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...
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...
Gradual or Rapid Weight Loss?

Gradual or Rapid Weight Loss?

For years, we’ve been told that when it comes to losing weight, slow and steady is the best approach. Now an Australian study is casting doubt on that assumption. According to the research published The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. the rate at which you shed...
How Much Activity

How Much Activity

It’s easy enough to get a calorie count on the food we eat. But it doesn’t mean much to many of us according to a new report in the American Journal of Public Health. The researchers say showing people how much activity they would have to do to burn those calories off...