From the hills of Hollywood to the halls of Congress, it's now clear that sexual harassment in the workplace has long been a fact of life for working women.
But while the media highlights high-profile firings -- NBC anchor Matt Lauer and NPR showman Garrison Keillor among the latest -- little attention has been given to the stresses sexual harassment places on its victims, mental health experts say.Read the whole article
Even months after recovering from the flu, older people remain at increased risk for a heart attack, strokeor disability, a doctor who specializes in infectious diseases warns. "We all know about the illness influenza causes -- obviously fever and making you feel poorly, aches and pains -- and that is because it sets up a systemic inflammatory response,"...Read More
Relaxing in a hot sauna may not only feel good -- it might affect your heart and blood vessels in ways that are similar to moderate exercise. That's the finding of a new study that tested the effects of a 30-minute sauna session. The researchers say their results may help explain why people who regularly use...Read More
Why do I sometimes feel compelled to eat that bit of cake or bar of chocolate although I know I am going to regret it a few minutes later? Is it just greed - or is something else going on? Although self-control is important, there is mounting evidence that stress plays a...Read More