Creeping threat: Kratom

Reports of poisoning from this unregulated herbal substance have jumped 50-fold in the past six years.

The advantage to intensity

All levels of fitness are valuable, but higher-intensity workouts will inevitably lead to superior physical condition.

Sharpen your supermarket smarts

Don't let coupons and mailers steer all your food choices at the grocery store—build a healthy diet and aim to follow it.

Night owl? Check the family tree

Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.

The ever-growing scourge

TV, iPads and other modern technology continue to devour childhood hours—and it's only getting worse.

Go-to recipes for chaotic nights

A dietitian shares 9 of her family favorite meals that can be on the table in no time.

The science of shape

Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.

Is your GI tract on track?

Complementary and alternative therapies may help common digestive ailments.

Power your pectorals

You don't need a bodybuilder's zeal to shape your upper body—just some commitment to simple strength-building exercises.

America’s migraine problem

Millions suffer from these intense, recurring headaches. Are we taking them seriously?

The first step in every recipe

Hand-washing and safe food handling are hallmarks of a conscientious cook who knows what's at stake in a bacteria-laden world.

Old dishes, clever fixes

Be it carrots, kale or fish, sometimes the quick and simple approaches are best for kid-friendly creations.

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