The data also revealed a significant association between the presence of a sense of purpose in life and better physical and mental well-being, as well as better cognitive functioning among people older than 60.
The study also found that teenage boys who report that they have witnessed their peers abusing women and girls are significantly more likely to bully and fight with others.
Rural residents are more prone to chronic pain and opioid addiction, but their health care systems offer fewer alternatives and treatments. In the village of Necedah, population 916, one doctor set out to change that.
The study found that the longer and more vigorously people exercise, the greater the drop in cancer risk.
The technician who gave you that shiny manicure may be inhaling dangerous levels of toxic chemicals on the job.
Americans are significantly sleep deprived. Up to 70 million have a chronic sleep disorder severe enough to affect their daytime ability to function.
MN Peer Support Connection Warmline operators are available seven days a week from 5 p.m. to 9 a.m.
The study also estimates that no state, including Minnesota, will have an adult obesity rate of less than 35 percent by 2030.
The more often people make visits to various arts venues, the lower their risk of an early death, the study also found.
The greater the weight loss, the greater the reduction in risk, although the study found that shedding even a small number of excess pounds — as few as 4.5 — lowered the chances of developing breast cancer.
“Assisting their families to balance work and family by providing supplementary grandchild care may boost grandparents’ self-esteem, and may also facilitate ongoing positive relationships with their children and grandchildren,” the study’s authors write.
Some of the common side effects of piracetam include diarrhea, anxiety, insomnia, agitation, drowsiness, weight gain and depression — side effects that people may not realize are being caused by the supplement.
One in four American adults experiences acute insomnia each year, researchers have found.
The article in BPS Research Digest, a blog that summarizes the latest research on the brain and behavior, is a follow-up to one published last year on the 10 psychological findings that reveal the worst of human nature.
The interest in taxes comes as states grapple with a marked increase in e-cigarette use among teens. Nearly 28% of high school students reported using e-cigarettes in 2019.
The researchers believe that older people in later generations may feel less lonely because they have had the resources and opportunities to be more in control of their lives.
The study’s findings suggest that PACE labeling could potentially lead the average person to consume about 195 fewer calories per day, the authors write.
This isn’t the first study to report that politics can have an effect on our mental health, but it is one of the few to trace that effect to specific political events.
The greatest annual declines occurred after warning labels started appearing on children’s products.
Many of those injuries are the result of people becoming distracted while using their cellphones. Others are caused directly by the device itself — when someone gets struck in the face by a phone, or when a phone’s battery overheats and explodes.