The San Francisco–based firm Qardio has made a practice of creating best-in-class health monitors that are beautifully designed, and their latest offering is no different. The QardioBas e ($150) is...
The healthiest Silicon Valley launch of 2016 is a new countertop home juicer that is as fast and easy to run as a coffee maker, with juices as delicious as those of your local juice bar. Matching the...
Staying in prime shape, sans injury, is a lifestyle choice. Those who have spent 30 years taking jarring bike runs down the face of a mountain or running road races might be as at risk for injury as...
It’s 8:30 am on a Saturday morning, and the casino portion of the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, Nev., is already buzzing with activity. A mishmash of a wedding procession winds...
J. Craig Venter, PhD , led the first privately funded effort to sequence the human genome. He mapped his own genes in 2000, and he did it faster and for less money than the National Institutes of...
Yoga gets an upgrade with a new, pebble-surfaced, full-grain leather mat from BallerYoga. It ranges in price from $495 for stitched mats to $1,000 for single-piece versions and is created at the same...
Ensuring employees get restful slumber may bring big benefits to companies. That’s the takeaway from new research on truck drivers with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) . This condition causes snoring...
This month, all eyes turn to Rio to watch elite athletes perform at their best: The tiny gymnast who turns backflips above a narrow balance beam. The sprinter who rockets off the starting blocks. The...
About a year ago, Erin Michos, MD, a cardiologist and marathoner, thought she was making all the right moves to stave off heart disease. In addition to eating a healthy diet, the 42-year-old...
Elite athletes withstand epic pressure as they approach the world stage for events as public—and career-establishing or crushing—as the Olympics. Former Olympic swimmer and medalist Markus Rogan, who...

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