A gene linked to attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and addiction might also help you live to be 100.
The longest lived among us aren’t necessarily those who are of normal weight, says a new study.
We know that overindulging in our favorite foods isn’t good for our health, but researchers propose a new way of quantifying just how harmful those treats can be.
All that training, regardless of the sport, my pay off in extra years, according to two recent studies.
Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, and the lifetime risk among healthy Americans remains dangerously high.
Playing video games isn’t exactly demanding on the body, but some newer versions may get children moving enough to keep them healthy.
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
Mild psychological distress — even at levels well below the cut-offs for, say, clinical depression or anxiety — appears to put people at higher risk of death, a new study finds
Whether you exercise every day or not, you still need to cut down the time you spend sitting in a chair
Five steps you can take now to help Mom and Dad avoid a money mess
Researchers say there’s an optimal “dose” of exercise that benefits the heart and extends life. Beyond that point, you’re not doing yourself any favors.
Heart patients benefit from taking a low-dose aspirin daily, but the same same protection doesn’t extend to healthy people hoping to prevent a first heart attack
New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for their zen, health-promoting lifestyles, but new data show that life expectancy for city residents now surpasses the rest of the U.S. How did that happen?