4 ways to relax at your office on National Relaxation Day
Aug15

4 ways to relax at your office on National Relaxation Day

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wednesday is National Relaxation Day.If you are stuck at work and missing out on a spa day or reading at the beach, relax, literally.We’ve got you covered.”Good Morning America” turned to two experts for tips on how to re…

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Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study
Aug15

Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. RICHA KALRA DR. RYAN GUINNESS(NEW YORK) — It only takes one sleepless night to ruin social interactions and make people feel lonely, a new study showed.In 1942 the average American used to sleep about 7.9 hours, according to t…

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New ‘zombie’ gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer
Aug14

New ‘zombie’ gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — They may not be the fastest or the smartest or even the scariest, but when it comes to beating cancer, elephants are the superheroes of the living world.It’s a phenomenon that has baffled scientists since the 1970s. After…

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Suicide risk nearly double for traumatic brain injury sufferers: Study
Aug14

Suicide risk nearly double for traumatic brain injury sufferers: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — People who have been identified as having suffered a traumatic brain injury have almost double the risk of suicide than people without the condition, a new study by researchers in Denmark has found.The study, published Tu…

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Hilarious photo shoot celebrates parents’ empty nest
Aug14

Hilarious photo shoot celebrates parents’ empty nest

Laura Eskridge(SPRINGBORO, Ohio) — Some parents despair at the thought of their kids leaving home. But not Vicky and Jeff Piper.The Springboro, Ohio, couple was so looking forward to their youngest child leaving for college, they celebrated with a pho…

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Black boys more fearful in whiter neighborhoods, study finds
Aug14

Black boys more fearful in whiter neighborhoods, study finds

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. ANNA CHACON
(NEW YORK) —  Young black men expect increased scrutiny, surveillance and even direct targeting when in areas that have more white people than they typically encounter, a study has found.Researchers from the D…

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