Archives for July, 2009 - Page 2

Adjust to the Empty Nest

Life transitions are major events that accent the fluidity of our daily existence. Accordingly, life alterations can be significant imparting stress and emotional burden. While the new-bound college students...
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Divorce Takes Toll on Health

New research suggests divorce and widowhood can have a lasting impact on an individual’s health — even after a person remarries. “Among the currently married, those who have ever...
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Imagery Training To Reduce Knee Injuries

Traditionally, athletes perform mental imagery or visualization techniques to improve their physical prowess by enhancing neuromuscular coordination. Now, new research shows that training your brain may improve cerebral neurologic...
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Human Rationality Questioned

For decades, health educators have bemoaned a flaw of humanity – that despite our sophistication, humans make irrational decisions, especially when it comes to their own health and wellbeing....
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Web-Based Happiness Tool

In a psychological study of web users, scientists have devised a system of measuring collective happiness by monitoring bloggers’ (and other online writers’) reports of how they’re feeling. According...
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Watch for Preschool Depression

As health professionals learn more about depression, knowledge of the far-reaching prevalence or spread of the mental disorder is finally emerging. Significant focus has been placed on mood disorders...
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