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How Amanda Nguyen Uses Fashion to Empower Survivors of Sexual Assault

After her rape, the activist was asked what she had been wearing. So she decided to stage a runway show to help survivors reclaim that question in a new context.

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When Customers and Investors Demand Corporate Sustainability

Through shareholder resolutions, letters, and activism, consumers and shareholders can push companies to clean up supply chains—and their reputations.

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What You Need to Know About the Plastic Crisis

Plastic pollution imperils our health and the well-being of the planet.

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The Worst Foods For Your Digestive Health, According To Gastro Doctors | HuffPost Life

The experts on gas, bloating, colon cancer and other digestive issues share what they avoid themselves.

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The Best Way to Rehydrate Quickly When You’re Super Hot and Sweaty | SELF

Drinking water at whatever temperature is most palatable, sipping on an electrolyte-rich beverage, and eating high-sodium foods can rehydrate you quickly.

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What’s Better for Cardio Fitness: One Long Walk or Multiple Short Walks a Day?

Both have their benefits, but is one better than the other? Here’s everything you need to know.

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I Refuse to Make These 7 Foods in Anything but an Air Fryer. Here's Why

I've become rather dependent on my air fryer. Here are seven staple recipes I won't make any other way.

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The Quiet Danger of Noise-Canceling Headphones

Noise-canceling headphones may benefit your ears, but too much noise reduction can alter how your brain processes sound.

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Your Doctor's Words Could Make You Sick | TIME

Words can make you sick, a phenomenon known as the nocebo effect. This poses an ethical problem for our health system.

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You can smell when someone's sick—here's how

The curious case of a woman who can smell Parkinson’s reminds us our noses are our first defense against illness.

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Protecting Dark Sky Country - NOEMA

Artificial light pollution is increasing up to 10% each year, but we can easily reduce it with dark sky protections and responsible lighting policies.

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Life Hacks to Help Anyone With ADHD—Including Those Who Don’t Have a Diagnosis

Although medication and therapy can be effective treatments for ADHD, they’re not the only way to manage the disorder or its symptoms. Creating a daily routine is critical too, for anyone struggling with attention problems.

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15 Easy Ways to Detox Every Room in Your Home

Give your space a makeover with our room-by-room guide to breathing easier.

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7 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication | SELF

Lifestyle changes like reducing stress, being mindful of sodium, and getting exercise can help you lower your blood pressure if you have hypertension.

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Do You Understand What Normal Blood Pressure Is? Many Americans Wrongly Assume They Do

Many Americans wrongly assume they know what normal blood pressure is, and that false confidence can be deadly.

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The Perimenopause Symptoms and Signs You Need to Know About

Hot flashes and wacky periods can be signs of perimenopause, experts say.

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6 Misleading Food Labels - Consumer Reports

Don't fall for misleading food labels. Consumer Reports explains what six common claims really mean.

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The Apple Vision Pro Is One Giant Experiment on the Human Brain

Apple's new VR goggles are really cool — but they also have an alarming side effect.

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A Startup Has Unlocked a Way to Make Cheap Insulin | WIRED

Houston-based rBIO has invented a new process to churn out insulin at higher yields using custom-made bacteria.

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How Lifting Your Legs up Against the Wall Can Calm Your Mind and Reduce Stress

Looking for a simple yet effective way to relax after a busy day? Tired after an intense workout or long run? Legs-up-the-wall pose may be the answer, writes Sonam Nundoochan.

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The Cost of Freeing Drinking Water from ‘Forever Chemicals’

The EPA is set to limit PFAS in drinking water to barely detectable levels. Can water utilities meet the standard?

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Are EVs Actually Environmentally Friendly?

Much depends on what part of the electric car’s life cycle we’re talking about.

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The Quest to Ban the Best Raincoats in the World - Heatmap News

Why Patagonia, REI, and just about every other gear retailer are going PFAS-free.

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Psychology is improving brain health and aging

Researchers are developing new interventions that can help prevent, identify, and manage cognitive decline.

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How Awe Can Help Us Through Tough Times

A new study suggests that feeling connected to something larger than ourselves can help us to find meaning, even in suffering.

