SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Health

4 Top Ways To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

by Sarah Mahoney

You resolve to develop healthier habits. Here are the metrics that measure your success.

The Metrics of Health Change: Four Numbers You Need to Know

You resolve to develop healthier habits. Here are the metrics that measure your success.

by Sarah Mahoney

Healthy alternatives to overprescribed opioids

How to Cope with Chronic Pain

Healthy alternatives to overprescribed opioids

by Fred Cohn

Forget what you used to believe about the F-word. Our five-day plan optimizes this essential nutrient—and could even help you lose weight.

Have a Healthier Relationship With Fats by Friday

Forget what you used to believe about the F-word. Our five-day plan optimizes this essential nutrient—and could even help you lose weight.

by Sarah Mahoney

Go for the gold in your life with inspiration from some of Team USA’s best athletes.

8 Best Inspirational Quotes from Team USA Olympians

Go for the gold in your life with inspiration from some of Team USA’s best athletes.

by Daiyaan Colbert

Here’s a new and important reason you should have more fun in bed.

The Surprising Way To Boost Your Brain

Here’s a new and important reason you should have more fun in bed.

by Elizabeth Agnvall

Find your ideal activity that brings comfort and fun.

Stave Off Stress With a Mental Getaway

Find your ideal activity that brings comfort and fun.

by Marlo Thomas,AARP

Used smartly, this tax-free tool won’t just pay for medical bills—it can supplement your retirement.

How a Health Savings Account Can Fatten Your Nest Egg

Used smartly, this tax-free tool won’t just pay for medical bills—it can supplement your retirement.

by Jean Chatzky


Tinnitis affects 50 million Americans. No reason to suffer in silence.

What To Do When Your Ears Ring

Tinnitis affects 50 million Americans. No reason to suffer in silence.

by Margery D. Rosen

It’s not you, it’s your brain. How to sustain your goals, whether it’s to work out, eat healthy or finally start that side gig you’ve been craving.

Here’s the Solution When You Just Can’t Make Your Goals and Resolutions Stick

It’s not you, it’s your brain. How to sustain your goals, whether it’s to work out, eat healthy or finally start that side gig you’ve been craving.

by Janice Holly Booth

Do Probiotics Really Work?

by Logan Ward

Worried about osteoporosis or osteopenia? New research shows how a simple yoga routine can make your skeleton sturdier.

Stronger Bones in 12 Minutes a Day

Worried about osteoporosis or osteopenia? New research shows how a simple yoga routine can make your skeleton sturdier.

by Sarah Mahoney



Life changes can resurrect old problems, or even trigger a new illness.

Midlife Eating Disorders Are on the Rise. Are You at Risk?

Life changes can resurrect old problems, or even trigger a new illness.

by Sarah Mahoney

Coffee’s bad for you. No, it’s good! How to stay well in the face of seesawing health advice.

When Health Advice Flip-Flops

Coffee’s bad for you. No, it’s good! How to stay well in the face of seesawing health advice.

by Sarah Mahoney

Seeing doctors via technology can keep you healthy while saving you money.

Make TeleHealth Technology Work For You

Seeing doctors via technology can keep you healthy while saving you money.

by Sarah Mahoney

Amid skin cancer increases, experts say it’s time to step up sun protection. You may be surprised at what really counts.

Rethinking Your Sun Protection Year Round

Amid skin cancer increases, experts say it’s time to step up sun protection. You may be surprised at what really counts.

by Sarah Mahoney

Check out these 4 quick tricks to make this healthy teeth routine a daily habit.

True Confessions: Do You Really Floss Every Day?

Check out these 4 quick tricks to make this healthy teeth routine a daily habit.

by Sarah Mahoney

New research shows that some vitamin supplements speed tumor growth.

The Supplements That Can Make Cancer Worse

New research shows that some vitamin supplements speed tumor growth.

by Sarah Mahoney

Healthy recipes aren’t the whole story. Five moves to lower the risk of foodborne illness when you entertain.

How Healthy Is Your Holiday Kitchen?

Healthy recipes aren’t the whole story. Five moves to lower the risk of foodborne illness when you entertain.

by Sarah Mahoney

What to eat to make sure you’re enjoying the benefits of this essential nutrient.

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin E?

What to eat to make sure you’re enjoying the benefits of this essential nutrient.

by Sarah Mahoney

 No need to exercise long and hard; just 15 minutes a day can lengthen your life.

