Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you’d be wise to get out of their way.
New research suggests that when it comes to lowering your risk of diabetes, the more changes you make to your diet and lifestyle, the better.
Increasingly, evidence suggests that even moderate amounts of exercise can lead to measurable health benefits. But while you don’t have to be a marathoner to be healthy, it helps if you exercise consistently and stay active over …
Poor Maggie. She’s an overweight 14-year-old character in a children’s book that’s not even due to be released until October, and already she’s stirring up controversy.
Unless you’ve been blessed with certain longevity genes, research suggests that living clean may be your key to living long. A new analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that people who …
Sitting in front of the television may be a relaxing way to pass an evening, but spending too much time in front of the tube may take years off your life.
U.S. fitness guidelines recommend at least 30 minutes of exercise five days a week. But increasingly, evidence suggests that even half that amount can extend significant health benefits.
Regular physical activity — even walking — may be key to maintaining a sharp mind as we get older, two new studies suggest.
Who says your job leaves you no time to hit the gym? A detailed new study of U.S. physical activity patterns shows that men who work full-time — whether their jobs are active or sedentary— end up getting more exercise than …
A dog is man’s best friend, the old adage tells us — and, indeed, new research shows that when it comes to fulfilling our basic psychological needs, humans do benefit from their pets in much the same way they do from their friends.
When it comes to keeping your weight down, a new study by Harvard researchers suggests that the quality of your food matters more than its calorie count.
Americans aren’t living as long as they should, given the relatively sophisticated and expensive health care system in this country.