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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?


Couch potatoes dicing with death, study shows

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 June 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, television
There’s more on the pernicious effects of prolonged television watching in the news. An analysis of eight separates studies on the link between TV watching and diabetes and heart disease should scare couch potatoes off their sofas -- but will it?


Three years without health insurance

Katie Hinderer | 18 September 2010 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: health, insurance, USA


Saving the lives of women and children

Brian Lilley | 01 February 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, development, health
The G8 appears set to take on the issues of child and maternal mortality. Can they do it while saving lives, not destroying them?


Smile and live longer

Carolyn Moynihan | 13 August 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, optimism, test, women
Can pessimists learn to be optimists? If so, they could lengthen theirlives, an American study shows. Research on nearly 100,000 women foundthat pessimists had higher blood pressure and cholesterol; but evenwith those risks, optimists fared better than their cynical sisters.


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