Work-life balance is stressing us out -- at home

People are more stressed out at home than they are at work, new research shows, but that may be because they are trying to juggle so many...

Stress hides all over your brain and body. Here's how to get rid of it

The best explanation of stress we've ever heard comes from Stanford neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky, Ph.D., the author of Why Zebras...

Wake-up call: Sleep deprivation can shorten your life

Cheating yourself on sleep can harm your health and may even shorten your life. Watch the report from NBC's Tamron Hall and Dr. Nancy...

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Stressed, depressed women terrible at using birth control

SAN FRANCISCO – Depression and stress can cause lapses in proper use of contraception, a new study suggests. In the study, women with...

Motherhood overrated? 'Childfree' women OK with their choice, study finds

By Stephanie Pappas LiveScience Women who choose to be childfree feel more pressure to reproduce than other women without children, but...

No duh of the day: Stressful jobs linked to heart attacks

LONDON -- People who have highly demanding jobs and little freedom to make decisions are 23 percent more likely to have a heart attack...

Job stress raises women's heart attack risk

MyHealthNewsDaily A stressful job can have serious consequences for heart health, according to a new study. U.S. women who rated their...

People who live near the sea may be healthier

MyHealthNewsDaily Living near the beach may come with an extra perk: better health. A new study analyzed information from more than 48...

Stressed moms more likely to overfeed their babies

MyHealthNewsDaily Mothers under stress may be particularly prone to over-feeding their infants, a new study suggests. Researchers looked...

The surprising upside to hitting hard times

by Cindy Kuzma Men's Health It may be hard to look on the bright side when you’re mid-divorce or post-pink slip. But traumatic life...

Stress-less holidays for fractured families: It's all in the planning

The holidays can be emotionally overwhelming for anyone. For fractured families, separation, divorce or other difficult life changes can...