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When Love Hurts, a Placebo Can Help

When Love Hurts, a Placebo Can Help

Feeling heartbroken from a recent breakup? Just believing you’re doing something to help yourself get over your ex can influence brain regions associated with emotional regulation and lessen the perception of pain. That’s the takeaway from a new CU Boulder study that measured the neurological and behavioral impacts…

As Affordable Care Act Increased Health Insurance Coverage, Volunteering Rose

As Affordable Care Act Increased Health Insurance Coverage, Volunteering Rose

One of the indirect societal benefits of the Affordable Care Act has been increased levels of volunteerism, especially among lower-income populations, a study from UCLA’s California Center for Population Research suggests. Researchers found that instances of self-reported volunteerism increased markedly among people in low-income groups who lived in…

Little kids’ regular bedtimes and ability to regulate emotions may lessen obesity risk

Little kids’ regular bedtimes and ability to regulate emotions may lessen obesity risk

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests. “This study provides more evidence that routines for preschool-aged children are associated…

The 2017 Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) Summit is happening April 27-29!

The 2017 Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) Summit is happening April 27-29!

The 2017 Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) Summit is happening April 27-29! Mark your calendars for the Alaska Tobacco…

Alaska House Unanimously Passes Right to Try for Terminally Ill Alaskans

Alaska House Unanimously Passes Right to Try for Terminally Ill Alaskans

Juneau – The Alaska House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed legislation to increase patient rights in Alaska. …

Deep Sleep May Act as Fountain of Youth in Old Age

Deep Sleep May Act as Fountain of Youth in Old Age

As we grow old, our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances…

House Will Not Reach Healthcare Deal before Two-Week Break

House Will Not Reach Healthcare Deal before Two-Week Break

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deep divisions cut short Republican hopes for a quick revival of Obamacare replacement legislation on…

Can Pure Maple Syrup Help Reduce Chronic Inflammation?

Can Pure Maple Syrup Help Reduce Chronic Inflammation?

SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2017 – The first-ever global symposium, solely dedicated to sharing the latest scientific discoveries…

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