This inspiring letter from 2006 has been making the rounds lately, and it's worth taking a moment to read (whether you've read Slaughterhouse-Five or not).
From Proust to the latest neuroscience, the psychologist and novelist rounds up the best reading on the 'slippery charms' of an essential faculty
Winter's over, and this month's top 10 list is full of tracks that'll propel you into the great outdoors.
Training and natural physique are not the only factors that determine your speed in the pool. Here, we look at the unfashionable but compelling evidence that your zodiac sign is just as important
Chiropractors claim that the posture people adopt when using their mobile phones could shorten their lives. Is this really true?
And you'll be glad to know it has nothing to do with Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin.
Don't forget to roll your clock's forward 1 hour this Sunday!
Rise to 13,350 centenarians in 2012 attributable to better medical treatments, housing, nutrition and living standards, says ONS
Confidence, cooking and creativity - how chickens are transforming classrooms across the UK
Oxford study shows living with someone doesn't stop women developing heart problems but does help them stay alive longer
Study shows that obese people who lost just 5% of their weight saw ‘profound benefits’ through better control of insulin in the liver, fat and muscle tissues
What, and you thought cartoon characters were safe from depression? Poor Rako. If only he had it as easy as The Rat.
When Prince Charming becomes the offspring of a troll.
People with purple in their bedrooms have sex a total of 3.49 times a week. It doesn't have to be walls, or even your bedding. A throw pillow will work.
Times are moving swiftly. What was once deemed a socially taboo form of entertainment, indulged in only by the rich or the famous (or bankers), usually under the cover of darkness, is now mainstream family fun.
The demands of City life can make it hard to meet new people. Sixty hour weeks don’t leave a lot of time for romance; even speed dating needs a turbo boost to find a free slot in the diary. But there is an answer: don’t bother!
Sedative effects of night milk have not been tested on people but the high amounts of tryptophan and melatonin suggest it may be healthier than Ambien
Research aims to develop organs to help patients who have injuries or congenital abnormalities
When it comes to children's health, Sparks is a rarity. They fund medical research across the whole spectrum of paediatric illnesses and conditions, to help make a positive, practical impact on the lives of babies and children.
Half an hour of daily walking can be hugely beneficial to your health. Your challenge is to walk 30 minutes a day for a week
Serious food allergies are rare, while intolerance of many common foods – from dairy products to gluten in bread – is increasing. Are we in the midst of a health craze or something more complicated?
Inject some new energy into your workout with this month's top ten tunes ...
Relatively few ‘normal-weight’ teens think they are too heavy, but many who are overweight do not acknowledge it