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January 26, 2014 12:32 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Parents, too, need relief from back-to-school stress

GUEST COMMENTARY: Parents, too, need relief from back-to-school stress

As Hoosiers focus on back-to-school activities, parents may experience stress over another school year.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am

Test company president apologizes for ISTEP+ interruptions

INDIANAPOLIS | The president of CTB/McGraw Hill, the company that administers the annual ISTEP+ standardized exams, repeatedly apologized to a panel of Indiana lawmakers Friday for technology problems that interrupted testing for thousands of Hoosier students.

June 21, 2013 7:30 pm
Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care

Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care

Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care

June 05, 2013 10:53 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Stress can hurt body as much as it hurts mind

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stress can hurt body as much as it hurts mind

Recent studies suggest that over a third of Americans are living with extreme stress. In this time of high unemployment and financial uncertainty, that statistic is probably not surprising. What can be a surprise is the fact that stress affects your body as much as it affects your mind. Stre…

July 04, 2012 12:00 am
Stopping heart attacks in their tracks

Stopping heart attacks in their tracks

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February 22, 2012 11:46 am
A long commute can lead to poor health

A long commute can lead to poor health

Researchers have found that car, subway and bus commuters suffer from greater levels of stress, exhaustion, lack of sleep and even days missed from work.

November 10, 2011 10:00 am
Road rage (male)

Road rage (male)

A furious man driving, as seen from behind the wheel. Shot using a very wide fisheye lens.

June 06, 2011 10:49 am
High-intensity exercise causes stress fractures in teenage girls

High-intensity exercise causes stress fractures in teenage girls

Exercise may be good for the body, but too much of it may be bad for the bones. Teenage girls who participate in high-impact physical activity have a higher risk of developing stress fractures.  

April 08, 2011 12:00 am
How to stay standing in the face of fear

How to stay standing in the face of fear

When faced with fearful situations, it's sometimes difficult to keep your composure. If you feel yourself start to panic, here's some advice on keeping calm and facing your fears.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am
Taking laughter seriously

Taking laughter seriously

A group of Hammond High School students, some of whom are under pressure to make better grades, pass tests or get into a good college, enjoyed a good laugh last week to help relieve their stress when laughter therapist Tanaz Bamboat, of Munster, visited.

February 15, 2011 8:00 am Photos

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Taking laughter seriously

Taking laughter seriously

HAMMOND | Everyone knows you always feel better after a good laugh.

February 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Mindfulness meditation improves well-being, researchers report

Mindfulness meditation improves well-being, researchers report

Sit down. Close your eyes. Focus on your breath. Observe your thoughts objectively as if you were a scientist.

February 04, 2011 12:00 am

What causes a heart attack?

During an ice storm on Christmas Eve in 2009, she suffered a broken arm that severed a nerve, resulting in a pain so bad that it—in her words—"ruined my life."

February 02, 2011 12:00 am

How to make self-improvement a year-round goal

Self-improvement is a noble goal and one that many of us make as the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. But we're only human, and willpower is not as powerful when faced with daily obstacles such as time constraints, boredom, and more fun, yet less healthy, options.

January 30, 2011 12:00 am
Yoga can help relieve stress

Yoga can help relieve stress

The same techniques used in yoga to loosen your muscles and create a more limber body—breathing and relaxing away physical tension—can be used to tame stress in everyday life.

January 07, 2011 12:00 am
Yoga can help relieve stress

Yoga can help relieve stress

The same techniques used in yoga to loosen your muscles and create a more limber body—breathing and relaxing away physical tension—can be used to tame stress in everyday life.

January 06, 2011 12:00 am
Listening skills are an important part of effective communication

Listening skills are an important part of effective communication

Listening skills are an important part of effective communication

December 19, 2010 12:00 am
Confidential Care: Helping to Battle Holiday Depression

Confidential Care: Helping to Battle Holiday Depression

Confidential Care, a psychiatric care and counseling facility located in Munster, recognizes that stress, depression, and loneliness are associated with the holiday season. Dr. Sanker Jayachandran M.D. says, "People go through a lot of suffering during holiday time, such as the loss of a lov…

December 15, 2010 12:00 am

Feng Shui: Life-changing or pseudoscience?

Feng shui is an ancient Chinese system of aesthetics that some people believe will improve their lives. But others consider feng shui pseudoscience.

December 03, 2010 12:15 pm
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