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.
Living comfortably within your own skin is difficult when you have had to share it with a baby for nine months. Learning how to embrace your new mom-bod and finding confidence with your new look post-childbirth can be hard, but there are simple ways to help you shed some of your baby weight off.
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. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders of the American Revolution suffered chronic effects of diseases like smallpox, tuberculosis and malaria, and were devastated by the deaths of their children.
From soft drinks to hummus, every kind of food and drink seems to have a fun-sized version these days as manufacturers take a cue from Hollywood and say, "Honey, I shrunk the portions."
Should parents always tell their kids the truth?
In addition to fireworks and cookouts, the long holiday weekend brings mosquitoes, sunburns and sweat. To help your family get through it, in its June/July edition, AARP the Magazine offers 20 quirky tips for surviving summer and promises that they actually work.
We all know we should live a healthy lifestyle — but did you know that doing so is not just good for you, but also your bank account?
Staring into a high-powered microscope during a laboratory job shadow rotation, high school senior Lindsey Pickett watched her own blood cells come into focus on the glass slide.
Most of us get medical advice from doctors and other health professionals when we're sick, but what Dr. Mom says matters, too.
Tiredness never was happiness. Do you get a decent amount of sleep every night? Can you not function without napping during the day? Are you completely exhausted for no apparent reason? One of these diseases may be the culprit.
If the beverage tastes sweet and comes in a can or a bottle, it will cost more in Philadelphia come January when a new tax on sugary and artificially sweetened drinks goes into effect.
One of the reasons we fail to get healthy is that we tend to think only big changes matter. We plan major lifestyle changes, when ...
Children may call it heartless, but the American Heart Association has issued stringent new guidelines on how much sugar children should consume.