Thousands have died in car crashes involving cell phone use. There is no safe way to use a cell phone while driving – even hands free. Distracted driving takes many forms, but cell phone use is at the top. Research shows the brain remains distracted for 27 seconds after dialing, changing music...Read Full Article
Friendships can improve health and increase longevity.
The Health Benefits of Social Connectivity
Research has shown that people who have satisfying relationships with family, friends, and their community are happier, healthier...Read Full Article
At Waddell Language Academy, a K-8 School in North Carolina, Monica Mitchell-Giraudo, a French immersion middle school teacher, instructs 19 sixth-graders to gather into a circle.
“Okay, everyone, let’s take a few mindful breaths, and think about our gratitude for Amy, who brought us...Read Full Article
January 13, 2016
Your alarm clock screams as you roll over and hit the snooze button for the third time. Realizing the reality of your morning schedule, you begrudgingly roll out of bed to start your day.Read Full Article
He’s a mean one, alright. If the Grinch has stolen your healthy holiday, check out these tips from Richard Stein, professor of medicine and cardiology at the New York University School of Medicine in...Read Full Article
Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults.
Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready...Read Full Article