TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 -- As if weathering a stressful event isn't tough enough, new research shows these episodes might even widen a woman's waistline.
Researchers analyzed data on nearly 22,000 middle-aged and older women. The goal: to assess the relationship between obesity and traumatic events -- such as the death of a child or being a victim of a serious physical attack -- as well as negative events, for example, long-term unemployment or burglary.
THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 2017 -- A little bit of stress can motivate you, but too much might cause an anxiety disorder that can prevent you from living your life to the fullest.
If you feel anxious on a daily basis, try making changes to your lifestyle to manage anxiety on your own. Exercise regularly to release the body's endorphins, natural feel-good chemicals. Set a goal of 30 minutes at least five days of the week.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 11, 2017 -- Americans' fears are many, but some of those fears have shifted in importance since the last Presidential election, a new survey shows.
"The 2017 survey data shows us that while some of the top fears have remained, there has also been a pronounced shift to environmental fears," said survey leader Christopher Bader. He is a professor of sociology at Chapman University, in Orange, Calif.