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Smoking and Lack of Exercise Linked to Early Death After Divorce

A growing body of research links divorce to a wide range of poor health outcomes, including greater risk for early death. However, the reason for the connection is not well understood.

A new study by the University of Arizona points to two possible culprits: a greater likelihood of smoking after divorce and lower levels of physical activity.

Published Date: 
05/29/2018 - 09:46

Narrative Journaling May Help Heart's Health Post-Divorce

Journaling after divorce could improve your cardiovascular health — but only if you do it in a way that tells a story, new University of Arizona research suggests.

The findings, to be published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, are based on a study of 109 separated or divorced men and women who split from their partners about three months, on average, before the start of the research.

Published Date: 
05/08/2017 - 06:34

How Your BMI Might Affect Your Brain

There are plenty of reasons it's important to maintain a healthy weight, and now you can add one more to the list: It may be good for your brain.

Researchers from the University of Arizona have found that having a higher body mass index, or BMI, can negatively impact cognitive functioning in older adults.

How? They say inflammation is to blame.

Published Date: 
10/18/2016 - 13:36

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