• Perspective

When preparing and eating, keep in mind that some of these gourds are more like starches than vegetables.

  • Jae Berman
  • ·
  • 3 days ago
  • ·
(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post / Food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)
  • Perspective

When preparing and eating, keep in mind that some of these gourds are more like starches than vegetables.

  • Jae Berman
  • ·
  • 3 days ago
  • ·
  • Perspective

A study found taking low-dose aspirin reduced the chance of developing the disease, but more research is needed.

  • Carrie Dennett
  • ·
  • 4 days ago
  • ·
  • Perspective

These carbohydrates have health benefits, so you shouldn’t automatically avoid them.

  • Carrie Dennett
  • ·
  • Nov 6
  • ·

Spike in paralyzing, polio-like illness mainly affecting children confirmed in 22 states, CDC says

More than 120 confirmed or possible cases of a mysterious and rare condition have been documented so far this year, mostly since August, a top federal health official said Tuesday. Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs. The number of cases has surged since 2014, baffling health officials. […]

Proposed regulations would require drugmakers to disclose prices in TV ads in Trump administration effort to bring down prices

The Trump administration has proposed regulations that would require list prices of prescription drugs to be included in television advertisements, as part of its attempt to bring down drug prices. The proposal, announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, states that drugs that cost more than $35 per month would have to have […]

The Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to two cancer immunotherapy researchers

The 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine recognizes James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for “their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” This is a developing story. It will be updated.

  • Perspective

The key is to stop pressuring kids and to make mealtime positive.

With different practices that focuses on postures, breathing, sequences or sweat, there’s one that’s right for you.

  • Elizabeth Kiefer
  • ·
  • Oct 30
  • ·
  • Perspective

All can be good sources of healthy fats, but some stand out in terms of nutrients.

Some practical ways to find the time, and philosophical adjustments for feeling good about it.

  • Amanda Parrish Morgan
  • ·
  • Oct 26
  • ·

Without knowing it, you could be compensating for these situations, and making things worse.

  • Perspective

There are ways to restrict your eating and still consume a morning meal. And you’ll be better off.

  • Perspective

Rather than trying to make this holiday healthier, parents should focus on their kids’ year-round eating habits.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
  • ·
  • Oct 23
  • ·

If you match your effort level and heart rate, you’ll be working at the right intensity to make gains.

  • Scott Douglas
  • ·
  • Oct 17
  • ·

Household income remains the top indicator of whether a child will be physically active.

  • Perspective

Sleep issues, anxiety and dehydration are among the hazards caffeine creates for adolescents.

In addition to physical gains, group fitness approach provides social support.

  • Stephanie Kanowitz
  • ·
  • Oct 15
  • ·
  • Perspective

These experts are moving away from a focus on weight loss to an emphasis on improving health.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
  • ·
  • Oct 10
  • ·

Growth seen in market for recumbent trikes for both recreational and serious cyclists.

  • Stephanie Kanowitz
  • ·
  • Oct 9
  • ·
  • Perspective

To avoid mindless munching, put together whole-food snacks ahead of time, in the right portions.

  • Christy Brissette
  • ·
  • Oct 8
  • ·

Meet the new wave of urban shamans and the well-heeled seekers they’re connecting with the universe.

  • Perspective

Backward Day — serving hearty fare in the morning and breakfast at dinner — adds some fun to this family’s mealtimes.

The ‘wet test’ for looking at arches also is not a reliable way to pick shoes.

  • Amby Burfoot
  • ·
  • Oct 2
  • ·
Load More
Most Read Lifestyle