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We Evolved from Couch Potatoes
The benefits of exercise become even more essential as we age. Evolutionary biology helps explain how activity extended the human lifespan.
Can A Diet Slow Aging?
There are a lot of anti-aging treatments and products out there, but the science behind many of them is lacking. Here's what we know so far.
Kids Gain Pandemic Pounds
Lockdown has not been kind to anyone's waistline, but this is especially true for kids, a CDC study finds. Here's how parents can help.
Ready, Set a Goal!
There are two keys to exercise success. One involves who sets your goals. The other is about how gradually or quickly you pursue them.
Online Fitness, Meet PE Class
Kids use smartphones anyway, so why not enlist them to get kids to be more active? Exergames are fun and adjust to personal fitness levels.
A Multisensory Treatment for Parkinson’s
Dancing with music stimulates the mind and body and appears to slow or halt the most debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
Catching Gestational Diabetes Early
Placental hormone levels may help physicians catch gestational diabetes and other pregnancy complications in the first trimester.
Successful 50 Lb. Losers
Some people who lose a significant amount of weight gain it back; others manage to keep it off. Here's what sets successful losers apart.
Creeping Inactivity? Hypertension Lurks
Work and the arrival of kids can make it hard to stay active, but continuing to exercise has a big impact on the likelihood of hypertension.
Walk, Don't Saunter
Walking together makes couples healthier and happier. To get the biggest health boost, however, keep up the pace -- and don't hold hands.
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