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Can Healthy Fats Help You Eat Better?

When it comes down to it, choosing the right foods is simpler than you may think. In fact, at the…

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Silence Isn’t Just Golden, It’s Good for You

True silence isn’t easy to find in our modern world. Here in the United States, your best bet may be…

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Need a Quick Mood Boost? Gobble Some Fruits & Veggies

Would you eat more fruits and vegetables if you knew they would make you happier? Believe it or not, that’s…

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Simple Daily Stretches May Help Ease Menopause Symptoms

Although menopause is a natural transition that happens to all women, the symptoms that go along with it—including hot flashes,…

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Is Your Working Environment Bad for Your Brain?

Results of a new study show that an unclean and uninspiring workplace may be bad for brain health—but that a…

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Feeling Stressed? Try a Little Art Therapy

You may have noticed those adult coloring books popping up everywhere, encouraging us to take a break from our hectic…

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Are Obese People More Likely to Crave Sweets?

The older we get, the less we crave sweet foods. In general this is how the science goes, partly because…

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Women and Adults under 35 More Prone to Anxiety Disorders

Many of us experience occasional anxiety about things like work, relationships, and money, but anxiety disorders go deeper, often triggering…

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Report: Next Generation of American Seniors Will Be Sicker

Despite recent improvements in some areas, the next generation of seniors will face significant health challenges and likely be sicker…

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Study Finds Link between High-Fiber Diet and Healthy Aging

Diet and nutrition play an important role in keeping our minds and bodies healthy as we grow older, and that…

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A Busy Lifestyle Benefits Your Brain Later in Life

Does your jam-packed daily calendar sometimes leave you feeling a little frantic? For some people, cramming too much into their…

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Are Toxins Camping Out in Your Tent? Duke Study Uncovers Potential Danger

Camping is a popular vacation activity for many families, but a new study conducted by researchers at Duke University offers…

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Study Finds an Unexpected Link between Fasting and Inflammation

In an effort to better understand the gut-brain connection and its benefits to human health, researchers at the Salk Institute…

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Too Much Fructose Harms the Brain, But Omega-3 DHA May Help

The standard American diet is loaded with fructose. And not the healthy, high-in-fiber, straight-from-the-fruit kind, but the heavily processed kind…

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Are Happiness and Health Connected? Harvard Researchers Aim to Find Out

“We’re going to be trying to see if the old adage that happiness makes you healthier is true,” says Professor…

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