August 2015

  • Illustration of a woman watching a sunset from atop a mountain.

    Positive Emotions and Your Health

    Developing a Brighter Outlook

    A growing body of research suggests that having a positive mental outlook might benefit your physical health.
  • Illustration of a man having trouble buttoning his shirt.

    All About ALS

    Understanding a Devastating Disorder

    ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a deadly condition that attacks the nerve cells responsible for controlling muscles, such those as in the arms, legs, and face. Scientists are working to gain new insights into ALS.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Christen Sandoval
  • Carol Torgan
  • Samantha Watters
  • Harrison Wein