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What Can Happen to a Marriage When a Wife Gets Sick

‘Til death do us part' is a popular marital promise that couples are finding it increasingly difficult to keep, especially when ‘In sickness and in health' becomes a reality. Nearly 6,300 divorces …

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How Trust and Forgiveness Can Help You Age Better

Older adults are often portrayed as crotchety, cranky and mistrustful. These pervasive stereotypes are not only untrue, they may also be harmful, says a new paper published in the journal Social Psych…

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Eat Your Way to a Better Brain

Conscientious dieters could potentially decrease their risk for developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent, according to a new study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzh…

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Chronic Fatigue: Is it All in Your Head?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been a topic of great controversy in the medical community for decades. One of the most confusing aspects of the condition (also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis o…

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5 Good Reasons to Get Off the Couch

Spring is nearly here -- bringing with it the hope of milder temperatures, the return of songbirds, and the beginning of new life for many species of plants and animals. The season of renewal is al…

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This 109-Year-Old is Helping Penguins Survive Oil Spills

At 109 years old, Alfred Date is Australia's oldest person, but his centenarian status isn't stopping him from giving back to some of the country's tiniest residents. Thanks to the superior knitting s…

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The World’s Oldest Person Has a Birthday Today

Today—Thursday, March 5, 2015—is Misao Okawa’s 117th birthday. The daughter of kimono merchants, Okawa was fittingly wearing a pink cherry blossom kimono during a recent birthday celebration in her…

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Why Rejection Hurts More When You’re Depressed

Anyone who’s ever encountered clinical depression (either in themselves, or in a loved one) knows that a depressed person can't just "get over it" when someone else rejects or ridicules them. New rese…

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How Anger Harms Your Heart

Have you ever gotten so enraged at work that you actually gritted your teeth in frustration? Did your last disagreement with your partner cause you to ball your fists in fury and leave the room? As…

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These Are The Only 3 Supplements I’ll Take

Years ago, I got carried away with all the hoopla surrounding the benefits of over-the-counter vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements. I was already taking some of them. Then, a new nutritionis…

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