February 15, 2019

Affectionate touch contributes to stress and conflict management

For most people, receiving affectionate touch from a romantic partner just feels good. What people may not know is that receiving hugs, kisses, and back rubs […]
February 15, 2019

A rational checklist is no match for emotions in matters of the heart

For many people, there are few things more rewarding than crossing an item off a checklist. But what if the checklist is about your dream partner? […]
February 13, 2019

Western diet may increase risk of severe sepsis, death, study finds

A Western diet high in fat and sugar can pack on the pounds. But it can also put someone at greater risk of developing severe sepsis, […]
February 12, 2019

Vitamin D could lower the risk of developing diabetes

The benefits of vitamin D in promoting bone health are already well known. A new study out of Brazil suggests that vitamin D also may promote […]
February 12, 2019

How to head off sneaky weight gain

Slow and sneaky weight gain usually happens over time—on average one pound a year—so it’s not always obvious at first, especially if you don’t regularly weigh […]
February 12, 2019

Aerobic exercise improves cognition, even in young adults

Aerobic exercise training improves cognition, even for young and middle-aged adults, according to a new study led by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians […]