The Link Between Social Media and Mental Illness

The Link Between Social Media and Mental Illness

There’s a comprehensive body of research linking the use – and overuse – of social media with negative impacts on an individual’s mental and emotional well-being, explains Natalie Buchwald, Founder of Manhattan Mental Health Counseling.





Sleep and Memory: How They Work Together

Sleep and Memory: How They Work Together

Research over more than a century has also established that sleep plays an important role in memory retention. More recently, studies have begun to establish more precisely how the connection between sleep and memory works.



Risk of Hospital Readmission High for Broken Heart Syndrome

Risk of Hospital Readmission High for “Broken Heart” Syndrome

Though not having a heart attack, patients with “broken heart” syndrome still face considerable risk of hospital readmission and in-hospital death. This is the main finding of a study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and published online Oct. 2 in the European Heart Journal—Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes.



4 Tips for Traveling with Your Furry Friend

4 Tips for Traveling with Your Furry Friend

It comes as no surprise that the “workaholic” mindset of many Americans can affect people’s willingness to take vacation days for traveling. However, work isn’t the only culprit hindering American’s travel. A study by Project: Time Off found the three top reasons why people don’t use their vacation days to travel are cost, children and pets.









Red Cross Offers Summer Safety Tips for All Season Long

Red Cross Offers Summer Safety Tips for All Season Long

The long Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial start of summer – is here. With it comes outdoor fun in the sunshine, whether at the beach or pool, or right in your own backyard. The American Red Cross wants you to have fun and be safe with tips you can follow to have a great holiday weekend and entire summer season.





With Back Pain, Exercise May Be the Cure

With Back Pain, Exercise May Be the Cure

When the pain is all behind you, just keep moving. That’s a suggestion from the Atlantic Spine Center which says chronic, non-specific lower back pain may be best treated with low-impact exercises, yoga, Pilates, heat, massage therapy, physiotherapy, and other “non-medicinal” approaches.