Health

How to tame morning chaos

(HealthDay)—Are your mornings always chaotic? Between making breakfast, packing lunches, getting everyone dressed and hunting for homework assignments, it's easy to feel like you've put in a day's worth of work before 9 ...

Health

Four strategies to cope with a food craving

(HealthDay)—Sticking with a diet starts with having a plan that maps out meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. After all, if you feel satisfied, you'll be less likely to rummage through your kitchen ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Interpreting emotions: A matter of confidence

We are constantly exposed to the facial expressions of the people around us, expressions that reflect their emotions. But do we interpret them correctly? And do we trust our own judgment? This trust is essential for avoiding ...

Genetics

Approach that new gene testing kit with caution

(HealthDay)—Lots of Americans will unwrap a scarf or sweater this holiday season. But a growing number will receive a gift that's potentially life-changing: an at-home genetic testing kit.

Genetics

Keeping aging brains healthy—lessons from genes

Do any genes protect against Alzheimer's disease? And do any predispose a person to its ravages? The answer is yes to both, according to work led by U of M researcher Lisa James.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The psychology of closure – and why some need it more than others

Imagine your partner unexpectedly changes their Facebook status from "in a relationship" to "single" and then refuses to communicate with you. This sounds awfully cruel, completely robbing you of your right to find out why ...

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