Some health fads may not be all that healthy

Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference for most.

March 6, 2017 0

Make your health a priority at any age

It’s never too early to take stock of your health.

March 4, 2017 0

10 daily servings of fruits, veggies = recipe for longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.

March 2, 2017 1

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

March 1, 2017 0

The sour note on fake sweeteners

Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.

February 26, 2017 0

Revolutionize your treadmill routine

Try these 6 tips to keep your workout from getting lame.

February 25, 2017 1

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0

Master the mealtime matchup  

Put down that broccoli and take a breath. You don’t have to go head-to-head with your feisty little one at every meal.

February 21, 2017 0

Study: Gym members reap outsized rewards

With club membership, you're more likely to exceed aerobics and strength-training standards recommended by health officials.

February 21, 2017 0

Do you get enough vitamin D?

If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?

February 19, 2017 4

Study: Cancer care needs fitness focus

About 75 percent of patients give up on exercise after cancer diagnosis, even though evidence shows physical activity can help them cope.

February 17, 2017 0

Make peace with your body

Nurture a lifelong healthy outlook by reevaluating the expectations you place on yourself.

February 16, 2017 0