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How to Stop Post-Nasal Drip, According to Doctors

Whether you have a cold, allergies, or acid reflux, figuring out your trigger is key.

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How to Train for Long-Term Success

The new science of skill acquisition can help coaches and athletes get more out of their workouts

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    Seven Tips for Finding Happiness at Work

    The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, so you might as well try and enjoy it.

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    Making digital interventions accessible and affordable

    Psychologists are advocating for reimbursements for digital therapeutics—apps that can treat, manage, or prevent mental health conditions.

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    How to Start Camping: A Beginner’s Guide

    Everything you need to know to go on your first camping trip, including where to go, what to pack, and how to make the perfect S’more.

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    Are You Ruminating Too Much? Here’s What to Do About It

    The difference between overthinking and persistent rumination, why venting makes things worse, and how to finally stop dwelling on the past.

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    Will Covid-19 mask mandates return? | The Week

    With Covid-19 cases rising, some institutions are choosing to reimpose mask mandates. Conservatives aren't happy.

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    When Is a Workout Finished? 4 Signs You’ve Trained Hard Enough, Explained

    Don’t know when to leave the gym? Here’s how to tell when you’ve done ‘enough’ exercise.

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    Here’s How Much of Your Daily Diet Should Come From Processed Foods

    Energy gels and packaged snacks are convenient, but what do they mean for your heart health?

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    10 Signs of Heart Failure You Should Never Ignore, According to Doctors

    Shortness of breath, leg swelling, and weight gain could all be signs of trouble.

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    How to tell your network you caught Covid-19 - Vox

    Highly transmissible Covid-19 variants are surging again. Here’s how to be your own contact tracer if you get sick.

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    Humans Could Live up to 150 Years

    A study counts blood cells and footsteps to predict a hard limit to our longevity.

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    Sometimes your therapist needs their own therapist – and that’s a good thing | Gill Straker and Jacqui Winship | The

    Supervision for psychotherapists can play a vital role in illuminating relational blind spots that may be affecting the therapeutic process

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    Why we get conned and how to avoid it, with Daniel Simons, PhD, and Christopher Chabris, PhD

    Daniel Simons, PhD, and Christopher Chabris, PhD, talk about the cognitive habits that put us at risk of believing lies, and what we can do to protect ourselves.

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    The Rise of ‘Trauma Dumping’, and How to Handle It When a Friend Overshares

    “Trauma dumping” is something we should all be wary of in our friendships, according to psychologists. So how can we be good friends while protecting our mental health?

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    The Many Paths to Better Mental Health

    Dive in to Pocket’s curated guides to feeling better about yourself, managing stress, and finding healthy ways to add meaning to your life.

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    Be Kind, and Be Happier - The Atlantic

    How to break the negative feedback loop that can make us act mean

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    The 18 Best State Parks in the U.S. - Outside Online

    Some 7,000 U.S. state parks protect 14 million acres of diverse lands. Here are some of our best state parks from coast to desert.

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    What We Know and Don’t Know About Long Covid

    Three years on, we are still only beginning to understand one of the most mysterious and enduring challenges of the pandemic.

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    Can Good Coworkers Save Us From Job Burnout? - JSTOR Daily

    Maintaining healthy and good relationships with coworkers may help mitigate the risks of workplace burnout.

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    Which type of eye doctor should you choose? : Shots - Health News : NPR

    Optometrists are lobbying for more leeway to treat patients — and physicians' groups are pushing back. But it's more than a turf war, both sides say, as they explain why patients' vision is at stake.

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    Save Your Skin: How You Shower Matters More Than When, Dermatologists Say

    Showering in the morning or at night is a personal preference, dermatologists say. For skin health and hygiene, focus more on how you do it.

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    Fat, Sugar, Salt ... You’ve Been Thinking About Food All Wrong | WIRED

    Scientists are asking tough questions about the health effects of ultra-processed diets. The answers are complicated—and surprising.

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    I Cold-Plunged Every Day for a Month—Here’s What I Learned - Outside Online

    One yoga teacher immersed herself in freezing water for 31 days. Here’s her advice for how you can do it, too.

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    A Lazy Person’s Guide to Happiness

    Find the right environment, and very little effort is necessary.

