In the interest of changing things up to keep us all on our toes, I'm introducing a new, once-in-a-while feature.

February 2023

Warning: If you don't plan ahead, your healthy habits are doomed.
Do these., but only if you want to stay strong and functional. They're crucial for everyday life, not just fitness.

January 2023

Morning is definitely best. No, wait, later in the day will help you burn more calories and sleep better. Confused yet?
Sometimes happiness can feel so far away and hard to get back in touch with, writes this reader. But all is not lost.
I leave 2022 behind with a mixture of awe (where did the year go???), excitement (a new year always feels like a clean slate) and not looking back (good…

December 2022

Collective sigh. It’s not the freshman fifteen, but the menopause many. And many of you want to know what to do about weight gain during menopause.
With illness often comes distress, but if you're lucky, you can end up with some hard-won wisdom and enlightenment, too. That's why I make every…
Help me by telling me what you really want to read about. Because I'm thankful for you!

November 2022

ThePause is taking a break from hard health news this week. Instead, here are some quick little-known facts to gobble up and enjoy.
With a combination of genetics, healthy living and luck, we will get older. Aging does have its challenges, but it can also be a badge of honor. It's…

October 2022

It's one of the better-known and more talked-about cancers...but it's surprising how much misinformation is out there. What we think we know may not…