Mental Health

It’s Smart to Socialize
Mental Health

It’s Smart to Socialize

Katie Wenger, LCSW | December 1, 2022

If you want to improve your mental performance immediately, socialize. That’s the intriguing finding of a recent study published in…

Grow Stronger Every Day
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Grow Stronger Every Day

Sharlyn Green, MBA | November 6, 2022

In every stage of life, and at all ages, exercise is proven to be beneficial, but some seniors may not…

Low Testosterone Could Make COVID-19 Worse
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Low Testosterone Could Make COVID-19 Worse

Chris Iliades, MD | November 1, 2022

Hospital records during the COVID-19 pandemic show that men are more likely to be hospitalized for severe COVID than women.…

7 Surprising Asthma Triggers
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7 Surprising Asthma Triggers

Jeffrey G. Demain, MD | October 4, 2022

If you have asthma, you already know that things like cigarette smoke, animal dander, and dust can trigger a dangerous…

Stretch to Feel Your Best
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Stretch to Feel Your Best

Michelle Leachman | September 6, 2022

Waking up with stiff, achy muscles and joints? Taking a few minutes to stretch can help you warm up your…

How to Escape Anger
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How to Escape Anger

Gina Simmons Schneider, PhD | September 3, 2022

If you’re like many people, you may be feeling angrier than usual. It’s no surprise, as we live in uncertain…

Alcohol and Your Heart
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Alcohol and Your Heart

Leslie Cho, MD | September 2, 2022

Could your nightly glass of wine be good for your heart? It’s a popular and widespread idea, driven by the…

Healthy Hot Weather Exercise
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Healthy Hot Weather Exercise

Jonathan Su, DPT | August 7, 2022

Now that summer is here, millions of Americans are out jogging, running, hiking, and biking. But summer exercise comes with…

Life Without Pleasure
Mental Health

Life Without Pleasure

Elizabeth A. Martin, PhD | August 3, 2022

The pursuit of pleasure drives much of human behavior. It is why we love, eat, drink, play, and create. Without…

Are You Taking Heart Health Seriously Enough?
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Are You Taking Heart Health Seriously Enough?

Barry A. Franklin, PhD | August 1, 2022

Prepare yourself for a statistic that might make your heart a bit heavier: In the time it will take you…

Accidental Dehydration—It’s Far More Common Than You Think
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Accidental Dehydration—It’s Far More Common Than You Think

Sarah Hiner | July 28, 2022

A few nights ago, when I woke up at 3:30 in the morning for that usual middle-of-the-night trip to the…

Ask the Expert: Fiber for Constipation
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Ask the Expert: Fiber for Constipation

Anish Sheth, MD | July 12, 2022

My doctor recommended getting more fiber for my constipation, but it's not helping. What can I do? Getting more fiber…

Borderline Personality Disorder
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Borderline Personality Disorder

Jerold J. Kreisman, MD | July 6, 2022

People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) experience intense, unstable emotions, stormy relationships, deep insecurity, and a lack of a strong…

6 Steps to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
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6 Steps to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Vi K. Chiu, MD, PhD | July 4, 2022

Colorectal cancer is the third-­leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that, in…

Recharge Your Body Throughout the Day
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Recharge Your Body Throughout the Day

Sara C. Mednick, PhD | July 1, 2022

When asked how the body repairs itself and replenishes its resources, most people will answer with one word: sleep. They’re…