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    To mask or not to mask? COVID-19 experts share their advice : NPR

    NPR asked COVID-19 experts how we should keep weighing risk as we enter the fourth year of the pandemic.

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    988 suicide lifeline sees big boost in calls its first months : Shots - Health News : NPR

    The 3-digit suicide and crisis lifeline – 988 – fielded nearly half a million more calls, texts and chats in its first 5 months than the old 10-digit Lifeline did during the same time in 2021.

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    Laughter science: Scientists track why we laugh when others do - The Washington Post

    Scientists have yet to definitively find a funny bone, but they are revealing nuances about the laugh impulse.

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    Last orders: how we fell out of love with alcohol | Alcohol | The Guardian

    More and more young people are choosing not to drink. But what would society be like without alcohol? And could a new alcohol substitute really give us a risk-free buzz?

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    Crying: My radical plan to get rid of my worst tendency in 2023.

    The produce aisle, my local bar, and seat 15C on a recent flight had no idea what hit them.

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    Suicide prevention gets a new lifeline

    Psychologists remain on the forefront of suicide prevention, serving as critical first responders and training nonpsychologists to help meet the need

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    Strengthen your heart, bones – and maybe even your brain: a beginner’s guide to weight training at any age | Fitness

    A resistance workout is not just about adding muscle: it can bring a host of other proven benefits as well. So what is stopping you?

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    When should you eat? It’s just as important as what you eat. | National Geographic

    We crave food at night—which made sense back when humans only cared about surviving the day. But science shows that to live longer, healthier lives, we need to...

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    This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You're In Back-To-Back Meetings | HuffPost Life

    You can actually see stress levels spike in people's brainwaves when their work schedules are packed.

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      Where Pain Lives

      Fixing chronic back pain is possible only when patients understand how much it is produced by the brain, not the spine.

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      AM or PM: When is the best time to exercise? - Big Think

      Morning, afternoon, or night: When is the best time to exercise? Scientists have extensively studied this question. Here's what they found.

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      9 Hard-Earned Lessons From 365 Days Of Sobriety | British Vogue

      What really happens when you give up drinking? Writer CJ Thurlow reflects on a year of sobriety, and the challenges she faced.

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      Almonds Are Out. Dairy Is a Disaster. So What Milk Should We Drink?

      A glass of dairy milk produces almost three times more greenhouse gas than any plant-based milk. But vegan options have drawbacks of their own.

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      Student mental health is in crisis. Campuses are rethinking their approach

      Amid massive increases in demand for care, psychologists are helping colleges and universities embrace a broader culture of well-being and better equipping faculty to support students in need.

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      How the White House nutrition conference may tackle Americans' unhealthy diets : Shots - Health News : NPR

      The way many Americans eat is fueling chronic disease. Here are seven big ideas from the White House's upcoming nutrition conference for how to improve Americans' diets.

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      3 Simple Habits That Can Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline

      These three habits help your body, and also have a positive impact on your brain.

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      The 9 Safest Seafood Options

      The health benefits of eating seafood are well known, but so are the health risks. In stark contrast to the healthy lean protein and variety of vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids found in fish is the threat of contamination with metals, chemicals,

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      Stop drinking, keep reading, look after your hearing: a neurologist’s tips for fighting memory loss and Alzheimer’s

      When does forgetfulness become something more serious? And how can we delay or even prevent that change? We talk to brain expert Richard Restak

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      How Polio Crept Back Into the U.S. — ProPublica

      U.S. public health agencies generally don’t test wastewater for signs of polio. That may have given the virus time to circulate silently before it paralyzed a New York man.

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      8 Natural Ways to Repel Insects Without Bug Spray

      You don’t need a can full of DEET to keep ticks and mosquitoes at bay in a survival situation.

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      988 Lifeline Dialing Code Launches

      On July 16, 2022, the dialing code 988 will become available across the US to route callers to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network.

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      The Fascinating Science Behind What Causes Freckles | Allure

      Nobody is born with freckles. So why do some people get them — and how? Julia Guerra, longtime freckle owner, goes on a mission to find out the genetic and environmental causes of freckles.

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      Why Am I Always Cold? This Is Why Some People Feel the Cold More Than Others

      Ever find you can’t stop shivering? This is why you always feel cold, no matter what the weather outside.

