Has cheering for Team USA this Olympics season inspired you to go for gold in your own distance event? Here in New York City, we’re seeing more and more fitness fans and amateur athletes — including a few staffers from TIME’s …
This month, 14 Ugandans have died from an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Kibaale district in the western part of the country.
When temperatures creep into the triple digits and rain is scarce, crops take a toll. Hot, dry weather has been baking farmland in America’s breadbasket since June, decimating crop yields and sending corn prices through the roof. …
Add to the long list of health benefits attributed to regular yoga practice better balance, increased confidence and higher quality of life in survivors of stroke
As states debate whether to expand their Medicaid coverage under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, a new study by Harvard School of Public Health researchers finds that doing so may save thousands of lives.
A recent study finds that the performance-enhancing claims of dozens of fitness products don’t hold up to scientific scrutiny
Supersized debate: opinions flowed over at the public hearing on New York City’s proposed ban on large-sized sodas, on which the Board of Health is set to vote on Sept. 13
If you’ve got a Peg Perego stroller, check the model number. The stroller manufacturer recalled 223,000 strollers on Tuesday
The disappointing results of a highly anticipated Alzheimer’s drug by Pfizer is a setback for the field, but not necessarily surprising
Every morning, Madison, Wis., grocer Jeff Maurer fills a 40-foot air-conditioned trailer with fresh food from his local store, Fresh Madison Market, and drives to low-income neighborhoods to sell his wares. Maurer launched his …
A study of black gay and bisexual men in six U.S. cities finds that rates of HIV are increasing at a troublesome pace: each year, nearly 3% of gay black men become infected with HIV, a 50% higher rate than among their white counterparts.
In the wake of tragedies like the Colo. theater shooting, we often forget that the families of the perpetrators are victims too. A forensic psychiatrist lends insight into the suffering on the other side