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By Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich Ph.D. on November 10, 2019 in Diagnosis: Human
November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Here's something you need to know.
By Michael S. Fenster M.D., FACC, FSCA&I, PEMBA on November 10, 2019 in You Are What You Eat
The art and science of eating.
By Christopher Bergland on November 10, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
You don't need to be a marathoner to reap the life-extending benefits of running. A new 14-study analysis found that very small amounts of jogging each week may increase longevity.
By Blake Griffin Edwards LMFT on November 09, 2019 in Progress Notes
With mass-scale funding of numerous health care systems transformation projects, perhaps now is as good an opportunity for innovation in whole-person care as we are likely to have.
By Paul Stoller Ph.D. on November 09, 2019 in The Path to Well-Being
Are you fearful of upcoming cancer treatments? They are difficult, but rituals can ease the burden.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 09, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
If you’re being completely honest with yourself, are you in a rut? Does your life lack variety? New research shows the 5 benefits to health and creativity of personality openness.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on November 08, 2019 in Hope + Resilience
The end of world hunger is within reach, says expert Jenny Dyer. In this interview, she offers insights on the intersection of mental health, resilience, and hunger.
By Melissa Burkley Ph.D. on November 08, 2019 in The Social Thinker
Daylight savings meant you gained an extra hour of sleep. But what did it do for your heart?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 08, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
While the research about cancer risk and sleep duration is mixed, the scientific links between poor quality sleep and variable sleep schedules are more clear.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on November 07, 2019 in How Healing Works
What interventions can aid in the anxieties and side effects that come along with life after cancer?
By Anne Moyer Ph.D. on November 07, 2019 in Beyond Treatment
Now, mastectomy tattoos are being used as a transformative tool to create beauty and agency that combat feelings of disfigurement and loss of control.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 07, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
People are often really asking: If I sleep poorly, does my cancer risk go up? Here's what research shows so far.
By Kelli Harding M.D., MPH on November 07, 2019 in The Rabbit Effect
Decades of research support ‘the rabbit effect.’
By Hal Herzog Ph.D. on November 07, 2019 in Animals and Us
Companion animals can reduce loneliness and stave off feelings of social rejection. Does this mean pet owners have lower rates of suicide?
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on November 07, 2019 in Insight Therapy
A science of the person cannot advance far by omitting, ignoring, or devaluing the voices of actual persons. A study of sexual health in women illustrates the value of qualitative research.
By Dan Bates, LMHC, MAML on November 06, 2019 in Mental Health Nerd
Podcasts are a great way to interact with self-help content. For non-readers or people on-the-go, they're a time-efficient way to access helpful ideas.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on November 06, 2019 in In Practice
if you're struggling with self-discipline, you might need a better framework.
By David J. Ley Ph.D. on November 05, 2019 in Women Who Stray
What (surprisingly interesting) research tells us about yawns.
By Rosalind C. Barnett, Ph.D., and Caryl Rivers on November 05, 2019 in A Woman's Place
Is competing in elite sports safe for pregnant women? The answer may surprise you.
By Meg Selig on November 05, 2019 in Changepower
How would income fluctuation in young adulthood affect brain health in midlife? The latest research provides surprising answers.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 05, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
You’ve promised yourself to exercise more but you keep coming up with excuses not to. A new study on how Americans use time shows you’re not alone in putting off physical activity.
By Stevan Weine, M.D. on November 05, 2019 in Cafes Around the World
How one clinician working in a low resource community relied on his patients to teach him how to make a difference.
By Sylvia R. Karasu M.D. on November 05, 2019 in The Gravity of Weight
The idea of eating meat elicits strong reactions—for some, disgust, and for others, a "hard-wired meat hunger."
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on November 04, 2019 in The Right Mindset
Discover the amazing ways mindfulness practices on the job enhance your mental health and grow the career success you seek.
By Ross E O'Hara, Ph.D. on November 04, 2019 in Nudging Ahead
It may seem obvious to give advice to someone facing a challenge. But new research suggests the opposite: allowing them to give advice can motivate them to tackle their problem.
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