Working Yourself to Death: Long Hours Bring Risks

Jennifer, physical therapist and volunteer, Workaholics Anonymous. Chris Scruggs, lawyer turned pastor, San Antonio, TX. Brian Weinberger, attorney, Agoura Hills, CA. Lieke ten Brummelhuis, PhD, assistant professor in management, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia. Mahee Gilbert-Ouimet, PhD, postdoctoral fellow, Institute for Work & Health, Toronto. Bryan Robinson, PhD., psychologist, Asheville, NC; professor emeritus, University […]

Nearly Half of Gay Men Face Domestic Abuse

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a sobering finding that shows women aren’t the only victims of domestic violence, researchers report that nearly half of men in same-sex couples have suffered some form of abuse at the hands of their partner. The study included […]

Eczema Can Dramatically Hurt Quality of Life

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Itching, blisters, sores and inflammation are a continuous and debilitating source of pain, shame and misery for many people who struggle with the allergic skin disease known as eczema, researchers say. And a new survey suggests that many of those battling moderate-to-severe eczema suffer from an […]

Defeating ‘Grass is Greener’ Syndrome

(Please note: This free live webinar will be recorded and a copy made available to all who registered.) The ‘Grass is Greener’ Syndrome webinar will be focused on the complexity of this conflicting life issue. The presenter is a therapist and coach who specializes in helping people who struggle with Grass is Greener Syndrome. The […]

FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity

July 16, 2018 — The FDA has announced a voluntary recall of several drugs that contain the heart drug valsartan because a possible carcinogen was found in the recalled products. NDMA, which was found in the valsartan products, could cause cancer, according to lab tests. “The presence of NDMA was unexpected and is thought […]

This Simple Trick Will Make You Happier and Better at Your Job

Tech startups are famous for installing nap pods and break rooms to attract Millennial workers. But most people work in offices where slipping off for a snooze or a foosball match would put a big dent in their promotion prospects. Even for self-employed or remote workers who don’t have a boss peering over their shoulder, […]

Opioids Given Too Easily to Children, Study Finds

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many children are prescribed powerful opioid painkillers they don’t really need, putting them and those around them at risk, a new study shows. More than one in 10 kids enrolled in Tennessee’s Medicaid program received an opioid prescription each year between 1999 and 2014, even though they […]

Smoking May Boost Risk of AFib

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The more you smoke, the greater your chances of developing a common heart rhythm disorder that increases your risk of stroke and early death, researchers say. “If you smoke, stop smoking, and if you don’t smoke, don’t start,” said study author Dagfinn Aune, a postdoctoral researcher at […]

Robin Williams HBO Documentary Explores Comedy and Addiction

Substance use loomed large over Robin Williams’ life. But a lesser-known addiction of the late entertainer may have been comedy itself, suggests HBO’s new documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind. Come Inside My Mind, directed by Marina Zenovich, offers a two-hour glimpse into Williams’ psyche through audio clips, archival footage and interviews with his […]