The 15 Minutes A Day Plan For a Longer Life

No need to exercise long and hard; just 15 minutes a day can lengthen your life.

by Candy Sagon

Lack of sleep translates into four times as many colds, new research says.

Confirmed! Too Little Sleep Can Make You Sick

Lack of sleep translates into four times as many colds, new research says.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Eating spicy foods can actually lower your risk of death. Bring on the jalapenos!

Want To Live Longer? Add Spice To Your Life

Eating spicy foods can actually lower your risk of death. Bring on the jalapenos!

by Andy Sagon

 A new kind of cochlear implant is correcting age-related hearing loss.

Hybrid Implants Could Improve Your Hearing

A new kind of cochlear implant is correcting age-related hearing loss.

by Katherine Bouton

No drama, no big commitment—and you still boost your health and lengthen your life.

Hide 30 Minutes of Walking in Your Busy Day

No drama, no big commitment—and you still boost your health and lengthen your life.

by Sarah Mahoney

Protect Yourself From a Missed Diagnosis

by Sarah Mahoney

Blood pressure is too high for nearly one in three Americans, and new technology shows damage this can cause in the brain.

Do You Know Your Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is too high for nearly one in three Americans, and new technology shows damage this can cause in the brain.

by Sarah Mahoney

New research reveals a link between access to parks and better shut-eye.

Want To Sleep Better? Go Outdoors

New research reveals a link between access to parks and better shut-eye.

by Sarah Mahoney

A little more seasoning can boost your health in a variety of ways.

For Heart Health, Spice It Up

A little more seasoning can boost your health in a variety of ways.

by Sarah Mahoney

 For those trapped in sedentary jobs, help is on the way—and you can hide it under your desk

How To Get Healthier Sitting at Your Desk

For those trapped in sedentary jobs, help is on the way—and you can hide it under your desk

by Sarah Mahoney

 Research reveals that for veterans with PTSD, meditation can be powerful medicine.

The Extraordinary Healing Power of Mindfulness

Research reveals that for veterans with PTSD, meditation can be powerful medicine.

by Sarah Mahoney

Looking to improve your diet? Toss more of these proven winners into your grocery cart.

Power Up With Produce

Looking to improve your diet? Toss more of these proven winners into your grocery cart.

by Sarah Mahoney

Adding HIIT exercises (high intensity workouts) can make you fitter, faster and healthier, and help you enjoy your workout more.

The 60-Second Workout Makeover

Adding HIIT exercises (high intensity workouts) can make you fitter, faster and healthier, and help you enjoy your workout more.

by Sarah Mahoney

What one executive discovered about authority, responsibility, face-time, disclosure—and healing.

How To Manage Your Work During Cancer Treatment

What one executive discovered about authority, responsibility, face-time, disclosure—and healing.

by Kara Baskin

A noted scientist talks about why finding purpose in life is the best defense against aging

Purpose: Secret to a Longer, Healthier Life

A noted scientist talks about why finding purpose in life is the best defense against aging

by Janice Holly Booth

How to Live to be 100 Years Healthy

by Eugene L. Meyer

 New research highlights the power of positive expectations.

How a Placebo Can Power Your Health Change

New research highlights the power of positive expectations.

by Sarah Mahoney

 New research shows ever-more benefits for getting up and moving around.

Why Too Much Sitting Can Make You Anxious

New research shows ever-more benefits for getting up and moving around.

by Sarah Mahoney

Want to nail that promotion, solve a tough problem or pull off plan B? New science says: Sleep on it. Learn how to sleep better for success.

Sleep Your Way to Success

Want to nail that promotion, solve a tough problem or pull off plan B? New science says: Sleep on it. Learn how to sleep better for success.

by Ted Spiker

The NBA star reveals his top 7 health tips

Dominique Wilkins: “ How I Stay Healthy With Diabetes.”

The NBA star reveals his top 7 health tips

by Mike Zimmerman

How to ward off wasp stings, poison ivy, rip currents, and other seasonal calamities.

