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A picture of Sara Gottfried's new book next to avocados
By Sara Gottfried, MD
In her new book, Women, Food, and Hormones, Sara Gottfried, MD, discusses the keto paradox and why a traditional keto diet tends to work better in men than in women.
a simple bedside table and bed
By Henry Emmons, MD
Try these tips for better sleep at night, including dimming the lights in the final hours of the day and staying away from the bedroom until you are ready to go to bed.
A calculator is shown on top of a social-security card and paperwork.
By Craig Cox
Social Security beneficiaries will be getting a hefty cost-of-living raise next year, which may temporarily ease their anxiety over a new report warning of the program’s fast-approaching insolvency.
a man wearing a construction hat putting a ear plug in
By Karen Bannan
By 2050, one in four people is projected to have some hearing loss. Some of that is due to chronic noise exposure.
Dr. Drew Ramsey

Of all the calories we eat each day, 20 percent are used by our brains — so it’s no wonder there’s such a strong connection between our nutritional habits and mental-health status. Drew Ramsey, MD, psychiatrist, author, and mental-health advocate, joins us to explain this relationship and teach us about the food choices that best support our brains and mental well-being.

a woman making her bed
By Henry Emmons, MD
Did you know that making your bed in the morning ups your chances of sleeping well at night?
a woman wearing headphones
By Karen Bannan
From quiet to deafening, here are average decibel levels for everyday sounds in the world around us.
A 100-dollar bill covered in pills
By Craig Cox
With the White House pushing Congress to allow the government to negotiate drug pricing, Big Pharma wonders, Where’s the love?
a woman holds a hearing aid
By Craig Cox
FDA's inaction hinders development of affordable hearing aids.
Megan Larsen with her horse
By Megan Larsen
When Megan Larsen traded her sedentary suburban life for a rural hobby farm, she lost 170 pounds and was able to climb back in the saddle.
a man talks to his doctor through a computer at home
By Michael Dregni
A new home test called the fecal immunochemical test might help millions of Americans who are behind on colonoscopy screenings.
a woman running with the bright sun shining in the background
By Michael Dregni
Could endocannabinoids —not endorphins — be the answer?
two sets of feet with hiking boots overlooking a mountain lake
By Molly Tynjala
Learn how going outdoors can help ease depression and hypertension and improve resiliency and immunity.
A woman distracted on her phone during an attempt to work out at home.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, five ways to stop delaying your health and fitness efforts.
a man wearing military fatigues talks and laughs on his phone
By Michael Dregni
The Department of Veteran Affairs has developed several apps to help veterans cope with trauma — but they're available to everyone.
A person works at an office.
By Craig Cox
Recent research suggests that postponing my retirement might be good for my aging brain.
measuring spoons with the tablespoon filled with sugar
By Molly Tynjala
Even moderate amounts of added sugar in our diets can negatively affect our liver, according to a recent study.
Coach Anika's headshot on a background image of various healthy foods and exercise equipment.

When it comes to building optimal health — including goals like losing weight — fitness and nutrition are often the two main factors that are associated with results. But there are many other lifestyle behaviors that influence your ability to reach and sustain your goals. Anika Christ, RD, CPT, joins us to take a comprehensive look, offering strategies for better health as a whole — and weight loss as a byproduct.

illustration of person sitting in a wreath that starts as a dead withered root and opens into a colorful flower
By Emily Nagoski, PhD
Human Giver Syndrome makes women uniquely vulnerable to stress-related illnesses and burnout. Renowned health educator Emily Nagoski, PhD, offers strategies we can all use to relieve the tension.
a woman stretches as she gets out of bed
By Henry Emmons, MD
Seeking better sleep? Try these morning and evening routines to get in sync.
A woman using both of her hands to massage her jaw line.
By Julie Dulude
Experts weigh in on this anti-aging trend — and offer a few exercises you can try at home.
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