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      What to Do When You Never Feel Good Enough

      Are you stuck in constant self-judgment? In a new book, a clinical psychologist suggests a better way to feel good about yourself.

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      Why Staring at Screens Is Making Your Eyeballs Elongate—and How to Stop It

      How much extra time on screen have you had recently? It may be causing nearsightedness—but there’s hope for reversing it.

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      Does turmeric’s reputation translate into real health benefits? | Medical research | The Guardian

      Clinical trials show that curcumin, present in the spice, may help fight osteoarthritis and other diseases, but there’s a catch – bioavailability, or how to get it into the blood

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      Why is it so hard to control our appetites? A doctor’s struggles with giving up sugar | Health & wellbeing | The G

      The long read: We’ve become convinced that if we can eat more healthily, we will be morally better people. But where does this idea come from?

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      How Sugar Affects the Brain, According to a Neuroscience Expert

      Not surprisingly, you need sugar to function—but cravings are actually a result of too much.

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      How The Pandemic Is Changing Our Bodies

      Whether it’s your eyes, skin, teeth, or something else, the pandemic is having an impact on bodies that has nothing to do with COVID.

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      Nature Can Be as Engaging as Video Games — How to Help Kids Fall in Love With the Outdoors

      You don’t need to go to a national park to help your kids fall in love with nature; a walk around the block can be enough. Tech also doesn’t have to be the enemy. Instead, use it as a tool to enhance their awe.

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      To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

      To be consistently productive and manage stress better, we must strengthen our skill in attention management.

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      4 Glute Stretches You Should Do Every Day to Run Faster and Avoid Injury

      Your glutes are your primary source of power on the run. Show them a little love with these moves.

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      Why You Should Upgrade Your Face Mask to an N95

      Omicron is now everywhere, but many Americans who want to manage their risk of catching or spreading COVID-19 are still using cloth masks, rather than far more effective N95 or KN95 respirators. Dr. Abaar Karan explains why it’s time to upgrade.

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      How to Work Out for Your Mental Health

      Get physically fit while also paying mind to anxiety and depression.

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      Rethinking Loneliness: Singledom and the Stigma of Solitude

      How the rise of single Americans is reshaping society—and they way we view and experience solitude.

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      Why mental health breaks are so important when working from home

      As we enter a new year of working from home, we explore why mental health breaks during the working day are more important now than ever.

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      Walking for Fitness: What Muscles Does Walking Work?

      Walking does great things for your mental health and cardiovascular fitness, but did you know that a good walk can also help you build the muscles in your legs and abs?

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      This Protein Could Boost Brain Function without Exercise - Scientific American

      Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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      Burn, baby, burn: the new science of metabolism | Health & wellbeing | The Guardian

      Losing weight may be tough, but keeping it off, research tells us, is tougher – just not for the reasons you might think

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      What Is Compassion Fatigue?

      Here’s how to retain your humanity even if you’re feeling burned out. 

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      The tangled history of mRNA vaccines

      Hundreds of scientists had worked on mRNA vaccines for decades before the coronavirus pandemic brought a breakthrough.

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      How a 'tragically flawed' paradigm has derailed the science of obesity

      So little progress has been made against obesity and type 2 diabetes because the field has been laboring under the wrong paradigm.

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      The Delta Variant Has Warped Our Risk Perception | WIRED

      Gone are the easy, thoughtless choices of hot vax summer. Making decisions that balance safety and sanity just got a lot more complicated.

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      Should you eat before a workout? It depends...

      First consider what you’re training for, as your goal could influence whether to eat before or not.

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      Longevity Linked to Proteins That Calm Overexcited Neurons

      New research makes a molecular connection between the brain and aging — and shows that overactive neurons can shorten life span.

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      The Definitive Superfood Ranking

      It seems like everything in the grocery store is labeled "super." We dove into which foods are actually proven, by science, to be good for you and which ones are all hype.

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      When Covid Hit, I Started Walking 20,000 Steps a Day. It’s Changed My Life

      Setting a daily goal made me fitter, boosted my mood and allowed me to explore parts of New York I’d never seen before.

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      Here’s How to Get Stronger After 50

      You don’t have to lift less as you get older—you just have to make a few adjustments to your training.

