Can These Compounds Help You Live Longer? New Longevity Drugs

Friday Jan 30 2015 | by

Articles, Supplements and Herbs: Since the 1990s, I’ve been studying the biology of aging and traveling the world looking for ways to reverse the effects of aging. When we’re in our twenties, our vivid childhood imagination overlaps with adult reasoning, so we can’t imagine that we’ll ever grow old. ... more »

Are You Making the Right Health Decisions? How to Tell

Friday Jan 2 2015 | by

Articles: We haven’t been taught how to use statistical thinking in our daily affairs, including our health. People often make bad choices when it ... more »

Dry January: Is It Worth It?

Tuesday Dec 30 2014 | by

Articles: A health catch phrase you might hear these days is “Dry January.” Many people use the month of January as a period of abstinence after ... more »

Getting Back on Track: The Science of New Year Resolutions

Monday Dec 29 2014 | by

Articles: On Christmas Eve, I had a busy day. I committed to two consecutive dinners: one with my family and one at a friend’s place. Because many ... more »

Melatonin: The Goldilocks Hormone

Friday Dec 26 2014 | by

Articles, Supplements and Herbs: No one knows how long melatonin as been around, but the guess is about 700 million years. Austria is a beautiful country of hills and lakes, ... more »

Is 10 Minutes of Daily Exercise Enough? Make Your Healthy Minutes Count

Friday Dec 19 2014 | by

Articles, Digestive Health, Fitness: It seems that for health, the range of exercise—there’s always the proverbial range—is between 30 to 90 minutes daily for at least ... more »

Creamy Dill Cashew Ranch

Wednesday Dec 17 2014 | by

Recipes: Top your salad with something healthy AND delicious! Have you gone to the effort of making a healthy, hearty salad only to top it off with a ... more »

Diet Myths—Let’s Bust Them Open, Part II

Tuesday Dec 16 2014 | by

Fitness, Weight Loss: We think one particular food group is the enemy, but it’s not true. In part one of Diet Myths—Let’s Bust Them Open, we took a look ... more »

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Chikungunya Disease Sweeps the Caribbean, Moves Into Florida

Friday Dec 12 2014 | by

Articles: Viral infections (like Chikungunya, caused by mosquito bites) are spreading around the world at an alarming rate. Expect more, not less, ... more »

Walk a “Kevin Block” with Me

Thursday Dec 11 2014 | by

Articles: When I was young, my mother was often away. She was a single mom, a flight attendant and needed to work to support my brother and I. My ... more »