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Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Metabolic Syndrome."
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Metabolic Syndrome."
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Psychology & Health: "How does a vacation from work affect employee health and well-being?" "Vacation frequency is associated with metabolic syndrome and symptoms."
Psychosomatic Medicine: "Are Vacations Good for Your Health? The 9-Year Mortality Experience After the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial."
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