Got a TV-watching marathon in your future? You might want to read this first. More »All those TV-watching marathons could affect your views on nutrition
Lose weight, feel more energetic and save time in the kitchen with these no-cook meal ideas. More »Raw foods: why you should eat way more of them
Although the weather outside is frightful, science is trying to help us embrace the low temps with new research out of the University of California, Berkeley, and supported by the National Institute of Health, showing that a shot of cold air might help us burn more calories. More »Science gives us a potential new reason to love chilly temperatures
Does a 17-year old have the right to not only make choices in regards to her own medical treatment, but to do so in a way almost guaranteed to end in death? More »Should a 17-year-old be allowed to choose death?
Not only are the nuts a great source of filling fiber and protein, but they’re also packed with nutrients that fight inflammation, cholesterol, heart disease and cardiometabolic conditions. More »The simple snack swap to banish belly fat
In tests, the new medicine, teixobactin, rapidly cured infections that should have been fatal. More »Scientists find antibiotic that kills superbugs
What happens when regular people of various ages get together for a fitness photoshoot? Magic, if Benjamin Von Wong has anything to do with it. More »How a photographer transformed regular people into elite athletes—without Photoshop
Timothy Ray Brown was the first man cured of HIV. But he initially opted against the stem cell transplant that would later make history, he reveals in a new essay. More »Only man cured of HIV shares details of his shocking story
It’s the most effective diet no one’s ever heard of. More »The DASH diet is the best diet in America — So why haven't you heard of it?
By now, you’ve probably figured out that men’s and women’s bodies don’t work quite the same way. More »The 3 muscles women neglect (and how to strengthen them)
There’s been a lot of news about breakfast lately — both good and bad. Some studies suggest breakfast may not be necessary to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, but that doesn’t mean skipping out on your first meal is a healthy habit. More »4 worst breakfasts for your waistline
As Christmas festivities come to an end, we sigh, shake off the tinsel and step wearily into January. All that’s left to look forward to are cold dreary nights – they don’t call it January blues for nothing. We’ll have New Year’s resolutions; that goes without saying. But how long will they last? If you’re searching for goals that stand the test of time, concentrate on being happy. Sounds clichéd, but it’s the only resolution that will make 2015 the year to beat. Being happy ticks every box – it keeps the heart healthy, strengthens the immunity and reduces stress. Hoping for a happier you? Try these 10 steps for size. More »10 Steps To A Happier You in 2015
The number of children treated annually for accidental pot consumption in Colorado has reached double-digits and a drug treatment chain has seen a surge of teens treated for cannabis abuse, a leading U.S. anti-marijuana group said on Monday. More »Surge In Marijuana Ills Causes Cries For Stricter Control
Modern life is literally a pain in the neck. As Yahoo Health recently reported, texting can put up to 60 pounds of pressure on your neck and spine because of the way it changes your posture. Add in stress-related muscle tension (uh, hello last-minute holiday shopping), and it’s no wonder that more than 16 percent of women and 10 percent of men in one study reported experiencing neck pain within the past month. More »3 DIY Fixes for Your Achy Neck
Your grandma probably told you to bundle up for the winter weather as a kid or you’d risk getting sick. While that notion has been hotly debated for ages, a new study out of Yale University provides some evidence that Grandma was right. More »Can Cold Temperatures Make You Sick? Science May Support Grandma
With Christmas done and dusted, New Year’s resolutions are next on the to-do list. After overindulging on mince pies and mulled wine for weeks on end, you’re ready to get fit and healthy. But before you head out and sign up to the local gym – listen up. There are a few things you should know… They say motivating yourself is the hardest part, and it’s true. Arrive at the gym with the wrong expectations and you’ll be back on the settee in no time. Read our top 9 tips and tricks before getting started at the gym. More »9 Things You Need To Know Before Starting The Gym
The dark, leafy nutritional darling is getting some bad press. What’s a kale lover to do? More »Kale backlash: Should you stay devoted in 2015?
Beware: Food frenemies are everywhere. In fact, research shows that if you eat with another person, you’ll down 33% more on average. Here’s how to enjoy the company, without the calories. More »4 people who might be making you fat
If the line between work and play is a little blurry, chances are you’re stepping into workaholic territory. The digital age has completely transformed the way we approach tasks. Smartphone, laptop and tablet to hand; everything’s done at the touch of button. But rather than freeing our time and allowing us to reflect, it’s merely created more opportunities to work. Sky-high workloads and unrealistic deadlines can be more damaging to your health than you realise. If the thought of clearing your schedule for a little ‘me time’ seems unimaginable, these 5 New Year’s Resolutions are a good place to start. More »5 New Year's Resolutions For Workaholics