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Aging Gracefully: How to Celebrate Being Older, Better, Wiser
“We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” – Emily Dickinson Most of us like to think we’re pretty savvy, having learned a thing or two from our...

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:33:41 +0000


Is Processed Food Linked to Autism?
As the number of children diagnosed with autism continues to rise at alarming rates, researchers have been working hard to figure out what environmental and/or genetic factors might be contributing...

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:00:23 +0000


Health Professionals Need to Be Cautious on Social Media
For health professionals on social media, posting just one negative comment in frustration may harm their credibility with current or potential clients, according to a new Canadian study published in...

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 18:11:57 +0000


Younger Guys ‘Bulking Up’ May Face Dangers of Disordered Eating
Young adults who see themselves as scrawny and who exercise to gain weight may be at risk of muscularity-oriented disordered eating behaviors, according to a new study led by researchers...

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 17:09:08 +0000


Upbeat Music Can Make Hard Workouts Easier
New research shows that upbeat music can make a rigorous workout seem less tough, even for people who are insufficiently active. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) — brief, repeated bouts of...

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 13:30:11 +0000


Kindergarten Behavior May Be Tied to Adult Earnings
A new study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, suggests that childhood behaviors in kindergarten may be related to annual earnings at ages 33 to 35 years. The international team...

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 12:59:24 +0000


For Veterans, Witnessing Suffering Can Mean Worse PTSD
A study of Norwegian veterans who served in Afghanistan finds that being exposed to the death and suffering of others tends to result in worse symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder...

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 12:41:16 +0000


3D Imaging Can Help Young Women Boost Body Image
A new study shows how 3D imaging, a type of technology which enhances the illusion of depth perception, might be able to help young women better appreciate their bodies, and...

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 12:48:21 +0000


‘Foodie Call:’ Going Out With A Guy Just For A Free Meal
A new form of dating is emerging, termed the “foodie call,” where a person sets up a date with someone they are not romantically interested in just to get a...

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 12:21:40 +0000


Early, Regular Cannabis Use Seen to Alter Brain Region Tied to Cognitive Control
New research shows a clear link between early and regular cannabis use by youth and alterations in brain circuits that support aspects of executive functioning. The study finds that the...

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 12:13:13 +0000


One-Day Work Week Satisfies Mental Health Needs Related to Employment
Having a job and being employed is known to improve mental health and life satisfaction. A new study shows, however, that this benefit is achieved in much less than 40...

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 12:00:32 +0000


Friends are Better Predictors of Health than Personal Fitness Trackers
New research suggests the growth in utilization of wearable fitness trackers has led to incorrect assumptions about our health. Nowadays, we often look at our heart rate to determine if...

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:30:27 +0000


A Quarter of Older Adults in Northern England May Be Vitamin D Deficient
A new study, published in the journal Nutrients, suggests that more than one in four midlife and older adults (ages 50 and up) living in Northern England are deficient in...

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:00:58 +0000


Social Media Data Used to ID Mental Health Conditions and Diabetes
A new study suggests mining data from social media sites may help professionals identify and manage a variety of health conditions, including diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis. Researchers from Penn...

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:30:26 +0000


Sense of Personal Space Tends To Expand in Late Stage Pregnancy
A pregnant woman’s sense of “peripersonal space” tends to expand in the third trimester, according to a new study by researchers from Anglia Ruskin University and Addenbooke’s Hospital in Cambridge,...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:24:42 +0000


Strong Smells Can Enhance Memory
New research suggests memories are stronger when the original experiences are accompanied by unpleasant odors. Investigators believe this discovery expands knowledge of what can drive Pavlovian responses. Moreover, the finding...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:30:45 +0000


A Relationship as a Spiritual Path
A relationship can be an exciting path to the unknown. It offers an ever-present opportunity to grow spiritually — a path to transformation and mutual discovery and ultimately the divine...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:00:32 +0000


Setting SMARTER Weight Loss Goals
“A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Zig Ziglar Losing weight is often challenging. While there are many diets and strategies you can apply, there’s a general framework that...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:00:21 +0000


Four Steps to Making a Decision for People Who Hate to Choose
Pie or cake? Netflix or a movie out? Stay at your job, or look for a new one? From little stuff to life-changing choices, we must make decisions every day....

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:00:31 +0000


Is It Safe to Love Again? (Part 2)
In the previous article, Gary D. Salyer, Ph.D. shares his insights that are contained in his book called Safe to Love Again: How to Release the pain of Past Relationships...

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 17:10:14 +0000