Having a Purpose In Life May Lessen The Risk Of Early Death : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Having a purpose in life, whether building guitars or swimming or volunteer work, affects your health, researchers found. It even appeared to be more important for decreasing risk of death than exercising regularly. Dean Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Dean Mitchell/Getty Images Having a purpose in life may decrease your risk… Read More »

Are Americans The Only People Getting Fatter?

The final word is not out on this question, but we know for certain that American restaurants supersize meals. Eat out frequently and you will be swimming in calories. What about other countries? We found this to be very interesting.   Researchers measured the calories in frequently ordered meals at randomly selected restaurants in Brazil,… Read More »

10 teas that can boost health

Whether you have sore joints or poor circulation, there’s a tea for that, says medical herbalist Katie Pande  A cup of tea makes everything so much better – well it does if you’re British. From a morning pick me up to a soothing bed time relaxer, there is a tea for every occasion – and… Read More »