Psychology & Psychiatry

The happiest mode of transportation? That would be cycling.

When it comes to a daily commute, what makes a person happier? That's the question a University of Minnesota researcher asked as she sought to better understand the connections between daily travel behavior and emotional ...

Health

Higher mass transit use associated with lower obesity rates

Healthy mass transit systems could contribute to healthier communities, according to a new study by University of Illinois researchers that determined higher mass transit use was correlated with lower obesity rates in counties ...

Cardiology

Transition to public insurance ups post-heart transplant death

(HealthDay)—For patients receiving first-time orthotopic heart transplants, transition from private to public health insurance is associated with increased mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 13 in Circulation: ...

Health

10 simple ways to increase your physical activity

Regardless of your shape or size, physical activity has been shown to add years to your life, and life to your years. But believe it or not, the benefits of physical activity are not restricted to exercise performed in the ...

Health

You're driving yourself to burnout, literally

Commuting length, distance, and means are stress factors that can lead to burnout, says Annie Barreck of the University of Montreal's School of Industrial Relations. "A correlation exists between commuting stress factors ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California officials warn of measles exposure

San Francisco Bay Area officials say a University of California, Berkeley, student infected with measles could have exposed thousands of others by attending classes and riding public transit.

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