Psychology & Psychiatry

The lottery: You're (very likely) not going to win, so why play?

Sixty years ago last week, New Hampshire became the first U.S. state to allow a government-run lottery following a nationwide ban of lotteries in 1895. Why did Americans grow to disfavor the lottery then? Moreover, considering ...


Try a cholesterol-lowering diet for heart health

With those New Year's resolutions six weeks behind us, some people may have reverted to less healthy ways of eating. Heart Month is a great time to remind yourself why a healthy diet is important for more than just your waistline.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Expert discusses increasing levels of respiratory infections

The new year is bringing a significant rise in respiratory virus activity across the U.S. Many are experiencing coughs, fever and congestion—some of the telltale signs of COVID-19 and influenza. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What Taoism teaches about the body and being healthy

New Year's resolutions often come with a renewed investment in making our bodies healthier. Many may take to the newest diet plan or sign up for a health club membership, but it is worth taking some time to consider what ...

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