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The Beverage That Could Reduce Your Risk of Depression

Feeling hopeless, despondent, guilty, unaccountably sad ... depression manifests itself in myriad ways. Often, it goes undiagnosed, and the consequences can be heartbreaking. About 9 percent of Ame…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, I’ve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health. Here are 9: 1.  They are high in vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the c…

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3 Unexpected Therapies to Improve Mood

When you’re feeling in the dumps, you may put on a song you really like, go out for a jog, or gulp some of your favorite hot cocoa to counteract the negativity. But there are many more ways to improve…

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4 Breathing Techniques to Ease Anxiety

Controlled breathing techniques can help you calm your mind and even ease the physical symptoms of anxiety. Next time you're stressed, try these breathing techniques! Related: Yoga for Concentra…

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Not Motivated to Exercise? Blame Your Brain

If you can’t find the time or motivation to exercise, blame your brain. Scientists from Seattle Children’s Research Institute have pinpointed the area of the brain that motivates people to exercise…

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10 Toxic Ingredients Lurking in Common Perfumes and Colognes

Consumers are snubbing their noses at high-priced fragrances and celebrity-endorsed perfumes and colognes, according to the most recent financial reporting. On Tuesday, Elizabeth Arden reported the wo…

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Robin Williams’ Final Act Could Save Millions of Lives

He's played nearly every role in the books: a larger-than-life cartoon genie, a grown-up Peter Pan, a divorcee who resorts to cross-dressing to win his wife back, a quirky alien, an inspiring English …

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How Much Sleep Do We Actually Need?

You’re watching late night TV and you feel guilty because you know you have to rise and shine for work at 7 am.  You tell yourself all you really need is 5 or 6 hours of shut-eye. But is that enough f…

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Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

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