Author: Paul Hershberger

Hunger vs Craving

by Volume 16, Number 1            “I’m hungry” is a rather nonspecific utterance for many adults in Western societies. It may mean that one is experiencing physiological sensations or weakness due to the need for food…

Promoting Happiness

by Volume 15, Number 11 The pursuit of happiness can legitimately be considered a health behavior, given the extensive research demonstrating that happiness is associated with better health and an extended healthy life expectancy (number of years expected to live…

Costs of Sitting

by Volume 15, Number 10 It seems like sitting should be good for the human body. There is little risk of musculoskeletal injury with sitting, and little stress on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. However, study after study finds that…