Jan 7, 2014 — People are increasingly turning to mindfulness mediation to manage health issues, and meditation classes are being offered through schools and hospitals. But doctors have questioned whether this ancient Eastern practice really offers measurable health benefits.
Dec 2, 2013 — Teenagers say their parents often don't realize how overwhelmed they feel about school. Psychologists say parents can help children manage their expectations and live a more balanced life, even if it means not racking up as high a GPA as their friends.
Oct 1, 2013 — Stressful events in midlife, like the death of a spouse or loss of a job, increased the risk of dementia for women in old age, according to a Swedish study. The researchers couldn't say whether some women's habits, such as regular exercise, lowered the risk from stress.
May 23, 2013 — When researchers challenged people with heart disease to perform some stressful tasks, those who took a popular antidepressant had fewer symptoms related to low blood flow to the heart. The findings, though preliminary, suggest another avenue for treatment.
Feb 8, 2013 — Health care professionals aren't giving Americans the stress management advice they want, according to a new survey. The untreated anxiety may be good news for the snack food and video game industries.
Aug 27, 2012 — Sleepwalking is common among children, and for many, it persists into adulthood. Though it's still not well understood, scientists have identified several factors that can trigger episodes of sleepwalking.
Mar 30, 2012 — Do you think you'd be less stressed out if you took your dog to work with you? Science agrees. Employees with dogs were less stressed out than their coworkers, new research finds. But it works only if the dog is polite.
Apr 27, 2011 — We all have our bad days at work. And while we may just want to take to Facebook or Twitter to vent about that one annoying customer, some have turned to the site Xtranormal in order to let the world know of the pressures of the everyday grind.