Bad Marriage and Heart Health

Bad Marriage and Heart Health

There’s more evidence that staying in a bad marriage can hurt your health, and the harm increases with age. According to a study from Michigan State university, that’s especially true for women. Researchers examined five years of data from 1,200 married American men...
Texting and Neck Stress

Texting and Neck Stress

Do you spend a lot of time reading texts and checking Facebook on your phone? If so, a leading orthopaedic surgeon says you may as well be carrying a big sack of potatoes on your head – because that’s the kind of stress you’re putting on your neck. In a paper...
Positive View of Aging

Positive View of Aging

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health decided to test the question: will a positive view of aging actually improve physical function in older Zoomers? So they gathered 100 people with an average age of 81 and showed the test group positive age stereotypes on...
No Prostate Screening Guideline

No Prostate Screening Guideline

It’s a big change in the approach to men’s health. For years, Zoomer men have been told to get routine PSA tests to screen for prostate cancer. Now a national task force that issues guidelines for doctors says PSA testing should not be used because it can lead to more...
Conversation and Brain Power

Conversation and Brain Power

What’s the tone of your conversations? Surprisingly it makes a difference in whether or not they will provide you with mental benefits. A study finds friendly discussions with other people can help you solve common life challenges, but conversations that are...
Authority and Health

Authority and Health

Do you ever wish you were the boss? Well it has its health drawbacks according to a sociological study out of the University of Toronto. The paper says anger and carping directed at superiors may actually be making them less healthy than they should be. Researchers...