Blog Category: News

Reports of Mental Health Disability Increase in U.S.

The prevalence of self-reported mental health disabilities increased in the U.S. among non-elderly adults during the last decade, according to a study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.[Read more…]…

Dangerous Mobile Phone Use May Be OCD

Information researchers at the University of Arkansas have found evidence that suggests dangerous mobile phone usage while driving may be attributed to obsessive-compulsive disorder traits rather than addiction.[Read more…]…

Laughter Has Positive Impact On Vascular Function

Watching a funny movie or sitcom that produces laughter has a positive effect on vascular function according to research was presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Paris.[Read more…]…

Getting Along With Co-Workers Can Significantly Increase Your Lifespan

A study in the Journal Health Psychology demonstrates that employees who believe that they have the personal support of their peers at work are more likely to live a longer life. [Read more]…

Over Half of Alzheimer’s Cases May Be Preventable

New research presented at the 2011 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease in Paris, France, and published online on July 19, 2011 in Lancet Neurology states that “very simple lifestyle changes, such as increasing physical activity and quitting smoking, …