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Are You Thinking About End-of-Life Care? You Should Be.

Hilary Young | Posted 03.16.2014 | Fifty
Hilary Young

Having written instructions helps reduce confusion for doctors and medical professionals and also can prevent arguments among family members.

Why Volunteering Is So Good For Your Health

Hilary Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Hilary Young

It's one of the first lessons we learn as children -- 'sharing means caring.' We might not understand why we have to share at first, especially when there are younger siblings involved, but as we grow into adulthood, sharing becomes an essential part of your social and career success.

Why Your View of Free Time May Be Out of Sync with Reality

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women
Ellen Galinsky

When we do get help and take some time for ourselves in the midst of our busy lives, we feel much better about ourselves.

It's Not Just the Teacher -- It's What the Teacher Teaches, Including Life Skills!

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Galinsky

As I reviewed study after study, across multiple disciplines, from developmental psychology to neuroscience, it became abundantly clear to me that life skills make a difference in children's short-term and long-term success.

Cops May Have Poorer Health Due To Night Shifts

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study finds that their schedule may cause cops to develop such conditions such as stroke, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes....

Sleep: Theory About Biological Clocks Overturned, Study Says

Medical News Today | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

University of Michigan mathematicians say they have identified the signal the brain sends to the rest of the body to control biological rhythms, a fin...

Sleep: Most Adults Get Insufficient Rest

reuters.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nearly 70 percent of adults in the U.S. report having at least one day of insufficient rest or sleep per month, suggests a new survey conducted by the...

Schizophrenia Study Finds Similarities Across 37 Countries

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

An international study of more than 17,000 people with schizophrenia has found striking similarities in symptoms, medication, employment and sexual pr...

Scientific Link To Autism Identified

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

After careful review of countless scientific studies, The Center's Life Sciences group was able to formulate a scientifically verifiable model for the...

Mapping The Link Between Alcohol, Cancer

Yahoo! News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research suggests that alcohol may boost the progression of cancer by stimulating a pathway inside cells....

Antibiotics Linked To Birth Defects

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Researchers studying antibiotics in pregnancy have found a surprising link between common drugs used to treat urinary infections and b...

Journalists Present Acupuncture Placebo As Cure

Jacob Dickerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jacob Dickerman

A flat Earth is not an equal proposition to a round one, and when a study shows that a placebo works as well as a medicine, it means that the medicine itself is probably a placebo.