Drinking is much deadlier than we wish to admit, and the problems start way too early in life

Here’s a little reality many of us don’t want to hear: Alcohol is really bad for us in pretty much any quantity at any age. There, I said it. And yes, you may argue that a stiff belt or two helps you relax in the evening or that a good…

Psychologists explain why people don’t want to care, while those most vulnerable to Covid plea that we would

One thing we all seem to agree on: We’re tired of pandemic prevention measures. Yet we remain bitterly divided over our willingness to nonetheless make individual efforts to help protect our fellow humans, particularly the most vulnerable, from the deadliest disease outbreak in more than a century. …

Science-backed ways to feel better right now (and don’t worry, “exercise” is not on the list)

Overwhelmed? Aren’t we all. Sure, sure, we’re supposed to exercise more, eat better and get more sleep. Yada yada yada. Rather than harp on those challenges — they work but can ring hollow when we’re in a lousy mood — here are my favorite “I need help right now” mood…

Tips from an ex-boss on what’s expected of you and the power you can wield

Whatever lip service the typical American company pays to caring for its people, each employee is viewed, to some degree, as a commodity, one of several if not countless individuals who could handle the job reasonably well, given time and training.

That does not mean you are powerless to earn…

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health and science journalist, former editor-in-chief of LiveScience, writing about how we age and how to optimize your mind and body through time.

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