Everyday Wellness

Got 22 Bucks? Make a Standing Desk, Save Your Life
Got 22 Bucks? Make a Standing Desk, Save Your Life

The standing desk: Good enough for Donald Rumsfeld. Recent studies show that sitting for long… >>

Fun Quiz: How Good Are You With Faces?
Fun Quiz: How Good Are You With Faces?

Are you one of those people who have branded themselves "terrible with names?" If so, there's a new… >>

Even Presidents Get Nervous: 5 Keys To Handling Stress
Even Presidents Get Nervous: 5 Keys To Handling Stress

So, your first inaugural oath in 2009 included a mistake (albeit not your fault). Four years… >>

Eater's Digest: Instant, Magic Ice Cream Recipe
Eater’s Digest: Instant, Magic Ice Cream Recipe

Confession: Last summer I ate my weight in this simple “ice cream”, inspired by my friend Gena… >>

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Drink Too Much Last Night? Blame the Glass

Over-imbibers take note: It turns out your beer glass may be responsible for how fast you down your… >>

Dr. Oz to Governors: Have More Sex, Eat More Nuts, Start Potato Chip Buyback Programs
Dr. Oz to Governors: Have More Sex, Eat More Nuts, Start Potato Chip Buyback Programs

Mehmet Oz, MD, certainly spiced up the National Governor Association’s annual winter meeting… >>

Docs Take Healthy Oath So Patients Stay Well
Docs Take Healthy Oath So Patients Stay Well

Research shows that physicians who eat poorly or don’t exercise may be less likely to encourage… >>

Dare to Try a ‘Mirror Fast’?
Dare to Try a ‘Mirror Fast’?

Could you go a month—or even a year—without looking at yourself in the mirror? It’s a new… >>

Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting
Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting

Straight from the files of “what’s wrong with our health care system” comes this gem: An… >>

Conceptual Smarts: Turn Off the TV, and 6 More Baby-Making Tips For Men
Conceptual Smarts: Turn Off the TV, and 6 More Baby-Making Tips For Men

If you're trying to get pregnant, switch off the television. So say researchers who found a link… >>

Steel Your Gut for Stomach Flu Season

Norovirus—or stomach flu—can really put your body through the ringer. Here’s what infectious… >>

Are TV Reruns the Perfect Energy Booster?
Are TV Reruns the Perfect Energy Booster?

Indulging in an episode or two (okay, a marathon) of Wife Swap before I go to sleep might not sound… >>

Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?
Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?

First, a shoutout to my two-year-old’s four grandparents, who spend hours a week helping watch… >>

7 Hilarious Facts About Flatulence (from One Serious Medical Journal)
7 Hilarious Facts About Flatulence (from One Serious Medical Journal)

File this one under, “and they decided to study this WHY?” In an almost-unbelievably titled… >>

Are You Normal or Nuts? 2013 Edition

Calling all neurotics, paranoids, and phobics! Our panel of experts says you might not be as loony… >>

13 Things Plastic Surgeons Won’t Tell You

Plastic surgery before and after photos may be alluring, but before you consider going under the… >>

10 Proven Ways to Boost Creative Thinking

Creativity isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition. The latest psychological research shows that… >>

The Humble Beginnings of 5 Big Ideas

Where we see tangled headphones, annoying insects, and painful bandages, these scientists saw the… >>

Why Gut Bacteria Is Good for You

The trillions of gut bacteria that live in our bodies are often the unsung heroes of our good… >>

Mood Boosters: New Studies Show How to Beat the Blues

The latest medical research has unlocked some fascinating ways to fight depression. >>