Stress

App therapy is a growing field with at least half a dozen sites. (CBS SF)

Stressed Out? These 3 Apps Can Help Calm Nerves

A growing number of websites and apps are now offering help with stress, anxiety and other common mental health issues.

05/05/2015

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Teachers Turn To Meditation To Help Stressed Out Students At Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto High School sits right across the street from Stanford University, and the expectations of the kids who attend can be high.

05/04/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking 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.”

04/14/2015

Mother's Day Activities - Mother/Daughter Spa Day

5 Ways For Caregivers To Relax And Rejuvenate

You 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.

04/03/2015

Kristen Wiig & Rose Byrne in "Bridesmaids" (credit: Universal Pictures)

Could Being A Bridesmaid Strain A Friendship?

A UK study shows wedding stress to be the biggest factor in the demise of friendships.

04/09/2014

Studying alone

Study: Too Much Homework Can Make Your Child Sick

A 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.

03/22/2014

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SPCA’s Wag Brigade Bringing SFO Travelers A Little Puppy Love

Stressed out travelers at SFO will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy…

11/29/2013

Runners on a trail. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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?

11/13/2012

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Palo Alto Parents Group Wants Less Homework For Overstressed Students

Some 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/18/2011

DNA. (AP)

HealthWatch: Bay Area Scientists Develop DNA Stress Test

A simple test looks at your DNA and tells you if you may have a health concern, especially if you’re stressed out.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

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