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Learning to Relax When You’re on Vacation

Summer is finally here, which probably also means you’ve been planning some sort of a vacation for a while. I like to try and make a trip of some sort…

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New Research Comes Closer to Understanding the Causes of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a debilitating mental illness that strikes young and middle-aged people in the prime of their life and often leaves them unable to work or function effectively in society….

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Stress Management Skills Stick Around for the Long Haul

The increased pace of modern life probably has you feeling more than just a little stressed on a regular basis. Chronic and sometimes even deadly illness can strike unexpectedly, adding…

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Getting Ready to Spring Forward

While the weather hasn’t been that great in New York as of late, hints of spring are already upon us. The weather is starting to warm up and daylight savings…

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Why Eating Disorders Are Concerning No Matter Who You Are

Over the years that I’ve been doing the show, I’ve had a number of guests who have come to bravely share their struggles with eating disorders. I’ve always been struck…

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Your Brain May Signal Depression or Anxiety Years Before They Appear

Mental illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that those with mental illness live with it for 27 years on…

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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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The Effect of Seeing Skinny Models in Magazines? It’s Complicated

The cover of any magazine you pick up at the store will probably have a perfect-looking model on the cover. She’s thin and fit, vibrant and healthy, wrinkle- and jiggle-free….

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As Many as 20% of Schizophrenia Cases May Be Related to Toxoplasmosis

Most have only heard of the little parasite Toxoplasma gondii in the context of cats and pregnant women. If you’ve been pregnant, you may have heard your doctor tell you…

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4 Tips to Making Behavior Changes That Stick

Whether you want to lose weight, save money or get more sleep, you’re going to have to change your current behavior to achieve your goal. Most people only think about…

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