Month: December 2016

  • Study Reveals Hypochondriacs More Likely to Experience Health Issues

    It’s easy to worry about your health during flu season, which is rapidly approaching, but for some people, worrying about health becomes an obsession. Psychiatrists classify this disorder as “health anxiety,” but it’s more commonly known as hypochondria. It only affects one to two percent of the population, but a new study has revealed that […]

  • Study Finds Sleep-Deprived Drivers Are More Likely to Cause Accidents

    Feeling tired behind the wheel? It may be in your best interests to pull over and take a nap. A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that drivers who are sleep-deprived are much more likely to be involved in serious road accidents. In fact, drivers who had less than five hours […]

  • U.S. Consumer Debt and Loans Continue to Increase

    It’s official: Americans are swimming in debt. And many of us are barely keeping our heads above water. The term “consumer debt” refers to the debt accumulated through student loans, car loans, and credit cards. The one thing this debt umbrella doesn’t include is the mortgage on your home. Data shows that Americans are all […]

  • Study Shows Acupuncture Helps After Mastectomies

    Acupuncture has been gaining serious popularity over the years. Now, more than 3,000 physicians use acupuncture as part of their clinical practice in the United States. Women who suffer from breast cancer often have to undergo serious invasive surgery and acupuncture is being used more and more to help alleviate some of the subsequent pain. […]