| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Dr. Mehmet Oz explains how exercise and regular sex can reduce the negative effects of stress on older America in his “Feel Your Best” column for AARP The Magazine. No one is immune to stress, including me. For my television show, I...
| Jun 17, 2010
Obesity and depression are often linked, but it's unclear whether one condition tends to precede the other. One new study suggests depression may help cause obesity, but obesity doesn't necessarily cause depression.
Researchers at the University of...
| Nov 11, 2010
Angela and Nick Hansen are at ease knowing they have each other's backs.
"I think it's good, because I screw up a lot" Nick Hansen said laughing.
Science has long told us being married protects us from stress. And now, according to a new study, people...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 5:11 PM
At 3:15 p.m. on a weekday, the busy eighth floor of Chicago's St. Joseph Hospital is buzzing with noise. Alarms beep incessantly. The elevator dings each time the doors open. During the shift change, the "cocktail party effect" kicks in; people talk...
| Aug 19, 2010
Even as more and more fertility clinics adopt stress-management programs such as yoga, cognitive therapy and biofeedback, the role of stress in infertility remains a matter of debate. Some experts still recite an old maxim: While infertility undoubtedly...
| Aug 21, 2010
"Adrenal fatigue" is the sort of diagnosis that might hit home during a late-night Internet search. Do you, for example, have trouble waking up in the morning without caffeine? Do you crave salty foods? Do people seem a lot more irritating than in the...
| Sep 9, 2010
Devotees of massage therapy know it's relaxing and feels good. But massage may also be an effective tool for maintaining good health. Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reported this week that a single massage produced measurable changes in...
| Sep 17, 2010
Postpartum depression is often blamed on dramatic hormonal changes inside the bodies of new mothers. Estrogen, progesterone and cortisol all drop dramatically in the hours after childbirth, and some women are thought to be particularly sensitive to this....
| Feb 8, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Women say they're cold, men say they're hot.
It's a battle when going to bed, it's a battle in the car. They can't agree where to set the thermostat.
A CBS Early show reports says science is the reason.
Heat stays around a woman's core organs,...