The general advice for most Americans is: Get more exercise. But the question is what kind of exercise, how intensely and for how long?
Most of us have water on tap and milk chilling in the fridge, but did you know these budget-friendly beverages (and others) can do more than just quench your thirst? We’ve rounded up 21 drink suggestions for every type of …
Playing video games isn’t exactly demanding on the body, but some newer versions may get children moving enough to keep them healthy.
Parents should be discouraged from letting kids bounce on trampolines at home, according to an updated policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Researchers provide the strongest evidence yet that soda and other sugary drinks contribute to the obesity epidemic in children.
As with so many other things in life, exercise may work best if you follow the Goldilocks rule: exercise neither too little nor too much, if your goal is to shed extra weight, a new study finds.
Getting turned on overrides women’s natural disgust response, a study suggests, making them more willing to do things they otherwise wouldn’t
On Thursday the New York City Health Department became the first in the nation to ban the sale of sugared beverages larger than 16 oz. at restaurants, mobile food carts, sports arenas and movie theaters.
Why would someone celebrated as a hero break the rules? Lance Armstrong’s decision to stop fighting antidoping charges prompts parents to parse right and wrong
Tips for moms or dads who are thinking of opting out of the workplace
In a new book, “slow parent” Susan Sachs Lipman pushes back against the highly scheduled, jam-packed lives of parents and kids
Training for a race means making sacrifices like going to bed early and putting aside hours on the weekends for long runs. But what about your precious after-work glass of wine? Would you be willing to give it up?
Opinions are mixed on whether a Nike commercial featuring 12-year-old Nathan Sorrell, who weighs 200 lbs., combats or promotes stigma surrounding obesity