Chances are we can all agree that exercise is good for us and air pollution is not. In fact, air pollution can take years off, while exercise can add years to, our life span. In other words, exercise reduces, while …Read More »
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Could you resist eating a marshmallow knowing that if you did, you’d get two marshmallows later?
If you answered yes, then you may have the ability to delay gratification, which is an important characteristic for success in health, work and …Read More »
Many people think reading glasses make you look older. Now, that may not be earth-shattering news, but media personalities may want to take heed: A new study by JU researchers has found that famous TV news anchors are 60 percent …Read More »
My birthday recently passed – not that I’
m going to reveal my actual age – but my brother texted me that I am halfway to 90. Most Gen X adults (those born between the early 1960s to the early …Read More »
Most Americans know obesity is bad for their health and that it’s increasing at an alarming rate. In fact, obesity climbed from 25 percent to 35 percent for women and from 20 percent to 35 percent for men during the …Read More »
The “tomato effect” occurs when highly effective therapies are either ignored or rejected. Generally, the reason for this is that the therapies do not make sense in the context of popular beliefs or understandings. A tomato effect, however, can also …Read More »
In less than a week we will be “springing” our clocks ahead by one hour. It’s that time of year when we “lose” an hour of sleep – which most of us dread. In return, we “gain” an hour of …Read More »
When my husband and I lived in The Netherlands several years ago, we noticed that the Dutch take a much different approach to travel than we do in North America. They seemed to walk and bike everywhere.
Research published in …Read More »
Exercise addiction putting more at risk for health problems, new book co-authored by JU fitness expert argues
As in most years, making exercise a more regular habit is again a top New Year’s resolution this year, but a new book argues that a growing number of exercise enthusiasts are taking their passions too far—and it’s becoming a …Read More »
I grew up hearing my parents constantly telling me and my brothers to “go outside and get some fresh air.” It looks like they were on to something.
Exercise is well known to provide physical and psychological health benefits. But …Read More »