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Too many of us remain painfully unaware of the danger posed by earphones and their modern offspring: earbuds. And we can learn from the mistakes of some of rock's greatest legends.
So, how old are you? There's your calendar age and then there's your fitness age.
It's a question that impacts our physical health, our mental health and health systems throughout the world: What causes us to overeat?
When you work hard all year to stay fit and live a healthy lifestyle, you can't afford to backtrack when the holidays come around.
The heart does not actually need its own special exercises to be incredibly fit and healthy.
If you focus on the most effective strategies, you have time to make progress on your fitness goals before slipping into fishnets, body armor or superhero costumes.
It's not exactly a conventional conversation starter, but after Dr. Robynne Chutkan was routinely pulled aside by inquisitive women at soccer games, the supermarket, dinner parties and the yoga studio, she decided to tackle the hush-hush topic of gas and discomfort from bloating.
Sickweather.com uses social media updates to follow outbreaks of the flu, allergies and other illnesses around the country. Sickweather scans Facebook and Twitter for posts about sickness and gathers the data to form an interactive map showing the areas with the most statuses about infections.
Good form and good posture do the same thing for your body. Both take the stress off of your joints and shift that stress to your muscles, making for an all-round better workout.
Wind, heat, rain, snow and severe storms have long been blamed for interruptions to the nation's overall infrastructure, but federal and state officials are more carefully studying changing weather patterns as a direct threat to human health.