Who’s Avoiding Sex, and Why

Shervin Assari, University of MichiganSex has a strong influence on many aspects of well-being: it is one of our most basic physiological needs. Sex feeds our identity and is a core element of our...

How Being Friends With Someone Who has Dementia can be Good for You Both

Janelle Taylor, University of WashingtonEach year, in the final few hours of the last day of December, many people all across North America gather with friends to raise a glass and sing Robert Burns’...

Don’t Hate Your Gut: It May Help You Lose Weight, Fight Depression and Lower...

Jasenka Zubcevic, University of Florida and Christopher Martyniuk, University of FloridaA universe of organisms living inside you may affect every part of your body, from your brain to your bones, and even your thoughts,...

Recalled Fireworks – Keep Your Family Safe and Enjoy the Celebration

The Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit.

Do Poor People Eat More Junk Food Than Wealthier Americans?

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University and Patricia Smith, University of MichiganEating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health.As nutrition experts point out, it is not the healthiest type...

Daily Break: You’ll Love These Cats… :)

Reward yourself! Take a Pomodoro Technique five minute break... watching cats. Because skipping breaks can lead to stress and exhaustion.

The “Dirty Dozen” Revealed

The "Dirty Dozen" is a list published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) which ranks conventionally grown produce with the most pesticide residues. The list is compiled to help consumers make informed choices...

How to Eat Chocolate this Easter Without Feeling Guilty

Which of the following are medicinal benefits associated with consuming chocolate?Cough Relief Diabetes Prevention Weight Loss Reduced StressAnswer: All of the aboveAccording to published studies all of the above have been found to be medicinal benefits of consuming...

Here’s What Happens When You Give Up Sugar

Which of the following happens when you give up sugar?Memory Loss Withdrawal Symptoms Decreased Libido Increased EnergyAnswer: Withdrawal Symptoms------ Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and...