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Obesity in the U.S

Nearly 40 percent of American adults now obese, study finds

10/13/2017
Mindfulness Meditation and Your Health

Mindfulness therapy studies should be considered preliminary, experts warn

6/19/2017
Why Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation Are Good for You

Mind-body interventions reverse DNA reactions that cause stress, study suggests

10/7/2016
Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors

Shorter workdays, stress-management training can help the more than half of U.S. physicians affected

4/6/2016
The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching

Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

4/1/2016
Mindfulness Training May Ease PTSD

Study of war veterans shows the therapy triggers brain changes that seem to help manage thoughts, memories

7/22/2014
Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety

5/5/2014
Depression Tied to Crohn's Disease Flare-Ups

Doctors should be aware of body-mind connection with the inflammatory bowel condition, study author says

4/24/2014
More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients

Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

4/18/2014
Scientists Probe What Makes People Get Their Groove On

Offbeat rhythms of funk, hip-hip, R and B work best to get listeners on the dance floor, study finds

4/14/2014
Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?

Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking

3/27/2014
Depressed Diabetics May Face Higher Risk of Kidney Disease

Study suggests connection is more about physical changes than patients' self-care

3/26/2014
Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients

Small French study saw improvement in people's mood, quality of life

3/21/2014
For Happy Marriage, His Personality May Be Key

Study looked at health, 'positivity' and other traits in older couples

3/17/2014
Does Self-Esteem Affect Seniors' Health?

Small study tied higher levels of stress hormone to less well-being in older adults

3/17/2014
Offices With Open Floor Plans Tied to More Sick Days

Swedish researchers say risk of infection, privacy issues may contribute

3/6/2014
Hearing Loss Tied to Depression in Study

Women, non-seniors more likely to be affected this way, researchers say

2/19/2014
More Stress, More Headaches, Study Says

Tension-headache sufferers in particular may benefit from relaxation techniques, experts suggest

2/14/2014
Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart

Small study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries

12/30/2013
People Worldwide May Feel Mind-Body Connections in Same Way

For instance, anxiety was consistently linked to changes in the mid-chest region, study found

12/19/2013
Anxiety Tied to Stroke Risk in Study

But direct link not proven

11/28/2013
Giving Thanks Could Be Good for You

Gratitude is more than just a gesture, research says

11/20/2013
PTSD Might Lead to Sizable Weight Gain in Women

Stress hormones may be one reason for this body-mind connection, study author says

9/23/2013
Two Key Questions May Reveal Depression in Cancer Patients

Brief survey found as accurate as 9-item screening test

8/12/2013
Childhood Tummy Aches May Be Tied to Adult Anxiety, Depression

Study looked at young adults a decade later

7/25/2013
Music May Ease Pain for Kids During Hospital Procedure

Young listeners did better when getting IVs, and parents were happier with care, study found

7/22/2013
Sunny Disposition May Shield You From Heart Problems

Study of 7,400 people found fewer heart attacks, other conditions among optimists

6/7/2013
Pent-Up Stress Could Harm Health of Middle-Aged Women

Swedish study followed women since late 1960s

5/28/2013
Health News Reports May Spur 'Symptoms' in Some People

Power of suggestion, 'nocebo' effect can make you feel sick, study suggests

5/20/2013
Favorite Music May Ease Anxiety in ICU Patients

Those who heard well-loved tunes in study needed less sedation medicine

5/13/2013
Creative Arts May Help Cancer Patients Cope

Review shows participation in dance, music, art or writing can soothe anxiety, depression and pain

4/24/2013
Clenching Your Fist to Boost Your Memory?

Hand-to-brain link may spur mind activity, study suggests

3/1/2013
Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends

2/22/2013
Relationship Worries Can Make You Sick

Chronic fretting linked to rise in stress hormones, lowered immune response in study

2/15/2013
Lasting Wedded Bliss May Lead to Better Health

Adults in stable marriages report less illness, more happiness than single peers

2/3/2013
Stressed-Out Women May Be More Sensitive to Sounds

Day-to-day noises like rattling cutlery can seem ear-piercing, study finds