News tagged with unhealthy behaviors

Positive teens become healthier adults

Teenagers are known for their angst-ridden ways, but those who remain happy and positive during the tumultuous teenage years report better general health when they are adults, according to a new Northwestern University study.

Jul 19, 2011
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The rewards of doing 'something'

just as long as they are doing something. That's one of the findings summarized in a new review article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Apr 29, 2011
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Office employees 'too tired' to exercise

(HealthDay)—Barriers and enablers for good nutrition and physical activity influence employee health behaviors, according to research published online Sept. 12 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

Sep 17, 2013
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Americans still making unhealthy choices, CDC reports

(HealthDay)—The overall health of Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or ...

May 21, 2013
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