Gallup: Overweight Americans Suffer From More Pain
Adults who are obese report higher rates of daily pain than those who are not, according to a recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index survey.
Study: Men and Women Have Different Triggers for Addiction
When it comes to addiction, sex matters. Researchers at Yale University found men and women have different triggers that activate the areas of the brain associated with cravings and addictions.
Study: Getting Married May Not be Better Than Living Together
Are you living with your girlfriend and thinking about popping the big question? You may want to reconsider. A new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, show that married couples have only few advantages compared to couples that aren’t married and live together.
Study: Changing the Color of Your Plate Can Help You Eat Less
Selecting the right size and color of the plates you eat on could help you eat less, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Researcher Propose Higher Tax on Sugary Beverages
As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda. But experts believe that the current sales tax isn’t high enough to truly impact health and weight loss.
Marijuana Smoke Not as Harmful as Cigarette Smoke, Study Finds
Marijuana was made illegal as a public health safety measure, but according to results from a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, marijuana smoke is not as damaging to the lungs as cigarette smoke.
Study: Nicotine Can Help with Memory Loss
Using a nicotine patch may help improve mild memory loss in older adults, according to a study published in the journal Neurology. Previous studies have shown smokers could improve cognitive function by quitting smoking and other studies have found attention and memory improvement in people with Alzheimer’s disease. In this study, researchers at the American Academy of Neurology looked at nicotine
Writing Things Down Can Actually Help You Lose Weight
Could a pen and pad be more useful in weight loss than a barbel?
Smokers Get Help Quitting Through Employer Insurance
Do you think employers should assist their workers in quitting cigarette smoking? Would you pay a higher premium for them to do so? These two questions have already been answered by a plethora companies, as a significant portion of them, both large and small, offer this newly designed health benefit to their employees. The Washington Post reports, many of these companies have created a two-tier ap
Exercise Can Improve Academic Performance, Study Finds
Parents, if you want to smarter children let them play outside. A new study published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine found a direct link between physical activity and the academic performance of school children.