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      Mask wearers are “dramatically less likely” to get a severe case of Covid-19

      When people wear masks, they can still get infected, but they’re more likely to have milder symptoms.

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      Anxiety From The Covid-19 Pandemic Could Be Making Eating Disorders Worse

      A new international survey of those with eating disorders found that symptoms were worsening, even in those who had previously been stable and in remission, over Covid-19.

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      Big Health study shows digital CBT for insomnia also improves depression symptoms | 2020-08-18 | BioWorld

      Big Health’s digital therapeutic Sleepio may not only improve insomnia but also reduce symptoms of depression, a study to be published Aug. 19 in the Journal of Sleep Research shows. Sleepio is a fully automated digital sleep improvement program designe

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      Engaging With The Arts Is Related To Greater Wellbeing (But It’s Not Entirely Clear Why) – Research Digest

      By Emma Young. People who attended live arts events were particularly likely to show greater wellbeing, but the direction of effects needs to be untangled.

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      Using Hypnosis to Regulate Your Sleep + Hormones - Healing Hormones Podcast

      Dr. Dyan Haspel-Johnson is a psychologist and hypnosis expert, and she joins us today to discuss hypnosis—specifically, how you can use it to regulate your sleep and hormones. We talk about what hypnosis is, how it is different from meditation, and how

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      Here’s How Long-Distance Runners Are Different From The Rest Of Us – Research Digest

      By Emily Reynolds. Ultrarunners are more resilient and better at reframing situations in a positive way, although direction of effects is unclear.

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      Dementia: negative thinking linked with more rapid cognitive decline, study indicates

      Our study found that people who had higher repetitive negative thinking patterns experienced more cognitive decline over a four-year period.

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      Why Suicide Rates Among Millennials Are Rising - The Atlantic

      Suicides and overdoses among young adults were already skyrocketing before the pandemic started. Now experts fear that the situation is going to get even worse.

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      Lisa Victoria - Healthy Mind, Body & Energy

      Lisa Victoria inspires others to create the change they desire. She works with both individuals and corporate companies to realise their potential. When people are thinking good, feeling good, their behaviour changes and everything around them. Expect inc

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      Smile For Your Stomach: Happiness May Guard Against Deadly Gut Infections - Study Finds

      Researchers say that serotonin, the brain chemical responsible for feelings of happiness, may be able to prevent deadly stomach infections.

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      Compassion and Healing as We Move Forward | Dr. Dyan

      These 2 simple principles can support compassion and healing for couples, families, workers, and in issues of race, gender, and spirituality.

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      Why You Can't Think Your Way Out of Trauma | Psychology Today

      Feeling stuck in talk therapy? Learning to listen the body's wisdom can make all the difference in the world.

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      Understanding How We Respond to Stress Is Key to Improving Our Mental Well-being

      Taking steps to improve our mental well-being is critical in this time of uncertainty and beyond.

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      Gradual Hearing Loss “Reorganises” Brain’s Sensory Areas And Impairs Memory (In Mice) – Research Digest

      By Emma Young. If processes are mirrored in humans, finding could help explain why hearing loss raises risk of Alzheimer's.

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      High Doses Of Vitamin D Cannot Prevent Nor Treat COVID-19, Study Warns

      Reports are claiming that lots of vitamin D (higher than 4000IU/d) can help fight off COVID-19 and stop the virus from manifesting severe symptoms.

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      Autoimmunity On The Rise In The U.S., Especially Among Teens - Study Finds

      A recent study led by scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reveals that autoimmunity is on the rise in the US.

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      New AI Algorithm Identifies Alzheimer's Disease, Predicts Risk For Disease - Study Finds

      An international research team led by Boston University researchers created an artificial intelligence computer algorithm that may solve this problem.

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      The Coronavirus Pandemic: Living With Consistent Low-Grade Anxiety

      Seven weeks into the coronavirus pandemic, one working dad reflects on the challenge of excess stress and the loss of cherished rituals.

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      Study: Patients Low In Vitamin D Twice As Likely To Develop Severe COVID-19 Symptoms - Study Finds

      A new study conducted at Northwestern University has concluded that vitamin D may be an essential ingredient to protecting oneself from the coronavirus.

