To slim down, it helps to get up early and get outdoors in the sun.
LOS ANGELES—To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside.
Healthful living is a decision. In fact, it’s a series of decisions each day that lead us either toward good health or away from good health.
Recently the Brookings Institution’s Carol Graham looked at the relationship between age and happiness around the world, as measured by the Gallup World Poll conducted from 2011 to 2013.
NEW YORK — Andrea Esteban tried to smile with half her face, crossing her eyes in the process, and her third-grade classmates giggled.
I can’t tell you how many times I have had a YMCA member grab that extra roll around their middle, pinching it with two fingers, and tell me, “I just want to lose this.”
A free Pilates class for cancer patients and survivors will begin April 16 at Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center.
Just what is “natural” childbirth?
Learning how to swim is a vital lifelong skill, if not a lifesaving one.
SALEM — Oregonians will have an extra month to sign up for subsidized health insurance, and the state’s health insurance exchange is planning a $1 million push to get the word out, officials announced Wednesday.
PULLMAN — A Washington State University food scientist and colleagues at Texas A&M have found that compounds in peaches can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread.
It’s pretty much a no-brainer that a kid who joins a gang — even briefly during adolescence — stands a greater chance of committing crimes, using drugs and winding up in prison as an adult.
WASHINGTON — Sitting in a tub of warm water can relieve a mom-to-be’s pain during the early stages of labor, but actually giving birth under water has no proven benefit and may be risky, say recommendations for the nation’s obstetricians.
It’s no surprise that working out on a consistent basis is the most effective way — maybe the only way — to lose weight and change your body.
The tourists flocking to the French Riviera or Spain’s Costa del Sol this summer will slather on sunscreen containing the latest ingredients for protecting against the sun’s most harmful ultraviolet rays.
After a contentious beginning, the state Medicaid program and a coalition of doctors and hospitals together forged a plan that helped cut nearly $34 million from expensive, unnecessary emergency-room visits last year, both sides announced Thursday.
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