Two New Studies Spotlight the Benefits of Staying Active

Two New Studies Spotlight the Benefits of Staying Active If you resolved to be more active in 2017, here are…

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Do this for 5 Minutes Every Hour and You’ll Feel Better

Americans sit a lot, and we know from previous studies that prolonged sitting can have a negative effect on our…

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Study: Leafy Greens Promote Brain Health in Seniors

Throughout life our brains continuously acquire new information and store it away for later use—things like how to tie our…

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Do Optimists Live Longer?

Scientists at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health believe they have proof the answer is yes—at least…

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New Study Links Probiotics with Reduced Stress

Everyday stress can take a toll on our health, which is why many experts recommend stress-relieving activities such as yoga,…

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Study Spotlights a Decline in Dementia Rates among U.S. Seniors

The term dementia describes a range of symptoms linked to a decline in healthy brain function, including memory loss. Now,…

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High-Fat Diet Puts Kids at Risk for Poor Brain Health

Teaching children early about healthy eating habits may be an important step toward preserving their mental health and brain function…

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5 Quick Tips for Everyday Health

Vibrant health is something we all strive for—and there are little things we can do every day to help us…

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Omega-3 Clears Brain Waste Linked to Alzheimer’s

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia linked to changes in memory, mood,…

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Here’s Why Skimping on Sleep May Not Be a Good Idea

Studies tell us that too little sleep can cause changes in memory, mood, and behavior, but a lack of sleep…

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How Does Your Blood Pressure Affect Your Brain?

The American Heart Association wants us to think about blood pressure—but not for the reasons you may think. In a…

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Military Study Spotlights Mental Health Benefits of Fish Oil

A new study offers hope for the large number of soldiers struggling with or at risk for mental illness. Working…

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Can Stress Sabotage Your Healthy Eating Habits?

We tend to think that when we make good choices about the foods we eat, good things are bound to…

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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day + 3 Quick Tips

Over the last 30 years we have seen big improvements in women’s health, including fewer deaths from heart disease, a…

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Air Pollution and Your Brain: New Study Finds Potential Link to Alzheimer’s

Magnetite doesn’t sound like something you want in your brain, but it was found to be “abundant” in the brain…

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