Take heart, worry warts. Being anxious while awaiting important news, such as test results or a job offer, appears to be better for mental health than playing it cool, according to a recent study, published last month in the journal Emotion (paywall).
Have you heard about that report that says eating cured and processed meats such as bacon, ham and sausages is akin to smoking?
Life is too short — and too much of a blessing — to be spent unhappily. Each of us faces hardships and difficult times; yet dwelling in unhappiness only brings more difficulty.
As parents, it’s a conversation that is easy to avoid and uncomfortable to even think about, but it’s one that needs to happen.
When Robert Jensen talks to his college classes about pornography, his female students say they're not bothered by it — mostly because they don't see any way to avoid it.
Just like anything that is torn, broken hearts require mending.
For some people, the shorter days of fall and winter actually have them feeling the winter blues. And science indicates there are people who suffer from the winter blues and, sometimes, a more-serious medical condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD.
With cold and flu season fast approaching, two University of Florida pharmacy researchers are calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a common over-the-counter decongestant from the market.
It's the little things that count … always.
Wedding vows give us an idea of just how long you are expected to live with that one person you chose to marry: “In sickness and in health, for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, ’til death do us part.” That’s a pretty long time.
Older Americans aren't very good at assessing how long they should expect to live, which complicates their end-of-life care decisions, according to medical researchers.
My husband has cancer. Stage 4 squamous cell carinoma cancer located in his maxillary sinus, to be specific. I never thought I would be the spouse of a "dying" man; but here I am. Here I am, the wife who had to wait 18 hours as they tore out a giant tumor in her husband's face, and then rebuilt it with a fibula bone and its muslces and vessels. Here I am, the wife who watched her husband suffer for days in the hosptial re-learning how to do simple things like eat, talk and walk. Here I am, watching ...
One of the most effective ways to fight global poverty is surprisingly simple: empower moms.
It is the worst nightmare for parents to look down and see cuts or bleeding that their child has inflicted on himself or herself. Your initial reaction might be to panic or get angry.
Having a well-developed and shapely thigh is not only appealing to the eye, it is critical for the simple function of walking.
You may have never heard of endometrial cancer, but it is actually the most common cancer of the reproductive system for women. Although it can ...