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Should the FDA prohibit filtered cigarettes?

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:34pm

Light cigarettes falsely ease smokers' fear of lung cancer, say researchers from the Ohio State University.

Experts' tips for choosing the safest sunscreen

Robert Jimison, CNN  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:40pm

Throughout the summer, consumers struggle with how to best protect their skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But which products are the safest?

No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:42am

Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it's advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.

Coach Kim: Sticky marriages — 4 ways to unstick your relationship

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:23am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim and Nicole share four ways to shift your relationship out of its current rut.

Weight loss can be tied to when, not just what, you eat

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:28pm

If you are trying to lose weight and otherwise improve your health, you may already be mindful about what you eat during the day.

Marital problems? There’s an app for that

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 19th - 3:53pm

While money is the most oft-cited cause of stress in relationships, technology is also making its mark. One Utah therapist, however, is fighting fire with fire by designing an app to help couples come closer together.

Are your expectations ruining you? 3 changes that can help

Nicole Carpenter, Contributor  |  Posted   May 19th - 3:34pm

Unrealistic expectations create guilt and unhappiness. Stop the disappointment by changing your expectations. Get out of the life you are trying to live in your head, and start enjoying the life you have. These tips can help.

Are potatoes healthy?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   May 18th - 8:31pm

Yes, a plain baked potato is a healthy food, especially when it is consumed with its fiber-rich skin.

'Healthy' foods have most of us confused, survey finds

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   May 17th - 8:32pm

Determining what exactly is a "healthy" food has us all scratching our heads.

A weight-neutral approach to health

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted   May 16th - 8:33pm

Little progress has been made toward obesity treatment. However, there is research to support a weight-neutral, nutrition and physical-activity-based program. The Health At Every Size approach is a very promising chronic disease prevention strategy.

What counts as 'cheating' in the digital age?

Ian Kerner, CNN  |  Posted   May 16th - 12:33pm

Tara and her husband, Michael (not their real names), recently came to see me after — as she described it — "infidelity."

Teen dies from too much caffeine, coroner says

Jamiel Lynch, CNN  |  Posted   May 16th - 7:25am

Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class last month, according to the county coroner.

What you need to know about office drama and gossip

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted   May 15th - 7:08am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham help you understand the real cause of bad behavior at work and how to deal with it.

Life expectancy differs by 20 years between some US counties

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   May 12th - 8:33pm

Life expectancy at birth differs by as much as 20 years between the lowest and highest United States counties, according to new research published this week.

Delayed blood thinner use increases dementia risk in heart arrhythmia patients, study shows

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 12th - 1:47pm

A new study shows that dementia rates increase when blood thinner treatment is put off for people with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia.

Nutritional gatekeepers are key to healthy eating in the household

Suzanne Lewis, Contributor  |  Posted   May 11th - 8:29pm

As Mother’s Day approaches, it’s common to reflect on all the ways that moms influence our lives. In particular, many mothers are the gatekeepers of our household’s eating habits.

When exercise shifts from a healthy habit to an unhealthy addiction

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   May 10th - 8:33pm

Even if Abby Heugel wanted to stop, she couldn't.

6 tips to make healthy eating realistic and sustainable

Paige Smathers, Contributor  |  Posted   May 9th - 7:41pm

Many people pursue healthy eating, but few people figure out how to make it actually last.

The most dangerous emotion in your marriage

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   May 8th - 7:15am

"My husband and I have been married for 17 years. I find myself now struggling to connect, and at some level even not wanting to be around him." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham explain the one emotion most likely to ruin a marriage and how to avoid it.

Is pizza healthy?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   May 5th - 8:32pm

Pizza is healthy. And it isn't healthy.