4 in 10 Teens Admit Texting While Driving

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found kids are still engaging in a range of risky behaviors, despite a reported drop in cigarette use. Today’s teens are distracted behind the wheel, according to a new survey. Though they aren’t smoking cigarettes in high rates, or regularly driving drunk, about 41% of America’s driving teensRead More

How Student Loan Debt Hurts Your Health

President Barack Obama is trying to ease student loan debt—and it might be more important to our wellbeing than we realize President Barack Obama addressed the cost of higher education this week as he announced changes that would ease student loan debt. Concern over student loan debt has spiked in recent years as college tuitionRead More

29.1 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

The CDC reports an increasing number of Americans are diabetic About 29.1 million Americans—nearly 10% of the U.S. population—now has type 2 diabetes, according to a new report. Of those Americans with the illness, 27.8% of them are undiagnosed, according to the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention’s 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report releasedRead More

You Better Have a Good Reason For That Tattoo

Researchers look at what leads to tattoo stigma and regret Tattoos aren’t taboo anymore, right? Common sense suggests we are in a post-stigma era when it comes to body ink, but recent behavioral research suggests we may not have reached total tattoo acceptance just yet. A study published in The Social Science Journal looked atRead More

Read This Before Grocery Shopping

“I sat in the parking lot, ripped open the bag of M&M’s and gobbled them as fast as I could,” one of my clients recently told me. She had gone to the supermarket right after she left work, upset about an e-mail a colleague had sent, and drowned her despair in candy. No matter whatRead More