Fitness & Wellness


What Cranberry Juice Can Do for Your Ticker

A new study finds that drinking two glasses of cranberry juice each day can improve heart health by lowering one's risk of heart disease and stroke.


How You Should Sleep if You Want to Avoid Memory Problems

A study recently published in The Journal of Neuroscience finds that one sleeping posture in particular that may decrease the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.


Should You Always Do What Your Doctor Says?

Should you always do what your doctor says? The short answer is no, but the long answer – thanks to the patient engagement movement – is more complicated.


5 Beauty Benefits of Exercise

Exercise produces great benefits aside from boosting energy, mood and general health. As workouts increase circulation to all parts of the body, including the skin, scalp and muscles, they enhance beauty. Here are some nice perks to expect. 1. Glowing Complexion You’re undoubtedly familiar with how your face feels flushed after a vigorous workout....


7 Things to Try Before Going on a Statin

To avoid statins and limit your risk, consider trying these five alternative, natural treatment options prior to beginning medicinal treatment.


7 Cozy Things to Look Forward to This Fall

With the warm months of summer coming to a close, it’s time to start looking forward to all the joys that autumn brings.


8 Questions Every Pet Parent Should Ask the Vet

From what type of treats to serve to the reason for the twitch your cat has been doing, your vet holds answers. Here are 8 questions to ask the vet.


4 Healthy Diet Tricks We Can Learn From the Olympians

It’s hard to watch the Olympic games without becoming swept up in the excitement and inspired by the athlete’s dedication. If all that good energy gets you thinking about upping your fitness routine, here’s a new take: instead of adding mileage to your current run, or tacking on an extra day at the...


Dark Chocolate: The Perfect Antidote for a Midday Slump — You’re Welcome

Researchers at Northern Arizona University discovered that dark chocolate can boost attention levels and alertness as well as lower blood pressure.


Doing This May Be the Key to Living to 100

Having a close network of friends and family around may be the secret to longevity, according to a book called The Village Effect by psychologist Susan Pinker.