Can Mindfulness Really Change Your Brain?

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, May 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) Meditation and other mindfulness practices may improve your attention, but they won’t lead to structural changes in your brain in the short-term, according to a new study. Previous studies have shown that learning new skills, aerobic exercise and balance training could trigger changes […]

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Family’s Heart Disease History Inspired Her Fitness – and Got Her to the Base of Mount Everest

TUESDAY, May 24, 2022 (American Heart Association News) Lisa Abbott scrolled through the online auction offerings of the American Alpine Club’s fundraiser. As a rock climber, ice climber, scuba diver and marathon runner, she enjoyed daydreaming about the various trips up for grabs. One offering stood out: a guided two-week trek through the Khumbu Valley […]

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U.S. Hospitals Overwhelmed With Teens in Mental Crisis

Latest Mental Health News By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter The COVID-19 pandemic and the isolation it imposed took a dramatic toll on kids’ mental health, increasing the demand for services in an already overburdened system. As a result, many kids found themselves being “boarded” in emergency departments as they awaited care, according to […]

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