How this peaceful exercise can wreak havoc  WRITTEN By Caitlin Schille | Healthy Magazine Yoga is a popular form of exercise among Americans. According to a recent survey, approximately 20.4 million adults regularly practice yoga, which is 8.7 percent of adults, and the trend seems to be growing. As yoga increases […]

Paper Money Covered in Bacteria, Researchers Find Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy Magazine To all of us who’ve ever held a dollar bill, researchers from the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology of New York University have something to say: gross. Called the Dirty Money Project, these researchers found […]

How yoga benefits pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive impairment more than memory-boosting exercises Written by Sadie Wirthlin  Mental function can decline as individuals grow older, and studies have shown that exercise like running and weight training can lower the risk of mental deterioration, specifically in cases of developing dementia. A combination of these […]

Stuff you might not know about everyone’s ultimate goal Most of us have heard a million “secrets to happiness,” so many that they seem collectively cheap and useless. But the nagging question remains: am I happy? It can be an uncomfortable question we can’t help but ask ourselves from time […]

Written by Emma Penrod Kitchen cleaning? You might be tempted to purge your pantry. But if you refer exclusively to the package label, you could be wasting food—and money. According to the USDA, the expiration date that might prompt you to throw food away isn’t actually an accurate measure of […]

Why you can’t do a pull-up and how to get there A pull-up requires a variety of muscles. In fact, depending on how the pull-up is done, dozens of muscle groups are activated in the process. But if those muscles aren’t strong enough and if the movement isn’t coordinated, that […]