Health & Fitness

Adopting a dog could lengthen your life, study says

Good news for dog owners: The health benefits Fido brings may help extend your life

Resting in the Open Nature of Life

By Leo Babauta So much of our days are filled with an underlying feeling of difficulty: Procrastinating when things seem difficult or overwhelming Distracting ourselves and doing small tasks Feeling

Recall: Store Brands of Frozen Sweet Corn

The whole kernel corn was sold at GIANT, Martin's and the Stop & Shop Co. stores.
Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs

Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs

Ian Dixon, right, said he might hire an employee just so he could buy health insurance as a small business, at a cost far below what he and his family would have to pay on their own.

My Vagina Is Terrific. Your Opinion About It Is Not.

I dared to discuss my anatomy. Men couldn’t handle it.
Ties: At Last, Connected by Blood
What Every Parent Needs To Understand About Teens' Mental Health

What Every Parent Needs To Understand About Teens' Mental Health

Data shows young people are struggling more than ever.
VA's quiet plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire

VA's quiet plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire

The Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon's as part of its effort to expand private health care
How a dad’s depression affects his teen kids

How a dad’s depression affects his teen kids

Impacts of fathers’ and mothers’ depression on their children were found to be similar in magnitude.
This Adorable Video Of Sibling Love Is Just Too Pure For This World

This Adorable Video Of Sibling Love Is Just Too Pure For This World

“We always give the kids ten minutes to eat a snack before bed,” Verlonda tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “On that night, they used
Hillary Clinton calls possible Justice Department investigation 'an abuse of power'

Hillary Clinton calls possible Justice Department investigation 'an abuse of power'

The former secretary of state made the comments in a new interview.
Woman meets her birth mother for the 1st time 30 years after adoption

Woman meets her birth mother for the 1st time 30 years after adoption

Angie Oracoy was 19 when she gave her daughter up for adoption.
Groups Help Children Grieve After A Parent Dies

Groups Help Children Grieve After A Parent Dies

A growing number of groups are offering support to children and young adults after a parent dies.
The Simple Exercise Guaranteed to Reshape Your Butt

The Simple Exercise Guaranteed to Reshape Your Butt

Gravity happens. And it can affect your backside. But you can fight gravity and strengthen your glutes with the simple step-up. Celeb trainer Valerie Waters recommends this functional exercise "if you
An 87-Year-Old Nun Said She Was Raped in Her Nursing Home. Here’s Why She Couldn’t Sue

An 87-Year-Old Nun Said She Was Raped in Her Nursing Home. Here’s Why She Couldn’t Sue

I. Sister Irene Morissette always locked her door at night. Maybe it was force of habit from her decades teaching at an isolated missionary school in Africa, or maybe it was, as she told a police
Trump admin. to reverse ban on elephant trophies from Africa

Trump admin. to reverse ban on elephant trophies from Africa

Wildlife advocates have blamed poaching for a decline in elephant populations.
Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes and May Extend Life

Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes and May Extend Life

The clinic parking lot in Berne, Ind., where some of the Amish residents carry a genetic mutation that may have life-extending benefits.

You’re Getting Better With Age. Your Makeup Should, Too.

Is your makeup working for you, or is it aging you?
A Look at the Calories in Happy Hour Cocktails and Nibbles

A Look at the Calories in Happy Hour Cocktails and Nibbles

Just how many calories are in that mojito and mozzarella stick? Check out the chart below before heading out for your happy hour celebrations. Let's start with the drinks first and then move on to the