Studies that link pet ownership with better health aren't new. Not only do pets decrease blood pressure and feelings of loneliness, they also increase your opportunities for exercise and socialization. And that's especially true forShow More Summary
As the New York City health commissioner under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Dr. Tom Farley got New Yorkers to smoke less and eat better. Now he's trying to make all America healthier. Dr. Farley,... To view the full story, click the title link.
Worst title ever, best news ever. A new paper -- Marital Characteristics and the Sexual Relationships of U.S. Older Adults: An Analysis of National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project Data -- says we're all going to be knocking blissful boots post 50. Show More Summary
These 12 speedy workouts still get the job done - Women's Health Are vegetables or meat a better source of iron? - Shape Power through Winter with these healthy, hearty salads - Health Work your glutes with these sculpting medicine-ball...Show More Summary
New programs aim to put more produce in corner stores in order to improve the health of low-income communities. Will it work?
Some men shrink in the face of adversity, others grow tall. Follow David Pocock’s lead and use your struggles to become a bigger man.
So after last week I hope we're all feeling a lot better about this whole health and wellness thing. It's starting to look less...
Apparently a $4 million stick wasn’t big enough to encourage Kaiser Permanente in California to offer residents better mental health care in the state. While Kaiser fixed two of the deficiencies originally identified by the government agency charged with oversight of care in California, it still didn’t fix two others to the agency’s satisfaction. The […]
Summer sunshine makes most of us feel better, but there may be more to its benefits than just feeling good. A growing body of evidence suggests sunlight itself — with adequate protection, of course — may actually be good for health. More »
Richard Mack, former sheriff of Graham County, Arizona, who became better known as a virulent opponent of the national health care law known as “Obamacare,” is now begging for money from strangers online to pay medical bills for himself...Show More Summary
The health and future of coral and coral reef ecosystems remains threatened by global climate change (GCC) and ocean acidification (OA). There is a need to better understand the current health of coral reef ecosystems, particularly those in threshold environments which will likely be affected first by pressures from GCC and OA. This need can […]
The high cost of health care in the United States in part relates to how clinicians are paid. Performing expensive and often risky procedures simply pays better than engaging patients in a shared decision-making conversation. Shared decision-making (SDM) is a process where clinicians and patients educate each other about treatment options, risks and benefits, and […]
Amanda Bynes is doing a lot better these days, a source close to the family told ABC News. A few months after the troubled actress was placed into psychiatric hold, her mental health and overall situation has greatly improved. A family source gave an official update to ABC News on early Thursday morning. Show More Summary
With a few bumps along the way, we're moving toward a better healthcare system for everyone. As we move toward universal health care, we've become increasingly conscious of the terrible financial cost of treating the ill and the unfit. Show More Summary
Human trafficking victims suffer from their invisible wounds long after they escape bondage. The post Why Victims Of Human Trafficking Need Better Access To Mental Health Treatment appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Better yet, would economists say they had benefited? The reason for the question is that this is essentially the question that the University of Chicago's Initiative on Global Markets (IGM) asked its group of elite economists about trade with China. Show More Summary
A web dashboard, new bike tile, better integration with health...
Doing dishes the old-fashioned way -- by hand -- might help curb a modern-day problem: Rising rates of childhood allergies, a new study suggests. Researchers in Sweden found that children living in families that hand-washed their dishes...Show More Summary
Microsoft's entry in the health wearables space is only a few months old and is already trying to better itself.
America is the home of the brave, they say, but a lot of us brave folks are terrified of the way the British do health care. We're even afraid of other Americans who aren't afraid of it, like Dr. Donald Berwick. President Obama nominated...Show More Summary