What I Learned From Doing Dry January

I did it. I survived the month completely sober.

These 4 Activities Protect Against Mental Decline

New research suggests these mentally stimulating activities could reduce risk of cognitive impairment by more than 20 percent.

4 Insanely Calming Ways to Pass the Time

If you’re stuck at your desk and overwhelmed, here are four ways to help you get through the day.

6 Ways Your Relationship Is Good for Your Health

Coupling up can make you happier and healthier—science says so.

6 Ways a Snow Day Is Good for Your Health

Stuck inside? It might not be such a bad thing.

8 Sneaky Weight Loss Traps (and How to Avoid Them)

A team of trainers and an empty calendar? A bag of baby carrots and the resolve of a living statue? Good genes? Nope, nope, and nope. The latest research says that the key to lasting weight loss is all in your head. Here’s how to unlock the slimmer, healthier you.

Does Cough Syrup Actually Work?

Over-the-counter medicines seem to work no better than placebos. But there are a few things you can do for real relief.

Scientists Discover a New Organ in the Human Body

The mesentery was previously thought to consist of fragmented structures.

How to Get Rid of Earwax

What experts say you should (and shouldn’t) do to keep your ears safe and healthy.