Have Your Healthiest Summer Ever This Year

How to ward off wasp stings, poison ivy, rip currents, and other seasonal calamities.

by Julie Stewart, Elizabeth Agnvall and Candy Sagon

Healthier eating is a prime goal for many of us, but becoming overzealous can harm rather than help. Learn more about orthorexia symptoms

When Health Changes Go Too Far

Healthier eating is a prime goal for many of us, but becoming overzealous can harm rather than help. Learn more about orthorexia symptoms

by Sarah Mahoney

  The battle between what you think and what you feel can undermine weight loss—unless you take these two simple steps.

Reimagining Yourself Thinner? Here’s the Secret

The battle between what you think and what you feel can undermine weight loss—unless you take these two simple steps.

by Sarah Mahoney

Plants calm us, inspire us and keep us healthy—no green thumb required.

How a Garden Heals

Plants calm us, inspire us and keep us healthy—no green thumb required.

by Sarah Mahoney

  How often do you go to the doctor? How often should you?

Rewriting My Medical Manifesto

How often do you go to the doctor? How often should you?

by Sarah Mahoney

A new study sheds light on the pros and cons of having a workout pal

Does an Exercise Buddy Help or Hurt?

A new study sheds light on the pros and cons of having a workout pal

by Sarah Mahoney

New research finds that if you exercise harder, you’ll live longer

Time To Crank Up Your Workout

New research finds that if you exercise harder, you’ll live longer

by Sarah Mahoney

 Counting your calories and carbs for a more restful night

Foods That Can Help You Sleep

Counting your calories and carbs for a more restful night

by Candy Sagon

Couples play an important role in ensuring each other’s fitness, as new research reveals.

How Your Honey Can Keep You Fit Forever

Couples play an important role in ensuring each other’s fitness, as new research reveals.

by Janice Holly Booth

Should the sun ask where I’ve been lately, you can tell him I’m sticking to the shadows

Confessions of a Fallen Sun Worshiper

Should the sun ask where I’ve been lately, you can tell him I’m sticking to the shadows

by John Stark

Make the leap from recording data to changing your routine

Can Wearable Tech Build Healthy Habits?

Make the leap from recording data to changing your routine

by Sarah Mahoney

Even the quickest brush with our mortality can change us—for better or for worse

Thinking About Life—and Death

Even the quickest brush with our mortality can change us—for better or for worse

by Sarah Mahoney

The Live-Longer Lifestyle Plan That Really Works

by Kristina Johnson (adapted from The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner)

Crafting a memoir can explore your life, lift your spirits, even make you healthier. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

How To Write About Your Life

Crafting a memoir can explore your life, lift your spirits, even make you healthier. From Purple Clover

by Anndee Hochman

How to Quadruple Your Energy

by Fred Cohn

Tap the power of social networks to shed those stubborn pounds

Weight Loss Data You Can’t Ignore

Tap the power of social networks to shed those stubborn pounds

by Janice Holly Booth

Do you wonder about the benefits of meditation? Exciting new research finds that meditating just might keep your brain healthier.

Change Your Brain With Meditation

Do you wonder about the benefits of meditation? Exciting new research finds that meditating just might keep your brain healthier.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Here’s how to make your circadian clock work for, not against you

5 Ways to Beat Your Biorhythms

Here’s how to make your circadian clock work for, not against you

by Kara Baskin

 Beyond role and pay, here’s what to consider

The Right Workplace For Your Mental Health

Beyond role and pay, here’s what to consider

by Sarah Mahoney

 We think it’s money that makes us crazy; turns out health is an even bigger concern

Health and Stress: the Midlife Connection

We think it’s money that makes us crazy; turns out health is an even bigger concern

by Sarah Mahoney

A good social support network can help ward off illness

A Hug a Day Keeps Colds Away

A good social support network can help ward off illness

by Janice Holly Booth

Healthy sex can boost your immune system, burn calories, help you relax—even increase longevity.

8 Reasons Sex Improves Your Health

Healthy sex can boost your immune system, burn calories, help you relax—even increase longevity.

by Michael Castleman

 New research rates it just as beneficial as aerobic exercise for lowering some heart risks

Yoga For Your Heart

New research rates it just as beneficial as aerobic exercise for lowering some heart risks

by Sarah Mahoney

 Don’t let “your time” disappear into the demands of your job

10 Ways to Turn Lunchtime Into Your Power Hour

Don’t let “your time” disappear into the demands of your job

by Kara Baskin

A simple practice can reduce stress, lower blood pressure and keep your brain younger

I have Sex Twice a Week. Am I Normal?

