Sauna and Longevity

Sauna and Longevity

Do you enjoy a schvitz? That’s sitting in the sauna. Well, according to a study in JAMA Internal medicine, it appears to be connected to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and could ultimately lead to a longer life. Researchers collected health data for more...
New Cholesterol Guidelines

New Cholesterol Guidelines

It’s a major shift in medical thinking. For decades our doctors and our governments have warned against eating foods high in cholesterol. Now it turns out they may have been wrong. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee in the U.S. intends to remove restrictions on...
More Sex After 50 Years

More Sex After 50 Years

Here’s something unexpected to look forward to when your marriage hits the 50 year milestone. For many, if not most couples who have been together for a long time, things can get a little dull in the bedroom. Now a study says that after around 50 years of marriage,...
Exceeding Promises

Exceeding Promises

A lot of people, especially in business, believe it’s best to under-promise and over-deliver. But maybe that’s not exactly right. Research out of the University of California suggests that whether we’re talking about a person or a company, we place such a high premium...
Pre-Diabetes and Pistachios

Pre-Diabetes and Pistachios

Here’s something that may help stave off diabetes, a disease which is reaching epidemic proportions. According to a new trial from Spain, people with so-called prediabetes may be able to prevent getting the full-blown disease by regularly eating pistachios. These are...
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...