Benefits of Home Cooking

Benefits of Home Cooking

It’s not a huge surprise – but now a study out of Johns Hopkins confirms that people who cook at home frequently eat healthier and consume fewer calories than those who cook less. The researchers say that those who make most of their meals at home consume fewer...
Trans Fats and Memory

Trans Fats and Memory

We’ve all heard about the dangers of trans fats. Now it turns out they can do more than just clog your arteries: they might also be messing with your memory. According to findings presented to the American Heart Association, men who ate large amounts of trans fats...
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...