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Wearable Devices: Useful Medical Insights Or Just More Data?

Do you track your steps with a FitBit or monitor your heart rate with an Apple Watch? Wearable devices are increasingly bought to track and...
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Lead Or Follow: What Sets Leaders Apart?

Leaders are more willing to take responsibility for making decisions that affect the welfare of others. A new study identified the cognitive and neurobiological processes...
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Should You Take Dietary Supplements?

When you reach for that bottle of vitamin C or fish oil pills, you might wonder how well they’ll work and if they’re safe....
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Atlanta Nurse Reunites With Girl She Saved After Near-Drowning

Coming off of a busy night shift, Megan McGarity, a nurse at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, planned to spend her Sunday morning and afternoon catching...
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Food For Thought: How The Brain Reacts To Food

The reason why some people find it so hard to resist finishing an entire bag of chips or bowl of candy may lie with...
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TED Talks: The Logic Of Loving Yourself

Being at peace with yourself can be hard. Start with these helpful TED talks that can guide you in embracing who you are, both...
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How To Boost Your Wellbeing – The Benefits Of A Growth Mindset

Wellbeing has many facets. One theory of wellbeing – set out by Martin Seligman, one of the pioneers of positive psychology, in his 2012...
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Healthier Hearts Equal Healthier Guts

It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what's inside your...
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Mindful Movement May Help Lower Stress, Anxiety

Taking a walk may be a good opportunity to mentally review your to-do list, but using the time to instead be more mindful of...
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Majority Of US Physicians Say They’re Burned Out Or Depressed

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. physicians report feeling burned out, depressed - or both - with one in three physicians admitting that their feelings of...

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