The Checkup: One Day, You Could Swallow an Exercise Pill Instead of Hitting the Gym

Question is, would you?

• “Three cheers for the exercise pill of the future!” said lazy people everywhere. Two new studies are investigating the viability of a super pill that might someday lend us the same health benefits as exercise, including weight loss and improved cholesterol levels—by doing nothing more than swallowing a capsule. I guess if this comes to fruition, I’m out of a job, eh? [New York Times]

Babies, everywhere! Here are the poshest places to give birth in our region, if you really want to feel like Princess Kate when you push. (Too much?) [NBC 10]

• If you’ve ever wondered about organic haircare products and what they can do for you , check out this guide for the ins and outs. [Refinery 29]

• Here’s why you might feel hungry all.the.time. [Los Angeles Times]

• Ladies! You’re totally cutting corners at the gym, according to a new study. Tsk tsk. [Prevention]

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