pandemic

Can Optimism Add Years to Your Life?

October 15, 2020

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health factors were often omitted from longevity metrics. We know how influential diet is to this equation and the same can be [...]

Can Social Media Use Cause Depression?

October 1, 2020

Can’t stop checking social media for the latest COVID-19 health information? You might want to take a break, according to researchers at Penn State and Jinan University [...]

Can Food Insecurity Lead to Obesity?

October 1, 2020

“Food insecurity” refers to a lack of access to enough food for an active, healthy life. In the West, this issue is most often due to limited financial [...]

Struggling to Stay Positive? That’s Ok!

September 24, 2020

It’s safe to say we’re all feeling a bit exhausted with everything happening in the world right now. The natural inclination is to lean on all those glass half full memes [...]

Feeling Ashamed of Those Extra Pounds?

August 13, 2020

With the explosion of lockdown-friendly home exercise programs and advice, it may seem as if it’s never been easier to work out at home. But the reality is, it’s probably [...]

Does Obesity Make Covid19 Worse?

July 23, 2020

The risk of greater COVID-19 severity and death is higher in people with any obese body mass index (BMI), according to a study to be published in the European Journal of [...]

Can Your Diet Boost Your Immunity?

June 25, 2020

The pandemic has introduced me, and probably many others, to the wasteland of daytime television. They present a buffet of mental cotton candy and pseudoscience that advance [...]
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