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What’s in Your Wallet? More Money, Americans Say

The financial fortunes of Americans seem to be on the rise, with 47 percent of us telling Gallup that our personal finances are in better shape now than a year ago. The January 2015 poll also found that fewer Americans (28 percent) say they are ...

Yoga Can Help You Keep Those Promises to Yourself

Looking to make some positive changes in your life this year? Research shows that you can bolster your changes for success by taking up a yoga practice. CNN reports that the mindfulness, wellness, social and exercise aspects of yoga can aid in ...

For a Happier Life, Marry Your Best Friend

Married people tend to be happier and more satisfied with their lives than single people, even though fewer people are choosing to wed, the New York Times reported Jan. 8. People who consider their spouse their best friend get about twice the ...

Governance, Economy Among Americans’ Top Concerns

It's hard to get Americans to agree on anything where politics is concerned, but one area of concord is the sense that government is doing a lousy job. Poor government leadership -- in the White House and Congress -- topped Gallup's list of top ...

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Accomplish

New Year's resolutions can seem like a burden, especially when you promise yourself to do big, amorphous stuff like "eat better" or "exercise more." Next year, why not try reaching for something a little more achievable, like these 10 resolutions ...

Feeling Younger Than You Are? It May Help You Live Longer

People who say they feel younger than they are tend to live longer, CNN reported Dec. 17. British researchers who studied 6,489 people with an average age of 65.8 years for eight years found that 14 percent of those who reported feeling younger ...

E-Cigarettes Top Tobacco Smokes Among Teens

More teens are trying electronic cigarettes than regular tobacco ones, the first time that has occurred, according to the annual Monitoring the Future survey. The Associated Press reported Dec. 16 that about 9 percent of 8th-graders said they ...

Envy ‘Morning People’? Become One

Arising with the sun has its advantages, such as getting a workout (or some work) done before other people are even out of bed. But early rising doesn't come naturally to everyone, so DailyBurn offers some tips on how to make yourself into a ...

Heavy Drinking Not Just a Problem for Alcoholics

Regularly drinking to get drunk may not necessarily make you an alcoholic, but it still puts you in the category of 'problem drinker,' the New York Times reported Nov. 20. Men who consume five or more drinks in one sitting or 15 drinks or more ...

Heart Risk and Unhappy Marriages

Older people, and especially older women, are at increase risk of heart disease if they are unhappy spouses, CNN reported Nov. 21. Researchers who studied married people ages 57 to 85 found that bad marriages did more damage to coronary health ...