Stressed out? Try talking to yourself in the third person

01 Aug 2017 Posted by Sahar Siadat

  From meditation to physical activity, there are various things that we can do to regain control over our emotions during stressful times. But what if there was an easier way of doing that? New research investigates the effect of talking to yourself in third person on emotion management. ...

Answers to Common Health Questions

30 Jun 2017 Posted by Sahar Siadat

  Will a person with Type 2 diabetes under control end up with the need for insulin? A: As you may have read, Type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease. Will you require insulin? That all depends on individual factors that includes, among many other factors, weight, exercise, genetics, hormones and beta-cells, tho ...

Two minds

07 Jun 2017 Posted by Sahar Siadat

The cognitive differences between men and women   When Nirao Shah decided in 1998 to study sex-based differences in the brain using up-to-the-minute molecular tools, he didn’t have a ton of competition. But he did have a good reason. “I wanted to find and expl ...

12 Strange-But-True Health Tips

28 Apr 2017 Posted by Sahar Siadat

  Crazy health tricks that really work Many methods to improve your health are pretty straightforward: to lose weight, eat less and exercise more; to boost your energy, get more sleep; to prevent dehydration, drink more water. Othe ...

Yo-yo dieting can lead to weight gain

31 Mar 2017 Posted by Sahar Siadat

Yo-yo dieting isn’t just counterproductive — it could put you at risk   Diet, lose weight, regain weight, repeat, repeat, repeat. Yo-yo dieting is an all-too-common phenomenon. More and more people are dieting — whether for weight loss or for “health” — even though mo ...

30 Days to a Healthier You: A Daily Checklist of Wellness Tips

01 Mar 2017 Posted by Sahar Siadat

  Most of us hear the term wellness and assume that it’s something beyond our reach. Or perhaps we think that wellness is only for advanced yogis, holistic doctors, or wellness practitioners, but not us — not everyday people just working the daily grind and living busy lives. But this is where we make ...

Heart-Healthy Tips for February

09 Feb 2017 Posted by Sahar Siadat

  February is American Heart Month, and while it’s a good idea to care for our hearts every day of the year, now is a particularly great time to focus on holistic ways to combat heart disease. According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases ...

7 Myths About Medication and the Facts Behind Them

03 Jan 2017 Posted by Sahar Siadat

Misconceptions about medicine are as common as pills on a pharmacy shelf. We could all use a healthy dose of the truth.     Myth no.1: If you’re really hurting, you can ignore the label and take more pills ...

The Checklist: How to stay healthy in December

01 Dec 2016 Posted by Sahar Siadat

  A gift to yourself One of the best ways to avoid gaining weight during the holiday eating season is to ramp up your exercise regimen. Yeah, right. Chalene Johnson knows it’s hard to squeeze exercise into your December schedule. But she’s convinced that even the most overwhelm ...

4 Fun Ways To Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

01 Nov 2016 Posted by Sahar Siadat

  It's that time again: Movember, or the month formerly known as November, is when men grow their mustaches for 30 days to raise awareness and funds to help find a cure for prostate and testicular cancer. Sign your mou ...


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