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This is your brain. This is your brain on…stress. A twist on the famous 1980s anti-drug commercial might show someone misplacing her keys, doing poorly on a test, or forgetting someone’s name. While our bodies are built to withstand short-term stress, chronic stress is a different story. Among ... Read more
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You got the ABCs down decades ago, but you may want to brush up on D. Vitamin D, that is. If you’ve had your level tested and your doctor has recommended a vitamin D3 supplement (in addition to getting 15 minutes of sunshine on exposed skin per day), you’re in good company. Many Americans don’t ... Read more
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Donning pj’s, brushing teeth, and dimming lights are a good start. But to really get your relaxation on before bed, turn upside down. Legs Up the Wall pose —exactly what it sounds like — is a gentle inversion that calms the nervous system. “By actively disengaging the body mechanics required for ... Read more

You win some, you lose some, as the saying goes. But sometimes losing is a very good thing. In a recent study of people with obesity, dropping as little as 5 percent of body weight was shown to improve insulin sensitivity and reduce risk of diabetes and heart disease. For a person who weighs 200 ... Read more
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We know it’s easy to write off deep breathing as some kind of how-to-book hocus-pocus. But there’s real science here. Taking a deep breath through your nose triggers the release of nitric oxide, which has a calming effect and opens up your blood vessels. (Think about why this helps. When your b ... Read more
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