I think Adele is fab and wear pastel shorts suits. I may never be cool again. And I’m cool with that | Health & wellbeing

[ad_1] Last week I spent some time recording an audiobook version of these columns (cough, out in October, cough). One thing I noticed was the number of times I had extolled the virtues of 00s girl band Girls Aloud. Music is an area where self-appointed gatekeepers decide what is cool and what is not. Pop … Read more

USMNT qualifying roster: Berhalter on Ricardo Pepi, Pulisic’s health & ‘keeper battle

USMNT qualifying roster: Berhalter on Ricardo Pepi, Pulisic's health & 'keeper battle

[ad_1] The U.S. men’s national team defeated Mexico three times in significant competitions during the summer months: in the CONCACAF Nations League final in June, the Gold Cup final in August and in the pursuit of gifted young FC Dallas striker Ricardo Pepi as September beckoned. That’s a heck of a run. Head coach Gregg … Read more

U.S. Open offering tennis players access to mental health services

U.S. Open offering tennis players access to mental health services

[ad_1] Players at the U.S. Open will have access to licensed mental health providers and quiet rooms as part of an initiative announced Tuesday by the U.S. Tennis Association. The USTA said it seeks to “ensure that a comprehensive and holistic approach will be taken with all aspects of player health, including mental health.” “Our … Read more

Delta Air Lines to hike up health insurance premiums for unvaccinated employees by $200 a month

Delta Air Lines to hike up health insurance premiums for unvaccinated employees by $200 a month

[ad_1] Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian notified employees Wednesday that they will face $200 monthly increases on their health insurance premiums starting Nov. 1 if they aren’t vaccinated against Covid-19, citing steep costs to cover employees who are hospitalized with the virus. Unvaccinated employees will face other restrictions, including indoor masking effective immediately and … Read more

Multitasking is a menace – it should come with a health warning | Emma Beddington

[ad_1] A number of the 37 open tabs on my laptop are currently devoted to trying to substantiate various pop culture claims about multitasking. Does it increase cortisol levels or reduce your IQ by an amount twice that of smoking marijuana? Does it make you less productive or less empathetic? I struggled to tease this … Read more

Scottish government launches country’s first women’s health plan | Scotland

[ad_1] Commitments to reduce waiting times for diagnosing endometriosis from over eight years to less than 12 months, offer individual care plans after a woman’s first miscarriage and widen access to specialist menopause services form part of the Scottish government’s first women’s health plan, published on Friday. The plan, which was informed by women’s own … Read more

I relish a good Freudian slip – that revealing giveaway of the tongue | Health & wellbeing

[ad_1] Sigmund Freud has his fans and his detractors. My take? A lot of his work was pioneering and has relevance to this day; a lot of it was nonsense. One of Freud’s greatest legacies (no, not the scatology obsession) is the one that bears his name: the Freudian slip. (Or parapraxis, to give it … Read more

Good old days: why body confidence improves after 60 | Health & wellbeing

[ad_1] Name: Happy retirees. Age: Well, as you know, people retire at different ages, typically from about 60 onwards. And they are happier then? They can be. Because they no longer work, presumably. That could be one reason. But [looks down] they can’t be happy about what’s happening to them physically. Well, that’s where you’re … Read more