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    1. Jacob

      Negative News Stresses Women More Than Men

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      In a not some so surprising resuilt, at least on the surface. A study finds that bad news articles in the media increase women’s sensitivity to stressful situations, but do not men’s. The study is from University of Montreal and published in PLOS One. The women who participated in the...
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      45-Second De-Stress Tips

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      If you’re anything like me, you wake up in the morning, hit the ground running, work through lunch, and only stop thinking about your job when your head hits the pillow. So, needless to say, I occasionally have days where I’m stressed out of my mind. According to Dr. Paul...
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      5 Natural Tips for Balance, Energy and Low Stress Holidays

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      Both stress and the availability of wonderful, and often not so healthy, food go way up. It can be a difficult time when it comes to keeping one’s balance and energy. Here are 5 tips to help you keep your energy and vitality on a high this holiday season. 1....
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      Stress of Noisy Workplace Means Huge Increase in Heart Disease Risk

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      A persistently noisy workplace more than doubles an employee’s risk of serious heart disease, suggests research published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Young men who smoker have the highest risk, the study show. For the study, researchers use3d a nationally representative sample of more than 6,000 employees, ages 20 yeas...
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      Research Finds Stress-factors Can Control Genes

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      More and more is coming to light about the major impact that stress has on our health. In fact continued stress is now considered a serious disease state by many health professionals. Stress has many form, from the common notion of emotional stress, to various kinds of physical stress on...
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      Five Great Reasons to Drink Tea

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      Herbal tea has been used by many cultures as an herbal remedy since anciant times. Several recent studies have found a wide range of health benefits from green tea. According to Chinese legend, tea was discovered accidentally by an emperor 4,000 years ago. Since then, Traditional Chinese Medicine has recommended...
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      Going Gray – Relax

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      Those pesky graying hairs that tend to crop up with age really are signs of stress, reveals a new report in the June 12 issue of Cell, a Cell Press publication. Researchers have discovered that the kind of “genotoxic stress” that does damage to DNA depletes the melanocyte stem cells...
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      Reseach Finds How Body-Mind Technique Works on Stress

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      Chinese researchers have unlocked the mechanism of an emerging mind-body technique that produces measurable changes in attention and stress reduction in just five days of practice. In October 2007, researchers led by visiting University of Oregan (UO) professor Yi-Yuan Tang and UO psychologist Michael Posner found that doing IBMT prior...
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      First “Sister Study” Says Live Healthy and Age Better

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      A long-term study of sisters reinforces the importance of healthy living for better health. Women who maintain a healthy weight and who have lower perceived stress may be less likely to have chromosome changes associated with aging, than obese and stressed women, according to a pilot study that was part...
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      Stress Can Lead to Itching

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      Skin provides the first level of defense to infection, serving not only as a physical barrier, but also as a site for white blood cells to attack invading bacteria and viruses. The immune cells in skin can over-react, however, resulting in inflammatory skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and psoriasis....
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      Music Helps With Stress When Pregnant

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      “The value of music therapy is slowly being realized by nurses in various clinical areas, including obstetrics. Previous studies have demonstrated a high prevalence of psychological stress during pregnancy.” write researchers in a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing. The study found that participants listening to 30...
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      Acupressure Better Than Drugs at Calming Kids Before Surgery

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      According to a new study published in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia, acupressure treatment given to children undergoing anesthesia noticeably lowers their anxiety levels from the surgery, lowering stress levels for them and their families According to researchers Dr. Zeev Kain, anesthesiology and perioperative care chair, and his Yale University...
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      Acupressure Better Than Drugs at Calming Kids Before Surgery

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       According to a new study published in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia, acupressure treatment given to children undergoing anesthesia noticeably lowers their anxiety levels from the surgery, lowering stress levels for them and their families According to researchers Dr. Zeev Kain, anesthesiology and perioperative care chair, and his Yale University...
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      Childhood Stress Ups Alergy Risk

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      New study links emotion and the whole person when it come to illness. Moving house or the separation of parents can significantly increase the risk of children developing allergies later on. These are the results from a long-term study correlating life-style, immune system development and allergies.  The study is published...
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      Stressed: Smell the Coffee

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      Coffee the new stress busting herbal remedy. Loving that coffee smell is in the genes. A new study from says smell the coffee and it triggers genes that reduce anxiety, in rats anyway. Well you don’t need to tell billions of coffee sniffers. How often have we heard, “I love...
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