The ability to maintain control of attention over time, known as sustained attention, is vital for many tasks performed every day. You can take action when you realize you need to refocus. Here are three expert strategies to staying on task.
If you are like most members of the LGBT community, it’s likely you haven’t told your physician. But there are compelling reasons why you should tell your healthcare provider if you are LGBT.
Sunday is Father’s Day, a time when many dads will be treated like kings – and rightfully so! A healthy and positive father-child relationship provides countless benefits for kids of all ages, from babies to teenagers.
Menopause can make you moody and irritable. It can also cause anxiety and depression. Here’s some advice on how to handle it.
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The best thing about mindful eating is that you are not chained to impossible diet rules or bland menus, says Susan Albers, PsyD. She says mindful eating is about balancing how you eat with what you eat. “We have lots of mindless eating habits that lead to weight gain, such as mindlessly popping chips in your … Read More
Contributor: Mayur Pandya, DO When sports result in a serious injury, athletes not only need to heal physically, but they often struggle to regain confidence. These feelings can influence how they react to the injury, approach recovery and get back to their sport. Remember that after a sports injury, it’s normal to feel mild apprehension … Read More
There are few diseases as devastating as Huntington’s disease (HD) – a progressive condition that can cause uncontrollable movement, emotional disturbances and cognitive problems. We know this mysterious condition is encoded in people’s genes, but researchers have yet to unlock exactly how to stop or slow its progression. However, new research offers insight about the … Read More
If you’ve ever been so startled by your alarm clock that you reach for the phone instead of the snooze, you’re in good company. A new study finds as many as one in seven people may suffer from a disorder called “sleep drunkenness.” It’s described as that feeling of confusion or amnesia we sometimes experience … Read More
Living a full, productive life depends, in part, on mental health. An expert talks about why we need to pay attention and talk to our doctors about mental health concerns, such as anxiety and depression.
For a person with a complex, chronic illness, too much healthcare can be as dangerous as too little. It’s easy to become overly dependent on medical interventions, on drugs and treatments that while useful, are not enough in themselves to help a person achieve real health.