Although happiness may vary between people based on personal experiences, the researchers found that life satisfaction – one of the factors that determines happiness – decreases after the age of nine and increases between the ages of 70 and 96.
High-stress work can double the risk of men developing heart attacks and other complications. The study showed inconclusive results when researchers examined the impact of stress on women's heart health.
While the pandemic, and the panic, are over, COVID-19 cases are rising across the U.S. prompting concern about a return to mass vaccination, masking and even lockdowns.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the co-occurrence of chronic bronchitis and emphysema, a pair of commonly co-existing diseases of the lungs in which the airways become narrowed. This leads to a limitation of the flow of air to and from the lungs, causing shortness of breath (dyspnea). In contrast to asthma, this limitation is poorly reversible and usually gets progressively worse over time.