An apple a day…

This popular fall fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

Sore? Ice first, then heat

You don't need strong medicine or fancy gadgets to ease your pain—just a bag of frozen peas and some patience.

Study: Eat healthy, be happy

Those who embrace healthier food choices are likely to experience less anxiety and better moods.

Marriage—a life-extender?

It's true: Married people live longer than those who are divorced, widowed or never married.

Think you have the flu? 

There's a time for bed rest and a time to see the doctor. And then there's a time to head to the ER.

How to make veggies popular

If you want picky eaters to load up on healthier fare, a decadent description is far more effective than a bland, health-conscious label.

Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

Bust diabetes with moderate weight loss

Trimming just 10 percent from your overall weight can drastically improve your odds of better managing your insulin levels.

Suspect in pancreatic cancer: Gut fungi

Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.

It’s a fall thing: Time for flu shots

A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.

Fiber-rich foods build healthy hearts

A proper diet is often one of the first steps in the journey to better blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

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