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Six Snowy Destinations for the Outdoor Adventurer

From challenging slopes to tranquil snowscapes, visit some of the best places in America to stay active this winter.

Seven Workout Trends You’ll See in 2017

From mindfulness to climate-extreme environments to virtual fitness, these programs and practices are the wave of the future.

DIY DNA Innovation

Years after the completion of the Human Genome Project, innovative applications of DNA insights are poised to transform human health — and much more....

Placebos Treat Back Pain

Many of us have heard of the “placebo effect,” in which someone who thinks he or she is getting medication is given something that’s...

Health Care Beyond the Symptoms

Dr. Leroy Hood, a contributor to the Human Genome Project and an expert in biological and computational sciences, is calling for a new approach...

Managing Your Mental Health

Living in a city has many benefits, but urbanization is also associated with increased levels of mental illness. While the reason behind this link...

What’s Eating Your Teeth?

There are plenty of alternatives to soda — such as juices, flavored waters, teas and energy drinks — but swapping soda for another “healthier”...

The Secrets to Health

Physical routines are only the start.

Warm-up: We Don’t Want Upgrades

Humans have always searched for ways to better themselves, and to that end, scientists are working not only on technologies to head off genetic...

The Power of Living Gamefully

In “SuperBetter” Jane McGonigal shows how game play gives us the power to be healthy and happy.

Warm-up: Handstands, Explained

All of us are capable of some degree of balance, but for most of us, the handstand remains an elusive feat — made all...

Warm-up: Long-Term Brain Training Could Induce Partial Recovery in Paraplegic Patients

The Neurorehabilitation Laboratory in Brazil recently published a report on an unexpected discovery it made in attempting to improve paraplegic patients’ ability to manipulate...

Warm-up: Want to Lose Weight? Clean Your Kitchen

If weight loss is your goal, washing the dishes is a good idea — but not because the scrubbing action will melt the pounds...

Warm-up: What Posting Gym Activity Says About You

If you suspect that your friend’s gym selfies on Instagram mean she’s a narcissist, you could be right. Researchers from Brunel University in London...

Warm-up: Give Yourself a Pep Talk — and Gain an Advantage

According to a small study published in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, psychologists Daniel Swinglet and Gary Lupyan discovered that there are many...

Taking a Stand for Healthier Kids

How one non-profit is hoping to end the obesity epidemic, one classroom at a time.

From Party to Purpose

Now big festivals aren’t just countercultural. They’re all about the cause.
Future of music

Tunes and Tech: The Future of How we Listen to Music

Discussing the intersection of technology and music with iHeartRadio Chief Product Officer Chris Williams. With more options than ever for listening to music at...
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Three Ways the Right Technology Can Help You Stay Fit

While social media and being attached to your screen can be addicting and have real implications in altering your physiology, posture and psychology --...

Energy Returns

Adidas - Pure Boost X Adidas has taken its ultra-successful Pure Boost running shoe and created a version for women, the Pure Boost X. Like the...

Brain Exploration

The brain, much like a map of the world is carved into invisible territories. Each area has a responsibility and function: some groups of...

Songs of Summer

Tune up your playlist for the season.

The Introvert’s Survival Guide for Family Vacations

Have you ever felt like you needed a vacation from your vacation? Do family members scold you for bringing along a book? (“You can...

Researchers Google map the body

Using similar algorithms to those found in Google maps, a university professor has produced a revolutionary body-part mapping system that can zoom in to...

Take a Stand for Yourself

Can we use our bodies to positively influence our minds? Harvard professor and best-selling author Amy Cuddy has captured attention worldwide with her research...

Traveling Transformation

Between those fruity cocktails by the pool and sampling the best ice cream in town, it’s easy to let healthy eating habits fall to...

From Spring Cleaning to Regulating Emotion

Although the link between exercise and heart health is well-known, researchers are only now starting to piece together what happens to our most complex...

Bigger, Stronger, Faster … in Days

What would it take for you to let me help you build your best body ever in as little as 12 weeks? ”That was the...

Diana Nyad: Find a Way

Diana Nyad about her extraordinary pursuits and thrilling memoir.

Dynamic Dinners

Now trending: Meal-kit delivery services that save you time and energy.

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