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  • Breastfeeding May Lower Women’s Postmenopausal Stroke Risk

    Breastfeeding May Lower Women’s Postmenopausal Stroke Risk

    Breastfeeding also reduces your risk for breast and ovarian cancer, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and other conditions.

  • The Health Benefits of Male Friendships

    The Health Benefits of Male Friendships

    From on-screen bromances to buddy comedies, male friendships play a big role in many movies. But they’re even more important in real life. Social support is associated with staying healthier and living longer. And the benefits can be long-lasting.

  • Exercise Safe, Even Helpful, for Heart Failure

    Exercise Safe, Even Helpful, for Heart Failure

    For years, experts weren't certain if physical activity and heart failure were a good mix. Some feared that it could be dangerous for people with this disease. But now, there is much more evidence that exercise is not only safe but also beneficial in many ways. Physical activity can help heart failure patients.

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The Stress-Pain Connection: Stay Mindful of Root Causes to Find Relief

Stress and chronic pain have a complex relationship, as they share significant conceptual and physiological overlaps. Pain and stress are both adaptive in protecting the body, but if either become chronic, it can lead to long-term suffering and compromised well-being. Constant stress can also lead to the worsening of pain, or vice versa. And persistence of stress, whether emotional or physiological, can deplete the body’s resources and increase its risk for disease.

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True or false: Brushing your teeth with an up-and-down or side-to-side motion cleans your teeth most effectively.

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