Being Overweight – Living Habits Of Families As Strong A Factor As Genes

Sep 16, 2014 by

Much is said and written about how diseases run in families. Obesity, too, has a link with family history. But how much of this is...

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Study Reveals One’s Nearby Living Environment Affects Blood Pressure

Sep 16, 2014 by

A study published in 2008 in the Journal Epidemiology has reported that the surrounding neighborhood which a person resides in has a...

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Heart Disease and Death Risks Increased By Working For An Incompetent Boss

Sep 2, 2009 by

The role of stress and one’s working environment in the disease process cannot be understated or underestimated. Yet, little...

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Why the U.S. is Chronically Sick, and How to Solve the Problem

Sep 2, 2009 by

Two to three centuries ago, the American population was quite healthy overall. Fast forward two to three hundred years, and, despite...

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Health Benefits of Volunteer Work

Mar 27, 2009 by

Do you do volunteer work? If you do, then good for you! Many of us, perhaps even most of us, have thought about volunteering our time...

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Longevity Boosted When Caring For Sick Spouse

Mar 27, 2009 by

No man is an island, and humans are social, emotional creatures. Here, an interesting study describes how caring for a sick spouse...

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Cancer Survivors Find It Harder To Be Employed

Feb 19, 2009 by

Cancer, without doubt, is a much feared and potentially debilitating disease. Often, cancer sufferers, especially those who undergo...

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Negative Effects of Smoking Affect All Social Classes

Feb 19, 2009 by

We all know that smoking increases one’s likelihood of getting a host of serious diseases, and that it shortens lives. What a...

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Religion Linked to Longer Life

Feb 4, 2009 by

Religion – there is possibly no other topic which can evoke as much discussion and debate as it. And a recent study, termed the...

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