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Health Impacts of Stress

Why Should Exercise Be a Luxury?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Should we now consider legislation to ensure that a 15- or 20-minute exercise break be built into the work day? It sounds radical, but is probably less so than the laws that reduced the workday to eight hours many decades ago.

A Surprising New Link Between Stress And Weight

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living

Another link between stress and chronic disease has been found in a small, observational study from Deakin University in Australia. Overweight and...

How Chronic Stress Is Harming Middle-Aged Women

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living

All that pent-up stress could be making you feel pretty crappy, according to a new study in the International Journal of General Medicine. Researc...

5 Ways Stress Accelerates The Aging Process

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.11.2013 | Fifty

Chronic stress has been shown to have a number of negative health impacts, from insomnia to weight gain to an increased risk for heart disease -- not ...