Health News

Bad News Increases Sensitivity to Stress
The news is full of stories of the bad things that people do. Have you ever wondered how this news can affect your emotions? It may create a heightened susceptibility to stress, but only in women.
Have You Been Screened for Depression?
Everyone has their good and bad days. But when the bad days are significantly outnumbering the good ones, how do you know if it might be depression? You seek help to find out.
Talking to Your Doctor About Depression
Depression is more than "feeling blue." It affects about 14.8 million American adults and can have negative short-term and long-term health effects.
Fight the Urge to Text At the Wheel
Everyone's done it. Red lights pretty much mean a quick sneaky peak at the cell phone. Maybe even shoot a text off real quick; it's always very tempting.
A Ride to Work is Best
Commuting to work by your own two legs does a whole lot more than save gas money and prevent air pollution.
Real Life for Olympians
It's been over a month since the London 2012 games ended. Athletes like Michael Phelps who threw in the towel for the last time may have quite the battle getting used to life away from the arena.
Is That Vein Going To Pop?
You may know someone who has been to anger management classes. Typically these people have a history of emotional instability, but should classes be limited to these people? You might benefit from these classes too.
Don't Choke Under Pressure
When the pressure's on, the mental aspect can be tough for competitors. But dealing with it may get easier as researchers have found a way to help athletes deal with pre-game stress before they begin play.
Mood Kept In Order With Exercise
It's been well established that muscles get stronger and the heart gets pumping with exercise. And as far as dealing with emotions, exercise continues to help people keep calm and collected.
Rest Easy, Parents with Baby Sleep Woes
Few things pierce a mother's heart like her baby's cry. This is why so many parents hesitate to use sleep training methods. But take heart — sleep-trained kids do just fine later on.