Health Report

Getting bogged down trying to make sense of the ever-changing health headlines? Don't sweat it. Our expert contributors go behind the science to bring you practical, easy-to-understand advice for staying well and feeling your best.
Six alternatives to the germ-ridden handshake.
Your answer could help you live longer.
New health app lets you video chat with a physician instantly.
Research says this type of cardio is key.
Health becomes important at age 36, study says.
Seven hours of shuteye is best, studies say.
New research suggests it impacts heart rate and respiration.
Dry Salt Therapy
Halotherapy is poised to clear American sinuses.
How house plants can help boost your mood.
Hydration during exercise
Drink more water, work out harder.
Keep food out of plastic to keep chemicals out of your body.
Stop Smoking for a Better Mood
Quitting smoking could ease depression.
New research reveals that you can contract lyme disease from unprotected sex.
The U.S. is home to 13% of the world's fat population.
Nine out of 10 Wikipedia health entries contain errors.
New research says your weight may be to blame.
The actor is now urging fans to use sunscreen.
Health advice from the world's oldest man.
Placebos Actually Work
Harvard study proves the power of placebos.
Here's how to cool off the right way.