Study on social isolation

Study on social isolation

A major question is addressed in the article “NZ-led study: Social isolation can age your brain faster.” Is there an association with older brain age if social isolation from childhood to mid-adulthood occurs? A NZ-led study has looked more closely at how...
In Search of Happiness

In Search of Happiness

A recommended essay in the Otago Daily Times (Nov. 7, 2022): Nobel Prize laureates’ take on lasting joy yields wisdom Author Gil Barbezat, emeritus professor of medicine, goes in search of happiness. Some highlights: *  Acquiring happiness has long been an elusive...
A School’s Guide to Success: The 7 Cs

A School’s Guide to Success: The 7 Cs

I was one of the authors of The Wellness Priorities Survey Project, Dec 2000. The design was completed by a team at Reynolds Secondary School, Victoria, BC, Canada. The foundation was the Wellness Wheel. The 7 Cs that lead to success in schools: Concentrating on...
Alcohol Link to Cancer

Alcohol Link to Cancer

Even mild to moderate drinking poses risk of developing the disease, WHO researchers say.   The findings are part of a modelling study from the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published in the journal Lancet Oncology.  ...