Wellness

Early birds are less prone to depression than night owls

Early birds are less prone to depression than night owls

Middle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new...
Physical fitness and healthy arteries key to brain aging

Physical fitness and healthy arteries key to brain aging

Memory decline rate may be explained by a combination of overall physical fitness and the stiffness of the central arteries, researchers in a new...
5 tips to stay healthy during World Cup

5 tips to stay healthy during World Cup

If you've got a case of World Cup fever, you might find yourself attending watch parties or even kicking around a soccer ball with...
Alcohol withdrawal can be deadly – here's why

Alcohol withdrawal can be deadly – here’s why

Alcohol damages the brain, heart, liver and pancreas, and it increases the risk of some cancers, such as mouth and bowel cancer. It also weakens...
Obesity link between grandmothers and grandchildren

Obesity link between grandmothers and grandchildren

Obesity is known to cluster in families, but most studies to date are limited to two generations. A new Pediatric Obesity study is the first...
How to prevent hearing damage in summer activities

How to prevent hearing damage in summer activities

For many, summer means the sweet sounds of live concerts, fireworks, lawnmowers and splashing water. To optimize the fun summer sounds, here are some preventative...
Mindfulness may ease pain from social rejection

Mindfulness may ease pain from social rejection

People who have greater levels of mindfulness—or the tendency to maintain attention on and awareness of the present moment—are better able to cope with...
Overweight and obese people should drink more water

Overweight and obese people should drink more water

In a recent study from University of Michigan, researchers examine whether a simple part of our diets might be linked to a healthier weight. The...
Having a religion may help you live 4 years longer

Having a religion may help you live 4 years longer

A new nationwide study of obituaries has found that people with religious affiliations lived nearly four years longer than those with no ties to...
Both quantity and quality of sleep affect cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents

Both quantity and quality of sleep affect cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents

Sleep disturbance, as well as limited sleep duration, appears to increase cardiovascular risk A recent study finds that both the quantity and quality of sleep...