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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Seniors: Why Avoiding these Medications May Benefit the Brain

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine believe they may be one step closer to determining why a widely…

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Green Spaces Linked to Longer Lifespan, Better Mental Health in Women

A walk in the woods. A stroll through a city park. How often have you lost yourself in nature and…

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Does that Burger Come with a Side of Harmful Chemicals?

If it really is true that you are what you eat, it may be time for Americans to stop and…

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Stress Puts Men at Greater Risk for Depression

We often hear that men and women are “wired” differently, and those differences impact how we respond to certain situations.…

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