Diet soda won't help you lose weight — and 4 other health hoaxes you need to know

Drinking diet soda isn't any more healthful than slugging back the regular stuff.

The best fitness smartwatches to buy this holiday season: Apple, Pebble, Misfit and more

The perfect wrist companions from Apple, Pebble, Samsung and more.

5 simple ways to eat less sugar throughout the day

Sugar, it's not me. It's you.

Can Fats Be Healthy? Here's Why You Should Get Enough (Good) Fats in Your Diet

Excess fat can be just as harmful as a lack of fat.

Losing Someone You Love Can Literally Break Your Heart

Being heartbroken isn't just an expression.


Here's Why Working Out Is Scientifically the Key to a Long Life

Working out is the key to leading a long life. As if you needed another reason to hit the gym.

Women Aren't Being Treated for Heart Attacks Because They Don't Want to Appear "Fussy"

As in all matters of the heart, communication is key.

There's Good News for People Who Love Salty Food

Science has good news for salt lovers.

Science Has Good News for People Who Smoke E-Cigarettes

A very good reason to put out that cigarette and plug in a vaporizer.

6 Ways Binge Watching Is Ruining Our Brains, Bodies and Probably Our Souls

These side effects are troubling.

There's Bad News For People Who Love Smoking Those E-Cigarettes

Two of the largest health organizations in the world are speaking out.

The One Graph That Proves What All Americans Suspected About Soda

You won't believe where we care compared to the rest of the world.

Paleo Diet: Why Millennials Love Eating Like Cavemen

Young people are flocking to the Paleo diet, but its dieters don’t seem to realize the added bodily harm they can cause from avoiding carbs to the extreme.


Are You Being Fooled By “Healthy” Fast Food Options?

Many fast food restaurants have "healthy" options, which are actually worse for you than regular menu items. Here's how to avoid falling into the "healthy" choice trap.

4 Reasons Why Artificial Sweeteners Lead to Diabetes and Poor Health

Artificial sweeteners might appear to be an easy way to save calories, but if you look at the big picture, the risks outweigh the rewards.

Prop 29 Loses Due to Big Tobacco's Money and Lies

Proposition 29, the cigarette tax, loses by a narrow margin because of big tobacco's smoke and mirrors.