Can the words we type and filters we use on social media really predict if we’re depressed or narcissistic? It’s looking that way… The latest evidence? Researchers from Stony Brook University and University of Pennsylvania developed an algorithm that can … Continue reading Social Media and Mental Illness: Can Instagram & Facebook Predict Depression & Narcissism?
If you’re feeling a bit over your relationship these days, you’re not alone. We see relationships presented as these exciting, perfect things. When you find the right person, you’re supposed to be all set and ready to be committed and … Continue reading Bored With Your Relationship? Here’s What to Do, According to Experts.
Four nogs? Your liver drinks them, too. Extra gravy? Your liver consumes it as well. Half of a jellied-cranberry log? Your liver would have stopped at a third, but you’re in this together, so . . . The important part is nearly every … Continue reading How Food and Alcohol Can Effect Liver, Increase Inflammation
With the upcoming onslaught of holiday parties, there’s a chance you’ll experiencing the dreaded hangover at some point. Who among us hasn’t thrown back one too many glasses of champagne while toasting the new year? But while some may swear that coffee cures … Continue reading The 7 Best Foods to Cure Hangovers
Debra stared at the computer until her eyes went blurry. She closed them and shook her head. Why couldn’t she concentrate? Pulling out her smartphone, she checked her Facebook page. Funny. Her friend had posted a picture of her daughter … Continue reading Focus, Fatigue, and Facebook: Why You Just Can’t Concentrate
A slew of articles have been published in the wake of a recent American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference panel talk suggesting that a couple of beers or glasses of wine a day can, in fact, be … Continue reading Drinking Alcohol Every Day Linked to Living Past 90
What’s the lowest calorie alcohol? News flash: A single night out can cost you a shocking 1,000 calories in alcohol alone. During this season’s flurry of festivities, those liquid calories can add up fast–and that’s before you even get to … Continue reading What’s the Lowest Calorie Alcohol? 8 Drinks Ranked
A glass of wine at the end of a workday. A cocktail before a social event. For 20 years, my drinking had been moderate. But maintaining moderation was a struggle. There were plenty of nights I’d promise myself I wouldn’t … Continue reading ‘I Gave Up Drinking Alcohol (Mostly)—Here’s What Happened’
Suzanne knew something was wrong when she woke up with a hangover on a Monday morning. She never drank on Sunday night, but her friends had come over to provide some company since her husband was out of town. Suzanne … Continue reading Out of Control Alcohol: Is Abstinence Required, or Will Moderation Work?