Mental-health apps have pros, cons for caregivers

mobile health care apps, mhealth, provide mental health care treatment

Mental illness is among the most widespread ailments in the United States; 43.8 million U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. With innovative surges in mobile health care (mHealth), people are turning to their smartphone, tablets and other mobile gadgets for self-treatment and supplemental treatment for others. But the efficacy of these applications and devices … Read moreMental-health apps have pros, cons for caregivers

New study: Walking desks superior to sitting for mental, physical health, work productivity

Walking desk

Working at a traditional desk for long periods of time can leave workers feeling lethargic, stiff and distract them from the tasks at hand. Practically anybody who has worked a typical office job can attest to this. Often the solution is to stand up, stretch, take a quick walk or get some form of basic … Read moreNew study: Walking desks superior to sitting for mental, physical health, work productivity