Health

Exercises for kids

Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy while spending quality time together is to exercise with your child.

What are unhealthiest fast-food items?

It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

Keys to living a healthier life

Would you be willing to sleep in more to add another two years to your life? Maybe floss more often in exchange for another year of living? How about having sex more often to extend your life expectancy?

Which diets are most effective?

U.S. News evaluated some of the most popular diets, using input from health experts to assist with their rankings. Take a look at the top-five ranked diets.

Tips for lowering your cholesterol

Having a high cholesterol can put you at greater risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. If your cholesterol is high, consider using these suggestions to help you lower it.

5 hidden health risks for women

Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

Is sex safe after heart attack?

Experts say that people can have sex after their heart attacks. In fact, the more you exercise -- including having sex -- the better your odds.

10 vices that are good for you

Many of life's greatest indulgences bring big health benefits. Health.com rates the 10 vices that are actually good for you.

Easy ways for kids to burn calories

For kids, burning calories doesn't always have to seem like a rigorous workout. In fact, there are fun ways for kids to burn calories. Check out these 10 kid friendly exercises.

What to know: Zika virus

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has lifted the final zone of active Zika transmission in Miami-Dade on Dec. 9. Here's what you need to know about the virus.

Trump to name Obamacare critic as health secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Representative Tom Price, an ardent critic of Obamacare, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to an official briefed on the decision.

Fattest states in America

Obesity is becoming the new normal in the United States, but the problem is bigger in some states than in others.

Fight hunger, win big

The Post Falls Food Bank could put you behind the wheel of a brand new Porsche, and that's not all.