Tag: health

Practice

by Most people like to have some opportunity to prepare for new situations or tasks. In preparation for an important job interview, an individual might practice with a friend or family member. Teenagers go through a driver’s education course prior…

Healthspan

by Volume 15, Number 2 S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D., a professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is known for his research about the maximum number of years that human beings can live.…

The Day After

by Volume 14, Number 8 How you feel today about what happened yesterday can affect your health ten years from now. This is the conclusion of a study recently published in Psychological Science by investigators from the University of California,…

Celebrity Health Advice

by Volume 14, Number 5 Whether we like it or not, endorsement of a health-related product or process by a celebrity affects consumer behavior, for good or ill. Katie Couric’s televised colonoscopy in 2000 was followed by a subsequent increase…