Couples more likely to get healthy together

People are more successful in taking up healthy habits if their partner makes positive changes too, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine today (Monday).


Symbolic gestures, magical thinking: New Year's resolutions

"I will definitely give up smoking – that's my New Year's resolution," she stated emphatically as she thumped her fist on the table to underline her determination. "All very well", I thought, as I sat opposite her in my ...


'Tis the season for youth to curb binge-drinking

With the holidays around the corner, we're all a little more likely to indulge, especially when it comes to alcohol. While a few extra drinks might be brushed off as holiday cheer, they can actually signal a problem in young ...

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