Study: Tenfold growth in childhood obesity

Even as that crisis looms in countries across the globe, South Asia and others face the unique problem of underweight youth.

October 16, 2017 0

Football party food makeover

Game-day tip: Swap out calorie-laden staples with healthier fare.

October 15, 2017 0

A slippery subject: Coconut oil

There's an ever-raging debate over its place in dieting and cooking, but the prevailing wisdom says moderation is best.

October 14, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

Fighting a fistula

Dan Smith isn't shy about sharing his deep-rooted belief about colonoscopies—you need them. Regularly.

October 13, 2017 0

Aches and pains? Find out which med will work best

Choosing the right drug for what ails you can be a painful process, but a pharmacist offers up his cheat sheet to make it easier.

October 12, 2017 0

There’s value in strength training

The goal is to keep muscles strong at every age.

October 12, 2017 0

Hate UTIs? One simple step can cut the risk

Adding more water to daily routine lowered odds for the infections.

October 11, 2017 0

The benefits of ‘being in the present’

Explore these 5 ways to practice mindfulness.

October 10, 2017 0

Walk your way to longevity

You don't have to dive headlong into the latest fitness fad to get into shape—just step out for a simple stroll.

October 9, 2017 0

The great libation

Generations of tea-drinkers can attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

October 8, 2017 4

Wholesome breakfast, happy heart

Research suggests people who regularly skip their morning meal may be more likely to have clogged arteries.

October 8, 2017 0

Got a cold or trying to avoid one?

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief (and maybe prevention), but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

October 7, 2017 2