In a few weeks, thousands of new college students will stream onto campuses across the country, trying to navigate the novelties of dorm rooms, dining halls, public transit and rooming with strangers.
That extra 10 pounds may be around your middle, but it will affect your brain by middle age, researchers at the University of Cambridge in London say.
Infertility is one of the most devastating afflictions for any couple. Being unable to conceive a child is something that many people never consider until it happens to them. Often times, infertility is a difficult and sensitive subject, and it is challenging to know exactly what way to approach a loved one who is struggling with its complications.
Ten members of Team USA are mothers, proving that having a family isn't an excuse to not work out.
Within hours of setting out for a run, two young women were murdered in recent weeks. Their deaths remind runners that, regardless of how fit they are, they are vulnerable to attack while exercising in public. They also raise the question of whether women should ever run alone.
Infertility is extremely complicated. Some women undergo years of trying to conceive, only to be met with one heartbreaking negative pregnancy test after another. There is usually no simple answer to why you can’t get pregnant, and this article won’t try to attempt to address all of them.
As I stood at the awards ceremony for a recent soccer tournament, I watched as my 9-year-old son, Ace, and his team were presented with first-place medals for a dominating win over the second place team. The following two weeks, Ace and my 8-year-old, Aussie, would each have another opportunity to stand at the podium to receive rewards and accolades for wins at other tournaments.
In the 1960s, a Japanese watchmaker created a pedometer he called the "10,000 step meter" and told users they should take that many steps every day to better their health.
Did you know there are simple things you can do each day that are scientifically proven to make you look and act more appealing? These tips are especially beneficial because they take little effort and the effects can be instantaneous!
Harry Truman was president when the virus named for the Ziika Forest in Uganda was discovered. But scientists are just now figuring out how Zika crosses the placenta and gets into a baby's brain.
Country singer Kris Kristofferson is one of 30,000 people who will be diagnosed with Lyme disease this year. He may be the only person to celebrate the news, however.
Although some people recover gracefully, cancer has likely taken away at least one of your family members within the past five years. This is not only because there is currently no cure for cancer, but because symptoms go undiagnosed until it is far too late.
With a heat dome hovering over much of the country, paramedics are treating heat stroke and other illnesses brought on by extreme temperatures. The victims include a 55-year-old South Carolina man who collapsed and died while out on a walk, and a 20-year-old California football player who was in a coma for two days after suffering heat stroke during practice.
Mercury poisoning is a risk for anyone who eats a lot of seafood; it's also a risk if anyone in your household uses a skin-lightening cream made in another country.
“I don’t trust myself around that food.”
Upon returning home from school recently, my 7-year-old daughter, Azure, came running in the house, proclaiming, “Mom, I want to go exercise!”
I was visiting with family one weekend when my niece offered me a chocolate chip cookie. In the past, I would have not only eaten ...