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Craving a Good Night's Sleep? This 5-Minute, Science-Based Routine Will Help You Doze Off Faster
Your brain enters into a processing mode before you fall asleep. Following this method will help you record those thoughts so you can rest easier.
The truth about salt: Is it really so bad for you?
Experts shake out some of the biggest myths surrounding the maligned mineral.
Being Fit May Be as Good for You as Not Smoking
A new study found a strong correlation between endurance and living a long life.
How Loneliness Affects Our Health
Scientists are gaining a more refined — and surprising — understanding of the effects of loneliness and isolation on health.
Keep Your Head Up: How Smartphone Addiction Kills Manners and Moods
“Text neck” is becoming a medical issue suffered by countless people, and the way we hang our heads has other health risks, too.
5 Yoga Moves NFL Players Use
An instructor to the pros shares five poses that help align elite bodies.
8 Ways Even A 20-Minute Walk Can Change Your Brain
Despite what some people think, you don't need a fancy gym membership to get the health benefits of working out. Walking is something you probably do on a daily basis without a second thought — whether while completing chores around the house or…
The Heartbreakers at Chain Restaurants
McDonald’s is far from the worst offender. The Cheesecake Factory’s Breakfast Burrito has more than a day’s worth of calories, two days’ worth of sodium and more than three of saturated fat.
Safest level of alcohol consumption is none, worldwide study shows
But don’t tell that to the Danes, Portuguese or Romanians.
The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right
Mark Bittman and Dr. David L. Katz patiently answer pretty much every question we could think of about healthy food.
13 Fitness Apps That Make Exercise Suck Less
So you can reach your fitness goal before you hit your breaking point.
Rebuilding life shattered by shooting
METAIRIE, La. — Physical therapy started easily enough. Ten minutes on a stationary bike to warm up.
Sprained Ankle? You Probably Don't Need Physical Therapy
A new study shows you may be better off doing your own physical therapy for your ankle.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Physical Therapy Sessions
Hack your sessions for maximum benefits.
When Skipping Your Workout is a Smart Move
Rest days are an important part of any training program. Find out when and how much you should be resting from fitness editor-at-large Jay Cardiello.
How Luke Skywalker's robotic hand inspired the prosthetics of tomorrow
A seven-year-old Benjamin Tee watched Luke Skywalker fitted with a new prosthetic hand in Star Wars. Now he's making electronic skin for limbs just like it.
How to Meal Plan and Not Totally Hate Your Life
A meal planning service that actually fits your lifestyle? Yep.
The man treating ageing as a disease
The scientist aims to develop therapies to repair damage at the molecular and cellular level.
Planes might not be disgusting germ factories after all
Planes make us reckon with the fact that humans are gross, virus-carrying, disease-burdened flesh sacs. You can’t escape inhaling the same air as the man in 14B who sounds like he’s coughing up a lung. That’s why scientists study disease transmission on aircraft.
For Heart Disease Patients, Think Exercise, Not Weight Loss
In patients with coronary heart disease, exercise lowered the risk of dying, while weight loss did not.