Teasing people about weight can help bring on eating disorders

(HealthDay)—What can make a young person vulnerable to eating disorders? Teasing them about any extra pounds they may carry, researchers say. “Our findings add to the growing evidence that weight-based mistreatment is not helpful and is often harmful to the health of young people,” said study leader Laura Hooper, a Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public […]

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Social media ‘likes’ change the way we feel about our memories, new research shows

Memories are often considered very personal and private. Yet, in the past few years, people have got used to notifications from social media or phone galleries telling them they have a “memory.” These repackaged versions of the past affect not just what we remember but also the attachments we have with those memories. In a new study, we found social […]

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Why You Should Think Twice About Driving Your Car Almost On Empty

We’ve all done it, some of us more often than others; we’re almost home from work and notice the gas gauge leaning on the edge of empty. We’re exhausted and just want to get home to our couch, so we say to ourselves, “I know my car. She’ll make it,” and then pat the steering wheel reassuringly, affectionately. We promise […]

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The Truth About Whether Vaccinated People Can Spread COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine, it’s been a “learn as we go” kind of situation. Consider that at first, it was widely reported vaccinated individuals could still potentially spread the illness to those who had not received their shots. For instance, a December 9, 2021 New York Times story advised even if you were immunized, you should still wear […]

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Witney Carson Speaks Candidly About Postpartum Body Image Struggles

Witney Carson is still adjusting to life as a mom after welcoming her first child in January. Celebrity Babies of 2021 The Dancing With the Stars pro, 27, spoke candidly with fans about some of the struggles she’s faced, including issues with body image and mom guilt. Carson admitted that she was in a hurry to resume her pre-baby fitness […]

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