Shoes protect our feet, but they also alter our strides and could increase the wear on our leg joints.
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Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains unproven.
Lenses that transition in sunlight to become sunglasses help protect eyes from dust, bugs, drying breezes and, most important of all, the damaging effects of ultraviolet light.
Secret shoppers pretend to be sick to help make hospitals safer for everyone else.
To fight isolation, several groups are working to create in-person connections by bringing strangers together.
Can vaginal weights help to prevent pelvic floor disorders?
Experts say other steps should include seeking shade, avoiding the most intense hours of sun exposure and wearing hats and clothing to protect the skin.
A reader asks about the cause of uterine fibroids and their consequences.
How to prepare for mountain runs, even if you don’t live in the mountains.
Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities.
After my sister was injured by a roller coaster, would we be tempting fate to ride again?
With “fertility preservation,” I thought I could have children on my own timeline. I was wrong.
When the big one hits, be prepared with this gear for enough water, light, communication, power, first aid, and contact info.
When you see an older man taking photographs of underage boys in a locker room, say something.
Men and women with osteoarthritis of the hips or knees were at higher risk of dying from heart disease or heart failure.
The World Health Organization issued the order; the virus has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700.
Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise.
Privacy concerns caused the computerized eyewear to fail with the general public. But researchers believe it could help autistic children learn to recognize emotion and make eye contact.
Whether the incentive was under $100 or over $700, paying people to quit seemed to be effective.
Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them.
Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.
Men and women under 40 may be at risk for heart failure or heart disease if they have hypertension or high levels of “bad” cholesterol.
Healthful eating and exercise might lower dementia risk in those who are genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer’s disease.
As the infections become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, some standard treatments no longer work for an ailment that was once easily cured.