Preventative Health

Simple Nighttime Habits That Make for a More Productive Morning

It’s your favorite part of the day—and, we’re guessing, the unhealthiest. Make over your evening routine to get the relaxation you deserve without overdosing on sauv blanc, mint chip, Netflix, or your iPhone.

How My Husband and I Came to Sleep in Separate Beds

It wasn’t easy on our marriage, but we’re finally okay with it.

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

Parents should take note of these expert recommendations.

Here’s How to Make Your Bed for Summer

Create a sleep sanctuary on warm nights.

3 Ways to Recover From Sleep Deprivation

How to bounce back when you are beyond exhausted. 

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no place for sissies.” But that doesn’t mean you need to chicken out. Sure, growing older affects nearly every part of your body—including your hair, skin, heart, muscles, and more—but aging well may be as simple as adopting these (mostly) easy everyday habits.

8 Small Steps Toward a Healthy Lifestyle

Think little alterations to your lifestyle won’t get you anywhere? Think again.

8 Essential Steps to Degerm a Hotel Room

Leery of what might be lurking on that bedspread? You probably should be. Microbiologist Philip M. Tierno, Ph.D., a professor of microbiology at the New York University School of Medicine, in New York City, helps fend off the filth. (Warning: This is not for the faint of heart.)

Do These Three Things to Prevent Alzheimer’s, Study Says

New research identifies three key lifestyle factors that seem to be linked with reduced protein buildups associated with Alzheimer’s.