Healthy Tips from HealthyLife

Beth Cooney offers tips to keep you healthy

Gossiping and Your Self-Esteem

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We’ve always been told that it’s not nice to gossip. Now a new study says it can actually have some positive benefits, at least for the person doing the gossiping. According to the findings, gossipers feel more supported, and positive gossip — praising somebody — may actually lead to a short-term boost in gossipers’ self-esteem. […] [Read More]
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Walking for Couch Potatoes

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This one’s for all of you who are more likely to be found vegging on the sofa than hitting the gym. A new study on what one researcher described as a group of “professional couch potatoes” has found that even moderate exercise can enhance the connectivity of important brain circuits, combat aging-associated declines in brain […] [Read More]
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Teenage Acne and Suicide

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Everyone knows that having acne as a teenager can be frustrating, embarrassing and downright annoying. According to new research it can also be dangerous for a teen’s mental health. Researchers at the University of Oslo in Norway have found that teenage girls with severe acne are twice as likely to think about committing suicide, and […] [Read More]
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Dads Get Depressed Too?

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If you think depression after the birth of a baby only affects mothers, think again. New research estimates that about one-fifth of all fathers and over one-third of all mothers experience an episode of depression within the first 12 years of their child being born. The first year apparently has the highest risk. Researchers from […] [Read More]
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High-Fat Diet during Puberty and Breast Cancer

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Here’s even more motivation to pay attention to your daughter’s diet. According to a recent study, girls who eat a high-fat diet during puberty, even those who don’t become overweight or obese, may be at a greater risk of developing breast cancer later in life. Researchers at Michigan State University’s Breast Cancer and Environment Research […] [Read More]
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