonic or other— can have a profound impact on your physical health
Drink to Live

Water works hard for you. Do you work hard for it?
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