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Elissa Epel, who runs the Maternal Adiposity, Metabolism, and Stress Study.

Articles: Mindful Mamas, Healthy Mamas

By Jill Suttie | May 6, 2013

New research on low-income pregnant women reveals how our minds and bodies are connected—and how all of us can live healthier, more balanced lives.

 

Articles: Teens Who Help, Help Their Hearts

By Vicki Zakrzewski | February 25, 2013

New research shows that adolescents who volunteer decrease their risk for heart disease.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Making Sleep a Priority

By Christine Carter | January 17, 2013

Sleep affects everything, from our moods to our smarts to our body weight

 

Articles: Better Eating through Mindfulness

By Jill Suttie | June 27, 2012

Obesity has become a public health issue. New research suggests moment-to-moment awareness does a better job of helping people control their weight than any diet.

 

Raising Happiness: My Aging Mom Bod

By Christine Carter | January 18, 2012

If I love my body at 40, will she love hers at 14?

 

Raising Happiness: Not Too Thin, Not Too Fat

By Christine Carter | January 12, 2012

How to raise healthy, happy kids.

 

Articles: Are Video Games Truly Bad for Kids’ Health?

By Neha John-Henderson | April 5, 2011

A recent study suggests the answer is more complicated than we think.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Making Sleep a Priority

By Christine Carter | January 9, 2011

Sleep affects everything, from our moods to our smarts to our body weight

 
Did you know how much children sleep affects how smart, creative, attentive, and happy they are—as well as how much they weigh?

Videos and Podcasts: Making Sleep a Priority

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 9, 2011

Did you know how much children sleep affects how smart, creative, attentive, and happy they are—as well as how much they weigh?

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Doctors Can Help You Lose Weight

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: TV and Toddlers

 

Articles: You Are What Your Parents Eat

By Hanna Roen | August 4, 2010

A new study offers insight into how parents can help—or harm—an overweight child’s diet and self-esteem.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Racism and Obesity

 

Raising Happiness: Is Sleep the Most Important Happiness Habit?

By Christine Carter | January 27, 2010

 

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