Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2008
Tom Perls, an aging expert at Boston University, explains why women live five to 10 years longer than men
Monday, Jul. 28, 2008
Expert Brian Fligor discusses the damage from personal audio devices and how to prevent it
Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2008
Our circadian rhythm plays a crucial but little-known role in heart attack risk. The most dangerous time of day for your heart may surprise you
Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2008
Harvard professor and nutrition guru Walter Willett says a calorie is a calorie and a diet that cuts either should work equally well
Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2008
Is a population's height governed by genes or diet? TIME asks John Komlos, a University of Munich historian and economist
Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2008
Quitting cigarettes can only do a body good, but do former smokers ever fully recover from years of addiction?
Monday, Jun. 23, 2008
TIME asks MIT professor Matt Wilson why emotionally charged memories stick with us longer than the mundane
Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2008
New drugs are routinely tested on mice and other animals before humans. But why are some results translatable to humans and some not?
Friday, Jun. 06, 2008
Sleep expert Daniel Kripke reviews the research and says 8 hours is not necessarily best for all
Monday, May. 26, 2008
TIME asks a prominent bioethicist whether antidepressants should be more widely available
Monday, May. 19, 2008
Walter Kukull, of the U.S. National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center, talks about what causes the disease and how researchers could reduce people's risk
Tuesday, May. 13, 2008
Infant mortality rates are usually an indicator of a country's overall health. So why are the rates in the U.S. so high?
Monday, Apr. 28, 2008
As the rate of childhood obesity continues to climb, the question is: What is the risk to kids' health in adulthood? The CDC's David Freedman responds
Wednesday, Jun. 04, 2008
One in five Americans dutifully gets a medical check-up every year, but what good is it doing?
Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2008
Consultations: Dr. De-Kun Li of Kaiser Permanente on what pregnant women should know about caffeine