A simple practice can reduce stress, lower blood pressure and keep your brain younger

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

 How the next generation of computing is changing the world of wellness

Meet Watson, Your New Doctor

How the next generation of computing is changing the world of wellness

by Sarah Mahoney

The words we choose shape our response to illness

Changing Your Vocabulary To Drop Your Risk of Cancer

The words we choose shape our response to illness

by Sarah Mahoney

Bragging rights could be just the ticket for getting you in shape

To Get Fit, Tap Your Inner Badass

Bragging rights could be just the ticket for getting you in shape

by Sarah Mahoney

 Don’t let sleepiness stand between you and your dream

Hit Pause To Power Up Your Day

Don’t let sleepiness stand between you and your dream

by Sarah Mahoney

 A happy marriage can be as good for your health as a nutritious diet

How To Live Healthily Ever After

A happy marriage can be as good for your health as a nutritious diet

by Janice Holly Booth

 More gratitude and meaning in your life is just an asana away

Why Yoga Makes Us Happy

More gratitude and meaning in your life is just an asana away

by Sarah Mahoney

  Integrate exercise with your work routine, using these five steps

To Be Sharper at Work, Do This One Thing

Integrate exercise with your work routine, using these five steps

by Kara Baskin

Alone time can help your dreams take wing, but spending too much time alone can be bad for you.

Why Too Much Solitude Can Be Bad For You

Alone time can help your dreams take wing, but spending too much time alone can be bad for you.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Keeping your eye on the prize is more than a motto, new research shows

Make Exercise Easier With This Simple Trick

Keeping your eye on the prize is more than a motto, new research shows

by Sarah Mahoney

It may serve no reproductive purpose, but there are some excellent reasons to smooch. The following kissing benefits will surprise you.

Good News About Kissing

It may serve no reproductive purpose, but there are some excellent reasons to smooch. The following kissing benefits will surprise you.

by Janice Holly Booth

  A few simple adjustments can help you see life change in a whole new light

Brighter Day, Better You

A few simple adjustments can help you see life change in a whole new light

by Sarah Mahoney

 Here’s why 72 degrees—and a walk in the sun —should put a smile on your face

Set Your Thermostat For Happiness

Here’s why 72 degrees—and a walk in the sun —should put a smile on your face

by Sarah Mahoney

One woman’s journey to push herself to new heights and overcome her personal doubts

Conquering Her Fears on Kilimanjaro

One woman’s journey to push herself to new heights and overcome her personal doubts

by Janice Holly Booth

How can we find willpower to lose weight? See the willpower myth now.

The Willpower Myth

How can we find willpower to lose weight? See the willpower myth now.

by Pamela Mitchell

It’s not just what you eat but how and why you eat that counts

You & Food: Can this Relationship be Saved?

It’s not just what you eat but how and why you eat that counts

by Janice Holly Booth

Jogging saved my physical and mental health. But then it started to hurt. <em>Badly</em>. Could I find a way to transition into a new & improved version of my favorite sport?

Running into Trouble

Jogging saved my physical and mental health. But then it started to hurt. Badly. Could I find a way to transition into a new & improved version of my favorite sport?

by Peter Gerstenzang

“We need to let go of this myth that everybody is having more sex, and more perfect sex, than we are.” Midlife sex tips from Iris Krasnow

Does Sex Change at Midlife?

“We need to let go of this myth that everybody is having more sex, and more perfect sex, than we are.” Midlife sex tips from Iris Krasnow

by Kara Baskin

We have no secrets, as a new wave of smart devices tell us how to eat less, brush better, sleep soundly and defend ourselves.

How Smart Is Your Fork?

We have no secrets, as a new wave of smart devices tell us how to eat less, brush better, sleep soundly and defend ourselves.

by James A. Martin

When he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, Steelers superstar Kendall Simmons thought his life was over. But it was just beginning

Sweet Success: How Disease Led To Triumph For One Former NFL Leader

When he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, Steelers superstar Kendall Simmons thought his life was over. But it was just beginning

by JoBeth McDaniel

If you need peace and quiet to think about change, the trip to southern New Zealand might be just the ticket

Remote Resolution Island Might Be the World’s Most Site Specific Space for Soul Searching

If you need peace and quiet to think about change, the trip to southern New Zealand might be just the ticket

by Linda Daly

She did not make the team, but her times put her in medal territory for the Masters’ International – Mother Nature had other ideas though

Conclusion: 50-Year-Old Jacki Munzel Speed Skates the Comeback Trail to the Olympic Trials

She did not make the team, but her times put her in medal territory for the Masters’ International – Mother Nature had other ideas though

by Lorenzo Benet

The uniqueness of Munzel’s quest for a spot on the team is not lost on her coaches, when they saw her race they thought, “where did she come from?”

