Behavior

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the national spotlight off many other physical and mental health problems, including childhood bullying. Approximately one in five kids between the ages of 12 and 18...
Exercise is one of the most effective ways for people to improve their overall health. Regular exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of depression, weight gain, and certain chronic diseases,...
Each year, alcohol misuse is directly linked to diseases and accidents that kill an estimated 95,000 Americans. Excessive drinking also costs the economy hundreds of billions of dollars annually,...
Exercise is one of the most effective ways for people to improve their overall health. Regular exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of depression, weight gain, and certain chronic diseases,...
Many people love the fall and winter, but no one is looking forward to the cold and flu season, especially during a pandemic. Health experts say that the best way to protect yourself from the flu...
How do you strengthen the immune system, the body’s natural defense against disease and infections, is a very common question. The answers often include regular exercise, an adequate amount of...
Each year, alcohol misuse is directly linked to diseases and accidents that kill an estimated 95,000 Americans. Excessive drinking also costs the economy hundreds of billions of dollars annually,...
Each day, at dinner tables and social functions across the country, millions of adults enjoy alcohol responsibly. Moderate drinking — defined as two standard drinks per day for men and one...
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the national spotlight off many other physical and mental health problems, including childhood bullying. Approximately one in five kids between the ages of 12 and 18...
“Superfoods” is a term used to describe foods that are high in nutrients and, most of the time, low in calories. Such foods provide many healthy nutrients – such as vitamins and minerals...
Most people know they have to head to the hospital if their chest hurts or if they can’t breathe. And they know they should get tested for COVID-19 if they have a fever, discomfort breathing, loss...
About one in four American students say they have been bullied at school. A fifth of all students between 12 and 18 years of age in the country have experienced bullying in some form, according to...
It’s easy to see why humans like to drink. Sipping wine, beer, or a mixed drink occasionally releases endorphins, natural opiates that calm us and uplift our mood. After a stressful day at work, a...
Losing weight anywhere around the body is hard work, but getting rid of belly fat in particular can feel impossible. You can’t just tell a specific region of your body to speed up fat metabolism....