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Writing away the body image blues

Body dissatisfaction among women is widespread and can lead to a number of worrisome outcomes, including eating disorders, depression and anxiety. While researchers know a lot about what makes women's body image worse, they ...

Jun 21, 2018
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Testing solutions to overheating in hazmat suits

In 2015, health care workers in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone, contacted a Stanford research team regarding their work on how people regulate body temperature. They were hoping for a solution to the debilitating heat inside the ...

Jun 20, 2018
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Girls with high level of vitamin D have stronger muscles

Girls are stronger with higher levels of vitamin D, but this association is not found in boys. These are the results from a new large study from the Odense Child Cohort, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology ...

Jun 15, 2018
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Acute insomnia found to be common among good sleepers

(HealthDay)—Acute insomnia (AI) is common among good sleepers, and about three-quarters of those with AI recover good sleep, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies ...

Jun 14, 2018
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Exercise opposite side to keep casted limb strong

When you injure an arm, exercising the same healthy limb on the other side of the body may be key to maintaining strength and muscle size in the injured limb, a University of Saskatchewan study shows.

Jun 12, 2018
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