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Alzheimer’s More Common Than Breast Cancer in Older Women

Older women are nearly twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as they are to get breast cancer, according to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association. Approximately one in…

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Give Yourself a Spring Break

When I was in school, one of the best things about spring was the break. After months of being stuck indoors studying, there was nothing I wanted more than a…

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6 Tips for Navigating Romantic Relationships When You’re Not at Your Best

For many of us, romantic relationships tend to be by far the most challenging kind of relationships of all. When we are at our best, they can require a lot…

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Could You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Looking out of my office window on this cold January day, I see gray skies and snow piled up in the New York City streets. For some, this kind of…

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At-Home Test Could Detect Early Signs of Dementia

A brief at-home test newly designed by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center may be able to detect early signs of dementia. The test, which can be…

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Take Part in World Intervention Day

If I can do it – you can too; help someone you care about, love even, take a step to getting better from what ails them. In my non-profit life, I…

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Avoid Emotional Shopping

Before you head out to the mall this holiday season, remember to think before you buy. The act of shopping can create powerful feelings very similar to those experienced in…

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Do You Have Hidden Stressors?

Many of us tend to associate stress with things like personal relationships, finances, physical health, family issues, work issues and important life events. However, other issues that are completely unconscious…

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You Wanted to Know: Hyperthyroidism or Anxiety?

Anxious, shaky, tired and irritable? A lot of people (doctors included) might write these common complaints off as being due to too much stress or too little sleep. But if…

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Today’s Headlines: Depression, Show Tunes and Diabetic Breathalyzers

Clinical depression may accelerate aging process, study says: Severe depression may actually speed cellular aging, a new study reports. From studying the white blood cells of over 2,400 Dutch study…

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