Tag: obesity

The problem with traveling for work

Road warriors, consider yourself warned: The more time you spend on the road, the more you are at risk for obesity, alcohol abuse, depression and other health problems, according to research published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental... Read More

Why Couples Should Diet Together

It’s been well-proven that “social dieting” makes weight loss more fun and successful—especially with programs that include elements like the spirit competition, teamwork, encouragement and, of course, gentle peer pressure (you don’t want... Read More

Ways That Stress Can Steal Your Health And Joy

Stress doesn’t take holidays off. In fact, the opposite is often true: Stress saps the joy out of the season for many people. Stress is manifest in many forms of poor health or bad lifestyle habits during the holidays, when people typically put a... Read More

Risk of Coronary Disease Increases Every Year Someone is Obese

Have you been considering losing weight but decided to put it off to focus on other things? A new study shows that decision could be hazardous to your health. The study was led by Epidemiologist Jared Reis of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood... Read More

Tips for Minimizing Depression

The United States of Depression? Psychologist Offers 4 Tips for Maintaining Balance in Difficult Times It’s no wonder nearly one in 10 Americans suffers from depression. “Top risk factors include being unable to work or unemployed; having no health... Read More