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Stress and Your Health
April is Stress Awareness Month, but stress can affect your life at any time of the year. Read on for some tips to reduce your stress.
Stress May Stretch Your Waistline
People who are stressed out for long periods of time may face a higher risk of becoming obese, according to a new study.
Mental Stress and Your Heart
For younger women with heart disease, mental stress could have a big effect on their health, a new study found.
The Price of Complementary Health Approaches
Americans spent $30.2 billion on complementary health approaches in a year, according to a recent analysis.
PTSD May Put the Heart in Peril
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may reduce the ability of blood vessels to fully dilate, which may raise heart attack and stroke risk, a new study found.
The Invisible Toll of Stress
Attention all you young guys out there — if you're stressed out a lot, it may be something to worry about.
Diabetes: How Teen Stress Could Predict Adult Risk
Many people believe that a positive mindset can help them overcome disease. New evidence suggests that the power of the mind-body connection may not only be real, it may also be a two-way street.
The Dangers of Energy Drinks
How many energy drinks can young adults safely drink per day? The answer may surprise you.
How Work Stress Could Harm Your Health
Is work stress putting you at risk of having a meltdown? It may be putting your health at risk, too.
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heartbeat rhythm problem.