• Don’t worry: Smartphone app reduces anxiety

    Playing a smartphone game for 25 minutes can greatly reduce a person\’s anxiety, according to research published in a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

  • Researchers: Wash your hands of stress, because it’s contagious

    Not only is stress a contagious natural defense mechanism — researchers say it can present long-term health risks.

  • Helping kids deal with shutdown stress

    Just like their parents, kids are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.

  • Dr. Pawz: Keep your pet home for the 4th of July

    If you\’re planning on bringing your pup to Fourth of July festivities, think twice about events with fireworks. Local veterinarian Katy Nelson says exposing pets to frightening fireworks displays isn\’t fair to Fido.