By Aviva PatzThere's an optimal time for every health move, from eating breakfast and taking your allergy meds to quitting smoking and even having sex. Here's how to tune into those magic hours to boost your everyday well-being - and your long-term health.
There's never a bad time to do something healthy, right? Not so fast. When it comes to maximizing your health, timing is everything. That's because we're hardwired to follow a "body clock," an internal timer that tells the body whether to sleep...
After reviewing all of the research, the
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has not
recommended for or against routine screening for
dementia in older adults.1
weight, and see your doctor if you suddenly or
consistently gain or lose weight. For more information, see the topics
Weight Management and
Sometimes doctors automatically schedule routine tests because they think that's what patients expect. But sometimes research shows that testing may not be useful or worth the risks or costs. For example, experts say that routine heart tests can be a waste of time and money. For more information, see Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?