Looking for an effective, no-cost workout that you can do almost anywhere and fits easily into your busy schedule? Look no further than the squat. Squats are a great way to build strong quads, hamstrings and glutes. Your body activates about 200 upper and lower body muscles,...

Feeling a twinge of knee pain when you walk upstairs? Stiffness in your hands? Hips or back aching when you roll out of bed in the morning? Those aches and pains might be signs of arthritis. May is Arthritis Awareness Month, but if you experience joint pain...

There’s nothing like waking up after a good night of sleep, feeling well-rested and ready for the day. Unfortunately, that’s apparently not happening for one-third of U.S. adults, who report that they wake up after less than the recommended amount of sleep, according to Centers for...

Avocados are everywhere—chunked into guacamole, whipped on toast, sliced for sandwiches, and as a creamy addition to salad dressing. But are they good for you? Maybe you’ve heard they are high in fat. What’s the real scoop on the avocado? First, a primer on this bumpy green...

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Not only is it a good time to become more aware of colorectal cancer—the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States—but it is also a good time to update our understanding of new screening guidelines for these...

There’s nothing like that first steaming cup of coffee in the morning. As comedian Jerry Seinfeld once joked, “We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these...