(Rawpixel) There’s plenty of evidence showing that eating right, exercising and other good habits make for a healthy heart. Those behaviors help keep our brains sharper, too, two new studies show. In a French study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers found that older people who follow the American…

(Nejron) Getting people to exercise isn’t as easy as dangling money in front of them like a carrot in front of a hungry horse. It turns out it’s better to show them the money, and then threaten to take it away. As obesity rates rise and physical activity decreases in this sedentary age of binge-watching…

(Nejron) Getting people to exercise isn’t as easy as dangling money in front of them like a carrot in front of a hungry horse. It turns out it’s better to show them the money, and then threaten to take it away. As obesity rates rise and physical activity decreases in this sedentary age of binge-watching…

(Rawpixel) There’s plenty of evidence showing that eating right, exercising and other good habits make for a healthy heart. Those behaviors help keep our brains sharper, too, two new studies show. In a French study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers found that older people who follow the American…

John Jaramillo (left) and his son, Zeph, after finishing a 2015 race. (Photo courtesy of John Jaramillo) John Jaramillo was a 45-year-old newly divorced single dad to 7-year-old Zeph. As if that weren’t enough to deal with, he was also having excruciating pain in his jaw, neck and shoulder. Having used tobacco for 30 years, he figured that was…

John Jaramillo (left) and his son, Zeph, after finishing a 2015 race. (Photo courtesy of John Jaramillo) John Jaramillo was a 45-year-old newly divorced single dad to 7-year-old Zeph. As if that weren’t enough to deal with, he was also having excruciating pain in his jaw, neck and shoulder. Having used tobacco for 30 years, he figured that was…

(Rawpixel) People turn to convenience stores to grab on-the-go food while traveling or as the only alternative when fresh food options like grocery stores are scarce. But can you find healthy options there? Nutritionists say it’s possible – even when faced with aisles of candy bars, salty snacks and cheesy puffs. It just takes a…

(Rawpixel) People turn to convenience stores to grab on-the-go food while traveling or as the only alternative when fresh food options like grocery stores are scarce. But can you find healthy options there? Nutritionists say it’s possible – even when faced with aisles of candy bars, salty snacks and cheesy puffs. It just takes a…

Tanya and Michael Trotter, also known as The War and Treaty, are helping promote cardiovascular health among African-Americans. (Photo courtesy of David McClister) Michael Trotter Jr. said his mother knew the turkey sandwiches, hot dogs and cupcakes he and his siblings were constantly eating weren’t good for them. But life in homeless shelters was traumatic,…

Tanya and Michael Trotter, also known as The War and Treaty, are helping promote cardiovascular health among African-Americans. (Photo courtesy of David McClister) Michael Trotter Jr. said his mother knew the turkey sandwiches, hot dogs and cupcakes he and his siblings were constantly eating weren’t good for them. But life in homeless shelters was traumatic,…