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August 15, 2018 - 7:59 am
(NEW YORK) -- Wednesday is National Relaxation Day. If you are stuck at work and missing out on a spa day or reading at the beach, relax, literally. We've got you covered. "Good Morning America" turned to two experts for tips on how to relax while you're at work. The good news is that relaxation...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:34 am
BY: DR. RICHA KALRA DR. RYAN GUINNESS (NEW YORK) -- It only takes one sleepless night to ruin social interactions and make people feel lonely, a new study showed. In 1942 the average American used to sleep about 7.9 hours, according to the National Gallup survey, but now the average American's busy...
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August 14, 2018 - 7:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- They may not be the fastest or the smartest or even the scariest, but when it comes to beating cancer, elephants are the superheroes of the living world. It's a phenomenon that has baffled scientists since the 1970s . After all, at their size, they should have a much higher rate of...
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August 14, 2018 - 7:02 pm
(NEW YORK) -- People who have been identified as having suffered a traumatic brain injury have almost double the risk of suicide than people without the condition, a new study by researchers in Denmark has found. The study, published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA, examined 34,529 deaths by...
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August 14, 2018 - 12:18 pm
(SPRINGBORO, Ohio) -- Some parents despair at the thought of their kids leaving home. But not Vicky and Jeff Piper. The Springboro, Ohio, couple was so looking forward to their youngest child leaving for college, they celebrated with a photo shoot. It was her husband's idea, Vicky Piper told "Good...
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August 14, 2018 - 8:16 am
BY: DR. ANNA CHACON (NEW YORK) -- Young black men expect increased scrutiny, surveillance and even direct targeting when in areas that have more white people than they typically encounter, a study has found. Researchers from the Department of Sociology at Ohio State University gave 506 black boys...
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August 14, 2018 - 7:42 am
(NEW YORK) -- Iskra Lawrence is a 27-year-old body positive model and activist on a mission to change the world. You may recognize Lawrence from her many lingerie campaigns with Aerie, American Eagle Outfitter’s intimate apparel brand, or from social media, where she has amassed a following of...
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August 14, 2018 - 7:37 am
(NEW YORK) -- Supermodel Miranda Kerr says she drinks it every morning and actress Busy Philipps has talked about it with her 1.1 million Instagram followers. Speaking of Instagram, you’ve probably seen it all over your feed. It is celery juice, the latest wellness trend gaining buzz on social...
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August 13, 2018 - 5:53 pm
BY: DR. RICHA KALRA (NEW YORK) -- Thinking positively is often good for brain health -- but a new study shows it's important to proceed with caution. Positive thoughts seem to increase connections between regions of the brain in favorable ways. But the study, published in The Journal of...
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August 13, 2018 - 3:50 pm
BY: DR. EDITH BRACHO-SANCHEZ and DR. RICHA KALRA (NEW YORK) -- Adults who hold back-and-forth conversations with young children rather than just talking to them may be helping to strengthen connections between the language regions of the children’s brains, new research shows. The new study...
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