FeaturedPopcorn: It’s Healthy

Popcorn: It’s Healthy

A popcorn lover dissects the options for her favorite snack.

April 17, 2017

Read More

Empathy: Pros and Cons

Feeling pain for your fellow human beings is not necessarily a good thing. We explain.

April 10, 2017

Read More

The Trouble With Wipes, Washes and Sunscreens

Find out which products pose health and environmental dangers.

April 3, 2017

Read More

Float Away Stress

Relieve stress, depression and anxiety–in a flotation tank.

March 27, 2017

Read More

Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous Rehab

There are more successful ways to treat addiction than AA’s one-size-fits-all approach.

March 20, 2017

Read More

Say No to Microbeads

Save the environment and your health. Get rid of those tiny spheres of plastic.

March 13, 2017

Read More

Voltaren: The Best Pain Relief You’ve Never Heard Of

This pain-killing gel is helpful for a host of conditions. But you can’t get it OTC–in the U.S.

March 6, 2017

Read More

Philadelphia Is No. 90

When they’re measuring healthy cities, that’s not good enough.

March 2, 2017

Read More

Pittsburgh Is No. 44

That’s not good enough when it comes to overall health.

Read More

Fosamax Fractures

Can a drug prescribed to prevent bone fractures actually cause them? Oy.

February 27, 2017

Read More

Read This in Good Health

DC is the 9th healthiest city in the country. Woo-hoo!

February 20, 2017

Read More

Speaking of Cell Phones

Downright dangerous or not risky at all? Use headphones anyway.

February 13, 2017

Read More


Feeling Lopsided?

Everyone has a weaker side. To avoid pain, rebalance your body. Some how-to suggestions.

February 6, 2017

Read More


Beating Hearts Issues

How to decide whether your heart needs help — from a pacemaker.

January 23, 2017

Read More

Mislabeled Supplements

Check that fish oil and melatonin you’re taking for harmful ingredients.

January 16, 2017

Read More

dangers of frostbite

Watch Out for Frostbite

January weather in D.C. is notoriously fickle. Some things to keep in mind about frostbite.

January 9, 2017

Read More

Marijuana: It’s Topical

Cannabis-infused lotions can reduce pain, relax muscles and improve your sex life.

January 2, 2017

Read More


The Bright Side of Being Blue

A recent study finds that depression can be an adaptive way of dealing with hard questions.

December 26, 2016

Read More