When you’re already plagued with relationship spats and financial woes, why is it that your immune system seems to abandon you too?
It’s counterintuitive, but under stress we tend to focus more on the rewards than on the risks of any decision.
Month three of boot camp has begun, but the pounds stubbornly refuse to budge. Could a food diary — or lack thereof — be the culprit?
About a dozen upstate New York girls have been diagnosed with a psychogenic disorder. Does that make their symptoms any less real?
Meditation isn’t just for hippies any more. And it’s not all about saying ommmm
Take a load off, Mom and Dad: pressuring yourself to be perfect parents isn’t always helpful
Stress isn’t all bad. You need just the right amount of adversity in life to learn to cope with the troubles ahead.
American presidents seem to age before our eyes. But the common belief that high-office stress grays our leaders faster than usual — possibly even hastening death — may be a myth, new research finds. In fact, the majority of …
When presidential candidate Rick Perry froze during a recent GOP debate — unable to remember the name of a government agency he wanted to eliminate — his brain was clearly under stress. Now new research helps explain why at …
Being raised in poverty can have lifelong negative effects on children’s health, increasing their risk of chronic disease in adulthood. But new research suggests one factor that may help protect poor kids from later illness: …
In men, baldness is due mostly to an unlucky roll of the genetic dice. But in women, hair loss appears to be linked much more strongly to lifestyle factors like stress — from divorce or the death of a spouse, for example — …
“My job is killing me.” Who among us hasn’t issued that complaint at least once? Now a new study suggests that your dramatic grousing may hold some scientific truth.
Sarah Palin managed to campaign as a vice presidential candidate in Naughty Monkey heels, but don’t expect presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann to do the same.