Carrot or stick: Which is better motivation to exercise more?

Free cinema tickets or a step tracker paid for by your health insurance. Some insurers offer rewards to promote healthy behavior. But does the threat of losing something like a deposit work better? And what do patients think? ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers reveal mechanism of drug reactivating tumor suppressors

Researchers have revealed the mechanism of a drug shown to be effective in treating certain types of cancer, which targets a protein modification silencing the expression of multiple tumor suppressor genes. They also demonstrated ...


Q&A: How a social connection expert stays connected and why

Once a week, social connectedness expert Dr. Julianne Holt-Lunstad takes an afternoon to ski with her husband, Nathan. During the pandemic, the Salt Lake City couple started hiking together regularly. And after 30 years of ...

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