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Can a smile reduce the pain of an injection?

A recent study finds that both smiling and grimacing could reduce the sensation of pain associated with a “vaccination-like needle injection.” A sincere smile also reduced stress-induced physiological responses in participants. Written by Tim Newman...

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How to treat anxiety naturally

Many people have chronic stress and anxiety. They face symptoms such as nervousness, agitation, tension, a racing heart, and chest pain. Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, Ph.D., CRNP Written by Zawn Villines on January...

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Regularly consuming fish may protect brain health

Cerebrovascular disease — or vascular brain disease — which impacts the blood vessels in the brain, is the fifthTrusted Source leading cause of death in the United States. Health experts associate fish consumption with a lower risk...

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What are the benefits of beetroot?

Beetroot has been gaining in popularity as a superfood. Recent studies claim that beets and beetroot juice can improve athletic performance, reduce blood pressure, and increase blood flow. Medically reviewed by Kathy W. Warwick, R.D.,...

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