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American Pregnancy Association: “Inducing Labor.”
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology: “The neuroprotective effects of cocoa flavanol and its influence on cognitive performance.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Daily Wellness Tip: Giggle Your Way to a Good Mood and a Pain-Free Back,” “Good Carbs: This is Your Brain on Carbs,” “Eating Chocolate Can Be Healthy,” “Healthy Sex=Happy Life,” “What a Rush!” “Your Body, Your Stress.”
Harvard Medical School: “Exercising to Relax.”
Hormone Health Network: “Hormonal Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate.”
National Alliance on Mental Illness: “Depression.”
National Institute on Drug Abuse: “Drugs and the Brain.”
National Parkinson Foundation: “What is Parkinson’s?”
Nutrients: “Influence of Tryptophan and Serotonin on Mood and Cognition With a Possible Role of the Gut-Brain Axis.”
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation: “Prescription Medications.”
Science Museum: “What Are Endorphins?”
UCLA: “The Teenage Brain on Social Media.”
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