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American Journal of Medicine: “Sexual Activity and Satisfaction in Healthy Community-dwelling Older Women.”
American Psychological Association: “Personality changes for the better with age,” “The real secrets to a longer life.”
Harvard Gazette: “Smarter by the minute, sort of.”
Johns Hopkins Medical Library: “Introduction to Menopause.”
KidsHealth.org: “Why Do People Shrink?”
National Sleep Foundation: “Insomnia & Older Adults.”
Oregon Technology in Education Council: “Theories of Intelligence.”
Scientific American: “How do hairs like those on the chest or in the nose know to grow when you trim them?”
U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Physiological changes in scalp, facial and body hair after menopause: a cross-sectional population-based study of subjective changes.”
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