Body

In defense of skipping the gym

To anyone who feels that exercising at a gym is a lonely, pointless activity, this is for you!

The health benefits of having a ‘good cry,’ explained by a psychologist

Those sad movies you sometimes crave? They can be a necessary release ... especially if you grew up hearing the…

7 simple meditations on life to use on the ski slopes

Skiing this weekend? Use some of your solo slope time to ponder these soulful ideas.

Eating burnt potatoes may increase your risk of cancer

3 things you need to know about the carcinogen acrylamide, found in starch-heavy foods.

The new mom workout craze you need to try: Toddlerography (VIDEOS)

Step aside, Zumba. Kate Hudson took a toddlerography class on the 'Late, Late Show' ... and we can't stop laughing.

‘Know your lemons’ is best breast cancer prevention meme so far—pay attention!

You've probably seen the egg crate of lemons going around your Facebook feeds this weekend—don't ignore it. It's one of…

I finally found a way to stick to my fitness routine for a full 12 months

Last year, I retooled my entire workout mentality and the results were amazing. You can too.

You’re doing good, parents: even science thinks teens should abstain from sex

We didn't need the CDC to tell us this, but it's welcome all the same.

Fran Drescher: trusting her body saved her life

Due to atypical symptoms, it took two years and eight doctors before The Nanny actress was correctly diagnosed. Here's why you should believe in your body's wisdom, even when doctors disagree.

Winter: when you eat the least protein, but your body needs it the most

Adding more protein to your plate this season could mean a trimmer holiday waistline, fewer cavities, fewer colds, and more energy. Not to mention healthy,…

Do recreational pot smokers have an empathy problem?

New research suggests that marijuana may weaken the heart. I think it does, in more ways than one.

3 cavity-prevention tips for those who enjoy sugary holiday treats (a little too much)

A dentist shares his three best tips for avoiding cavities over the holidays.

3 easy, all-natural tips for healthy winter skin that glows

You don't need fancy products or loads of time to do right by your skin this season. Here's how to cultivate your best complexion.