Health News

Multitasking Makes Mom More Stressed
Gender equality has evened out drastically over the past century, although sociologists explain balance is still needed, especially in dual-earning homes. 
A Mindful Test
Can you spot the intricacies differentiating identical twins? Or hear the sounds of the wind whistling between a concert and conversation you’re involved in? If not, mindfulness training can help.
Slow and Steady Doesn't Always Win the Race
In a childhood fable about the tortoise and the hare, children learn that patience and precision show better results than spontaneous speed and agility, yielding the phrase "slow and steady wins the race."
Sad Moms, Short Kids
Childhood growth has long been a good indicator of a child's health and nutritional status. New research shows that these factors may also be influenced by a mother's mental health.  
Conscious Children Say "No"
Raising children in a modern environment filled with temptations is not easy. Fortunately, doctors specializing in adolescent behavior continue to research novel treatment to aid parents with their mental health dilemmas.
Aggressive Children
Within the United States we are used to hearing claims that the media and video games pollute our minds. It seems parents around the world share the same concerns. 
Cease Depression Before You Seize
While individuals with depression are routinely treated for symptoms such fatigue, feelings of worthlessness, irritability, or overall emptiness, depression sufferers may now find yet another reason to seek treatment. 
Alternative PTSD Therapy
Popular pastimes yoga, pilates , and meditation take place at our parks, beaches, gyms, and on our TVs. But how many knew their effects to be healing? Recent studies prove the effectiveness of mindfulness-based techniques for improving anxiety symptoms in PTSD patients like our nation's defenders.
Using a Parent's Mental Health to Predict Suicide
Mental health disorders have become increasingly prevalent in our society, and suicide remains as a tragic end result of some untreated mental illnesses.  Researchers discovered an interesting connection between the two, its conclusions opening the doors for prevention.  
Depression and Stress Ages Us
Stress seems to be a regular experience in today's fast-paced world, while depression affects 15 million of us. The two often go hand-in-hand.