Teens With Too Many Facebook Friends Linked To Higher Stress LevelsThe more Facebook friends a teenager has, the more stressed out they likely are, according to a new study.
Stressed Out? These 3 Apps Can Help Calm NervesA growing number of websites and apps are now offering help with stress, anxiety and other common mental health issues.
Teachers Turn To Meditation To Help Stressed Out Students At Palo Alto High SchoolPalo Alto High School sits right across the street from Stanford University, and the expectations of the kids who attend can be high.
5 Simple Exercises That Lower StressLooking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of "The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days."
5 Ways For Caregivers To Relax And RejuvenateYou work hard as a caregiver, but let’s face it; we all need a break from time to time. It can be tough to recharge your batteries when you are looking after your parent, especially on those days when you are exhausted from life’s other mental and physical drains.
Could Being A Bridesmaid Strain A Friendship?A UK study shows wedding stress to be the biggest factor in the demise of friendships.
Study: Too Much Homework Can Make Your Child SickA new study found that too much homework is bad for children's health. Researchers at Stanford say hitting the books for three or more hours a night won't necessarily make a child perform better in school, but it can make them sick.
SPCA's Wag Brigade Bringing SFO Travelers A Little Puppy LoveStressed out travelers at SFO will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...
HealthWatch: Are You Running Toward Injury?One of the most popular activities in the Bay Area is running. But are we running wrong? In other words, are we running in such a way that our technique puts our bodies at higher risk for injury?
Palo Alto Parents Group Wants Less Homework For Overstressed StudentsSome Palo Alto parents want the school district to take immediate action to address academic stress among high school students. The group is called "We Can Do Better Palo Alto," and was formed after four Gunn High School students committed suicide in 2009.
HealthWatch: Bay Area Scientists Develop DNA Stress TestA simple test looks at your DNA and tells you if you may have a health concern, especially if you’re stressed out.
Palo Alto High School Considers Moving Back Morning BellGood news for bleary-eyed high school students in Palo Alto, Gunn High School is looking at moving its start time to later in the morning to give students more opportunity to catch at least a few extra minutes of sleep.