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Living longer: a bonus or a burden?

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing population, depression, health
Here are three things that can make the difference.

Women have not always lived longer than men

Shannon Roberts | 20 July 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, health, life expectancy

Better sleep for the wedded

Nicole M. King | 08 May 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, marriage, sleep

More marriage, more healthy habits

Nicole M. King | 05 January 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, marriage, resolutions

Problems of the heart

Nicole M. King | 15 December 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, marriage

Premature death linked to divorce

Nicole M. King | 12 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: death, divorce, health

Divorce is bad for your health

Nicole M. King | 07 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, health, Marriage
Divorced adults have an increased risk of early mortality compared to their married counterparts.

A marriage for life keeps the doctor away

Nicole M. King | 18 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, marriage
Turns out that lifelong marriage delays the onset of disease.

Dangerous daycare?

Nicole M. King | 09 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: daycare, health
Children in daycare are more susceptible to contracting infection.

Breastfeeding reaps cardiac benefits for mums

Nicole M. King | 12 August 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: breast-feeding, health, mothers
Breastfeeding is beneficial for mums as well as their babies.

What’s your word for 2013?

Katie Hinderer | 11 January 2013 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: health, new year, New Year's resolutions, resolutions

Marriage may benefit women more than men

Carolyn Moynihan | 28 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, marriage
Men benefit more from marriage than women do. Have you heard statements like that before?

Thinspo inspiration is anything but

Katie Hinderer | 08 May 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: body image, fitness, health

Bitterness makes you sick

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 September 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: anger, health, meditation
When I was growing up people often vented their anger over some recurring annoyance by expostulating, “I’m sick to death of …” The saying seems to have faded from use but the link between anger and sickness is receiving more and more attention.

If only Mozart had lived in Greece

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: health, Mozart, sun
Did the musical genius die from a deficit of sunlight?

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