Boston — Turning to the internet to self-diagnose health problems, also known as using “Dr. Google,” has gotten a bad reputation in recent years. Sometimes that’s deserved, but the results of a recent study led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital suggest the practice may have some benefits.
Boston — We’re often told to eat more fruits and vegetables for good health. Now, researchers from Harvard University are taking that advice even further, saying that consuming two servings of fruits and three servings of vegetables a day may help us live longer.
Washington — NIOSH has created a questionnaire intended to help employers assess and improve worker well-being by collecting employee observations of various aspects of their physical and mental health on and off the job.
Oxford, England — Exercise has long been recognized as a way to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. Now, researchers from the University of Oxford report there’s no limit to its cardiovascular benefits.
Zurich — Consuming even moderate amounts of the added sugars fructose and sucrose can double the production of fat in your liver, results of a recent study from researchers at the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich show.
Raleigh, NC — Some people may believe that colleagues who step away from their desks are avoiding work, but the results of a recent study conducted by researchers from North Carolina State University show short breaks actually can help boost productivity and manage energy.