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Love Matters: 2 Heartfelt Studies Tell Us Why

When you take away the flowers and chocolate, Valentine’s Day really is something special: a whole day devoted to telling…

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Being in Nature Soothes the Brain

Writer—and city dweller—Florence Williams recently agreed to a unique experiment: she headed into the wilderness with cognitive psychologist Dr. David…

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Need a Good Reason to Get Out More? Being Social Benefits Your Gut

Listen up, introverts! Here is something you may want to consider. Not only have previous studies linked frequent social interaction…

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Go Ahead, Hit Snooze: 2 New Studies Tout the Benefits of Sleep

Nowadays it seems the busier our lives get, the more we put off getting a good night’s rest. But countless…

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Is Stress Wiping Out Your Good Bacteria?

More than 100 trillion microbes live and work in harmony inside the human body (mainly in the gut) to help…

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Early Exercise Bolsters Gut Bacteria, Improves Health Later

According to a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder, being physically active in our early years may benefit…

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4 Good Reasons to Keep a Daily Food Journal

Whether you are trying to maintain a healthy weight, maintaining a balanced gut, or simply make healthier choices about what…

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Men’s Brains Age More Quickly. Here’s Why it Matters.

When it comes to brain health as we get older, it seems there may be some advantages to being a…

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4 Simple Tips to Help Manage Stress

During the holiday season and throughout the year, managing stress is important to your emotional well-being as well as your…

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Loneliness Linked to Illness, Premature Death in Seniors

Can feeling lonely put our health at risk? It would seem so, according to a recent study conducted by researchers…

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5 Quick Holiday Health Tips to the Rescue

Hard at work on your holiday to-do list? Just remember the most important gift we can give ourselves this season…

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Why Certain Neighborhoods are Better for Heart Health

You may have noticed more ‘walkable’ neighborhoods showing up in your community—those designed to encourage more foot traffic (or the…

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What Does Your Work Say about Your Waistline?

Researchers in Australia recently looked beyond diet and exercise to see if something else may be contributing to weight gain…

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5 Fast Facts about Fish Oil

Ever wonder why so many health experts recommend eating more fish? The answer has to do with the beneficial fatty…

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New Study Will Look at Gut Brain Connection in Reverse

We know from previous studies that differences in gut bacteria can affect our mood, our behavior, and even the way…

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