Healthy Tips from HealthyLife

Beth Cooney offers tips to keep you healthy

Bully in the Family

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If you were bullied by your big brother, it turns out you might have been safer with a big sister instead. According to a recent study, older brothers are more likely to bully siblings than older sisters. Italian researchers set out to investigate the effects of birth order, gender, personality and family relationship qualities on sibling bullying. […] [Read More]
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Falling in Love More Scientific than you Think

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If you thought falling in love was all about pure emotion, think again — a new study says it’s more scientific than you might think. The study, called “The Neuroimaging of Love,” conducted by researchers at Syracuse University, reveals that falling in love can elicit the same euphoric feeling as using cocaine, plus it also […] [Read More]
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Smoking and Your Kids

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Here’s yet another reason not to smoke — or allow others to smoke — around your children. According to new research, children exposed to second-hand smoke have significantly higher rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), headaches and stuttering than their peers who are not exposed. Researchers from the University of California San Francisco asked about […] [Read More]

Walnuts and Stress

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The next time you feel stressed, you might want to reach for some walnuts. According to a recent study, a diet rich in walnuts and walnut oil may prepare the body to deal better with stress. A team of researchers from Penn State looked at how these foods, which contain polyunsaturated fats, influence blood pressure both at […] [Read More]
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Office Work and Obesity

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Add something else to the list of things to blame for those extra pounds: your job. That’s right, according to new research, your job may actually be making you fat. Researchers at the University of Montreal report that office workers have become less active over the last three decades, and this decreased activity may at least partly […] [Read More]
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