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How to Prevent and Reduce Loneliness After Age 50

People tend to perceive aging as a slow, miserable decline into decrepitude and loneliness; the friends and family you grew up with getting ill and dying, one by one. But new research from Brunel Univ…

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Why Bookworms Make Great Companions

Have you ever included “avid reader” on your list of qualities that you are seeking from a partner?…Well, maybe you should. Research has suggested that readers, namely readers of fiction, make bett…

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The Science Behind a Happy Relationship

When you're in love, it may seem like there's just no room in your emotionally-zapped brainsphere for scientific scrutiny. But alas, when your relationship starts to go a little south or north or upsi…

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Is There a Connection Between Birth Control and Crohn’s Disease?

About 2 in 1,000 adults in the U.S. have Crohn's disease, a long-term inflammation of the small or large intestine. Doctors don't know for sure what causes the disease, but they know that women are mo…

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4 Myths About Self-Love, Busted

We hear a lot these days about self-love. For the most part, this is fantastic. A lot of us have been made to feel like there’s something about us that’s not good enough, so the fact that there is a g…

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5 of Science’s Weirdest Theories About Falling in Love

From kindergarten romances to middle-age dating, all life stages are full of lessons about love. We learn from experience and friends’ horror stories, from reading columns and from Mom’s tried-and…

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The Nursing Home Where College Students and Retirees Co-Habitate

Jessica, Onno, Jurien, Jordi, Max and Denise are typical college students: they go to class, hang out with friends and live on a tight budget. But instead of residing in a dorm, they live in the last …

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The One Word Happy Couples Use To Stop Fights Before They Start

Don't let an argument derail positive communication. Have you noticed when you're in conflict with your partner that you tend to go around in circles, often having the same arguments over and over?…

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6 Ways Skimping on Sleep Is Bad for Your Relationship

Before your date night Netflix marathon stretches into the early hours of the morning, keep reading. Skipping even a few hours of sleep can have a major impact not only on your health—expanding your w…

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Depression or Grief? Even Doctors Can’t Tell

Clinical depression can so closely resemble the grieving process that doctors may have trouble distinguishing one from the other in older adults who've lost a spouse, according to new research from th…

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