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Science
Why Walking Makes Us Feel Good
Scientists say each step we take sends a pulse of blood to the brain, leading to an “overall sense of wellbeing.”... READ ON
Medicine
A Blood Test May Help Pinpoint the Right Antidepressant for You
A new study provides additional diagnostic information that could change the way depression is treated.... READ ON
Medicine
New York’s Trans Fat Ban Reduced Heart Attacks and Strokes
Counties that implemented trans fat bans saw a significant decline in heart attacks and strokes compared to counties without bans.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Is Being Double-Jointed Bad for You?
Joint hypermobility can be a natural, if weird, phenomenon, but it can also be a sign of an underlying medical condition.... READ ON
Animals
This Special Highchair Helps a Dog With a Rare Condition Eat Her Food Safely
For most dogs, mealtime is the highlight of their day. But for some, it can be a painful, potentially life-threatening ordeal.... READ ON
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New Research Shows Too Much Time on Facebook Could Be Making You Sad
Your mom was right: Spending more time chatting with friends online than in real life could be negatively affecting your health.... READ ON
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Furry Friends Could Help Prevent Allergies and Obesity in Babies
A study found higher levels of protective bacteria in infants who lived with cats and dogs.... READ ON
Science
French Scientists Are Paying Men $17,000 to Lie in Bed for Two Months
The experiment is meant to mimic the experience of being weightless in space.... READ ON
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ClassPass Members Can Now Stream Video Workouts from Home
Enjoy barre, HIIT, and yoga classes from the comfort of your very own living room.... READ ON
News
Babies in the UK, Canada, Italy, and the Netherlands Cry More
Of the 8700 babies in eight industrialized countries studied, those in Germany, Denmark, and Japan cried least. American babies were in the middle.... READ ON
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6 Mood-Boosting Benefits of Exercise
That feel-good side effect of breaking a sweat isn't imagined.... READ ON
Booze
Yale Students Think They Can Cure Hangovers for Real
SunUp is a supplement you take before you drink that's meant to target some of the root causes of hangovers.... READ ON
Afternoon Map
Which Are the Least Stressed-Out States in America? Check This Map
Feeling stressed? Perhaps you should consider moving to the Midwest.... READ ON
Medicine
Scientists Find a Virus That Can Cause Celiac Disease
The researchers say vaccinating kids against the virus could help prevent new cases of the autoimmune condition.... READ ON
Medicine
Medical Center for New Moms Aims to Treat Postpartum Depression
The clinic is the first of its kind in the U.S.... READ ON
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Time-Restricted Eating: The One Simple Trick That Might Help You Lose Weight
Losing weight might be about when, not what, you eat.... READ ON

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