Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Tobacco epidemic disproportionately affect low and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live

Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Tobacco epidemic disproportionately affect low and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live

5 things a strong woman should never do for a man

Falling in love, caring for someone is a good thing but losing yourself completely in the process is of no use.

Eating disorders 'affecting middle-aged women'

Rising number of middle-aged women are ‘battling anorexia and bulimia’, new figures warn.

Early-life asthma may contribute to childhood obesity

Asthma affects millions of children in the United States, and so does obesity. A new study may have found a link between the two, as early-life asthma may contribute to the development of childhood obesity.

7 things to do when you feel lonely on weekend

Here are some things to do on a weekend if you are alone. 

5 things you can learn from your introvert friends

We have a lot we can learn from our introvert friends, so never dismiss them or think of them as irrelevant. They are quite the opposite.

6 tips to stop worrying about things you can’t control.

Here are 6 tips to keep in mind when everything is getting out of hand. 

Are girls really better at reading than boys?

In reading tests at school, girls tend to be ahead of boys, in all age groups and in all countries. But in young adults, there is suddenly no longer any difference between men’s and women’s reading skills. Why is that?

Lessons from Peru about stopping the spread of TB?

For Jasmin Bueno, aged seven, and her brother Aaron, aged six, there is little that can make swallowing chemo-profilactic pills any less bitter. But the tablets they stoically gulp down daily during the next six months are the best protection they can get from contracting tuberculosis.

Fibromyalgia: What is it and what can you do

Fibromyalgia is a long-term or chronic disorder. It’s associated with widespread pain in the muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and general fatigue.

6 tips to stop you from worrying about things you can’t control

Here are 6 tips to keep in mind when everything is getting out of your hands. 

Science is finally starting to explain why you eat so much when you drink

After a night out, you've had a little too much to drink, and all you want is a slice of pizza or a kebab before you go back home to pass out. Here´s why. 

Too little exercise may accelerate biological aging

Elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older than their chronological age by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary.

5 benefits of positive thinking

Here are 5 ways that positive thinking can change your life.

5 ways to have a healthier weekend

Studies show that changes in lifestyle behaviors over the weekend can lead to worse sleep and weight gain. Here are five ways to have a healthier weekend.

10 reasons why being single is awesome

While being in love is amazing, here are 10 insightful reasons why the single life is more fun than ever before.

6 Incredible things that happen once you learn to enjoy being alone

Below are six amazing things that will happen in your life when you start to enjoy being alone.

Biomarker in pregnant women linked to depression

Researchers found that low levels of a biomarker called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) can cause depression in the mother and low birth weight in the baby.

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil prompts a state of emergency

The governor of the Minas Gerais State in southeastern Brazil declared a public health emergency on Friday over an outbreak of yellow fever that appears to have killed at least 10 people so far and led to reports of more than 100 suspected cases of the disease.

15 things every twenty-something needs to remember

Are you 20-something and stuck in a quarter-life crisis? Here are 20 things you should remember.

Hour-long naps may boost mental ability for older adults

A new study brings some good news for older adults who enjoy an afternoon nap, after finding that a 1-hour siesta may improve memory and thinking skills.

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