Category: Volume 15

Green Space

by Volume 15, Number 7 Many factors affect health outcomes, defined as both the quality and length of life. A widely cited model used by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in their…

Park It

by Volume 15, Number 5 Anecdotally, most people would say that going to a park is typically a pleasant experience. The fact that urban areas continue to prioritize having green spaces with trees and other vegetation, even in locations where…

Sugar

by Volume 15, Number 4 The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “sweet tooth” as “a craving or fondness for sweet food.” Many people, including me, would acknowledge having a strong affinity for sugary foods. Is sugar an addictive substance? In a recent…

In the Now

by Volume 15, Number 3 Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) are among the most sought-after strategies for stress management, and there is evidence that MBIs decrease the subjective experience of stress and improve quality of life. More research is necessary to conclude…