Tips for Staying Healthy as You Age

Simple things can make a big difference.

Millennials demand perfection from themselves and each other, hurting their mental health

Strong societal pressure teaches younger generations that nothing less than perfection is acceptable.

Some people can really tell if you look sick, new study reports

How good are you at detecting diseased people?

Trump administration bans the CDC from using words like “science-based,” “vulnerable,” or “diversity”

Science? Evidence? Diversity? Those are all banned!

Fracking linked to low-weight, less healthy babies

Run for the hills! Or at least 2 miles away, as that seems to be the ‘danger radius’.

Owning a dog significantly lowers risk of premature death, especially in people living alone

Owing a doggo seems to our health well.

Britain becomes Europe’s most obese country, as US maintains “leader” status worldwide

The Brits are still healthy overall, but obesity rates are reaching startling levels.

Obesity in U.S. reaches all-time high. Almost half of all Americans are obese, according to latest figures

Things are going from bad to worse.

Loneliness might become a deadlier public health threat than obesity, researchers warn

Quality relationships can actually make you live longer. And better.

Over one third of all dementia cases could be prevented by actions that begin in childhood

Dementia is not inevitable. Staying healthy is the first step to challenge it.

Are you living in a lazy or an active country? Study maps how much the world walks

Turns out, activity inequality is a great predictor of obesity rates.

State of Maine confirms its first measles case in 20 years

It’s the first case in the state since 1997.

Cash 4 Weight Loss programme shown to work and make people excited about exercise

That sounds more like wizardry than science.

A muffin a day might keep the doctor away — if you eat this special muffin

Delicious and healthy? Sign me up!

Despite a struggling economy, Italy has the healthiest citizens in the world

Money is hard to come by these days in Italy but at least people have their good health.

Taxing junk food and subsidizing healthy items will make us live longer and save billions in the health system

That’s 500,000 extra years of healthy life and more than AUD 3 billion in costs for Australia’s current population.

Healthy Snacks That Might Boost Work Productivity

Gimme some of that avocado, I got a lot of work to do.

Massive report on cannabis confirms health benefits, calls for more research

Roll up! Your sleeves so we can do some research, of course.

Bike lanes may be the most cost-effective ways to improve public health

A new study has revealed that among all the existing measures to improve public health, bike lanes could trump them all.

Modern humans lost some of their smoke-resistance genes and we don’t know why

So remember, don’t smoke kids.