Tag Archives: Middle

For both health care and health care journalism, there’s something missing in the middle

December 19, 2018 Posted By Categories Joy Victory has been deputy managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org since 2016. She tweets as @thejoyvictory. In 2015, a few months before I started working at HealthNewsReview.org, Cosmopolitan magazine published my article, “Why are so many American women dying in childbirth?” Tired of women getting blamed for the problem, I… Read More »

Drug overdose deaths rocketing among middle aged women: Rate shot up 500% since 2000

Drug overdose deaths soaring among middle aged women: Rate shot up 500% since 2000, CDC report reveals The rate has rocketed 260 percent among women aged 30 to 64 since 1999 But among women aged 55 to 64 years old specifically, the rate shot up 500 percent, new CDC data show By Mia De Graaf… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »