Wellness

Scientists turn everyday exercise into a game

Scientists turn everyday exercise into a game

A majority of American workers spend most of their day sitting and don't get enough exercise, putting them at risk for a variety of...
Fat consumption may be the only cause of weight gain

Fat consumption may be the only cause of weight gain

In a new study, scientists have undertaken the largest study of its kind looking at what components of diet—fat, carbohydrates or protein—caused mice to...
Gut microbes are tiny sensors of your general health

Gut microbes are tiny sensors of your general health

The number of studies that have found a link between a disease and a specific gut microbiome composition seems to be ever increasing. Until recently,...
Tips on transferring your eye care to a new doctor

Tips on transferring your eye care to a new doctor

If you have glaucoma, you're wondering: What will my new ophthalmologist need to hit the ground running and manage my disease? In my experience, to...
Thai cave conditions pose health challenges after rescue

Thai cave conditions pose health challenges after rescue

The miraculous rescue of 12 young soccer players and their coach from the Tham Luang caves of Thailand had millions worldwide breathing a sigh...
6 things to know before you do high-intensity exercise

6 things to know before you do high-intensity exercise

High-intensity exercises like boot camps, interval training and other new strength and conditioning programs have become more popular recently. However, these exercises could cause injury...
3 simple ways to help you live healthy and longer

3 simple ways to help you live healthy and longer

We have heard it before from our doctors and other health experts: Keep your weight down, don’t smoke and cut back on the alcohol if...
Alcohol’s health benefits hard to prove, but harms are easy to document

Alcohol’s health benefits hard to prove, but harms are easy to document

Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world, including in the United States. About 70 percent of adults in the United States report...
Could antioxidant benefit your sleep?

Could antioxidant benefit your sleep?

Understanding sleep has become increasingly important in modern society, where chronic loss of sleep has become rampant and pervasive. As evidence mounts for a correlation...
Does thinking you look fat affect how much money you earn?

Does thinking you look fat affect how much money you earn?

Two things people often think about are money and their appearance. Past research has shown that there is a correlation between the two: People subjectively...