Here’s How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Health

Tainted food, trash-filled parklands and even hungry kids: Public health could be increasingly at risk as the U.S. government shutdown drags into its 21st day,…

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Making the Most of a Well-Woman Checkup

Don’t wait until you get sick to see a doctor — wellness visits for women can catch problems before they become serious, as well as…

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What’s the Best Diet for 2019? Experts Weigh In

For many, the start of the new year signals the start of a new diet. But what’s the best way to eat if you want…

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Intimacy: The Elusive Fountain of Youth?

People seeking more satisfaction in their later years might find sex is the spice of life, new research suggests. For the study, researchers analyzed survey…

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Dial Down the Stress

Stress and uncertainty plague many Americans, but there are a number of steps you can take to cope, a psychiatrist suggests. “In this day and…

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Keep Your Skin Glowing With Good Health in 2019

One of your New Year’s resolutions should be to be good to your skin, and dermatologists have 10 ways to help. “All the stresses and…

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Take Time for ‘Me Time’

Husband or wife, mom or dad, the demands on your time can be overwhelming. But even if there’s no end to your to-do list, securing…

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Snacking for Diet Success

Restrictive diets are hard to stick with, especially when you must eliminate most of your favorite foods. Research has also found that cutting out a…

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Follow the Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss, Too

When the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines were released, they included details for following the Mediterranean-style diet. That’s the way of eating in countries that border…

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Building the Bonds of Friendship

It’s well known that having friends plays a big part in our emotional and physical well-being. And while friendships make life more rewarding at every…

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Ways to Fit Pasta Into Your Diet

Who doesn’t crave a big bowl of spaghetti every now and then? But then comes the question of how to fit it into a smart…

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Have Your Cake … And Lose Weight, Too

No one thinks of a piece of layer cake as a diet item. But it turns out that even conscientious label readers may overestimate the…

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