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      Waiting for Sleep: Did Insomnia Prepare You for This? | Dr. Dyan

      Waiting for sleep has taught you important tools that can help you to deal with covid-19. And understanding more about waiting can support better rest.

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      Study of Loneliness in a Senior Housing Community Points to Risk and Potential Protective Factors | Brain & Behavior

      At a moment when protective measures such as “shelter-in-place” and “self-quarantine” have become commonplace in many of the world’s major cities, a newly published study on loneliness sheds light on a phenomenon that many millions of people exp

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      COVID-19: 'Striking' Rates of Anxiety, Depression in HCPs

      A significant proportion of healthcare workers treating patients exposed to COVID-19 have symptoms of depression, anxiety, and trouble sleeping.

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      Vitamin D May Extend Lifespans Of Cancer Patients, Study Finds

      Vitamin D is well-known for its bone-strengthening properties, but it may be even more critical to our health than believed.

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      Study finds skipping breakfast is linked to a greater risk of depressive symptoms

      Workers who omit breakfast show a heightened risk of depressive symptoms, according to a study published in Psychiatry Research. Depression is a ...

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      Study Ties Brain Inflammation to Several Types of Dementia | Health News | US News

      US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics, business, health, and education.

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      MIT Study: Washing Hands Thoroughly Key To Slowing Outbreaks, Especially At Airports - Study Finds

      It can seem like an insignificant gesture in the face of everything that's been happening in the world, but according to a recent MIT study, the power to make difference is quite literally in the palm of your hand.

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      Seniors Who Walk For 30 Minutes Daily Cut Risk Of Death From Any Cause - Study Finds

      Two new studies agree that staying active is perhaps the best way for older adults to live longer is to walk every day well into their golden years.

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      How You Can Use Sleep to Fight Back Against Corona Virus | Psychology Today

      By getting a full night of sleep, we help our bodies best fight back against potential threats.

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      Fat Around Arteries May Keep Blood Vessels Healthy, Surprising Study Reveals

      Fat located around an arterymay actually be a good thing. That's the surprising conclusion of a recent study that focused on blood vessel health.

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      Stop & Smell The Roses: Visiting Nature Benefits Your Health - And The Planet's Too! - Study Finds

      It can be difficult for city dwellers to find the time for nature, but a new study finds making some room for greenery will do a world of good for not only your own well-being, but the planet as well.

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      Exposure to air pollution increases violent crime rates -- ScienceDaily

      Breathing dirty air can make you sick. But according to new research, it can also make you more aggressive. That's the conclusion from a set of studies recently authored by Colorado State University researchers. The team found strong links between short-t

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      Playing Golf Just Once A Month May Lower Risk Of Death In Older Adults - Study Finds

      Fore! Researchers say that going for a round of golf at least once per month can lower an older adult's overall risk of death.

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      15 Creative Ways to Move Your Body When You Don’t Have Time to Go to the Gym

      These strategies will help you live a more active lifestyle when you have a busy schedule.

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      Listen Up! Following A Healthy Diet Can Lower Your Risk Of Hearing Loss - Study Finds

      A new study reveals a simple strategy that may effectively reduce one's risk of suffering from hearing loss as the years go on: eating well!

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      Want To Lower Your Risk Of Heart Attack? Try Walking Or Cycling To Work If You Can - Study Finds

      A study by two former Olympic athletes suggests that walking or cycling to work on a daily basis may lower one's risk of suffering a heart attack.

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      Seniors Who Have Relations Regularly Are More Content In Their Lives - Study Finds

      Even in our senior years, having sex regularly -- or even just fooling around -- can significantly improve wellbeing and contentment in life, a new study finds.

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      Birth Control Pills May Be Shrinking A Vital Brain Region In Women, Study Finds

      A disconcerting new study finds that birth control pills may actually impact the size or even shrink a portion of women's brains.

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      Stress, Inflammation and Microbes: A Moody Trinity | Psychology Today

      Psychological stress affects your immune system and can make you moody and depressed. Fortunately, there are tricks to boost your resilience and make you feel better.

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      The Best Essential Oils For Perimenopause

      The best essential oils for perimenopause, including peppermint, clary sage, and geranium.

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