The Super Bowl is more than just a football game– it’s also an opportunity to share the excitement and revelry with family and friends. It has also been linked to an increase in many significant health risks, such as alcohol-related accidents, cardiovascular deaths, and consumption of food with negative health effects. This Sunday, be educated about the game’s connection to health and wellness while cheering on your favorite team.

Super Bowl Heartache and Heart Attacks

When your team loses the big game, it may break your heart. Could it also increase the chance of a heart attack? Read More
Myocardial Infarction: Why Time Matters

Getting immediate treatment for an acute myocardial infarction is essential, but going to the ER on Super Bowl Sunday could have an effect on mortality outcomes. Read More
Supersized Food, Not Supersized Health

Buying a larger quantity of food may seem like a good financial value, but these strategies cause us to value the importance of health effects less and less. Read More
Diet Beverages Don’t Lead to Weight Loss

Obese and overweight adults are drinking more diet beverages than healthy-weight adults, but still have comparable total calorie intake. Find out why diet beverages don’t necessarily mean a lower-calorie intake. Read More
Think Before You Drink: Dopamine and Beer Consumption

The ethanol in alcoholic beverages triggers the release of dopamine and could be an underlying factor in alcohol-seeking compulsions. What if the taste alone also triggered this neurotransmitter? Read More