Health & Wellness

A couple on vacation

Did you know that non-travelers are significantly less active in their daily lives than people who travel?

A woman browses social media on her phone

Social media is filled with the caption and hashtag “Living my best life!” Often it accompanies a photo of someone traveling, enjoying themselves at an event or even drinking a cup of coffee. In 2005 Oprah Magazine published a book called Living Your Best Life.

The skyline of Yokohama, Japan.

When it comes to family vacations, the paths not typically taken can lead to the most interesting and fulfilling excursions.

A girl looks out a plane window on a family vacation.

Traveling with kids doesn’t need to be a crying game.

Sun peeks through the snowy trees on a winter morning.

Writer Anne Marie Ruff Grewal reflects on the daily brilliance of winter.

Christmas trees on a Christmas tree farm

The University of Minnesota Extension’s horticulture experts offer a few tips for picking the perfect Christmas tree this year.

A child smiles, wearing their new glasses after a Vistagraph reading comprehension test.

At Hopkins Eye Clinic, specialists are using Vistagraph to evaluate reading efficiency.

Three pills rest on a piece of paper listing side effects.

Side effects can sometimes be a really good thing.

Tracks from someone sliding on the ice in winter boots.

Writer Anne Marie Ruff Grewal gives a fresh perspective on an unpopular month.

A woman takes a picture during a solo travel vacation.

While it might sound intimidating, solo travel is good for the mind, body and soul.

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