While physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease, two studies suggest that jobs involving hard manual labor may harm, rather than help the heart.
Diet & Fitness
With an aging population, rates of dementia will only climb, yet doctors have few effective strategies for addressing the worst symptoms.
Researchers find using a smartphone app to shed pounds may help dieters stay on track.
Complying with federal guidelines for healthy meals in schools helps children to stay leaner, according to the latest study on school lunches.
The month in which babies are born can affect how their immune systems develop, and even how vulnerable they are to autoimmune diseases.
An analysis of imported brands found surprising levels of the metal.
The latest study finds an intriguing connection between weight-bearing exercises and a lower risk of diabetes.
It may soon be possible to have your chocolate and eat it too, thanks to a “healthier” version with all the benefits and half the fat.
Sitting in front of a screen can increase the risk of obesity, but TV seems to have a larger effect on weight than computers or video games.
To stretch or not to stretch? The latest understanding of preworkout routines may have you rethinking yours.
Smaller plates, fewer calories? The latest study shows one way to fight childhood obesity may be to shrink the size of the dinner plate.
A brisk walk may be just as good as a run for keeping the the heart healthy.
Eating fish can be good for the heart and even for the brain, so it’s probably no surprise that pelagic products can lead to a longer life.