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Sleeping Alone May Be Better For Your Health, Studies Show

5 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

We spend a third of our lives curled up with our pillow, snoozing away to recharge those batteries for the coming day. And it’s important! Improper sleep or infrequent sleep can pose serious threats to your physical and mental well-being...Show More Summary

More employers are turning to direct primary care

Part of a series. Comprehensive primary care for employees means better employee health, greater productivity, less absenteeism and lower costs for both employee and employer. That is why some companies are making health care a company-wide strategic imperative rather than just a tactic as part of human resource cost management. Some are developing full service […]

Insurers Say Private Medicare Plans Are Better, But We Really Don't Know

Health insurers have been telling us for years that their Medicare Advantage plans, which are federally funded but privately run alternatives to traditional fee-for-service Medicare, can provide better care—at lower cost—than the government. One of my priorities when I worked in the industry was to perpetuate that notion. Show More Summary

9 DIY ways to improve your mental health

16 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Achieving better mental health sometimes requires professional help. People may need a therapist or even medication to deal with such disorders as depression and anxiety.But those serious diagnoses aside, we could all do with a little brain tuneup. Show More Summary

Impatient For Precision Medicine's Impact?  Look At Reproductive Health

18 hours agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Instead of lamenting the pace of precision medicine’s journeys, perhaps we had better figure out what to do once it arrives.

9 Things Pessimists Want You To Know

22 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Sometimes life's better when it's not viewed through rose-colored glasses. Sure, optimism certainly has its health benefits, but there's actually something to be said for a glass-half-empty mentality. Pessimists even boast positive health outcomes of their own. Show More Summary

Three Surprising Benefits From Acupuncture

Acupuncture can deliver better moods, health and virility. The post Three Surprising Benefits From Acupuncture appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Study Shows Software Can Predict Psychosis Better Than Psychiatrists

Mental health issues manifest in a number of ways, and they're not all behavioral. Increasingly, scientists are using speech analysis software to detect subtle changes in voice acoustics and patterns to detect or even predict potentially...Show More Summary

If You Want to Sleep Better Tonight, Try This Fun Tip

The consequences of a sleepless night extend well beyond yawning through a morning meeting. Lack of sleep can lead to weight gain, increased levels of stress, and a host of other health issues. One of the more fun ways to combat insomnia?...Show More Summary

Trump: I will be ‘far better’ for women’s health than Hillary Clinton

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Donald Trump pledged Thursday that supporting women’s health will be “a very major thing” in his presidential campaign. “I will take care of women’s health and women’s health issues better than anybody and far better than Hillary Clinton, who doesn’t have a clue,” he told reporters after an afternoon rally here. The Republican, campaigning […]

Walker: Clinton is wrong on gun control after TV shooting

GREENFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker called Thursday for better mental health treatment in the wake of the Virginia shootings and dismissed Hillary Rodham Clinton's call for tighter gun control as aShow More Summary

3 Lifestyle Friendly Principles for Better Health

As a Libra, people often say that I must be so well balanced. The truth is that I sometimes fall into the land of extremes and can find myself in a place of all or nothing. While this usually works fairly well, it can also lead to some extra worrying and stress. Show More Summary

Nats Journal: Wilson Ramos’s numbers have not improved with his health, but that might be about to change

This season has been unusual for Wilson Ramos. For the first time in several years, he hasn’t gotten hurt or landed on the disabled list. And presumably, a healthy Ramos is a better player. But, oddly, that hasn’t been the case. So far, Ramos is mired in the worst offensive season of his career. Show More Summary

People Sleep Better With Access To This Healing Resource

Lack of sleep linked to poor thinking skills, worse mental health and even obesity. » Continue reading: People Sleep Better With Access To This Healing Resource » Read, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles: Why...Show More Summary

How The U.S.-Cuba Reconciliation Could Save Lives In Both Countries

Cubans and Americans could both enjoy access to cheaper, better medicine and health care, if Republicans agree to lift the economic embargo. The post How The U.S.-Cuba Reconciliation Could Save Lives In Both Countries appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Gossiping May Help You Live Longer

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Should we jump in on talking behind our friend's back or should we simply walk away? Well, new research suggests that gossiping is actually good for our health.By talking behind people's backs, we gain a much better understanding of who we are surrounding ourselves with. Show More Summary

Quitting Smoking After Heart Attack Gives Quick Boost to Mental Health, Quality of Life

A new study shows that quitting smoking after a heart attack has immediate benefits, including less chest pain, better quality of daily life and improved mental health. Many of these improvements became apparent as little as one month after quitting and are more pronounced after one year, according to the research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Effect of physical activity on cognition

Researchers evaluated whether a 24-month physical activity program would result in better cognitive function, lower risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia, or both, compared with a health education program.

OK Official Never Gave Up on Killer Son

Mark Costello, the state’s labor commissioner, worked tirelessly for better mental health treatment for his son, who fatally stabbed him on Sunday evening.

Childhood Nutrition: 4 Strategies for Helping Your Kids Eat Better

Want to improve what your children are eating? If the answer is yes, I commend you, because childhood nutrition is extraordinarily important. Right from the start, nutrition shapes brain development, metabolism, and overall health. Unfortunately, poor childhood nutrition is a growing problem in North America. Show More Summary

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