We assume they are safe. But in fact, many popular household cleaners are dangerously toxic. Learn about the eight scariest substances hiding under your kitchen sink, and how to replace them with safer, more natural options that really work.
Poor wrist flexibility can dramatically limit what exercises you’re able to do. Here’s how to bend them better.
A roundup of the potential health problems from diet soda consumption.
International travel doesn’t always require a passport. Here are five U.S. cities where you can immerse yourself in other cultures - without going through customs.
Jen Sinkler, our fitness editor, wrangles leading experts to address your most perplexing workout quandaries and conundrums.
Studies show that positive immune benefits can last up to a month after a visit to the woods.
If you’ve been relying on machines for your resistance training, try working with free weights, too. You’ll develop better coordination, use more muscle groups and see better results. Here’s how to get started — and get stronger, fast.
On May 16, 2010, Colorado native Christy Mahon became the first woman and the seventh person ever to ski all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains, affectionately known as the “Colorado 14ers.” Because she kept her mission under the radar, her victory came as a surprise to many. Not to her husband, Ted Mahon, though, a mountaineer and ski instructor who accompanied her on every climb and descent.
The incidence of autism is growing at an alarming rate. Experts are struggling to discover why. Slowly, a strange and complex picture is coming together. It suggests that autism’s mysterious mechanisms could ultimately reveal health truths relevant to us all.
We’re all being told to reduce our sodium intake. But some experts argue that we aren’t getting the whole story — about why salt may not be the killer we’ve been told, and where the real dangers may lie.
For centuries it’s been worshiped for its protective powers and its culinary potential. To fully appreciate garlic’s appeal, make it a part of your everyday cooking.
If doing new things makes us feel good, why do we resist doing them? Here are practical ways to get past our fear of the unknown and make each day an adventure.
As exhilarating as it is acrobatic, this creative fitness discipline is a full-body workout - and a total blast. Here’s how to get in on the action.
Spend some time eating, drinking and walking as the French do, and the “French paradox” may not seem like such a mystery after all.
This classic book from mindfulness pioneer Jon Kabat-Zinn brings meditation down to earth.
There’s something about the promise of variety, novelty and sheer quantity that appeals powerfully to us.
Anita Ranhotra tried dozens of diet and exercise programs, but couldn’t maintain a healthy weight — until metabolic testing and personalized guidance helped her make a nearly 100-pound breakthrough.
Get a little too accustomed to your own comfort zone, and you risk becoming comfortably numb.