Healthy Lifestyle = Happier Outlook, Study Says

CLEVELAND – Are healthy people actually happier people? According to one recent study, people who maintain a healthy lifestyle have more happiness and are more optimistic. The study looked at data from a group of 121,700 U.S. women between the ages of 30-55. Researchers found women who reported having higher happiness and optimism levels were more … Read More

One in Every 4 Middle Age Adults has Weak Bones

CLEVELAND – Osteoporosis, a disease that weakens bones, is a common health concern for older women. But according to a recent study, as many as one in every four middle age adults have weakened bones. The study looked at 173 men and women between the ages of 35-50. Researchers found 25 percent of the people studied … Read More

Does Alcohol Impact Weight Loss Efforts?

CLEVELAND – Sometimes, despite our best efforts, losing weight can be a real challenge. But can our alcohol habits make an impact on the number on the scale? A recent study looked at how our relationship with alcohol might be associated with obesity. The study looked at results from adult men and women who took part … Read More

Don’t Throw Out Your Back Picking up Leaves

CLEVELAND – As autumn leaves start to hit the ground, it can be tempting to set aside some time for a little fall clean-up. But, according to Chad Adams, DC, of Cleveland Clinic, you should be careful to avoid what he calls the dreaded ‘BLT,’ or, bending, lifting and twisting. “The most important thing you … Read More

Finding Hope after Pregnancy Loss

CLEVELAND – October 15 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. According to Salena Zanotti, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic, pregnancy loss is actually more common than most people think. She believes it can be helpful for couples who have suffered a miscarriage to talk about it with others who have had similar experiences. “Most … Read More

Survey: Digital Dominates for the Health Conscious (PKG)

Download Social Media Videos: Video 1 Video 2 Video 3 CLEVELAND – Do you see your doctor virtually on a smart phone or tablet? If the answer is ‘yes’ – you’re not alone. According to the Parade-Cleveland Clinic Healthy Now survey many Americans are turning to technology for everything from appointment scheduling to exercise inspiration. … Read More

Kids Can Get Migraines Too

CLEVELAND – Most adults who suffer from migraines know what to expect and how to treat them. But, according to Emad Estemalik, M.D., MBA, a headache specialist at Cleveland Clinic, kids can get migraines too. He said sometimes migraine headaches show up as young as 4-6 years of age. “Twenty percent of women have migraines, and … Read More

Childhood Bullying Linked to Depression in Adulthood

CLEVELAND – It’s no surprise that research has shown links between bullying and depression in children. Now, a recent study shows when a child is a victim of bullying, depressive symptoms can stretch into adulthood too. The study looked 3,525 children and young adults between the ages of 10-24. Researchers looked at a variety of factors, … Read More

College Weight Gain a Bigger Problem for Men, Study Says

CLEVELAND – Most college-bound students have heard stories about the ‘Freshman 15.’ According to one recent study, the first year of college is, indeed, associated with added body weight – especially for young men. The study looked at 301 students who answered questionnaires about their dietary habits. Researchers measured the students’ weight, body composition, waist, and … Read More