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    1. Devout Women May Enjoy Better Health

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Routinely attending religious services may confer a halo of better health around American women, a new study suggests. Harvard researchers found that women who went to religious services at least twice a week were one-third le

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    2. Meditation May Sharpen Memory

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A regular meditation practice might benefit older adults beginning to notice memory problems, a small pilot study finds. The study focused on 25 older adults deemed to have mild cognitive impairment -- problems with memory an

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    3. Mindfulness May Help Ease Recurrent Depression

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness therapy may help reduce the risk of repeated bouts of depression, researchers report. One expert not connected to the study explained the mindfulness approach. "Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy enhances

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    4. Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your Heart

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tai chi and other traditional Chinese exercises may benefit people with heart disease, researchers report. The new review of 35 studies included more than 2,200 people in 10 countries. The investigators found that, amon

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    5. Penalty, Not Reward, May Get Workers Healthier

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Financial penalties work better than cash rewards for motivating employees to meet physical activity goals in a workplace wellness program, a new study reports. Employees met a daily walking distance goal more often when

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    6. Bonding With Others: Crucial for Long-Term Health?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Social ties are as important to your long-term health as exercise and healthy eating, a new study suggests. "Our analysis makes it clear that doctors, clinicians, and other health workers should redouble their efforts to he

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    7. Secret Santa or Grinch? Brain Scans May Tell

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you spend the Christmas season decking the halls and whistling Christmas tunes, or grumbling "bah humbug" at holiday-spirited passers-by may depend largely on a particular network of nerves in your brain, a sm

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    8. Unhappiness Won't Kill You

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Here's some good news for the grim and the grumpy: A new study claims that unhappiness itself has no direct effect on whether people will die before their time. Women in poor health are more likely to be unhappy, but t

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    9. Cohabitation, Marriage Boost Women's Mental Health

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Living together or getting married provides young adults -- especially women -- with a boost to emotional health, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from 8,700 Americans who were born between 1980 and 1984, and in

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    10. Too Much TV When Young May Hamper Middle-Age Brain

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults who watch tons of TV, and spend more time on the couch than at the gym, may end up paying for it with diminished mental performance in middle-age, new research suggests. "We found that low physical activity and

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