Almost all middle school teachers say they’re super stressed

New research finds that 94% of middle school teachers face high levels of stress. Helping teachers cope better could foster student success.

Sheena Rice-Missouri | Jan. 28, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture education jobs stress teachers

Ageism can shorten life expectancy

Ageism can have real consequences for the health of older people, including shorter life expectancy and reduced access to health care, researchers say.

Michael Greenwood-Yale | Jan. 16, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine aging bias life-expectancy seniors stereotypes stress

Genes explain why anxiety and depression go hand-in-hand

A study of more than 200,000 veterans sheds light on the genetic basis for anxiety, as well as why anxiety and depression so often coexist.

Bill Hathaway-Yale | Jan. 7, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine anxiety depression genes post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd veterans

Nurse and doctor burnout demands ‘bold’ fixes

A new report offers recommendations for the best ways to address the widespread problem of burnout among doctors, nurses, and other health care workers.

Johns Hopkins University | Dec. 27, 2019 | futurity
~1 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine fatigue jobs nurses physicians stress

Political events take an emotional toll on young doctors

Political events in the last few years have affected young doctors' moods as much as some of their most stressful training, new research finds.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan | Dec. 26, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture emotions journalism physicians politics stress

Women need support for emotions in high-risk pregnancies

Sixteen women in the hospital for high-risk pregnancies revealed that "they did not receive explicit advice on how to cope, think positive, or calm down."

Megan Schumann-Rutgers | Dec. 17, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine emotions pregnancy premature-babies stress

Employers pay when workers face financial precarity

Money worries, termed financial precarity, have serious consequences for both employees and their employers, research finds.

Kirsty Bowen-U. Sheffield | Dec. 2, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture jobs money socioeconomic-status stress united-states

Why we blurt things out (and how to stop it)

New research explains why we blurt things out. "...it actually doesn't take very much stress at all before people will say something they might later regret."

U. Melbourne | Dec. 2, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology cognition communication social-lives speech stress

How gender equality can protect men’s health

Men's feelings about being the breadwinner can cause stress-induced wear and tear on the body, but it all depends on their view of gender roles.

Katie Bohn-Penn State | Nov. 26, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine beliefs gender marriage money relationships stress

Interviews reveal 5 causes of older women’s low libido

Most research on low libido among older women has focused on hormones. Interviews indicate other factors.

Erin Hare-Pittsburgh | Nov. 21, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine libido menopause older-adults relationships sex stress

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