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Why Depression and Heart Disease Might be Connected

Why Depression and Heart Disease Might be Connected

On the surface, it may seem that the only thing that heart disease and depression have in common is their pervasiveness among the American public. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 26.5 million non-institutionalized adults ...

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Glued to the Couch? Some Reasons to Get Outside

Glued to the Couch? Some Reasons to Get Outside

Be honest – you probably don’t spend all that much time outside, right? Well, you’re not alone; a 2008 study by found that Americans were spending much less time enjoying nature than in previous decades. Published in the journal Proceedings ...

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Can Getting a Massage be Good for Your Health?

Can Getting a Massage be Good for Your Health?

Massages are generally thought of as a technique for helping the body to relax. Judging by the amount of money Americans spend on them, it seems that massages are very effective in helping customers unwind. The American Massage Therapy Association ...

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Why Excessive Stress is Bad For Your Health

Why Excessive Stress is Bad For Your Health

No matter what your life is like, there’s a very good chance you’ll have to deal with stress at some point or another. While research has shown that adult stress levels have declined somewhat in recent years, a 2012 survey ...

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6 Ways to Naturally Release Endorphins

6 Ways to Naturally Release Endorphins

You may have heard the word “endorphins” mentioned before, usually in reference to positive mood swings. Endorphins can be simply described as hormones produced by the brain that bring about feelings of joy and pleasure. They can also reduce pain ...

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The Link Between Work-Related Stress and Stroke

The Link Between Work-Related Stress and Stroke

Though it pays well, coaching in the National Football League is hardly a walk in the park. NFL coaches burn the candle at both ends during the work week, pouring over scouting reports, reviewing film and supervising practices. When Sunday ...

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What Being Left-Handed Might Say About You

What Being Left-Handed Might Say About You

It’s a statistical fact that most of the people reading this article are right-handed. Because of this, it’s difficult to imagine what the world is like for those who use their left hand for everyday activities. Everything from writing to ...

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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

If you’ve watched professional football in recent years, you’ve probably noticed that during some games players wear pink on their cleats, wristbands and other parts of their uniforms. The purpose of these uniform changes is to call attention to Breast Cancer Awareness ...

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