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How to kick-start your brain in the morning (and we don't just mean coffee)

Ever wake up thinking, "It can't be morning. Didn't I just go to bed?" Here's how to fix that. Read more



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How to kick-start your brain in the morning (and we don't just mean coffee)

Ever wake up thinking, "It can't be morning. Didn't I just go to bed?" Here's how to fix that. Read more

Almost 90 Major Companies Commit To Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions

9 ways your body is translating your emotions

You know what's overwhelming? Deciphering how we actually, well, feel. But there may be a more obvious sign than just trying to think throu… Read more

Daily baby aspirin could help many pregnancies, save lives

A small amount of daily aspirin can significantly cut the risk of developing preeclampsia in pregnancy. Read more

Bye-bye, blow dryer: Wet styling is the way to go

This method is especially popular among women with naturally curly or kinky hair. But really, all hair types can do it, from wavy to straight. Read more

Hidden perk of being tall: reduced risk of diabetes

For every 10 centimeters of additional height, there's a 41% reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in males and a 33% reduced risk in females, a study says. Read more

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9 ways your body is translating your emotions

You know what's overwhelming? Deciphering how we actually, well, feel. But there may be a more obvious sign than just trying to think throu… Read more

19 ways to keep your mind off those lousy breakup feels

Here are 19 strategies to cope and recoup during the healing process, before investing in a makeover. Read more

Want to live longer? Be an optimist, study says

Monty Python aside, focusing on the upside of life could easily be the theme song for a new study focusing on a key component of longevity:… Read more

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Vegetarians and protein

Am I getting enough protein if I follow a vegetarian or vegan diet? Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: How important is breast density when reported on a mammogram?

Q: I get mammograms about once every 18 months. Fortunately, they have always been normal. Perhaps you moved to a different state or your state changed their mammogram reporting requirements ahead of the FDA's ruling. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cat scratches, bites can lead to infection

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My cat scratched me while I was trimming his claws, and the wound later became infected. Are cat scratches a special concern? ANSWER: A bite or scratch from a cat carries particular risks, and infection is common. Read more