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The Washington Post Wellness section provides coverage and analysis of health, healthcare, nutrition, wellness and fitness news, trends and policy. Post Wellness also includes discussions and blogs about major health issues.

When preparing and eating, keep in mind that some of these gourds are more like starches than vegetables.
Posted: November 13, 2018, 12:00 pm
When preparing and eating, keep in mind that some of these gourds are more like starches than vegetables.
Posted: November 13, 2018, 12:00 pm
A study found taking low-dose aspirin reduced the chance of developing the disease, but more research is needed.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 12:00 pm
These carbohydrates have health benefits, so you shouldn’t automatically avoid them.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 12:00 pm
More than 120 confirmed or possible cases of a mysterious and rare condition have been documented so far this year, mostly since August, a top federal health official said Tuesday. Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs. The number of cases has surged since 2014, baffling health officials. […]
Posted: October 16, 2018, 5:35 pm
The Trump administration has proposed regulations that would require list prices of prescription drugs to be included in television advertisements, as part of its attempt to bring down drug prices. The proposal, announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, states that drugs that cost more than $35 per month would have to have […]
Posted: October 15, 2018, 8:49 pm
The 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine recognizes James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for “their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” This is a developing story. It will be updated.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 9:44 am
The key is to stop pressuring kids and to make mealtime positive.
Posted: November 5, 2018, 12:00 pm
With different practices that focuses on postures, breathing, sequences or sweat, there’s one that’s right for you.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 11:00 am
All can be good sources of healthy fats, but some stand out in terms of nutrients.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 11:00 am
Some practical ways to find the time, and philosophical adjustments for feeling good about it.
Posted: October 26, 2018, 11:00 am
Without knowing it, you could be compensating for these situations, and making things worse.
Posted: October 24, 2018, 11:00 am
There are ways to restrict your eating and still consume a morning meal. And you’ll be better off.
Posted: October 23, 2018, 1:44 pm
Rather than trying to make this holiday healthier, parents should focus on their kids’ year-round eating habits.
Posted: October 23, 2018, 11:00 am
If you match your effort level and heart rate, you’ll be working at the right intensity to make gains.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:00 am
Household income remains the top indicator of whether a child will be physically active.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 4:10 pm
Sleep issues, anxiety and dehydration are among the hazards caffeine creates for adolescents.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 11:00 am
In addition to physical gains, group fitness approach provides social support.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 11:00 am
These experts are moving away from a focus on weight loss to an emphasis on improving health.
Posted: October 10, 2018, 11:00 am
Growth seen in market for recumbent trikes for both recreational and serious cyclists.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 2:25 pm
To avoid mindless munching, put together whole-food snacks ahead of time, in the right portions.
Posted: October 8, 2018, 11:00 am
Meet the new wave of urban shamans and the well-heeled seekers they’re connecting with the universe.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 8:29 pm
Backward Day — serving hearty fare in the morning and breakfast at dinner — adds some fun to this family’s mealtimes.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 11:00 am
The ‘wet test’ for looking at arches also is not a reliable way to pick shoes.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 11:00 am
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