Health, Wellness, and Society’s Updates

  • 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


  • 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 | 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

    Image courtesy of Paul Sapiano / Wikimedia Commons | 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

    Image courtesy of Paolo Neo / Wikimedia Commons | 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 | 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

  • The Case for Eating Steak and Cream

    Image courtest of Frettie / WikiMedia Commons | Article Link

    “EATING foods that contain saturated fats raises the level of cholesterol in your blood,” according to the American Heart Association (AHA). “High levels of bl...More

  • New Antibiotics Show Effectiveness In Treating MRSA Infections

    Image courtesy of National Institutes of Health | Article Link | by Lawrence LeBlond

    Two separate studies published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine are paving the way for more effective treatments in dead...More