URMC / Employee Assistance Program / News & Events / UR Medicine EAP Blog / December 2016 December 2016 Is Pessimism Bad for Your Heart? A pessimistic attitude increases the risk for death from heart disease, a new study reports. I Can’t Sleep! Seventy-five percent of adults have reported experiencing sleep problems at least a few nights a week or more within the past year. How to Purchase Safe Toys Emergency rooms treated 251,800 toy-related injuries in 2015, and 44 percent of these injuries were to the head and face area. Hot Tip for Resisting Holiday Overeating Here come the holidays—and the eating and the guilt.