• Stand more to lower your risk of obesity

    In the journals Even if you are active, increasing the time you spend standing every day may further lower your odds of becoming obese, says a new study from the American Cancer Society. The researchers studied more ...

  • 5 Factors That Affect Satiety

    It may not be the only cause of weight gain but eating too much at mealtime is a contributor to weight gain. How many times have you eaten a meal and gone back for seconds because ...

  • You’re Not Disabled, You’re Pregnant

    “Karly” rushes in as I greet her at the exam room door. She’s a busy 23-year-old finishing her bachelor’s degree, working part-time as a medical assistant; she’s carrying her 8-month-old nephew in one arm while pushing ...

  • This Memory Foam Mattress Topper Changed My Life

    I value my sleep—I protect the hours between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. as if they were my child. While I pride myself on being able to take a snooze anywhere, I also appreciate a solid, ...

  • Is Running Good or Bad for Your Knees?

    Running has a reputation for causing wear and tear on knees over time, leading to joint pain, arthritis or other injuries. But a recent small study found that 30 minutes of running actually lowered inflammation in ...