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.
Discover how to give up unhealthy grub without getting down in the dumps.
Men have higher rates of diagnosis and death than women.
With a longer lifespan, Olympic medalists prove that exercise is good.
A new study pits aerobic exercise against resistance training.
Find out what every glass of beer or juicy burger will cost you.
Even without extreme dieting, eating low-fat foods leads to healthy weight loss.
If you’ve got a cell phone, you might be guilty of this dangerous behavior.
Few benefits of doping drug, but many harmful side effects.
At some point, extreme workouts may do more harm than good.
To break a smoking habit, try supportive text messages.
Take a stand for your health by asking for a better desk at work.
Ever get knocked out, mid-play? A new study reveals just how serious head trauma from contact sports can be.
A new prostate cancer study clouds the debate over whether or not you need to be screened.
Two handfuls of walnuts a day could keep your little swimmers on the move.
Older fathers more likely to pass on genetic mutations to children.
Cutting back on lying—including white lies—could improve your health today.
A slow metabolism may not be the cause of obesity in Western countries.
Nighttime exposure to light from computer screens and TVs could lead to depression.
In a new study, moderate drinking was linked to a risk of memory loss and other mental problems.
Exercise can relieve stress, but a new study shows that too much stress can impede your post-workout recovery.