Heart rate variability (HRV) is one of the five new “vital signs” – strong predictors of vitality and longevity. Here are four tips to give your HRV a boost.
If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard that drinking 8 glasses of water a day of 8 ounces each is good for your health. I’ve even recommended this 8 x 8 strategy to patients....
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...
Are people who stay up late and struggle to get up in the morning just choosing to make life difficult for themselves? Or is it their genes?
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.