Ready to heat up your routine?

Hot yoga and hula are an big leap beyond the mundane—and they might even deliver some novel benefits.

Want a fitter ticker? Drop the clicker

There's a direct link between a healthy heart and less TV time.

Coffee—a gallstone buster?

Study suggests prolific coffee drinkers may face a lower risk of gallstone disease.

Pregnant moms gain benefits from exercise

Study: Mamas-to-be who commit to strength training enjoy more energy and experience less fatigue.

Ready for fall? Keep an upstanding diet

As the weather cools and you find yourself indoors, don't be so quick to tuck into those chips and other troublesome snacks.

Simplify the sizzle

Slow cookers, oil misters and other handy gadgets can make life in the kitchen much easier, tastier and healthier.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

Red wine—a microbiome fertilizer?

The occasional glass of your favorite vintage could help diversify the good bacteria in your gut.

‘Fast and feast’ diet for weight loss?

While this may work in the short-term, dietitians caution that for long-term success, dieters should focus on healthy lifestyle changes.

Do more for your core

Variations of the plank, bird dog and leg extension can strengthen your body—minus the anguish and agony.

Patient Story

‘The big step’

As a 3-year-old, Violet spent months fighting bladder and kidney infections. After a complex ureteral repair, she’s back to her “sweet, healthy” self.

A top cardio plan: Get a canine

Compared to folks without pets, dog owners are ahead of the pack in healthy living—more exercise, better diets and lower blood sugar levels.

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