Do you want to improve your health and feel better? There are a lot of different tools, methods, and practices that can help you jumpstart your wellbeing.
I recently became a member of my wife’s gym. I had always hesitated, being a frugal person I preferred to work out at home with a few weights and some exercise DVDs. But, when I di
There’s one fact that is undeniable in America; we just don’t walk enough. A dependence on automobiles, elevators and escalators, coupled with a growing lack of interest in exercis
Don’t worry, this is not an exposé on bad equipment or faulty products; I’m no expert on exercise machines and products. But I do know a little about human nature and after many ch
I have just recovered from a case of pine nut mouth, or at least that's what I'm calling a recent health hiccup. And I have Google to thank for saving me thousands of dollars, coun
Everyone knows that cooking is cheaper and healthier than eating out. It's also better (i.e. more to your taste) than eating out, and easier than eating out (no driving, parking,
Some experts think that surfing the web can you make you more productive at work. Then again, so might amphetamines, which begs the question, at what point does it get to be too mu
Even though some of us may embrace the idea that one should not mix work and play, it turns out that having fun with your colleagues might have it’s share of benefits for our healt
While health authorities worry about the human cost of pandemics, other policy-makers have tended to focus on the economic costs. Economic impact takes many forms--drops in produc
How can you be sure that your next doctor's office visit goes really well? Author and leading medical expert Dr. Davis Liu joins Wise Bread on Blog Talk Radio tonight to give advi
Believe it or not, it turns out that getting a promotion might in fact be bad for you because of the increased workload and stress, but it doesn’t have to be this way.
This is not a complete list of ways to fix problem zits, but rather a few tips that I've picked up along my acne journey that surprised me.
Those of us without traditional dental insurance may have been tempted to buy a dental “discount” plan. On paper, it looks good. In practicality, it could save you some, or more
Does your voice get slightly deeper and more husky as you discuss the pleasure of biting into a medium-rare steak? Do you proudly declare that you could never be a vegetarian becau
Recently our own Xin Lu wrote a post on a motivating way to lose weight (a very interesting piece.) Imagine my surprise when a commenter spoke my mind by sharing the ultimate in “
May is skin cancer awareness month, and as a close friend to many skin cancer survivors, I know how important it is to get regular check-ups. I
Every so often, I get hit in the face with two facts. First, Americans (even poor Americans) are unbelievably rich. Second, Americans (as a group) utterly lack a cultural traditi
The chances are, you're dehydrated right now. In fact, over 75% of the American population is deyhdrated, and worse still, over 80% know they are. No big deal? Well, it is actu
The message of this book is simple: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan gives it away right at the start, so I don't feel too bad doing the sam
I like to keep up with all the latest news and info. I'm a big fan of Digg, BBC news, NPR, CNN, all the usual suspects. I thought I was fairly well-versed on the places to get
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