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Coping with stress in the time of coronavirus

When facing the challenges presented by the current coronavirus pandemic, feeling stress is a normal reaction. In fact, the experience of feeling stress is useful to alert us to possible danger, and this response dates to the very first humans. Back then, as now, an immediate response to an acute stressor triggers a biological response […]

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US life expectancy up for first time in four years

Credit: CC0 Public Domain US life expectancy is up for the first time in four years, driven by factors including a fall in the rate of fatal drug overdoses and cancer deaths, official statistics showed Thursday. The increase in 2018, the latest year for which data is ready, was marginal: 78.7 years compared to 78.6 […]

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The reason you feel bloated all the time

You’ve been working out like a fiend, watched every bit of food that you’ve eaten, and skipped treats, all in the name of getting into your favorite outfit. It used to fit like a glove, but now… even after you’ve skipped meals, you feel full, and what is with that pooch? “Bloating is normal and […]

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Time with grandkids could boost health and even lifespan

Julie Brogan’s granddaughters, ages 9, 12 and 13, spend part of every summer at her home overlooking Lake Michigan in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. They enjoy paddle boarding, swimming and working on projects in the professional painter’s art studio. Their experiences have mirrored what scientific researchers have found: Spending time with grandchildren can have positive health […]

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The Hottest ‘RHOC’ Bikini Moments of All Time: Pics

The original show in the Bravo franchise, The Real Housewives of Orange County has been on for 14 seasons and counting! As with just about any reality show, over the years it’s had its fair share of drama, in-fighting — and bikinis! Yes, one thing’s for sure: The ladies of sunny California know how to […]

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Want to lose weight? Exercise at the SAME TIME every day

Exercising at the SAME TIME every day is key to losing weight: Scientists discover people are more likely to work out if it becomes a ‘habit’ ‘Consistent exercisers’ worked out for 4.8 days a week and 285 minutes   Compared to 4.4 days and 285 minutes among the ‘inconsistent exercisers’  Once a habit, the ‘attention, effort […]