Some chew it, or place a few drops under the tongue or let it soak in through the skin. There are numerous ways to consume cannabidiol — better known as CBD. It’s touted for its therapeutic effects, but, unlike its better-known cousin THC, does not get you high.

Hemp-derived CBD is increasingly...

It’s hard enough most days to carve out time for that hourlong gym workout. Around the holidays it can seem nearly impossible.

The good news is that it doesn’t take a full workout to reap the mental and physical benefits of exercise. Fitness “snacking,” or breaking up exercise into short bits throughout...

In Southern California, it’s not enough to just relax at the spa — that pampering has to be results-driven.

Burke Williams Day Spa, SoCal’s original daytime relaxation destination, is adding med spa services to locations in Woodland Hills and Mission Viejo so its customers can fight stress and...

Five years ago, backed by a full band, William Shatner enthralled a standing-room-only crowd at the Coach House nightclub in San Juan Capistrano with his unique “spoken word” stylings — dramatic readings of everything from “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” to the Book of Genesis — that he’s been...

It’s time to change the clocks this weekend, which means dark early evenings and winter chills will soon be in full swing.

So while we prepare our fall wardrobe, we also need to prepare for a change in mood. Some even experience SAD — short for seasonal affective disorder, a depression common to...

The superfood mantra is, by now, familiar to anyone who inspects labels, hovers over produce at the local farmers market or consumes the literature of the wellness community. The cosmetic and beauty industry has endorsed the superfood concept as well and is pushing out new products about as quickly...

Even the most fastidious dieters might find it hard to resist the lure of the Halloween candy bowl. But there’s a way to be smarter about indulging — and no, we’re not talking about going for the mini-boxes of raisins. Instead, watch out for high-fructose corn syrup, fake sugars and artificial...