Health, Wellness, and Society’s Updates

  • 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...

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  • 2017 Plenary Speaker – Bruno Sobral

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

    Want to register for the conference? Click here.

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  • There’s No Way Out of It!

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    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..

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  • 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..

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  • 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..

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  • For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

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    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..

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  • The Case for Eating Steak and Cream

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    economist.com | 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..

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  • New Antibiotics Show Effectiveness In Treating MRSA Infections

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    redorbit.com | 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..

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  • The Jobs With the Highest Obesity Rates

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    theatlantic.com | Article Link | by Olga Khazan

    Employers want their workers to be healthy—both for insurance-cost and humane reasons—but aspects of those very jobs can make workers sick. A..

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