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How a Hot Temper Can Damage Your Health

As you get older, excessive anger could up your risk of chronic illness, a new study finds.

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Greater Life Satisfaction Is Tied to This Major Belief

If you believe in the idea of “oneness,” you’re likely to be happier, according to this new study published by the American Psychological Association. But what does that mean, exactly?

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Study Finds Surprising New Anti-Aging Trick

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to channel your younger self.

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Healthier Heart Challenge: Release Your Stress

In week five of the challenge, we look at the best ways to relieve and eliminate stress that can improve your heart health.

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Why Grieving Spouses Who Can't Sleep May Have More Health Problems

Research shows that stressful situations such as the loss of a loved one can lead to chronic inflammation and result in serious adverse effects on health.

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The Link Between Herpes and Alzheimer’s: What You Should Know

Alzheimer's and the herpes virus may seem like unlikely partners, but they may have more in common than scientists once thought.