When you and your spouse promised "for better or for worse," your bodies were paying attention. Research shows that married couples are so in sync with each other that they grow more alike on a cellular level as they age.
We constantly hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but this is especially true for diabetics. For type 2 diabetics, it's crucial that you enjoy an excellent filling breakfast, but eating the wrong thing could be worse than skipping breakfast altogether. Because you've been asleep for the past 8 hours your blood sugar levels could be doing crazy things, which make eating breakfast even more important.
Each year in May, the National Safety Council makes a grim prediction: how many of us will die in traffic accidents over the Memorial Day weekend.
Whip up a morning smoothie
Running a marathon is something that many runners aspire to do. Some might even call it the epitome of running success to have completed the 26.2-mile challenge.
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.
Italian researchers say pasta eating is linked to a healthy body weight. Before you roll your eyes, know that an older study in the U ...
Pregnancy is not an excuse to skip your workout, a new study confirms.
Kids are natural climbers. They climb trees, fences and just about anything they can grab hold of.
Recently, my 6-year-old daughter, Azure, was sitting at the computer when some instructions popped up that required some reading that she had difficulty doing herself ...
Young adults are staying on their parents' health-insurance plans longer, and they're seeing their childhood pediatricians even when they're old enough to have ...
Everyone knows they shouldn't eat cookie dough because of the risk of salmonella from raw eggs. (Not that this stops many of us from ...
With modern life as fast-paced and busy as it is, many of us find ourselves exhausted not only by the end of the day, but ...