Archive for February, 2005

Writing Out Feelings Helps, But Not for Asthma

Friday, February 18th, 2005

Writing Out Feelings Helps, But Not for Asthma

Although expressing ones emotions through writing has numerous documented health benefits, it appears to do little to …

Health and Happiness Aren’t Always Linked

Wednesday, February 16th, 2005

Health and Happiness Aren’t Always Linked (NY Times, free reg. req’d)

Are healthy people happier than seriously ill ones? Not necessarily.

In a study described in …

Study associates alcohol use patterns with Body Mass Index

Wednesday, February 16th, 2005

Study associates alcohol use patterns with Body Mass Index

The body mass index (BMI) of individuals who drink alcohol may be related to how much, …

Using the internet’s power and anonymity to reduce problem drinking

Wednesday, February 16th, 2005

Using the internet’s power and anonymity to reduce problem drinking

Computers, and the internet, have become an integral part of North American life, whether located …

Murder, eyewitness identification and the limits of human vision

Wednesday, February 16th, 2005

Murder, eyewitness identification and the limits of human vision

Geoffrey Loftus’ latest research reads more like a murder mystery than a scientific paper.

The University of …

Despite Zoloft Defense, Teenager Is Convicted of Murder

Wednesday, February 16th, 2005

Despite Zoloft Defense, Teenager Is Convicted of Murder (NY Times, free reg. req’d)

A teenager who killed his grandparents when he was 12 was found …

Do opposites attract or do birds of a feather flock together?

Monday, February 14th, 2005

Do opposites attract or do birds of a feather flock together?

Results show that couples were highly similar on attitudes and values; however, they had …

Falling in Love in Three Minutes or Less

Monday, February 14th, 2005

Falling in Love in Three Minutes or Less

It seems that the heart wants what the heart wants — and it can figure it out …

Internet dating much more successful than thought

Monday, February 14th, 2005

Internet dating much more successful than thought

Internet dating is proving a much more successful way to find long-term romance and friendship for thousands of …

Filming of bridge suicides raises stir

Monday, February 14th, 2005

Filming of bridge suicides raises stir

But with alarming regularity, the cameras also captured a more disturbing reality: the final anguished moments of troubled souls …

Why Do We Overcommit?

Friday, February 11th, 2005

Why Do We Overcommit?

If your appointment book runneth over, it could mean one of two things: Either you are enviably popular or you make …

Canada Regulators Order ADD Drug Withdrawn

Friday, February 11th, 2005

Canada Regulators Order ADD Drug Withdrawn

Canadian regulators ordered a drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder off the market late Wednesday because of reports that …

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