The economist Tim Jackson, way back in 2012, wrote this essay for the New York Times - “Let’s be less productive.” He’s a proponent of sustainable development, and the essay is a...
Good sleep is one of the most important health determinants of all. Sleep is far more than just rest. While you’re asleep, your brain reprograms itself, your inner organs get...
Tips to get a healthy night’s sleep.
Proven strategies to shift your sleep-wake cycles to conform to societal demands.
Science keeps demonstrating the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle. Add to the list of negative effects the shrinking of a key brain region involved with memory.
Sunscreen blocks many of the health benefits of sun exposure.
Touch is important because it reduces stress and improves health.
A podcast on the TED Radio Hour on touch.
Harper Reid offers tips to establish solid health habits that place your needs first.
Kaiser Health News is a great source of information, particularly about the politics and economics of health.
An epidemic of poor sleep is walloping the nation’s health. Here’s what you can do about it…
Scientists are now studying how the biomechanics of your gait changes as you age. Awareness of basic movement patterns can help you maintain speed – and health – at any age.
Discover all the ways sitting is bad for your health, and be inspired to choose alternatives.
My colleague George Russell fields questions about pillows and how to get the most out of a night’s sleep.
Guest author Fran Parker describes how movement variation renews us and restores our energy.
This guest article by Teresa Knipper expresses her passion for the beauty of the natural world.
One woman’s inspiring story of discovering walking as the ideal way to improve fitness, raise funds for charity, and strengthen social ties.
Be Prepared for Life – Four Steps All Seniors Should Take to Prevent Falls and Minimize Their Impact
Plan ahead to avoid falls in your home and to minimize the negative health impact if you do have an unfortunate accident. Learn the four most important steps you can take to be prepared.