Bathed in smog--Beijing's pollution could cut 5 years off lifespan, expert says

The Atlantic: Why the Obesity Epidemic Could Be Much Worse Than We Think

The French Government Wants To Tone My Vagina: Inside my amazing and embarrassing postnatal “perineal re-education” class, paid for by la France.

How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

Have we met? Tracing the origins of face blindness

Why women need fat--Evolution shows that women's dieting beliefs aren't just unrealistic -- they're unnatural. An expert explains

The New Full-Frontal--Has Pubic Hair in America Gone Extinct?

What we eat is bumming us out, new book says--'The Happiness Diet' explores the link between food and mood

10 Gifts For People Who Sit In Front Of a Computer All Day

100 Skills Every Man Should Know: The Instructions (With Videos!)


NYT: How Exercise Benefits the Brain

NYT: The Hoarder in You--It’s Time to Say Goodbye to All That Stuff


NYT: A Serving of Gratitude May Save the Day

NYT: The Once and Future Way to Run

NYT: Aging Well Through Exercise

Diabetes a growing threat to young and slim--Seemingly fit females increasingly at risk due to 'skinny-fat' condition

NYT: Study Shows Why It’s Hard to Keep Weight Off

The Necessity, and Elusiveness, of Sleep

What Parkinson’s Teaches Us About the Brain Forced Exercise's effect on the brain

More bad supplement news--Vitamin E may be risky for prostate

NYT Op-Ed about Yoga: How Garbo Learned to Stand on Her Head

Want some free, anonymous health care? Try your local U.S. Health Department.

What’s so bad about sugar? Article really misses the point on the recent findings about the negative effects of sugar, some interesting comments, but the comments also show some misunderstanding on what the issues are.

Are all artificial sweeteners equal?


NYT Op-Ed: Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?


Alzheimer's link another reason to fear diabetes

The After-Wife--Pat Robertson says Alzheimer's can justify divorce because your spouse is "gone." Is he right?

Black Death study lets rats off the hook--Plague of 1348-49 spread so fast in London the carriers had to be humans not black rats, says archaeologist

How Exercise Can Keep the Brain Fit

Can a redesign make us eat better? A look at the creative process behind the colorful new FDA nutrition labels

How Chocolate Can Help Your Workout

The Doctor and the Pomegranate: Antioxidants don't work, but no one wants to hear it.

Go Ahead, Eat Chocolate for Breakfast: Why the lawsuit against Nutella is bunk.

Some Researchers Say Coffee Is Good for You; Others Say It's Bad. Who's Right?

Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables

Can a Playground Be Too Safe?

Still Counting Calories? Your Weight-Loss Plan May Be Outdated

Brain Calisthenics for Abstract Ideas

Sitting is destroying your body

Which Is Worse for a Child's Development—Exposure to Graphic Sex or Appalling Violence?

Diet sodas don't help with dieting

Hammock naps are the best, research proves

How Sugar Affects Your Brain and Body

NYT: A Good Night’s Sleep Isn’t a Luxury; It’s a Necessity: There always seems to be something keeping us awake.

Sugar may be sapping your memory

A Memory Tonic for the Aging Brain: As we grow older, we forget things like where we parked the car. Exercise can sharpen our recall.

NYT: Foods With Benefits, or So They Say