Part 2: 50-Year-Old Jacki Munzel Speed Skates the Comeback Trail to the Olympic Trials

The uniqueness of Munzel’s quest for a spot on the team is not lost on her coaches, when they saw her race they thought, “where did she come from?”

Competing against skaters younger than her kids doesn’t deter Munzel from her Olympic quest

Part 1: 50-Year-Old Jacki Munzel Speed Skates the Comeback Trail to the Olympic Trials

Competing against skaters younger than her kids doesn’t deter Munzel from her Olympic quest

by Lorenzo Benet

After surviving a heart transplant, Lorelei Hill has no fear of the unknown. “You just wrap your head around it. It’s about learning to trust yourself.”

There’s a First Time for Everything

After surviving a heart transplant, Lorelei Hill has no fear of the unknown. “You just wrap your head around it. It’s about learning to trust yourself.”

by Gail Belsky

The fears that grip us are like telemarketers who interrupt our dinner The next time worry calls, learn not to answer the phone.

What, Me Worry? Never Again

The fears that grip us are like telemarketers who interrupt our dinner The next time worry calls, learn not to answer the phone.

by Sarah Mahoney

“Failure is easy. If you tried, and failed, you can always go back to your day job. But to succeed is to differentiate yourself and step out. You’re suddenly alone.”

Take the Leap! The Power of Deciding To Act

“Failure is easy. If you tried, and failed, you can always go back to your day job. But to succeed is to differentiate yourself and step out. You’re suddenly alone.”

by Victoria Scanlan Stefanakos

The hottest sport for boomers is also one of the oldest: road biking. Discover the joy and excitement of seeing the world from behind a pair of dropped handlebars.

Breaking Away: Wheel Life Adventures

The hottest sport for boomers is also one of the oldest: road biking. Discover the joy and excitement of seeing the world from behind a pair of dropped handlebars.

by Kent Black

“When you have children, you can lose a part of yourself. Recapture it, and you feel young. You feel like you again.”

Marathon Man: Going the Distance Once Again

“When you have children, you can lose a part of yourself. Recapture it, and you feel young. You feel like you again.”

by By Karen Springen

By the time she hit her mid-forties, Alison Taylor thought her weight was a done deal – until she discovered the power of small changes.

Losing 50 Pounds – For Good

By the time she hit her mid-forties, Alison Taylor thought her weight was a done deal – until she discovered the power of small changes.

by Karen Springen

Hilary Tindle’s book “Up” provides a roadmap for anyone searching for a healthier perspective — and a reason to smile.

Embracing the Power of Positivity

Hilary Tindle’s book “Up” provides a roadmap for anyone searching for a healthier perspective — and a reason to smile.

by Dr. Hilary Tindle

Ditch the Stilettos! Throw out the vitamins! Oh, and get a dog. Those are just a few of the trailblazing oncologist’s rules for disease-free living in his new book

Dr. David Agus & his Obsessive Quest for a Longer Life

Ditch the Stilettos! Throw out the vitamins! Oh, and get a dog. Those are just a few of the trailblazing oncologist’s rules for disease-free living in his new book

by Tom Teicholz

How the foods you choose affect you inside out, from <em>Purple Clover</em>

Eating Well at Midlife: Feeding the Body,Mind and Soul

How the foods you choose affect you inside out, from Purple Clover

After being advised by her doctor to quit, Antoinette Little decided to leave her stress-filled job at a law firm in favor of a higher (and tastier) calling: chocolatier.

Antoinette Little’s Sweet Success

After being advised by her doctor to quit, Antoinette Little decided to leave her stress-filled job at a law firm in favor of a higher (and tastier) calling: chocolatier.

After facing down illness, Dawn Nakamura-Kessler pursues her dream career in fashion.

A True Model of Perseverance

After facing down illness, Dawn Nakamura-Kessler pursues her dream career in fashion.

by Connor Toomy