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Caregivers' Life Span May Be Longer
As the population ages, more and more people are taking on the role of caregiver, supporting older relatives as they age. It has been suggested that the stress of this role can bring health problems, but a new study found that caregivers may actually live longer.
Greener Pastures for the Mind
Enjoying a community park is a great way to relax and take in a little nature. Having a park nearby may even lower stress and promote a sense of well-being.
Extra Activity, Extra Satisfaction
When life's got you down and things aren't going well, maybe lack of exercise is to blame. Young adults are more satisfied and happy with life on days they exercise. Two new research studies have found out why.
Parenting After the Death of a Child
Each year about 42,000 infants and children die in the U.S, a staggering and upsetting fact.
Why Does Violence Affect Health?
Experiencing violence as a child raises the risk of health problems later in life. A new study is trying to understand why this risk is higher.
Co-Parenting Through Technology
Over one million children experience divorce each year. Having a positive co-parenting relationship is one of the most important challenges a divorced couple will face.
A New Intervention for Domestic Violence?
Could intimate partner violence be helped through better communication skills? The research team at the Center for Couples Therapy in Houston thinks so.
Multiple Homes Produce Health Risks
We all know that stability is important for healthy development in childhood. Moving frequently can be a factor that disrupts children's social stability.
Paternity Pops Testosterone
Women's bodies obviously change physically in preparation for caring for newborns. Some men experience biological changes as well.