Smells like success

Zinc oxide, a compound typically used for hospital wound care, may find new life as an active ingredient in deodorant.

Brush teeth, save brain?

Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.

Little steps, large gains

Even a modest increase in fitness level can improve longevity and quality of life.

Life got you down? Grin and bear it

Good news: Smiling may indeed boost your mood. Bad news: Frowning will bring you down.

More than a fancy handstand

Yoga practitioners have long touted their craft as a path to optimal health for mind and body. Now researchers agree—there's a curious power to the downward dog.

The heal-better diet

On the mend after injury or surgery? The right foods—and sometimes a few supplements—can hasten your recovery.

Life in the fast lane

The speed of your strength-training workout is a strong indicator of your overall health—and could hint at your possible lifespan.

‘Jumping rope makes exercise fun’

Jump Jam encourages healthy, active lifestyles for area students.

Reasons why you should throw flip and flop out

Avoid flimsy footwear to keep calluses and injuries at bay this summer.

Meat matters

Want to trim down on saturated fat, but still gain protein and nutrients? Develop an eye for leaner cuts and grass-fed varieties.

The power of a pack

If your enthusiasm for fitness is waning, a walking group could bring new energy—and accountability.

Spring-clean your medicine cabinet

Follow these tips for proper storage and disposal to help safeguard your kids.

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