Body Science

Is Back-Cracking All It's Cracked up to Be?

That snap-crackle-pop of the spine is a familiar sound. It can happen during a yoga twist or when you turn to reverse your car out of a driveway. You can induce the cracking yourself by leaning backward over a chair or by getting into a front-facing, Heimlich-like hug with another person. And, of...

When Your Sex Life Sucks

If you’re less than satisfied with your sex life, don’t feel alone: There are billions of people in this world who share your frustration. In a 2011 Australian study, researchers surveyed 3,240 men and 3,304 women in long-term relationships and found that 54 percent of men and 42 percent of women...

The Number of Trees on Your Block May Affect Your Health

Fidgeting Is Healthy for Us All

This Drug May Safely Boost Height in Children

Air Pollution May Be Stalling Your Weight Loss

Wellness Watch: How Exercise Makes You Smarter

Put Your Finger on It: What Is Your Pulse Telling You About Your Health?

What’s in a pulse? More than you think. Those little rhythmic beats hold clues to the state of your fitness as well as your heart. What’s more, getting to know your pulse not only gives you insight into your physical health, but it can also help you reduce stress and anxiety once you learn how to...

To Weigh or Not to Weigh?

Sex Makes Us Happier Than Money Does

Antioxidants Shown to Help Cancer Grow

Proof of Mind Over Matter: How a Placebo Can Make You Perform

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