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How A Lack Of Sleep Can Drain Your Wallet

Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Geoff Williams for U.S. News Proud that you're awake at all hours and still functioning normally? It may be costing you. The arguments for a ...

The Language of the Latest and Greatest

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Rachel Braun Scherl

As a business strategist and marketer, I have worked with lots of brands and advertising agencies to develop or prove claims - the messages that companies say about their products to get people to buy them.

5 Underappreciated Summer Veggies You Should Learn To Love

Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Katie Cavuto for U.S. News Health As a longtime member of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, I am always amazed when I pick up my ...

7 Old And Outdated Kitchen Tools You Need To Replace

Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan for U.S. News Health Cooking at home is one of the best ways to lose weight, since you control what goes into your food. But sometimes...

10 Ways To Get More Sleep

Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rebecca Scritchfield for U.S. News Health It's 1 a.m. on a Tuesday, and you're awake, sluggishly trying to finish every last item on your jam-pa...

4 Ways To Combat Health Risks In Your Bedroom

Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By Katrina Plyler for U.S. News With any illness, injury or sniffle, you'll hear one common suggestion: Get plenty of rest. Whether we're nursing a...

Michelle Bachmann Misses The Point On Women's Rights

US News & World Report | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

You’d think it would be a no-brainer, especially in the week before Mother’s Day, and even in a chamber unable to agree on almost anything. But 33...

8 Steps To Fall Asleep Faster

Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Of course you wish you were sleeping. It's just not happening. And here you are, in the wee hours of the morning, s...

How To Exercise Outside With Spring Allergies

Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News No doubt many of us are shooing off the last remnants of winter and rejoicing that (according to the calendar, at l...

10 Healthy Substitutes For Mayonnaise

Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living

By Angela Haupt for U.S. News Americans like mayo. A lot. The U.S. now consumes some $2 billion worth of mayonnaise each year, according to researc...

Beat Work Stress In A Minute Or Less

Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News What does your work stress feel like? Is it a 100-pound chain securing you to your chair? Is it a handful of coffee...

How To Fall Asleep When It's 4 a.m. And You're Wide Awake

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S News It's 4 a.m. The clock ticks, the moon glows, the dog snores and you just stare. Perhaps you stare into the blackish ...

10 Tips To Lighten Up And Laugh

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Some research indicates that the benefits of laughter go well beyond the ever-important fun factor. Laughter may be...

Judging the Judging of Diets

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I'm not sure that alternative diets with some salient feature to define them need to compete with one another. A second and related concern is that this kind of exercise may tend to foster a preoccupation with labels, rather than compositional details.

What Makes A Diet Healthy?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By U.S. News Staff A healthy diet doesn't require a lot of money or newfangled appliances or subsisting on any kind of scheme that sounds like a gi...

What Makes A Diet Easy To Follow?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Angela Haupt for U.S. News Losing weight is never going to be a piece of cake. But obstacles like bland food, a rigid eating schedule and hours-...

RANKED: The Best And Worst Diets Of 2014

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

U.S. News evaluated and ranked the 32 diets below with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to foll...

Why A New Year's Theme Works Better Than A Resolution

Posted 12.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News A few years ago, I learned a new approach to making New Year's resolutions. Instead of the typical resolution that...

What Is It About Holiday Music That Pulls At Our Heartstrings?

Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Pomerance Berl Here's a riddle for you: When is a song not exactly a song? When it's a Christmas song. Sure, holiday hits will take cu...

How To Exercise In Cold Weather

Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Nose dripping. Eyes watering. Cold air freezing your throat, filling your lungs and drifting from your mouth in the...

This May Help You Handle The Holiday-Season Work Stress

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Alison Green for U.S. News If it seems like you're always stretched too thin and never have enough time to complete your work before three new p...

Can This Quality Make You More Successful?

Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By Hannah Morgan for U.S. News Giving thanks and being grateful is trendy right now and this season is the time to give thanks. A tradition that be...

Elliptical Mistakes You're Probably Making

Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Yuri Elkaim for U.S. News The elliptical is a great cardio option for most people. It is a low-impact activity that is not only easy on the join...

5 Steps To A Stress-Free Holiday

Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Pomerance Berl for U.S. News It's T minus just days, where T equals the most anticipated home-cooked meal in the country's collective con...

How Service Members Can Get Student Loan Relief

U.S. News & World Report | Kelsey Sheehy | Posted 11.11.2013 | College

Military service members have reinforcements to protect them in the field. Training, weaponry, surveillance and logistic support all work together to ...