Monthly Archives: February 2017

Sleep and Other Surprising Economic Factors

As a result of all modern society's demands, researchers say people are sleeping less than ever. Common sleep inhibitors include stress, alcohol consumption, smoking, lack of physical activity and excessive electronic media use.1Sleep deprivation may be detrimental to one's health, but there's an economic toll as well. One recent study found that as much as [...]

By |2017-02-22T22:15:20+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the Health of Marriage

Turns out marriage can do more for your heart than fill it with love. A recent study found that, among other health benefits, married people have a higher probability of surviving a stroke.1They are also more likely to survive major surgery, have fewer heart attacks, be less likely to have advanced cancer when diagnosed and [...]

By |2017-02-15T14:52:31+00:00February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking Through the Glass Ceiling

The Women's Rights Movement began in 1848 to enable women to have representation in decisions impacting their social, civil and religious rights.1While Hillary Clinton, the first female presidential candidate from a major party, was not elected this year, women take their right to vote very seriously. In every presidential election since 1964 (2016 results not [...]

By |2017-02-09T15:47:32+00:00February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments