This Simple Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health

We know from previous studies that spending time in nature benefits our mental health by giving our brains a chance…

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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day + 3 Quick Tips

Over the last 30 years we have seen big improvements in women’s health, including fewer deaths from heart disease, a…

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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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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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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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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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Need a Brain Boost? Get Moving!

Weight management, heart health, muscle and joint health—these are the things that likely come to mind when you think about…

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Staying Active Eases Menopause Symptoms, Study Finds

There may be a simple way for women to lessen some of the unpleasant symptoms that come with menopause: researchers…

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Go Ahead, Hit Snooze: 2 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 research…

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Early Life Stress Affects Gut Microbes, May Lead to Anxiety & Depression

As scientists continue to explore the link between gut bacteria and mental health, Canadian researchers have discovered that stress in…

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Is Your Diet Leading You Toward Depression?

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York have determined that a diet high in refined carbohydrates increases the…

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Omega-3 EPA May Help with Depression, Inflammation

As scientists work to understand more about depressive disorders and their impact on human health, recent studies have uncovered a…

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Research Points to Dietary Changes for a Healthy Gut

Among the more than 100 trillion bacteria swimming around in our bodies (mainly in the digestive tract), there are beneficial…

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Feeling Blue? Walking Outdoors Can Lift Your Mood (Especially You, Ladies)

For many people, the change in seasons can bring on depressive symptoms—especially in fall and winter when colder temperatures and…

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