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Today’s Headlines: Female Bosses, Calorie Labels and Morcellators

Female bosses are more likely than males to be depressed. In many ways, breaking gender norms to get into positions of power can be stressful for women. A new study…

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Possible Mechanism for Multiple Sclerosis Uncovered

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects millions of people across the United States. It has a predilection for younger women and usually first causes symptoms in the…

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Today’s Headlines: Stressful Relationships, Occupations and Mastectomies

Stressful relationships related to cognitive decline. Stressful relationships can take an enormous toll on the mental health and well-being of both members of a couple. But new research has found…

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Stress Affects Women’s Hearts Differently Than Men’s

We all handle stress in different ways. Some of us thrive under a pressing deadline while others crumble under the slightest indication of pressure. But our gender and age may…

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Today’s Headlines: Happy Walking, Gut Bacteria and Texting Pain

Walking like a happy person can make you happy. The way you walk may not seem to reflect how you’re feeling, but it turns out your strike says a lot…

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Aspirin May Not Help If You Haven’t Had a Heart Attack

After starting its life as a painkiller, aspirin has quickly become a go-to drug for those with symptomatic heart disease. It works by blocking the activity of certain proteins that…

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Today’s Headlines: Flu Shot, Vitamin Supplements and Cervical Cancer

The flu shot protects seniors during flu season. While it might seem obvious to say that the flu vaccine protects against the flu, the strain each year is slightly different…

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Blocked Brain Protein Linked to Depression in Mice, Humans

Depression is a global problem. The latest numbers from the WHO rank it first amongst disabling diseases worldwide over other contenders like heart disease, stroke and cancer. That’s because many…

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Today’s Headlines: Eating Ice, Marijuana and Feeling Young

Chewing on ice boosts focus in those who are anemic. Women often become anemic, and doctors have known for some time that this iron deficiency can lead to a strange…

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Alcohol May Not Prevent Heart Disease in All

There’s been a lot of press over the last several years about how alcohol might affect our health for the better. Several studies that have looked at large groups of…

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