It's no secret that fad diets don't work; at least not in the long-term. Dieting is actually a consistent predictor of weight gain rather than long-term weight loss. People who recognize this truth are often left scratching their heads wondering what to do to live a healthy lifestyle if they're not dieting.
There is nothing the world loves more than a baby announcement. People fawn over gender reveals and throw parties to celebrate the arrival of their little bundles of joy. There is a strong public display of encouragement for conception but little empathy and support for the millions of women struggling to discuss their baby-making challenges.
Artificial sweeteners found in diet sodas and other low-calorie products can make people feel hungry, leading them to eat more and gain even more weight. That's because they tinker with the brain's reward center, according to a new study out of Australia.
It’s that time of the month again. Aunt Flo is paying her monthly visit and you are dreading every second of it.
The vitamin aisle at your local drugstore is under assault. Call it the attack of the gummy bears.
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood donations, saying the nation's supply is critically low because of the July Fourth holiday and summer vacations. But there's another reason health officials are concerned: the possibility of the Zika virus being transmitted through blood donations.
Disclaimer: All women everywhere are beautiful and no one is perfect. This article is not intended to body shame or degrade a female's physical appearance. Society already does enough of that, and it's grotesquely wrong in every way.
Is an unwanted episiotomy assault and battery? One California mother thinks so, and she is suing her former obstetrician for performing the procedure in 2013 even as she begged him to stop.
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.S. said much the same.
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. As she should do, Azure asked for some help.
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 families of their own.
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 indulging.)
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 throughout the day, too. Being tired makes anything and everything we do more difficult. Exhaustion can make it feel impossible to meet even the most basic human needs like exercise, movement, human connection and more.
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After a little nudging from his wife, 59-year-old Mike Stocking found himself at the audiologist office.
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Dentists are around to take care of your teeth. Although you might take your teeth for granted, they’re pretty important. You use them when ...
Upon returning home from school recently, my 7-year-old daughter, Azure, came running in the house, proclaiming, “Mom, I want to go exercise!”