Category Archives: Stress

Get a Dog

Walk Your Dog to Better Health and Well-Being Live Better through Three Healthy Choices Dogs are wonderful pets. Could a dog provide health benefits to the human owners? The authors of a 2011 review conclude that, with some qualifications, pet ownership benefits humans. Dog owners are likely to engage in more physical activity, mainly through…

Reinterpreting Stress

We all ‘know’ that stress is bad for us But this may not always be true Researchers at the University of Wisconsin studied the relationship between the amount of stress that people experience and their perception of that stress and how those factors affect the risk of dying. The study used data from 28,753 people…