Preventative Health

The Scary New Health Risk of Watching Too Much TV

Here’s what you need to know before your next series binge.

What You Can Do in Your 20s and 30s to Prevent Physical Decline in Your 50s and 60s

Exercising regularly now may work wonders later, researchers say.

7 Things You Need to Do to Protect Yourself From Ticks

Disease-carrying ticks are terrors, but there are ways to stay safe.

How to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter

Here, five clever new brightening products that make your teeth stand out.

Here’s How to Make Your Bed for Summer

Create a sleep sanctuary on warm nights.

5 Bad Bed Habits Keeping You From a Happier, Healthier Life

If you think getting eight hours is going to solve all your sleep problems, I have some bad news for you. Getting enough sleep is one half of the battle. The other half is getting good sleep. It’s time to refresh your bedtime and wake-up routine and banish these bad bed habits for good.

Sorry, World: Caffeine Doesn’t Help the Chronically Sleep Deprived

Not even two super strong cups of coffee will save you.

One (Surprising) Trick That Might Help Beat Insomnia

Can’t sleep? Scientists say you should stop trying.

Here’s Exactly How Much Sleep Kids Need, According to New Guidelines

Parents should take note of these expert recommendations.

How to Get Up On Time (Even If You’re Not a Morning Person)

Retire the snooze button—and make your mornings so much easier.

How to Mosquito-Proof Your Yard

Here’s the lowdown on how to turn your home into an anti-mosquito fortress.