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Unbelievable Side Effect Of Being Stressed While Pregnant

Jena Pincott | Posted 01.03.2012 | Parents
Jena Pincott

There's an avalanche of evidence that women who are under extreme duress in pregnancy have kids who have shorter attention spans, lower IQs, memory deficiencies and health problems.

Red Grape Compound May Mimic Diet In Obese Men, Study Says

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Based on a small, brief, but nonetheless profound and compelling study in the current issue of the highly regarded scientific journal, Cell Metabolism, I intend to start taking resveratrol.

Eating Well Now Can Help Your Great-Grandchildren Live Longer

Scientific American | Sarah Fecht | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

Experiments with worms show that altering an enzyme can not only lengthen their life spans, but that the longevity effect can be carried across severa...

Your 'Second' Lifetime: How Will You Make It Matter?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

The first 50-year period is already a known quantity: a person is born, passes to adulthood, finds a partner and raises children. But no such certainty applies to the next 50 years. What do you expect your second lifetime to be?

Managing Your Weight Is Worth 10 More Years

Penny Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Penny Love

The most fundamental reason to lose weight is to live younger for longer.

Do Happy People Live Longer?

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

For decades, research has suggested that people with positive emotions may live longer and healthier lives.

We Need To End The Obesity Epidemic

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

U.S. life expectancy is actually heading downward.

Scientists Find Aging Gene: Key To Longer Lifespans?

TIME | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Molecular biologists have observed that people's cells often age at different rates, leading them to make a distinction between chronological and biol...

A Long Life: Good And Bad News For Baby Boomers ... And The Rest Of Us

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

So instead of denial or baby boomer bashing, maybe we need to be more thoughtful about how scary it is to age in the 21st century. Boomers know that a very long life can be a pyrrhic victory.

Men Married To Smart Women Live Longer

Times Online | Shane Watson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Swedish scientists have discovered that long life and good health have nothing to do with a man's education and everything to do with his wife's. Men ...

Birth Defects Surge in a Toxic World

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

According to the March of Dimes, 1 in 33 babies born in the US have a birth defect -- about twice as many as in China.