Category Archives: Health

  • Sitting quietly, doing something

    I recently spent an evening with Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, the Tibetan lama who has been dubbed "the happiest man in the world." ...

  • Eating too much red meat may shorten life

    Diets high in red meat and in processed meat shorten life span not just from cancer and heart disease but from Alzheimer's, stomach ulcers and other conditions. ...

  • Lots of TV and Web harms kids’ health

    Spending a lot of time watching TV, playing video games and surfing the Web makes children more prone to a range of health problems including obesity and smoking. ...

  • World AIDS Day highlights big challenges 20 years on

    As World AIDS Day is marked on Monday, the fight against the disease remains stymied by the of adequate treatment in poor countries and setbacks in finding an effective vaccine, ...

  • Putting feelings into words produces therapeutic effects in the brain; studies show why Buddhism works

    For the first time since the Buddha's teachings, we have shown there is actually a neurological reason for doing mindfulness meditation. ...