Health

Pedometer health boost lasts four years

Wearing a pedometer to count your daily steps can keep you healthier and more active for as long as four years after using it, a new study shows.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Self-esteem affects the benefits of writing about bias

We don't have to spend two years at Walden Pond to appreciate the benefits of expressive autobiographical writing. Thinking about Thoreau's classic and the insights he shared, however, speaks to what research has shown to ...

Health

Efforts are needed to tap into the potential of nutraceuticals

A growing demand exists for nutraceuticals, which seem to reside in the grey area between pharmaceuticals and food. The products are thought to provide medical or health benefits "beyond the diet, but before the drugs". A ...

Health

What is kombucha and how do the health claims stack up?

The drink kombucha was previously only popular in hipster cafes, but is now vying for space on the supermarket shelves. Many claims are made about the health benefits of drinking kombucha, but what does the science say?

Health

Workplace workouts... and why they work

(HealthDay)—Workplace wellness programs are great ways to get in shape, but what if your employer doesn't offer one? Here's how to get the (exercise) ball rolling.

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