Seniors with a sense of purpose in life are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions, and more likely to live longer than people without this kind of underlying motivation, according to studies.
We also have joy with our troubles, because we know that these troubles produce patience. And patience produces character, and character produces hope.
Like many Africans, I didn’t know the hints of a lurking depression. I thought feeling sad, hopeless and pessimistic most of the time was natural.
If your morning cup of coffee is chased with a second serving and coworkers nudge you awake in long meetings, then you're probably tired, cranky and need to read this article.
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In our culture, normal human emotions like temporary sadness are often treated as disorders. Manipulative advertising, marketing and self-help industries claim happiness should be ours for the asking.
A seven month-old baby in Belgium died from malnutrition after his parents put him on an alternative gluten-free diet despite no actual medical diagnosis or recommendation.
For African-Americans, the isolation of living in a racially segregated neighborhood may lead to an important health issue: higher blood pressure.
After almost losing his own mother to the disease, Mexican teen Julio Rios Cantu has patented a bra that can detect early signs of breast cancer.
It might seem silly that a concoction made of just lemon and water could be a health trend, but many are raving about the benefits of the beverage.