Health News

Stress and Obesity - a Linked Pair
When people are stressed, the body changes the way it controls energy for the brain. New research shows that people who are obese may have different stress reactions than normal weight people. 
Treadmills Handle the Rat Race
If you feel like you're your thoughts are caught in a hamster wheel, it may be time to hop on a pair of real wheels - and use physical exercise to stave off burnout.
One Cure for Crankiness: Drink Water
If you're waiting until you feel thirsty before drinking water, then you're waiting too long. And without proper hydration, you're likely to feel moody, anxious and unable to concentrate.
Just Let It Go
It's no secret that taking on new responsibilities at home and at work can be stressful, but the consequences can be dangerous. A new study shows that the more stress a person has, the worse habits they tend to develop.
Health Concerns for Kids
Children can be a handful and worrying about their health is just part of the job. For some parents, weight and drugs are on the top of that worry list - what's on the top of yours?
Less Stress, Less Weight
Losing weight can be very difficult, but researchers have found something that may help you shed those pounds: less stress plus enough sleep equals lower wieght.
Food For (Happy) Thought
With the holidays having come to a close, and much of the nation dealing with inclement weather and cold temperatures, it's natural to sometimes feel a decrease in mood and positive thinking.