AGE

New Age Journal, or New Age: The Journal for Holistic Living was an American periodical prominent in the late 20th century, and defining itself as covering topics related to the period s "New Age"; it has been succeeded, in turn, by Body & Soul, and under new ownership by Body + Soul. It was founded in 1974 by Peggy Taylor and other editors of East/West Journal, and based in the Boston metropolitan area. In 1994 it won an Alternative Press Award for General Excellence from the Utne Reader. It described itself around the late 1990s as concerned with "achievement, commitment, health, creative living, and holistic nutrition". Its publishing of work by Joseph Campbell, Ram Dass, Andrew Weil, Christiane Northrup, Deepak Chopra, and Cheryl Richardson is said to have come before they were respectively widely known. Starting in 1996, the "Body & Soul" title was used by its publisher for weekend conferences, and eventually annual guides. Its editors included: Under new editorship, it was "relaunched" in 2002 as the bi-monthly Body and Soul or Body & Soul. In 2004, it was bought by Martha Stewart s Omnimedia, which as of 2009 publishes Body+Soul (presented on its cover as "whole living

Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media Springer
Country
Netherlands
Impact factor
6.28 (2010)

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Pediatrics

Preterm infant hospitalisation tracked

The chances of a preterm baby needing rehospitalisation decrease sharply five years after birth, and are similar to those born full-term once the individual has reached adolescence, according to recent research.

Neuroscience

Targeted brain training may help you multitask better

The area of the brain involved in multitasking and ways to train it have been identified by a research team at the IUGM Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal and the University of Montreal.

Health

Research shows protective effects of exercise

Depending on your age, just one exercise session may improve the body's ability to overcome stressors by potentially boosting the antioxidant system. These results are part of Tinna Traustadóttir's study published this month ...

Health

Marathon runners' times develop in a U shape

Spanish researchers have demonstrated that the relationship between marathon running times and the age of the athlete is U-shaped. The work shows the unusual fact that it takes an 18-year-old athlete the same amount of time ...

Overweight & Obesity

Obesity kills more Americans than previously thought

Obesity is a lot more deadly than previously thought. Across recent decades, obesity accounted for 18 percent of deaths among Black and White Americans between the ages of 40 and 85, according to a study funded by the Robert ...

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