The Checkup: Stress

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/12/2012

For girls, stress during infancy may trigger anxiety in adolescence

New research suggests baby girls living with stressed-out moms may be more stressed themselves.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stress, anxiety

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Men under stress prefer larger-bodied women, study finds

A small British study suggests that, when under psychological stress, men tend to favor larger women's bodies.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stress, body size

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/07/2011

Wake up! It’s sleep awareness week

New data released by the CDC to coincide with National Sleep Awareness Week — which begins today — paint a less-than-ideal picture of Americans’ relationship with sleep.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cardiovascular Health, Chronic Conditions, Family Health, General Health, Sleep, Stress