Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN
Feel like the odd one out? Research suggests you may be more normal than you think.
Worried about your memory? Finding it harder to comprehend new information? Science offers new hope for aging brains.
If you’re resolved to get more sleep in the new year, make your resolution stick with specific and realistic lifestyle changes that will give you real results.
What role does adoption play in the development of bonds between brothers and sisters? Researchers are looking for answers.
Do you like everything you eat or are you indulging just because it's in front of you? A new study answers the question.
Sexual activity and cognitive function are related in older adults.
Feeling too old, too busy, or too tired to get to a gym? Researchers say there's an easier way to stay healthy and live longer.
Scientists are digging deeper into the secrets of longevity.
If you stopped drinking dairy milk, you may be missing out on a nutrient that is essential for brain development.
Can sleep deprivation improve the symptoms of depression?
Don't wait until you're old to worry about dementia—act now to prevent cognitive decline.
There's enough scientific evidence to suggest it might not be a bad idea.
Struggling with memory loss? Finding it hard to learn new things? Scientists are one step closer to finding a treatment for the loss of cognitive function associated with aging.
Too much of the sweet stuff may prematurely age your brain and body, so why take a chance when you already know it's not good for you? Here's what you can do instead.
Researchers find U.S. lags behind other high-income countries.
Where do people look for love and friendship? And where do they actually find it?
Worried that you don't get enough exercise? A new study says exercising once a week can reduce your risk of chronic disease and early death—if you do it right.
Scientists have identified a single nutrient found in many common foods that can help preserve your gray matter and protect against age-related loss of brain power.
A government report says the average lifespan has decreased, and death rates from common diseases have risen. Time for a check-up!
A new study says trimming your pubic area can increase your risk of STIs.
If you're losing gray matter and your memory is starting to fade, this exercise can help.
Can your relationship with your dog, cat, or betta fish predict the success of your romantic relationships?
Do you or your children suffer from test anxiety? One study technique appears to help more than others.
Is your holiday anxiety creeping up? Don't let it trigger you to overeat.
It takes more than attraction and consent to have a mutually satisfying sexual relationship.
Recognize the signs and learn what to do about this all-too-common behavior among teens.
If you're worried about memory loss, new research says caffeine may be your drug of choice.
Accept the challenge and commit to learning new skills, new research says.
Whether it's a box of candy or a second helping of your grandma's famous lasagna, sometime you have to (carefully) refuse.
Do you tap your fingers, shift your feet, squirm in your seat, and just generally have trouble staying still? That could be good news!
Susan McQuillan MS, RDN, is a food, health, and lifestyle writer in New York City.