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Birth control pills affect the love hormone

Birth control pills are an effective and safe form of birth control; however, they are associated with a number of side effects, including mood alterations. A recent research study from Aarhus University has shown that women who take birth control pills have a much higher level of the hormone oxytocin, also called the love hormone, […]

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Woman who has never been able to talk tells mum 'I love you'

Heartwarming moment woman, 36, who has NEVER spoken because of a rare brain disease tells her mother ‘I love you’ using device which converts eye movements to words Pauline Worrall, 36, lost her speech age two after Rett syndrome diagnosis She has never been able to communicate with mother Judith – until recently Uses eye-tracking technology to […]

Pet Care

Big Love for One Big Dog: How Lance Found His Match When you see Lance now—coming in at just over 100 lb. with a big, goofy smile and tongue hanging out—you’d never suspect that he’d been anywhere other than with his current family. As Lance, his adopter Brad A., and Brad’s son Brendan all walk to their local park in Long Island City, the trio […]

Health Problems

How phubbing can threaten your love life

(HealthDay)—As helpful as your smartphone is, it’s easy to develop an unhealthy attachment to it, one that can even become an addiction. It also can isolate you from other people. For instance, looking at your phone in social settings keeps you from looking at others, whether loved ones, friends or co-workers, and missing the connection […]

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How Do I Stop Overthinking Once And For All?

Overthinking is like getting a bad pimple—it happens to everyone. Your mum, your sister, your best friend (obviously…you’re the first to hear about it!), they’re all guilty of it. So before I get started, take solace in knowing that you’re not alone in your never-ending “Omg, what if…” thoughts. Especially if you’re the high-achiever type […]

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What Is My Mercury Sign—And Why Does It Matter?

Even if you’re astrology-obsessed, you probably only think of Mercury when it goes retrograde (fair, because yikes). But Mercury doesn’t just determine whether or not you’re going to have a bad day. “In the birth chart, Mercury represents the way you recognise patterns, absorb and process information, and exchange ideas and information with others,” says Narayana Montúfar, […]