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Kindness: 12 Minutes to a Better Mood

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 — A sure-fire antidote to the blues is to focus on others, a new study suggests. “Walking around and offering kindness to others in the world reduces anxiety and increases happiness and feelings of social connection,” said study author Douglas Gentile, a professor of psychology at Iowa State University. “It’s a… Read More »

'Rock-a-Bye' You, for Better Sleep?

Print this page THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 — Like a baby, being rocked can help you sleep, but it might also improve your memory, new research suggests. Two studies, one in humans and the other in mice, report that being rocked has real benefits for sleep. “Having a good night’s sleep means falling asleep rapidly… Read More »

'Medicare for more' polls better than 'Medicare for all'

More people would prefer to have the option to enroll in a government-run plan rather than have a fully government-financed healthcare system, although both Democrat-backed ideas are popular among voters, according to a poll out Wednesday from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The results could influence congressional Democrats’ approach to healthcare policy. The Democrat-run House is… Read More »