Health, Wellness, and Society’s Updates

  • Christine Lynn Norton Joins the Health, Wellness and Society Advisory Board

    Dr. Christine Lynn Norton received her Ph.D. in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. She has a Master of Arts in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago and a Master of Science in Experiential Education from Minnesota...More

  • Tenth International Conference on Health, Wellness, and Society Announced (Paris, France, 3-4 September 2020)

    The Tenth International Conference on Health, Wellness, and Society will be held at the Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, Paris, France, 3–4 September 2020

    Founded in 2011, the Health, Wellness, and Society Research Network is brough...More

  • 2017 Plenary Speaker - Mary Christenson

    The Seventh International Conference on Health, Wellness, and Society is pleased to announce Mary Christenson as a 2017 Plenary Speaker. 

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  • Andrea Brace Joins the Health, Wellness and Society Advisory Board

    The Health, Wellness and Society Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member – Andrea Brace

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  • Janet Currie Joins the Health, Wellness & Society Advisory Board

    The Health, Wellness & Society Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member – Janet Currie

    Dr. Janet Curriehas a background in health and physical education, academia, community health promotion, marketing, PR and health policy...More

  • 2017 Plenary Speaker – Bruno Sobral

    The Seventh International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society is pleased to announce Bruno Sobral as a 2017 Plenary Speaker. 

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  • There’s No Way Out of It!

    Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons / The Centers for Disease Control

    nybooks.com | Article Link | by Jerome Groopman

    Even many years later, when my mother told the story, fear still showed on her face. One morning in 1954, at the age...More

  • Why Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be Better Than Eight

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    online.wsj.com | Article Link | Sumathi Reddy

    How much sleep do you really need?

    Experts generally recommend seven to nine hours a night for healthy adults. Sleep scientists say new...More

  • Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

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    npr.org | Article Link | by Yuki Noguchi

    Robin Koval is making a career of her changed tobacco habit

    "I'm a child of a smoker — my father was a heavy smoker," Koval says. "Really typi...More

  • For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

    Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons / Jerry Berger

    www.npr.org | Article Link | by NPR STAFF

    Many of us get confused by claims of how much the risk of a heart attack, for example, might be reduced by taking medicine for it. And doctor...More