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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A Break in Exercise May Impact a Healthy Brain

Even a short break from regular physical activity can have a profound impact on your health. Your heart, lungs, and…

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Is Travel the Key to Happiness and a Healthy Mind?

Researchers at the Tohoku University Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC) are taking an innovative approach to finding out…

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Is Your Gut Getting in the Way of a Good Night’s Rest?

Recently we’ve been hearing a lot about the gut-brain connection—the natural link between your digestive tract and your brain that…

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Are Those Extra Pounds Adding Years to Your Brain?

Obesity has been linked to countless health problems including heart disease, diabetes, and even shorter lifespans. Now, researchers at the…

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Can Healthy Fats Help You Eat Better?

When it comes down to it, choosing the right foods is simpler than you may think. In fact, at the…

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Silence Isn’t Just Golden, It’s Good for You

True silence isn’t easy to find in our modern world. Here in the United States, your best bet may be…

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Need a Quick Mood Boost? Gobble Some Fruits & Veggies

Would you eat more fruits and vegetables if you knew they would make you happier? Believe it or not, that’s…

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Simple Daily Stretches May Help Ease Menopause Symptoms

Although menopause is a natural transition that happens to all women, the symptoms that go along with it—including hot flashes,…

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Is Your Working Environment Bad for Your Brain?

Results of a new study show that an unclean and uninspiring workplace may be bad for brain health—but that a…

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Feeling Stressed? Try a Little Art Therapy

You may have noticed those adult coloring books popping up everywhere, encouraging us to take a break from our hectic…

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