Entrepreneurs must grapple with uncertainty and work the longest hours. Yet they are happier and often healthier than people in other jobs.
A luxury mansion in the suburbs of Vancouver, British Columbia.
As luxury housing developments swallow up agricultural land, they also diminish our food security and health.
Which cognitive processes explain long-term effects of childhood adversity?
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Childhood adversity is linked to social and mental health problems later in life. New research suggests brains that aren't as good at recognizing rewards and responding to change may be to blame.
A new study shows foraging for pollen and nectar causes stress in bees.
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The work honey bees do is critical for our ecosystems, but it comes at a high personal cost.
Pigs and humans have a lot in common, particularly their digestive tracts.
Stress makes people tired and irritable, but its dangers to the body do not stop there. Chemicals that were meant to work under an immediate threat harm organs in the body and can elevate blood pressure.
Fred Rogers at a taping of his famous show on June 28, 1989.
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As the documentary about 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' hits theaters today, it's worth noting that Rogers' emphasis on kindness and love is proving to be very important to good health. Here's why.
An expert gives her top tips for coping with exam stress and nerves.
There is reliable scientific evidence by which yoga could help individuals with mental disorders.
Acupuncture might alleviate stress for women undertaking IVF.
A new study has countered old reports acupuncture can improve your chances of having a baby when going through IVF.
39 percent of Americans report feeling more anxious than this time last year.
Americans are becoming more anxious about every element of their lives from safety to finances to politics.
As well as increasing physical fitness and mental health, martial arts can boost brain cognition too.
Research shows that just 10 minutes of meditation per day can increase business students’ physical, mental and emotional awareness.
Classroom meditation shows promise for improving student attention, focus, happiness and self-awareness.
The drive to overeat may be rooted in survival brain circuits.
New weight loss approaches seek to switch off the brain patterns that drive overeating and weight regain. Here's how that works, and how it could help you.
Lupus is the body’s immune system attacking itself.
A new study has provided further proof of a link between stress and auto-immune disorders.
Therapy dogs can decrease anxiety and stress in students, while getting them more excited about classroom activities.
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Research shows therapy dogs can be beneficial for students in many ways including reducing stress and anxiety, and helping students feel more excited about participating in classroom activities.
Eminem performing in Chile in 2016.
Eminem's Stan – how the childhood trauma of Eminem's superfan played its part in a tragic story.
Nearly half of all teachers report experiencing a lot of daily stress.
Nearly half of all teachers report having high levels of daily stress. Research shows that when teachers are stressed out, it can negatively affect students and schools.
Musicians and athletes have a lot in common when it comes to performing in the glare of the spotlight.
Principals report the stress of an overwhelming workload as the stress that contributes most to diminishing health and wellbeing.
Statistics on the number of principals receiving verbal threats of violence, being victims of bullying or physical violence have all seen an uptick in the past year.
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Childhood adversity doesn't just affect our choices – according to new research, it also weakens the body's fundamental ability to stay healthy in old age.