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The Scientifically Proven Mental Shift That Makes You Physically Healthier

In this day and age, you would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the powerful mind-body connection. For example, we know that...

Patricia Thompson, PhD
February 4 2015

5 Unexpected Health Benefits Of Love & Friendship

Happiness is healthy, plain and simple. But the benefits of loving others only get more impressive as we examine them more closely.

Linda Carroll, M.S., LMFT
February 3 2015

10 Reasons To Eat Way More Nuts & Seeds

If I had a dollar for every time I told patients to eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds … well, you probably know where this is...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
January 30 2015

Improve Your Relationship With This Surprising, Scientifically Proven Trick

Ah, the blush of new love! For most of us, the beginning of a romance tends to be an exhilarating time when everything your new partner does seems...

Patricia Thompson, PhD
January 29 2015

Seattle Will Start Fining People Who Throw Away Food

If you live in Seattle, you'd better start paying closer attention to your trash. That is, of course, unless you have no shame. Wasting food will now...

Emi Boscamp
January 28 2015

Double Standards Still Hold Women Back At Work, According To Survey

There's no doubt that women are equally as qualified as men to lead companies. But even as they continue to make giant strides in every industry —...

Emi Boscamp
January 16 2015

Eat Like An Okinawan & Live Until You're 100

Want to live your full number of years blessed by energy and health? A wise mentor told me long ago to find people who have achieved that goal and...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
January 15 2015

Could Your Gut Be The Cause Of Your Joint Pain?

A growing amount of research is honing in on a surprising suspect in the cause of rheumatoid arthritis: our gut bacteria.

Emi Boscamp
January 15 2015

BPA-Free Plastic Might Be More Toxic Than You Think

Last month, we reported that bisphenol-A (BPA) used in plastic bottles and cans could not only inflict long-term damage on those who ingest it; it...

Emi Boscamp
January 13 2015

Harvard Study Says Eating More Whole Grains Can Extend Your Life

Goldilocks may have risked her life to enter the home of three bears, but as it turns out, she may have had the longest life of us all. Her secret?...

Emi Boscamp
January 7 2015

How Kindness Can Help You Lose Weight

Women are constantly receiving conflicting messages about their bodies. Even in Meghan Trainor's supposedly body-positive single "All About That...

Emi Boscamp
January 5 2015

Personality, Not Intelligence, Is Most Important For Success

If you think you did well in school simply because you were smarter than the rest of your classmates, you should probably think again. According to a...

Emi Boscamp
January 2 2015

Why You Should Question Everything You Know About Food

The biggest issue we have with diet and nutrition today is a lack of skepticism. We read a study and take it as gospel because it was written by a...

Emi Boscamp
December 30 2014

Is Fructose Making You Feel Hungry All The Time?

You just ate a bowl of cereal for breakfast two hours ago. Now you're starving. And when you see the glazed doughnuts in the break room, you can't...

Eating Fast Food May Lower Kids' Test Scores

The amount of fast food a child consumes could be linked to how well he or she does in school, a new study from Ohio State University suggests.

Emi Boscamp
December 23 2014

The Jobs With The Highest (And Lowest) Depression Rates

Mondays are generally accepted as the worst day of the week. Your brain clings desperately to the snooze mode of the weekend, but you have to...

Emi Boscamp
December 22 2014

4 Discoveries In Neuroscience That Redefine Happiness

Have you ever tried to tell yourself to "just relax and enjoy" an unexpected traffic-filled commute that is sure to make you late? You keep telling...

Hilary Stokes, PhD, LCSW
December 21 2014

Study Says Introverts Can Be Pretty Judgmental At Work

Everyone knows that person at work who sits at his or her desk, headphones in, and hardly utters a word to anyone the entire day. You've never given...

Emi Boscamp
December 17 2014