Stress comes in different forms. Longer term almost any form of stress is bad for you but there’s growing evidence that short-term, controlled exposure to stress might be beneficial. Find out why.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
You hear a lot about the role gut bacteria play in health – but could they impact the aging process as well? Read on and find out what happens to the bacteria in your gut as you age.
Who doesn’t fear losing the ability to interact with the world? Yet, your brain ages along with the rest of your body. Fortunately, lifestyle matters. Here are five lifestyle habits that help slow brain aging.
Are you joining in the gluten-free movement? Many people are. However, there are some downsides to adopting a gluten-free diet, including potential exposure to toxic metals. Here’s why.
When you get a physical, your health care provider probably checks a cholesterol level. It’s good to know your numbers, but don’t focus so much on your cholesterol count that you ignore these other numbers that may indicate a higher risk of heart disease and stroke.
Can what you eat impact your life span? If so, what’s the best way to eat for longevity? Read on and discover what the maximum human lifespan is projected to be and what eating plans could help you get there.
As cold weather approaches, colds and other viral infections become more common. Your best defense? A healthy immune system. Here are six keys to keeping yours in tip-top shape.
We hear a lot these days about the role inflammation plays in disease, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. According to a new study, exercise may play a significant role in keeping inflammation in check.
One of the most common health problems in men and women over 50 is osteoarthritis, although they’re not always aware of it. If you looked at x-rays from people in this age group, you would likely see the telltale signs of this degenerative condition in the knees, hips, hands, or other joints. That doesn’t mean […]
You have a family history of heart disease and it worries you. You wonder what your likelihood is of having a heart attack. Here’s what you should know.