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Seven apps to support your mental health and mindfulness

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Life can be stressful. Very stressful. Dealing with work, relationships, family, social media and the struggles of daily life can be a lot. Finding someone to talkRead More

7 apps to support your mental health and mindfulness

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Life can be stressful. Very stressful. Dealing with work, relationships, family, social media and the struggles of daily life can be a lot. Finding someone to talkRead More

Salmonella outbreak in 31 states has suspected link to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An outbreak of salmonella that has infected 73 people in 31 states has led investigators to a suspected culprit: certain batches of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. TheRead More

US teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight, study says

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A newly released study of about 15,000 high school students has found that fewer are having sex and fewer are using drugs. The national Youth Risk BehaviorRead More

Vitamin D: Good for bones, and possibly the colon

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Vitamin D helps maintain bone health, but could it also help prevent cancer? Researchers think it could lower the risk of colon cancer, because of its roleRead More

Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The rate of suicide for women increased by a staggering 50 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to a new study by the CDC. The rate ofRead More

Foods with carbs and fats together make the brain light up more, study finds

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — On a platter of cheese, pretzels and donuts, most people will probably reach for the donuts, according to a new study. That could be because the brainRead More

Six steps you can take now to protect your mental health

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Kate Spade was a designer whose name was synonymous with style and fun. Anthony Bourdain was a celebrity chef and TV host who seemed to be atRead More

Cash and a fitness device could help motivate people to exercise, study finds

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wearable fitness trackers can help people log their 10,000 daily steps, but can the devices help get heart-disease patients off the couch to start exercising? A newRead More