I remember my mom constantly asking my sister and me what we wanted to eat for dinner. We thought we were being considerate by telling her we didn’t care what she cooked and that we loved everything she made. She would always mention how the hardest part about cooking was to come up with what to eat, and I always thought she was a little crazy for it.
The bully on the playground can cause lasting harm, both physical and psychological, to your children. But even more dangerous is the bully in the backyard, the one who shares your child’s DNA.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring nearly 300 pregnant women in the U.S. and its territories who may be infected with the Zika virus. Most cases are in Puerto Rico, but pregnant women in high-risk states should take extra precautions as mosquito season approaches, health officials say.
Chances are you know someone struggling with depression. It can be difficult to understand and to know how to support them. Here are six ways you can actually help:
To B12 or not to B12, that is the question for people seeking to lose weight and restore flagging energy.
It’s all the rage these days—being gluten free. It’s nearly as popular as bobby socks in the 50s, or as Taylor Swift at a middle school sleep over. And with all the hype, you’d think I’d be reveling in being part of the in-crowd. After all, I haven’t eaten gluten for over 2 years now. How hip is that?
As summer approaches, throngs of thrill seekers will converge on state fairs and parking-lot carnivals. While the food is the primary attraction for most fair-goers, more than half will go on at least one ride, the industry estimates.
People are the worst.
Nearly half of heart attacks go undetected, and these "silent" cardiac events can be as bad as those that are quickly diagnosed, a new study says.
Rio de Janeiro is at the heart of the Zika outbreak, not the edge, and to hold the Olympics there in August would be dangerous and reckless, an Ottawa professor argues in Harvard Public Health Review.
These three recently released books offer tips and insights on weight loss, wellness and developing healthy habits.
Conventional wisdom says to eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.
The skeleton you’ll have in your 60s is the one you built in your teens — a disturbing idea to anyone who’s ever watched a 16-year-old boy eat.
Recently, while waiting to pick up my kindergartener from school, I watched my 2-year-old son, Axel, explore a small iron fence that boarded the playground area.
Every day you make around 200 decisions about food, according to researcher Brian Wansink of Cornell University, and hundreds more about being physically active. It is no wonder that we suffer decision fatigue later in the day.
Kids are natural climbers. They climb trees, fences and just about anything they can grab hold of.
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For the first time, Americans are spending more money in restaurants than at grocery stores, a trend that worries health professionals.
If the Social Security Administration had been around in 1776, the Founding Fathers might have retired on disability instead of giving birth to a nation ...
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Should parents always tell their kids the truth?