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95 8 Behaviors That Create Anxiety (And How To Avoid Having Them) | Our Better Health
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88 Why Running Is Such Perfect Cardio
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There was once a time, just a few decades ago, when few people ran to stay in shape. Today, running is almost synonymous with exercise. If your goal is to be fit and healthy, you’re either a runner or someone who’s planning to start running really soon (promise).

Running has become so popular, in part, because a mountain of evidence suggests it’s great for a long, disease-free life.

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87 Take a Number: Common Nursery Products Send Thousands of Children to Hospitals
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Baby carriers, mattresses, strollers and other fixtures lead to injuries and emergency room visits for some 66,000 young children a year, a study finds. www.nytimes.com/2017/04/24/...
85 Project Wellness Now | 10 Tips To Stay Optimistic
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A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has concluded that there are many significant associations between increasing levels of optimism and decreasing risks of death from cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease, and infections. www.projectwellnessnow.com/...
83 The Next Gluten
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Two weeks ago, a publicist sent me an early copy of a book that claimed it would change everything I thought I knew about food.

That happens a lot. This one caught my eye because it warned of the “hidden dangers lurking in my salad bowl,” and I was eating a salad.

The book, The Plant Paradox, has an image of an artfully smashed tomato on the cover, and it tells readers that eating tomatoes is “inciting a kind of chemical warfare in our bodies, causing inflammatory reactions tha...

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79 Ties: Unmoored by a Psychotic Break
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Like a rare butterfly, my son is examined and classified with a label: schizoaffective disorder. www.nytimes.com/2017/04/21/...
78 Video Games Help Model Brain’s Neurons
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A video game is being used to help understand the structure of neurons, which could aid in treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. www.nytimes.com/2017/04/24/...
78 This Week in Health: Bike to Work, Eat Less Salt, Try Zumba
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This week brought plenty of new research on the health virtues of exercise. One study also helped banish the “I have no time” excuse by showing that a more active commute to work may help you live longer. Here’s what else grabbed our attention in health news this week. (Sign up for our newsletter for more.)

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78 Your Meal Has Six Times More Salt Than You Think
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How much salt was in your lunch? Whatever your guess, chances are you’re off. By a lot.

In a new study, published in the journal Appetite, researchers stood outside fast-food restaurants and asked people to guess how much sodium they just ate. Their answers were almost always six times too low.

That’s because people don’t tend to use a lot of salt to season...

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98 First Words: America’s New ‘Anxiety’ Disorder
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This is not a nation that has ever been shy about self-diagnosing its own jitters. Now the condition has become political. www.nytimes.com/2017/04/18/...