As the snow starts falling, stress levels begin to increase for those living in the northern states, especially in the Midwest where the frozen fluff can quickly pile up and cause all sorts of inconveniences. ...

 The summer and fall are popular times to hop aboard a plane and "jet off" to some new location. Flying can inherently be a physically and mentally draining activity -- especially longer flights -- but there some ways to stay fresh and promote healthy habits.

 The tragic passing of Robin Williams serves as a sobering reminder of the importance of mental health. The beloved comedian and actor made a career of bringing happiness and laughter to people of all ages, but evidently faced his own personal demons that eventually got the best of him. Williams battled depression. He was...

Of course by now, you've most likely heard it over and over again that stress is linked directly to a slew of health issues; the more stressed you are, the more susceptible you are to sickness, depression, etc. The key issue in regards to stressful situations is not how to avoid it, but rather how to deal with it.

 Our Fitness section is packed with workouts and exercises that can help you strengthen and tone your body. But what about our brains? What can we do to sharpen our minds and increase our cognitive power?

 The unfortunate fact currently in the medical world is that there is no known cure for Alzheimer's; the most common degenerative form of dementia. Therefore, the key to counteracting the devastating affects of Alzheimer's lies in detection and prevention. On NBC's "Today Show", a recent study has found that there may be evidence...

We emphasize often that stress is among the greatest hidden threats to general wellness. A recent Health Buzz piece discussed new findings that showed high levels of stress can lead to memory deterioration early in life, and there are plenty of other harms as well. We all have periods of drama and duress, so it's important to...

The United States are currently undergoing a major shift when it comes to marijuana. The substance has been legalized for recreational use in two states, and for medicinal use in several others. Unsurprisingly, as acceptance and usage of marijuana are increasing, so too are nationwide reports of health problems relating to the...

Oftentimes, when new health-related research comes out, the findings aren't exactly shocking or surprising, but they can serve as valuable reminders about what is important when it comes to wellness. That can certainly be said of a study recently published in The Journal of Neuroscience.

If you look in any grocery store, gas station, or convenience stand today you’ll see Guarana Extract everywhere. Just what does this odd little seed do, and why is it in every energy drink? The answers may surprise you, and reveal a mental, physical, and energy booster for all ages.

 The calendar, the thermometer and the sun agree: Summer has arrived. To celebrate, and to wrap up what has been an extremely fun Top 10 Week here on Wellki, we're listing the greatest summer hit songs. This collection was carefully compiled by our staff, and although there was much debate, we feel confident that this is the...

When it comes to fitness and wellness, the term "recovery" usually applies to the steps taken to restore your body physically and mentally after a workout. But exercising isn't the only activity that can take a toll on our bodies. ...

This week our focus on the site is recovery, which mostly applies to physically recharging your body after a hard workout or taxing activity. Another important domain to consider under the umbrella of recovery is the idea of emotional recovery. After a grueling work week, family obligations and an exercise routine, you’re...

Almost everyone knows that testosterone is a vital male hormone, produced in the testicles and responsible for many of our "manly" traits (lowered voice, hair growth, etc.). Testosterone helps to power the sex drive, regulate the reproductive system and promote muscle growth.