The apparent suicide of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington is putting the spotlight on depression. For some, the symptoms can be subtle.
Sparkling waters are everywhere these days. Learn which ones aren't worth the extra calories or added sugars.
Gaining as little as 5 pounds between early adulthood and middle age may raise your risk of disease and early death.
In your 50s, major shifts in hormones and habits can make losing weight a real challenge. Don't throw in the towel, though.
Fitness guru Ella Magers reveals the 11 best foods for flat abs and the best ways to cook with them.
From high-protein, low-cal options to pints made from coconut milk, there are many new "healthier ice cream" alternatives available.
After recently turning 30, an author sat down to write the most important life lessons learned from living 30 years on this planet.
Early detection is crucial when it comes to skin cancer. Use this tips to know what to look out for.
Change isn't easy. But it's important to remember your health and happiness can't wait.
Even modest improvements in diet can translate into longer life, a new study suggests.
No "mental health days" in your company's benefits package? You can create a type of mental health day for yourself if you need to.
Several personal trainers share their tricks and tips for getting motivated to work out when they really don't feel like it.
The findings confirm a few daily cups of coffee can be part of a healthy lifestyle.
George Jedenoff can't believe he's 100 years old and if you watch his birthday party, you'll agree.
Carbohydrate restriction is a main treatment for type 2 diabetes and for weight loss, but it doesn't have to be all or nothing.
In many ways, kissing says everything about your compatibility with your mate and the health of your relationship.
There's new evidence shingles may come with health consequences beyond an agonizingly painful rash.
Consumer Reports tested mosquito repellents and five measured up as products worth trying.
Travel can do wonders for the soul. It can also do a number on your body. Here's how to cope with common vacation ailments.
That fight you had with your spouse after another night of too little sleep could set you up for big health problems. One strategy can help.
It's official: We are abusing our most precious organ. No, not your heart or brain, but your liver. Here's how to get it back on track.
Researchers used data from more than 30,000 Americans to look at the relationship between happiness and sexual frequency.
After being married for 11 years, I wondered if I'd ever find that spark again.
The first 20 pounds were easy, right? But now that you're feeling stuck, you have to focus even harder on your goals.
The doctor-patient relationship is an important one, but it's not always forever. Knowing when to cut the cord is key to your health.
Two widowers were able to take their friendship and love of sports to the next level at the National Senior Games.
Food swaps and substitutions can help you improve health, prevent disease, and — what we all want to read — lose weight.
Therapy dogs can be in the room when grieving families make arrangements, and they can attend wakes and funerals, if the mourners wish.
Most women probably don't worry a lot about their tampons, but should they?
For many foods, it's safe to cut away the bad spots. But others should be tossed right away.
Dehydration is a serious health concern — especially during the summer. Here a few symptoms to be aware of.
When we reach our 30s, even the best laid weight-loss plans can be difficult to manage.
Here are 11 very basic ways to fall asleep faster.
Mom-to-be Kimberly Johnson carefully planned the home birth of her baby. But she wasn't prepared for the severe injuries that came with it.
Before you barbecue, learn how to grill meats safely.
There may be something to the widely debunked jet lag diet, after all.
There are five places on earth where many people live to a healthy and happy 100 years. Their secret to a thriving longevity? Their diets.
A new study reinforces what experts have known for a long time about hand washing.
On a hot day, your first instinct to cool down might be to jump into the nearest body of cold water. That could be a dangerous mistake.
Blocking your sweet tooth might offer a way to treat some kinds of cancer, researchers found.
You can't let every ache, soreness or twinge worry you. But there are pains that come on suddenly or accompany fever that need attention.
Not all sunscreens are created equal, according to a new report from an independent consumer advocacy group.