A lot is still unknown about the circumstances surrounding the Germanwings airplane crash this week — including what medical or psychological conditions co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have had before he flew a plane carrying 150 passengers into the French Alps. More »Germanwings Crash: How Are Pilots’ Mental And Physical Health Evaluated?
A new study suggests the number of degrees you have may not actually matter to your mental well-being. More »Does Having An Education Make You Any Happier?
In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Yahoo Health spoke with Katie Couric about her advocacy work and the steps you can take to stay healthy. More »Outsmart Colorectal Cancer With This Life-Saving Advice From Katie Couric
When she wrote about having her ovaries removed, Jolie gave us something other celebs don't: solid health advice. More »What Gwyneth Paltrow could learn from Angelina Jolie's op-ed
Sugar-free gum may not do as much good for your teeth as you thought, according to new research. More »Is Sugar-Free Gum Really Good For Your Teeth? New Study Calls Xylitol Into Question
Imagine if you used the Internet to find support for recovering from your eating disorder, and help inspire others to overcome theirs. Now, imagine that photos of you at your most sick were used in an article on “amazing” weight loss transformations. More »Woman ‘Physically Sick’ After Her Anorexia Photo Used In ‘Amazing’ Weight Loss Story
Imagine a world without your smartphone… it would be your worst nightmare, right? If you hate the thought of exercising without your phone, don’t panic – it can be a pretty nifty fitness tool! If you’re new to the apping world, you’ve got lots to catch up on. In an increasingly digital world, everything can be tracked, taught and shared at the touch of a button; enhancing your fitness plan more than you ever thought possible. If you’re curious to find out which apps could really make a difference to your exercise regime, or simply checking out the next-best apps to download – here are 6 of our foolproof favourites. More »6 Foolproof Fitness Apps To Get You Into Shape
Two years after Angelina Jolie Pitt made waves with her choice to undergo a preventive double mastectomy, the mother of six is discussing another major health decision in The New York Times: a laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. More »Why Angelina Jolie Pitt Underwent Preventive Surgery To Remove Her Ovaries
We find fitness inspiration from all corners of the Internet – social media, apps, expert articles. But one platform that’s really made an impact over the past decade is blogging. Personal accounts from health and fitness gurus are priceless. You get to hear genuine advice from ‘real’ people; people who are as excited, interested and passionate about the subject as you are. Rather then umming and ahhing, trying to decide whether that recipe’s really worth trying or if that new workout plan does get results; reach out to the blogging community for honest, authentic reviews. New to blogging? Let these 7 health and fitness bloggers inspire you for summer. More »7 Health And Fitness Blogs To Read Before Summer
The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV) is one of the most widely used intelligence tests on the planet. You probably know it as the IQ test — a standard measure of cognitive ability. But according to new research, if you take the test just over the northern border in Canada, your score could be lower. More »Your IQ May Be Different In Canada Than In The U.S.
Want to get legs that look sexy and strong? Try these four key exercises, and find out which weight machine you should never use. More »How to really tone your legs: 4 key exercises
Less than 10 percent of doctors recognize trafficking victims, and less than 3 percent of ER doctors have received training in recognition and action. Here’s what we can do about it. More »Most Doctors Couldn't Spot A Human-Trafficking Victim If They Saw One. Could You?
Everwonder what would happen if you stopped working out? A new study on identical twins published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise explores exactly that, and the results are dramatic. More »This is What Happens When You Stop Exercising
Once those supermarket shelves are stacked sky-high with tasty Easter eggs, all we can think about is getting our next chocolate fix. For a guilt-free Easter weekend, take the healthy option and enjoy time with friends and family without overindulging. It’s tough, but here are 8 tricks to help beat temptation. More »Easter 2015: 8 Ways To Make Easter Healthy
ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is often thought of as a condition that affects kids. After all, symptoms tend to become apparent during the school years, and it’s generally diagnosed around age 7. But the truth is, it can affect adults, too. More »Can’t Focus? Maybe It's Adult ADHD
You’re there most days, but how often do you make the time to de-clutter and revaluate your work life? We don’t mean just moving the odd mouldy mug or two. Everything from the environment you’re in to how much time you spend in front of the screen can impact your office health. Head into the new season with a spring in your step; here are seven ways you can make your work life so much healthier. More »Office Spring Clean: 7 Ways To Make Your Work Life Healthier
You probably cross your legs at least once while you’re having dinner, working at your desk, or pretty much any time you sit down. Odds are, you don’t even realize you’re doing it — you just sit and cross one leg over the other, like you’ve done for years. More »Sitting With Your Legs Crossed? 4 Reasons To Stop — Now
You may have inherited your father’s blue eyes — and your mother’s thinning hair. More »Female Pattern Baldness Affects Up To Half Of All Women. Here's What You Need To Know
Our brains sure work in interesting ways. (GIF: Tumblr/teded.tumblr.com) Forgetting certain memories while remembering others may be a normal part of brain function, new research shows. More »The Surprising Reason We Forget Things (Plus 4 Secrets To Remembering)
More sunshine means more energy (plus, summer seems a lot closer). Give yourself even more of a boost with the latest apps and online tools More »5 New Fitness Apps to Inspire Your Spring Training
For many, teeth brushing can be a chore. Those 4 minutes of your day seem to take forever, but meticulous morning/evening brushes are the price you have to pay for a Hollywood smile. There are ways you can make brushing your teeth more entertaining. Gym buff or not, exercise doesn’t need to be reserved for the cardio machines. If those long minutes in the bathroom leave you seriously bored, give these 6 timesaving toning exercises a try. More »6 Body Toning Exercises To Try When Brushing Your Teeth
If you’ve ever hoped to age flawlessly, inspiration may come in the form of SuperAgers: people aged 80 and older who have memories as sharp as those of healthy folks decades younger. More »‘SuperAgers’ In Their Late 80s Share Their Stay-Sharp Secrets