Wellness

How you argue may predict future health trouble

How you argue may predict future health trouble

Whether you let it all out or bottle it up, arguments between spouses align with specific health problems, report researchers. The study, based on how couples...
Chemicals on couches might lower sperm count, study shows

Chemicals on couches might lower sperm count, study shows

A small study of men in the Boston area finds a link between chemicals used as flame retardants and lower levels of a hormone...
Good sleep may promote positive experiences, less conflict

Good sleep may promote positive experiences, less conflict

Researchers in the Department of Biobehavioral Health (BBH) at Penn State found that sleep quality and quantity at night is affected by that day’s stressors, and...
The 5 biggest myths about the flu

The 5 biggest myths about the flu

It can be awfully tough to sort out fact from rumor about the flu. Elodie Ghedin of NYU’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology...
Aging and digestive health

Aging and digestive health: 6 factors to watch for

Your digestive system works hard every day to digest the food you consume. After years of this, you may start to see some changes...
Why a 65-degree day feels cold in fall but warm in spring

Why a 65-degree day feels cold in fall but warm in spring

With temperatures set to drop in the coming weeks, you might be surprised to perceive a moderate, 65-degree day as chilly, whereas the same...
Caregiving from afar: How to help when you can't be there

Caregiving from afar: How to help when you can’t be there

It’s hard to cope when a loved one has cancer or another life-changing disease. And it’s even more difficult if you are separated by...
4 kinds of hot flash: Which is yours?

4 kinds of hot flash: Which is yours?

Most women will get hot flashes or night sweats at some point in life. But when symptoms occur and how long they last can...
After assisting in bariatric surgeries, O.R. nurse chooses it for herself

After assisting in bariatric surgeries, O.R. nurse chooses it for herself to lose weight

It wasn’t long into her tenure as an operating room nurse that Mandy Pate, R.N., realized the same type of bariatric surgery she helped...
5 ways our body can talk to our brain

5 ways our body can talk to our brain

We usually think our mind is in control and telling our body what to do. But there is a lot of scientific evidence that...