Health

Six reasons why it's hard to lead a healthier life

We know we should do it, and we often want to, but… Why is it so hard to live a healthier life? Professor of Behavioral Interventions in Population Health Marieke Adriaanse explains.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Common household chemicals tied to preemie births

Even when women do their best to have a safe pregnancy, chemicals commonly found in the home could still raise their risk for premature delivery, a new study shows.

Pediatrics

The pandemic and childhood weight gain

There's plenty of talk of the COVID 20—meaning the extra weight that adults are putting on during the pandemic. But what about children? Even before the pandemic, the percentage of American children who have overweight ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Keeping the spark lit into the golden years

Research confirms what a lot of folks have guessed: as we age, motivation wanes and getting off the couch and out the door becomes more challenging.

Health

Landmark euthanasia trial opens in the Netherlands

A landmark euthanasia trial opened in the Netherlands Monday seeking to pinpoint what to do with dementia patients who have previously stated their wish to die under certain circumstances but later might have second thoughts.

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